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Encyclopedia > 1866 in music

See also: 1865 in music, other events of 1866, 1867 in music and the list of 'years in music'.



Published popular music

  • "Come Back To Erin" w.m. Claribel
  • "When You and I Were Young, Maggie" by James A. Butterfield & George Washington Johnson
  • "Write Me A Letter Home"     w.m. Will S. Hays

Musical theater



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HISTORY (4763 words)
Music was developed by the different permutations of pitch and rhythmic values.
Mechanical invention for composing "Free Music" used eight oscillators and synchronizing equipment in conjunction with photo-sensitive graph paper with the intention that the projected notation could be converted into sound.
Music V variants include MUSIC360 and MUSIC11 for the IBM360 and the PDP11 computers, these were written by Barry Vercoe, Roger Hale, and Carl Howe at MIT, respectively.
Essentials of Music - Composers (456 words)
In 1866 his first opera was premiered with great success, and he was appointed to conduct at the national theater.
Smetana's music is typical for the time, full of melody and with direct appeal to his audience.
Smetana's creation of a national music (carried on by composers such as Antonín Dvorák) marks an important chapter in the Romantic movement of the nineteenth century.
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