On This Day

Events in Music in December 1944

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Dec 1 Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok
  • Dec 1 Prokofjev's 8th Piano sonata, premieres

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Dec 15 Bandleader, Major Glenn Miller, lost over English Channel

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • Dec 28 Leonard Bernstein's musical "On the Town" premieres in NYC