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Faure songs
Charlotte de Rothschild (soprano);

  Founder: Len Mullenger
Classical Editor: Rob Barnett

1600
FARNABY died
MORLEY (43)
p The First Booke of Ayres or Little Short Songs to sing and play to the Lute with the Base Viole DOWLAND (37)
p Second Book of Songes
1601
MORLEY (44)
p Two madrigals in The Triumphs of Oriana
CAMPION (39)
p A Book of Airs to be Sung to the Lute
1602
LAWES was born; CAVALLI died
1603
MORLEY died
DOWLAND (40)
p Third Book of Songes or Ayres
MONTEVERDI (36) p Madrigals for Five Voices, Book IV
1604
DOWLAND (41)
p Lachrymae
1605
CARISSIMI born
GABRIELI, A.
(posthumous) p Canzoni alla francese et ricercare Ariosi
BYRD (62)
p Gradualia, Book I, sixty-three motets
MONTEVERDI (38)
p Madrigals for five voices, Book V
1607
BYRD (64)
p Gradualia, Book II, forty-five motets
CAMPION (45)
p Songs for a Masque to Celebrate the Marriage of Sir James Hay
MONTEVERDI (40)
Scherzi Musicali for three voices
fp Orfeo, opera
1608
GABRIELI, G. (51)
p Canzona (La Spiritosa)
MONTEVERDI (41)
fp L'Arianna, opera
Il ballo delle ingrate, ballet
1610
MONTEVERDI (43)
p Masses p Vespers
1611
VICTORIA died
BYRD (68)
p Psalmes, Songs and Sonnets
GESUALDO (c51)
Madrigals, Books V and VI
SCHUTZ (26)
p Italian Madrigals
1612
GABRIELI, G. died
SWEELINCK (50)
p Rimes Françaises et italiennes
DOWLAND (49)
p Fourth Book of Songes, A Pilgrimes Solace
GIBBONS (29)
p Madrigals and Mottets of Five Parts: Apt for Viols and Voyces
1613
GESUALDO died
CAMPION (51)
p Songs for a Masque to Celebrate the Marriage of Princess Elizabeth
BULL (49) p Anthem for the marriage of Princess Elizabeth
1614
MONTEVERDI (47)
p Madrigals for five voices, Book VI
1615
GABRIELI, G. (posthumous)
p Canzoni e sonate p Sacrae symphoniae, Book II
MONTEVERDI (48)
fp Tirsi e Clori, ballet
FRESCOBALDI (32) p Toccate d'involatura
p Ricercare e canzone francesi
1616
FROBERGER born
1617
MONTEVERDI (50)
La Maddalena, opera
1619
SWEELINCK (57)
p Cantiones sacrae
MONTEVERDI (52)
p Madrigals, Book VII
SCHUTZ (34)
p Psalms and Motets
p Psalm Davids for choirs and instruments
1620
CAMPION died
1621
LOCKE was born; SWEELINCK and PRAETORIUS died
SCHEIDT (34)
Ludi musici, for instrumental ensemble
1623
BYRD and WEELKES died
SCHUTZ (38)
Resurrection Oratorio
Easter Oratorio
p Historia der Auferstehung Jesu Christi, for voices and instruments
1624
FRESCOBALDI (41)
p Capricci sopra diversi soggetti
SCHEIDT (37)
Tabulatura nova, keyboard music
1625
GIBBONS died
SCHUTZ (40)
p Cantiones sacrae, for four voices
1626
COUPERIN, L. was born; DOWLAND and PUJOL died
1627
MONTEVERDI (60)
Armida, opera
FRESCOBALDI (44) p Second Book of Toccate
SCHUTZ (42) fp Dafne, opera
1628
BULL died
MONTEVERDI (61)
fp Mercurio e Marte, opera
FRESCOBALDI (45)
p Libro delle canzoni
1629
SCHUTZ (44) p Symphoniae sacrae, Part I
1630
FRESCOBALDI (47)
Arie musicali
1632
LULLY was born
MONTEVERDI (65)
p Scherzi Musicali for one or two voices
1633
JOHNSON died
1635
FRESCOBALDI (52)
p Fiori musicali
1636
SCHUTZ (51)
Musicalische exequien (Funeral music)
Kleine Geistliche Concerte, Book I
1637
BUXTEHUDE was born
1638
WILBYE died
MONTEVERDI (71)
p Madrigaliguerrieri e amorosi, Book VIII
SCHUTZ (53)
fp Orpheus and Euridice, ballet
1639
SCHUTZ (54)
Kleine Geistliche Concerte, Book 11
1640
MONTEVERDI (73)
Selva morale e spirituale
1641
MONTEVERDI (74)
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, opera
1642
MONTEVERDI (75)
L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera
1643
MONTEVERDI and FRESCOBALDI died fp
1645
CHARPENTIER, M. A. was born (c1645);
LAWES died
SCHUTZ (60)
The Seven Words from the Cross, choral work
1647
SCHUTZ (62) p Symphoniae sacrae, Part II
1648
SCHUTZ (63) p Musicali ad chorum sacrum
1649
BLOW was born
1650
SCHUTZ (65)
p Symphoniae sacrae, Part III
CAVALLI (48)
Magnificat
MONTEVERDI (posthumous)
p Masses for four voices, and psalms
1651
MONTEVERDI (posthumous) p Madrigals and Canzonettes, Book IX
1653
CORELLI and PACHELBEL were born
1654
SCHEIDT died
1656
TOMKINS died
1658
TORELLI was born
LULLY (26)
fp Ballets d'Alcidiane
1659
PURCELL was born
LULLY (27)
Ballet de la raillerie
1660
SCARLATTI, A. and FUX were born
LULLY (28)
fp Ballet de Xerxes
1661
COUPERIN, L. died
LULLY (29)
fp Ballet de l'impatience
fp Ballet des saisons
fp Ballet de l'Ercole amante
1663
LULLY(31)
fp Ballet des arts
fp Ballet des noces de village
1664
SCHUTZ (79)
Christmas Oratorio
LULLY(32)
fp Ballet des amours déguises
fp Entr'actes for Corneille's Oedipe
fp Miserere, concert setting of 'Miserere mei Deus', psalm
fp Le mariage forcé, comedy ballet
fp La Princesse d'Elide, comedy ballet
1665
SCHUTZ (80)
Four Passions (1665-6)
LULLY(33)
fp L'amour médecin, comedy ballet
fp La Naissance de Venus, ballet
fp Ballet des gardes
1666
LULLY(34)
fp Le triomphe de Bacchus dans les Indes, ballet
fp Ballet des Muses
1667
FROBERGER died LULLY (35)
fp Le Sicilien, comedy ballet
1668
COUPERIN was born
LULLY (36)
fp Georges Dandin, comedy ballet
fp Le Carnaval, ou Mascarade de Versailles, ballet
fp Plaude Laetare, motet
1669
LULLY(37)
fp Monsieur de Pourceaugnac, comedy ballet
fp Ballet de Flore
1670
LULLY(38)
fp Les amants magnifiques, comedy ballet
fp Le bourgeois gentilhomme, comedy ballet
1671
ALBINONI was born
SCHUTZ (86)
Deutches Magnificat
LULLY(39) fp Psyche, tragi-comedy
fp Ballet des ballets
BUXTEHUDE (34)
Wedding Arias
1672
SCHUTZ died
1673
LULLY(41)
fp Cadmus et Hermione, opera
1674
CARISSIMI died
LULLY(42)
fp Alceste, ou Le triomphe d'Alcide, opera
1675
VIVALDI was born (c1675)
CAVALLI(73)
Vespers
LULLY(43)
fp Thésée, opera
1676
CAVALLI died
LULLY(44)
fp Atys, opera
1677
LOCKE died
LULLY (45)
fp Isis, opera
fp Te Deum

1678
LULLY (46)
fp Psyche, opera
BUXTEHUDE (41)
Wedding Arias
1679
ZELENKA was born
LULLY (47) fp Bellérophon, opera
SCARLATTI, A. (19)
fp Gli equivoci nel semidiante, opera
1680
GEMINIANI was born
LULLY (48)
fp Proserpine, opera
PURCELL (21)
Nine Fantasias of four parts
1681
TELEMANN was born
LULLY (49)
fp Le triomphe de l'amour, ballet
CORELLI (28)
p Sonatas in three parts (twelve sonatas da chiesa)
1682
LULLY (50) fp Persée, opera
PURCELL (23) 'Hear My Prayer', anthem (c1682)
1683
RAMEAU was born
LULLY (51)
fp Phaéton, opera
fp De profundis
PURCELL (24)
Twelve Sonatas of three parts
SCARLATTI, A.
(23) fp Pompeo, opera
fp Psiche, opera
1684
LULLY (52)
fp Amadis de Gaule, opera
fp Motets for two choirs
BLOW (35)
Venus and Adonis, masque
Ode for St Cecilia's Day 'Begin the Song'
1685
BACH, J. S., HANDEL and SCARLATTI, D. were born
LULLY (53)
fp Roland, opera
fp Le temple de la paix, ballet
CORELLI (32) p Sonatas in three parts (twelve sonatas da camera)
1686
PORPORA was born
LULLY (54)
fp Armide et Renaud, opera
fp Acis et Galathée, opera
1687
LULLY died
1688
PURCELL (29)
How Pleasant is this Flowery Plain, secular cantata
1689
CORELLI (36)
p Sonatas in three parts (twelve sonatas da chiesa)
PURCELL (30)
fp Dido and Aeneas, opera
Musick's Handmaid, for harpsichord
1690
PURCELL (31)
The Prophetess or The History of Dioclesian, opera
SCARLATTI, A. (30)
fp Gli equivoci in amore, opera
COUPERIN (22)
Pieces d'orgue en deux messes: Messe pour les couvents, twenty-one organ pieces
Messe pour les paroisses, twenty-one organ pieces
Messe Solennelle
1691
PURCELL (32)
King Arthur or The British Worthy, opera
The Wives' Excuse, incidental music
1692
TARTINI was born
BUXTEHUDE (55)
Sonata in D major for viola da gamba, cello and harpsichord
PURCELL (33) The Faery Queen, opera
The Libertine, incidental music
Oedipus, incidental music
COUPERIN (24)
Trio Sonata, La Sieinkerque
1693
PURCELL (34)
Epsom Wells, incidental music
1694
CORELLI (41)
p Sonatas in three parts (twelve sonatas da camera)
PURCELL (35)
The Married Beau, incidental music
SCARLATTI, A. (34)
fp Pirro e Demetrio, opera
ALBINONI (23)
Zenobia, regina de Palmireni, opera
1695
SAMMARTINI was born
PURCELL died
PURCELL (36)
The Indian Queen, opera
The Tempest or The Enchanted Island, opera
Bonduca, incidental music
1696
BUXTEHUDE (59)
Seven Trio Sonatas for violin, gamba and basso continuo, Op 1
Seven Trio Sonatas, for violin, gamba and basso continuo, Op 2
PURCELL (posthumous)
p A choice collection of Lessons for the harpsichord or Spinet
p Harpsichord Suites 1-8
1697
LECLAIR was born
BLOW (48)
'My God, my God, look upon me', anthem
1698
SCARLATTI, A. (38)
fp Flavio Cuniberto, opera
fp La donna ancore éfedele, opera
1699
SCARLATTI, A. (39)
Two sonatas for flute and continuo

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