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1900 in music

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1900 in music

This is a mostly comprehensive list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1900.

Contents

Events

  • April - Mary Garden makes her public debut in the title role of Gustave Charpentier's opera Louise.
  • October 3 - Edward Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius receives its première in Birmingham.
  • The Philadelphia Orchestra is founded.
  • The Honolulu Symphony Orchestra is founded.
  • Published popular music

  • "Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder (Longing to Be Near Your Side)" w. Arthur Gillespie m. Herbert Dillea
  • "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" w. Arthur J. Lamb m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "The Blue and the Gray (or A Mother's Gift to Her Country)" w.m. Paul Dresser
  • "Bridge Of Sighs" w.m. James Thornton
  • "Calligan - Call Again!" w.m. Herbert Rutter & Harry Lauder
  • "Calling To Her Boy Just Once Again" w.m. Paul Dresser
  • "Creolle Belles" w. George Sidney m. J. Bodewalt Lampe
  • "The Duchess Of Central Park" w. J. Cheaver Goodwin m. Maurice Levi
  • "Every Race Has a Flag but the Coon" w.m. Will A. Heelan & J. Fred Helf
  • "Eyes Of Blue" m. Andrew Mack
  • "The Fatal Rose of Red" - J. Fred Helf
  • "The Flight Of The Bumble Bee" m. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  • "A Flower From The Garden Of Life" w.m. Thurland Chattaway
  • "For Old Time's Sake" w.m. Charles K. Harris
  • "The Gladiators' Entry" m. Julius Fučík
  • "Hail To The Spirit Of Liberty" w.m. John Philip Sousa
  • "Hunky Dory" m. Abe Holzmann
  • "I Can't Tell Why I Love You But I Do" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
  • "I Love You, Ma Cherie" w.m. Paul Rubens
  • "I Must Have Been A-Dreamin' " w.m. Bob Cole
  • "I Need The Money" w.m. Raymond A. Browne
  • "I Won't Be an Actor No More" w.m. George M. Cohan
  • "In The House Of Too Much Trouble" w.m. Will A. Heelan & J. Fred Helf
  • "I've A Longing In My Heart For You Louise" w.m. Charles K. Harris
  • "Just Because She Made Dem Goo-Goo Eyes" w.m. John Queen & Hughie Cannon
  • "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing" w. James Weldon Johnson m. J. Rosamond Johnson
  • "Little Tommy Murphy" w. Matthew Woodward m. Andrew Mack
  • "A Love-Lorn Lily" w. Louis Harrison & George V. Hobart m. A. Baldwin Sloane
  • "Ma Blushin' Rosie" w. Edgar Smith m. John Stromberg
  • "Midnight Fire-Alarm" - H.J. Lincoln
  • "My Charcoal Charmer" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
  • "My Drowsy Babe" w. George Totten Smith m. George A. Nichols
  • "My Sunflower Sue" w. Walter H. Ford m. John Walter Bratton
  • "Nothing Doing" w. Edgar Smith m. John Stromberg
  • "Off To Philadelphia" w. Gordon Temple m. Walter B. Haynes
  • "Oh! Wouldn't That Jar You?" w.m. Will D. Cobb
  • "The Old Flag Never Touched The Ground" w.m. James Weldon Johnson & J. Rosamond Johnson
  • "Song Of The Flea" - w. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; m. Modest Moussorgsky
  • "Strike Up the Band - Here Comes a Sailor" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Charles B. Ward
  • "Swipesy" (Cakewalk) m. Scott Joplin and Arthur Marshall
  • "The Tale Of The Kangaroo" w. Frank Pixley m. Gustave Luders
  • "Tell Me Pretty Maiden" w. Owen Hall m. Leslie Stuart
  • "That Old Sunny Window" w.m. Shelley
  • "There Are Two Sides To A Story" w.m. Will A. Heelan & J. Fred Helf
  • "Violets" w. Julian Fane m. Ellen Wright
  • "Wait" w. Charles Horwitz m. Frederick W. Bowers
  • "When Reuben Comes To Town" w. J. Cheever Goodwin m. Maurice Levi
  • "When The Birds Go North Again" w. Robert F. Roden m. Max S. Witt
  • "When The Harvest Days Are Over, Jessie Dear" w. Howard Graham m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "Who Threw The Overalls In Mrs Murphy's Chowder?" w.m. George L. Giefer
  • "You Never Miss The Water Till The Well Runs Dry" w.m. Rowland Howard
  • Recorded popular music

  • "American Patrol"
    - Sousa's Band
  • "A Bird in a Gilded Cage"
    - Harry Macdonough
  • "Doan Ye Cry, Mah Honey"
    - S. H. Dudley
  • "The Duchess Of Central Park"
    - Harry Macdonough
  • "For Old Time's Sake"
    - Will F. Denny
  • "Just Because She Made Dem Goo-Goo Eyes"
    - Dan W. Quinn
  • "Lead, Kindly Light"
    - The Haydn Quartet
  • "A Love-Lorn Lily"
    - Harry Macdonough
  • "Ma Blushin' Rosie"
    - Albert C. Campbell
  • "My Sunflower Sue"
    - Arthur Collins with The Metropolitan Orchestra
  • "O! That We Two Were Maying"
    - Harry Macdonough & Florence Hayward
  • "Strike Up the Band"
    - Dan W. Quinn
  • "Tell Me Pretty Maiden"
    - Lyric Theatre Chorus p. Paul Rubens
  • "When Reuben Comes To Town"
    - Dan W. Quinn on Victor Records
  • "When You Were Sweet Sixteen"
    - Jere Mahoney
  • "Where The Sweet Magnolias Grow"
    - Haydn Quartet
  • Classical music

  • George Enescu –
  • Impromptu, for piano
  • Die nächtliche Herschau, for baritone, choir, and orchestra
  • Octet for Strings in C major, op. 7
  • Plugar, for mixed choir
  • Reinhold Glière - Symphony No 1 in E-flat major, op. 8
  • Alexander Goedicke - Piano Concerto
  • Joseph Holbrooke - The Raven
  • Josef Rheinberger - Requiem in D minor
  • Richard Strauss - Five Songs for voice and piano, Op. 48
  • Josef Suk - Pieces for violin and piano
  • Opera

  • Gustave Charpentier - Louise, première in Paris, February 2
  • César Cui - Feast in Time of Plague
  • August Enna - The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweep
  • Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov - Asya
  • Ruggiero Leoncavallo - Zaza
  • Giacomo Puccini - Tosca, premièred in Rome, January 14
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - The Tale of Tsar Saltan
  • George Stephanescu - Cometa
  • Alexander Zemlinsky - Es war einmal
  • Musical theater

  • The Cadet Girl: Broadway production opened at the Herald Square Theatre on July 25 and ran for 48 performances
  • The Casino Girl: London production opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre on April 25
  • Chris And The Wonderful Lamp: Broadway production opened at the Victoria Theater on January 1 and ran for 58 performances
  • Fiddle-Dee-Dee: Broadway production opened at Weber and Fields' Broadway Music Hall on September 6 and ran for 262 performances
  • Florodora: Broadway production opened at the Casino Theatre on November 10 and ran for 505 performances, while its run at London's Lyric Theatre (opened November 1899) continued throughout the year (closing in March 1901 after 455 performances)
  • Giddy Throng: Broadway revue opened at the New York Theatre on December 24 and ran for 164 performances
  • The Messenger Boy: London production opened at the Gaiety Theatre on February 3 and ran for 429 performances
  • Miss Prinnt: Broadway production opened at the Victoria Theater on December 25 and ran for 211 performances
  • The Rogers Brothers In Central Park: Broadway production opened at the Victoria Theater on September 17 and transferred to the Grand Opera House on April 1, 1901, for a total run of 80 performances
  • San Toy: Broadway production opened at Daly's Theatre on October 1 and ran for 65 performances
  • Véronique (operetta): Vienna production opened at the Theater an der Wien on March 10
  • Births

  • January 1 - Xavier Cugat, bandleader (d. 1990)
  • January 6 - Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (d. 1936)
  • January 13 - Yasuji Kiyose, Japanese composer (d. 1981)
  • February 3 - Mabel Mercer, English-American singer and actress (d. 1984)
  • February 13 - Wingy Manone, U.S. jazz musician (d. 1982)
  • March 2 - Kurt Weill, German composer. (d. 1950)
  • March 10 - Peter De Rose, US composer (d. 1953)
  • April 2 - Anis Fuleihan, Cypriot-born US composer (d. 1970)
  • April 8 - Gavriel Mullokandov, Bukharian Jewish singer and musician (died 1972)
  • April 11 - Kai Normann Andersen, Danish composer (died 1967)
  • April 23 - Henry Barraud, French composer (died 1997)
  • May 17 - Nicolai Berezowsky, Russian composer (died 1953)
  • May 27 - Leopold Godowsky, Jr., American violinist and chemist (died 1983)
  • May 28 - Tommy Ladnier, jazz musician (died 1939)
  • June 15 - Paul Mares, jazz musician (died 1949)
  • June 24 - Gene Austin, US singer and composer (died 1972)
  • July 8 - George Antheil, composer (died 1959)
  • July 10
  • Evelyn Laye, English actress and singer (died 1996)
  • Mitchell Parish, US lyricist (died 1993)
  • July 13 - George Lewis, jazz musician (died 1968)
  • July 29 - Don Redman, US arranger, bandleader and saxophonist (died 1964)
  • August 2 - Helen Morgan, US singer and actress (died 1941)
  • August 8 - Lucky Millinder, US bandleader (died 1966)
  • August 22 - Váša Příhoda, Czech violinist (died 1960)
  • August 23 - Ernst Krenek, composer (died 1991)
  • September 3 - Eduard van Beinum, Dutch conductor (died 1959)
  • September 7 - Joan Cross, operatic soprano (died 1993)
  • October 9 - Elmer Snowden, banjo player (died 1973)
  • October 19 - Erna Berger, coloratura soprano (died 1990)
  • November 14 - Aaron Copland, composer (died 1990)
  • November 25 - Arthur Schwartz, US composer (died 1984)
  • November 27 - Robert Blum, Swiss composer (died 1994)
  • December 12 - Sammy Davis, Sr., vaudeville entertainer (died 1988)
  • December 14 - Juan d'Arienzo, tango musician (died 1976)
  • December 17 - Lucijan Marija Škerjanc, Slovene composer, pedagogue and conductor (died 1973)
  • December 29 - B. H. Haggin, music critic (died 1987)
  • Deaths

  • January 22 - David E. Hughes, musician and inventor, 68
  • January 26 - Carl Leopold Sjöberg, composer, 38
  • February 3 - Ottokar Novacek, violinist and composer, 33 (heart condition)
  • March 10 - Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, composer, 94
  • March 13 - Alicia Ann Spottiswoode, songwriter, 89
  • March 19 - Charles-Louis Hanon, composer and piano teacher, 80
  • April 21 - Charles Beecher, hymn-writer, 84
  • May 28 - George Grove, compiler of the well-known dictionary of music, 79
  • August 11 - Franz Betz, operatic bass-baritone, 65
  • October 9 - Heinrich von Herzogenberg, conductor and composer, 57 (necrosis of the joints)
  • October 14 - Sándor Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel
  • October 15 - Zdeněk Fibich, composer, 49
  • November 7 - Joseph Schalk, pianist, conductor and musicologist, 43
  • November 14 - Adolf Pollitzer, violinist, 68
  • November 17 - Heinrich Porges, choirmaster and music critic, 62
  • November 22 - Sir Arthur Sullivan, composer, 58 (kidney disease)
  • December 8 - Henry Russell, pianist, baritone singer and composer
  • date unknown
  • Barnolt, operatic tenor (born 1844)
  • Louis Liebe, conductor and composer (born 1819)
  • Jovan Sundečić, lyricist of the Montenegro national anthem (born 1825)
  • References

    1900 in music Wikipedia


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