Harman Patil

1875 in music

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1875 in music

This article is about music-related events in 1875.

Contents

Events

  • January 5 – Palais Garnier opera house in Paris, designed by Charles Garnier, opens as the Salle des Capucines.
  • March 3 – Georges Bizet's opera Carmen debuts, at the Opéra-Comique in Paris.
  • May 6 – Richard Wagner conducts portions of Götterdämmerung in concert in Vienna (the complete opera is premiered in 1876).
  • October 25 – The first performance of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 is given in Boston, Massachusetts, with Hans von Bülow as soloist.
  • Robert Volkmann becomes professor of harmony and counterpoint at the National Academy of Music in Budapest, under Franz Liszt.
  • Composer Zdeněk Fibich marries operatic contralto Betty Hanušová, sister of his first wife Růžena Hanušová.
  • Published popular music

  • "Angels, Meet Me At the Cross Road"     w.m. Will Hays
  • "Carve Dat Possum" by Sam Lucas & Herbert Hershy
  • "Dreaming Forever of Thee"      w.m. John Hill Hewitt
  • "I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen"     w.m. Thomas P. Westendorf
  • "Nancy Lee" w. Frederic Edward Weatherly, m. Stephen Adams (pseudonym of Michael Maybrick)
  • "A Warrior Bold" w. Edwin Thomas m. Stephen Adams (pseudonym of Michael Maybrick)
  • "The Witches Flight (Galop Caprice)" by Henry M. Russell
  • Classical music

  • Johannes Brahms, Fifteen Liebeslieder for piano duet; String Quartet No. 3
  • Antonín Dvořák, Symphony No. 5; Serenade for Strings; String Quintet (with double bass) (orig Op. 18); Piano Quartet in D; Piano Trio in Bb; Moravian duets (for voices and piano)
  • Gabriel Fauré, Allegro Symphonique (for orchestra); Suite for Orchestra; Les Djinns (for chorus and orchestra)
  • Edvard Grieg, incidental music to Ibsen's Peer Gynt
  • Édouard Lalo, Allegro Symphonique
  • Jules Massenet, oratorio Eve
  • Modest Mussorgsky, Pesni i plyaski smerti (Songs and Dances of Death), song cycle for bass voice and piano
  • Amilcare Ponchielli, cantata A Gaetano Donizetti
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, String Quartet No. 1
  • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 3; ballet Swan Lake
  • Camille Saint-Saëns – Piano Concerto No. 4
  • Má vlast (My Country) – Six symphonic poems by Bedřich Smetana
  • Opera

  • Carmen first performed in Paris. Music by Georges Bizet and libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy.
  • Die Königin von Saba, music by Karl Goldmark and libretto by Salomon Mosenthal.
  • Angelo, music by César Cui
  • Musical theater

  • Gilbert & Sullivan – Trial By Jury
  • London production opens at the Royalty Theatre on March 25
  • Philadelphia production opens at the Arch Street Theatre on October 22
  • The Zoo, Lyrics and Book: Bolton Rowe Music: Arthur Sullivan, London production opened at St. James Theatre on June 5
  • Births

  • February 2 – Fritz Kreisler, Austrian violinist and composer (d. 1962)
  • February 8 – Georgette Leblanc, operatic soprano (d. 1941)
  • February 26 – Richard Wetz, German composer
  • February 28 – Viliam Figuš-Bystrý, Slovak composer
  • March 7 – Maurice Ravel, French composer
  • April 4 – Pierre Monteux, French conductor (d. 1964)
  • April 5 – Mistinguett, actress and singer (d. 1956)
  • May – Paul Sarebresole, ragtime composer (d. 1911)
  • July 17 – Donald Tovey, composer and musicologist (d. 1940)
  • August 9 – Albert Ketèlbey, composer (d. 1959)
  • August 18 – Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, composer (d. 1912)
  • Deaths

  • January 25 – Leopold Jansa, violinist, composer and music teacher (b. 1795)
  • February 1 – William Sterndale Bennett, composer (b. 1816)
  • February 23 – Louise Michaëli, opera singer (b. 1830)
  • March 3 – Adolf Reubke, organ builder (b. 1805)
  • March 15 – Christian Julius Hansen, composer (b. 1814)
  • March 17 – Ferdinand Laub, violinist (b. 1832)
  • March 19 – Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, violin maker (b. 1798)
  • May 2 – Matthias Durst, violinist and composer (b. 1815)
  • June 3 – Georges Bizet, composer (b. 1838) (heart attack)
  • September 15 – Louise Farrenc, pianist and composer (b. 1804)
  • September 24 – William Walker, songwriter (b. 1809)
  • References

    1875 in music Wikipedia


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