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Encyclopedia > 1670 in music

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Events

Published popular music

Classical music

  • Denis Gaultier - Pièces de luth sur trois différens modes nouveaux

Denis Gaultier (1603–1672) was a French lutenist and composer. ...

Opera

The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. ...

Births

July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Giovanni Bononcini (1670 - June 19, 1747), was an Italian Baroque composer and cellist, one of a family of musicians. ... // Events January 31 - The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Dock Hospital April 9 - The Scottish Jacobite Lord Lovat was beheaded by axe on Tower Hill, London, for high treason; he was the last man to be executed in this way in Britain May 14 - First battle of Cape... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... Richard Leveridge was born in London on July 19, 1670 and died there on March 22, 1758. ... 1758 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Julie (or Julia) dAubigny (1670 – 1707), also known as La Maupin, was a 17th century swordswoman and opera singer. ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal March 26 - The Acts of Union becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one country, the Kingdom of Great Britain. ... Antonio Caldara (1670 or 1671 - December 26, 1736) was an Italian Baroque composer. ... Events January 26 - Stanislaus I of Poland abdicates his throne. ... Turlough OCarolan (Irish name Toirdhealbhach Ó Cearbhalláin, 1670 - March 25, 1738) was a blind, itinerant Irish harper and composer whose great fame is due to his gifts for composition and verse. ... Events February 4 - Court Jew Joseph Suss Oppenheimer is executed in Württenberg April 15 - Premiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ... Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer (c. ... // Events Catharine de Ricci (born 1522) canonized. ...

Deaths

  • date unknown - François Du Fault, composer

See also

1669 in music, other events of 1670, 1671 in music and the list of years in music. See also: 1668 in music, other events of 1669, 1670 in music, list of years in music. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...


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Baroque Composers – Overview, individual biographies (4642 words)
His performance of sacred music, instrumental and vocal, made Lübeck a place of pilgrimage for musicians anxious to advance in their art, and the young Sebastian Bach himself traveled two hundred miles to hear them and to sit at the feet of the Master.
English musical life during the first half of the 1700s was dominated by the giant figure of Handel, who had settled in London in 1712; here once again, royalty had played its influential part.
As the 18th century progressed, European music was also becoming increasingly familiar in the United States, a particularly enthusiastic exponent being Thomas Jefferson, politician, diplomat, foreign minister to France, vice president under John Adams, two-term president of the United States, and of course, author of the Declaration of Independence.
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