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Encyclopedia > 1687 in music

See also: 1686 in music, other events of 1687, 1688 in music and the list of 'years in music'. See also: 1685 in music, other events of 1686, 1687 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Published popular music Classical music Henry Purcell - Ye Tuneful Muses Opera Jean-Baptiste Lully - Armide et Rénaud Alessandro Scarlatti - Olimpia vendicata Births July 31 (or August 1) - Benedetto Marcello... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...



  • During a performance of his own Te Deum, Lully injures his foot with the point of his cane; this results in death from gangrene a few weeks later.
  • Jean-Nicolas Francine, Lully's son-in-law, becomes director of the Paris Opera.

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John Blow (1649 - October 1, 1708) was an English composer and organist. ...


The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera refers to a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental as it is through the lyrics. ...


December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Francesco Geminiani (December 5, 1687 – September 17, 1762), Italian violinist, composer, and music theorist, was born at Lucca. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Johann Georg Pisendel (December 26, 1687 - November 25, 1755) was a musician of the Baroque period. ...




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