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ⓘ 1729 in music




                                     

ⓘ 1729 in music

  • Pietro Locatelli settles in Amsterdam, where he will spend the rest of his life.
  • George Frideric Handel becomes co-manager of the Kings Theatre, London.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach premieres his First Kothen Funeral Music at Evening on March 23 and his Funeral Cantata Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt, BWV 244a before midday on March 24 both at the St. James Church, Kothen for the funeral services of his former employer, Leopold, Prince of Anhalt-Kothen.
  • April 15 Johann Sebastian Bach repeats his St Matthew Passion BWV 244b BC D 3a St. Thomas Church, Leipzig
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Georg Philipp Telemann
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier – Concerto for cello, viol or bassoon
  • Jean-Joseph Mouret – Symphony de Fanfare
  • Antonio Caldara – Vicino a un rivoletto
  • Michel Richard Delalande – Motets de feu De La Lande Motets of the late De La Lande, a collection of grand motets
  • Der getreue Music-Meister editor, continued from 1728 Hamburg.
  • Antonio Vivaldi – Op. 12, a collection of violin concerti, published in Amsterdam
                                     

2. Births

  • December 1 – Giuseppe Sarti, opera composer died 1802
  • October 17 – Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, composer died 1817
  • May 3 – Florian Leopold Gassmann, opera composer died 1774
  • October 1 – Anton Adlgasser, composer died 1777
  • October 16 – Pierre van Maldere, violinist and composer died 1768
  • December 3 – Antonio Soler, composer died 1783
                                     

3. Deaths

  • June 27 – Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, French harpsichordist and composer b. 1665
  • July 16 – Johann David Heinichen, German composer born 1683
  • July 31 – Nicola Francesco Haym, Roman opera librettist, composer and bibliographer working in London born 1678
  • date unknown – Attilio Ariosti, Bolognese composer working in London born 1666