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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1933.

List of years in music (table)
Swing band leader Cab Calloway in 1933

Contents

Specific locationsEdit

Specific genresEdit

EventsEdit

Published popular musicEdit

Biggest hit songsEdit

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the limited set of charts available for 1933.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Ethel Waters Stormy Weather 1933   US Billboard 1 – 1933 (11 weeks), US BB 3 of 1933, POP 4 of 1933, RYM 8 of 1933, nuTsie 15 of 1930s, Brazil 37 of 1933, Acclaimed 1896 (1933)
2 Duke Ellington Sophisticated Lady 1933   RYM 1 of 1933, US BB 2 of 1933, US Billboard 3 – 1933 (16 weeks), POP 3 of 1933, Brazil 78 of 1934, Song of 1940
3 Bing Crosby Shadow Waltz 1933   US Billboard 1 – 1933 (8 weeks), POP 9 of 1933, Europe 39 of the 1930s (1933), Brazil 64 of 1933, RYM 80 of 1933
4 Dick Powell Gold Digger's Song (We're in The Money) 1933   US BB 1 of 1933, POP 1 of 1933, US Billboard 18 – 1933 (1 week)
5 Bing Crosby You're Getting to Be a Habit 1933   US Billboard 1 – 1933 (14 weeks), US BB 10 of 1933, POP 16 of 1933, Europe 42 of the 1930s (1933)

Top hit recordsEdit

Classical musicEdit

PremieresEdit

Sortable table
Composer Composition Date Location Performers
Chávez, Carlos Sinfonía de Antígona Dec 15, 1933   Mexico City Mexico Symphony – Chávez [2]
Dallapiccola, Luigi Partita Jan 22, 1933   Florence Pasini / Teatro Comunale OrchestraGui [3]
Kodály, Zoltán Dances of Galánta Oct 23, 1933   Budapest Budapest Philharmonic Society OrchestraDohnányi [4]
Messiaen, Olivier Fantaisie burlesque Feb 8, 1933   Paris Casadesus [5]
Revueltas, Silvestre Janitzio Dec 8, 1933   Mexico City Mexico Symphony – Revueltas [6]
Shostakovich, Dmitri Piano Concerto No. 1 Oct 15, 1933   Leningrad Shostakovich / Leningrad PhilharmonicStiedry [7]
Shostakovich, Dmitri Preludes for piano May 24, 1933   Leningrad Shostakovich [8]

CompositionsEdit

OperaEdit

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Musical theaterEdit

Musical filmsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/5983945
  2. ^ "Music and History". Archived from the original on October 19, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2016.
  3. ^ Music of the Twentieth-century Avant-garde: A Biocritical Sourcebook
  4. ^ Universal Edition
  5. ^ IRCAM
  6. ^ Música en México
  7. ^ Boosey & Hawkes
  8. ^ IRCAM
  9. ^ Kohl, Katrin & Robertson, Ritchie. A History of Austrian Literature 1918-2000. Camden House, 2006.