ⓘ 1605 in music

                                     

ⓘ 1605 in music

  • Claudio Monteverdi – Italian: Il quinto libro de madrigali a cinque voci di Claudio Monteverdi Maestro della Musica del Serenissimo Sig.r Duca di Mantoa, col basso continuo per il Clavicembano, Chittarone, od altro simile istromento; fatto particolarmente per li sei ultimi, per li altri a beneplacito fifth book of madrigals a 5, published in Venice
  • Michael Praetorius – Musae Sionae, Part 1
  • Tomas Luis de Victoria – Officium Defunctorum, sex vocibus, in obitu et obsequiis sacrae imperatricis
  • William Byrd – Gradualia, book one
                                     

1. Births

  • April – Giacomo Carissimi, composer died 1674
  • March – Antonio Bertali, Italian composer died 1669
  • July 9 – Simon Dach, hymn-writer died 1659
  • Johann Vierdanck, violinist, cornettist, and composer died 1646
  • probable
  • Julius Johann Weiland, composer died 1663
  • April 19 – Orazio Benevoli, composer died 1672
  • date unknown – Constantia Zierenberg, singer and musician died 1653
  • September 17 – Francesco Sacrati, early opera composer died 1650
                                     

2. Deaths

  • September 24 – Manuel Mendes, composer and music teacher born c. 1547
  • February 19 – Orazio Vecchi, Italian composer born 1550
  • date unknown – Pedro Bermudez, composer and chapel-master born 1558