1690 in music
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The year 1690 in music involved some significant events.
Published popular music
Pachelbel's Canon is hypothesised to have been composed in this era
- Giuseppe Boniventi – Il gran Macedone
- Marc-Antoine Charpentier – Le Jugement de Paris
- Alessandro Scarlatti – La Rosaura
- Kurze doch deutliche Anleitung zu der lieblich- und löblichen Singekunst by Johann Georg Ahle, an enlarged and revised version of Johann Rudolf Ahle's famous singing manual, Brevis et perspicua introductio. A second edition was published in 1704.
- February 2 – Francesco Maria Veracini, violinist and composer (died 1768)
- June 11 - Giovanni Antonio Giay, composer (died 1764)
- September 15 - Ignazio Prota, composer and music teacher (died 1748)
- November - Charles Theodore Pachelbel, organist, harpsichordist and composer (died 1750)
- November 22 - François Colin de Blamont, composer (died 1760)
- date unknown— Francesco Barsanti, composer, recorder & oboe virtuoso; born Lucca, Toscany (IT). (Died 1775)
- date unknown – Johann Tobias Krebs, organist and composer (died 1762)