1699 in music

The year 1699 in music involved some significant events.

List of years in music (table)


Classical musicEdit


  • The first issue of Mercurius Musicus: or, the Monthly Collection of New Teaching Songs, one of the earliest planned periodicals of music scores, was published in London


Theoretical writingsEdit

  • Johan Georg Ahlens musikalisches Herbst-Gespräche by Johann Georg Ahle, on consonance and dissonance. Third part of Ahle's Musikalische Gespräche series of treatises in form of dialogues.
  • Primi elementi di musica per li principianti by Giovanni Battista Brevi




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  3. ^ a b Randel, Don Michael (1996). The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music. Harvard University Press. p. 129. ISBN 9780674372993.
  4. ^ Scarlatti, Alessandro (1979). Massimo Puppieno (in Italian). Harvard University Press. p. 11. ISBN 9780674640313.
  5. ^ Green, Robert A. (2001). "Rousseau, Jean (1644 - 1699), viol player, theorist, composer". Oxford index. doi:10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.23966. Retrieved 16 April 2018.