Music year 1697

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Music year 1697
André Cardinal Destouches

André Cardinal Destouches celebrates his successful stage debut with the Pastorale héroïque Issé based on the libretto by Antoine Houdar de la Motte .

André Campra

At almost the same time, André Campra's first stage work, the Opéra-ballet L'Europe galante , will have its world premiere.


World premieres

Stage works

Beloved Adonis , title page of the libretto
Jesuit theater
  • Two school dramas by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber on libretti by Wolfgang Rinswerger have premieres in Salzburg :
    • Infelix parentum amor in Fernando filio… (C. App. 23); only received text
    • Invidia gloriae umbra in C. Julio Caesare repraesentata… (C. App. 28); only received text
Theater music

Instrumental music

Chamber music

  • The trio sonatas Ten Sonata's in Four Parts by Henry Purcell are published posthumously in London. The trio sonatas nos. 1–4 were composed around 1678–79, the trio sonatas nos. 7–9 probably in the years 1681–82, the trio sonatas nos. 10 probably 1683–84.

Keyboard music

  • Johann Krieger - Six musical roles, ... to all lovers of the piano / to play on a spinet or clavicordio ...

Vocal music


Instrument making

A Jean-Baptiste Voboam guitar made 1697 - New York City, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Harpsichord by Dumont from 1697, extended by Pascal-Joseph Taskin in 1789 (the exterior is not original, but typically Louis-quinze ) - Paris, Musée de la Musique


Johann Joachim Quantz
Jean-Marie Leclair


Georg Handel

See also

Portal: Music  - Overview of Wikipedia content on music

Web links

Commons : Music 1697  - Collection of Images, Videos and Audio Files
Commons : Opera Libretti 1697  - Collection of Images, Videos and Audio Files

Individual evidence

  1. La caduta de 'decemviri (Alessandro Scarlatti) in the Corago information system of the University of Bologna .