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1914 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1914.

Contents

Events

  • January 1 - The copyright on Parsifal expires allowing it to be staged outside of Bayreuth. Performances take place in Barcelona, Prague, Berlin, Budapest, Bologna, Rome and Wrocław. In the next few weeks it is staged in St. Petersburg, Paris, Brussels, Vienna and London's Covent Garden.
  • January 24 - First public performance of Leoš Janáček's piano cycle In the Mists at the third concert of the Organ School in Brno by pianist Marie Dvořáková, teacher of the school.
  • January - First Finnish performance of Jean Sibelius's tone poem Luonnotar, with soprano Aino Ackté and conductor Georg Schnéevoigt.
  • August 26 - Rutland Boughton's fairy opera The Immortal Hour is first performed in Glastonbury Assembly Rooms at the inaugural Glastonbury Festival co-founded by the English socialist composer.
  • October - Adelina Patti gives her last public performance, in a Red Cross concert at London's Royal Albert Hall.
  • October 15 - In Rovigo, Beniamino Gigli makes his operatic debut in Amilcare Ponchielli's La Gioconda.
  • The first recorded calypso music is made in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • First publication of Orchestration, the classic book by Cecil Forsyth.
  • Published popular music

  • "The Aba Daba Honeymoon" w.m. Arthur Fields & Walter Donovan. Performed in the 1951 film Two Weeks with Love by Debbie Reynolds and Carleton Carpenter
  • "After The Roses Have Faded Away" w. Bessie Buchanan m. Ernest R. Ball
  • "Along Came Ruth" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Always Treat Her Like A Baby" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Back To The Carolina You Love" w. Grant Clarke m. Jean Schwartz
  • "Burlington Bertie From Bow" w.m. William Hargreaves
  • "By Heck" w. L. Wolfe Gilbert m. S. R. Henry
  • "By The Beautiful Sea" w. Harold R. Atteridge m. Harry Carroll
  • "By The Waters Of Minnetonka" w. J. M. Cavanass m. Thurlow Lieurance
  • "California And You" w. Edgar Leslie m. Harry Puck
  • "Can't You Hear Me Callin' Caroline?" w.m. William H. Gardner & Caro Roma
  • "Cecile Waltz" by Frank McKee
  • "Colonel Bogey - March" m. Kenneth J. Alford
  • "Come Over To Dover" Murphy, Botsford
  • "La Cucaracha" w. (Eng) Stanley Adams m. arr. Juan Y. D'Lorah
  • "The Darktown Poker Club" w. Jean C. Havez m. Bert Williams & Will H. Vodery
  • "The Day Is Done" w. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow m. Herman Lohr
  • "Desecration Rag" Felix Arndt
  • "Down Among The Sheltering Palms" w. James Brockman m. Abe Olman
  • "Emblem of Peace" m. George A. Reeg
  • "La Estrellita" m. Maurice Ponce
  • "Everybody Rag With Me" w. Gus Kahn m. Grace LeBoy
  • "Fido Is A Hot Dog Now" w. Charles McCarron & Thomas J. Gray m. Raymond Walker
  • "Follow The Crowd" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Gilbert, The Filbert" w. Arthur Wimperis m. Herman Finck
  • "Goodbye Girls I'm Through" w. John Golden m. Ivan Caryll
  • "He's A Devil In His Own Home Town" w. Grant Clarke & Irving Berlin m. Irving Berlin
  • "He's A Rag Picker" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Hot House Rag" m. Paul Pratt
  • "I Love the Ladies" by Grant Clarke
  • "I Want To Go Back To Michigan, Down On The Farm" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "I Was A Good Little Girl Till I Met You" w. Clifford Harris m. James W. Tate
  • "If I Had You" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "If That's Your Idea Of A Wonderful Time, Take Me Home" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "If You Don't Want My Peaches" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "I'll Make A Man Of You" w.m. Arthur Wimperis & Herman Finck
  • "I'm Goin' Back To Louisiana (Where The Bright Moon Shines)" E. Clinton Keithley
  • "In An Old-Fashioned Town" w.m. Squire
  • "In Siam" Manuel Klein
  • "In The Candlelight" w.m. Fleta Jan Brown
  • "Katyusha's song" composed by Nakayama Shimpei is the first big kayōkyoku (pop music) hit in Japan
  • "Keep the Home Fires Burning" w. Lena Guilbert Ford m. Ivor Novello
  • "Land" by Irving Berlin
  • "A Little Bit Of Heaven Sure They Call It Ireland" w. J. Keirn Brennan m. Ernest R. Ball
  • "The Little Ford Rambled Right Along" by Byron Gay & C.R. Foster
  • "Love's Own Sweet Song" w. C. C. S. Cushing & E. P. Heath m. Emmerich Kalman
  • "The Minstrel Parade" Irving Berlin
  • "Missouri Waltz" w. James Royce Shannon m. Frederick Knight Logan
  • "Mrs. Sippi, You're A Grand Old Girl" Belle Ashlyn
  • "Music Box Rag" Charles Luckeyth Roberts
  • "My Bird Of Paradise" Irving Berlin
  • "My Croony Melody" w.m. Joe Goodwin & E. Ray Goetz
  • "On The 5:15" w. Stanley Murphy m. Henry I. Marshall
  • "On The Good Ship Mary Ann" w. Gus Kahn m. Grace Le Boy
  • "On The Shores Of Italy" w.m. Al Piantadosi, Dave Oppenheim & Jack Glogau
  • "Pigeon Walk" m. James V. Monaco
  • "Play a Simple Melody" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Poor Pauline" w. Charles McCarron m. Raymond Walker
  • "Revival Day" Berlin
  • "Roll Them Cotton Bales" w. James Weldon Johnson m. J. Rosamond Johnson
  • "Rufus Johnson's Harmony Band" w.m. Shelton Brooks & Maurice Abrahams
  • "Same Sort Of Girl" w. Harry B. Smith m. Jerome Kern
  • "Settle Down In A One-Horse Town" Irving Berlin
  • "Shadowland" w. Blanche Merrill m. Gus Edwards
  • "She's Dancing Her Heart Away" w. L. Wolfe Gilbert m. Kerry Mills
  • "Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts For Soldiers" w. R. P. Weston m. Herman E. Darewski
  • "The Springtime Of Life" w. Robert B. Smith m. Victor Herbert
  • "St. Louis Blues" w.m. W. C. Handy
  • "Stay Down Here Where You Belong" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Sylvia" w. Clinton Scollard m. Oley Speaks
  • "Syncopated Walk" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "That's a Plenty" m. Lew Pollack w. Ray Gilbert
  • "There's A Little Spark Of Love Still Burning" w. Joe McCarthy m. Fred Fisher
  • "They Didn't Believe Me" w. Herbert Reynolds m. Jerome Kern
  • "They're On Their Way To Mexico" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "This Is The Life" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "'Twas In September" w. Benjamin Hapgood Burt m. Silvio Hein
  • "Twelfth Street Rag" m. Euday L. Bowman
  • "Vienna, City of My Dreams" w. (Austrian) Rudolf Sieczynski m. Rudolf Sieczynski
  • "Way Out Yonder In The Golden West" w.m. Percy Wenrich
  • "What Is Love" Irving Berlin
  • "When It's Night Time In Dixieland" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "When Mother Backed The Winner Of The Derby" Williams & Godfrey
  • "When The Angelus Is Ringing" w. Joe Young m. Bert Grant
  • "When The Grown-up Ladies Act Like Babies" w. Joe Young & Edgar Leslie m. Maurice Abrahams
  • "When You Wore A Tulip" w. Jack Mahoney m. Percy Wenrich
  • "When You're A Long, Long Way From Home" w. Sam M. Lewis m. George W. Meyer
  • "When You're Away" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
  • "Who Paid The Rent For Mrs Rip Van Winkle?" Bryan, Fischer
  • "The Yellow Dog Blues" w.m. W. C. Handy
  • "You Planted A Rose In The Garden Of Love" w. J. Will Callahan m. Ernest R. Ball
  • "Your King and Country Need You (1)" w. Paul Pelham m. W. H. Wallis and Fred Elton
  • "Your King and Country Need You (2)" w. Huntley Trevor m. Henry E. Pether
  • "Your King and Country Want You" w. and m. Paul Rubens
  • Popular recordings

  • "Aba Daba Honeymoon" by Collins & Harlan
  • "Brindisi" from La traviata, by Enrico Caruso & Alma Gluck
  • "Ballin' the Jack" by Prince's Orchestra
  • "The Little Ford Rambled Right Along" by Billy Murray
  • Classical music

  • John Alden Carpenter - Adventures in a Perambulator (ballet)
  • Arthur De Greef - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Minor
  • Frederick Delius - Violin Sonata No. 1
  • Ernő Dohnányi - Variations on a Nursery Song
  • Marcel Dupré - Psyche (cantata)
  • George Enescu – Symphony No. 2 in A, Op. 17
  • Herbert Howells - Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Charles Ives - Violin Sonata No. 3
  • Zoltán Kodály - Duo for violin and cello, Op. 7
  • Nikolai Medtner - Sonate-Ballade op. 27
  • Carl Nielsen - Serenata in vano
  • Sergei Prokofiev
  • Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major
  • Sarcasms, for piano
  • The Ugly Duckling, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
  • Roger Quilter - A Children's Overture
  • Maurice Ravel - Piano Trio in A Minor
  • Max Reger - Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart (orchestral version)
  • Ottorino Respighi
  • Sinfonia Drammatica
  • La Sensitiva, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
  • Il Tramonto, for mezzo-soprano and string quartet (or string orchestra)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 2 A London Symphony
  • Anton Webern - Cello Sonata
  • Érik Satie - Sports et divertissements
  • Opera

  • Rutland Boughton - The Immortal Hour
  • Jules Massenet - Cléopâtre
  • Henri Rabaud - Mârouf, savetier du Caire
  • Joaquín Turina - Margot
  • Gabriel von Wayditch - Opium Dreams
  • Riccardo Zandonai - Francesca da Rimini
  • Musical theatre

  • Adele London production opened at the Gaiety Theatre on May 30
  • The Belle of Bond Street Broadway production opened at the Shubert Theatre on March 30 and ran for 48 performances
  • Business as Usual London production opened at the Hippodrome on November 16
  • Chin-Chin Broadway production opened at the Globe Theatre on October 20 and ran for 295 performances
  • The Earl and the Girl London revival opened at the Aldwych Theatre on November 4
  • The Girl from Utah Broadway production opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre on August 24 and ran for 120 performances
  • The Lilac Domino (libretto by Emmerich von Gatti and Béla Jenbach; music by Charles Cuvillier) Broadway production opened at the 44th Street Theatre on October 28 and ran for 109 performances
  • Papa's Darling Broadway production
  • The Pretty Mrs Smith Broadway production opened at the Casino Theatre on September 21 and ran for 48 performances
  • Szibill by Victor Jacobi, with libretto by Martos Ferenc and Miklós Bródy. First performed on February 27 in Budapest.
  • Tonight's The Night Broadway production opened at the Shubert Theatre on December 24 and ran for 112 performances
  • Wars of the World Broadway production opened at the Hippodrome Theatre on September 5 and ran for 229 performances
  • Watch Your Step Broadway production opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre on December 8 and ran for 175 performances
  • When Claudia Smiles Broadway production opened at the 39th Street Theatre on February 2 and moved to the Lyric Theatre on February 23 for a total run of 112 performances
  • Births

  • January 25 - William Strickland, American conductor and organist (d. 1991)
  • February 10 - Larry Adler, harmonica virtuoso (d. 2001)
  • February 18 - Pee Wee King, country musician (d. 2000)
  • March 5 - Philip Farkas, horn player (d. 1992)
  • March 6 - Kiril Kondrashin, conductor (d. 1981)
  • March 21 - Paul Tortelier, cellist and composer (d. 1990)
  • March 28 - Clara Petrella, Italian operatic soprano (d. 1987)
  • March 30 - Sonny Boy Williamson, blues musician (d. 1948)
  • April 4 - Frances Langford, American singer and actress (d. 2005)
  • May 9
  • Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor (d. 2005)
  • Hank Snow, country singer (d. 1999)
  • May 18 - Boris Christoff, operatic bass (d. 1993)
  • May 26 - Ziggy Elman, US trumpet player (d. 1968)
  • May 31 - Akira Ifukube, composer (d. 2006)
  • June 6 - Iris du Pré, pianist, mother of Jacqueline du Pré and Hilary du Pré (d. 1985)
  • June 28 - Lester Flatt, bluegrass musician (d. 1979)
  • July 2 - Frederick Fennell, conductor (d. 2004)
  • July 8 - Billy Eckstine, jazz musician and singer (d. 1993)
  • July 24 - Riccardo Malipiero, Italian composer, pianist, and music educator (d. 2003)
  • July 26
  • Erskine Hawkins, US jazz trumpeter and bandleader (d. 1993)
  • Ralph Blane, US composer and singer (d. 1995)
  • August 5 - Stjepan Šulek, Croatian composer (d. 1986)
  • August 10 - Witold Małcużyński, Polish pianist (d. 1977)
  • August 12 - Ruth Lowe, Canadian pianist and songwriter (d. 1981)
  • August 28 - Glenn Osser, US conductor and arranger
  • September 5 - Minuetta Kessler, née Shumiatcher, concert pianist, classical composer and music educator (d. 2002)
  • September 12 - Eddy Howard, singer (d. 1963)
  • September 24 - Andrzej Panufnik, composer (d. 1991)
  • September 25 - Robert Wright, US composer (d. 2005)
  • October 7 - Alfred Drake, US singer and actor (d. 1992)
  • October 10 - Ivory Joe Hunter, R&B singer, songwriter and pianist (d. 1974)
  • November 15 - Jorge Bolet, pianist and conductor (d. 1990)
  • December 3 - Irving Fine, composer (d. 1962)
  • December 14 - Rosalyn Tureck, pianist (d. 2003)
  • December 23 - Dezider Kardoš, composer (d. 1991)
  • date unknown - Rita Abatzi, rebetiko singer (d. 1969)
  • Deaths

  • January 5 - François Cellier, conductor and composer (b. 1849)
  • January 23 - George W. Johnson, singer and pioneer recording artist (b. 1850)
  • March 1 - Tor Aulin, violinist, conductor and composer (b. 1866)
  • March 24 - Ellen Franz, pianist and actress (b. 1839)
  • March 31 - Hubert von Herkomer, painter, film director and composer (b. 1849)
  • May 3 - Carl Kölling, composer of piano music (b. 1831)
  • May 10
  • Lillian Nordica, opera singer (b. 1857)
  • Ernst von Schuch, conductor (b. 1846)
  • July 1 - Edmund Payne, musical comedy star (b. 1865)
  • July 14 - Andrzej Hławiczka, musicologist (b. 1866)
  • July 23 - Harry Evans, conductor and composer (b. 1873)
  • August 7 - Bolesław Dembiński, composer (b. 1833)
  • August 11 - Emil Fischer, operatic bass (b. 1838)
  • August 18 - Anna Yesipova, pianist (b. 1851)
  • August 28 - Anatoly Lyadov, composer (b. 1855)
  • September 3 - Albéric Magnard, composer (b. 1865)
  • September 13 - Robert Hope-Jones, inventor of the theatre organ (b. 1859)
  • October 28 - Richard Heuberger, composer (b. 1850)
  • November 9 - Jean-Baptiste Faure, operatic baritone and composer (b. 1830)
  • December 14 - Giovanni Sgambati, composer (b. 1841)
  • December 16 - Ivan Zajc, composer (b. 1832)
  • December 25 - Bernhard Stavenhagen, pianist, composer and conductor (b. 1862)
  • References

    1914 in music Wikipedia


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