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Encyclopedia > 1725 in music

See also: 1724 in music, other events of 1725, 1726 in music, list of years in music. See also: 1723 in music, other events of 1724, 1725 in music, list of years in music. ... Events February 8 - Catherine I became empress of Russia February 20 - The first reported case of white men scalping Native Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony. ... See also: 1725 in music, other events of 1726, 1727 in music, list of years in music. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (January 4, 1710 - March 16, 1736) was an Italian composer, violinist and organist. ... Location within Italy Naples (Italian Napoli, Neapolitan Napule, from Greek Νέα Πόλις - Néa Pólis - meaning New City) is the largest city in southern Italy and capital of Campania Region. ... Gaetano Greco (ca. ... Domenico Scarlatti (October 26, 1685 – July 23, 1757) was an Italian composer of the Baroque era. ...

Classical 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. ... Alessandro Scarlatti (May 2, 1660 – October 24, 1725) was a Baroque composer especially famous for his operas and chamber cantatas. ... Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (March 4, 1678, Venice – July 28, 1741, Vienna), nicknamed Il Prete Rosso, meaning The Red Priest, was an Italian priest and baroque music composer. ...

Opera

Georg Philipp Telemann (March 14, 1681–June 25, 1767) was a German Baroque music composer, born in Magdeburg. ... Rodelinda is an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ... 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. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ...

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Joaquim Joze Antunes (Lisbon,c 1725 - Lisbon,c 1790), Portuguese Harpsichord maker, One of the most important 18th centuary Portuguese harpsichord makers and a member of a family of keyboard instrument makers, located in Lisbon. ...

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Classical Music - A short history (1002 words)
The high baroque music of the eighteenth century was dominated by the genius of Bach and Handel.
Later in the century, the Classic style of Haydn and Mozart dominated the music of Western Europe, with the symphony, sonata, and string quartet predominating, and the sonata principle at the core of musical structure.
1725 to 1900, that is the period of the defining tradition of western music.
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