ⓘ 1714 in music

                                     

ⓘ 1714 in music

  • March 2 – Johann Sebastian Bach is appointed Konzertmeister at Weimar, having declined a post at Halle.
  • The first permanent church organ in the United States, the Brattle organ, imported by Thomas Brattle, is installed in Boston at Kings Chapel.
  • Francesco Geminiani arrives in London, where he obtains the patronage of William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essex.
  • A school of dance opens at the Paris Opera.
  • Gottfried Silbermann completes the new organ for Freiberg Cathedral.
  • Francesco Maria Veracini visits London and performs at the Queens Theatre.
  • Melchior Hoffmann, composer, marries Margaretha Elisabeth Philipp; he is already suffering from a terminal illness.
  • John Tufts publishes the first instructional book for singing in the USA.
  • Domenico Scarlatti becomes maestro di cappella at the Cappella Giulia in the Vatican.
  • Michel Richard Delalande assumes full control of the French royal chapel upon the retirement of his last co- sous maitres.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • The Little Organ Book
  • Himmelskonig, sei willkommen, BWV 182
  • Christen, atzet diesen Tag, BWV 63
  • Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12 movement 2 would later form the Crucifixus movement of his Mass in B minor
  • Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn, BWV 152
  • Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn, BWV Anh. 55
  • Erschallet, ihr Lieder, BWV 172
  • Organ Concerto in E-flat major, BWV 597
  • Gott, durch deine Gute, BWV 600
  • Kleines harmonisches Labyrinth, BWV 591 Now attributed to Johann David Heinichen
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar, BWV 607
  • Alle Menschen mussen sterben, BWV 643
  • Pirro Capacelli Conte Albergati – Cantate et oratorii spirituali, Op. 10
  • Wer nur den lieben Gott lasst walten, BWV 642
  • William Babell – Prelude in G major from the Frontispiece
  • Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61
  • Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199
  • Lob sei dem allmachtigen Gott, BWV 602
  • Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV 604
  • Widerstehe doch der Sunde, BWV 54
  • Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599
  • Toccata in C minor, BWV 911
  • Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 944
  • Violin Sonata in E minor, BWV 1023
  • Toccata in G major, BWV 916
  • Aria variata in A minor, BWV 989
  • Arcangelo Corelli
  • Christmas Concerto
  • Twelve concerti grossi, Op. 6, published posthumously
  • Giovanni Maria Casini – Pensieri per Organo
  • Andre Campra – Enee et Didon
  • Antonio Caldara – Laboravi in gemitu meo
  • Santiago de Murcia – Resumen de acompañar la parte con la guitarra
  • Andre Raison – Deuxieme livre dorgue
  • Henri Desmarets – Grands Motets
  • Giuseppe Valentini – 12 Allettamenti da Camera, Op. 8
  • Jean-Fery Rebel – Les caracteres de la danse
  • Georg Philipp Telemann – Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, TWV 1:1175
  • Franz Mathias Techelmann – Toccate, Canzoni, Ricercari et altre Galanterie
  • Christoph Graupner – Mir hat die Welt truglich gericht, GWV 1103/14
  • Johann Mattheson – Harmonisches Denckmahl 12 Harpsichord suites
  • Alessandro Scarlatti – S. Filippo Neri oratorio
  • Jean-Baptiste Stuck – Heraclite et Democrite
  • Jean-Baptiste Loeillet – 12 Recorder Sonatas, Op. 2
  • Johann Ernst Prinz von Sachsen-Weimar – Violin Concerto in G major
  • George Frideric Handel – Te Deum in D major, HWV 278
  • François Couperin – Leçons de tenebres
  • Reinhard Keiser – Musicalische Land-Lust
                                     

2. Opera

  • Les Fêtes ou Le Triomphe de Thalie
  • Leonardo Leo – Pisistrato
  • Les Amours de Ragonde
  • Jean-Joseph Mouret
  • Jean-Baptiste Matho – Arion tragedie en musique
  • Antonio Vivaldi – Orlando finto pazzo, RV 727
  • Alessandro Scarlatti – L’amor generoso
  • Nicola Porpora – Arianna e Teseo
                                     

3. Births

  • April 16 – Pedro Antonio Avondano, Portuguese composer
  • January 1 – Giovanni Battista Mancini, soprano castrato, voice teacher died 1800
  • May 12 – Johan Daniel Berlin composer died 1787
  • February 28 – Gioacchino Conti, soprano castrato opera singer died 1761
  • March 8 – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach died 1788
  • December 23 – Ranieri de Calzabigi, librettist collaborating with Gluck died 1795
  • Christian Gottlob Hubert, builder of keyboard instruments died 1793
  • February – Susannah Maria Cibber, singer and actress, daughter of Thomas Arne died 1766
  • July 2 – Christoph Willibald Gluck died 1787
  • Johan Foltmar, composer died 1794
  • May 6 – Anton Raaff, tenor died 1797
  • date unknown
  • September 10 – Niccolo Jommelli, composer died 1774
  • Edmund Pascha, organist and composer died 1772
  • Antonio Besozzi, Italian oboist and composer died 1781
  • Abade Antonio da Costa, Portuguese composer died 1780
  • February 2 – Gottfried August Homilius, composer, cantor and organist died 1785
  • probable – Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi, luthier died 1771


                                     

4. Deaths

  • April 17 – Philipp Heinrich Erlebach, composer born 1657
  • date unknown – Benito Bello de Torices, Spanish composer, maestro at the Convent of Las Descalzas Reales born c.1660
  • November 13 – Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers, organist born 1632
  • September 3 – Pietro Antonio Fiocco, composer born 1654
  • August 25 – Johann Georg Kuhnhausen, composer date of birth unknown
  • January 4 – Atto Melani, opera singer born 1626