1910 in music


1910 in music

Events

*March 19 - Béla Bartók's "String Quartet No. 1" is premiered in Budapest
*September 12 - Gustav Mahler's "Symphony No. 8", the "Symphony of a Thousand", is premiered in Munich
*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
* "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
* "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
* "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
* "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
* "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
* "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
* "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 L. 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
* "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

*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"
*Arnold Schoenberg - "Five Pieces for Orchestra"
*Alexander Scriabin - ""
*Igor Stravinsky - "The Firebird"
*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
*Scott Joplin - "Treemonisha" completed but not staged

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 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
*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)
*May 13 - Cleavant Derricks, gospel songwriter (d. 1977)
*May 23 - Artie Shaw, US bandleader (d. 2004)
*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 18 - Ray McKinley, US drummer, singer and bandleader (d. 1995)
*June 26 - Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's manager (d. 1997)
*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 aka Joe "Fingers" Carr (d. 1979)
*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)
*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)
*November 22 - Ethel Smith, organist (d. 1996)
*December 7 - Louis Prima, musician, singer (d. 1978)
*December 10 - John H. Hammond, record producer (d. 1987)
*"date unknown" Nicola Salerno, Italian lyricist (d. 1969)

Deaths

*January 19 - Otakar Hostinský, musicologist (b. 1847)
*March 10 - Carl Reinecke, composer, pianist and teacher (b. 1824)
*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 Garcia-Viardot, mezzo-soprano and composer (b. 1821)
**Flor van Duyse, Belgian composer and musicologist (b. 1843)
*May 29 - Mily Balakirev, composer (b. 1837)
*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 17 - Julia Ward Howe, lyricist of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" (b. 1819)
*"date unknown" - Albert Schatz, composer and librettist (b. 1839)


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