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            Contents                                                                        List of years in music                      (table)
 1 Events                                                                         ... 1776 . 1777 . 1778 . 1779 . 1780 . 1781 . 1782 ...

 2 Classical music                                                                     1783 1784 1785 -1786- 1787 1788 1789
                                                                                  ... 1790 . 1791 . 1792 . 1793 . 1794 . 1795 . 1796 ...
 3 Opera
 4 Published popular music                                                     Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Science +...

 5 Births
 6 Deaths


Events
   November 7 – America's oldest singing society is founded as the Stoughton Musical Society.
   In Britain, William Parsons succeeds John Stanley as Master of the King's Musick.
   In Benares, Jiwan Shah and Francis Fowke conduct an experiment comparing the pitch of the harpsichord with that of a
   traditional Indian instrument.
   Georg Joseph Vogler is appointed Kapellmeister to King Gustav III of Sweden.

Classical music
   Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf – Der Apotheker und der Doktor (singspiel)
   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
       Piano Concerto No. 23 in A
       Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor
       Symphony No. 38 in D "Prague"
   Joseph Haydn – Symphony No. 82 in C ("Bear")

Opera
   Gioacchino Albertini – Virginia
   Bonifazio Asioli – Le nozze in villa
   Dmitri Stepanovich Bortniansky – Le Faucon
   Nicolas Dalayrac – Nina
   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
       Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario)
       Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) (first performed in Vienna, libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte).
   Antonio Salieri
       Les Horaces
       Prima la musica e poi le parole
   Giuseppe Sarti – Armida e Rinaldo

Published popular music
   First edition of Elias Mann's Worcester Collection

Births
   January 3 – Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer
   June 21 – Charles Edward Horn, singer and composer (d. 1849)
  September 11 – Friedrich Kuhlau, composer (d. 1832
  November 18
     Carl Maria von Weber, composer (or December 18)
     Sir Henry Bishop, Professor of Music at Oxford
  December 20 – Pietro Raimondi, composer
  date unknown
     Konstantinos Nikolopoulos, composer (d. 1841)
     Elena Pucić-Sorkočević, composer (d. 1865)

Deaths
  January 14 – Michael Arne, composer (b. c. 1740)
  March 7 – Frantisek Benda, composer (b. 1709)
  May 19 – John Stanley, composer (b. 1712)
  July 22 – Vaclav Kalous, composer (b. 1715)
  July 29 – Franz Asplmayr, composer (b. 1728)
  August 17 – King Frederick II of Prussia, amateur composer (b. 1712)
  September – Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, musical instrument maker (b. 1711)
  October 6 – Antonio Sacchini, composer (b. 1730)
  date unknown
     Karl von Ordóñez, composer (b. 1734)
     Sophia Baddeley, actress and singer (b. 1745)
     Jan Tomáš Kuzník, composer and music teacher (b. 1716)


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