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1935 in British music

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1935 in British music

This is a summary of 1935 in music in the United Kingdom.

Contents

Events

  • February - At the suggestion of Frank Bridge, Benjamin Britten is invited to a job interview by the BBC's director of music Adrian Boult and his assistant Edward Clark.
  • 12 March - Jack Hylton makes his first recording since leaving the Decca label, for HMV.
  • 19 November - Kathleen Ferrier marries Albert Wilson; the marriage is never consummated.
  • date unknown - Michael Tippett joins the British Communist Party.
  • Popular music

  • "Fanlight Fanny", words & music by George Formby, Harry Gifford and Frederick E. Cliffe
  • "Men About Town", words & music by Noël Coward
  • "Mrs Worthington", words & music by Noël Coward
  • "The Canoe Song", by Mischa Spoliansky (sung by Paul Robeson in the film Sanders of the River)
  • "Where the Arches Used To Be", by D. O'Connor and K. Russell, performed by Flanagan and Allen
  • "Who's Been Polishing The Sun", words & music by Noel Gay
  • Classical music: new works

  • Arnold Bax - Symphony No. 6
  • Arthur Bliss - Music for Strings
  • Sir George Dyson - Belshazzar's Feast
  • Joseph Holbrooke - Aucassin and Nicolette (ballet)
  • Michael Tippett - String Quartet No. 1
  • William Walton - Symphony No. 1
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 4
  • Charles Williams - Majestic Fanfare
  • Film and Incidental music

  • Jack Beaver - Foreign Affaires
  • Benjamin Britten - God's Chillun
  • Eric Spear - Play Up the Band
  • Musical theatre

  • 25 February - Jack O'Diamonds (w. Clifford Gray & H. F. Maltby, m. Noel Gay) opens at the Gaiety Theatre; it later transfers to the Cambridge Theatre and runs for 126 performances in all.
  • 2 May - Glamorous Night (w. Christopher Hassall m. Ivor Novello) opens at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and runs for 243 performances.
  • Musical films

  • Be Careful, Mr Smith, starring Bobbie Comber
  • Brewster's Millions, directed by Thornton Freeland, starring Jack Buchanan and Lili Damita
  • Come Out of the Pantry, directed by Jack Raymond, starring Jack Buchanan, Fay Wray and James Carew
  • The Divine Spark, directed by Carmine Gallone, starring Marta Eggerth and Philip Holmes
  • Heart's Desire, directed by Paul L. Stein, starring Richard Tauber and Leonora Corbett
  • In Town Tonight, directed by Herbert Smith, starring Jack Barty and Stanley Holloway
  • Music Hath Charms, directed by Thomas Bentley, starring Henry Hall and Carol Goodner
  • Radio Pirates, directed by Ivar Campbell, starring Leslie French and Mary Lawson
  • Variety, directed by Adrian Brunel, starring George Carney and Barry Livesey
  • Births

  • 5 February - Alex Harvey, rock singer (died 1982)
  • 27 February - Alberto Remedios, operatic tenor
  • 4 March - Nancy Whiskey, folk singer (died 2003)
  • 29 March - Delme Bryn-Jones, operatic baritone (died 2001)
  • 19 April - Dudley Moore, composer, jazz pianist, actor (died 2002)
  • 1 October - Julie Andrews, singer and actress
  • 4 November - Elgar Howarth, conductor and composer
  • 5 November - Nicholas Maw, composer
  • 23 December - Johnny Kidd, singer (died 1966)
  • Deaths

  • 3 March - Caradog Roberts, composer, 56
  • 17 March - Mary Grant Carmichael, pianist and composer, 83
  • 17 April - Templar Saxe, actor and singer, 69
  • 28 April - Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer, 87
  • 3 May - Charles Manners, operatic bass and opera manager, 77
  • 19 July - Philip Napier Miles, philanthropist, music patron and composer, 70
  • 2 September - Isidore de Lara, singer and composer, 77
  • 27 September - Alan Gray, organist and composer, 79
  • 6 October - Frederic Hymen Cowen, pianist, conductor and composer, 83
  • References

    1935 in British music Wikipedia


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