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1910 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1910.

Contents

Events

  • March 19 – Béla Bartók's String Quartet No. 1 is premiered in Budapest
  • June 25 – Igor Stravinsky's ballet, The Firebird, is premiered in Paris
  • September 12 – Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8, the Symphony of a Thousand, is premiered in Munich.
  • October – Pietro Mascagni and Giacomo Puccini make up after their 1905 quarrel
  • November – John Lomax's pioneering collection Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads is published by Sturgis and Walton in the United States with an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt
  • November 7 – The musical comedy, Naughty Marietta, with music by Victor Herbert, is first performed on Broadway
  • November 10 – Edward Elgar conducts the premiere of his Violin Concerto, with Fritz Kreisler playing the solo part
  • Mary Garden begins her 20-year reign as soprano of the Chicago Civic Opera
  • Published popular music

  • "Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life" w. Rida Johnson Young m. Victor Herbert. From the operetta Naughty Marietta
  • "Alexander and His Clarinet" w. Irving Berlin m. Ted Snyder
  • "All Aboard For Blanket Bay" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "All That I Ask Of You Is Love" w. Edgar Selden m. Herbert Ingraham
  • "Alma, Where Do You Live?" w. George V. Hobart m. Adolph Philipp
  • "Angel Eyes" w. Alfred Bryan m. James Kendis & Herman Paley
  • "Angels" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Any Little Girl, That's a Nice Little Girl, is the Right Little Girl For Me" w. Thomas J. Gray m. Fred Fisher
  • "Back To My Old Home Town" w.m. Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth
  • "A Banjo Song" by Howard Weeden
  • "The Big Bass Viol" w.m. M. T. Bohannon
  • "The Birth of Passion" w. Otto Harbach m. Karl Hoschna. From the musical Madame Sherry.
  • "Bring Back My Lena To Me" w.m. Irving Berlin & David Andrew Noll
  • "By The Saskatchewan" w. C. M. S. McLellan m. Ivan Caryll
  • "Call Me Up Some Rainy Afternoon" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Caprice Viennois" m. Fritz Kreisler
  • "The Chanticleer Rag" w. Edward Madden m. Albert Gumble
  • "The Chicken Reel" m. Joseph M. Daly
  • "Chinatown, My Chinatown" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
  • "Cloud-Chief" m. J. Ernest Philie.
  • "Come Josephine In My Flying Machine" w. Alfred Bryan m. Fred Fisher
  • "Come To The Ball" w. Adrian Ross m. Lionel Monckton
  • "Constantly" w. Chris Smith m. James Henry Burris
  • "The Convict And The Bird" w.m. T.W. Connor
  • "Day Dreams, Visions Of Bliss" w. Harry B. Smith & Robert B. Smith m. Heinrich Reinhardt
  • "Dear Mayme, I Love You!" Irving Berlin & Ted Snyder
  • "Doctor Tinkle Tinker" by Otto Harbach
  • "Don't Wake Me Up, I'm Dreaming" w. Beth Slater Whitson m. Herbert Ingraham
  • "Down By The Old Mill Stream" w.m. Tell Taylor
  • "Dream of a Miner's Child" ("Don't go down in the mine, Dad") w. Robert Donnely, Will Geddes
  • "Dreams, Just Dreams" Irving Berlin & Ted Snyder
  • "Every Little Movement" w. Otto Harbach m. Karl Hoschna
  • "Gee But It's Great To Meet A Friend From Your Old Home Town" w. William Tracey m. James Mc Gavisk
  • "Goodbye Rose" w. Addison Burkhart m. Herbert Ingraham
  • "Grizzly Bear" w.m. George Botsford & Irving Berlin
  • "Hennessy" w.m. T.W. Connor w.m. Herman E. Darewski Jr.
  • "Herman Let's Dance That Beautiful Waltz" Irving Berlin & Ted Snyder
  • "How Can You Love Such A Man?" Berlin
  • " I Feel So Lonely" w.m. Bert Lee. Introduced by Fred Allandale in the musical The Islander
  • "I'd Love To Live In Loveland" w.m. W. R. Williams (Rossiter)
  • "If He Comes In I'm Going Out" w. Cecil Mack m. Chris Smith
  • "If I Was A Millionaire" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
  • "I'm Falling In Love With Someone" w. Rida Johnson Young m. Victor Herbert
  • "I'm Henery the Eighth" w.m. Fred Murray & R. P. Weston
  • "In The Shadows" w. E. Ray Goetz m. Herman Finck
  • "Is There Anything Else I Can Do For You?" w.m. Irving Berlin & Ted Snyder
  • "Italian Street Song" w. Rida Johnson Young m. Victor Herbert
  • "I've Got The Time I've Got The Place But It's Hard To Find The Girl" w. Ballard MacDonald m. S. R. Henry
  • "Joshua" w.m George Arthurs & Bert Lee
  • "Kiss Me, My Honey, Kiss Me" w. Irving Berlin m. Ted Snyder
  • "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" w. Beth Slater Whitson m. Leo Friedman
  • "Let Me Live And Stay In Dixieland" w.m. Elizabeth Brice & Charles King
  • "Liebesfreud" m. Fritz Kreisler
  • "Liebeslied" m. Fritz Kreisler
  • "Life Is Only What You Make It After All" w. Edgar Smith m. A. Baldwin Sloane
  • "Macushla" w. Josephine V. Rowe m. Dermot MacMurrough
  • "Maiden with the Dreamy Eyes" w. J. W. Johnson m. Bob Cole
  • "Morning" w. Frank Lebby Stanton m. Oley Speaks
  • "Mother Machree" w. Rida Johnson Young m. Ernest R. Ball & Chauncey Olcott
  • " 'Neath The Southern Moon" w. Rida Johnson Young m. Victor Herbert. From the operetta Naughty Marietta.
  • "Nora Malone" w. Junie McCree m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "Oh How That German Could Love" w.m. Irving Berlin & Ted Snyder
  • "Oh That Beautiful Rag" w. Irving Berlin m. Ted Snyder
  • "On Mobile Bay" w. Earl C. Jones m. Neil Moret
  • "A Perfect Day" w.m. Carrie Jacobs-Bond
  • "Plant A Watermelon On My Grave And Let The Juice Soak Through" w.m. Frank Dumont & R. P. Lilly
  • "Play That Barbershop Chord" w. Ballard MacDonald & William Tracey m. Lewis F. Muir
  • "Put On Your Ta-Ta Little Girlie" w.m. Fred Leigh
  • "Put Your Arms Around Me Honey" w. Junie McCree m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "Red Pepper: A Spicy Rag" m. Henry Lodge
  • "Silver Bell" w. Edward Madden m. Percy Wenrich
  • "Silver Star" m. Charles L. Johnson
  • "Some Of These Days" w.m. Shelton Brooks
  • "Spaghetti Rag" m. George Lyons & Bob Yosco
  • "Steamboat Bill" w. Ren Shields m. Bert Leighton & Frank Leighton
  • "Stein Song (Maine)" w. Lincoln Colcord m. E. A. Fenstad
  • "Stop, Stop, Stop (Come Over And Love Me Some More)" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Sweet Italian Love" Irving Berlin, Ted Snyder
  • "Tambourin Chinois" m. Fritz Kreisler
  • "Telling Lies" Irving Berlin, Henrietta Blanke-Belcher
  • "That Minor Strain" w. Cecil Mack m. Ford Dabney
  • "That Opera Rag" Irving Berlin, Ted Snyder
  • "That's Why They Call Me "Shine"" w. Cecil Mack m. Ford Dabney
  • "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" w. Rida Johnson Young m. Victor Herbert
  • "Two Little Love Bees" w. Harry B. Smith & Robert B. Smith m. Heinrich Reinhardt
  • "Under The Yum Yum Tree" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "Vissi D'Arte" Giacossa, Illica, Puccini
  • "Washington And Lee Swing" w. Thornton W. Allen & C. A. Robbins m. Thornton W. Allen & M. W. Sheafe
  • "What's The Matter With Father?" w. Harry H. Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "Who Are You With Tonight?" w. Harry Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "You Are The Ideal Of My Dreams" w.m. Herbert Ingraham
  • Classical music

  • Rutland Boughton - Five Celtic Songs
  • Victor Ewald – Symphony for Brass
  • Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 9 finished
  • Erkki Melartin – String Quartet No. 4
  • Nikolai Myaskovsky – Symphonic poem Silence; original versions of String Quartet No. 3, String Quartet No. 4
  • Carl Nielsen – At the Bier of a Young Artist (orchestral for funeral)
  • Arnold Schoenberg – Five Pieces for Orchestra
  • Alexander Scriabin – Prometheus, "The Poem of Fire"
  • Igor Stravinsky – The Firebird
  • Anton Webern – Four Pieces for violin and piano, Op. 7
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams – Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, Symphony No. 1 ('A Sea Symphony')
  • Opera

  • Giacomo Puccini – La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), libretto by Guelfo Civinini and Carlo Zangarini, first performed in New York City
  • Jules Massenet – Don Quichotte premiered in Monte Carlo, starring Feodor Chaliapin
  • Gialdino Gialdini – La Bufera premiered November 26 at the Politeama Ciscutti, Pola
  • Alexander Zemlinsky - Kleider machen Leute
  • Musical theater

  • The Balkan Princess London production opened at the Prince of Wales Theatre on February 19 and ran for 176 performances
  • The Chocolate Soldier (Rudolf Friml) – London production opened at the Lyric Theatre on September 10 and ran for 500 performances
  • The Islander London production opened at the Apollo Theatre on April 23 and ran for 114 performances
  • The Jolly Bachelors Broadway production opened at the Broadway Theatre on January 6 and ran for 165 performances
  • Die keusche Susanne (m. Jean Gilbert) opened in Magdeburg
  • Madame Sherry Broadway production opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre on August 30 and ran for 231 performances
  • Naughty Marietta (Rida Johnson Young and Victor Herbert) – Broadway production opened at the New York Theatre on November 7 and ran for 136 performances
  • Our Miss Gibbs Broadway production opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre on August 29 and ran for 64 performances
  • The Quaker Girl (Music: Lionel Monckton Lyrics: Adrian Ross & Percy Greenbank Book: James T. Tanner). London production opened at the Adelphi Theatre on November 5 and ran for 536 performances. Starring Gertie Millar, Joseph Coyne and C. Hayden Coffin.
  • The Satyr London production
  • Tillie's Nightmare Broadway production opened at the Herald Square Theatre on May 5 and was revived at the Manhattan Opera House on December 18, 1911, for a total run of 85 performances
  • Up and Down Broadway Broadway revue opened at the Casino Theatre on July 18 and ran for 72 performances
  • The Yankee Girl Broadway production opened at the Herald Square Theatre on February 10 and ran for 92 performances
  • Zigeunerliebe Vienna production opened at the Carltheater on January 8
  • Births

  • January 8 – Fabian Andre, composer (d. 1960)
  • January 23 – Django Reinhardt, guitarist (d. 1953)
  • February 3 – Blas Galindo Dimas, Mexican composer (d. 1993?)
  • February 25 – Winifred Shaw, US actress, singer and dancer (d. 1982)
  • March 9 – Samuel Barber, composer (d. 1981)
  • March 11 – Nicola Salerno, Italian lyricist (d. 1969)
  • March 15 – Anna-Lisa Björling, operatic soprano (d. 2006)
  • March 27 – Manfred Bukofzer, German-American musicologist (d. 1955)
  • April 14 – Werner Wolf Glaser, Swiss composer (d. 2006)
  • April 26 – Erland von Koch, Swedish composer (d. 2009)
  • April 30 – Levi Celerio, songwriter (d. 2002)
  • May 8 – Mary Lou Williams, US jazz pianist and composer (d. 1981)
  • May 12
  • Gordon Jenkins, US songwriter, conductor and pianist (d. 1984)
  • Giulietta Simionato, Italian mezzo-soprano (d. 2010)
  • May 13 – Cleavant Derricks, gospel songwriter (d. 1977)
  • May 23 – Artie Shaw, US bandleader (d. 2004)
  • May 26 – Lola Gjoka, Albanian pianist (d. 1985)
  • May 28 – T. Bone Walker, blues musician (d. 1975)
  • June 4 – Anton Dermota, operatic tenor (d. 1989)
  • June 10 – Howlin' Wolf, blues singer and musician (d. 1976)
  • June 17 – H. Owen Reed, conductor and composer
  • June 18 – Ray McKinley, US drummer, singer and bandleader (d. 1995)
  • June 22 - Anne Ziegler, English soprano (d. 2003)
  • June 29 – Frank Loesser, US songwriter (d. 1969)
  • July 10 – Rafael Cepeda, folk musician (d. 1996)
  • July 15 – Ronald Binge, British composer (d.1973)
  • July 18 – Lou Busch, US arranger and composer a.k.a. Joe "Fingers" Carr (died 1979)
  • August 1 – Walter Scharf, film composer (died 2003)
  • August 7 – Freddie Slack, US pianist, composer and bandleader (d. 1965)
  • August 12 – Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (d. 1995)
  • August 17 – Erkki Aaltonen, composer (d. 1990)
  • August 24 – Tunde King, Nigerian singer and instrumentalist, originator of Jùjú music (d. c.1980)
  • August 25 - Ethel Stark, violinist and composer (d. 2012)
  • September 3 – Kitty Carlisle, US actress and singer (d. 2007)
  • September 12 – Shep Fields, bandleader (d. 1981)
  • September 29 – Virginia Bruce, actress and singer (d. 1982)
  • October 1 – André Dumortier, pianist (d. 2004)
  • October 13 – Otto Joachim, composer (d. 2010)
  • December 7 – Louis Prima, musician, singer (d. 1978)
  • December 10 – John H. Hammond, record producer (d. 1987)
  • date unknown - Takahashi Chikuzan, Japanese musician and composer (d. 1998)
  • Deaths

  • January 19 – Otakar Hostinský, musicologist (b. 1847)
  • March 10 – Carl Reinecke, composer, pianist and teacher (b. 1824)
  • March 17 – Joaquín Valverde Durán, flautist, conductor and composer (b. 1846)
  • March 28 – Édouard Colonne, violinist and conductor (b. 1838)
  • May 3 – Lottie Collins, singer and dancer (b. 1865)
  • May 7 – Bernhard Cossmann, cellist (b. 1822)
  • May 18
  • Pauline Viardot, mezzo-soprano and composer (b. 1821)
  • Flor van Duyse, Belgian composer and musicologist (b. 1843)
  • May 29 – Mily Balakirev, composer (b. 1837)
  • July 4 – Louis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray, pianist and composer (b. 1840)
  • July 7 – Emilio Usiglio, conductor and composer (b. 1841)
  • July 14 – Marius Petipa, ballet dancer and choreographer (b. 1818)
  • August 31 – Emīls Dārziņš, composer, conductor and music critic (b. 1875) (probable suicide)
  • September 5 – Franz Xaver Haberl, musicologist (b. 1840)
  • September 24 – Rudolf Dellinger, composer (b. 1857)
  • October 14 – Georges Mathias, composer and pianist (b. 1826)
  • October 17 – Julia Ward Howe, lyricist of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" (b. 1819)
  • November 25 – John Henry Martin, Band instrument manufacturer (b. 1835)
  • date unknown – Albert Schatz, composer and librettist (b. 1839)
  • References

    1910 in music Wikipedia


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