1727 in music
The year 1727 in music involved some significant events.
- April 11 – Johann Sebastian Bach gives the première of his St Matthew Passion BWV 244b (BC D 3a) at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig
- Farinelli performs at Bologna, where he meets his mentor, Antonio Bernacchi.
- The Davidov-Morrini, ex General Dupont and Holroyd violins are made by Antonio Stradivari.
- Johann Adolph Hasse arrives in Venice.
- Louis-Claude Daquin is appointed organist at St Paul's in Paris.
- Agostino Steffani visits Italy for the last time, and meets Handel at the palace of Cardinal Ottoboni in Rome.
- George Frideric Handel is commissioned to write four anthems for the coronation ceremony of King George II of Great Britain.
- Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
- 6 Suites à 2 Muzettes, Op. 11
- 6 Concertos for 5 Flutes, Op. 15
- 6 Suites à 2 Muzettes, Op. 17
- André Chéron – Sonates en trio, Op. 1
- Azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia – Harpsichord Sonata in G major, Op. 4
- Girolamo Nicola Laurenti – 6 Concerti, Op. 1
- Michelle Mascitti – 8 Violin Sonatas and 4 Concertos à 6, Op. 7 (Paris)
- Antonio Vivaldi – La Cetra (The lyre) (Op. 9), 2 violin concertos and 1 for 2 violins (Amsterdam)
- Robert Woodcock – 12 Concertos in 8 parts
- Johann Sebastian Bach
- Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 58
- Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80
- Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke, BWV 84
- Ich lasse dich nicht, du segnest mich denn!, BWV 157
- Dem Gerechten muss das Licht, BWV 195
- Lass, Fürstin, lass noch einen Strahl, BWV 198
- Matthäuspassion, BWV 244b
- Partita in A minor, BWV 827
- Antonio Caldara – Il Batista
- Johann Joseph Fux – Laetare turba
- Christoph Graupner – Machet die Tore weit, GWV 1101/27
- George Frideric Handel
- Coronation Anthems
- Sonatas for an accompanied solo instrument, Op. 1 (published)
- Johan Helmich Roman – 12 Flute Sonatas, BeRI 201–212
- Giuseppe Sammartini – 12 Trio Sonatas
- Georg Philipp Telemann
- 6 Sonatas, TWV 40:101–106
- Trio Sonata, TWV 42:e7 (likely)
- Jan Dismas Zelenka
- Credidi, ZWV 85
- De profundis, ZWV 96
- Lauda Jerusalem, ZWV 104
- Magnificat, ZWV 107
- Antonio Bioni – Attalo ed Arsinoe
- Giovanni Bononcini – Astianatte
- George Frideric Handel
- Leonardo Leo – Il Cid
- Benedetto Marcello – Arianna
- Jean-Philippe Rameau – Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin
- Georg Reutter – Archidamia
- Leonardo Vinci – La caduta de' decemviri
- Antonio Vivaldi
Published Theoretical WritingsEdit
- February 25 – Armand-Louis Couperin, organist, harpsichordist and composer (died 1789)
- March 9 – Johann Gottlieb Preller, cantor and composer (died 1786)
- March 14 – Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, harpsichordist, organist and composer (died 1756)
- March 30 – Tommaso Traetta, composer (died 1779)
- April 5 – Pasquale Anfossi, opera composer (died 1797)
- April 29 – Jean-Georges Noverre, a founder of modern ballet (died 1810)
- date unknown
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