Events in Music in 1924

  • Feb 12 George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at influential concert "Experiment in Modern Music" held by Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra at the Aeolian Hall, NYC
  • Apr 19 "National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago
  • Jun 9 "Jelly-Roll Blues" is recorded by blues great Jelly Roll Morton
  • Jun 26 Ziegfeld Follies opens on Broadway
  • Oct 14 Arnold Schoeberg's opera "Die Gluckliche Hand" premieres in Vienna
  • Oct 29 "Dixie to Broadway" opens at Broadhurst Theater
  • Dec 1 George & Ira Gershwin's musical "Lady Be Good" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 14 Respighi's symphony "Pini di Roma" premieres in Paris