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1890 in music

Events in the year 1890 in music.

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Events

  • June 21 - Richard Strauss conducts the premiere of his symphonic poem Death and Transfiguration at the Eisenach Festival
  • September 3 - Carl Nielsen makes the first entry in his diary.
  • September 9 - Edward Elgar's concert overture Froissart is premiered at the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester
  • George W. Johnson records phonograph cylinders
  • First full performance of Hector Berlioz's opera, Les Troyens, takes place at Karlsruhe, 21 years after the composer's death
  • Charles-Marie Widor succeeds César Franck as organ professor at the Paris Conservatoire.
  • The New York Phonograph Company opens the first recording studio.
  • Published popular music

  • "The Commodore Song"
  • "Little Pig Went To Market" by J. Cheever Goodwin & Gustave Kerker
  • "Maggie Murphy's Home" w. Edward Harrigan m. David Braham
  • "Passing By" w. Robert Herrick m. Edward C. Purcell
  • "Star of the East" w. George Cooper m. Amanda Kennedy
  • "Throw Him Down McCloskey" w.m. John W. Kelly
  • "You'll Miss Lots of Fun When You're Married" by John Philip Sousa & Edward M. Taber
  • Classical music

  • Ferruccio Busoni - Violin Sonata No. 1, Opus 29
  • Ernest Chausson - Chansons de Shakespeare
  • Antonín Dvořák - Requiem, Symphony No. 8
  • Alexander Glazunov - Symphony No. 3, Opus 33
  • Armas Järnefelt - Ouverture Lyrique
  • Carl Nielsen - String Quartet No. 2 in F minor
  • Alexander Scriabin - Romance for Horn and Piano
  • Jean Sibelius - Piano Quintet in G minor
  • Johann Strauss II - Rathausball-Tänze
  • Sergei Taneyev - String Quartet No. 1 Opus 4
  • Opera

  • Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
  • Prince Igor begun by Alexander Borodin, completed by Alexander Glazunov and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Queen of Spades by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Musical theater

  • The Gondoliers     Broadway production
  • Love And Law     Broadway production
  • Robin Hood     Chicago production
  • The Sentry     London production
  • Reilly And The 400 Broadway production
  • Births

  • February 25 - Myra Hess, pianist (d. 1965)
  • February 27 - Freddie Keppard, jazz cornetist (d. 1933)
  • March 12 - Evert Taube, writer, artist, composer and singer (d. 1976)
  • March 17 - Harold Morris, pianist and composer (d. 1964)
  • March 20
  • Beniamino Gigli, operatic tenor (d. 1957)
  • Lauritz Melchior, operatic tenor (d. 1973)
  • March 28 - Paul Whiteman, bandleader (d. 1967)
  • April 17 - Gussie Mueller, jazz clarinetist (d. 1965)
  • May 21 - Harry Tierney, songwriter, composer of "Irene" and "Rio Rita" (d. 1965)
  • June 6 - Ted Lewis, bandleader (d. 1971)
  • June 26 - Jeanne Eagels, Broadway star (d. 1929)
  • August 12 - Lillian Evanti, operatic soprano (d. 1967)
  • August 15 - Jacques Ibert, composer (d. 1962)
  • August 28 - Ivor Gurney, poet and composer (d. 1937)
  • September 15 - Frank Martin, composer (d. 1974)
  • September 26 - Papanasam Sivan, Carnatic music composer (d. 1973)
  • October 1 - Stanley Holloway, English actor and singer (d. 1982)
  • October 8 - Samuel Hoffenstein, screenwriter and composer (d. 1947)
  • October 13 - Gösta Nystroem, composer (d. 1966)
  • November 10 - Mischa Bakaleinikoff, musical director (d. 1960)
  • December 8 - Bohuslav Martinů, classical composer (d. 1959)
  • Deaths

  • January 8 - Giorgio Ronconi, operatic baritone (b. 1810)
  • January 17 - Salomon Sulzer, cantor and composer (b. 1804)
  • January 20 - Franz Lachner, conductor and composer (b. 1803)
  • February 14 - Wilhelm Fitzenhagen, cellist and music teacher (b. 1848)
  • March 13 - Henry Wylde, conductor, composer, music teacher and critic (b. 1822)
  • April 16 - John Barnett, composer and music writer (b. 1802)
  • May 6 - Hubert Léonard, violinist (b. 1819)
  • May 28 - Viktor Nessler, composer (b. 1841)
  • June 3 - Oskar Kolberg, folklorist and composer (b. 1814)
  • June 30 - Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, composer (b. 1819)
  • July 22 - Caterina Canzi, opera singer (b. 1805)
  • October 7 - John Hill Hewitt, songwriter (b. 1801)
  • October 17 - Prosper Sainton, violinist (b. 1813)
  • October 28 - Alexander John Ellis, music theorist (b. 1814)
  • November 8 - César Franck, composer (b. 1822)
  • December 21 - Niels Gade, composer (b. 1817)
  • date unknown - Ostap Veresai, minstrel and kobzar (b. 1803)
  • References

    1890 in music Wikipedia


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