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1722 in music

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1722 in music

The year 1722 in music involved some significant events.

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Events

  • Tomaso Albinoni becomes opera director to the Elector of Bavaria.
  • André Campra becomes vice-maitre-de-chapelle of the Chapelle Royale at Versailles.
  • In a staged quarrel, Francesco Maria Veracini comes into conflict with Johann David Heinichen and the singer Senesino, ending with his leaping from a third storey window. He will walk with a limp for the rest of his life.
  • Johann Friedrich Fasch is appointed Kapellmeister at Zerbst, where he will remain for the rest of his life.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach produces the first of his Notebooks for Anna Magdalena Bach.
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau publishes the Traité de l'harmonie réduite à ses principes naturels.
  • Classical music

  • Tomaso Albinoni – Concertos à cinque, Op. 9: no 2 for Oboe in D minor
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Das wohltemperierte Klavier, vol 1
  • "English" Suites
  • Giovanni Bononcini – Divertimenti da camera
  • François Couperin – Pièces de clavecin, Book 3
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka – Trio Sonatas (6) for 2 Oboes, Bassoon and Basso Continuo
  • Opera

  • Carlo Arrigoni – La vedova
  • Baldassare Galuppi – La fede nell'incostanza ossia gli amici rivali
  • Nicola Porpora – Gli Orti Esperidi (libretto by Metastasio)
  • Leonardo Vinci – Le Zite 'n Calera
  • Births

  • January 18 – Antonio Rodríguez de Hita, composer (d. 1787)
  • January 28 – Johann Ernst Bach II, composer (d. 1777)
  • June 30 – Jiří Antonín Benda, composer (d. 1795)
  • October 2 – Leopold Widhalm, luthier
  • December 3 – Hryhorii Skovoroda, poet, philosopher and composer (d. 1794)
  • probable – Francis Hutcheson, songwriter (died 1773)
  • Deaths

  • April 16 – Johann Jacob Bach, musician and composer (b. 1682)
  • June 5 – Johann Kuhnau, composer (born 1660)
  • July 11 – Johann Joseph Vilsmayr, violinist and composer (b. 1663)
  • November 24 – Johann Adam Reincken, organist (born 1623)
  • date unknown - Antonio Tarsia, composer (b. 1643)
  • References

    1722 in music Wikipedia


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