1725 in music
The year 1725 in music involved some significant events.
- March 25 (Palm Sunday) – First performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's chorale cantata Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1, at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig.
- March 30 – Repeat performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's St John Passion (BWV 245, BC D 2b [including BWV 245a, b, and c]) at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig (using parts from his Weimarer Passion).
- Giovanni Battista Pergolesi goes to Naples to study under Gaetano Greco. Domenico Scarlatti is also in Naples at this time.
- Nineteen-year-old Giovanni Battista Martini is appointed chapel-master of the Franciscan church at Bologna.
- George Frideric Handel – Trio Sonata in D minor
- Alessandro Scarlatti – Sonata No. 1 for Flute and Strings in D major
- April 20 – Johann Friedrich Klöffler, German conductor, composer (died 1790)
- July 24 – John Newton, clergyman and poet ("Amazing Grace") (died 1807)
- August 15 – Ferdinando Bertoni, Italian composer and organist (died 1813)
- November 8 – Johann George Tromlitz, flautist (died 1805)
- December 25 – Esteban Salas y Castro, Cuban composer (died 1803)
- probable – Joaquim Joze Antunes, harpsichord maker (died c.1790)
- ca 1725 – Antonio Lolli, Italian violinist and composer (died 1802)
- February 7 – Johann Philipp Krieger, composer (born 1649)
- October 22 – Alessandro Scarlatti, opera composer, father of Domenico (born 1660)
- date unknown – Robert de Visée, lutenist (born c. 1650)
- probable – Christian Ritter, composer
- Betsy Schwarm. "The Four Seasons | work by Vivaldi". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2018-05-22.