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ⓘ 1800 in music




1800 in music
                                     

ⓘ 1800 in music

  • June 2 – The premiere of Cesare in Farmacusa, with music by Antonio Salieri and words by Carlo Prospero Defranceschi, takes place at the Karntnertortheater, Vienna.
  • December 1 – Franz Anton Hoffmeister and Ambrosius Kuhnel establish the Bureau de Musique, a music publishing company, in Leipzig.
  • April 21 – Haydns Creation is performed in London. In the interval, Samuel Wesley plays one of his own organ concertos.
  • September 6 – During Lord Nelsons visit to Eisenstadt, his companion Emma, Lady Hamilton, performs Haydns Arianna a Naxos and The Battle of the Nile, with Haydn himself on piano.
  • October 8 – Prince Joseph Franz von Lobkowitz pays Ludwig van Beethoven 200 florins for his String Quartets.
  • April 2 – Beethovens Symphony No. 1 debuts at the Burgtheater in Vienna.
  • October 14 – Nine-year-old prodigy Jakob Meyer Beer makes his debut on the concert platform, playing a Mozart piano concerto; Jakob later reinvents himself as Giacomo Meyerbeer.
  • March 28 – Anton Weidinger gives the first public performance of Haydns Trumpet Concerto in E flat major at the Vienna Burgtheater.
  • January 16 – Luigi Cherubinis opera, Les Deux Journees "The Water Carrier", is premiered in Paris at the Salle Feydeau.
  • February 22 – Lorenzo da Ponte, best known as Mozarts former librettist, goes bankrupt in London; his partner in the publishing business, Jan Ladislav Dussek, has already gone into hiding.
  • September 16 – François-Adrien Boïeldieus opera, Le calife de Bagdad, opens at Pariss Salle Favart.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Piano Concerto No. 3 composed; first performance in 1803
  • Piano Sonata in A-flat Major Op. 26
  • Symphony No. 1
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Piano Sonata in B-flat Major Op. 22
  • Giacomo Gotifredo Ferrari – 3 Trio Sonatas, Op. 25
  • Leopold Kozeluch – Three Grand Sonatas for piano accompanied by violin and cello
  • Louis-Emmanuel Jadin – 3 String Quartets, Livre 1
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek – Piano Sonata No.18, Op. 44
  • Wenzel Thomas Matiegka – Fantaisie in C major, Op. 4
  • Johann Friedrich Reichardt – Der Jubel oder Juchhei liederspiel
  • François Adrien Boieldieu – Harp concerto in C Major
  • Bartolomeo Campagnoli – 6 Fugues for Solo Violin, Op. 10
  • Carl Maria von Weber – 6 Variations sur un theme original, Op. 2
  • Franz Krommer – 3 String Quartets, Op. 18
  • Adalbert Gyrowetz – Divertissement, Op. 50
  • Adelaide Suzanne Camille Delaval – Prelude, Divertimento and Waltz, Op. 3
                                     

2. Opera

  • Carl Maria Von Weber – Das stumme Waldmadchen
  • William Reeve – Paul and Virginia
  • François Adrien Boieldieu – Le Calife de Bagdad
  • Antonio Salieri – Cesare in Farmacusa and LAngiolina
  • Ferdinando Paer – La testa riscaldata, La sonnambula, Ginevra degli Almieri and Poche ma buone
  • Luigi Cherubini – Les deux journees
                                     

3. Methods and theory writings

  • Musik-skole Kiobenhavn: Niels Christensen
  • Gottlieb Graupner – A New Preceptor for the German Flute Boston: G. Graupner
  • Johann Dalberg – Untersuchungen uber den Ursprung der Harmonie Erfurt: Beyer und Maring
  • Samuel Holyoke – The Instrumental Assistant Exeter, NH: H. Ranlet
  • Georg Joseph Vogler
  • William Shield – An Introduction to Harmony London: printed for the Author, sold by G. G. & J. Robinson
  • P. Hoey – A Plain and Concise Method of Learning the Gregorian Note Dublin: P. Wogan
  • Anton Bemetzrieder – A Complete Treatise on Music London: Thomas Rickaby
  • Choral-System Kopenhagen: Halyschen Musikhandlung
                                     

4. Births

  • Filipina Brzezinska-Szymanowska, Polish pianist and composer died 1886
  • Johann Kulik, luthier died 1872
  • January 1
  • August 26 – Joseph Christoph Kessler, German pianist and composer died 1872
  • March 5 – Georg Friedrich Daumer, librettist and philosopher died 1875
  • January 14 – Ludwig Ritter von Kochel, music researcher and composer died 1877
  • July 30 – Alexander Veltman, lyricist and writer died 1870
  • Pavel Mochalov, lyricist and actor died 1848
  • December 4 – Emil Aarestrup, lyricist and poet died 1856
  • January 11 – Giuseppina Ronzi de Begnis, Italian operatic soprano died 1853
  • Maria Caterina Rosalbina Caradori-Allan, French operatic soprano died 1865
  • Eduard Brendler, composer died 1831
  • December 1 – Mihaly Vorosmarty, lyricist and poet died 1855
  • November 6 – Eduard Grell, composer and conductor died 1886
  • July 31 – Michel Masson, lyricist and writer died 1883
  • May 5 – Raymond Brucker, librettist and writer died 1875
  • October 12 – Francesco Florimo, composer and music historian died 1888
  • June 24 – Antonio James Oury Anna Caroline Oury, composer and pianist died 1880
  • date unknown


                                     

5. Deaths

  • May 7 – Niccolo Piccinni, composer born 1728
  • January 4 – Giovanni Battista Mancini, Italian castrato and singing teacher born 1714
  • April 29 – Johann Christian Fischer, oboist and composer born 1733
  • January 6 – William Jones, music theorist and clergyman born 1726
  • September 26 – William Billings, Americas first major composer born 1746
  • August 4 – Julije Bajamonti, composer and historian born 1744
  • June 6 – Margareta Sofia Lagerqvist, opera singer born 1771
  • September 27 – Hyacinthe Jadin, French composer born 1776; tuberculosis
  • June 10 – Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, composer born 1747
  • September 8 – Pierre Gavinies, French violinist and composer born 1728
  • June 11 – Margarethe Danzi, German composer and soprano born 1768
  • August 3 – Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, harpsichordist and composer born 1736
  • March 9 – Dominique Della-Maria, composer and mandolin virtuoso born 1768