1899 in music


1899 in music

Events

*April 26 - Jean Sibelius's "Symphony No. 1" is premiered in Helsinki
*June 19 - Edward Elgar's "Enigma Variations" are premiered in London
* Ragtime music enjoys mainstream popularity in the United States

Published popular music

* "Absent" w. Catherine Young Glen m. John W. Metcalf
* "Always!" w. Charles Horwitz m. Frederick V. Bowers
* "Cake Walk In The Sky" by Ben Harney
* "Come Home Dewey We Won't Do A Thing To You" w.m. Paul Dresser
* "A Coon Band Contest" m. Arthur Pryor
* "Cotton Pickers Rag & Cakewalk" by William Braun
* "Doan Ye Cry, Mah Honey" w.m. Alfred W. Noll
* "Hands Across The Sea" m. John Philip Sousa
* "Hearts And Flowers" w. Mary D. Brine m. Theodore Moses Tobani
* "Hello! Ma Baby" w.m. Ida Emerson & Joseph E. Howard
* "I'd Leave My Happy Home For You" w. Will A. Heelan m. Harry Von Tilzer
* "If Only You Were Mine" w. Harry B. Smith m. Victor Herbert
* "I'll Be Your Sweetheart" w.m. Harry Dacre
* "Impecunious Davis" by Kerry Mills
* "Mandy Lee" w.m. Thurland Chattaway
* "Maple Leaf Rag" by Scott Joplin
* "Mosquito Parade" m. Howard Whitney
* "My Little Georgia Rose" w. Robert F. Roden m. Max S. Witt
* "My Wild Irish Rose" w.m. Chauncey Olcott
* "O Sole Mio!" w. Giovanni Capurro m. Edoardo di Capua
* "A Picture No Artist Can Paint" w.m. J. Fred Helf
* "She Was Happy Till She Met You" w. Charles Graham m. Monroe H. Rosenfeld
* "Smoky Mokes" m. Abe Holzmann
* "Stay In Your Own Back Yard" w. Karl Kennett m. Lyn Udall
* "The Story Of The Rose" (aka "Heart Of My Heart") w. "Alice" m. Andrew Mack
* "Telephone Me, Baby" w.m. George M. Cohan
* "There's Where My Heart Is Tonight" w.m. Paul Dresser
* "Where The Sweet Magnolias Grow" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
* "Whistling Rufus" w. W. Murdock Lind m. Kerry Mills

Recorded popular music

* "Abide With Me" (w. Rev Henry Francis Lyte m. William Henry Monk)
- Frank C. Stanley on Edison Records
* "Always!" (w. Charles Horwitz m. Frederick V. Bowers)
- May Kelso on Edison Records
- Harry Macdonough on Edison Records
* "Asleep In The Deep" (w. Arthur J. Lamb m. Henry W. Petrie)
- William Hooley on Edison Records
* "At A Georgia Camp Meeting" (w.m. Kerry Mills)
- John Terrell on Berliner Records
- Dan W. Quinn on Edison Records
- banjo Vess L. Ossman on Columbia Records
* "Ave Maria" (w. (Fr) Paul Bernard m. Charles Gounod)
- M. A. Guarini on Edison Records
- W. D. McFarland on Berliner Records
* "Because" (w. Charles Horwitz m. Frederick V. Bowers)
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records
- Sousa's Band on Berliner Records
* "Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms" (w. Thomas Moore m. trad)
- J. J. Fisher on Edison Records
* "The Boy Guessed Right" (w.m. Lionel Monckton)
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records & Berliner Records
* "The Cake Walk" (trad US)
- Eugene Stratton with piano Leslie Stuart on Berliner Gramophone
* "Calvary" (w. Henry Vaughn m. Paul Rodney)
- Albert C. Campbell on Berliner Records
* "Comin' Thro' The Rye" (w. Robert Burns m. trad)
- Syria Lamonte with piano Fred Gaisberg on Berliner Gramophone
*"Curse of the Dreamer"
- Dan W. Quinn on Columbia Records
* "Down The Road" (w.m. Fred Gilbert)
- Gus Elen on Berliner Gramophone
* "Eli Green's Cakewalk" (w.m. David Reed & Sadie Koninsky)
- banjo Vess L. Ossman on Edison Records
* "Emmet's Lullaby" (w.m. J. K. Emmet)
- George P. Watson on Edison Records
* "Funiculi-Funicula" (w. G. Turco m. Luigi Denza)
- Hotel Cecil Orchestra on Berliner Gramophone
* "The Future Mrs 'Awkins" (w.m. Albert Chevalier)
- Albert Chevalier on Berliner Gramophone
* "God Save The Queen"
- Frank C. Stanley on Edison Records
- Sousa's Band on Berliner Records
* "Gypsy Love Song" (w. Harry B. Smith m. Victor Herbert)
- Eugene Cowles on Berliner Records
- William Hooley on Edison Records
* "Hands Across The Sea March" (m. John Philip Sousa)
- Peerless Orchestra on Edison Records
- Sousa's Band on Berliner Records
* "Hearts And Flowers" (w. Mary D. Brine m. Theodore Moses Tobani)
- violin Chris De Arth on Berliner Records
* "Hello! Ma Baby" (w.m. Ida Emerson & Joseph E. Howard)
- Arthur Collins on Edison Records
- Len Spencer on Berliner Records & Columbia Records
* "The Holy City" (w. Frederick Edward Weatherly m. Stephen Adams)
- Harry Macdonough on Edison Records
* "Home Sweet Home" (w. John Howard Payne m. Sir Henry Rowley Bishop)
- whistling John Yorke Atlee on Berliner Records
* "I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls" (w. Alfred Bunn m. Michael William Balfe)
- J. W. Myers on Berliner Records
* "I Guess I'll Have To Telegraph My Baby" (w.m. George M. Cohan)
- Arthur Collins on Edison Records
- Edward M. Favor on Berliner Records
- George J. Gaskin on Columbia Records
* "I'd Leave My Happy Home For You" (w. Will A. Heelan m. Harry Von Tilzer)
- Arthur Collins on Edison Records
* "If It Wasn't For The 'Ouses In Between" (w. Edgar Bateman m. George Le Brunn)
- Gus Elen on Berliner Gramophone
* "If Only You Were Mine" (w. Harry B. Smith m. Victor Herbert)
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records
* "It's A Great Big Shame" (w.Edgar Bateman m. George Le Brunn)
- Gus Elen on Berliner Gramophone
* "Jack's The Boy" (Greenbank, Jones)
- H. Scott Russell with p. Fred Gaisberg on Berliner Gramophone
* "Just As The Sun Went Down" (w. Karl Kennett m. Lyn Udall)
- J. W. Myers on Berliner Records
- S. H. Dudley & Harry Macdonough on Edison Records
* "Just One Girl" (w. Karl Kennett m. Lyn Udall)
- Sousa's Band on Berliner Records
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records
- H. Scott Russell with p. Amy Williams on Berliner Gramophone
- J. W. Myers on Columbia Records
* "Kathleen Mavourneen" (w. Annie Crawford (Barry) m. Frederick William Nichols Crouch)
- William Hooley on Edison Records
* "Kiss Me, Honey Do" (w. Edgar Smith m. John Stromberg)
- Albert C. Campbell on Berliner Records
- Len Spencer on Berliner Records & Columbia Records
- Arthur Collins on Edison Records
* "Little Dolly Daydream" (w.m. Leslie Stuart)
- Eugene Stratton on Berliner Gramophone
*"Little Old New York is Good Enough For Me"
- Dan W. Quinn on Berliner Records
* "The Lost Chord" (w. Adelaide Anne Procter m. Sir Arthur Sullivan)
- William F. Hooley on Berliner Records
* "Mandy Lee" (w.m. Thurland Chattaway)
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records
- Arthur Collins on Edison Records
* "'Mid The Green Fields Of Virginia" (w.m. Charles K. Harris)
- Albert C. Campbell on Berliner Records
- S. H. Dudley & Harry Macdonough on Edison Records
- George J. Gaskin on Columbia Records
* "Mister Johnson, Turn Me Loose" (w.m. Ben Harney)
- John Terrell on Berliner Records
* "Molly's The Girl For Me"
- J. Aldrich Libbey on Columbia Records
* "The Moth And The Flame" (w. George Taggart m. Max S. Witt)
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records
- J. J. Fisher on Edison Records
* "My Little Georgia Rose" (w. Robert F. Roden m. Max S. Witt)
- Jere Mahoney on Edison Records
* "My Old Dutch" (w. Albert Chevalier m. Charles Ingle)
- Albert Chevalier on Berliner Gramophone
* "My Old New Hampshire Home" (w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer)
- Jere Mahoney on Edison Records
- Byron G. Harlan & A. D. Madeira on Edison Records
- Albert C. Campbell on Berliner Records
- George J. Gaskin on Berliner Records
- The Greater New York Quartette on Columbia Records
* "My Wild Irish Rose" (w.m. Chauncey Olcott)
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records
* "Night Hymn At Sea"
- Clara Butt & Kennerley Rumford on Berliner Gramophone
* "The Old Brigade" (w. Fred E. Weatherly m. Orlando Barri)
- H. Scott Russell with piano Fred Gaisberg on Berliner Gramophone
* "Old Man's Story"
- J. Aldrich Libbey on Columbia records
* "The Old Oaken Bucket" (w. Samuel Woodworth m. E. Kaillmark)
- Haydn Quartette on Berliner Records
* "The Organ Grinder's Serenade"
- J. Aldrich Libbey on Columbia Records
* "A Picture No Artist Can Paint" (w.m. J. Fred Helf)
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records
- George J. Gaskin on Columbia Records
* "She Is The Belle Of New York" (w. Hugh Morton m. Gustave Kerker)
- Frank Lawton with p. Fred Gaisberg on Berliner Gramophone
* "She Was Bred In Old Kentucky" (w. Harry Braisted m. Stanley Carter)
- Albert C. Campbell on Berliner Records
- George J. Gaskin on Columbia Records
* "She Was Happy Till She Met You" (w. Charles Graham m. Monroe H. Rosenfeld)
- Jere Mahoney on Edison Records
- Dan W. Quinn on Columbia Records
* "Smoky Mokes" (m. Abe Holzmann)
- Len Spencer on Columbia Records
- Dan W. Quinn on Edison Records
- Vess L. Ossman on Columbia Records
* "The Soldiers Of The Queen" (w.m. Leslie Stuart)
- Albert Christian with p. Leslie Stuart on Berliner Gramophone
* "Sweet Rosie O'Grady" (w.m. Maude Nugent)
- Lil Hawthorne on Berliner Gramophone
* "Take A Pair Of Sparkling Eyes" (w. William S. Gilbert m. Arthur Sullivan)
- Herbert Scott Russell with p. Fred Gaisberg on Berliner Gramophone
* "'Tis The Last Rose Of Summer" (w. Thomas Moore m. Richard Alfred Milliken)
- J. W. Myers on Berliner Records
* "Toreador Song" (w. H. Meilac, Ludovic Halévy m. Georges Bizet)
- Montague Borwell on Berliner Gramophone
* "Whistling Rufus" (w. W. Murdock Lind m. Kerry Mills)
- Len Spencer on Berliner Records
- Sousa's Band on Berliner Records
- banjo Vess L. Ossman on Columbia Records & Berliner Records
- Dan W. Quinn on Edison Records
* "Yes, Let Me Like A Soldier Fall" (w. Edward Fitzball m. Vincent Wallace)
- Ferruccio Giannini on Berliner Records
* "You've Been A Good Old Wagon" (Harney)
- Len Spencer on Columbia Records & Berliner Records

Classical music

*Amy Beach - "Piano Concerto in F minor", op. 2
*Frederick Delius - "Paris, Nocturne"
*Ernő von Dohnányi - "Sonata for Cello and Piano in B minor"
*Edward Elgar - "In the South", concert overture; "Sérénade lyrique", for orchestra
*Axel Gade - "Concerto No. 2 for violin and orchestra in F major"
*Reinhold Glière - Symphony No. 1
*Johan Halvorsen - "Norwegian Festival Overture"
*Maurice Ravel - "Pavane pour une Infante défunte", for piano
*Arnold Schoenberg - "Verklärte Nacht"

Opera

*Eugen d'Albert - "Kain"
*Antonín Dvořák - "The Devil and Kate"
*Josef Bohuslav Foerster - "Eva"
*Isidore de Lara - "Messaline"
*Jules Massenet - "Cendrillon"

Musical theater

* "Die Landstreicher" - Karl Michael Ziehrer
* "El Capitan" London production
* "Floradora" (Music: Leslie Stuart Lyrics: Sidney Jones & Paul Rubens Book: Owen Hall) London production opened at the Lyric Theatre on November 11
* "A Gaiety Girl" London revival opened at Daly's Theatre on June 5
* "Helter-Skelter" Broadway production
* "The Rogers Brothers In Wall Street" Broadway production
*"The Rose of Persia" (music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, libretto by Basil Hood) London production opened at the Savoy Theatre on November 29
* "San Toy" London production opened at Daly's Theatre on October 21

Births

*January 7
**Al Bowlly, singer
**Francis Poulenc, composer
*February 15 - Georges Auric, composer
*April 29 - Duke Ellington
*May 1 - Jón Leifs, composer
*May 6 - Billy Cotton, bandleader
*May 10 - Fred Astaire, song-and-dance man
*May 30 - Little Jack Little, singer and songwriter
*June 12 - Gene Kardos, US bandleader
*June 13 - Carlos Chávez, composer and conductor
*June 16 - Helen Traubel, opera singer
*June 19 - Pat Ballard
*June 30 - Harry Shields, jazz musician
*July 1 - Thomas A. Dorsey, "father of gospel music"
*July 17 - James Cagney, US actor, singer and dancer
*September 6 - Billy Rose, Broadway producer and lyricist
*October 19 - Sidonie Goossens, harpist
*October 31 - Ted Shapiro, songwriter & pianist
*November 9 - Mezz Mezzrow, jazz musician
*November 22 - Hoagy Carmichael, composer, pianist and singer
*November 29 - Gustave Reese, musicologist
*November 30 - Hans Krása, Czech-German composer
*December 2 - John Barbirolli, conductor
*December 21 - Silvestre Revueltas, composer
*"date unknown"
**William Levi Dawson, composer
**Benny Nawahi, ukulele player
**Herbert Sumsion, composer and organist
**Maria Yudina, pianist

Deaths

*February 4 - Eduard Holst, Danish composer, playwright, actor, dancer and dance master
*February 21 - Fernando Remacha, composer
*April 17 - Hans Balatka, composer
*June 3 - Johann Strauss II
*June 10 - Ernest Chausson, composer
*October 10 - Allan James Foli, operatic bass
*October 13 - Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, organ-builder
*October 23 - Ludwig Straus, violinist
*November 16 - Vincas Kudirka, lyricist of the Lithuanian national anthem
*December 21 - Charles Lamoureux, conductor and violinist
*December 31 - Karl Millöcker, conductor and composer
*"date unknown" - Ernst Mielck, composer

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