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1885 in music

Events

  • October 24 - Der Zigeunerbaron by Johann Strauss II is premiered at the Theater an der Wien
  • October 25 - Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 4 is premiered in Meiningen
  • Tin Pan Alley group of popular song writers & publishers forms in New York City
  • Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado premieres in London
  • Published popular music

  • "American Patrol"     m. F. W. Meacham
  • "The Boy In The Gallery"     w.m. George Ware
  • "Dars a Lock on de Chicken Coop Door" by Sam Lucas
  • "Funny Things They Do Upon The Sly"     w. G. W. Hunter & John Cooke Jnr m. G. W. Hunter
  • "Open Road"     Johann Strauss II
  • "Saffi's Aria"     Johann Strauss II
  • "Some Sweet Day" by Edward L. Park & William Howard Doane
  • "This Is The House That Jerry Built"     w. T. S. Lonsdale m. W. G. Eaton
  • "What Cheer 'Ria"     w. Will Herbert m. Bessie Bellwood
  • From the score of The Mikado:
  • "A More Humane Mikado" ("Let the Punishment fit the Crime")
  • "The Flowers That Bloom In The Spring"
  • "There Is Beauty In The Bellow Of The Blast"
  • "Three Little Maids From School"
  • "A Wand'ring Minstrel I"
  • Classical music

  • Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 4 op. 98 in E minor
  • Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 7 (Bruckner)
  • George Whitefield Chadwick - String Quartet No. 3 in D ()
  • Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 7 op. 70 in D minor
  • Cesar Franck
  • Symphonic Variations for piano and orchestra
  • Danse lente for piano
  • Alexander Glazunov - Stenka Razin
  • Jean Sibelius - String Quartet in E-flat
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony
  • José Vianna da Motta - Piano Concerto in A
  • Richard Strauss - Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major for horn
  • Opera

  • Fromental Halévy, completed by Georges Bizet - Noé given its first performance at Karlsruhe.
  • Jules Massenet - Le Cid
  • André Messager - La Béarnaise
  • Emile Pessard - Tabarin premiered on January 12 at the Théâtre de l'Opéra, Paris
  • Amilcare Ponchielli - Marion Delorme
  • George Stephanescu - Scaiul barbatilor
  • Musical theater

  • Edward Jakobowski - Erminie (libretto by Claxson Bellamy and Harry Paulton)     London production
  • William S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan - The Mikado     London production
  • Johann Strauss II - Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)     Vienna production
  • Births

  • January 13 - James V. Monaco, Italian-born US composer
  • January 27 - Jerome Kern
  • February 9 - Alban Berg, composer (d. 1935)
  • February 12 - James Scott
  • February 16 - Will Fyffe, Scottish comedian and singer
  • March 15 - Bertha Raffetto, American singer
  • May 5 - Agustín Barrios, composer
  • May 14 - Otto Klemperer, conductor and composer
  • July 12 - George Butterworth, composer
  • July 17 - Benjamin Dale, composer
  • October 21 - Egon Wellesz, Austrian composer
  • October 25 - Sam M. Lewis, US lyricist
  • December 19 - Joe "King" Oliver, jazz musician (d. 1938)
  • Deaths

  • February 15 - Leopold Damrosch, conductor, 52 (complications from a cold)
  • March 31 - Franz Abt, composer, 65
  • April 24 - Henry Augustus Rawes, hymn-writer, 58
  • May - Adolphe Blanc, composer, 56
  • May 1 - Henry Brinley Richards, composer, 67
  • May 12 - Ferdinand Hiller, German composer, conductor and pianist, 73
  • June 29 - Samuel C. Upham, lyricist, 66
  • August 26 - August Gottfried Ritter, organist and composer, 74
  • September 11 - Julius Zarebski, Polish pianist and composer, 31
  • September 13 - Friedrich Kiel, German composer, 63
  • October 21 - Michele Novaro, songwriter, 66
  • References

    1885 in music Wikipedia


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