Musical History Of The 1912
1912 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1912.
February 28 – In a concert in Copenhagen, Carl Nielsen conducts the premiere of his Symphony No. 3 (the Sinfonia espansiva) and his Violin Concerto.
March – Hart A. Wand publishes “Dallas Blues”, a jazz standard and an early published blues song.
June 26 – Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 is premiered in Vienna by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Bruno Walter.
September – W. C. Handy publishes “The Memphis Blues”, one of the first blues songs to become a hit.
October 16 – Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire debuts at the Berlin Choralion-Saal.
Aino Ackté founds an opera festival in Savonlinna; after a period of dormancy, the Savonlinna Opera Fes...