Classical Composers

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Alphabetical index of composers:
Hans Abrahamsen
John Adams
John Luther Adams
Thomas Ades
Samuel Adler
Kalevi Aho
Tomaso Albinoni
Bill Albright
Charles-Valentin Alkan
Gregorio Allegri
Bill Alves
William Alwyn
Maryanne Amacher
Leroy Anderson
Laurie Anderson
MarcDalbavie -Andre
Louis Andriessen
Istvan Anhalt
George Antheil
Mark Applebaum
Jacob Arcadelt
Malcolm Arnold
Robert Ashley
Daniel Asia
Daniel Auber
Lera Auerbach
Georges Auric
Larry Austin
Aaron Avshalomoff
Milton Babbitt
JohannSebastian Bach
Milan Bachorek
Nicolas Bacri
Simon Bainbridge
Leonardo Balada
Osvaldas Balakauskas
Milij Balakirev
Virko Baley
Ellen Band
Samuel Barber
Jean Barraque
Bela Bartok
William Basinski
Pierre Bastien
Anton Batagov
Mason Bates
Giorgio Battistelli
Carola Bauckholt
Arnold Bax
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Vincenzo Bellini
Xavier Benguerel
George Benjamin
Pascal Bentoiu
Alban Berg
Luciano Berio
Michael Berkeley
Hector Berlioz
Leonard Bernstein
Thomas Beveridge
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
Gilles Binchois
Hildegard von Bingen
Harrison Birtwistle
Georges Bizet
Boris Blacher
Arthur Bliss
Marc Blitzstein
Ernest Bloch
Karl-Birger Blomdahl
Harold Blumenfeld
Luigi Boccherini
William Bolcom
Minas Borboudakis
David Borden
Alexander Borodin
Lili Boulanger
Pierre Boulez
Martin Boykan
Joly Braga-Santos
Johannes Brahms
Glenn Branca
Henry Brant
Martin Bresnick
Havergal Brian
Benjamin Britten
Salvator Brotons
Earle Brown
Max Bruch
Rudolf Bruci
Anton Bruckner
Gavin Bryars
Harold Budd
John Burke
Ferruccio Busoni
Sylvano Bussotti
Dietrich Buxtehude
William Byrd
John Cage
Allison Cameron
Charles Camilleri
Edmund Campion
Cornelius Cardew
Giacomo Carissimi
Walter Carlos
Elliott Carter
Daniel Catan
Friedrich Cerha
Wendy Chambers
Philippe Chamouard
MarcAntoine Charpentier
Rhys Chatham
Ernest Chausson
Luigi Cherubini
Luciano Chessa
Fryderyk Chopin
John Chowning
Zvonimir Ciglic
Jan Cikker
Domenico Cimarosa
Muzio Clementi
Jay Cloidt
Gloria Coates
Tony Conrad
Aaron Copland
Frank Corcoran
Arcangelo Corelli
John Corigliano
Francois Couperin
Henry Cowell
Laurence Crane
Ruth Crawford
Noah Creshevsky
George Crumb
Alvin Curran
Sebastian Currier
Chaya Czernowin
Vincent d'Indy
Luigi DallaPiccola
Richard Danielpour
Michael Daugherty
Peter Maxwell Davies
Anthony Davis
Claude Debussy
Leo Delibes
Frederick Delius
Norman DelloJoio
Philippe DeMonte
Michael Denhoff
Cyprien DeRore
Josquin Despres
Dubravko Detoni
James Dillon
Lucia Dlugoszewsky
Tod Dockstader
Charles Dodge
Erno von Dohnanyi
Paul Dolden
Franco Donatoni
Gaetano Doninzetti
John Dowland
Paul Dresher
Guillaume Dufay
Hugues Dufourt
Paul Dukas
Tan Dun
John Dunstable
Marcel Durufle'
Henri Dutilleux
Antonin Dvorak
Paul Earls
Julius Eastman
Dennis Eberhard
Hamamizade Ismail Dede Efendi
Werner Egk
Richard Einhorn
Hans Eisler
Halim El-Dabh
Edward Elgar
Anders Eliasson
Bechara El-Khoury
JeanClaude Eloy
George Enescu
Brian Eno
Andrei Eshpai
Manuel de Falla
Gabriel Faure`
Morton Feldman
Brian Ferneyhough
Luc Ferrari
Beatriz Ferreyra
Zdenek Fibich
Vivian Fine
Irving Fine
Michael Finnissy
Nicolas Flagello
JeanLouis Florentz
Malcom Forsyth
Wolfgang Fortner
Lukas Foss
Cesar Franck
Jason Freeman
Girolamo Frescobaldi
Mamoru Fujieda
James Fulkerson
Ellen Fullman
Ashley Fure
Andrea Gabrieli
Giovanni Gabrieli
Niels Gade
Diamanda Galas
Nancy Galbraith
Francesco Geminiani
Michael Gendreau
Ada Gentile
Corneliu Dan Georgescu
Roberto Gerhard
George Gershwin
Carlo Gesualdo
Reed Ghazala
Giorgio Ghedini
Alberto Ginastera
Philip Glass
Alexander Glazunov
Eric Glick-Rieman
Reinhold Gliere
Michail Glinka
Christoph Gluck
Alexander Goehr
Karel Goeyvaerts
Elliot Goldenthal
Berthold Goldschmidt
Osvaldo Golijov
Nicolas Gombert
Daniel Goode
Michael Gordon
Henryk Gorecki
Ida Gotkovsky
Charles Gounod
Percy Grainger
Randy Greif
Alexander Gretchaninov
Edvar Grieg
Charles Griffes
Gerard Grisey
Heinz Gruber
Sofia Gubaidulina
Friedrich Gulda
Gabriella Gullin
Alois Haba
Daron Hagen
Ethan Haimo
Jacques Halevy
Haflidi Hallgrimsson
Georg Handel
Howard Hanson
John Harbison
Roy Harris
Lou Harrison
Stephen Hartke
Karl Hartmann
Jonathan Harvey
Jon Hassell
Franz Haydn
Jack Heggie
Mikko Heinio
Catherine-Christer Hennix
Pierre Henry
Hans Henze
Ake Hermanson
Jennifer Higdon
Anders Hillborg
Ferdinand Hiller
Lejaren Hiller
Paul Hindemith
Ryohei Hirose
Robin Holloway
Vagn Holmboe
Gustav Holst
Simeon Ten Holt
Arthur Honegger
Toshio Hosokawa
Alan Hovhaness
Egil Hovland
Herbert Howells
Karel Husa
Anthony Iannaccone
Jacques Ibert
Shinichiro Ikebe
Konstantin Iliev
Andrew Imbrie
Heinrich Isaac
Teiji Ito
Buhurizade Itri
Charles Ives
Leos Janacek
Clement Janequin
Zhu Jian-Er
Dennis Johnson
Ben Johnston
Andre` Jolivet
Niccolo Jommelli
Dan Joseph
Enriko Josif
Dmitry Kabalevsky
Mauricio Kagel
Jouni Kaipainen
Vasili Kalinnikov
Giya Kancheli
Raimo Kangro
Talivaldis Kenins
John Kennedy
Jay Kernis
Aram Khachaturian
Wojciech Kilar
Basil Kirchin
Uuno Klami
Milan Knizak
Olivier Knussen
Jesper Koch
Zoltan Kodaly
Nikola Kodjabashia
Herman Koppel
Nikolai Korndorf
Erich Korngold
Oldrich Korte
Cyrillus Kreek
Ernst Krenek
Meyer Kupferman
Erkki Kurenniemi
Gyorgy Kurtag
Bronius Kutavicius
Joan LaBarbara
Helmut Lachenmann
Laszlo Lajtha
Edouard Lalo
Bun-Ching Lam
Francesco Landino
Klaus Lang
David Lang
Rued Langgaard
Jean Langlais
Jaron Lanier
Paul Lansky
Orlando di Lasso
Elodie Lauten
Franz Lehar
Jon Leifs
Kamillo Lendvay
Daniel Lentz
Georges Lentz
Ruggiero Leoncavallo
Leonin
Desmond Leslie
Michael Levinas
Lowell Liebermann
Gyorgy Ligeti
Douglas Lilburn
Zhao Lin
Magnus Lindberg
Ferencz Liszt
Annea Lockwood
Alvin Lucier
Otto Luening
Giambattista Lulli/ Lully
Torbjorn Lundquist
Witold Lutoslawski
Borys Lyatoshinsky
Guillaume Machault
Tod Machover
Steven Mackey
James MacMillan
Bruno Maderna
Gustav Mahler
Gianfrancesco Malipiero
Philippe Manoury
Tigran Mansurian
Bruno Mantovani
Luca Marenzio
Ljubica Maric
Igor Markevitch
Wynton Marsalis
Ingram Marshall
Frank Martin
Donald Martino
Bohuslav Martinu
Tauno Marttinen
Miya Masaoka
Pietro Mascagni
David Maslanka
Benedict Mason
Jules Massenet
Todd Matshikiza
Siegfried Matthus
Mikhail Matyushin
Nicholas Maw
Richard Maxfield
Toshiro Mayuzumi
Missy Mazzoli
Michael McNabb
Nikolai Medtner
Felix Mendelssohn
Peter Mennin
Giancarlo Menotti
Claudio Merulo
Olivier Messiaen
John Metcalfe
Giacomo Meyerbeer
Nikolai Miaskovsky
Darius Milhaud
Alex Mincek
Ludwig Minkus
Miki Minoru
Edvard Mirzoyan
Vasilije Mokranjac
Stanislaw Moniuszko
Meredith Monk
Jacques-Louis Monod
Claudio Monteverdi
Douglas Moore
Cristobal de Morales
Robert Moran
Thomas Morley
Ennio Morricone
Charlie Morrow
Jean-Joseph Mouret
Wolfgang Mozart
Gordon Mumma
Tristan Murail
Modest Mussorgsky
Conlon Nancarrow
Pandit Pran Nath
Octavian Nemescu
Olga Neuwirth
Dao Nguyen-Thien
Phill Niblock
Carl Nielsen
Akira Nishimura
Hermann Nitsch
Luigi Nono
PehrHenrik Nordgren
Per Norgard
Ib Norholm
Vitezslav Novak
Emmanuel Nunes
Michael Nyman
Gosta Nystroem
Aleksandar Obradovic
Jacob Obrecht
Johannes Ockeghem
Jacques Offenbach
Maurice Ohana
Jocy Oliveira
Pauline Oliveros
Carl Orff
Leo Ornstein
Bob Ostertag
John Oswald
Hans Otte
Johann Pachelbel
Ignacy Paderewski
Nicolo` Paganini
Nam June Paik
Giovannni Paisiello
Giovanni Palestrina
Frano Parac
Paul Paray
Bernard Parmegiani
Arvo Part
Harry Partch
Maggi Payne
Krysztof Penderecki
Giovanni Pergolesi
Jacopo Peri
George Perle
Perotin
Goffredo Petrassi
Allan Pettersson
Tobias Picker
Walter Piston
Wolfgang Plagge
Dan Plonsey
Gavriil Popov
Francis Poulenc
Henri Pousseur
Zbigniew Preisner
Florence Price
Sergej Prokofev
Bronislaw Przyblski
Giacomo Puccini
Henry Purcell
Folke Rabe
Sergej Rachmaninov
Eliane Radigue
Horatiu Radulescu
Joachim Raff
JeanPhilippe Rameau
Ariel Ramirez
Primoz Ramovs
Einojuhani Rautavaara
Maurice Ravel
Max Reger
Steve Reich
Aribert Reimann
Roger Reynolds
Wolfgang Rihm
Knudage Riisager
Terry Riley
Nikolaj Rimsky-Korsakov
Jean-Claude Risset
George Rochberg
Joaquin Rodrigo
Fausto Romitelli
Ned Rorem
Jon Rose
Hilding Rosenberg
David Rosenbloom
David Rosenboom
Gioacchino Rossini
Christopher Rouse
Mikel Rouse
Nicolas Roussakis
Albert Roussel
Edmund Rubbra
Poul Ruders
Huang Ruo
John Rutter
Carl Rutti
Frederic Rzewski
Kaija Saariaho
Peter Sacco
Harald Saeverud
Camille Saint-Saens
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Sven Sandstrom
Jan Sandstrom
Heikki Sarmanto
Erik Satie
Somei Satoh
Henri Sauguet
Ahmet Adnan Saygun
Alessandro Scarlatti
Domenico Scarlatti
Giacinto Scelsi
Pierre Schaeffer
Murray Schafer
Xaver Scharwenka
Samuel Scheidt
Lalo Schifrin
Franz Schmidt
Artur Schnabel
Dieter Schnebel
Maria Schneider
Alfred Schnittke
Arnold Schoenberg
Paul Schoenfield
Franz Schubert
Heinrich Schuetz
Ervin Schulhoff
Gunther Schuller
Klaus Schulze
William Schuman
Robert Schumann
Kurt Schwitter
Salvatore Sciarrino
Raymond Scott
Alexander Scriabin
Peter Sculthorpe
Anatolijus Senderovas
Roger Sessions
Mordechai Seter
Harold Shapero
Caroline Shaw
Rodion Shchedrin
Alexander Shchetynsky
Robert "Blue Gene Tyranny" Sheff
Bright Sheng
Dmitrij Shostakovich
Jan Sibelius
Valentin Silvestrov
Robert Simpson
Urmas Sisask
Nikos Skalkottas
Yngve Skold
Denis Smalley
Boris Smetana
Linda Catlin Smith
Dame Ethyl Smyth
Jozsef Soproni
Kaikhosru Sorabji
Ann Southam
Rick Sowash
Laurie Spiegel
Gaspare Spontini
Yevhen Stankovich
Robert Starer
Karlheinz Stockhausen
Josip Stolcer-Slavenski
Carl Stone
Nathaniel Stookeys
Alessandro Stradella
Richard Strauss
Johann Strauss
Igor Stravinskij
Morton Subotnick
Stjepan Sulek
Arthur Sullivan
Lepo Sumera
Johan Svendsen
Jan Sweelinck
Karol Szymanowski
Toru Takemitsu
Josef Tal
Thomas Tallis
Sergei Taneyev
Giuseppe Tartini
John Tavener
John Taverner
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Alexander Tcherepnin
Ivan Tcherepnin
Richard Teitelbaum
Georg Telemann
James Tenney
Avet Terterian
Daniel Teruggi
Mikis Theodorakis
Augusta-Read Thomas
Virgil Thomson
Michael Tippett
Boris Tishchenko
Haukur Tomasson
Tiet Ton-That
Giuseppe Torelli
Michael Torke
Veljo Tormis
David Del Tredici
Manfred Trojahn
Dan Trueman
George Tsontakis
Eduard Tubin
David Tudor
Hans Tutschku
Erkki-Sven Tuur
Geirr Tveitt
Chinary Ung
Vladimir Ussachevsky
Galina Ustvolskaya
Moisei Vainberg
Cesare Valentini
Edgar Varese
Peteris Vasks
Orazio Vecchi
Jakob Ter Veldhuis
Philippe Verdelot
Giuseppe Verdi
Sandor Veress
Matthijs Vermeulen
Lodovico Viadana
Tomas Victoria
Hector Villa-Lobos
Ezequiel Vinao
Antonio Vivaldi
Pancho Vladigerov
John-Francis Wade
Richard Wagner
William Walton
Ge Wang
Carl-Maria von Weber
Carl Weber
Anton Webern
Kurt Weill
Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Egon Wellesz
Guo Wenjing
Felix Werder
Gillian Whitehead
Charles Widor
Henryk Wieniawski
Adrian Willaert
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Patrick Williams
Trevor Wishart
Erling Wold
Hugo Wolf
Julia Wolfe
Christian Wolff
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Stefan Wolpe
John Woolrich
Charles Wuorinen
Arnold Van Wyk
Ivan Wyschnegradsky
Iannis Xenakis
James Yannatos
Akio Yashiro
Takashi Yoshimatsu
LaMonte Young
Sebastian Yradier
Eugene Ysaye
Isang Yun
Christian Zanesi
Frank Zappa
Jan Dismas Zelenka
Alexander von Zemlinsky
Berndt Zimmermann
Udo Zimmermann
John Zorn
Ellen Zwilich
See also:
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  • Discography of classical music
  • The Essentials
  • Greatest symphonies
  • Greatest piano sonatas
  • Greatest piano concertos
  • Greatest concertos except piano
  • Greatest operas
  • Greatest ballets
  • History of classical music
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