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Biggest hit songsEdit

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the limited set of charts available for 1945.

Title Artist Song title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Les Brown & Doris Day "Sentimental Journey" 1945   US BB 1 of 1945, US 1 for 9 weeks May 1945, POP 1 of 1945, Europe 37 of the 1940s, RYM 69 of 1945, RIAA 77, Acclaimed 818
2 The Andrews Sisters "Rum & Coca-Cola" 1945   US 1940s 1 – January 1945, US 1 for 7 weeks February 1945, US BB 2 of 1945, POP 2 of 1945, RYM 3 of 1944, Europe 6 of the 1940s
3 Perry Como "Till the End of Time" 1945   US 1940s 1 – August 1945, US 1 for 9 weeks September 1945, US BB 12 of 1945, POP 23 of 1945, Europe 30 of the 1940s, RYM 85 of 1945
4 Johnny Mercer "On the Atcheson, Topeka & the Sante Fe" 1945   US 1940s 1 – July 1945, US 1 for 7 weeks July 1945, US BB 4 of 1945, POP 11 of 1945, RYM 89 of 1945
5 Les Brown& Doris Day "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" 1945   US 1940s 1 – March 1945, US 1 for 7 weeks April 1945, US BB 7 of 1945, POP 13 of 1945, RYM 70 of 1945

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Singer Betty Hutton in 1945

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PremieresEdit

Sortable table
Composer Composition Date Location Performers
Boulez, Pierre Three Psalmodies for Piano 1945-02-12   Paris Grimaud [1]
Britten, Benjamin Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes 1945-06-13   Cheltenham (Festival) London Philharmonic – Britten [2]
Britten, Benjamin Passacaglia from Peter Grimes 1945-08-29   London BBC SymphonyBoult [3]
Britten, Benjamin String Quartet No. 2 1945-11-21   London Zorian Quartet [4]
Carpenter, John Alden The Seven Ages 1945-12-02   New York City New York PhilharmonicRodzinski [5]
Copland, Aaron Jubilee Variation on a Theme of Goossens 1945-03-23   Cincinnati Cincinnati SymphonyGoossens [6]
Finzi, Gerald Earth and Air and Rain (1935) 1945-07-02   London Falkner, Ferguson [7]
Ginastera, Alberto Las horas de una estancia 1945-06-11   Montevideo Baridon, Satalia de Perna [8]
Ginastera, Alberto Psalm 150 1945-04-07   Buenos Aires Teatro Colón Regular Orchestra and ChorusWolff [9]
Jolivet, André Le chant de Linos (quintet version) 1945-06-01   Paris Jamet Quintet [10]
Jolivet, André Trois chansons de ménestrels 1945-02-10   Paris Dyonis, Soulage [11]
Khachaturian, Aram Fantasy on Russian Themes 1945-11-06   Moscow USSR State Radio SymphonyGorchakov [12]
Kodály, Zoltán Missa brevis 1945-02-11   Budapest [unknown performers] [13]
Lutoslawski, Witold Wind Trio 1945-09-??   Krákow Snieckowski, Rudnicki, Orlow [14]
Malipiero, Gian Francesco Sinfonia delle campane (Symphony No. 3) 1945-11-04   Florence [unknown orchestra] – Markevitch [15]
Martinu, Bohuslav Symphony No. 3 1945-10-12   Boston Boston SymphonyKoussevitzky [16]
Messiaen, Olivier Trois petites liturgies de la présence divine 1945-04-21   Paris Loriod, Martenot / Paris Conservatory Concert Society OrchestraDésormière [17]
Messiaen, Olivier Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus 1945-03-23   Paris Loriod [18]
Novák, Vitezslav May Symphony 1945-12-05   Prague [unknown performers] [19]
Piston, Walter Sonatina for Violin and Harpsichord 1945-11-30   New York City Schneider, Kirkpatrick [20]
Prokofiev, Sergei Symphony No. 5 1945-01-13   Moscow USSR State Symphony – Prokofiev [21]
Shostakovich, Dmitri Symphony No. 9 1945-11-03   Leningrad Leningrad PhilharmonicMravinsky [22]
Stravinsky, Igor Elegy for Viola 1945-01-26   Washington DC Prévost [23]
Tippett, Michael Symphony No. 1 1945-11-10   Liverpool Royal Liverpool PhilharmonicSargent [24]
Tubin, Eduard Capriccio for Violin and Piano No. 2 1945-09-25   Stockholm Aumere, Roots [25]
Castelnuovo-Tedesco / Milhaud / Schoenberg / Shilkret / Stravinsky / Tansman / Toch Genesis Suite 1945-11-18   Los Angeles Janssen SymphonyJanssen [26]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IRCAM
  2. ^ The Making of Peter Grimes: Notes and Commentaries
  3. ^ Oregon Symphony
  4. ^ IRCAM
  5. ^ New York Philharmonic
  6. ^ IRCAM
  7. ^ Boosey & Hawkes
  8. ^ IRCAM
  9. ^ IRCAM
  10. ^ IRCAM
  11. ^ IRCAM
  12. ^ Soviet Composers
  13. ^ "Kodály Institute". Archived from the original on 2017-10-09. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  14. ^ IRCAM
  15. ^ Orchestra Virtuale del Flaminio
  16. ^ All Music
  17. ^ IRCAM
  18. ^ IRCAM
  19. ^ Klassika
  20. ^ Association for Recorded Sound Collections
  21. ^ New York Philharmonic
  22. ^ Naxos Records
  23. ^ IRCAM
  24. ^ Schott Music
  25. ^ ERP Music
  26. ^ Milken Archive of Jewish Music