1751 in music

List of years in music (table)

EventsEdit

  • 1751 is the year commonly given as the beginning of the classical era
  • The "War of the Buffoons" (La Querelle des Bouffons), concerning the relative merits of French and Italian opera, divides Paris.
  • Francesco Geminiani publishes "The Art of Playing on the Violin" in London.

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