Music year 1710
|Music year 1710|
|Jean-Marc Nattier captures a typical music lesson of the time.|
Johann Sebastian Bach
- Johann Sebastian Bach works in Weimar as court organist and chamber musician at the court of Duke Wilhelm Ernst .
- November 22nd: Wilhelm Friedemann Bach , the "Dresdner or Hallesche Bach", is born in Weimar as the second child of Maria Barbara Bach and Johann Sebastian Bach.
- Bach inspects the organ of the organ builder Heinrich Nicolaus Trebs in the Ursula Church in Taubach .
georg Friedrich Handel
- Spring: After a four-year study trip through Italy , which took him to the cities of Florence , Rome , Naples and Venice , George Frideric Handel travels back home.
- Handel, who in response to the sensational premiere of his opera Agrippina in Venice in 1709 received an invitation to the court of Elector Georg Ludwig of Hanover and to the English court and who is equipped with a letter of recommendation for Prince Karl von Neuburg in Innsbruck , is traveling first to Innsbruck.
- March 9 : Handel left Innsbruck after a short time and traveled on to Hanover .
- June 4th : Handel arrives in Hanover (probably after a stay in Halle ) and a few days later he is offered the post of Kapellmeister there for 1,500 Reichsthalers a year. He accepts the offer, but can be assured that he may occasionally be away from the court for longer periods of time. He soon took advantage of this option: towards the end of the year he was traveling to London .
- Alessandro Scarlatti , who worked as Kapellmeister of the Cappella Reale in Naples, began to deal with the instrumental music that he had neglected until then . In 1715 he will be able to publish the 12 symphony di concerto grosso .
- Scarlatti's opera La principessa fedele based on the libretto by Agostino Piovene will be premiered in Naples.
- Domenico Scarlatti has been employed in Rome since 1709 by the exiled Polish Queen Maria Casimira Sobieska , for whose private stage he has composed six operas as well as at least one cantata and one oratorio over the years . One of these operas has its world premiere in January.
- January 27 : Domenico Scarlatti's opera La Silvia based on the libretto by Carlo Sigismondo Capece is premiered in Rome.
Georg Philipp Telemann
- Georg Philipp Telemann has been employed in Eisenach as concertmaster and cantor at the court of Duke Johann Wilhelm since December 1708 and directs an orchestra he founded .
- Telemann composed concerts in Eisenach until 1712 for various ensembles, cantatas as well as serenades , church music and “ operettas ” for festive occasions. He usually writes the text for it himself. As a baritone , he participates in the performance of his own cantatas.
Other biographical events
- Louis-Nicolas Clérambault becomes organist at the Saint-Sulpice church in Paris .
- Johann Christoph Pepusch works in London as a violist, composer, theater director, music theorist and organist. With others he founds the Academy of Ancient Music and the Madrigal Society and begins to print his own works.
- Johann Georg Pisendel heads the Collegium musicum in Leipzig on behalf of Melchior Hoffmann .
- Arp Schnitger jun. (1686–1712), the son of Arp Schnitger , installed the organ in Weener and met his future wife there.
- Gottfried Silbermann returns to Dresden as a master because he has promised his brother Andreas Silbermann not to become self-employed as an organ builder in Alsace . On his trip he met the Thomaskantor Johann Kuhnau in Leipzig , who was enthusiastic about his theoretical knowledge and became an influential advocate of the young organ builder. Gottfried's application to build the new organ in the Paulinerkirche in Leipzig remains unsuccessful.
- In London, the Academy of Ancient Music and the Madrigal Society are founded, dedicated to the research and performance of the music of bygone eras, especially the Elizabethan Age .
- January 14th : The incidental music The Alchemist by Georg Friedrich Handel for the re-performance of the play of the same name by Ben Jonson has its world premiere at London's Queen's Theater .
- February 16 : The world premiere of the opera Caio Gracco by Giovanni Battista Bononcini based on a libretto by Silvio Stampiglia takes place at the Hofburg in Vienna.
- March 4th : The opera Berenice und Lucilla, or Das virtuous Lieben by Christoph Graupner based on the libretto by Osiander based on an Italian model by Aurelio Aureli has its world premiere in Darmstadt . Graupner's employer, Landgrave Ernst Ludwig von Hessen-Darmstadt , contributed an aria to the piece.
- July 26th : The world premiere of the shepherd's play Der Morgen des Europäische Glücks or Aurora by Reinhard Keizer takes place on the occasion of Emperor Joseph's birthday at the Theater am Gänsemarkt in Hamburg . In the same year and in the same place, Keiser's Singspiele La grandezza d'animo or Arsinoe and Le bon Vivant or Die Leipziger Messe as well as the Singspiele Der Julius Caesar, Elevated by the Fall of the Great Pompey, and The Haughty, Overthrown and Raised Croesus, are premiered.
- Three operas by Floriano Arresti will be performed for the first time:
- L'enigma disciolto based on the libretto by GB Neri in the Teatro Formagliari in Bologna
- Con l'inganno si vince l'inganno at the Teatro Angelelli in Bologna
- Crisippo on the libretto by G. Braccioli in the Teatro Bonaccossi in Ferrara
- Antonio Maria Bononcini - Tigrane, re d'Armenia
- André Campra - Les fêtes vénitiennes ( Opéra-ballet )
- Two stage works by Pietro Paolo Laurenti will be premiered:
- Li diporti d'amore in villa based on the libretto by Antonio Maria Monti in Bologna
- Sabella mrosa d'Truvlin in Bologna
- Three operas by Antonio Lotti have premieres:
- Johann Mattheson - Boris Goudenow, or The throne in Hamburg that was achieved through cunning
- Alessandro Scarlatti - La principessa fedele
- Domenico Scarlatti - La Silvia (Music Lost)
- Two oratorios will be premiered by Floriano Arresti :
- Zoe e Nicostrato convertiti da s. Sebastiano martire based on the libretto by GB Taroni in Bologna
- Il zelo trionfante di s. Filippo Neri nella conversione dell'anime traviate in Bologna
- Pietro Paolo Laurenti - San Sebastiano
Further stage works
- Serenata La morte d'Adone (first performed in Venice, 1710 or 1729)
- Serenata La gara amorosa (first performance Venice, approx. 1710–1712)
Johann Christian Schickhardt
- Six sonatas for treble recorder, two oboes or violins, viola da gamba and basso continuo, op.5 (one of which is dedicated to Sophie Amalie, Duchess of Braunschweig-Lüneburg)
- Six sonatas for violin or oboe and basso continuo, op.8 (dedicated to the King of Denmark, Frederik IV.)
Johann Sebastian Bach
- Fugue in C major on a theme by Tomaso Albinoni (BWV 946), around 1710
- Fugue in B minor (BWV 951a)
- Toccata in D major (BWV 912a)
- Louis-Nicolas Clérambault - Premier livre d'orgue contenant deux suites
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault - Premier livre de cantates (First Book of Cantatas ) with the works:
- L′Amour piqué par une abeille for soprano and figured bass,
- Le jaloux for haute-contre , violin and figured bass,
- Orphée for soprano, violin, flute and figured bass,
- Poliphême for bass, violin, flute and figured bass,
- Médée for soprano, violin, flute and figured bass
- L′Amour et Bacchus for soprano, bass and figured bass
- John Payne Collier (Editor), A Book of Roxburghe Ballads (contains 1341 ballads, including "Fare Thee Well")
- Antonio Stradivari builds the violins known today under the names Duc de Camposelice , "Leslie, Tate" , Lord Dunn Raven , Dancla-Milstein , Roederer , Vieuxtemps and King George as well as the cellos Baron Rothschild and Gore-Booth . The mandolin Mandolino coristo with its eight strings was also built in the period 1700–1710.
- Arp Schnitger
- Gottfried Silbermann begins building the large organ in Freiberg Cathedral in Freiberg .
- January 4th : Giovanni Battista Pergolesi , Italian composer († 1736 )
- January 7th : Josef Antonín Sehling , Bohemian composer († 1756 )
- January 24th : Karl Joseph Riepp , German organ builder († 1775 )
- March 12 : Thomas Arne , British composer († 1778 )
- March 27 : Joseph Marie Clemens dall 'Abaco , Italian musician and composer († 1805 )
- April 12 : Gaetano Majorano, stage name Caffarelli , Italian soprano castrato († 1783 )
- November 13 : Charles Simon Favart , French opera and comedy poet († 1792 )
- November 22nd : Wilhelm Friedemann Bach , German composer († 1784 )
Exact date of birth unknown
- Yang Chaoguan , Chinese politician and opera writer († 1788 )
- Philipp Wilhelm Grüneberg , German organ builder († 1777 )
Born around 1710
- Rosa Bavarese , Bavarian electoral chamber singer († 1755 )
- Francesca Bertolli , Italian opera singer († 1767 )
- Nicola Conti , Neapolitan composer († 1754 )
- Giovanni Battista Ferrandini , Italian composer († 1791 )
- Anna Girò , Italian mezzo-soprano
- Anton Joseph Hampel , German horn player and composer († 1771 )
- Johann Theodor Keyßner , German composer, violinist and conductor († 1781 )
- February 16 : Christoph Herthum , organist (* 1641 )
- May 10 : Georg Dietrich Leyding , German composer and organist (* 1664 )
- June 14 : Johann Friedrich Alberti , German organist and composer (* 1642 )
- September 26 : Vincenzo Grimani , Italian cardinal, diplomat and opera librettist (* 1655 )
- November 22nd : Bernardo Pasquini , Italian organist, harpsichordist, conductor and composer (* 1637 )
- December 2nd : Ferdinand Ignaz Hinterleithner , Austrian lutenist and composer (* 1659 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Gaspar Sanz , Spanish composer and guitarist (* 1640 )
- Marcus Meibom , Danish classical philologist, music theorist, mathematician, antiquarian and librarian (* around 1630)
- Wassili Titow , Russian composer (* around 1650)
Died around 1710
- Camilla de Rossi , Italian composer (* around 1670)