1646 in music
Musical events of the year 1646 in music:
- Giovanni Battista Granata – Caprici armonici sopra la chittarriglia spagnuola..., a collection of music for the treble guitar, published in Bologna.
- Andreas Hammerschmidt – Part IV of the Musicalische Andachten
- Francesco Cavalli - La prosperità infelice di Giulio Cesare dittatore (lost), with libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello
- Giacinto Andrea Cicognini - Il Celio
- July 29 – Johann Theile, composer (died 1724)
- date unknown - Juan de Araujo, musician and composer (died 1712)
- September 11 - Johann Stobäus, composer (born 1580)
- September 24 – Duarte Lobo, composer (born c. 1545)
- October 3 - Virgilio Mazzocchi, Italian composer of sacred vocal music (born 1597)
- date unknown - Wojciech Dębołęcki, writer and composer (born 1585)
- Snyder, Kerala J. (2007). Dieterich Buxtehude: Organist in Lübeck at Google Books. Boydell & Brewer. p. 18. ISBN 1-58046-253-7.