A brief History of Classical Music
through its essential compositions

(compiled by Piero Scaruffi)


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Opera


Vincenzo Bellini (Italy, 1801): Norma (1831)
Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): Les Troyens (1858)
Michail Glinka (Russia, 1804): Russlan and Ludmilla (1842)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italy, 1813): Il Trovatore (1853)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italy, 1813): Rigoletto (1851)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italy, 1813): La Traviata (1853)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italy, 1813): Don Carlos (1884)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italy, 1813): Aida (1871)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italy, 1813): Otello (1887)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italy, 1813): Falstaff (1893)
Charles Gounod (France, 1818): Faust (1859)
Jacques Offenbach (France, 1819): Orphee Aux Enfers (1858)
Carl Weber (Germany, 1786): Der Freischuetz (1821)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Der Fliegende Hollaender (1843)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Tannhaeuser (1845)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Lohengrin (1850)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Die Walkuere (1856)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Das Rheingold (1857)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Siegfried (1857)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Tristan und Isolde (1859)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg (1867)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Gotterndammerung (1874)
Richard Wagner (Germany, 1813): Parsifal (1882)
Boris Smetana (Czech, 1824): The Bartered Bride (1866)
Alexander Borodin (Russia, 1833): Knyaz Igor (1887)
Georges Bizet (France, 1838): Carmen (1875)
Modest Moussorgsky (Russia, 1839): Boris Godunov (1874)
Modest Moussorgsky (Russia, 1839): Khovancina (1886)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): Eugene Onegin (1879)
Arthur Sullivan (Britain, 1842): Mikado (1885)
Jules Massenet (France, 1842): Manon (1884)
Nikolaj Rimsky-Korsakov (Russia, 1844): The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh (1907)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): L'Enfant et les Sortileges (1925)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): Jenufa (1903)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): Diary of One Who Disappeared (1919)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): Katja Kabanova (1921)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): The Cunning Little Vixen (1924)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): The Makropulos Case (1925)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): From The House of the Dead (1928)
Ruggiero Leoncavallo (Italy, 1858): I Pagliacci (1892)
Giacomo Puccini (Italy, 1858): Madame Butterfly (1904)
Giacomo Puccini (Italy, 1858): Turandot (1926)
Giacomo Puccini (Italy, 1858): La Boheme (1896)
Mikhail Matyushin (Russia, 1861): Pobeda nad Solntsem/ Victory over the Sun (1913)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Pelleas et Melisande (1902)
Pietro Mascagni (Italy, 1863): Cavalleria Rusticana (1890)
Richard Strauss (Germany, 1864): Salome (1905)
Richard Strauss (Germany, 1864): Elektra (1909)
Richard Strauss (Germany, 1864): Der Rosenkavalier (1911)
Ferruccio Busoni (Italy, 1866): Doktor Faust (1924)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Moses und Aron (1951)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Erwartung (1909)
Albert Roussel (France, 1869): Padmavati (1918)
Johann Strauss (Austria, 1825): Die Fledermaus (1874)
Franz Lehar (Hungary, 1870): The Merry Widow (1905)
George Enescu (Romania, 1881): Oedipe (1936)
Zoltan Kodaly (Hungary, 1882): Hary Janos (1926)
Gianfrancesco Malipiero (Italy, 1882): Torneo Notturno (1929)
Karol Szymanowski (Poland, 1882): King Roger (1924)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Oedipus Rex (1927)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): The Rake's Progress (1951)
Charles Griffes (USA, 1884): The Kairn of Koridwen (1916)
Alban Berg (Austria, 1885): Wozzeck (1921)
Alban Berg (Austria, 1885): Lulu (1935)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): The Love of Three Oranges (1921)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): The Fiery Angel (1927)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): War and Peace (1941)
Arthur Honegger (Switzerland, 1892): Le Roi David (1921)
Alois Haba (Czech, 1893): Matka/ Mother (1929)
Douglas Moore (USA, 1893): Ballad Of Baby Doe (1956)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Cardillac (1926)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Mathis der Maler (1935)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Die Harmonie der Welt (1957)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): Duenna (1947)
Virgil Thomson (USA, 1896): Four Saints in Three Acts (1934)
Erich Korngold (Austria, 1897): Die Tote Stadt (1920)
Erich Korngold (Austria, 1897): Das Wunder der Heliane (1926)
George Gershwin (USA, 1898): Porgy And Bess (1935)

Instrumental


Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): Grand Messe de Morts/ Requiem (1837)
Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): Te Deum (1855)
Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): Damnation de Faust (1864)
Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): Harold in Italie (1834)
Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): Romeo et Juliet (1839)
Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): L'Enfance Du Christ (1854)
Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): Symphonie Fantastique (1829)
Hector Berlioz (France, 1803): Les Nuits D'Ete` (1841)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Lieder Ohne Worte
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Symphony 3 "Scottish" (1842)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Symphony 4 "Italian" (1833)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Quartet 2 in F minor op.13 (1823)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Quartet 6 in F minor op.80 (1847)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Quartet 4 in E minor op.44 (1837)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Violin concerto (1844)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Octet (1825)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Concerto in E Major for Two Pianos
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra in D Minor (1823)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (op. 25 (1831)
Felix Mendelssohn (Germany, 1809): Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40 (1837)
Sebastian Yradier (Spain, 1809): La Paloma (1855)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Carnaval (1835)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Fantasia in C Major op.17 (1836)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Kreisleriana (1838)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Piano quintet op.44 (1842)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Piano Concerto op.54 (1845)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Piano trio op.63 (1847)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Cello Concerto op.129 (1850)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Symphony 3 (1850)
Robert Schumann (Germany, 1810): Symphony 4 (1851)
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Etudes op.10 (1832)
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Ballad op.23 (1831)
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Ballad op.38
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Ballad op.47
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Ballad op.52
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Impromptu op.29
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Impromptu op.36
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Impromptu op.51
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Fantasy-impromptu op.66
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Nocturnes
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Preludes
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Sonata op.4
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Sonata in B Flat Minor op.35
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, 1810): Sonata op.58
Ferdinand Hiller (Germany, 1811) : Die Zerstorung Jerusalems/ The Destruction of Jerusalem (1840)
Ferencz Liszt (Hungary, 1811): Etude d'Execution Trascendante (1839)
Ferencz Liszt (Hungary, 1811): Totentanz (1849)
Ferencz Liszt (Hungary, 1811): Sonata in B minor (1853)
Ferencz Liszt (Hungary, 1811): Faust Symphony (1854)
Ferencz Liszt (Hungary, 1811): Dante Symphony (1856)
Ferencz Liszt (Hungary, 1811): Annees de Pelerinage (1877)
Ferencz Liszt (Hungary, 1811): Via Crucis (1879)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italy, 1813): Requiem (1874)
Niels Gade (Denmark, 1817): Octet (1848)
Stanislaw Moniuszko (Poland, 1819): Halka (1848)
Cesar Franck (France, 1822): Symphony in D minor (1888)
Joachim Raff (Switzerland, 1822): Symphony 5 (1872)
Edouard Lalo (France, 1823): Cello Concerto (1876)
Boris Smetana (Czech, 1824): Ma Vlast/ My Country (1879)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Symphony 3 (1873)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Symphony 4 (1874)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Symphony 5 (1877)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Symphony 6 (1881)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Symphony 7 (1883)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Symphony 8 (1887)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Symphony 9 (1889)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Mass 1 in D minor (1864)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Mass 2 in E minor (1866)
Anton Bruckner (Austria, 1824): Mass 3 in F minor (1868)
Ludwig Minkus (Russia, 1826): La Bayader/ The Temple Dancer) (1877)
Ludwig Minkus (Russia, 1826): Don Quixote (1869)
Alexander Borodin (Russia, 1833): Symphony 2 (1876)
Alexander Borodin (Russia, 1833): String Quartet No. 2 in D major "Nocturne" (1881)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Piano Quintet in F minor op.34a (1864)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): String Quintet in G major op.111 (1890)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Clarinet Quintet in B minor op.115 (1891)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8 (1854)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18 (1860)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 (1865)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Piano Trio op.87 (1882)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Piano Trio op.101 (1886)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Deutsche Requiem (1868)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Violin sonata op.78 (1878)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Violin sonata op.100 (1886)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Violin sonata op.108 (1887)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): String Quintet No. 1 in F major, op. 88 (1882)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Clarinet sonatas op.120 (1894)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Vier Ernste Gesaenge (1896)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Quartet No. 1 in F major op.88 (1882)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Violin concerto (1878)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Double Concerto (1887)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Symphony 1 (1876)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Symphony 2 (1877)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Symphony 3 (1883)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Symphony 4 (1885)
Johannes Brahms (Germany, 1833): Piano Concerto 2 (1881)
Camille Saint-Saens (France, 1835): Symphony 3 in C "Organ Symphony" (1886)
Camille Saint-Saens (France, 1835): Piano Concerto 5 (1896)
Henryk Wieniawski (Poland, 1835): Violin Concerto 2 in D minor (1862)
Leo Delibes (France, 1836): Coppelia (1870)
Milij Balakirev (Russia, 1837): Islamey (1868)
Milij Balakirev (Russia, 1837): Symphony 1 (1867)
Max Bruch (Germany, 1838): Violin Concerto 1 (1868)
Modest Mussorgsky (Russia, 1839): Night on Bald Mountain (1867)
Modest Mussorgsky (Russia, 1839): Pictures at An Exhibition (1874)
Johan Svendsen (Norway, 1840): Symphony 2 (1876)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): Piano Concerto 1 (1875)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): The Swan Lake (1876)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): Symphony 4 (1877)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): Violin Concerto in D major (1878)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): Symphony 5 (1888)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): The Sleeping Beauty (1889)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): The Nutcracker (1892)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): Symphony 6 (1893)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russia, 1840): Trio op.50 for violin, cello and piano (1882)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): Symphony 7 (1885)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): Symphony 8 (1889)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): Symphony 9 (1893)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): Cello Concerto in B Minor (1895)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): Stabat Mater (1877)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): Te Deum (1892)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): Requiem Mass (1891)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): Piano Quintet 2 Op.81
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): String Quartet 12 in F "American" (1893)
Antonin Dvorak (Czech, 1841): String Quintet 3 in E flat (1893)
Edvar Grieg (Norway, 1843): Piano concerto (1868)
Edvar Grieg (Norway, 1843): Peer Gynt (1875)
Edvar Grieg (Norway, 1843): Quartet (1878)
Nikolaj Rimsky-Korsakov (Russia, 1844): Scheherazade (1888)
Charles Widor (France, 1845): Mass (1880)
Gabriel Faure` (France, 1845): La Bonne Chanson (1892)
Gabriel Faure` (France, 1845): Requiem (1887)
Gabriel Faure` (France, 1845): Quintet 2 in C Minor op.115

Decadent Era


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Zdenek Fibich (Czech, 1850): Quintet (1894)
Xaver Scharwenka (Poland, 1850): Piano Concerto 1 (1877)
Vincent d'Indy (France, 1851): Symphonie Cevelone (1886)
Vincent d'Indy (France, 1851): Symphonie De Bello Gallico (1918)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): Glagolitic Mass (1926)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): Sinfonietta (1926)
Leos Janacek (Czech, 1854): String Quartet 2 (1928)
Edward Elgar (Britain, 1857): Falstaff (1913)
Edward Elgar (Britain, 1857): Dream of Gerontius (1900)
Eugene Ysaye (Belgium, 1858): Solo Violin Sonatas (1924)
Dame Ethyl Smyth (Britain, 1858): The Wreckers (1906)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 1 (1888)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 2 (1895)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 3 (1896)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 4 (1900)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 5 (1902)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 6 (1904)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 7 (1905)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 8 (1907)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Das Lied von der Erde (1908)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 9 (1910)
Gustav Mahler (Austria, 1860): Symphony 10 (1911)
Ignacy Paderewski (Poland, 1860): Sonata Op 21 (1903)
Ignacy Paderewski (Poland, 1860): Variations and Fugue (1903)
Hugo Wolf (Germany, 1860): Lieder
Frederick Delius (Britain, 1862): A Mass of Life (1905)
Frederick Delius (Britain, 1862): Double Concerto for violin and cello (1920)
Frederick Delius (Britain, 1862): Cello Sonata (1917)
Frederick Delius (Britain, 1862): Cello Concerto 1921)
Frederick Delius (Britain, 1862): Violin Concerto (1916)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Suite Bergamasque (1890)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Piano Trio in G major (1880)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Quartet (1893)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un Faune (1894)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Nocturnes (1899)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): La Mer (1905)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Children's Corner (1908)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Le Martyre de Saint-Sebastien (1911)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Jeux (1912)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Preludes (1913)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Images for Piano (1907)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): Etudes (1915)
Claude Debussy (France, 1862): En Blanc et Noir (1915)
Richard Strauss (Germany, 1864): Don Juan (1889)
Richard Strauss (Germany, 1864): Tod und Verklaerung (1889)
Richard Strauss (Germany, 1864): Also Sprach Zarathustra (1896)
Richard Strauss (Germany, 1864): Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche (1895)
Richard Strauss (Germany, 1864): Don Quixote (1897)
Alexander Gretchaninov (Russia, 1864): Passion Week
Alexander Gretchaninov (Russia, 1864): Symphony 5 (1936)
Alexander Glazunov (Russia, 1865): Symphony 5 (1895)
Alexander Glazunov (Russia, 1865): Symphony 6 (1896
Alexander Glazunov (Russia, 1865): Symphony 7 (1903)
Alexander Glazunov (Russia, 1865): Symphony 8 (1906)
Alexander Glazunov (Russia, 1865): Violin Concerto (1903)
Alexander Glazunov (Russia, 1865): Raymonda (1898)
Paul Dukas (France, 1865): L'Apprendi Sorcier (1897)
Paul Dukas (France, 1865): Ariane et Barbe-bleue (1906)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Symphony 1 (1900)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Symphony 2 (1902)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Symphony 4 (1911)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Symphony 5 (1919)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Symphony 6 (1923)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Symphony 7 (1924)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Finladia (1900)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Tempest (1925)
Jan Sibelius (Finland, 1865): Tapiola (1926)
Carl Nielsen (Denmark, 1865): Symphony 5 (1916)
Vasili Kalinnikov (Russia, 1866): Symphony 2 (1898)
Erik Satie (France, 1866): Parade (1917)
Erik Satie (France, 1866): Musique d'Ameublement (1917)
Erik Satie (France, 1866): Tenture de Cabinet Prefectoral (1923)
Erik Satie (France, 1866): Socrates (1920)
Erik Satie (France, 1866): Relache (1924)
Erik Satie (France, 1866): Vexations to be played 840 times in succession (1893)
Ferruccio Busoni (Italy, 1866): Fantasia Contrappuntistica (1912)
Albert Roussel (France, 1869): Le Festin de L'Araignee (1912)
Albert Roussel (France, 1869): Symphony 2 (1921)
Albert Roussel (France, 1869): Serenade (1925)
Albert Roussel (France, 1869): Suite en Fa (1926)
Albert Roussel (France, 1869): Concert pour Petit Orchestre (1927)
Albert Roussel (France, 1869): Symphony 3 (1930)
Albert Roussel (France, 1869): Symphony 4 (1934)
Vitezslav Novak (Czech, 1870): De Profundis (1940)
Alexander von Zemlinsky (Austria, 1871): Die Seejungfrau (1903)
Alexander von Zemlinsky (Austria, 1871): Lyrische Symphonie (1923)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (Britain, 1872): Symphony 1 "Sea" (1910)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (Britain, 1872): Symphony 2 "London" (1914)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (Britain, 1872): Symphony 3 "Pastoral" (1922)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (Britain, 1872): Symphony 4 (1935)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (Britain, 1872): Symphony 6 (1946)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (Britain, 1872): Symphony 7 "Antartica" (1952)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (Britain, 1872): Symphony 8 (1955)
Alexander Scriabin (Russia, 1872): Symphony #3 "Divine Poem" (1905)
Alexander Scriabin (Russia, 1872): Poem of Ecstasy (1908)
Alexander Scriabin (Russia, 1872): Prometheus (1910)
Alexander Scriabin (Russia, 1872): Piano sonata "White Mass" (1911)
Alexander Scriabin (Russia, 1872): Piano sonata "Black Mass" (1913)
Alexander Scriabin (Russia, 1872): Piano sonata 10 (1913)
Sergej Rachmaninov (Russia, 1873): Piano Concerto 2 (1900)
Sergej Rachmaninov (Russia, 1873): Piano Concerto 3 (1909)
Sergej Rachmaninov (Russia, 1873): Symphony 2 (1906)
Sergej Rachmaninov (Russia, 1873): The Bells (1913)
Sergej Rachmaninov (Russia, 1873): Vespers (1915)
Sergej Rachmaninov (Russia, 1873): Symphony 3 (1936)
Sergej Rachmaninov (Russia, 1873): Piano Concerto 4 (1937)
Max Reger (Germany, 1873): Sextet (1910)
Charles Ives (USA, 1874): Three Places in New England (1914)
Charles Ives (USA, 1874): Holidays (1913)
Charles Ives (USA, 1874): Piano Sonata 2 "Concord" (1915)
Charles Ives (USA, 1874): Symphony 3 (1904)
Charles Ives (USA, 1874): Symphony 4 (1916)
Gustav Holst (Britain, 1874): The Planets (1916)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Verklaerte Nacht (1899)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Gurre-Lieder (1901)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Quartet 1 (1905)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Kammersymphonie 1 (1906)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Quartet 2 (1908)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Pierrot Lunaire (1912)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Die Glueckliche Hand (1913)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Quartet 3 (1927)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Variations for Orchestra (1928)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Quartet 4 (1936)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Violin Concerto (1936)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): String Trio (1946)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): A Survivor from Warszaw (1947)
Arnold Schoenberg (Austria, 1874): Piano Concerto (1947)
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Franz Schmidt (Austria, 1874): Das Buch mit dem Sieben Siegeln (1938)
Reinhold Gliere (Russia, 1875): Symphony 3 (1911)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): Quartet (1903)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): Ma Mere L'Oye (1908)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): Daphne and Chloe (1911)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): Trois Poemes de Mallarme` (1913)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): La Valse (1920)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): Concerto for the Left Hand (1930)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): Piano concerto in G (1931)
Maurice Ravel (France, 1875): Sonata for Violin and Piano (1927)
Manuel de Falla (Spain, 1876): El Amor Brujo/ Love the Magician (1915)
Manuel de Falla (Spain, 1876): Noches En Los Jardines de Espana (1916)
Manuel de Falla (Spain, 1876): El Sombrero de Tres Picos/ The Three-Cornered Hat (1917)
Manuel de Falla (Spain, 1876): El Retablo de Maese Pedro (1923)
Manuel de Falla (Spain, 1876): Harpsichord Concerto (1926)
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (Italy, 1876): Violin Concerto (1943)
Havergal Brian (Britain, 1876): Symphony 10 (1954)
Havergal Brian (Britain, 1876): Symphony 20 (1962)
Erno von Dohnanyi (Hungary, 1877): Ruralia Hungarica (1924)
Ernest Bloch (Switzerland, 1880): Schelomo (1916)
Ernest Bloch (Switzerland, 1880): Symphony (1955)
Nikolai Medtner (Russia, 1880): Sonata Pf #5 in E minor "Night Wind" (1911)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Quartet 1 (1908)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Bluebeard's Castle (1911)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Quartet 2 (1917)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Violin sonata 1 (1922)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Violin sonata 2 (1923)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): The Miraculous Mandarin (1919)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Piano Sonata (1926)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Piano concerto 1 (1926)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Quartet 3 (1927)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Quartet 4 (1928)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Cantata Profana (1930)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Piano concerto 2 (1931)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Violin concerto 2 (1938)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Concerto for Orchestra (1943)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Quartet 5 (1934)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (1936)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Sonatas for two Pianos and Percussion (1937)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Quartet 6 (1939)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Divertimento (1939)
Bela Bartok (Hungary, 1881): Piano concerto 3 (1945)
Nikolai Miaskovsky (Russia, 1881): Quartet 11 (1949)
Nikolai Miaskovsky (Russia, 1881): Symphony 15 (1934)
George Enescu (Romania, 1881): Octet for Strings in C major, Op. 7 (1900)
George Enescu (Romania, 1881): Dixtuor in D major, for wind instruments, Op. 14 (1906)
George Enescu (Romania, 1881): Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 29 (1940)
George Enescu (Romania, 1881): Chamber Symphony for 12 instruments, Op. 33 (1954)
Artur Schnabel (Austria, 1882): Sonata violin solo (1919)
Zoltan Kodaly (Hungary, 1882): Sonata for solo cello (1915)
Zoltan Kodaly (Hungary, 1882): Psalmus Hungaricus (1932)
Zoltan Kodaly (Hungary, 1882): Missa Brevis (1944)
Zoltan Kodaly (Hungary, 1882): Te Deum (1936)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): L'Oiseau de Feu (1910)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Petrushka (1911)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Le Sacre du Printemps (1913)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): L'Histoire du Soldat (1918)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Pulcinella (1920)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Les Noces (1923)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Apollo Musagetes (1928)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Symphony of Psalms (1930)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Jeu de Cartes (1937)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Dumbarton Oaks (1938)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Symphony in C Major (1940)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Sonata for Two Pianos (1944)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Ebony Concerto (1945)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Symphony in Three Movements (1945)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Cantata (1952)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Canticum Sacrum (1955)
Igor Stravinskij (Russia, 1882): Threni (1958)
Karol Szymanowski (Poland, 1882): Stabat Mater (1926)
Karol Szymanowski (Poland, 1882): Violin concerto 1 (1916)
Karol Szymanowski (Poland, 1882): Symphony 3 (1916)
Karol Szymanowski (Poland, 1882): Demeter (1917)
Karol Szymanowski (Poland, 1882): Symphony 4 (1932)
Karol Szymanowski (Poland, 1882): Violin concerto 2 (1933)
Percy Grainger (Australia, 1882): The Warriors (1913)
Percy Grainger (Australia, 1882): Random Round (1912)
Percy Grainger (Australia, 1882): The Immovable Do (1933)
Anton Webern (Austria, 1883): Symphonie (1928)
Anton Webern (Austria, 1883): Concerto for nine instruments (1934)
Anton Webern (Austria, 1883): Quartet (1938)
Anton Webern (Austria, 1883): Cantata 1 (1939)
Anton Webern (Austria, 1883): Cantata 2 (1943)
Edgar Varese (France, 1883): Hyperprism (1923)
Edgar Varese (France, 1883): Ionisation (1931)
Edgar Varese (France, 1883): Ecuatorial (1934)
Edgar Varese (France, 1883): Deserts (1954)
Edgar Varese (France, 1883): Poeme Electronique (1958)
Arnold Bax (Britain, 1883): Winter Legends (1930)
Arnold Bax (Britain, 1883): Symphony 6 (1934)
Egon Wellesz (Austria, 1885): Symphony 1 (1945)
Egon Wellesz (Austria, 1885): Alkestis (1923)
Egon Wellesz (Austria, 1885): Symphony 5 (1956)
Alban Berg (Austria, 1885): String Quartet (1910)
Alban Berg (Austria, 1885): Chamber Concerto (1925)
Alban Berg (Austria, 1885): Lyric Suite (1926)
Alban Berg (Austria, 1885): Violin Concerto (1935)
Paul Paray (France, 1886): Messe du Cinquieme Centenaire de la Mort de Jeanne d'Arc (1931)
Hector Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887): Choros No. 2 (1924)
Hector Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887): Choros No. 4 (1926)
Hector Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887): Choros No. 8 (1925)
Hector Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887): Choros No. 10 (1925)
Hector Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887): Choros No. 9 (1929)
Hector Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887): Choros No. 11 (1928)
Hector Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887): Choros No. 12 (1929)
Hector Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887): Symphony 7 (1945)
Kurt Schwitter (Germany, 1887): Ursonate (1932)
Matthijs Vermeulen (Holland, 1888): Symphony 2 (1919)
Matthijs Vermeulen (Holland, 1888): Symphony 6 (1958)
Jacques Ibert (France, 1890): Escales (1922)
Jacques Ibert (France, 1890): Symphonie Marine (1931)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): The Butterfly that Stamped (1926)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Quartet for Clarinet, French Horn, Violoncello and Side-drum (1924)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Greek Passion (1961)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Symphony 6 (1953)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Piano Concerto 2 (1934)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Double Concerto for strings and timpani i (1938)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Harpsichord Concerto (1938)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Concerto da Camera (1941)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Symphony 1 (1942)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Violin Concerto 2 (1943)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Sonata for violin and piano 3 (1944)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Symphony 4 (1945)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Cello Concerto 2 (1945)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Sinfonietta (1951)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Rhapsody Concerto for viola and orchestra (1952)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Symphony 6 (1953)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Concerto for Violin and Piano (1953)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Piano Sonata (1954)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Oboe Concerto (1955)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Piano Concerto 4 (1956)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Parables (1957)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Field Mass (1939)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Piano Concerto 5 (1957)
Bohuslav Martinu (Czech, 1890): Fantasia for Theremin, Oboe, String Quartet and Piano H. 301 (1944)
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Frank Martin (Switzerland, 1890): Petite Symphonie Concertante (1945)
Gosta Nystroem (Sweden, 1890): Symphony 2 (1935)
Gosta Nystroem (Sweden, 1890): Symphony 3 (1947)
Arthur Bliss (Britain, 1891): Colour Symphony (1922)
Arthur Bliss (Britain, 1891): Morning Heroes (1930)
Arthur Bliss (Britain, 1891): Checkmate (1937)
Arthur Bliss (Britain, 1891): Miracle in the Gorbals (1944)
Arthur Bliss (Britain, 1891): Adam Zero (1946)
Arthur Bliss (Britain, 1891): Meditations on a Theme of John Blow (1955)
Arthur Bliss (Britain, 1891): The Beatitudes (1962)
Arthur Bliss (Britain, 1891): Cello Concerto (1970)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Piano Concerto 2 (1913)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Piano Concerto 3 (1918)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Symphony 1 (1918)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Symphony 2 (1925)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Symphony 3 (1928)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Piano Concerto 5 (1932)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Peter and the Wolf (1934)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Romeo and Juliet (1936)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Aleksandr Nevsky (1939)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Piano Sonata 7 (1942)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Simphony 5 (1944)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Piano Sonata 8 (1944)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Symphony 6 (1947)
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Violin Sonata No. 2 Op. 94a
Sergej Prokofev (Russia, 1891): Sinfonia Concertante (1952)
Giorgio Ghedini (Italy, 1892): Concerto dell'Albatro (1945)
Arthur Honegger (Switzerland, 1892): Pastoral d'Ete (1920)
Arthur Honegger (Switzerland, 1892): Pacific 231 (1923)
Arthur Honegger (Switzerland, 1892): Symphonie Liturgique (1946)
Arthur Honegger (Switzerland, 1892): Cello Concerto (1929)
Darius Milhaud (France, 1892): Le Boeuf Sur le Toit (1920)
Darius Milhaud (France, 1892): La Creation du Monde (1924)
Herbert Howells (Britain, 1892): Stabat Mater (1965)
Hilding Rosenberg (Sweden, 1892): Symphony 4 (1940)
Hilding Rosenberg (Sweden, 1892): Symphony 5 (1944)
Hilding Rosenberg (Sweden, 1892): Symphony 6 (1951)
Laszlo Lajtha (Hungary, 1892): Symphony 7 (1957)
Kaikhosru Sorabji (Britain, 1892): Piano Sonata #4 (1929)
Kaikhosru Sorabji (Britain, 1892): Sequentia cyclica super "Dies irae" ex Missa pro defunctis (1948-49),
Kaikhosru Sorabji (Britain, 1892): Concertino non grosso for String Sextet with Piano obbligato quasi continuo (1968)
Kaikhosru Sorabji (Britain, 1892): Opus Clavicembalisticum (1930)
Kaikhosru Sorabji (Britain, 1892): Piano Symphony #2 (1954)
Kaikhosru Sorabji (Britain, 1892): Piano Symphony #4 (1964)
Rued Langgaard (Denmark, 1893): Music Of The Spheres (1918)
Lili Boulanger (France, 1893): Psalm 130 (1917)
Alois Haba (Czech, 1893): Quartet 2 (1921)
Leo Ornstein (Russia, 1893): Quintet piano (1927)
Aaron Avshalomoff (Russia, 1894): Flute concerto (1948)
Ervin Schulhoff (Czech, 1894): Symphony 5 (1938)
Ervin Schulhoff (Czech, 1894): Concerto 2 (1923)
Borys Lyatoshinsky (Ukraine, 1895): Symphony 2 (1936)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Nobilissima Visione (1938)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Kammermusik 1 op.24 (1921)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd (1946)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Violin Concerto (1939)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Piano Concerto (1945)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Cello Concerto (1940)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Horn Concerto (1949)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Symphony for Concert Band (1951)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Organ Concerto (1962)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano (1938)
Paul Hindemith (Germany, 1895): Kammermusiken 1-7 (1927)
Carl Orff (Germany, 1895): Carmina Burana (1937)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): Violin Concerto (1943)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): Piano Concerto (1951)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): The Plague (1965)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): Symphony 3 "Collages" (1960)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): Quartet 2 (1962)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): Concerto for Orchestra (1965)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): Symphony 4 (1967)
Roberto Gerhard (Spain, 1896): Concerto for harpsichord, strings and percussion (1956)
Howard Hanson (USA, 1896): Symphony 7 (1977)
Roger Sessions (USA, 1896): "When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'd" (1970)
Roger Sessions (USA, 1896): Concerto for Orchestra (1981)
Roger Sessions (USA, 1896): Symphony 7 (1967)
Josip Stolcer-Slavenski (Croatia, 1896): Sonata for violin and organ (1922)
Josip Stolcer-Slavenski (Croatia, 1896): Chaos (1932)
Josip Stolcer-Slavenski (Croatia, 1896): Sinfonija Orijenta (1934)
Josip Stolcer-Slavenski (Croatia, 1896): Music in the Natural Tonal System (1937)
Knudage Riisager (Denmark, 1897): Qarrtsiluni (1942)
Harald Saeverud (Norway, 1897): Symphony 7 (1944)
Harald Saeverud (Norway, 1897): Symphony 9 (1965)
Erich Korngold (Austria, 1897): Sinfonietta (1912)
Erich Korngold (Austria, 1897): Piano Concerto for Left Hand (1923)
Erich Korngold (Austria, 1897): Piano quintet (1930)
Erich Korngold (Austria, 1897): Violin Concerto (1947)
Erich Korngold (Austria, 1897): Cello Concerto (1950)
Erich Korngold (Austria, 1897): Symphony in F# Major (1950)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Tides of Manaunaum (1912)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Cello, and Harpsichord (1954)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Ongaku (1957)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Quartet 1 - Romantic (1917)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Quartet 2 - Euphometric (1919)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Atlantic (1931)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Ostinato Pianissimo for Percussion Ensemble (1934)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Quartet 3 - Mosaic (1935)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Persian Set (1957)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Symphony 11 (1953)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Tiger (1930)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1928)
Henry Cowell (USA, 1897): Sinfonietta (1928)
George Gershwin (USA, 1898): Rhapsody in Blue (1924)
George Gershwin (USA, 1898): Concerto in F (1925)
George Gershwin (USA, 1898): An American in Paris (1928)
Hans Eisler (Germany, 1898): Fourteen Modes to Describe Rain (1941)
Roy Harris (USA, 1898): Symphony 9 (1963)
Francis Poulenc (France, 1899): Concert Champetre (1928)
Francis Poulenc (France, 1899): Les Biches (1923)
Francis Poulenc (France, 1899): Aubade (1929)
Francis Poulenc (France, 1899): Concerto for two pianos (1932)
Francis Poulenc (France, 1899): Organ Concerto (1938)
Francis Poulenc (France, 1899): Trois Mouvements perpetuels (1918)
Georges Auric (France, 1899): La Belle et la Bète (1946)
Yngve Skold (Sweden, 1899): Symphony No 2 (1937)
Alexander Tcherepnin (Russia, 1899): Piano Concerto 5 (1963)
Jon Leifs (Iceland, 1899): Fine (1963)
Jon Leifs (Iceland, 1899): Saga Symphony (1942)
Pancho Vladigerov (Bulgaria, 1899): Sonatina Concertante (1934)

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