1734 in music
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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1734.
- March 29 – Louis-Gabriel Guillemain becomes first violinist at the Royal Academy in Dijon.
- April 23 – Johann Sebastian Bach gives the Leipzig première of Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel's Passion Oratorio Ein Lämmlein geht und trägt die Schuld at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig.
- The subscription company called the Royal Academy of Music is wound up as a result of difficulties including arguments between Handel and his singers.
- Approximate date of the William Dixon manuscript of music for the Border pipes.
- George Frideric Handel – Op. 3, 6 concerti grossi
- Giovanni Battista Martini – Litaniae atque antlphonae finales B. V. Mariae
- Giovanni Battista Costanzi – La Flora
- Giovanni Battista Pergolesi – Adriano In Siria
- Geminiano Giacomelli - Merope
- Antonio Caldara - Le Lodi d'Augusto; La Clemenza di Tito
- Francesco Araia - La Forza Dell'Amore E Dell'Odio
- Antonio Vivaldi - L'Olimpiade
- Riccardo Broschi - Artaserse
- January 17 – François-Joseph Gossec (died 1829)
- April 19 - Karl von Ordoñez, composer (died 1786)
- June 28 - Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, organist and composer (died 1794)
- July 23 – Antonio Maria Gaspare Sacchini, composer (died 1786)
- December 18 - Jean-Baptiste Rey, conductor and composer (died 1810)
- date unknown - Benjamin Cooke, organist, composer and teacher (died 1793)