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Encyclopedia > 1887 in music

See also: 1886 in music, other events of 1887, 1888 in music and the list of 'years in music'.

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Events

Published popular music

  • "Angels Without Wings" w.m. George Dance
  • "Away In The Manger" w. anon m. James Ramsey Murray
  • "Calvary" w. Henry Vaughn m. Paul Rodney
  • "Comrades" Felix McGlennon & George Horncastle
  • "I Know A Youth Who Loves A Maid" w. W. S. Gilbert m. Arthur Sullivan
  • "I Shipped, D'Ye See, In A Revenue Sloop" w. W. S. Gilbert m. Arthur Sullivan
  • "My Boy, You May Take It From Me" w. W. S. Gilbert m. Arthur Sullivan
  • "The Song That Reached My Heart" w.m. Julian Jordan
  • "There Grew A Little Flower" w. W. S. Gilbert m. Arthur Sullivan
  • "Ti! Hi! Tiddelly Hi!", w.m. Joseph Tabrar
  • "When The Night Wind Howls" w. W. S. Gilbert m. Arthur Sullivan

Classical music



Opera

Musical theater

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