1896 in music

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List of years in music (table)

Events in the year 1896 in music.

Specific locations[edit]


Published popular music[edit]

Sambo at the Cakewalk, sheet music cover
John Bull and Uncle Sam
(words by Wm. Allan; music by J.B. Herbert)
  • "All Coons Look Alike to Me"     w.m. Ernest Hogan
  • "Årstiderna"     w.m. Alice Tegnér
  • "The Amorous Goldfish"     w. Harry Greenbank m. Sidney Jones
  • "Chin, Chin, Chinaman"     w. Harry Greenbank m. Sidney Jones
  • "El Capitan March"     m. John Philip Sousa
  • "Eli Green's Cakewalk"     w.m. David Reed & Sadie Koninsky
  • "Elsie From Chelsea"     w.m. Harry Dacre
  • "Going For A Pardon"     w. James Thornton & Clara Havenschild m. James Thornton
  • "Happy Days In Dixie"     m. Kerry Mills
  • "Hot Tamale Alley" by George M. Cohan
  • "A Hot Time In The Old Town"     w. Joseph Hayden m. Theodore A. Metz
  • "I Love You In The Same Old Way – Darling Sue"     w. Walter H. Ford m. John Walter Bratton
  • "In The Baggage Coach Ahead"     w.m. Gussie L. Davis
  • "A Jovial Monk Am I"     w. (Eng) Arthur Sturgess m. Edmond Audran
  • "Kentucky Babe"     w. Richard Henry Buck m. Adam Geibel
  • "Laugh And The World Laughs With You"     w. Ella Wheeler Wilcox m. Louis Gottschalk
  • "Love Makes The World Go 'Round"     w. Clyde Fitch m. arr. William Furst
  • "Mister Johnson, Turn Me Loose"     w.m. Ben Harney
  • "Mother Was A Lady"     w. Edward B. Marks m. Joseph W. Stern
  • "Musetta's Waltz Song"     m. Giacomo Puccini
  • "My Gal Is A High Born Lady"     w.m. Barney Fagan arr. Gustave Luders
  • "Remus Takes the Cake" by J. H. Ellis
  • "The Saint Louis Cyclone" by Ren Shields & George Evans
  • "Sambo at the Cakewalk" by Alfred E. Marks
  • "Stars & Stripes Forever" by John Philip Sousa
  • "Sweet Rosie O'Grady" w.m. Maude Nugent
  • "To A Wild Rose"     m. Edward MacDowell
  • "Warmest Baby in the Bunch" by George M. Cohan
  • "When the Saints Are Marching In"     w. Katharine E. Purvis m. James M. Black
  • "You've Been a Good Old Wagon but You Done Broke Down" w.m. Ben Harney

Recorded popular music[edit]

Classical music[edit]


Musical theater[edit]



See also[edit]


  1. ^ Carl Nielsen Society. Accessed 4 August 2013
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2005-10-24. Retrieved 2005-06-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Budden, Julian (2002). Puccini: His Life and Works. Oxford University Press. p. 494. ISBN 978-0-19-816468-5.
  4. ^ Senelick, Laurence (2004). "Hill, Jenny (1848–1896)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2012-03-26.
  5. ^ "Joseph Alfred Novello Dead; Italy's Organist, Composer, and Scientist Passes Away". The New York Times. 18 July 1896.