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Composer of _"The Clock" Symphony #101_

Franz Joseph Haydn

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Composer of _Water Music_

George Friedrich Handel

3

Composer of _Billy Budd_ (Opera)

Benjamin Britten (British)

4

German Composer - lived for a time in Scotland

Felix Mendelssohn

5

Composer of _Hungarian Dances_

Johannes Brahms (German)

6

Composer of _The Magic Flute_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

7

Composer of _Lucia di Lammermoor_ (Opera)

Gaetano Donizetti (Italian)

8

Composer of _Rigoletto_ (Opera)

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

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Composer of _Die Fledermaus_ "The Bat"

Johann Strauss II (Austrian)

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Composer of _Prince Igor_ (Opera)

Alexander Borodin (Russian)

11

Composer of _The Creation_

Franz Joseph Haydn

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Composer of _Symphony #6 (Pathetique)_

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

13

Composer of _The Flying Dutchman_

Richard Wagner (German)

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Composer of _Symphony #40 in G Minor_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

15

Piano Concerto used in the movie _Shine_

Rachmaninov's _Piano Concerto #3_

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Composer of _Don Giovanni_ (Opera)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

17

Stravinsky symphony that caused a riot at its premier

_Rite of Spring_

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Composer of _La Boheme_ (Opera)

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

19

Composer of _Orpheus in the Underworld_

Jacques Offenbach (German)

20

Composer of _A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture_

Felix Mendelssohn (German)

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Composer of _Don Quixote_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

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Composer of _Romeo and Juliet_ (Opera) - Not Tchaikovsky's

Sergei Prokofiev (Russian)

23

Composer buried at Westminster Abby

George Friedrich Handel

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Composer of _Music for Royal Fireworks_

George Friedrich Handel

25

Theme to _2001: A Space Odyssey_

Richard Strauss' _Thus Spake Zarathustra_

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Composer of _Tannhauser_ (Opera)

Richard Wagner (German)

27

Composer of _The Great Symphony_

Franz Schubert (Austrian Lieder composer)

28

Composer of _The Grand Canyon Suite_

Ferd Grofe (American)

29

Composer of _The New World Symphony_

Antonin Dvorak (Czech)

30

Composer of _Violin Concerto in E Minor_

Felix Mendelssohn (German)

31

Composer of _The Pines of Rome_

Ottorino Respighi (Italian)

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Composer of _Egmont Overture_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

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Composer of _Carmina Burana_

Carl Orff (German)

34

Composer of _William Tell Overture_

Gioacchino Rossini (Italian)

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Composer of _The Bartered Bride_ (Opera)

Bedrich Smetana (Czech)

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Composer of _Tosca_ (Opera)

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

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Composer of _Hungarian Rhapsody_

Franz Liszt (Hungarian)

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Composer of _Porgy and Bess_ (Opera)

George Gershwin (American)

39

He loved author George Sand

Frederic Chopin

40

Composer of _Adagio for Strings_

Samuel Barber (American)

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Composer of _Turandot_ (Unfinished Opera)

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

42

Composer of _Pastoral Symphony #6_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

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Composer of _Swan Lake_ (ballet)

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

44

Composer of _Boris Godunov_ (Opera)

Modest Mussorgsky (Russian)

45

Composer of _Rhapsody in Blue_

George Gershwin (American)

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Composer of _Eine Kleine Nachtmusik_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

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Composer of _Clair de Lune_

Claude Debussy (French)

48

Composer of _Firebird_

Igor Stravinsky (Russian)

49

Composer of _Mother Goose Suite_

Maurice Ravel (French)

50

Composer of _Pictures at an Exhibition_

Modest Mussorgsky (Russian)

51

Composer of _1812 Overture_

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

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Composer of _The Planets_

Gustav Holst (English)

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Composer of _"The Trout"_ for string quintet

Franz Schubert (Austrian Lieder composer)

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German Oratorio composer - lived at times in England

George Friedrich Handel

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12 tone music inovator

Arnold Schoenberg

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Composer of _Cosi Fan Tutti_ (Opera)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

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Composer of _Poet and Peasant Overture_

Franz von Suppe (Austrian)

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Composer of _The Four Seasons_

Antonio Vivaldi (Italian)

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Composer of _The Marriage of Figaro_ (Opera)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

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Composer of _Parsifal_ (Opera)

Richard Wagner (German)

61

Composer of _"Emperor" Piano Concerto #5_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

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Composer of _The Unfinished Symphony_

Franz Schubert (Austrian Lieder composer)

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Composer of _Salome_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

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Composer of _"Military" Symphony #100_

Franz Joseph Haydn

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Composer of _Le Mer_

Claude Debussy (French)

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Composer of _Canon_

Johann Pachelbel (German)

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Composer of _Peer Gynt_

Edvard Grieg (Norwegian)

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Composer of _Night on Bare (Bald) Mountain_

Modest Mussorgsky (Russian)

69

Composer of _Babes in Toyland_ (Opera)

Victor Herbert (Irish-American)

70

Composer of _Tales from the Vienna Woods_

Johann Strauss II (Austrian)

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Composer of _Hansel and Gretel_

Ingelbert Humperdink (German)

72

Composer of _La Traviata_ (Opera)

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

73

Composer of _Ancient Airs and Dances_

Ottorino Respighi (Italian)

74

Composer of _The Barber of Seville_

Gioacchino Rossini (Italian)

75

Composer of _Hebrides Overture_

Felix Mendelssohn (German)

76

Composer and antagonist to Mozart

Antonio Salieri

77

Composer of _An American in Paris_

George Gershwin (American)

78

Composer of _Flight of the Bumble Bee_

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian)

79

Composer of _The Carnival of Animals_

Camille St. Saens (French)

80

Composer of Numerous scherzos etudes and mazurkas

Frederic Chopin (Polish)

81

Composer of _Brandenburg Concertos 1-6_

Johann Sebastian Bach (German baroque composer)

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Composer of _Fidelio_ (His only opera)

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

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Composer of _Thus Spake Zarathustra_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

84

Composer of _Moonlight Sonata_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

85

Composer of _Lohengrin_ (Opera)

Richard Wagner (German)

86

Composer of _Symphonie Fantastique_

Hector Berlioz (French)

87

Composer of _Messiah_

George Friedrich Handel

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Composer of _Tristan and Isolde_ (Opera)

Richard Wagner (German)

89

Composer of _Bolero_

Maurice Ravel (French)

90

Composer of _Damnation of Faust_

Hector Berlioz (French)

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Composer of _Peter and the Wolf_

Sergei Prokofiev (Russian)

92

Composer of _The Nutcracker_ (ballet)

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

93

Composer of _Madam Butterfly_ (Opera)

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

94

Composer of _Il Trovatore_ (Opera)

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

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Composer of _Piano Concerto #2_

Sergei Rachmaninov (Russian)

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Composer of _Humoresque_

Antonin Dvorak (Czech)

97

Composer of _Enigma Variations_

Edward Elgar (English)

98

Composer of _I Pagliacci_ (Opera)

Leoncavallo Ruggiero (Italian)

99

Composer of _Lullaby_

Johannes Brahms (German)

100

Composer of _Thais_

Jules Massenet (French)

101

Composer of _Eugene Onegin_ (Opera)

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

102

Composer of _The Anvil Chorus_

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

103

Composer of _Sabre Dance_

Aram Khachaturian (Soviet-American)

104

Composer of _The Blue Danube Waltz_

Johann Strauss II (Austrian)

105

Composer of _Stars and Stripes Forever_

John Philip Sousa (American)

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Composer of _Petrushka_ (Puppet ballet)

Igor Stravinsky (Russian)

107

Composer of _Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini_

Sergei Rachmaninov (Russian)

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Composer of _Espana_

Alexis Chabrier (French)

109

Composer of _Carmen_ (Opera set in Seville)

Georges Bizet (French)

110

Composer of _Piano Concerto in A Minor_

Edvard Grieg (Norwegian)

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Composer of _Symphony #3 - The Organ_

Camille St. Saens (French)

112

Dvorak symphony that got its name because it premiered in New York

_The New World Symphony_

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Composer of _Music for a Great City_

Aaron Copeland (American)

114

Composer of _Dance Macabre_

Camille St. Saens (French)

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Composer of _Piano Concerto #3_

Sergei Rachmaninov (Russian)

116

Composer of _Eroica Symphony #3_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

117

Composer of _School for Scandal_

Samuel Barber (American)

118

Composer of _Fanfare for the Common Man_

Aaron Copeland (American)

119

Composer of _The Ring of the Nibelungen_

Richard Wagner (German)

120

Composer of _Billy the Kid_ (Opera)

Aaron Copeland (American)

121

Composer of _Tales of Hoffman_

Jacques Offenbach (German)

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Composer of _Amahl and the Night Visitors_ (Opera)

Carlo Menotti (20th century Italian)

123

Composer of _Gymnopedie_

Erik Satie (French)

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Composer of _Jupiter Symphony #41_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

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Composer of _The Threepenny Opera_

Kurt Weill (German)

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Composer of _Aida_ (Opera)

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

127

Composer of _Don Juan_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

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Composer of _Fur Elise_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

129

Composer of _Scheherazade_

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian)

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Composer of _Rite of Spring_

Igor Stravinsky (Russian)

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Composer of _Ma Vlast_ (My Country)

Bedrich Smetana (Czech)

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Composer of _Faust_ (Opera)

Charles Gounod (French)

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"The Waltz King" composer

Johann Strauss II

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Composer of _Romeo and Juliet_ - Not Prokofiev's

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

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Composer of _Appalachian Spring_

Aaron Copeland (American)

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Composer of _Les Troyens_ (Opera)

Hector Berlioz (French)

137

Composer of _Toccata and Fugue_

Johann Sebastian Bach (German baroque composer)

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Composer of _Finlandia_

Jean Sibelius (Finnish)

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Composer of _"Surprise" Symphony #94_

Franz Joseph Haydn

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Composer of _Choral Symphony #9 (Ode to Joy)_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

141

Composer of _Prelude Afternoon of a Faun_

Claude Debussy (French)

142

Composer of _The Well Tempered Clavier_

Johann Sebastian Bach (German baroque composer)

143

Composer of _Ave Maria_

Franz Schubert (Austrian Lieder composer)

144

Composer of _L'Arlesienne_

Georges Bizet (French)

145

Composer of _Pomp and Circumstance_

Edward Elgar (English)

146

Composer of _Der Rosenkavalier_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

147

Composer of _Ride of the Valkyries_

Richard Wagner (German)

148

Composer of _Elvira Madigan_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

149

Composer of _Goldberg Variations_

Johann Sebastian Bach (German baroque composer)