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This article lists the most significant events and works of the year 1720 in
                                                                                            List of years in music                      (table)
music.
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                                                                                       1717 1718 1719 -1720- 1721 1722 1723
     Contents
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 1 Events
                                                                               Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Science +...
 2 Classical music
 3 Opera
 4 Births
 5 Deaths


Events
   Royal Academy of Music (1719) opens in London.
   Giovanni Battista Bononcini arrives in London, his home until 1732, and becomes one of Handel's most notable rivals.
   Domenico Scarlatti arrives in Lisbon.

Classical music
   Johann Sebastian Bach – Prelude for Lute in C minor
   Jan Josef Ignác Brentner – Horae Pomeridianae
   Marin Marais – Sonnerie de Ste-Geneviève du Mont-de-Paris
   Alessandro Scarlatti – Messa di Santa Cecilia

Opera
   Antonio Maria Bononcini – Nino
   George Frideric Handel – Radamisto
   Johann David Heinichen – Flavio Crispo
   Leonardo Leo – Caio Gracco
   Giovanni Porta – Numitore
   Antonio Vivaldi – La verità in cimento

Births
   January 4 – Johann Friedrich Agricola, composer (died 1774)
   August 20 – Bernard de Bury, court musician and composer (died 1785)
   October 17- Maria Teresa Agnesi, singer and composer (died 1795)
   November 16 – Carlo Antonio Campioni, composer (died 1788)
   probable
       Bernhard Joachim Hagen, composer (died 1787)
       Joan Baptista Pla, oboist and composer (died 1773)

Deaths
   July 27 – Johann Samuel Welter, composer
   July – Maria Barbara Bach, first wife of Johann Sebastian Bach (born 1684)
   date unknown – Jean Hotteterre, musician and composer
   probable
     Antonia Bembo, singer and composer (born c. 1640)
     Jean Baptiste Loeillet of Ghent, composer (born 1688)
     Johann Speth, organist and composer (born 1664)


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