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1877 in music

This article is about music-related events in 1877.

Contents

Events

  • December 30 The premiere of Brahms' Symphony No. 2 is given in Vienna by the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Hans Richter.
  • Thomas Edison invents the phonograph.
  • Richard Wagner conducts in London.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky marries Antonina Milyukova.
  • Ludwig Thuille and Richard Strauss meet as students at Innsbruck. They become lifelong friends.
  • Published popular music

  • "Abdul Abulbul Amir"     w.m. Percy French
  • "Captain Cuff"     w.m. G. W. Hunt
  • "Chopsticks"     m. Arthur de Lulli
  • "Dear Old Pals"     w.m. G. W. Hunt
  • "Early In De Mornin'"     w.m. Will Hays
  • "In The Gloaming"     w. Meta Orred m. Annie Fortescue Harrison (Words 1874)
  • "Little Daisy's Request" by Arabella M. Root
  • "The Lost Chord"     w. Adelaide Anne Procter m. Sir Arthur Sullivan (Words 1858)
  • "My Name Is John Wellington Wells"     w. W. S. Gilbert m. Arthur Sullivan
  • "Phelim O'Toole" by Harry Banks
  • "Time Was When Love And I Were Well Acquainted"     w. W. S. Gilbert m. Arthur Sullivan
  • Classical music

  • Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 2 op. 73 in D
  • Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 3 in D minor (Novak edition)
  • Felix Draeseke – Fata Morgana, op 13
  • Antonín Dvořák – String Quartet no. 9 op. 34 in D minor
  • César Franck – Lesson Eolides
  • Robert Fuchs – Violin Sonata no. 1 op. 20 in F# minor
  • Karl Goldmark – Violin Concerto no. 1 op. 28 in A minor
  • Franz Liszt - Les Jeux d'Eaux à la Villa d'Este for piano.
  • Leon Minkus – La Bayadère (ballet)
  • Joachim Raff – Violin Concerto no. 2 op. 206 in A minor
  • Josef Rheinberger – Violin Sonata no. 2 op. 105 in E minor
  • Camille Saint-Saëns – La Jeunesse d'Hercule, Six Études for piano (including 'En forme de valse')
  • Opera

  • Emmanuel Chabrier – L'étoile
  • Peter Heise – Monarch and Constable
  • Jules Massenet – Le roi de Lahore
  • Camille Saint-Saëns – Samson et Dalila
  • Charles Villiers Stanford – The Veiled Prophet of Khorossan
  • Musical theater

  • The Chimes of Normandy, adapted from Les Cloches de Corneville, Broadway production opened at the Fifth Avenue Theatre on October 22 and ran for 16 performances
  • Les Cloches de Corneville by Robert Planquette, Paris production opened at the Folies-Dramatique on April 19 and ran for 408 performances
  • Le Grand Mogol, Marseilles production
  • Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach, London revival
  • The Sorcerer, Gilbert & Sullivan London production opened at the Opera Comique on November 17 and ran for 175 performances
  • Births

  • January 12 – Maude Nugent, songwriter (d. 1958)
  • February 16 – Sergei Bortkiewicz, Russian composer and pianist (d. 1952)
  • May 25 – Billy Murray, singer (d. 1954)
  • June 8 – Thorvald Aagaard, Danish composer (d. 1937)
  • July 14 – Agnes Nicholls, operatic soprano (d. 1959)
  • July 17 – Edward Madden, US lyricist
  • July 27 – Ernő Dohnányi, Hungarian composer, conductor and pianist (d. 1960)
  • September 6 – Buddy Bolden, ragtime musician (d. 1931)
  • September 7 – Petar Stojanović, violinist and composer (d. 1957))
  • September 15 – Daisy Wood, music hall singer (d. 1961)
  • November 21 – Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer (d. 1933)
  • Deaths

  • January 1 – Julie Berwald, opera singer, member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.
  • January 18 – George Tolhurst, composer (b. 1827)
  • March 23 – Caroline Unger, operatic contralto (b. 1803)
  • April 7 – Errico Petrella, opera composer (b. 1813)
  • April 26 – Louise Bertin, composer and poet (b. 1805)
  • June 3 – Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, cataloguer of the works of Mozart (b. 1800)
  • June 13 – Cesare Ciardi, flautist and composer (b. 1818)
  • June 29 – Clorinda Corradi, operatic contralto (b. 1804)
  • August 5 – Luigi Legnani, guitarist and composer (b. 1790)
  • September 12 – Julius Rietz, German cellist, composer and teacher, editor of an edition of Mendelssohn's complete works (b. 1812)
  • October 3 – Thérèse Johanne Alexandra Tietjens, operatic soprano (b. 1831)
  • References

    1877 in music Wikipedia


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