1620 in music

List of years in music (table)


Popular musicEdit


  • Agostino AgazzariStille soavi di celeste aurora..., Op. 19 (Venice: Bartolomeo Magni for Gardano), a collection of madrigals
  • Giovanni Francesco AnerioRime sacre concertate (Rome: Giovanni Battista Robletti)
  • Adriano Banchieri – First book of masses and motets arranged for one bass and two tenor voices with organ, Op. 42 (Venice: Alessandro Vincenti)
  • Aurelio Bonelli – Masses and motets for four voices (Venice: Alessandro Vincenti)
  • Antonio Cifra
    • Psalmi Sacrique Concentus for eight voices (Assisi: Giacomo Salvi)
    • Motets for four voices (Rome: Giovanni Battista Robletti)
  • Manuel Rodrigues CoelhoFlores de musica pera o instrumento de tecla & harpa (Lisbon: Pedro Craesbeck), the earliest keyboard music printed in Portugal[1]
  • Christoph Demantius
    • Threnodiae for four, five, and six voices (Freiberg: Georg Hoffmann), a collection of funeral music
    • Hochzeitliche Concert-Motet for eight voices (Freiberg: Georg Hoffmann), an epithalamium for the wedding of Augustus von Schönberg and Ursula Haubold on March 6
    • Frommer Eheleut Hochzeit Geschenck for eight voices (Freiberg Georg Hoffmann), an epithalamium for the wedding of Johann Hassen and Susanna Horn on May 30
  • Richard Dering
    • Canzonettas for four voice with basso continuo (Antwerp: Pierre Phalèse)
    • Canzonettas for three voices with basso continuo (Antwerp: Pierre Phalèse)
  • Melchior Franck
    • Neues Hochzeitgesang (Gott wird die Braut erhaschen) auss dem alten Christlichen Gesang for five voices (Coburg: Kaspar Bertsch), a wedding motet
    • Schöner trostreicher Text ausz dem 15. Capittel Syrachs for six voices (Coburg: Andreas Forckel), a wedding motet
  • Michelagnolo GalileiIl primo libro d'intavolatura di liuto (Munich)[2]
  • Pierre Guédron – Fifth book of airs de cours for four and five voices (Paris: Pierre Ballard)
  • Scipione Lacorcia – Third book of madrigals for five voices (Naples: Costantino Vitale)
  • Ivan LukačićSacrae cantiones for one, two, three, four, and five voices (Venice: Gardano), a collection of motets
  • Carlo MilanuzziAurea Corona di scherzi poetici scelti da la Ghirlanda dell' Aurora for two, three, and four voices with basso continuo, Op. 3 (Venice: Alessandro Vincenti)
  • Giovanni Bernardino Nanino
    • Venite exsultemus Domino for three voices and organ bass (Assisi: Giacomo Salvi)
    • Salmi vespertini for four voices (Rome: Giovanni Battista Robletti)
  • Giovanni Palazzotto e Tagliavia — Second book of madrigals to five voices (Palermo: Giovanni Battista Maringo)
  • Martin PeersonPrivate musicke, or the first booke of ayres and dialogues, contayning songs of 4. 5. and 6. parts (London: Thomas Snodham)




  1. ^ Esses, Maurice (1992). Dance and Instrumental Diferencias in Spain During the 17th and Early 18th Centuries: History and background, music and dance. Pendragon Press. p. 47. ISBN 9780945193081.
  2. ^ Galilei, Michelangelo; Chauvel, Claude (1988). "Il primo libro d'intavolatura di liuto". National Library of Australia. Genève : Minkoff. Retrieved 23 August 2018.