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1907 in music

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1907 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1907.

Contents

Events

  • February 21 – Frederick Delius's opera A Village Romeo and Juliet is premiered in Berlin.
  • February 22 – Thomas Beecham conducts Delius's new opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.
  • May 27 – Bach House (Eisenach) opens in what is at this time believed to be the birthplace of Johann Sebastian Bach, the first museum devoted to a single composer.
  • General Porfirio Díaz orders a mariachi band to wear upper-class clothing (a charro suit) when they play for the visiting United States Secretary of State Elihu Root; this is the beginning of modern mariachi, as well as the traditional dress of future mariachi stars.
  • Publication of Sketch of a New Aesthetic of Music by Ferruccio Busoni.
  • Cosima Wagner steps down from her position as head of the Bayreuth Festival. She is succeeded by her son Siegfried.
  • Published popular music

  • "All She Gets from the Iceman is Ice" w. Arthur J. Lamb m. Alfred Solman
  • "And A Little Bit More" w. Alfred Bryan m. Fred Fisher
  • "Ballooning" w. Paul West m. Jerome Kern
  • "The Bandolero" w. m. Leslie Stuart
  • "Be My Little Teddy Bear" w. Vincent Bryan m. Max Hoffman
  • "Because I'm Married Now" w.m. Herbert Ingraham
  • "Bon Bon Buddy" by Alex Rogers
  • "Brother Noah Gave Out Checks For Rain" w.m. Arthur Longbrake
  • "Budweiser's A Friend Of Mine" w. Vincent P. Bryan m. Seymour Furth
  • "Bye Bye Dearie" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "The Caissons Go Rolling Along" m. Edmund L. Gruber
  • "Come Along, My Mandy" w.m. Tom Mellor, Alfred J. Lawrence & Harry Gifford New words Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth 1910
  • "Common Sense" w.m. Chris Smith & John Larkins
  • "Don't Worry" w.m. Ed Rose & Ted Snyder
  • "Down Home Shout" Herman Carle
  • "Fairy Queen" m. Percy Wenrich
  • "Fishing For the Moon" David Kilburn Stevens
  • "Gladiolus Rag" by Scott Joplin
  • "Golden Rod" McKinley
  • "The Handsome, Brave Life Saver" Gumble
  • "Harrigan" w.m. George M. Cohan. Introduced by George M. Cohan in the musical Fifty Miles from Boston
  • "He Goes to Church on Sunday" w. Vincent Bryan m. E. Ray Goetz
  • "He Was One Of The Boys" w.m. T.W. Connor
  • "The Homesick Yankee" Clark
  • "Honey Boy" w. Jack Norworth m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "The Honeybee's Honeymoon" Reed
  • "I Finnish 'em Off!" w.m. T.W. Connor
  • "I Love You So" w. Adrian Ross m. Franz Lehár
  • "I Wish I Had A Girl" w. Gus Kahn m. Grace Leboy Kahn
  • "I'd Rather Be A Lobster Than A Wise Guy" Morse
  • "I'd Rather Two-Step Than Waltz, Bill" w.m. Benjamin Hapgood Burt
  • "I'm Afraid to Come Home in the Dark" w. Harry H. Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "I'm Happy When The Band Plays Dixie" Vandeveer
  • "I'm Tying The Leaves So They Won't Come Down" w. E. S. S. Huntingdon m. J. Fred Helf
  • "In A Hammock Built For Two" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry von Tilzer
  • "In the Land of the Buffalo" Williams, Van Alstyne
  • "In The Wildwood Where The Bluebells Grow" w.m. Herbert H. Taylor
  • "In Washington" w. Vincent Bryan m. Gertrude H. Hoffman
  • "It's A Poor Heart That Never Rejoices" w.m. T.W. Connor
  • "It's Delightful To Be Married" w. Anna Held m. Vincent Scotto
  • "It's Great To Be A Soldier Man" Morse
  • "It's Nice To Have A Sweetheart" Kerker
  • "I've Told His Missus All About Him" Tate
  • "Just Because He Couldn't Sing "Love Me And The World Is Mine"" w.m. Bert Fitzgibbon
  • "Kansas City Rag" by James Scott
  • "Keep On Smiling" Paley
  • "The Last Rose Of Summer Is The Sweetest Rose Of All" w. Arthur Gillespie m. Harry Sidney
  • "Lucia" Klein
  • "A Man Without A Woman" Rogers
  • "Marie From Sunny Italy" w. Irving Berlin m. M. Nicholson
  • "Mariutch Down At Coney Island" (aka "Mariutch Dance Da Hootch-A-Ma-Kootch") w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry von Tilzer
  • "(You'll Find Me At) Maxim's" w. Adrian Ross m. Franz Lehár
  • "Meet Me Down At The Corner" w. Will D. Cobb m. Harry Hoyt
  • "(The Best I Get Is) Much Obliged To You" w.m. Benjamin Hapgood Burt
  • "'Neath The Old Acorn Tree, Sweet Estelle" w. C. M. Denison m. J. Fred Helf
  • "'Neath The Old Cherry Tree, Sweet Marie" w.m. Harry Williams & Egbert van Alstyne
  • "Nestle By My Side" Luders
  • "No Wedding Bells For Me" w. E. P. Moran & Will A. Heelan m. Seymour Furth
  • "No, No, Positively No" w.m. Chris Smith & Harry Brown
  • "No-One Knows" w.m. Francis Mack
  • "Not For Me" w.m. Bessie Wynn
  • "On The Road To Mandalay" w. Rudyard Kipling m. Oley Speaks
  • "The Peach That Tastes The Sweetest Hangs The Highest On The Tree" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
  • "Pride Of The Prairie" w. Harry Breen m. George Botsford
  • "Put Me Among The Girls" w. C. W. Murphy m. Dan Lipton
  • "Rain-in-the-Face" Burt
  • "Red Wing" w. Thurland Chattaway m. Kerry Mills
  • "Rum-Tiddley-Um-Tum-Tay Out For The Day Today" w. Fred Leigh m. Orlando Powell
  • "San Antonio" w.m. Harry Williams & Egbert van Alstyne
  • "Sandy, You're A Dandy" w.m. Hector Grant
  • "Search Light Rag" by Scott Joplin
  • "She's A Lassie From Lancashire" Murphy, Lipton, Neat
  • "Sleepy Sidney" by Archie W Scheu
  • "Smile, Smile, Smile" Hoffman
  • "Somebody's Been Around Here Since I've Been Gone" m. John Walter Bratton
  • "Somebody's Waiting For You" w. Vincent Bryan m. Albert Gumble
  • "Take Me Back To New York Town" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "Take Me Where There's A Big Brass Band" Morse
  • "The Teddy Bears' Picnic" w. James B. Kennedy m. John Walter Bratton (Words 1932)
  • "That Lovin' Rag" w. Victor H. Smalley m. Bernie Adler
  • "Theodore" w.m. Vincent Bryan
  • "There Never Was A Girl Like You" w. Harry H. Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "Tipperary" w. Leo Curley m. James M. Fulton & J. Fred Helf
  • "Tommy, Lad!" w. Edward Teschemacher m. E. J. Margetson
  • "Two Blue Eyes" by Edward Madden
  • "Two Little Baby Shoes" w. Edward Madden m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "Under Any Old Flag At All" Cohan
  • "Vilia" w. Adrian Ross m. Franz Lehár
  • "Wal, I Swan!" (aka "Ebeneezer Frye") w.m. Benjamin Hapgood Burt
  • "'Way Down In Colon Town" Hoffman
  • "When A Fellow's On The Level With A Girl That's On The Square" w.m. George M. Cohan from the musical The Talk Of New York
  • "Who? Me?" Snyder
  • "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" w. Ada R. Habershon m. Charles H. Gabriel
  • "Won't You Be My Honey?" w. Jack Drislane m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "Won't You Waltz Home Sweet Home With Me" w.m. Herbert Ingraham
  • "Wouldn't You Like To Have Me For A Sweetheart?" Robyn
  • "You Splash Me And I'll Splash You" w. Arthur J. Lamb m. Alfred Solman
  • Classical music

  • York Bowen – Piano Concerto No. 3 'Fantasia' Op. 23, Viola Concerto in C minor Op. 25 ([1])
  • Havergal Brian – English Suite
  • Frederick Delius – Songs of Sunset; Brigg Fair
  • Ernő Dohnányi – String Quartet no. 2 in D-flat, Op. 15
  • Edward Elgar – The Wand of Youth
  • Reinhold Glière – Symphony No. 2 in C minor
  • Gustav Holst – A Somerset Rhapsody
  • Sylvio Lazzari - Symphony in E-flat
  • Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński – Violin Sonata in G ([2])
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Piano Sonata No. 1 in D minor
  • Max Reger – Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 102
  • Ottorino Respighi – Quartet for Strings in D major
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov – Le Coq d'Or
  • Alexandr Scriabin – Piano Sonata No. 5, Op.53
  • Charles Villiers Stanford – Stabat Mater
  • Josef Suk – Symphony No. 2 in C minor, op. 27 (Asrael)
  • Jean Sibelius – Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op.52
  • Joaquín Turina – Piano Quintet, Op.1
  • Opera

  • Francesco Cilea – Gloria
  • Luigi Mancinelli – Paolo e Francesca
  • Jules Massenet – Thérèse
  • Musical theater

  • Die Dollarprinzessin Vienna production
  • Follies of 1907 Broadway production
  • The Gay Gordons, with a book by Seymour Hicks, music by Guy Jones and lyrics by Arthur Wimperis, C. H. Bovill, Henry Hamilton and P. G. Wodehouse. It opened at London's Aldwych Theatre on 11 September.
  • The Gay White Way Broadway revue opened at the Casino Theatre on October 7 and ran for 105 performances
  • The Girls of Gottenberg London production opened at the Gaiety Theatre on May 15 and ran for 303 performances. Starring May de Sousa, George Grossmith Jr., Gertie Millar, Robert Nainby and Edmund Payne.
  • Franz Lehár – The Merry Widow London and Broadway productions
  • The Merry Farmer Mannheim production
  • Miss Hook of Holland London and Broadway productions
  • Nelly Neil London production
  • The Orchid Broadway production
  • The Rogers Brothers in Panama Broadway production
  • The Talk of New York Broadway production opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre on December 3 and ran for 157 performances.
  • The Time, the Place and the Girl - Broadway production
  • Ein Walzertraum (A Waltz Dream) Vienna and Berlin productions
  • Births

  • January 16 – Martin Scherber, composer and music teacher (died 1974)
  • February 1 – Günter Eich, German lyricist (died 1972)
  • February 15 – Jean Langlais, French organist and composer (died 1991)
  • February 26 - Harry Gold, British dixieland jazz saxophonist and bandleader (died 2005)
  • February 27 – Mildred Bailey, US singer (died 1951)
  • March 3 – Joy Finzi, wife of Gerald Finzi and founder of the Finzi Trust (died 1991)
  • March 11 – Jessie Matthews, British actress and singer (died 1981)
  • March 14 – Tolibjon Sadikov, Uzbek composer (died 1957)
  • March 15 – Zarah Leander, Swedish singer and actress (died 1981)
  • March 19 – Elizabeth Maconchy, English composer (died 1994)
  • April 12 – Imogen Holst, British conductor and composer (died 1984)
  • April 18 – Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American film composer (died 1995)
  • April 21 – Beatrice Kay, US singer and actress (died 1986)
  • April 29 – Tino Rossi, French singer and actor (died 1983)
  • May 1 – Kate Smith, US singer (died 1986)
  • May 10 – Harilaos Perpessas, Greek composer (d. 1995)
  • May 14 – Edythe Wright, US singer (died 1965)
  • May 18 – Clifford Curzon, English pianist (died 1982)
  • June 14 - Sid Phillips, jazz clarinetist, bandleader, and arranger (died 1973)
  • July 19 – Günter Bialas, German composer (died 1995)
  • July 26 – André Gertler, Hungarian violinist (died 1998)
  • August 3 - Lawrence Brown, US jazz trombonist (died 1988)
  • August 8 – Benny Carter, US jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger and bandleader (died 2003)
  • August 21 – Hy Zaret, songwriter (died 2007)
  • September 29 – Gene Autry, US singer and performer (died 1998)
  • October 5 – Mrs. Miller, US singer (died 1997)
  • October 12 – Wolfgang Fortner, composer (died 1987)
  • October 19 - Roger Wolfe Kahn, US jazz and popular musician, composer, and bandleader (died 1962)
  • October 27 – Helmut Walcha, organist (died 1991)
  • November 17 – James Moody, composer for harmonica (died 1995)
  • November 18 – Compay Segundo, Cuban singer and songwriter, inventor of the armónico (died 2003)
  • November 30 – György Ránki, Hungarian composer (died 1992)
  • December 7 – Wanda Toscanini, daughter of Arturo Toscanini and wife of Vladimir Horowitz (died 1998)
  • December 25 – Cab Calloway, US jazz singer and band leader (died 1994)
  • December 27 – Willem van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor (died 1978)
  • date unknown
  • Seán Reid, Irish Uilleann piper (died 1978)
  • N. Senada, German composer and music theorist (died 1993)
  • Deaths

  • January 19 – Beniamino Cesi, pianist, 62
  • February 5 – Ludwig Thuille, composer, 45
  • February 28 – Rosina Brandram, D'Oyly Carte singer and actress, 61
  • March 1 – August Manns, conductor, 81
  • March 17 – Ernesto Köhler, flautist and composer, 57
  • April 3 - Désirée Artôt, operatic soprano, 71
  • April 4 – Lucile Grahn, ballerina, 86
  • June 1 – Richard Mühlfeld, clarinettist, 51
  • June 2 – Anastazy Wilhelm Dreszer, pianist and composer, 62
  • June 4 – Agathe Backer-Grøndahl, Norwegian pianist and composer, 59
  • July 23 – William Shakespeare Hays, songwriter, 70
  • August 15 – Joseph Joachim, violinist, composer, and conductor, 76
  • September 4 – Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer, 64
  • September 5 – Adolf Østbye, first Norwegian recording artist, 39
  • September 17 – Ignaz Brüll, Austrian pianist and composer, 60
  • October 4 – Alfredo Keil, composer and painter, 57
  • October 9 – Romualdo Marenco, composer, 66
  • October 10 – Charles Dancla, violinist and composer, 89
  • November 6 - Sophie Cruvelli, operatic soprano, 81
  • November 8 - Marie Sasse, operatic soprano, 73
  • November 21 – Gaetano Braga, cellist and composer, 78
  • December 18 – Luscombe Searelle, composer and impresario, 54 (cancer)
  • References

    1907 in music Wikipedia


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