1689. With other artists, Henry Purcell, Juana Inés de la Cruz and Samuel Pepys 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 Fairy-Queen” de Henry Purcell, for example.
All these moments, more or less notable, make the year 1689 a page in the history of classical and lyrical music to be discovered or rediscovered. soclassiq currently lists 20 of these moments for 1689.
1689, from day to day
This was also in 1689
Birth of Antonio DenzioThat year: 1689, Classical music, Italian opera singer (dead in 1763). Death of Monsieur de La PierreThat year: 1689, Classical music, composer (born in 1612). Birth of Pierre-Gabriel BuffardinThat year: 1689, Classical music, French composer and musician (dead in 1768).
Works (composition or publishing)
- Arcangelo Corelli (age 36)
- 12 sonate da chiesa a trè, Opp. 3 (Work for chamber orchestra)
- Henry Purcell (age 30)
- The Fairy-QueenThat year: 1689, Classical music (Opera)
- Let Hector, Achilles and each brave commander (Song, lied)
- Nestor, who did to thrice man's age attain (Song, lied)
- See how the fading glories of the year (Song, lied)
- Were I to choose the greatest bliss (Song, lied)
- Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem (Work for choir)
- If all be true that I do think (Work for choir)
- True Englishmen drink a good health (Work for choir)
- Celestial music did the gods inspire (Work for choir)
- Now does the glorious day appear (Work for choir)