The year 1664 in classical music and in lyrical art
1664. With other artists, Francesco Cavalli, Athanasius Kircher and Heinrich Schütz influenced their time (baroque era). That year would see the birth of future classical or lyrical artists, while others would disappear. That year, new works would be composed, published or performed for the first time in public, such as “The Indian Queen” de Henry Purcell, for example.
All these moments, more or less notable, make the year 1664 a page in the history of classical and lyrical music to be discovered or rediscovered. soclassiq currently lists more than 20 of these moments for 1664.
1664, from day to day
This was also in 1664
Birth of Michele MascittiThat year: 1664, Classical music, Italian violinist and Baroque composer (dead in 1760). Birth of Daniel PurcellThat year: 1664, Classical music, English composer, the younger brother or cousin of Henry Purcell. (dead in 1717). Death of Sisto ReinaThat year: 1664, Classical music, Italian composer (born in 1623).
Works (composition or publishing)
- Heinrich Schütz (age 79)
- Christmas Story, “Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi” (Work for choir)
- Jean-Baptiste Lully (age 32)
- Le Mariage forcé (Theatrical music)
- Les Amours desguisés (Ballet)
- Oedipe (Incidental music)
- Palais d'Alcine (Ballet)
- Qui les saura, mes secrètes amours (Song, lied)
- O lachrymae (Work for choir)
- Ingrate Bergère (Song, lied)
- Henry Purcell (age 5)
- The Indian Queen (Opera) Premiere, composed in 1695