ⓘ 1709 in music

                                     

ⓘ 1709 in music

  • Johann Georg Pisendel leaves his post in the court orchestra of Ansbach to travel to Leipzig, meeting Johann Sebastian Bach en route.
  • Antonio Stradivari makes the Viotti Stradivarius.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Alla breve in D major, BWV 589
  • Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 895
  • Fugue in A major on a Theme by Tomaso Albinoni, BWV 950 approximate date
  • William Babell – The Third Book of the Ladys Entertainment
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Diese Zeit ist ein Spiel der Eitelkeit, GWV 1165/09
  • Giovanni Battista Bassani – Acroama missale
  • Francesco Nicola Fago – Il Faraone Sommerso
  • Juan Cabanilles – Flores de Musica
  • Francesco Gasparini – LOracolo del Fato
  • Christoph Graupner
  • Antonio Maria Bononcini – La decollazione di S. Giovanni Batista
  • Siehe selig ist der Mensch, GWV 1162/09
  • Antonio Caldara – Il nome più glorioso
  • see List of cantatas by Christoph Graupner
  • Die Krankheit so mich druckt, GWV 1155/09b
  • Louis-Antoine Dornel – Livre de simphonies contenant six suites en trio avec une sonate en quatuor, Op. 1
  • Pensieri notturni di Filli, HWV 134
  • George Frideric Handel
  • Mi palpita il cor, HWV 132
  • Irene, idolo mio, HWV 120b
  • Solitudini care, amata libertà, HWV 163
  • Lungi da voi, che siete poli, HWV 126c
  • Lungi da me, pensier tiranno, HWV 125b
  • Giovanni Battista Reali – 10 Trio Sonatas, Op.1
  • Antonio Vivaldi – 12 Violin Sonatas, Op.2
  • Jacques Morel – Pieces de violle, Livre 1
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka – Immisit Dominus pestilentiam, ZWV 58
  • Francesco Onofrio Manfredini – 12 Sinfonie da chiesa, Op.2
  • Michel Monteclair – Cantata: La Mort de Didon
  • Giuseppe Torelli – Concerti Grossi, Op. 8: no 6 in G minor "Christmas Concerto", published posthumously
  • Johann Christoph Pepusch – 6 Recorder Sonatas, Op.2a
  • Agostino Steffani – Amor vien dal destino Il turno
                                     

2. Opera

  • George Frideric Handel – Agrippina HWV 6
  • Giuseppe Maria Orlandini – Lodio e lamore
  • Emanuele dAstorga – Dafne
  • Agostino Steffani – Tassilone
  • Marin Marais – Semele
  • Michele Falco – Lo Lollo pisciaportelle
                                     

3. Births

  • June 25 – Francesco Araja, composer died 1762–1770
  • probable – Richard Charke, violinist, composer, operatic baritone, and playwright died c. 1738
  • October 25 – Georg Gebel the younger, composer died 1753
  • December 1 – Frantisek Xaver Richter, composer died 1789
  • January 24 – Dom Bedos de Celles, Benedictine monk and pipe organ builder died 1779
  • date unknown – Christoph Schaffrath, composer died 1763
  • November 22 – Franz Benda, violinist and composer died 1786
  • March 27 – William Flackton, viola player and composer died 1798
  • August 8 – Hermann Anton Gelinek, monk and musician died 1779
  • February 16 baptised – Charles Avison, composer and organist died 1770
  • April 14 – Charles Colle, songwriter and dramatist died 1783
  • January 1 – Johann Heinrich Hartmann Batz, organ builder died 1770
                                     

4. Deaths

  • Giovanni Grancino, luthier born 1637
  • Cristofaro Caresana, operatic tenor, organist and composer born c.1640
  • date unknown
  • July 17 – Pascal Collasse, composer baptized 1649
  • February 8 – Giuseppe Torelli, violinist and composer born 1658