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1905 in music

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1905 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1905.

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Events

  • January 6 - Premiere of Leoš Janáček's piano cycle On an Overgrown Path at the "Besední dům" Hall in Brno.
  • January 26 - Arnold Schoenberg's symphonic poem Pelleas und Melisande is premiered in Vienna.
  • January 29 - Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder is premiered in Vienna.
  • September - The lyrics of Rabindranath Tagore's song "Amar Shonar Bangla" are published in two magazines. They are later adopted as the national anthem of Bangladesh.
  • October - The opera house at Nancy, France, is destroyed by fire.
  • October 15 - Claude Debussy's La Mer is premiered in Paris.
  • October 21 - Henry Wood first conducts a performance of his Fantasia on British Sea Songs at a Trafalgar Day concert in London.
  • Otto Klemperer meets Mahler for the first time, while conducting one of his works.
  • Published popular music

  • "Amoureuse Waltz" Berger
  • "And The World Goes On Just The Same" w. Jean Lenox m. Harry O. Sutton
  • "Bandana Land" by Glen MacDonough
  • "Birth of the Flowers" m. Charles E. Roat
  • "Bunker Hill" w. Sam Erlich m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "Can't You See That I'm Lonely" w. Felix Feist m. Harry Armstrong
  • "Carrisima" by Arthur Penn
  • "Caw-Caw-Caw" w.m. by Maurice Stonehill & Joe Nathan
  • "College Life" m. Hery Frantzen
  • "Come Clean" by Paul Sarebresole
  • "Daddy's Little Girl" w. Edward Madden m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "Dearie" w.m. Clare Kummer
  • "Down Where The Silv'ry Mohawk Flows" w. Monroe Rosenfeld m. John A. Heinzman & Otto Milton Heinzman (1873–1943)
  • "Everybody Works But Father" w.m. Jean Havez
  • "Farewell, Mister Abner Hemingway" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
  • "Forty-Five Minutes From Broadway" w.m. George M. Cohan from the musical of the same name.
  • "Friends That Are Good And True" Eysler
  • "G. O. P." Bryan, Hoffman
  • "Gee ! But This Is A Lonesome Town" Gaston
  • "The Girl Who Cares For Me" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
  • "Goodbye, Maggie Doyle" Jean Schwartz
  • "Good-bye, Sweet Old Manhattan Isle" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
  • "Goodbye, Sweetheart, Goodbye" w. Arthur J. Lamb m. Harry von Tilzer
  • "Happy Heine" m. J. Bodewalt Lampe
  • "He's Me Pal" w. Vincent P. Bryan m. Gus Edwards
  • "Hiram Green, Good-bye" w. Henry Gillespie m. Clarence M. Chapel
  • "How'd You Like To Spoon With Me?" w. Edward Laska m. Jerome Kern
  • "I Don't Care" w. Jean Lenox m. Harry O. Sutton
  • "I Love A Lassie" w. Harry Lauder & George Grafton m. Harry Lauder
  • "I Want What I Want When I Want It" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
  • "I Would Like To Marry You" w. m. Edward Laska
  • "I Thought It Was My Birthday Come" w.m. T.W. Connor
  • "If A Girl Like You Loved A Boy Like Me" w.m. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
  • "If The Man In The Moon Were A Coon" w.m. Fred Fisher
  • "I'm Getting Sleepy" w. Wilbur U. Gumm m. Joe Hollander
  • "I'm The Only Star That Twinkles On Broadway" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry von Tilzer
  • "I'm Trying To Find A Sweetheart" w. Jean Lenox m. Henry O. Sutton
  • "In Dear Old Georgia" w. Harry Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "In My Merry Oldsmobile" w. Vincent P. Bryan m. Gus Edwards
  • "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" w. Harry H. Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "The Irish Girl I Love" w. George V. Hobart m. Max Hoffmann
  • "Is Everybody Happy ?" w. Frank Williams m. Ernest Hogan & Tom Lemonier
  • "It Ain't All Honey And It Ain't All Jam" w.m. Fred Murray & George Everard
  • "It's Allus De Same In Dixie" Cook
  • "I've Got A Little Money And I've Saved It All For You" Farrell, Silver
  • "I've Sweethearts In Every Port" Keith
  • "Jolly Pickaninnies" m. Ernst Rueffe
  • "Just A Little Rocking Chair And You" w. Bert Fitzgibbon & Jack Drislane m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "Keep A Little Cosy Corner In Your Heart For Me" w. Jack Drislane m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "Kiss Me Again" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
  • "The Leader Of The German Band" w. Edward Madden m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "Little Girl, You'll Do" w. Benjamin Hapgood Burt m. Alfred Solman
  • "Mary's A Grand Old Name" w.m. George M. Cohan. From the musical Forty-five Minutes from Broadway.
  • "Meet Me Down At Luna, Lena" Brady, Johnston, Frantzen
  • "The Moon Has His Eyes On You" w. Billy Johnson m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "Moonlight" w. James O'Dea m. Neil Moret
  • "My Dusky Rose" w.m. Thomas S. Allen
  • "My Gal Sal" w.m. Paul Dresser
  • "My Irish Maid" Hoffman
  • "My Irish Molly O" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
  • "Nellie Dean" Henry W. Armstrong
  • "Nobody" w. Alex Rogers m. Bert A. Williams
  • "On An Automobile Honeymoon" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
  • "On The Banks Of The Rhine With A Stein" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry von Tilzer
  • "One Called "Mother" And The Other "Home Sweet Home"" w. William Cahill m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "Paddy's Day" Fogarty, Mullen
  • "Parade Of The Tin Soldiers" later known as "Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers" m. Leon Jessel
  • "Peaches And Cream" m. Percy Wenrich
  • "A Picnic For Two" w. Arthur J. Lamb m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "Pretty Desdamone" w.m. F. Collins Wildman
  • "Put Me In My Little Cell" w P.G. Wodehouse, m Frederick Rosse
  • "Ramblin' Sam" w. Harry H. Williams m. Jean Schwartz
  • "Robinson Crusoe's Isle" w.m. Benjamin Hapgood Burt
  • "Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "Say Yes, Honey, Do" by Sara E. Posey
  • "She Is My Daisy" w.m. Harry Lauder & J. D. Harper
  • "Silence And Fun" Mullen
  • "Since Nellie Went Away" w.m. Herbert H. Taylor
  • "So Long Mary" w.m. George M. Cohan
  • "Tammany" w. Vincent P. Bryan m. Gus Edwards
  • "They Can't Diddle Me" w.m. T.W. Connor
  • "To Be Loved by the Girl You Love" Irving J. Schloss
  • "The Umpire Is A Most Unhappy Man" w. Will M. Hough & Frank R. Adams m. Joseph E. Howard
  • "Violette" w. Dolly Jardon m. J. B. Mullen
  • "Wait 'Til The Sun Shines, Nellie" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "Waiting At The Church" w. Fred W. Leigh m. Henry E. Pether
  • "Waltzing With The Girl You Love" w.m. George Evans & Ren Shields
  • "When The Bell In The Lighthouse Rings Ding Dong" w. Arthur J. Lamb m. Alfred Solman
  • "Where The River Shannon Flows" w.m. James J. Russell
  • "The Whistler And His Dog" m. Arthur Pryor
  • "The Whole Damm Family" Smith, Von Tilzer
  • "Why Don't You Try?" w. Harry H. Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "Will You Love Me In December" w. James J. Walker m. Ernest R. Ball
  • "A Woman Is Only A Woman But A Good Cigar Is A Smoke" w. Harry B. Smith m. Victor Herbert
  • Recorded popular music

  • "I Love A Lassie" by Harry Lauder
  • Classical music

  • Hugo Alfvén – Symphony No. 3 in E major
  • Claude Debussy – La mer
  • Edward Elgar – Introduction and Allegro for Strings
  • Leoš Janáček – Piano Sonata 1.X.1905
  • Reynaldo Hahn – Le bal de Béatrice d'Este, suite for wind instruments, two harps and piano
  • Nikolai Medtner – Fairy Tales for Piano (Opp. 8, 9)
  • Carl Nielsen – Søvnen (The Sleep)
  • Vítězslav Novák – Quartet for Strings No. 2 in D Major
  • Ole Olsen – Trombone Concerto
  • Maurice Ravel – Introduction et Allegro, for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet
  • Arnold Schoenberg – String Quartet No. 1, Op. 7 in D minor.
  • Anton Webern –
  • Langsamer Satz, for string quartet
  • String Quartet in one movement
  • Haydn Wood – Phantasy String Quartet
  • Opera

  • Frederick Converse – The Pipe of Desire
  • Leo Fall – Irrlicht
  • Manuel de Falla – La Vida breve (libretto by Fernández Shaw)
  • Franz Lehár – Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow) (Libretto by Victor Léon and Leo Stein, after the play L'attaché d'ambassade (The Embassy Attaché) by Henri Meilhac)
  • Jules Massenet – Chérubin (Libretto by Henri Cain and Francis de Croisset)
  • Leopoldo Mugnone – Vita Bretone
  • Richard Strauss – Salome (Libretto by Hedwig Lachmann, from the play by Oscar Wilde)
  • Musical theater

  • The Babes and the Baron Broadway production opened at the Lyric Theatre on December 25 and ran for 45 performances
  • The Catch of the Season Broadway production opened at Daly's Theatre on August 28 and ran for 104 performances.
  • The Earl and the Girl Broadway production opened at the Casino Theatre on November 4 and ran for 148 performances.
  • Fantana Broadway production opened at the Lyric Theatre on January 14 and ran for 298 performances.
  • Lifting the Lid Broadway production opened at the Aerial Gardens Theatre on June 5 and ran for 72 performances
  • Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow) Vienna production, December 28
  • Miss Dolly Dollars Broadway production opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre on September 4 and moved to the New Amsterdam Theatre on October 16 for a total run of 112 performances.
  • Mlle. Modiste Broadway production opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre on December 12 and ran for 202 performances
  • The Rogers Brothers in Ireland Broadway production opened at the Liberty Theatre on September 4 and ran for 106 performances.
  • The Rollicking Girl Broadway production opened at the Herald Square Theatre on May 1 and transferred to the New York Theatre on April 16, 1906, for a total run of 199 performances
  • Sergeant Brue Broadway production opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre on April 24 and ran for 152 performances.
  • The Spring Chicken London production opened at the Gaiety Theatre on May 30 and ran for 401 performances
  • When We Were Forty-One Broadway production opened at the New York Roof Theatre on June 12 and ran for 66 performances
  • Wonderland Broadway production opened at the Majestic Theatre on October 24 and ran for 73 performances
  • Births

  • January 2 – Michael Tippett, composer (d. 1998)
  • January 8 – Giacinto Scelsi, composer (d. 1988)
  • January 12 – Tex Ritter, actor, singer (d. 1974)
  • January 24 – Elena Nicolai, opera singer (d. 1993)
  • January 26 – Maria von Trapp, singer (d. 1987)
  • February 11 – William Henry "Chick" Webb, drummer (d. 1939)
  • February 15 – Harold Arlen, popular composer (d. 1986)
  • March 6 – Bob Wills, country music singer (d. 1975)
  • March 11 – Michael Carr, composer and songwriter (d. 1968)
  • March 15 – Harold Loeffelmacher, musician and bandleader, Six Fat Dutchmen (d. 1987)
  • March 23 – Lale Andersen, singer and cabaretist (d. 1972)
  • May 2 – Alan Rawsthorne, composer (d. 1971)
  • May 8 – Red Nichols, US bandleader and cornettist
  • May 10 – Louis Kaufman, American violinist (d. 1994)
  • June 13 – Doc Cheatham, US jazz trumpeter (d. 1997)
  • June 18 – Eduard Tubin, Estonian composer (d. 1982)
  • July 10 – Ivie Anderson, US jazz singer (d. 1949)
  • July 15 – Dorothy Fields, US lyricist and librettist (d. 1974)
  • August 2 – Karl Amadeus Hartmann, composer (d. 1963)
  • August 8 – André Jolivet, composer (d. 1974)
  • August 23 – Constant Lambert, composer (d. 1951)
  • August 29 – Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist, singer, bandleader and composer (d. 1964)
  • October 4 – Léon Orthel, composer and pianist (d. 1985)
  • November 7 – William Alwyn, composer (d. 1985)
  • November 15 – Annunzio Mantovani Italian-born British orchestra leader and composer (d. 1980)
  • November 19 – Tommy Dorsey, jazz trombonist and brother of Jimmy Dorsey (d. 1956)
  • November 21 – Ted Ray, comedian and violinist (d. 1977)
  • November 24 – Harry Barris, US singer, composer and pianist (d. 1962)
  • December 8 – Ernst Hermann Meyer, German (later East German) musicologist, composer (d. 1988)
  • December 31 – Jule Styne, composer (d. 1994)
  • Deaths

  • January 4 – Theodore Thomas, conductor (b. 1835)
  • January 10 – Kārlis Baumanis, composer (b. 1835)
  • February 12 – Edward Dannreuther, pianist (b. 1844)
  • March 15 – Luigi Manzotti, choreographer (b. 1835)
  • April 12 – Giuseppe Gariboldi, flautist and composer (b. 1833)
  • April 29 – Ignacio Cervantes, pianist and composer (b. 1847)
  • May 5 – Ernst Pauer, pianist (b. 1826)
  • May 13 – Sam S. Shubert, Broadway impresario (b. 1878) (rail crash)
  • May 14 – Jessie Bartlett Davis, operatic contralto (b. 1859)
  • May 15 – Andrey Schulz-Evler, composer and arranger (b. 1852)
  • May 31 – Franz Strauss, musician and composer, father of Richard Strauss (b. 1822)
  • July 8 – Walter Kittredge, self-taught musician (b. 1834)
  • August 31 – Francesco Tamagno, operatic tenor (b. 1850)
  • September 22 – Célestine Marié, mezzo-soprano, the first "Carmen" (b. 1840)
  • October 18 – Emmie Owen, opera singer (b. 1871)
  • [date unknown] – Belle Cole, operatic contralto (b. 1845)
  • References

    1905 in music Wikipedia


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