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ⓘ 1733 in music




                                     

ⓘ 1733 in music

  • Beginning date of the William Dixon manuscript of music for the Border pipes, the oldest known surviving manuscript of pipe music from the British Isles.
  • First opera staged at the Nobile Teatro di San Giacomo di Corfù, Aurelio Aureli’s librettist Gerone, tiranno di Siracusa, probably the version with music by Johann Adolph Hasse, premiered in Naples in 1727.
  • Wilhelm Friedemann Bach is appointed organist of the Sophienkirche, Dresden.
  • July 2 – Johann Sebastian Bach performs a revised version of his Magnificat in D major, BWV 243, ending the mourning period for Augustus II the Strong, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland.
  • After 1733 – Johann Sebastian Bach makes the Leipzig premiere of the Passion cantata Ein Lammlein geht und tragt die Schuld by Carl Heinrich Graun.
  • Charles Theodore Pachelbel settles in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Jean-Marie Leclair becomes musical director to King Louis XV of France.
  • July 10 – George Frideric Handel premieres his English-language oratorio Athalia at the University of Oxfords Sheldonian Theatre.
                                     

1. Publications

  • Paolo Benedetto Bellinzani – Madrigali a due, a tre, quattro, e cinque voci, Op. 6
  • 6 Cello Sonatas, Op. 8b
  • Willem de Fesch
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier – 6 Flute Sonatas, Op. 44
  • Pierre Dandrieu – Noels, O filii, chansons de Saint-Jacques, Stabat mater, et carillons
  • 10 Trio Sonatas, Op. 7
  • Michel Corrette – 6 Concertos Comiques, Op. 8
  • Suites de Pieces, HWV 434–442
  • Trio Sonatas, Op. 2 HWV 386–394
  • Water Music, HWV 348–350 composed c.1717
  • Francesco Geminiani – Concerti grossi, Op. 3
  • George Frideric Handel
  • François Francoeur – 12 Violin Sonatas
  • Georg Friedrich Kauffmann – Harmonische Seelenlust first volumes, not completed until 1736
  • 12 fantaisies à traversiere sans basse, TWV 40:2–13 Hamburg:
  • Pietro Locatelli – Larte del violino: XII concerti, cioe violino solo, con XXIV capricci ad libitum, Op. 3 Amsterdam: Le Cene
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
  • Conversations en maniere de sonates, trio sonatas, Op. 2 Paris
  • Alexandre de Villeneuve
  • Conversations en maniere de sonates, solo sonatas, Op. 1 Paris
                                     

2. Classical music

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Mass for the Dresden court, BWV 232 I early version
  • Ouverture nach Franzosischer Art, BWV 831
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Harpsichord Concerto in A minor, H.403
  • Johann Ernst Galliard – 6 Bassoon Sonatas
  • Jean-Baptiste Barriere – 6 Cello Sonatas, Book 1
  • Athalia, HWV 52 oratorio
  • Christoph Graupner – Lass dein Ohr auf Weisheit, GWV 1138/33
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier – Ixion secular cantata
  • Deborah, HWV 51 oratorio
  • Maurice Greene – Lesson in D major
  • George Frideric Handel
  • Benedetto Marcello – Il pianto e il riso delle quattro stagioni oratorio
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
  • Ach wie nichtig ach wie fluchtig, TWV 4:6
  • 8 Italian Arias, ZWV 176
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka
  • Requiem, ZWV 46 for Elector Friedrich August II
  • Barbara dira effera, ZWV 164
                                     

3. Opera

  • Demofoonte
  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini – Griselda
  • Francisco Antonio de Almeida – La pazienza di Socrate
  • LOlimpiade
  • Sancio Pansa, governatore dellisola Barattaria
  • Antonio Caldara
  • Thomas Arne – Rosamund, with the composers sister, Susannah Maria, performing.
  • La serva padrona intermezzo
  • Johann Adolf Hasse – Siroe
  • Geminiano Giacomelli – Adriano in Siria
  • Il prigionier superbo
  • John Frederick Lampe – Dione
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
  • George Frideric Handel – Orlando
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau – Hippolyte et Aricie
  • Nicola Antonio Porpora – Arianna in Nasso
  • Antonio Vivaldi – Montezuma
                                     

4. Births

  • January 17 – Thomas Linley the elder died 1795
  • September 22 – Johann Anton Filtz died 1760
  • Johann Christian Fischer, composer died 1800
  • September 5 – Christoph Martin Wieland, poet and librettist died 1813
  • October 28 – Franz Ignaz von Beecke died 1803
  • October 29 – Gottfried van Swieten, collaborator of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven
  • January 3 – Josina van Aerssen died 1797
  • Date Unknown
  • Pierre Nicolas Brunet, playwright and librettist died 1771
                                     

5. Deaths

  • July 2 – Christian Petzold, organist and composer born 1677
  • October 14 – Pietro Pariati, librettist born 1665
  • May 18 – Georg Bohm, organist born 1661
  • October 26 – Antonio Veracini born 1659
  • February 26 – Johann Adam Birkenstock, violinist and composer born 1687
  • September 12 – François Couperin born 1668