1607 in music
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The year 1607 in music involved some significant events.
- January 6 - Lord Hay's Masque is performed at Whitehall Palace, with music by Thomas Campion and other composers.
- February 24 - Première of Claudio Monteverdi's opera L'Orfeo, with libretto by Alessandro Striggio the Younger, at the Ducal Palace of Mantua.
- March 1 - Francesco Gonzaga writes that the Duke of Mantua is pleased with Monteverdi's L'Orfeo and that the work had "been to the great satisfaction of all who heard it". Its second performance takes place on this date.
- Fourteen-year-old Girolamo Frescobaldi is appointed organist at the church of Santa Maria in Trastevere in Rome, thanks to his patron Guido Bentivoglio.
- Francesca Caccini marries Giovanni Battista Signorini.
- William Byrd - Gradualia, Book 2
- Hans Leo Hassler - Psalmen und christliche Gesäng, published in Nuremberg
- Tobias Hume - Captaine Humes Poeticall Musicke, published by John Windet
- Johannes Jeep - Studentengartlein, vol. 1
- Claudio Monteverdi - Scherzi Musicali, Book 1
- March 12 - Paul Gerhardt, German hymn-writer (died 1676)
- November 1 - Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, librettist (died 1658)
- November 6 - Sigmund Theophil Staden, German composer (died 1655)
- March 11 - Giovanni Maria Nanino, Italian composer and teacher (born 1543/4)
- June 7 - Johannes Matelart, Flemish composer (born c. 1538)
- September 10 - Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Ferrarese composer (born c.1545)
- September - Claudia Cattaneo, court singer and wife of Claudio Monteverdi
- Fenlon, Ian (1986). "Correspondence relating to the early Mantuan performances" in Whenham, John (ed.): Claudio Monteverdi: Orfeo. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-24148-0. pp. 167–72
- Whenham, John, and Richard Wistreich, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Monteverdi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, 66.