ⓘ 1711 in music

                                     

ⓘ 1711 in music

  • Invention of the tuning fork by John Shore.
  • April 3 – Possible premiere of Johann Sebastian Bachs St Mark Passion pastiche at the chapel of Wilhelmsburg Castle two movements by Bach.
  • February 24 – The London premiere of Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel, the first Italian opera written for the London stage, at the Queens Theatre, Haymarket. This is the first of at least 25 operas by Handel that will appear by 1739. John Walsh becomes Handels regular printer beginning with the publication of Rinaldo.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Giovanni Maria Bononcini – Idol mio, bel tesoro
  • Reiner Geist lass doch mein Herz, GWV 1138/11
  • Sebastian Duron – Veneno es de Amor la envidia
  • Furcht und Zagen, GWV 1102/11b
  • Christoph Graupner
  • Ach Gott wie manches Herzeleid, GWV 1142/11
  • Angenehmes Wasserbad, GWV 1104/11c
  • Louis-Antoine Dornel – 8 Violin Sonatas and 4 Flute Suites, Op. 2
  • Angst und Jammer, GWV 1145/11
  • George Frideric Handel
  • Oboe Sonata in F major, HWV 363a
  • Sonata for oboe in C minor, HWV 366
  • Splenda lalba in oriente, HWV 166
  • Siete rose rugiadose, HWV 162
  • Antonio Vivaldi – LEstro armonico Op. 3, published in Amsterdam
  • Jean-Baptiste Stuck – Les Bains de Tomery
  • Barbara Kluntz – Choral Music Buch
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre – Cantates françaises sur des sujets tires de l’ecriture, Livre II
  • Francesco Manfredini – Concerto for 2 Trumpets in D Major
  • Leo Leonardo – Splende più dellusato
  • Joseph Valette de Montigny – Motets I
  • Marin Marais – Pieces de Viole, Book 3
  • Francesco Mario Veracini – Concerto for eight instruments in D major
  • Alessandro Scarlatti – Miserere
  • Michele Mascitti – 14 Sonatas, Op. 4
                                     

2. Opera

  • Reinhard Keiser – Croesus
  • Johann Friedrich Fasch – Clomire
  • Nicola Porpora – Flavio Anicio Olibrio
  • George Frideric Handel – Rinaldo
  • Sebastian Duron – Las nuevas armas de amor
                                     

3. Births

  • September 18 – Ignaz Holzbauer, composer died 1783
  • December 25 – Jean-Joseph de Mondonville, violinist and composer died 1772
  • April 22 – Paul II Anton, Prince Esterhazy, patron of music died 1762
  • Davide Perez, opera composer died 1778
  • date unknown
  • July 26 – Lorenz Christoph Mizler, writer on music died 1778
  • June 23 – Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, luthier died 1786
  • John Francis Wade, hymnist died 1786
  • January 29 – Giuseppe Bonno, composer died 1788
  • September 11 – William Boyce, composer died 1779
  • January 12 – Gaetano Latilla, opera composer died 1788
  • probable – Panna Cinka, violinist died 1772
                                     

4. Deaths

  • September 27 – Christian Geist, organist and composer born c. 1650
  • December 25 – Johann Nikolaus Hanff, organist and composer born 1663
  • probable – Joannes Florentius a Kempis, Dutch composer born 1635
  • September 3 – Elisabeth Sophie Cheron, artist and musician born 1648
  • November 3 – Ferdinand Tobias Richter, organist and composer born 1651
  • December 18 – Louis de Deyster, artist and maker of musical instruments born 1656
  • March 19 – Thomas Ken, hymn-writer born 1637