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1872 in music

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1872 in music

This article is about music-related events in 1872.

Contents

Events

  • June 24 – Karl Müller-Hartung founds an "Orchesterschule" ("Orchestra School") at Weimar.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche takes up musical composition again after a long break.
  • Tomás Bretón and Ruperto Chapí receive the first prize of the Madrid Conservatory.
  • Published popular music

  • "Moonlight on the Potomac" by John Philip Sousa
  • "Waste Not, Want Not [You Never Miss the Water Till the Well Runs Dry]" by Harry Linn & Rollin Howard
  • "Only a Dream" by George Cooper & William Vincent Wallace
  • Classical music

  • Georges Bizet – L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1 from the incidental music to Alphonse Daudet's play of the same name
  • Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 3 (Bruckner)
  • Franz Paul Lachner -Octet for wind, opus 156
  • Camille Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No. 1 (Saint-Saëns)
  • August Winding - Three Fantasy Pieces, for clarinet or violin and piano, Op. 19
  • Franz Liszt - Sunt lacrymae rerum
  • Opera

  • Georges Bizet – Djamileh
  • Gialdino Gialdini – La secchia rapita premiered at the Teatro Goldoni, Florence
  • Alexandre Charles Lecocq – Les Cent Vierges
  • Miguel Marqués – Justos por pecadores
  • Karel Miry
  • De dichter en zijn droombeeld (opera in 4 acts, libretto by Hendrik Conscience, premiered on December 2 in Brussels)
  • De twee zusters (opera in 1 act, libretto by P. Geiregat, premiered in Brussels)
  • Modest Mussorgsky – Boris Gudonov, Revised Version
  • Jacques Offenbach – Fantasio
  • Musical theater

  • La fille de Madame Angot, Brussels production
  • La Vie parisienne, London production
  • Publications

  • Richard Wagner – Über die Benennung "Musikdrama"
  • Births

  • January 6 – Alexander Scriabin, composer (d. 1915)
  • January 11 – Paul Graener, conductor and composer (d. 1944)
  • January 16 – Henri Büsser, conductor and composer (d. 1973)
  • January 23 – Adelina de Lara, pianist and composer (d. 1961)
  • March 6 – Ben Harney, ragtime pianist and songwriter (d. 1938)
  • March 7 – Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
  • March 8 – Paul Juon, Russian-Swiss violinist and composer (d. 1940)
  • March 10 – Felix Borowski, composer and music teacher (d. 1956)
  • March 19 – Sergei Diaghilev, choreographer (d. 1929)
  • March 20 – Bernhard Sekles, composer and music teacher (d. 1934)
  • March 30 – Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer (d. 1956)
  • April 1 – Tadeusz Joteyko, composer
  • April 29 – Eyvind Alnæs, composer (d. 1932)
  • May 1 – Hugo Alfvén, composer (d. 1960)
  • July 7 – Juan Lamonte de Grignon, pianist, conductor and composer (d. 1949)
  • July 8 – Harry Von Tilzer, songwriter (d. 1946)
  • July 18 – Julius Fučík, composer (d. 1916)
  • July 20 – Déodat de Séverac, composer (d. 1921)
  • August 10 – Bill Johnson, dixieland jazz double-bassist (d. 1972)
  • August 15
  • Harold Fraser-Simson, composer and songwriter (d. 1944)
  • Rubin Goldmark, composer (d. 1936)
  • October 12 – Ralph Vaughan Williams, composer (d. 1958)
  • November 29 – Anna von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano (d. 1947)
  • December 17 – Walter Loving, military bandleader (k. 1945)
  • December 20 – Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer (d. 1956)
  • Deaths

  • January 20 – Raffaele Sacco, lyricist (b. 1787)
  • February 16 – Henry Fothergill Chorley, music critic (b. 1808)
  • March 22 – Karolina Bock, singer, dancer and actress (b. 1792)
  • March 23? - Hugo Ulrich, composer, teacher and arranger (b. 1827) (poss. born May 23)
  • April 3 – Henriette Widerberg, operatic soprano (b. 1796)
  • April 12 – Nikolaos Mantzaros, composer (b. 1795)
  • May 5 – Johann Kulik, luthier (b. 1800)
  • May 9 – Viktorin Hallmayer, conductor and composer (b. 1831)
  • May 15 – Thomas Hastings, composer of hymns (b. 1784)
  • July 26 – Michele Carafa, opera composer (b. 1787)
  • August 4 – Wilhelm Friedrich Wieprecht, conductor and composer (b. 1802)
  • August 11 – Lowell Mason, organist and composer (b. 1792)
  • September 16 – Gall Morel, choirmaster (b. 1803)
  • November 21 – Myllarguten, folk musician (b. 1801)
  • November 29 – Giovanni Tadolini, composer
  • References

    1872 in music Wikipedia


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