1686 in music
The year 1686 in music involved some significant events.
Armide (Lully)
Armide is an opera by Jean-Baptiste Lully. The libretto was written by Philippe Quinault, based on Torquato Tasso's La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered).Critics in the 18th century regarded A...
Armide (Lully) - Wikipedia
La descente d'Orphée aux enfers
La descente d'Orphée aux enfers (English: The Descent of Orpheus to the Underworld) is a chamber opera in two acts by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier. It was probably composed in early 16...
La descente d'Orphée aux enfers - Wikipedia
Acis et Galatée
Acis et Galatée (Acis and Galatea) is an opera by Jean-Baptiste Lully. Unlike most of his operas, which are designated tragédies en musique, Lully called this work a pastorale-héroïque, because it was...
L'incoronazione di Dario (Perti)
L'incoronazione di Dario (The Coronation of Darius) is an opera in three acts composed by Giacomo Antonio Perti to a libretto by Adriano Morselli (revised by Giorgio Maria Raparini). It premiered on J...
L'incoronazione di Dario (Perti) - Wikipedia
Bacchus, Ceres en Venus
Bacchus, Ceres en Venus' is a 1686 Dutch-language pastoral opera by Johan Schenck.It is one of the earliest surviving Dutch-language operas, 8 years after with Carolus Hacquart's De triomfeerende Min ...
Bacchus, Ceres en Venus - Wikipedia