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Encyclopedia > 1777 in music

See also: 1776 in music, other events of 1777, 1778 in music, list of years in music. See also: 1775 in music, other events of 1776, 1777 in music, list of years in music. ... Events The Cornish language died out 2nd edition of Encyclopædia Britannica published January 3 - American general George Washington defeats British general Charles Cornwallis at the Battle of Princeton. ... See also: 1777 in music, other events of 1778, 1779 in music, list of years in music. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

W.A. Mozart at the age of 21 W.A. Mozart at the age of 34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) is considered one of the greatest composers of European classical music. ... This article is about the city and federal state in Austria. ... Samuel Arnold ( 1740 - October 22, 1802) was a British composer. ... Johann Nikolaus Forkel (February 22, 1749–March 20, 1818), was a German musician, musicologist and music theorist. ... Map of Germany showing Göttingen 1 External links Coat of Arms University of Göttingen Top: The old Auditorium Maximum (1862-65) Bottom: New library building Göttingen is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Thomas Augustine Arne (1710-March 5, 1778) was an English composer, best known for the popular patriotic song, Rule Britannia, which is still frequently sung, notably at the Last Night of the Proms; and also his musical settings of songs from the plays of William Shakespeare. ...

Opera

Armide is an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck. ... Christoph Willibald Gluck (July 2, 1714 – November 15, 1787) was a German composer. ... Franz Joseph Haydn, (March 31 or April 1, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was a leading composer of the Classical period, called the Father of the Symphony and Father of the String Quartet. He used his second name, spelled in German Josef. He was the brother of Michael Haydn, himself a... The Beggars Opera is a ballad opera, a satiric play using some of the conventions of opera, but without the recitative. ... Thomas Linley (1732 - November 19, 1795), English musician, was born at Wells, Somerset, and studied music at Bath, where he settled as a singing-master and conductor of the concerts. ...

Classical music

  • Michael Haydn - Missa S Hieronymi
  • Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 ("Jeunehomme")

Johann Michael Haydn (September 14, 1737 – August 10, 1806) was an Austrian composer, the younger brother of Joseph Haydn. ...

Births

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Louis Poinsot (1777 - 1859) was a French mathematician and physicist. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... June 2 is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 92 days remaining, as the final day of September. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...

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