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The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the limited set of charts available for 1936.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Bing Crosby Pennies From Heaven 1936   US Billboard 1 – 1936 (15 weeks), US BB 1 of 1936, Your Hit Parade 1 of 1936, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004 (1936), POP 1 of 1936, Oscar in 1936 (film 'Pennies from Heaven') (Nominated), Music Imprint 8 of 1930s, nuTsie 23 of 1930s, Europe 32 of the 1930s (1936), RYM 41 of 1936, RIAA 129, Acclaimed 1222 (1936)
2 Fred Astaire The Way You Look Tonight 1936   US Billboard 1 – 1936 (17 weeks), Oscar in 1936 (film 'Swing Time'), Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1936), US BB 2 of 1936, Your Hit Parade 2 of 1936, POP 2 of 1936, Brazil 26 of 1937, nuTsie 38 of 1930s, RYM 40 of 1936, AFI 43, Europe 94 of the 1930s (1936), Song of 1936
3 Billie Holiday Summertime 1936   Europe 1 of the 1930s (1936), RYM 2 of 1936, US Billboard 12 – 1936 (2 weeks), nuTsie 70 of 1930s, Scrobulate 84 of jazz
4 Benny Goodman Goody Goody 1936   US Billboard 1 – 1936 (13 weeks), Your Hit Parade 5 of 1936, US BB 6 of 1936, POP 6 of 1936, Brazil 32 of 1936, nuTsie 71 of 1930s
5 Benny Goodman Glory of Love 1936   US Billboard 1 – 1936 (15 weeks), Your Hit Parade 3 of 1936, US BB 10 of 1936, POP 10 of 1936, Brazil 67 of 1936, nuTsie 96 of 1930s

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Sortable table
Composer Composition Date Location Performers
Barber, Samuel String Quartet 1936-12-14   Rome Pro Arte Quartet [2]
Barber, Samuel Symphony in One Movement (Symphony No. 1) 1936-12-13   Rome Augusteo PhilharmonicMolinari [2]
Berg, Alban Violin Concerto 1936-04-19   Barcelona (ISCM) Krasner / Pau Casals OrchestraScherchen [3]
Britten, Benjamin Three Divertimenti for String Quartet 1936-02-25   London Stratton Quartet [4]
Britten, Benjamin Our Hunting Fathers 1936-09-25   Norwich Wyss / London Philharmonic – Britten [5]
Britten, Benjamin Suite for Violin and Piano 1936-04-21   Barcelona (ISCM) Brosa, Britten [6]
Britten, Benjamin Temporal Variations 1936-12-12   London Caine, Hallis [7]
Chávez, Carlos Sinfonía india (Symphony No. 2) 1936-04-10   Boston Boston Symphony – Chávez [8]
Copland, Aaron Statements 1936-01-09   Minneapolis Minneapolis Symphony
Dallapiccola, Luigi Musica per tre pianoforti 1936-03-30   Geneva Dallapiccola, Orloff, Pasche [9]
Diamond, David Psalm for Orchestra 1936-12-10   Rochester, NY Rochester PhilharmonicHanson [10]
George Enescu Sonata No. 2 for cello and piano, Op. 26, No. 2 1936-3-4   Paris Alexanian, Enescu[11]
Gershwin, George Catfish Row 1936-01-21   Philadelphia Philadelphia OrchestraSmallens [12]
Hindemith, Paul Trauermusik 1936-01-21   London Hindemith / BBC SymphonyBoult [13]
Ifukube, Akira Japanese Rhapsody 1936-04-05   Boston Boston SymphonySevitzky [14]
Jolivet, André Andante for Strings 1936-05-25   Paris Jane Evrard Orchestra [15]
Jolivet, André Danse incantatoire 1936-06-03   Paris Paris SymphonyDésormière [16]
Jolivet, André Prélude apocalyptique 1936-12-06   Paris Messiaen [17]
Kabalevsky, Dmitri Piano Concerto No. 2 1936-05-12   Moscow [18] [Unknown performers]
Kodály, Zoltán Budavári Te Deum 1936-09-02   Budapest Ritter, Kisfaludy, Laczó, Mezey, Varhelyi / St. Matthew ChurchSugár [19]
Krenek, Ernst Fragment from Karl V 1936-04-19   Barcelona (ISCM) Meyer / Pau Casals OrchestraAnsermet [20]
Lambert, Constant Summer's Last Will and Testament 1936-01-29   London Henderson / Philharmonic Choir, BBC Symphony – Lambert [21]
Martinů, Bohuslav Concerto for Flute, Violin and Chamber Orch. 1936-12-27   Paris M. Moyse, B. Moyse / Paris Concerts Society OrchestraGaubert [22]
Messiaen, Olivier Pièce pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas 1936-04-25   Paris Nin-Culmell [23]
Messiaen, Olivier Vocalise-Étude 1936-05-18   Paris Quéru-Bedel, Messiaen [24]
Myaskovsky, Nikolay Aviation Symphony (Symphony No. 16) 1936-10-24   Moscow Moscow PhilharmonicSzenkar [25]
Prokofiev, Sergei Peter and the Wolf 1936-05-02   Moscow Moscow Philharmonic – Prokofiev [26]
Prokofiev, Sergei Suite No. 1 from Romeo and Juliet 1936-11-24   Moscow Moscow PhilharmonicSebestyén [27][28]
Rachmaninoff, Sergei Symphony No. 3 1936-11-06   Philadelphia Philadelphia OrchestraStokowski [29]
Revueltas, Silvestre Homenaje a Federico García Lorca 1936-11-14   Mexico City Musicians from the National Conservatory – Revueltas [30]
Strauss, Richard Olympische Hymne 1936-08-01   Berlin (Olympics) Berlin Philharmonic, National Socialist Symphony – Strauss [31]
Varèse, Edgard Density 21.5 1936-02-16   New York City Barrère [32]
Vaughan Williams, Ralph Dona nobis pacem 1936-10-02   Huddersfield Flynn, Henderson / Huddersfield Society, Hallé OrchestraCoates [33]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "British Crown Records – IAJRC Journal". Faqs.org. Retrieved February 22, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Samuel Barber: A Thematic Catalogue of the Complete Works
  3. ^ Style and Idea in the Lyric Suite of Alban Berg
  4. ^ Journeying Boy: The Diaries of the Young Benjamin Britten 1928–1938
  5. ^ Journeying Boy: The Diaries of the Young Benjamin Britten 1928–1938
  6. ^ Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrdi
  7. ^ IRCAM
  8. ^ Boston Symphony Orchestra
  9. ^ IRCAM
  10. ^ Stephlandra.com
  11. ^ Elena Zottoviceanu, Adrian Rațiu, and Myriam Marbe, "Premiera Operei Oedip (1934–1936)", in George Enescu: Monografie, 2 vols., edited by Mircea Voicana, 739–876 (Bucharest: Editura Academiei Republicii Socialiste România, 1971): 764.
  12. ^ "Sydney Symphony Orchestra" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  13. ^ Hyperion Records
  14. ^ Akira Ifukube official website
  15. ^ IRCAM
  16. ^ IRCAM
  17. ^ IRCAM
  18. ^ Naxos Records
  19. ^ Universal Edition
  20. ^ IRCAM
  21. ^ Musicweb International
  22. ^ Hyperion Records
  23. ^ IRCAM
  24. ^ IRCAM
  25. ^ Onno van Rijen's Shostakovich & other Soviet composers page
  26. ^ Orchestra Toronto
  27. ^ Sikorski
  28. ^ Prokofiev, by Israel V. Nestyev
  29. ^ Culture Catch
  30. ^ Oregon Symphony Orchestra|Oregon Symphony
  31. ^ Sport, Music, Identities
  32. ^ Carnegie Hall
  33. ^ A Conductor's Guide to Choral-Orchestral Works
  34. ^ Rimgaila Salys (2009). The Musical Comedy Films of Grigorii Aleksandrov: Laughing Matters. Intellect Books. pp. 121–197. ISBN 978-1-841-50282-3.
  35. ^ "Death of Miss Florence Smithson". The Times. London. February 13, 1936. p. 10.
  36. ^ "Gorter, Albert" (in German). Retrieved February 24, 2016.