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ⓘ 1803 in music




1803 in music
                                     

ⓘ 1803 in music

  • 5 April – first performance of Beethovens Third Piano Concerto
  • 26 December – Haydn performs his last public concert, conducting The Seven Last Words of Christ
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Violin Sonata No. 7 published, composed between 1801 and 1802
  • Violin Sonata No. 9
  • Trio in E-flat major, Op. 38
  • Minuet, WoO 82
  • Das Gluck der Freundschaft, Op. 88
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • 3 Marches, Op. 45
  • Symphony No. 3 "Eroica", Op. 55
  • 10 Variations on Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu, Op. 121a
  • Piano Sonata No. 21 "Waldstein" started, Op. 53
  • Christus am Olberge, oratorio, Op. 85
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek – Piano Quartet in E-flat Major Op. 53 or 56
  • Joseph Haydn
  • Johann Evangelist Brandl – Symphony in D major, Op. 25
  • Bernhard Henrik Crusell – Concerto for Clarinet No. 3 in B-flat major
  • 6 Trios, Liv. 1
  • Anton Eberl – Symphony in E-flat major, Op. 33
  • unfinished String Quartet in D minor, Op. 103
  • Clarinet Concerto No.1, Op. 36
  • Concerto No.1 for 2 Clarinets, Op. 35
  • Franz Krommer
  • Jeremiah Ingalls – "Northfield"
  • Symphony No. 2, Op. 40
  • Concerto for Oboe in F Major Op. 37
  • Sonata concertata, MS 2
  • Niccolo Paganini
  • Le streghe, Op. 8
  • Grande sonata, MS 3
  • 3 Grand Sonatas, Op. 5
  • Bernard Romberg
  • Pierre Rode – Violin Concerto No.7 in A minor, Op. 9
  • Georg von Pasterwitz – 300 Themata und Versetten, Op. 4
  • Cello Concerto No.1, Op. 2
  • Ignaz Pleyel – 3 Keyboard Trios, B.474–476
  • Trio for 2 Violins and Cello in G major
  • Antonio Salieri – Gesù al limbo fur Soli, vierstimmigen Chor und Orchester
  • Trio for 2 Violins and Cello in E major
  • Giovanni Battista Viotti –
  • Joseph Wolfl – Symphony in G minor, Op. 40
                                     

2. Opera

  • Anton Fischer – Die Entlarvten
  • Ferdinando Paer – Sargino
  • Luigi Cherubini – Anacreon
  • Antonio Salieri – Die Hussiten vor Naumburg
  • Giovanni Paisiello – Proserpine
  • Gaetano Andreozzi – Il trionpho di Alessandro
                                     

3. Births

  • date unknown – Jan z Hvezdy, lyricist and writer died 1853
  • September 12 – Auguste Brizeux lyricist and artist died 1858
  • September 28 – Prosper Merimee, lyricist and writer died 1870
  • February 17 – Joseph-Philippe Simon, librettist and actor died 1891
  • June 30 – Thomas Lovell Beddoes, librettist and poet died 1849
  • July 8 – Julius Mosen, librettist and lawyer died 1867
  • December 5 – Fyodor Tyutchev, lyricist and poet died 1873
  • July 25 – Ferdinand Beyer, arranger and composer died 1863
  • December 11 – Hector Berlioz, composer died 1869
  • April 2 – Franz Lachner, Bavarian composer/conductor died 1890
  • June 24 – George James Webb, composer died 1887
  • July 19 – Franz von Kobell, lyricist and mineralogist died 1882
  • January 1 – Carolina Brunstrom, ballerina d. 1855
  • January 6 – Henri Herz, pianist and composer died 1888
  • May 12 – Alexandre Montfort, French composer died 1856
  • July 20 – Jakob Zeugheer, composer and violininst died 1865
  • September 4 – Anna Nielsen, mezzo-soprano died 1856
  • July 24 – Adolphe Adam, French composer died 1856
  • April 12 – Anton Wilhelm von Zuccalmaglio, lyricist and composer died 1869


                                     

4. Deaths

  • Johann Becker, organist and composer born 1726
  • August 29 – Giovanni de Gamerra, librettist and cleric born 1742
  • January 2 – Franz Ignaz von Beecke, composer born 1733
  • December 18 – Johann Gottfried Herder, lyricist and philosopher born 1744
  • January 18 – Sylvain Marechal, lyricist and writer born 1750
  • October 8 – Vittorio Alfieri, librettist and dramatist born 1749
  • February 18 – Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim, lyricist and poet born 1719
  • July 14 – Esteban Salas y Castro, Cuban composer born 1725
  • February 5 – Giovanni Battista Casti, librettist and poet born 1724
  • September 17 – Franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer born 1766
  • March 14 – Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, lyricist and poet born 1724
  • Johann Christoph Kellner, organist and composer born 1736
  • February 6 – Gasparo Angiolini, dancer, choreographer and composer born 1731
  • January 28 – Karl von Marinelli, theatre manager born 1745
  • February 16 – Giovanni Punto, composer and horn player born 1746
  • September 21 – John Christopher Moller, composer and music publisher born 1755
  • June 6 – Louis Gallodier, dancer and choreographer born c.1734
  • July 5 – William Jackson, composer and organist born 1730
  • date unknown
  • September 5 – François Devienne, composer born 1759