1678. With other artists, Henry Purcell, Dietrich Buxtehude and Athanasius Kircher influenced their time (baroque era). That year would see the birth of future classical or lyrical artists, such as Antonio Vivaldi, while others would disappear. That year, new works would be composed, published or performed for the first time in public, such as “Psyché” de Jean-Baptiste Lully, for example.
All these moments, more or less notable, make the year 1678 a page in the history of classical and lyrical music to be discovered or rediscovered. soclassiq currently lists more than 30 of these moments for 1678.
1678, from day to day
This was also in 1678
Inauguration: Oper am GänsemarktThat year: 1678, Classical music (Hamburg-Mitte, Germany). Inauguration: Teatro MalibranThat year: 1678, Classical music (Venice, Italy). Birth of Giovanni Antonio PianiThat year: 1678, Classical music, composer (dead in 1760). Birth of Giuseppe de BottisThat year: 1678, Classical music, composer (dead in 1753). Birth of José ElíasThat year: 1678, Classical music, Catalan organist and composer in the tiento tradition (dead in 1755). Death of Nicolas FleuryThat year: 1678, Classical music, composer (born in 1630). Birth of Frédéric-Hubert PaulinThat year: 1678, Classical music, composer (dead in 1761).
Works (composition or publishing)
- Jean-Baptiste Lully (age 46)
- Henry Purcell (age 19)
- Cease, O my sad soul (Song, lied)
- I saw that you were grown so high (Song, lied)
- More love or more disdain I crave (Song, lied)
- Sweet tyranness, I now resign (Song, lied)
- Sweet, be no longer sad (Song, lied)
- When I a lover pale do see (Song, lied)
- Sound the trumpet, beat the drum (Work for choir)