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1891 in music

Events

  • February 23 - Fourteen-year-old cellist Pablo Casals gives a solo recital in Barcelona.
  • March 16 - A performance of the Budapest Opera is interrupted by a spontaneous demonstration in support of musical director Gustav Mahler, at the time in conflict with intendant Géza Zichy and already negotiating for a position elsewhere.
  • May 5 - The Music Hall in New York City (which becomes Carnegie Hall) has its grand opening and first public performance, with Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky guest-conducting his own work.
  • May 10 - Danish classical composer Carl Nielsen marries his compatriot, the sculptor Anne Marie Brodersen, in St Mark's English Church, Florence, Italy, the couple having first met on March 2 in Paris.
  • October 16 - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra gives its inaugural concert.
  • The Peabody Mason Concerts are inaugurated with a performance by Ferruccio Busoni.
  • The ensemble attached to the Glasgow Choral Union is formally recognised as the Scottish Orchestra, predecessor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
  • Published popular music

  • "Actions Speak Louder Than Words" w. George Horncastle m. Felix McGlennon
  • "Don't mind, my Darling!" w.m. Paul Steinmark
  • "Hey, Rube!" w. J. Sherrie Matthews m. Harry Bulger
  • "High School Cadets March" m. John Philip Sousa
  • "Little Boy Blue" w. Eugene Field m. Ethelbert Nevin
  • "The Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo" w.m. Fred Gilbert
  • "The Miner's Dream Of Home" w.m. Will Godwin & Leo Dryden
  • "Molly O!" w.m. William J. Scanlan
  • "Narcissus" m. Ethelbert Nevin
  • "The Pardon Came Too Late" w.m. Paul Dresser
  • "The Picture That's Turned To The Wall" w.m. Charles Graham
  • "Reuben And Cynthia" w.m. Percy Gaunt
  • "Ta-ra-ra-boom-de-ay" w.m. Henry J. Sayers
  • "Wot Cher!" w. Albert Chevalier m. Charles Ingle
  • Recorded popular music

  • "The Laughing Song" - George W. Johnson
  • Classical music

  • Anton Arensky - Cantata on the 10th Anniversary of the Coronation
  • Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Opus 115
  • Max Bruch - Concerto for Violin No. 3
  • Carl Nielsen - Fantasy Pieces for Oboe and Piano
  • Ethelbert Nevin - Water Scenes
  • Erik Satie - 6 Gnossiennes for Piano
  • Opera

  • Frederick Delius - Irmelin
  • Robert Fuchs - Die Teufelsglocke
  • Miguel Marqués - El monaguillo (libretto by Emilio Sánchez Pastor, premiered in Madrid)
  • Emile Pessard - Les folies amoureuses premiered on April 15 at the Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique, Paris
  • Musical theater

  • Robin Hood, Broadway production
  • The Tyrolean, Broadway production
  • Der Vogelhändler (The Tyrolean), Vienna production
  • Top hits

  • "The Laughing Song" by George Washington Johnson
  • Births

  • January 25 - Wellman Braud, jazz musician (died 1966)
  • February 5 - Dino Borgioli, operatic tenor (died 1960)
  • March 22 - Alexis Roland-Manuel, French composer and critic (died 1966)
  • March 28 - Leah Frances Russell, Australian opera singer (died 1983)
  • April 2 - Jack Buchanan, Scottish singer, actor, dancer and director (died 1957)
  • April 23 - Sergei Prokofiev, composer (died 1953)
  • May 16 - Richard Tauber, Austrian singer (died 1948)
  • May 30 - Ben Bernie, US bandleader (died 1943)
  • June 3 - Georges Guibourg, French singer, actor and writer (died 1970)
  • June 9 - Cole Porter, songwriter (died 1964)
  • June 10 - Al Dubin, Swiss-born American lyricist (died 1945)
  • June 21 - Hermann Scherchen, German conductor (died 1966)
  • July 14 - Fréhel, French singer and actress (died 1951)
  • July 16 - Blossom Seeley, US singer and vaudeville performer (died 1974)
  • August 2 - Arthur Bliss, composer (died 1975)
  • September 11 - Noël Gallon, French composer and music educator (died 1966)
  • September 14 - Czesław Marek, Polish composer, pianist, and piano teacher (died 1985)
  • September 26 - Charles Munch, Alsatian symphonic conductor and violinist (died 1968)
  • October 1 - Morfydd Llwyn Owen, Welsh singer and composer (died 1918)
  • October 29 - Fanny Brice, US actress, comedian and singer (died 1951)
  • November 27 - Giovanni Breviario, operatic tenor (died 1982)
  • date unknown
  • Charles McCarron, composer and lyricist (died 1919)
  • Margaret Morris, dancer and choreographer (died 1980)
  • Deaths

  • January 5 - Emma Abbott, singer (born 1850)
  • January 8 - Fredrik Pacius, composer and conductor (born 1809)
  • January 17 - Johannes Verhulst, conductor and composer (born 1816)
  • January 16 - Léo Delibes, composer (born 1836)
  • January 21 - Calixa Lavallée, composer (born 1842)
  • May 23 - Ignace Leybach, pianist, organist and composer (born 1817)
  • June 14 - Count Nicolò Gabrielli, Italian opera composer (born 1814
  • July 3 - Stefano Golinelli, pianist and composer (born 1818)
  • July 21 - Franco Faccio, composer and conductor (born 1840)
  • August 5/6 - Henry Litolff, keyboard virtuoso and composer (born 1818)
  • October 27
  • Charles Constantin, conductor (born 1835)
  • Johann Dubez, Viennese violinist and composer (born 1828)
  • November 9 - Frederick Mathushek, piano maker (born 1814)
  • November 20 - Franz Hitz, Swiss pianist and composer (born 1828)
  • December 28 - Alfred Cellier, composer (born 1844)
  • date unknown
  • Harvey B. Dodworth, bandmaster and conductor (born 1822)
  • Fanny Salvini-Donatelli, operatic soprano (born c.1815)
  • References

    1891 in music Wikipedia


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