ⓘ 1726 in music

                                     

ⓘ 1726 in music

  • October 26 – Women are allowed to be employed at the Kungliga Hovkapellet in Sweden.
  • George Frideric Handel becomes a British subject.
  • The Academy of Ancient Music formerly the Academy of Vocal Music is founded in London.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach copies and performs 18 church cantatas written by his cousin, Johann Ludwig Bach.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, BWV 98
  • O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe, BWV 34a
  • Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht, BWV 52
  • Meine Seufzer, meine Tranen, BWV 13
  • Ihr Tore zu Zion, BWV 193
  • Geist und Seele wird verwirret, BWV 35
  • William Babell – 6 Concertos in 7 Parts, Op. 3
  • Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben, BWV 102
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225
  • 6 Partitas, BWV 825-830, Nos. 1 and 2
  • Siehe, ich will viel Fischer aussenden, BWV 88
  • Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen, BWV 32
  • Gott fahret auf mit Jauchzen, BWV 43
  • Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot, BWV 39
  • Es erhub sich ein Streit, BWV 19
  • Johann Ludwig Bach – Ja, mir hast du Arbeit gemacht, JLB 5
  • Vergnugte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170
  • Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott, BWV 129
  • Furchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir, BWV 228
  • Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen, BWV 49
  • 6 Sonatas for 2 Bassoons, Op. 14
  • Trio Sonatas, Op. 12
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
  • Les Nations
  • LApotheose de Corelli
  • Antonio Caldara – Gioseffo che interpreta i sogni
  • François Couperin
  • Missa Paschalis, ZWV 7
  • Andre Cardinal Destouches – Les Stratagemes de lamour Ballet
  • Domenico Scarlatti - Fugue du chat
  • Francesco Geminiani – 12 Concerti Grossi after Corellis Violin Sonatas
  • Nisi Dominus, ZWV 92
  • Benedetto Marcello – Estro poetico-armonico expanded the 1724 version
  • Henri Desmarets – Adorate eum omnes angeli ejus
  • Antonio Vivaldi – La Sena festeggiante, RV 693
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka
  • Giovanni Battista Somis – 12 Violin Sonatas, Op. 4
  • Missa Nativitatis Domini, ZWV 8
  • Georg Philipp Telemann – Wunschet Jerusalem Gluck, TWV 1:1726
  • Nicola Porpora – Imeneo in Atene Serenade
                                     

2. Opera

  • Publio Cornelio Scipione, HWV 20
  • Tomaso Albinoni – La Statira
  • George Frideric Handel
  • François Francoeur and François Rebel – Pirame et Thisbe
  • Francisco Antonio de Almeida – La Giuditta
  • Francesco Ciampi – Lucio Vero
  • Pietro Auletta – La Carlotta
  • Alessandro, HWV 21
  • Nicola Porpora – Meride e Selinunte
  • Domenico Sarro – Valdemaro
  • Didone abbandonata
  • Siroe, re di Persia
  • Gismondo, re di Polonia
  • Georg Caspar Schurmann - Ludovicus Pius
  • LErnelinda
  • Giovanni Battista Martini – Azione teatrale
  • Leonardo Vinci
  • Antonio Vivaldi
  • La fede tradita e vendicata, RV 712
  • Dorilla in Tempe, RV 709
  • Cunegonda
                                     

3. Births

  • December 24 – Johann Hartmann, composer died 1793
  • April 12 – Charles Burney, music historian died 1814
  • September 7 – François-Andre Danican Philidor, composer and chess player
  • August 26 – Karl Kohaut, lutenist and composer died 1784
  • March – Joseph Anton Steffan, harpsichordist and composer died 1797
  • September 1 – Johann Becker, organist and composer died 1803
                                     

4. Deaths

  • June 18 – Michel Richard Delalande, composer born 1657
  • July 8 – Antonio Maria Bononcini, cellist and composer born 1677
  • January 2 – Domenico Zipoli, composer born 1688
  • May 13 – Francesco Antonio Pistocchi, singer, composer and librettist born 1659