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
- Francesco Araia – La forza dell'amore e dell'odio
- Riccardo Broschi – Artaserse
- Antonio Caldara
- La Clemenza di Tito
- Le Lodi d'Augusto
- Giovanni Battista Costanzi – La Flora
- Geminiano Giacomelli – Merope
- Giovanni Battista Pergolesi – Adriano in Siria
- Antonio Vivaldi – L'Olimpiade
- 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)