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1892 in music

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1892 in music

Events

  • April 28 - Jean Sibelius's symphonic suite Kullervo is premiered.
  • May 26 - A statue of Felix Mendelssohn, by Werner Stein, is dedicated at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig. Removed by the Nazis in the 1930s, it was re-dedicated in 2008.
  • September 24 - Opening of the Theater Unter den Linden, Berlin with Adolf Ferron's operetta Daphne and Gaul and Haßreiter's ballet Die Welt in Bild und Tanz.
  • September 26 - Antonín Dvořák arrives in the United States to take up his post as artistic director of the National Conservatory of Music.
  • December 18
  • Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 in C minor is premiered by the Vienna Philharmonic with Hans Richter conducting at the Stadttheater, Leipzig.
  • December 6 O.S. - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker and opera Iolanta are premiered in a double bill at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • "After the Ball" becomes the first sheet music to sell over 1 million copies (for a single publisher in a single year).
  • Erik Satie composes his first pieces in his own compositional system.
  • Sergei Diaghilev graduates from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory.
  • Ferdinand Praeger's controversial biography Wagner As I Knew Him is published posthumously in London.
  • Published popular music

  • "After the Ball"     w.m. Charles K. Harris
  • "The Bowery"     w. Charles H. Hoyt m. Percy Gaunt
  • "Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow"     w.m. Joseph Tabrar
  • "Daisy Bell" (aka "A Bicycle Built For Two")     w.m. Harry Dacre
  • "Flanagan" w.m. C. W. Murphy & William Letters
  • "Future Mrs. 'Awkins" by Albert Chevalier
  • "The Holy City"     w. Frederick Edward Weatherly m. Stephen Adams
  • "La Sultana Turkish March" m. Fred Linden
  • "Liebestraum Nocturne" m. Virginia Field
  • "Molly And I And The Baby"     w.m. Harry Kennedy
  • "My Old Dutch"     w. Albert Chevalier m. Charles Ingle
  • "My Sweetheart's The Man In The Moon"     w.m. James Thornton
  • "The Sweetest Story Ever Told"     w.m. R. M. Stults
  • "The Virginia Skedaddle" w.m. Monroe H. Rosenfeld
  • Recorded popular music

  • "Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow-wow "
    - Dan W. Quinn
  • "The Bowery"
    - Dan W. Quinn
  • Classical music

  • Johannes Brahms - Intermezzos opus number 117
  • Alexander Glazunov - String Quintet in A major (opus 39)
  • Gustav Mahler - Das himmlische Leben (later incorporated into his fourth symphony)
  • Miguel Marqués - El Centinelo
  • Carl Nielsen - First Symphony
  • Joseph Parry - Saul of Tarsus (oratorio)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Prelude in C-sharp Minor
  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp minor, Op. 1
  • Max Reger
  • Cello Sonata No. 1, Op. 5
  • Twelve Waltz-Caprices, Op. 9, four-hand piano
  • 20 German Dances, Op. 10, four-hand piano
  • Alexander Scriabin - Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, opus 6
  • Josef Suk - Serenade for Strings in E flat major
  • Alexander von Zemlinsky - Symphony in D minor
  • Opera

  • Herman Bemberg - Elaine
  • Karel Bendl - Dite Tabora
  • Alfredo Catalani - La Wally
  • Gialdino Gialdini - I due soci premiered February 24 at the Teatro Brunetti, Bologna
  • Umberto Giordano - Mala Vita
  • Isidore de Lara - The Light of Asia
  • Ruggiero Leoncavallo - I Pagliacci
  • Jules Massenet - Werther
  • Adolf Neuendorff - The Minstrel
  • The World's Fair Colored Opera Company, with featured singer, soprano Matilda Sissieretta Jones were the first African-American performers to appear at Carnegie Hall
  • Ballet

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker
  • Musical theater

  • Blue-Eyed Susan by George Robert Sims
  • "Dorothy"     London revival
  • "Maid Marian" (retitled version of "Robin Hood")     London production
  • "Maid Marian" (sequel to "Robin Hood")     Broadway production
  • Top hits

  • "Slide, Kelly, Slide" by George J. Gaskin
  • "Sally in Our Alley" by Manhansett Quartette
  • Births

  • January 1 - Artur Rodziński, Polish conductor (d. 1958)
  • January 31 - Eddie Cantor (d. 1964)
  • February 4 - Yrjö Kilpinen, Finnish composer (d. 1959) known most for his lieder
  • February 15 - Ján Valašťan Dolinský, Slovak composer (d. 1965)
  • March 10
  • Arthur Honegger, composer (died 1955)
  • Eva Turner, operatic soprano (died 1990)
  • March 27 - Ferde Grofé, composer (d. 1972)
  • April 1 - Renato Zanelli, Chilean baritone, later tenor (d. 1935)
  • April 2 - Roy Palmer, jazz trombonist (d. 1962)
  • April 10 - Victor de Sabata, conductor and composer (d. 1967)
  • April 12 - Johnny Dodds (d. 1940)
  • April 19 - Germaine Tailleferre (d. 1983)
  • April 21 - Jaroslav Kvapil, composer (d. 1958)
  • May 14 - Arthur Lourié (d. 1966), Russian-born expatriate composer
  • May 18 - Ezio Pinza, Italian singer and actor (d. 1957)
  • June 6 - Ted Lewis, singer and bandleader (d. 1971)
  • June 18 - Eduard Steuermann, pianist (d. 1964)
  • June 21 - Hilding Rosenberg, Swedish composer (d. 1985)
  • June 23 - Mieczysław Horszowski, Polish pianist (d. 1993)
  • June 30 - László Lajtha, Hungarian symphonist (d. 1963)
  • July 2 - Jack Hylton, British bandleader
  • July 8 - J. Russel Robinson (d. 1963)
  • July 10 - Ján Móry, Slovak composer (d. 1978)
  • July 26 - Philipp Jarnach (d. 1982), composer of German-French origins
  • August 14 - Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer, music critic and pianist (d. 1988)
  • August 15 - Knud Jeppesen (d. 1974)
  • September 4 - Darius Milhaud (d. 1974)
  • September 5 - Joseph Szigeti (d. 1973), violinist
  • September 17 - Hendrik Andriessen (d. 1981), Dutch composer and organist
  • October 17 - Herbert Howells (d. 1983)
  • October 19 - Ilmari Hannikainen (d. 1955)
  • October 25 - Janszieka (Jennie) Deutsch and Roszicka (Rosie) Deutsch, Hungarian-born dancers, actresses and singers, billed as the Dolly sisters.
  • November 28 - Thomas Wood, English composer (d. 1950)
  • December 9 - Beatrice Harrison, cellist (d. 1965)
  • December 11 - Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (d. 1979)
  • Deaths

  • January 10 - Heinrich Dorn, German conductor, composer, and journalist (born 1804)
  • February 13 - Lambert Massart, violinist (born 1811)
  • February 20 - Róza Csillag, opera singer (born 1832)
  • March 11 - Caroline Reinagle, pianist, composer and writer (born 1818)
  • March 20 - Arthur Goring Thomas, composer (born 1850) (suicide)
  • April 22 - Édouard Lalo, composer (born 1823)
  • May 2 - Wilhelm Rust, composer (born 1822)
  • May 6 - Ernest Guiraud, composer (born 1837)
  • June 5 - Robert Rees, Welsh tenor (born 1841)
  • August 18 - Jules Perrot, ballet dancer (born 1810)
  • August 19 - František Zdeněk Skuherský, composer, teacher and music theorist (born 1830)
  • September 5 - Henry Christian Timm, pianist, conductor and composer (born 1811)
  • September 24 - Patrick Gilmore, bandmaster and composer (born 1829)
  • October 24 - Robert Franz, composer (born 1815)
  • October 28 - Felix Otto Dessoff, conductor and composer (born 1835)
  • November 4 - Hervé, organist and composer (born 1825)
  • November 19 - Antonio Torres Jurado, guitar maker (born 1817)
  • date unknown - Adolf Rzepko, Polish composer, oboist, choral and orchestral conductor, and pianist (born 1825)
  • References

    1892 in music Wikipedia


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