ⓘ 1732 in music

                                     

ⓘ 1732 in music

  • Between 1732 and 1735 – Bach gives the Leipzig premiere of Georg Philipp Telemanns Passion oratorio Seliges Erwagen des Leidens und Sterbens Jesu Christi TWV 5:2
  • April–May – First performances, in London, of George Frideric Handels Esther as an oratorio
  • January 6 – The Teatro Filarmonico opens in Verona with a performance of Vivaldis La Fida Ninfa
  • December 7 – The first theatre is built on the site of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
  • February 3 – The Opera-Comique opens in Paris
  • Michel Corrette begins producing his 25 Concertos Comiques, released until 1773.
  • April 11 – Johann Sebastian Bach revives his St John Passion BWV 245 BC D 2c with some textual and instrumentational changes at St. Nicholas Church, Leipzig
                                     

1. Published music

  • 6 Sonates suivies dun nombre de pieces, Op. 40
  • 2 Serenades en trois parties, Op. 39
  • 5 Sonates en trio suivies dun concerto, Op. 37
  • Michel Blavet – 6 Flute Sonatas, Op. 2
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
  • Pietro Locatelli – 12 Flute Sonatas, Op. 2
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
  • Francesco Geminiani – 6 Concertos, Opp. 3 and 4
  • Johann Joachim Quantz – 6 Sonatas for two flutes, Op. 2
  • George Frideric Handel – Solos for a German Flute a Hoboy or Violin with a Thorough Bass for the Harpsichord or Bass Violin Composd by Mr. Handel London: John Walsh second edition: "Note: This is more Corect than the former Edition"
  • Esprit Philippe Chedeville – Recueils de vaudevilles, menuets, contredanses et autres airs choisis pour la musette Paris
  • Philibert Delavigne – Sonates pour la Musette, Vielle, Flute-a-bec, Traversiere, Hautbois etc. avec la Basse 6 Sonatas, Op. 2 Paris
  • Continuation des Sonates Methodiques, TWV 41
  • 36 Fantaisies pour le clavessin, TWV 33:1-36
                                     

2. Classical music

  • Sedecia
  • Antonio Caldara
  • La morte dAbel
  • Giovanni Bononcini – 12 Trio Sonatas
  • Flute Concerto in D major, GWV 311
  • Giovanni Battista Ferrandini – 18 Cantatas, D-Dl Mus.3037-K-1
  • Trio Sonata in D minor, GWV 207
  • Christoph Graupner
  • Lodovico Giustini – 12 Sonate da cimbalo di piano e forte, Op.1
  • Esther, HWV 50b
  • Keyboard Sonata in G major, HWV 579
  • Maurice Greene – The Song of Deborah and Baruk oratorio
  • Acis and Galatea revised
  • George Frederic Handel
  • Nicola Antonio Porpora – Il martirio di S. Giovanni Nepomuceno
  • Giovanni Batisti Pergolesi – Stabat Mater, P. 77
  • Benedetto Marcello – Six Sonatas for Cello
                                     

3. Opera

  • George Frideric Handel
  • Antonio Caldara – Adriano in Siria
  • Ezio
  • Geminiano Giacomelli – Alessandro Severo
  • Sosarme
  • Giuseppe Bonno – Nigella e Nise
  • Tomaso Albinoni – Ardelinda
  • Johann Adolf Hasse
  • Issipile
  • Il Demetrio
  • Euristero
  • La Salustia
  • John Frederick Lampe – Britannia
  • Leo Leonardo – Demetrio
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
  • Lo frate nnamorato
  • Michel Monteclair – Jephte
  • Georg Reutter – Alessandro il Grande
  • Nicola Antonio Porpora – Germanico in Germania
  • Antonio Vivaldi – La Fida Ninfa
  • Giuseppe Sellitto – Nitocri
  • Giovanni Battista Sammartini – Memet
                                     

4. Publications

  • Musicalisches Lexicon, compiled by Johann Gottfried Walther
  • Dissertation sur les differentes methodes daccompagnement by Jean-Phillipe Rameau
  • Essai sur le bon goût en musique – Nicolas Racot de Grandval
                                     

5. Births

  • June 7
  • January 2 – Frantisek Brixi, composer died 1771
  • February 18 – Johann Christian Kittel, composer died 1809
  • May 17 – Francesco Pasquale Ricci, composer died 1817
  • January 24 – Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
  • February 21 – William Falconer, poet died 1769
  • March 31 – Joseph Haydn, composer died 1809
  • Giuseppe Demachi, composer died 1791
  • Nicolas-Medard Audinot, librettist and actor died 1801
  • February 19 – Richard Cumberland, librettist died 1811
  • October 6 – John Broadwood, founder of firm of piano makers died 1812
  • June 21 – Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, son of Johann Sebastian Bach died 1795
  • September 1 – Thomas Erskine, 6th Earl of Kellie, composer died 1781
                                     

6. Deaths

  • December 14 - Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer born 1652
  • March 5 - Joseph François Salomon, composer born 1649
  • July 20 – Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer
  • date unknown – Pier Francesco Tosi, castrato singer born c.1653
  • February 17 – Louis Marchand, composer born 1669
  • November 15 – Girolamo Frigimelica Roberti, librettist born 1653
  • January 1 – Nicolo Grimaldi, castrato singer born 1673
  • December 4 – John Gay, writer of musical theatre born 1685