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Encyclopedia > 1870 in music

See also: 1869 in music, other events of 1870, 1871 in music and the list of 'years in music'.

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Events

Published popular music

  • "Come In Old Adam, Come In!" by Alice Cary & C. F. Shattuck
  • "Just Touch the Harp Gently, My Pretty Louise" by Sam Mitchell & Charles Blamphin

Classical music



Opera

Musical theater

  • Chilpéric     London production
  • La Mascotte     Paris production
  • La Périchole     London production

Births

Deaths



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New Musical Institutions (1241 words)
Before 1870, French music had already in the Opera and the Opéra-Comique (without counting the various endeavours of the Théâtre Lyrique) an outlet which was nearly enough for the needs of her dramatic productions.
Even when musical taste was most decadent, the works of Gounod, Ambroise Thomas, and Massé, had always upheld the name of French opéra-comique.
A new generation was growing up, however,—a generation that was serious and thoughtful, that was more attracted by pure music than by the theatre, that was filled with a burning desire to found a national art.
Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1870-1885 (183 words)
Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1870-1885 consists of over 47,000 pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the years 1870 to 1885.
Included are popular songs, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra.
The mission of the Library of Congress is to make its resources available and useful to Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
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