Rahul Sharma

1922 in music

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1922 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1922.

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Events

  • January 24 - Carl Nielsen conducts the first public performance of his Symphony No. 5 in Copenhagen.
  • October 11 - Leila Megàne makes the first complete recording of Sir Edward Elgar's Sea Pictures, with Elgar himself conducting.
  • October 19 - Maurice Ravel's orchestral arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition is premiered in Paris.
  • December 20 - Antigone by Jean Cocteau appears on the stage of the Théâtre de l'Atelier in Paris, with settings by Pablo Picasso, music by Arthur Honegger and costumes by Gabrielle Chanel.
  • Louis Armstrong leaves New Orleans for Chicago to join King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band.
  • Richard Tauber joins the Vienna State Opera.
  • Kid Ory makes his first recordings.
  • All musical compositions written in this year or earlier are now public domain in the United States. Recordings of those compositions, however are still protected by various state statutes and do not fully enter the nationwide public domain until February 15, 2067.
  • Published popular music

  • "Aggravatin' Papa" w.m. Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson & Addy Britt
  • "Ain't It A Shame" w.m. W. A. Hann, Joseph Simms & Al W. Brown
  • "All Over Nothing At All" w. J. Keirn Brennan & Paul Cunningham m. James Rule
  • "Along The Road To Gundagai" w.m. Jack O'Hagan
  • "L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour (Love Everlasting)" w.(Eng) Catherine Chisholm Cushing m. Rudolf Friml
  • "Angel Child" w. Georgie Price & Benny Davis m. Abner Silver
  • "Baby Blue Eyes" w.m. Jesse Greer, Walter Hirsch & George Jessel
  • "Bee's Knees" by Leo Wood & Ray Lopez
  • "Blue (And Broken Hearted)" w. Grant Clarke & Edgar Leslie m. Lou Handman
  • "A Brown Bird Singing" w. Rodney Richard Bennett m. Haydn Wood
  • "Bugle Call Rag" m. Jack Pettis, Billy Meyers & Elmer Schoebel
  • "Carolina in the Morning" w. Gus Kahn m. Walter Donaldson
  • "Carolina Shout" m. James P. Johnson
  • "Chicago" w.m. Fred Fisher
  • "China Boy" w.m. Dick Winfree & Phil Boutelje
  • "Crinoline Days" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Dancing Fool" w. Harry B. Smith & Francis Wheeler m. Ted Snyder
  • "Dearest (You're The Nearest To My Heart)" w. Benny Davis m. Harry Akst
  • "Do It Again" w. B. G. De Sylva m. George Gershwin
  • "Down In Midnight Town" w. Andrew B. Sterling & Edward P. Moran m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "Downhearted Blues" w.m. Alberta Hunter
  • "Dream On" (An Indian Lullaby) w. B.G DeSylva, m. Victor Herbert
  • "Dreamy Melody" w.m. Ted Koehler, Frank Magine & C. Naset
  • "Farewell Blues" w.m. Paul Joseph Mares, Leon Rappolo & Elmer Schoebel
  • "Fate" by Byron Gay
  • "Georgette" w. Lew Brown m. Ray Henderson
  • "Georgia" w. Howard Johnson m. Walter Donaldson
  • "Goin' Home" w.m. Williams Arms Fisher
  • "Hot Lips" w.m. Henry Busse, Henry Lange, Lou Davis
  • "I Found A Four Leaf Clover" w. B. G. De Sylva m. George Gershwin
  • "I Gave You Up Just Before You Threw Me Down" w. Bert Kalmar m. Harry Ruby & Fred E. Ahlert
  • "I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise" w. B. G. De Sylva & Ira Gershwin m. George Gershwin
  • "In The Little Red Schoolhouse" w.m. Al Wilson & James A. Brennan
  • "A Kiss In The Dark" w. B. G. De Sylva m. Victor Herbert
  • "The Lady In Ermine" w. Cyrus Wood m. Al Goodman
  • "Lady Of The Evening" w.m. Irving Berlin. Introduced by John Steel in the Music Box Revue of 1922.
  • "Limehouse Blues" w. Douglas Furber m. Philip Braham
  • "Lovesick Blues" w. Irving Mills m. Cliff Friend
  • "Lovin' Sam (The Sheik Of Alabam)" w. Jack Yellen m. Milton Ager
  • "March With Me!" w. Douglas Furber m. Ivor Novello
  • "Mary, Dear" w.m. Harry DeCosta & M. K. Jerome
  • "Mister Gallagher And Mister Shean" w.m. Ed Gallagher & Al Shean
  • "My Buddy" w. Gus Kahn m. Walter Donaldson
  • "My Honey's Loving Arms" w. Herman Ruby m. Joseph Meyer
  • "My Rambler Rose" w. Gene Buck m. Louis A. Hirsch & Dave Stamper
  • "My Sweet Hortense" w. Joe Young & Sam Lewis m. Walter Donaldson
  • "My Word You Do Look Queer" w.m. R. P. Weston & Bert Lee
  • "'Neath The South Sea Moon" w. Gene Buck m. Louis A. Hirsch & Dave Stamper
  • "Nellie Kelly I Love You" w.m. George M. Cohan
  • "On the Alamo" w. Gus Kahn m. Isham Jones
  • "On The Gin Gin Ginny Shore" w. Edgar Leslie m. Walter Donaldson
  • "Oo-oo Ernest Are You Earnest With Me" w. Sidney Clare & Harry Tobias m. Cliff Friend
  • "Pack Up Your Sins And Go To The Devil" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Robinson Crusoe's Isle" w. Harry Graham m. Robert Stolz
  • "Rosalie" w.m. Hugo Frey
  • "Rose Of The Rio Grande" w. Edgar Leslie m. Harry Warren & Ross Gorman
  • "Round On The End And High In The Middle (O-Hi-O)" w.m. Alfred Bryan & Bert Hanlon
  • "Runnin' Wild" w. Joe Grey & Leo Wood m. A. Harrington Gibbs
  • "Say It While Dancing" w. Benny Davis m. Abner Silver
  • "Some Sunny Day" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Stumbling" w.m. Zez Confrey
  • "'Taint Nobody's Business If I Do" w.m. Clarence Williams, Porter Grainger & Graham Prince
  • "That Da Da Strain" w. Mamie Medina m. Edgar Dowell
  • "Three O'Clock in the Morning" w. Dorothy Terriss m. Julián Robledo
  • "Throw Me A Kiss" w. Gene Buck m. Louis A. Hirsch & Dave Stamper
  • "Thru' The Night" w. Virginia K. Logan m. Frederic Knight Logan
  • "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)" w.m. Dan Russo, Ted Fio RitoGus Kahn & Ernie Erdman
  • "Trees" w. Joyce Kilmer m. Oscar Rasbach
  • "'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans" w. Henry Creamer m. Turner Layton
  • "The West, A Nest, And You" w. Larry Yoell m. Billy Hill
  • "When Hearts Are Young" w. Cyrus Wood m. Sigmund Romberg & Al Goodman
  • "When The Leaves Come Tumbling Down" w.m. Richard Howard
  • "When You And I Were Young, Maggie, Blues" w.m. Jack Frost & Jimmy McHugh
  • "Who Cares?" w. Jack Yellen m. Milton Ager
  • "Wonderful One" w. Dorothy Terris m. Paul Whiteman & Ferde Grofe
  • "You Know You Belong To Somebody Else" w. Eugene West m. James V. Monaco
  • "You Remind Me Of My Mother" w.m. George M. Cohan
  • "You Tell Her, I S-t-u-t-t-e-r" w. Billy Rose m. Cliff Friend
  • Top hits on records

  • "April Showers" by Al Jolson
  • "Hot Lips" by Paul Whiteman's Orchestra
  • "Love Her By Radio" by Billy Jones
  • "Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean" recorded by
  • Billy Jones & Ernie Hare
  • Billy Murray
  • Gallagher and Shean
  • "My Buddy" by Henry Burr
  • "Oh, Is She Dumb!/Susie" by Eddie Cantor
  • "On the Alamo" by Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  • "Three O'Clock In the Morning" by Paul Whiteman's Orchestra
  • "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)" by Al Jolson
  • "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans" by Margaret Young
  • Classical music

  • Kurt Atterberg - Cello Concerto
  • Vittorio Giannini - Stabat Mater
  • Hamilton Harty - Piano Concerto
  • Paul Hindemith - String Quartet No. 3 in C, Op. 22
  • Jacques Ibert
  • Escales, for orchestra
  • Histoires, for piano
  • Manuel Infante - Sevillana "Impresiones de fiesta en Sevilla"
  • Carl Nielsen - Fynsk Foraar
  • Carl Nielsen - Wind Quintet
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Three Fantastic Dances, Op. 5, for piano
  • Suite in F-sharp minor, Op. 6, for two pianos
  • William Walton - Façade (subsequently revised)
  • Opera

  • Jean Cras - Polyphème
  • Jules Massenet - Amadis
  • Léo Manuel - Le fakir de Bénarès
  • Ottorino Respighi - La bella dormente nel bosco
  • Igor Stravinsky - Mavra
  • Alexander Zemlinsky - Der Zwerg
  • Musical theater

  • The Cabaret Girl (Music: Jerome Kern, Book and Lyrics: P. G. Wodehouse and George Grossmith, Jr.) London production opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on September 19 and ran for 361 performances
  • The Hotel Mouse Broadway production opened at the Shubert Theatre on March 13 and ran for 88 performances
  • Little Nellie Kelly Broadway production opened at the Liberty Theatre on November 13 and ran for 276 performances
  • Make It Snappy Broadway revue opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on April 13 and ran for 96 performances. Starring Eddie Cantor, Lew Hearn, J. Harold Murray, Nan Halperin, Georgie Hale and Tot Qualters.
  • The Music Box Revue of 1922 opened at the Music Box Theatre on October 23 and ran for 330 performances
  • Phi-Phi London production opened at the Pavilion Theatre on August 16 and ran for 132 performances
  • Queen O' Hearts Broadway production opened at the Cohan Theatre on October 10 and ran for 40 performances
  • Whirled into Happiness London production opened at the Lyric Theatre on May 18 and ran for 246 performances
  • Births

  • January 7 - Jean-Pierre Rampal, flautist (d. 2000)
  • January 16 - Ernesto Bonino, Italian singer (d. 2008)
  • January 28 - Anna Gordy Gaye, American songwriter and producer; co-founder of Anna Records (d. 2014)
  • February 1 - Renata Tebaldi, operatic soprano (d. 2004)
  • February 16 - Sir Geraint Evans, operatic baritone (d. 1992)
  • February 17 - Tommy Edwards, singer (d. 1969)
  • February 19 - Fredell Lack, American violinist
  • March 28 - Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) (d. 1990)
  • April 4 - Elmer Bernstein, film composer (d. 2004)
  • April 5 - Gale Storm, singer and actress (d. 2009)
  • April 7 - Mongo Santamaría, percussionist (d. 2003)
  • April 14 - Ali Akbar Khan, Indian sarod player (d. 2009)
  • April 18 - Lord Kitchener, calypsonian (d. 2000)
  • April 22 - Charles Mingus, jazz musician (d. 1979)
  • April 29 - Toots Thielemans, Belgian musician (d. 2016)
  • May 17 - Dennis Brain, horn virtuoso (d. 1957)
  • May 25 - Kitty Kallen, American singer (d. 2016)
  • May 29 - Iannis Xenakis, composer (d. 2001)
  • June 10 - Judy Garland, American singer and actress (d. 1969)
  • June 12 - Leif Thybo, Danish composer and organist (d. 2001)
  • June 17 - Jerry Fielding, American radio, film and television composer, arranger, conductor and musical director (d. 1980)
  • June 24 - Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra) (d. 1988)
  • August 11 - Ron Grainer, television composer (d. 1981)
  • August 31 - John Hanson, singer and actor (d. 1998)
  • September 3 - Salli Terri, singer and songwriter (d. 1996)
  • September 13 - Yma Sumac, Peruvian singer (d. 2008)
  • September 16 - Janis Paige, US singer and actress
  • September 18 - Ray Steadman-Allen, composer for Salvation Army bands (d. 2014)
  • October 17 - Luiz Bonfá, guitarist and composer (d. 2001)
  • Deaths

  • January 26 - Luigi Denza, composer (b. 1846)
  • March 4 - Bert Williams, star of the Ziegfeld Follies (b. 1875)
  • March 10 - Hans Sitt, violinist and composer (b. 1850)
  • March 22 - Nikolay Sokolov, composer (b. 1859)
  • April 12 - František Ondříček, violinist and composer (b. 1857)
  • April 18 - Percy Hilder Miles, violinist, composer and teacher (b. 1878)
  • April 21 - Alessandro Moreschi, the last known castrato singer of the Vatican.(b. 1858)
  • April 29 - Kyrylo Stetsenko, conductor and composer (b. 1882) (typhus)
  • May 2 - Ada Jones, US singer (b. 1873)
  • May 7 - Max Wagenknecht, composer for organ and piano (b. 1857)
  • May 15 - Harry Williams songwriter and music publisher (b. 1879)
  • May 18 - Eugenia Burzio, Italian operatic soprano (b. 1872)
  • May 22 - Carl Teike, composer (b. 1864)
  • May 31 - Rutland Barrington, baritone of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
  • June 5 - Lillian Russell, US singer and actress (b. 1860)
  • June 20 - Vittorio Monti, composer (b. 1868)
  • July 24 - George Thorne, baritone of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company (b. 1856)
  • August 5 - William Seidel, Band instrument manufacturer (died 1922 - suicide)
  • August 13 - Tom Turpin, ragtime composer (b. 1871)
  • August 18 - Dame Genevieve Ward, soprano (b. 1837)
  • August 19 - Felipe Pedrell, composer (b. 1841)
  • August 22 - Sofia Scalchi, operatic contralto (b. 1850)
  • October 7 - Marie Lloyd, British music-hall singer (b. 1870)
  • October 27 - Rita Fornia, US operatic soprano (b. 1878)
  • November 14 - Karl Michael Ziehrer, composer and bandmaster (b. 1843)
  • December 30 - Richard Zeckwer, composer and music teacher (b. 1850)
  • date unknown - Alfred Lamy, maker of violin bows (b. 1886)
  • References

    1922 in music Wikipedia


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