ⓘ 1706 in music

                                     

ⓘ 1706 in music

  • David Tecchler makes the cello now on loan to Denis Brott from the Canada Council for the Arts Musical Instrument Bank.
  • Louis-Antoine Dornel succeeds François dAgincourt as organist at the church of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine-en-la-Cite.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • John Gostling – the "Gostling manuscript", a collection of sixty-four anthems: seventeen by Henry Purcell, twenty-three by John Blow, three by Matthew Locke, four by Pelham Humfrey, four by William Turner, and one by William Child, one by Henry Aldrich, three by Thomas Tudway, four by Jeremiah Clarke, and a few others.
  • Chi rapì la pace al core, HWV 90
  • Udite il mio consiglio, HWV 172
  • Lesson in A minor, HWV 496
  • Figlio dalte speranze, HWV 113
  • George Frideric Handel
  • Jean-Adam Guilain – Pieces dorgue pour le Magnificat sur les huit tons differents de leglise
  • Johann Sebastian Bach – Fantasia in C minor, BWV 1121
  • Laudate pueri Dominum, HWV 236
  • Lucrezia, HWV 145
  • Tu fedel? tu costante?, HWV 171
  • Francesco Bartolomeo Conti – Il Gioseffo
  • Stanislaw Sylwester Szarzynski – Trio Sonata in D major
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau – Premier Livre de Pieces de Clavecin
  • Michele Mascitti – 15 Violin Sonatas, Op.2
  • Michel Pignolet de Monteclair – Cantates à voix seule et avec simfonie
  • Jean-Baptiste Stuck – Cantates Françaises et Italiennes
  • Giuseppe Valentini – 7 Idee per Camera, Op.4
                                     

2. Opera

  • Alessandro Scarlatti
  • Toussaint Bertin de la Doue – Cassandre
  • Il Gran Tamerlano
  • Lucio Manlio limperioso
  • Antonio Maria Bononcini – Arminio
  • Marin Marais – Alcyone
  • Francesco Mancini – Alessandro il Grande in Sidone
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau – Nelee et Myrthis, RCT 50
                                     

3. Births

  • November 7 – Carlo Cecere, composer died 1761
  • October 18 – Baldassare Galuppi, composer best known for his operas died 1785
  • April 24 – Giovanni Battista Martini, violinist, harpsichordist and composer died 1784
  • April 6 – Louis de Cahusac, librettist died 1759
  • December – William Hayes, composer and organist died 1777
                                     

4. Deaths

  • October 26 – Andreas Werckmeister, organist and composer born 1645
  • February – Frances Purcell, widow of Henry Purcell
  • June 30 – Jacques Boyvin, French organist and composer born c.1649
  • December 2 – Johann Georg Ahle, organist and composer born 1651
  • date unknown – Flavio Carlo Lanciani, opera composer born 1667
  • March 3 – Johann Pachelbel, composer born 1653