The Classical period

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In History
  • Johann Sebastian Bach died.

    Johann Sebastian Bach died.
    Johann Sebastian Bach died.
  • Franz Joseph Anderson began work as Kapellmeister for Prince Pal Antal Esterhazy.

    Franz Joseph Anderson began work as Kapellmeister for Prince Pal Antal Esterhazy.
    Haydn was a big part in helping establish the symphony and string quartet.
  • Mozart finished his first symphony.

    Mozart finished his first symphony.
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed his Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, on 10 August 1788. The longest and last symphony that he composed, it is regarded by many critics as among the greatest symphonies in classical music.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven was born.

    Ludwig van Beethoven was born.
    In Bonn, Alemania
  • La Scala was built was in Milan.

    La Scala was built was in Milan.
    La Scala is a major opera venue.
  • Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" premiered.

    Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" premiered.
    The Marriage of Figaro is a four-act bufa opera with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on an Italian libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on the piece by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, La folle journée, or Le mariage de Figaro.
  • Beethoven's "Symphony #1 in C Major" premiered.

    Beethoven's "Symphony #1 in C Major" premiered.
    was first performed in Vienna. 1803 - The master of orchestration, Louis-Hector Berlioz, was born.
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    The Classical period of Music