1892 in music


1892 in music

Events

*April 28 - Kullervo premiered.
*December 18 (December 6 O.S.) - Iolanta by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky premiered in Saint Petersburg.
*"After the Ball" becomes the first sheet music to sell over 1 million copies (for a single publisher in a single year)
*Erik Satie composes his first pieces in his own compositional system.
*Sergei Diaghilev graduates from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory.
*Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 in C minor is premiered in Vienna with Hans Richter conducting.

Published popular music


* "After the Ball" w.m. Charles K. Harris
* "The Bowery" w. Charles H. Hoyt m. Percy Gaunt
* "Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me A Bow-Wow" w.m. Joseph Tabrar
* "Daisy Bell" (aka "A Bicycle Built For Two") w.m. Harry Dacre
* "Flanagan" w.m. C. W. Murphy & William Letters
* "Future Mrs. 'Awkins" by Albert Chevalier
* "The Holy City" w. Frederick Edward Weatherly m. Stephen Adams
* "La Sultana Turkish March" m. Fred Linden
* "Liebestraum Nocturne" m. Virginia Field
* "Molly And I And The Baby" w.m. Harry Kennedy
* "My Old Dutch" w. Albert Chevalier m. Charles Ingle
* "My Sweetheart's The Man In The Moon" w.m. James Thornton
* "The Sweetest Story Ever Told" w.m. R. M. Stults
* "The Virginia Skedaddle" w.m. Monroe H. Rosenfeld

Recorded popular music

*"Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow-wow "
- Dan W. Quinn
*"The Bowery"
- Dan W. Quinn

Classical music

*Johannes Brahms - Intermezzos opus number 117
*Alexander Glazunov - String Quintet in A major (opus 39)
*Gustav Mahler - "Das himmlische Leben" (later incorporated into his fourth symphony)
*Miguel Marqués - "El Centinelo"
*Carl Nielsen - First Symphony
*Joseph Parry - "Saul of Tarsus" (oratorio)
*Sergei Rachmaninoff - "Prelude in C-sharp Minor"
*Max Reger - Cello Sonata No. 1, opus 5
*Alexander Scriabin - Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, opus 6
*Josef Suk - "Serenade for Strings in E flat major"
*Alexander von Zemlinsky - "Symphony in D minor"

Opera

*Herman Bemberg - "Elaine"
*Karel Bendl - "Dite Tabora"
*Alfredo Catalani - "La Wally"
*Gialdino Gialdini - "I due soci" premiered February 24 at the Teatro Brunetti, Bologna
*Umberto Giordano - "Mala Vita"
*Isidore de Lara - "The Light of Asia"
*Ruggiero Leoncavallo - "I Pagliacci"
*Jules Massenet - "Werther"
*Adolf Neuendorff - "The Minstrel"

Ballet

*Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - "The Nutcracker"

Musical theater

*"Blue-Eyed Susan" by George Robert Sims
* "Dorothy" London revival
* "Maid Marian" (retitled version of "Robin Hood") London production
* "Maid Marian" (sequel to "Robin Hood") Broadway production

Top hits

* "Slide, Kelly, Slide" by George J. Gaskin
* "Sally in Our Alley" by Manhansett Quartette

Births

* January 1 - Artur Rodziński, Polish conductor (d. 1958)
* January 31 - Eddie Cantor
* February 4 - Yrjö Kilpinen, Finnish composer (d. 1959) known most for his lieder
* March 10 - Arthur Honegger (d. 1955)
* March 27 - Ferde Grofé, composer
* April 1 - Renato Zanelli, Chilean baritone, later tenor (d. 1935)
* April 2 - Roy Palmer, jazz trombonist (d. 1962)
* April 10 - Victor de Sabata, conductor and composer (d. 1967)
* April 12 - Johnny Dodds
* April 19 - Germaine Tailleferre (d. 1983)
* May 14 - Arthur Lourié (d. 1966), Russian-born expatriate composer
* May 16 - Richard Tauber, Austrian singer
* May 18 - Ezio Pinza, Italian singer and actor
* May 31 - Jo Trent
* June 6 - Ted Lewis, singer and bandleader (d. 1971)
* June 18 - Eduard Steuermann, pianist (d. 1964)
* June 21 - Hilding Rosenberg, Swedish composer (d. 1985)
* June 23 - Mieczysław Horszowski, Polish pianist (d. 1993)
* June 30 - László Lajtha, Hungarian symphonist (d. 1963)
* July 2 - Jack Hylton, British bandleader
* July 8 - J. Russell Robinson
* July 26 - Philipp Jarnach (d. 1982), composer of German-French origins
* August 14 - Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer, author, journalist and pianist (d. 1988)
* August 15 - Knud Jeppesen (d. 1974)
* September 4 - Darius Milhaud (d. 1974)
* September 5 - Joseph Szigeti (d. 1973), violinist
* September 17 - Hendrik Andriessen (d. 1981), Dutch composer and organist
* October 17 - Herbert Howells (d. 1983)
* October 19 - Ilmari Hannikainen (d. 1955)
*October 25 - Janszieka (Jennie) Deutsch and Roszicka (Rosie) Deutsch, Hungarian-born dancers, actresses and singers, billed as the Dolly sisters.
*November 28 - Thomas Wood, English composer (d. 1950)
*December 9 - Beatrice Harrison, cellist (d. 1965)
*December 11 - Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (d. 1979)

Deaths

*February 13 - Joseph Massart, violinist (b. 1811)
*February 20 - Róza Csillag, opera singer (b. 1832)
*March 20 - Arthur Goring Thomas, composer (b. 1850) (suicide)
*April 22 - Édouard Lalo, composer (b. 1823)
*May 2 - Wilhelm Rust, composer (b. 1822)
*May 6 - Ernest Guiraud, composer (b. 1837)
*August 18 - Jules Perrot, ballet dancer (b. 1810)
*September 24 - Patrick Gilmore, bandmaster and composer (b. 1829)
*October 24 - Robert Franz, composer (b. 1815)
*October 28 - Felix Otto Dessoff, conductor and composer (b. 1835)
*November 4 - Hervé, organist and composer (b. 1825)
*November 19 - Antonio Torres Jurado, guitar maker (b. 1817)
*"date unknown" - Henry Christian Timm, pianist, conductor and composer (b. 1811)


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