1699 in music
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The year 1699 in music involved some significant events.
- February - Richard Leveridge, Daniel Purcell and Jeremiah Clarke collaborate on the music for an adaptation of Fletcher's The Island Princess.
- 31 May - Antonio Caldara appointed maestro di cappella da chiesa e del teatro to Ferdinando Carlo, the last Gonzaga Duke of Mantua.
- Quirinus Blankenburg is appointed organist at the Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague (however, he only started working there in 1702 after the new organ was completed).
- Carlo Agostino Badia – Imeneo trionfante, serenata for the wedding of Joseph I and Wilhelmine Amalie of Braunschweig-Lüneburg
- Carlo Agostino Badia – Tributi armonici, 12 chamber cantatas (published circa 1699)
- Giovanni Battista Brevi – La devotione canora: motetti, libro II, motets for voice and basso continuo
- Antonio Caldara – Suonate da camera, op. 2; twelve trio sonatas
- Antonio Caldara – Cantate da camera a voce sola, op. 3; twelve cantatas
- Nicolas de Grigny – Premier livre d'orgue, an organ Mass and hymn settings, comprising 42 pieces; second edition published in 1711
- Johann Pachelbel – Hexachordum Apollinis, six arias with variations for keyboard
- Daniel Purcell – Ode for St Cecilia's Day, the second of the three such pieces by the composer
- The first issue of Mercurius Musicus: or, the Monthly Collection of New Teaching Songs, one of the earliest planned periodicals of music scores, was published in London
- Antonio Caldara – L'oracolo in sogno
- Carlo Agostino Badia - Il Narciso
- Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber - Trattenimento musicale del'ossequio di Salisburgo (large cantata; his last)
- Francesco Gasparini – Mirena e Floro
- Johann Mattheson – Die Plejades
- Antonio Quintavalle, Antonio Caldara, and Antonio Pollarolo – L'oracolo in sogno
- Alessandro Scarlatti – Gl'Inganni felici
- Johan Georg Ahlens musikalisches Herbst-Gespräche by Johann Georg Ahle, on consonance and dissonance. Third part of Ahle's Musikalische Gespräche series of treatises in form of dialogues.
- Primi elementi di musica per li principianti by Giovanni Battista Brevi
- January 14 – Jakob Adlung, musician (died 1762)
- March 25 – Johann Adolph Hasse, composer (died 1783)
- November 13 – Jan Zach, violinist, organist and composer (died 1773)
- December 17 - Charles-Louis Mion, composer (died 1775)
- date unknown - René de Galard de Béarn, Marquis de Brassac, soldier and amateur composer (died 1771)
- June 1 - Jean Rousseau, viol player and composer (born 1644)
- October 20 - Friedrich Funcke, composer (born 1642)
- December 30 - Pierre Robert, composer (born c.1618)
- December 31 - Andreas Armsdorff, composer and organist
- date unknown