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Encyclopedia > 1723 in music

See also: 1722 in music, other events of 1723, 1724 in music, list of years in music. See also: 1721 in music, other events of 1722, 1723 in music, list of years in music. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... See also: 1723 in music, other events of 1724, 1725 in music, list of years in music. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Handel House. ... Alessandro Scarlatti (May 2, 1660 – October 24, 1725) was a Baroque composer especially famous for his operas and chamber cantatas. ... Pier Francesco Tosi (around 1653 - 1732) was a castrato singer and writer on music. ... Francesco Maria Veracini. ...

Classical music

Johann Sebastian Bach, 1748 portrait by Elias Gottlob Haussmann Johann Sebastian Bach (21 March 1685 – 28 July 1750)[1] was a German composer and organist of the baroque period, and is widely acknowledged[2] as one of the greatest composers in the Western tonal tradition; indeed, many critics and scholars... Georg Philipp Telemann (March 14, 1681–June 25, 1767) was a German Baroque music composer, born in Magdeburg. ... Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) was a Bohemian Baroque composer active in Dresden. ...

Opera

The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera is an art form consisting of a dramatic stage performance set to music. ... George Frideric Handel (German Georg Friedrich Händel), (February 23, 1685 – April 14, 1759) was a German Baroque music composer who lived much of his life in England. ...

Births

December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Karl Friedrich Abel (December 22, 1723 – June 20, 1787) was a German composer of the Classical era. ...

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