ⓘ 1721 in music

                                     

ⓘ 1721 in music

  • Antonio Maria Bononcini becomes maestro di cappella in his native city of Modena.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann becomes director of music in Hamburg.
  • December 3 – Johann Sebastian Bach marries his second wife, Anna Magdalena.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Capriccio in E major, BWV 993
  • Brandenburg Concertos, a collection of five concerti grossi and one ripieno concerto presented to Christian Ludwig, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Christoph Graupner – Sonata in G minor, GWV 724
  • Crudel tiranno amor, HWV 97
  • Keyboard Sonatina in G minor, HWV 583
  • George Frideric Handel
  • Giovanni Bononcini – Cantate e Duetti
  • Evaristo Felice DallAbaco – 6 Concerti à più istrumenti, Op. 5
  • Ich hoffe darauf daS du so gnadig bist, TWV 1:847
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau – Orphee, RCT 27
  • Valentin Rathgeber – Octava musica clavium octo musicarum, R 295
  • Pietro Locatelli – 12 Concerti grossi à 4 e à 5, Op. 1 including concerto in F minor "Christmas Concerto"
  • Ich halte aber dafur, TWV 1:840
  • Francesco Maria Veracini – 12 Violin Sonatas, Op. 1
  • Silvius Leopold Weiss – Tombeau sur la mort de M. Comte de Logy arrivee, WSW 20
                                     

2. Opera

  • Eumene
  • Nicola Porpora
  • Michel Richard de Lalande – Les elemens, S.153 composed with Andre Cardinal Destouches
  • Giovanni Bononcini – Crispo
  • Giuseppe Maria Orlandini – Nerone
  • Filippo Amadei, Giovanni Bononcini & George Frideric Handel – Muzio Scevola
  • George Frideric Handel – Floridante, HWV 14
  • Gli orti esperidi
  • Alessandro Scarlatti – La Griselda
  • Georg Philipp Telemann – Der Geduldige Socrates
  • Antonio Vivaldi – La Silvia, RV 734
                                     

3. Theoretical Writings

  • Thomas Walter – The Grounds and Rules of Musick Explained
  • Franz Xaver Murschhauser – Academia Musico-Poetica Bipartita
  • Alexander Malcolm – A Treatise of Musick
  • Johann Mattheson – Das forschende Orchestre
                                     

4. Births

  • Quirino Gasparini, composer died 1778
  • April 1 – Pieter Hellendaal, organist, violinist and composer died 1799
  • Barbara Campanini, dancer
  • December 27 bapt. – John Garth, composer died 1810
  • Matthias van den Gheyn, composer died 1785
  • Giovanni Battista Lorenzi, Italian librettist died 1807
  • December 9 – Peter Pelham, organist, harpsichordist and composer d. 1805
  • date unknown
                                     

5. Deaths

  • September 3 – Jan Antonin Losy, lute player and composer born c. 1643
  • February 22 – Johann Christoph Bach, organist, elder brother of Johann Sebastian born 1642
  • Jeronimo de Carrion, composer b. 1660
  • Jacques Paisible, recorder virtuoso and composer born c. 1656
  • date unknown
                                     
  • 1721 MDCCXXI was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1721st
  • Events from the year 1721 in art. The Ascension Convent in Moscow is renovated by order of Tsar Peter I of Russia. Antoine Watteau Pilgrimage to Cythera
  • This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1721 John Cleland becomes a pupil at Westminster School, but is soon expelled
  • The year 1721 in architecture involved some significant events. Bocking Windmill, Essex, England. 7 Burlington Gardens, later Queensberry House, London
  • The year 1721 in science and technology involved some significant events. The use of ether is developed as a pain - killer. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu introduces
  • Thomas Percy 1721 1811 ed. 1765: Mother Goose s Melody published by Thomas Carnan 1737 1788 1788: Yorkshire Garland, republished in 1809 by Joseph
  • of Music Lest We Forget featuring John Jones from Oysterband on vocal Passenger List for Doomed Flight 1721 WYSIWYG review CMJ New Music Monthly:
  • composer and music teacher b. 1765 June 15 Charles Bernardy, dancer and choreographer b. 1724 June 16 John Skinner, songwriter b. 1721 December
  • frequently made by composers such as Handel, for example Muzio Scevola 1721 and Giove in Argo 1739 as well as Gluck, and Johann Christian Bach. These composite
  • Music theory has no axiomatic foundation in modern mathematics, yet the basis of musical sound can be described mathematically in acoustics and exhibits
  • presented his works in Copenhagen from 1721 to 1723. In 1748 Den Danske Skueplads the Danish Theatre moved into a new building and in 1779 Det Kongelige