1901 in music


1901 in music

Events

*October 27 - First complete performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff's "Piano Concerto No. 2"
*November 25 - Premiere of Gustav Mahler's "Symphony No. 4"
*The classical music publishing firm Universal Edition is founded in Vienna.
*Enrique Granados founds the Academia Granados in Spain.
*Geraldine Farrar makes her operatic debut.
*Percy Grainger makes his recital debut.
*Thirteen-year-old Agustín Barrios begins attending university in Asunción on a music scholarship.
*Ragtime popularity grows.

Published popular music

* "Ain't That A Shame" w. John Queen m. Walter Wilson
* "All That Glitters Is Not Gold" w. George A. Norton m. James W. Casey
* "Any Old Place I Can Hang My Hat Is Home Sweet Home To Me" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
* "At The Pan-I-Marry-Can" w. Harry Dillon m. John Dillon
* "Baby Mine" w. Raymond A. Browne m. Leo Friedman
* "The Billboard" m. John N. Klohr
* "Blaze Away" m. Abe Holzmann
* "Coon! Coon! Coon!" by Leo Friedman & Gene Jefferson
* "The Country Girl" w. Stanislaus Stange m. Julian Edwards
* "Davy Jones' Locker" w.m. H. W. Petrie
* "Don't Put Me Off At Buffalo Any More" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
* "Down Where The Cotton Blossoms Grow" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
* "Eyes Of Blue, Eyes Of Brown" w.m. Costen & Andrew B. Sterling
* "Flora, I Am Your Adorer" w. Vincent P. Bryan m. Charles Robinson
* "The Fortune Telling Man" w.m. Bert Williams & George Walker
* "Go Way Back And Sit Down" w. Elmer Bowman m. Al Johns
* "Good Morning, Carrie" w. Cecil Mack m. Chris Smith & Elmer Bowman
* "He Calls Me His Own Grace Darling" w.m.Lawrence Barclay
* "He Laid Away A Suit Of Gray To Wear The Union Blue" w. Edward M. Wickes m. Ben Jansen
* "He Ought To Have A Tablet In The Hall of Fame" w. Arthur L. Robb m. John Walter Bratton
* "Hello Central, Give Me Heaven" w.m. Charles K. Harris
* "Hiawatha" w. James O'Dea m. Neil Moret Words written 1903.
* "High Society" Porter Steele
* "Hoity-Toity" w. Edgar Smith m. John Stromberg
* "Jagtime Johnson's Ragtime March" by Fred L. Ryder
* "The Honeysuckle And The Bee" w. Albert H. Fitz m. William H. Penn
* "I Ain't A-goin' To Weep No More" w. George Totten Smith m. Harry von Tilzer
* "I Hate To Get Up Early In The Morning" w. John Queen m. Hughie Cannon
* "I Love You Truly" w.m. Carrie Jacobs-Bond
* "I Want To Be A Lidy" w. George Dance m. George Dee
* "If You Love Your Baby, Make Dem Goo-Goo Eyes" w. Bert Williams m. George Walker
* "I'll Be With You When The Roses Bloom Again" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "I'm Tired" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
* "In The Shade Of The Palm" w.m. Leslie Stuart
* "The Invincible Eagle March" w.m. John Philip Sousa
* "It Seems Like Yesterday" w. Frederic Ranken m. Isidore Witmark
* "I've Grown So Used To You" w.m. Thurland Chattaway
* "Josephine, My Jo" w. Cecil Mack m. J. Tim Brymn
* "Just A-Wearyin' For You" w. Frank Stanton m. Carrie Jacobs-Bond
* "The Maiden With The Dreamy Eyes" w. James Weldon Johnson & Bob Cole m. J. Rosamond Johnson
* "Mamie, Don't You Feel Ashamie" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "Mighty Lak' A Rose" w. Frank L. Stanton m. Ethelbert Nevin
* "My Castle On The Nile" w. Bob Cole & James Weldon Johnson m. J. Rosamond Johnson
* "My Japanese Cherry Blossom" w. Edgar Smith m. John Stromberg
* "My Lady Hottentot" w. William Jerome m. Harry von Tilzer
* "My Lonesome Little Louisiana Lady" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "My Own United States" w. Stanislaus Stange m. Julian Edwards
* "My Princess Zulu Lulu" w.m. Dave Reed Jr
* "Nancy Brown" w.m. Clifton Crawford
* "O Dry Those Tears!" w.m. Teresa del Riego
* "Oh! Oh! Miss Phoebe" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry von Tilzer
* "Panamericana" m. Victor Herbert
* "The Phrenologist Coon" w. Ernest Hogan m. Will Accooee
* "A Picture Without A Frame" w.m. Al Wilbur & Harry Jonnes
* "Rusty Rags" Ossman
* "Sally's Sunday Hat" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "Serenade" w. Jerry Gray & Herb Hendler m. Riccardo Drigo
* "She's Getting More Like The White Folks Every Day" w.m. Bert Williams & George Walker
* "A Signal from Mars" by E. T. Paull
* "Simple Little Sister Mary Green" w.m. Clifton Crawford
* "Somehow It Made Him Think Of Home" w. Frederic Ranken m. Isidore Witmark
* "Sunflower Slow Drag" m. Scott Joplin & Scott Hayden
* "Sweet Annie Moore" by John H. Flynn
* "Tact" w.m. Leslie Stuart
* "The Tale Of A Bumble Bee" w. Frank Pixley m. Gustav Luders
* "Tell Me Dusky Maiden" w. James Weldon Johnson & Bob Cole m. J. Rosamond Johnson
* "Tell Us Pretty Ladies" w. Edgar Smith m. John Stromberg
* "There's No North Or South Today" w.m. Paul Dresser
* "Tobermory" w.m. Harry Lauder
* "Way Down In Indiana" w.m. Paul Dresser
* "Way Down Yonder In The Cornfield" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "We Shall Overcome" w. C. Albert Tindley Music 1794 "O Sanctissima".
* "The Wedding Of Reuben And The Maid" w. Harry B. Smith m. Maurice Levi
* "When It's All Goin' Out And Nothin' Comin' In" w.m. Bert Williams & George Walker
* "When Mr Shakespeare Comes To Town" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
* "When The Boys Go Marching By" w.m. Charles W. Doty
* "When Two Little Hearts Are One" w. Edgar Smith m. John Stromberg
* "Where The Silv'ry Colorado Wends Its Way" w. C. H. Scoggins m. Charles Avril
* "Zamona" w. Frederic Ranken m. William Loraine

Recorded popular music

*"A German Minstrel"
- George P. Watson on Edison Records
*"Good Evening Carrie"
- Dan W. Quinn
*"In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree"
- William Baird
*"Just As the Sun Went Down"
- J.J. Fisher on Consolidated Phonograph

Classical music

*Hakon Børresen - String Sextet opus 5 in G major
*Frank Bridge - "Scherzo Phantastick", String Quintet in E minor (probably), Berceuse for viola or cello and piano ( [http://www.netreach.net/~druid/FB/cat1.htm] )
*Felix Draeseke - String Quintet opus 77 in F major for two violins, viola and two cellos
*Alexander Glazunov - Piano Sonatas 1 and 2 opus 74 and 75 in B-flat minor and E minor
*Gustav Mahler - "Der Tambourg'sell"
*Ottorino Respighi - String Quintet for two violins, two violas and cello
*Sergei Taneyev - String Quintet opus 14 in G major for two violins, viola and two cellos
*Ludwig Thuille - Piano Quintet opus 20 in E-flat major

Opera

*Frederick Delius - "A Village Romeo and Juliet"
*Antonín Dvořák - "Rusalka"
*Enrique Granados - "Picarol"
*Jules Massenet - "Grisélidis"
*Charles Villiers Stanford - "Much Ado About Nothing"
*Richard Strauss - "Feuersnot"

Musical theater

* "Blue Bell In Fairyland" London production
* "A Chinese Honeymoon" London production opened at the Strand Theatre on October 5 and ran for 1075 performances.
* "The Emerald Isle" London production opened at the Savoy Theatre on April 27 and ran for 205 performances.
* "The Fortune Teller" London production opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre on April 7.
* "Hoity-Toity" Broadway revue opened at the Weber and Fields Music Hall on September 5 and ran for 225 performances.
* "Kitty Grey" London production opened at the Apollo Theatre on September 7and ran for 220 performances.
* "The Little Duchess" Broadway production opened at the Casino Theatre on October 14 and ran for 136 performances.
* "The Rogers Brothers In Washington" Broadway production opened at the Knickerbocker theatre on September 2 and ran for 49 performances
* "The Silver Slipper" London production opened at the Lyric Theatre on June 1 and ran for 197 performances
* "The Supper Club" Broadway production opened on December 23 at the Winter Garden Theatre and ran for 40 performances.
* "The Toreador" London production opened at the Gaiety Theatre on June 17

Births

*January 22 - Hans Erich Apostel, composer (d. 1972)
*February 2 - Jascha Heifetz, violinist (d. 1987)
*February 15 - Kokomo Arnold, blues musician (d. 1968)
*March 21 - Nikolaos Skalkottas, Greek composer (d. 1949)
*May 12 - Scrappy Lambert, US singer (d. 1987)
*May 17 - Werner Egk, composer (d. 1983)
*May 21 - Horace Heidt, US bandleader (d. 1986)
*May 23 - Edmund Rubbra, composer (d. 1986)
*May 30 - Frankie Trumbauer, US saxophonist, bandleader and singer (d. 1956)
*June 6 - Véra Korène, actress and singer (d. 1996)
*June 10 - Frederic Loewe, composer of musicals (d. 1988)
*June 24 - Harry Partch, composer (d. 1974)
*June 29 - Nelson Eddy, US singer and actor (d. 1967)
*July 3 - Ruth Crawford-Seeger, composer (d. 1953)
*July 28 - Rudy Vallée, singer & bandleader (d. 1986)
*August 4 - Louis Armstrong, jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, singer (d. 1971)
*September 2 - Phil Napoleon, jazz trumpeter (d. 1990)
*September 9 - James Blades, percussionist (d. 1999)
*September 12 - Ernst Pepping, composer (d. 1981)
*September 26 - Ted Weems, US bandleader (d. 1963)
*October 18 - Annette Hanshaw, US singer (d. 1985)
*October 2 - Kiki, entertainer (d. 1953)
*October 7 - Ralph Rainger, US composer and pianist (d. 1942)
*October 8 - Eivind Groven, composer (d. 1977)
*October 20 - Frank Churchill, US composer (d. 1942)
*November 22 - Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (d. 1999)
*December 22 - André Kostelanetz, conductor and arranger (d. 1980)

Deaths

*January 11 - Vasily Kalinnikov, composer (b. 1866)
*January 27 - Giuseppe Verdi, composer (b. 1813)
*February 17 - Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, pianist and composer (b. 1862)
*March 19 - Philippe Gille, librettist (b. 1831)
*April 3 - Richard D'Oyly Carte, producer of Gilbert & Sullivan (b. 1844)
*April 14 - Alice Barnett, singer and actress (b. 1846)
*May 2 - Franz Rummel, pianist (b. 1853)
*May 9 - Gottfried von Preyer, conductor, composer and music teacher (b. 1807)
*June 17 - Cornelius Gurlitt, composer (b. 1820)
*June 23 - Charles Kensington Salaman, composer (b. 1814)
*July 18 - Carlo Alfredo Piatti, cellist (b. 1822)
*August 17 - Edmond Audran, composer (b. 1842)
*August 24 - Gunnar Wennerberg, poet, politician and composer (b. 1817)
*September 3 - Friedrich Chrysander, music historian and critic (b. 1826)
*October 22 - Frederic Archer, organist, conductor and composer (b. 1838)
*November 25 - Josef Rheinberger, Liechtensteinian organist and composer (b. 1839)
*December 15 - Elias Álvares Lobo, composer (b. 1834)


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