Composers Flashcards Preview

Stuff to Know > Composers > Flashcards

Flashcards in Composers Deck (149):
1

German Oratorio composer - lived at times in England

George Friedrich Handel

2

Composer of _The Planets_

Gustav Holst (English)

3

Composer of _Babes in Toyland_ (Opera)

Victor Herbert (Irish-American)

4

Composer of _"The Clock" Symphony #101_

Franz Joseph Haydn

5

Composer of _"Military" Symphony #100_

Franz Joseph Haydn

6

Composer of _"Surprise" Symphony #94_

Franz Joseph Haydn

7

Composer of _The Creation_

Franz Joseph Haydn

8

Composer of _Rhapsody in Blue_

George Gershwin (American)

9

Composer of _Water Music_

George Friedrich Handel

10

Composer of _I Pagliacci_ (Opera)

Leoncavallo Ruggiero (Italian)

11

Composer of _Messiah_

George Friedrich Handel

12

Composer of _Faust_ (Opera)

Charles Gounod (French)

13

Composer of _The Grand Canyon Suite_

Ferd Grofe (American)

14

Composer of _Piano Concerto in A Minor_

Edvard Grieg (Norwegian)

15

Composer of _Peer Gynt_

Edvard Grieg (Norwegian)

16

Composer of _An American in Paris_

George Gershwin (American)

17

Composer of _Brandenburg Concertos 1-6_

Johann Sebastian Bach (German baroque composer)

18

Composer of _Music for Royal Fireworks_

George Friedrich Handel

19

Composer of _Amahl and the Night Visitors_ (Opera)

Carlo Menotti (20th century Italian)

20

Composer of _Night on Bare (Bald) Mountain_

Modest Mussorgsky (Russian)

21

Composer of _Eine Kleine Nachtmusik_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

22

Composer of _Don Giovanni_ (Opera)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

23

Composer of _Cosi Fan Tutti_ (Opera)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

24

Composer of _The Marriage of Figaro_ (Opera)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

25

Composer of _Elvira Madigan_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

26

Composer of _Jupiter Symphony #41_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

27

Composer of _Hansel and Gretel_

Ingelbert Humperdink (German)

28

Composer of _The Magic Flute_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

29

Composer of _Sabre Dance_

Aram Khachaturian (Soviet-American)

30

Composer of _Hebrides Overture_

Felix Mendelssohn (German)

31

Composer of _Violin Concerto in E Minor_

Felix Mendelssohn (German)

32

German Composer - lived for a time in Scotland

Felix Mendelssohn

33

Composer of _A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture_

Felix Mendelssohn (German)

34

Composer of _Thais_

Jules Massenet (French)

35

Composer of _Hungarian Rhapsody_

Franz Liszt (Hungarian)

36

Composer of _Enigma Variations_

Edward Elgar (English)

37

Composer of _Symphony #40 in G Minor_

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian)

38

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

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

39

Composer of _Les Troyens_ (Opera)

Hector Berlioz (French)

40

Composer of _Damnation of Faust_

Hector Berlioz (French)

41

Composer of _Symphonie Fantastique_

Hector Berlioz (French)

42

Composer of _Fur Elise_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

43

Composer of _"Emperor" Piano Concerto #5_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

44

Composer of _Moonlight Sonata_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

45

Composer of _Porgy and Bess_ (Opera)

George Gershwin (American)

46

Composer of _Egmont Overture_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

47

Composer of _Prince Igor_ (Opera)

Alexander Borodin (Russian)

48

Composer of _Pastoral Symphony #6_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

49

Composer of _Eroica Symphony #3_

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

50

Composer of _Adagio for Strings_

Samuel Barber (American)

51

Composer of _School for Scandal_

Samuel Barber (American)

52

Composer of _Goldberg Variations_

Johann Sebastian Bach (German baroque composer)

53

Composer of _Toccata and Fugue_

Johann Sebastian Bach (German baroque composer)

54

Composer of _The Well Tempered Clavier_

Johann Sebastian Bach (German baroque composer)

55

Composer of _Fidelio_ (His only opera)

Ludwig von Beethoven (German)

56

Composer of _Fanfare for the Common Man_

Aaron Copeland (American)

57

Composer of _Pomp and Circumstance_

Edward Elgar (English)

58

Composer of _Humoresque_

Antonin Dvorak (Czech)

59

Composer of _The New World Symphony_

Antonin Dvorak (Czech)

60

Composer of _Lucia di Lammermoor_ (Opera)

Gaetano Donizetti (Italian)

61

Composer of _Prelude Afternoon of a Faun_

Claude Debussy (French)

62

Composer of _Le Mer_

Claude Debussy (French)

63

Composer of _Clair de Lune_

Claude Debussy (French)

64

Composer of _Carmen_ (Opera set in Seville)

Georges Bizet (French)

65

Composer of _Billy the Kid_ (Opera)

Aaron Copeland (American)

66

Composer of _L'Arlesienne_

Georges Bizet (French)

67

Composer of _Appalachian Spring_

Aaron Copeland (American)

68

Composer of Numerous scherzos etudes and mazurkas

Frederic Chopin (Polish)

69

Composer of _Espana_

Alexis Chabrier (French)

70

Composer of _Billy Budd_ (Opera)

Benjamin Britten (British)

71

Composer of _Lullaby_

Johannes Brahms (German)

72

Composer of _Hungarian Dances_

Johannes Brahms (German)

73

Composer of _Carmina Burana_

Carl Orff (German)

74

Composer of _Music for a Great City_

Aaron Copeland (American)

75

Composer of _Rite of Spring_

Igor Stravinsky (Russian)

76

Composer of _Eugene Onegin_ (Opera)

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

77

Composer of _Symphony #6 (Pathetique)_

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

78

Composer of _Romeo and Juliet_ - Not Prokofiev's

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

79

Composer of _1812 Overture_

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

80

Composer of _Swan Lake_ (ballet)

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

81

Composer of _The Nutcracker_ (ballet)

Peter Tchaikovsky (Russian)

82

Composer of _Pictures at an Exhibition_

Modest Mussorgsky (Russian)

83

Composer of _Petrushka_ (Puppet ballet)

Igor Stravinsky (Russian)

84

Composer of _Rigoletto_ (Opera)

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

85

Composer of _Firebird_

Igor Stravinsky (Russian)

86

Composer of _Salome_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

87

Composer of _Der Rosenkavalier_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

88

Composer of _Don Quixote_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

89

Theme to _2001: A Space Odyssey_

Richard Strauss' _Thus Spake Zarathustra_

90

Composer of _Thus Spake Zarathustra_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

91

Composer of _Don Juan_ (Opera)

Richard Strauss (Austrian)

92

Composer of _Poet and Peasant Overture_

Franz von Suppe (Austrian)

93

Composer of _Lohengrin_ (Opera)

Richard Wagner (German)

94

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

_The New World Symphony_

95

Composer buried at Westminster Abby

George Friedrich Handel

96

12 tone music inovator

Arnold Schoenberg

97

He loved author George Sand

Frederic Chopin

98

Composer and antagonist to Mozart

Antonio Salieri

99

Composer of _The Threepenny Opera_

Kurt Weill (German)

100

Composer of _Ride of the Valkyries_

Richard Wagner (German)

101

Composer of _Aida_ (Opera)

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

102

Composer of _The Ring of the Nibelungen_

Richard Wagner (German)

103

Composer of _La Traviata_ (Opera)

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

104

Composer of _Tristan and Isolde_ (Opera)

Richard Wagner (German)

105

Composer of _Parsifal_ (Opera)

Richard Wagner (German)

106

Composer of _Tannhauser_ (Opera)

Richard Wagner (German)

107

Composer of _The Four Seasons_

Antonio Vivaldi (Italian)

108

Composer of _The Anvil Chorus_

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

109

Composer of _Il Trovatore_ (Opera)

Giuseppe Verdi (Italian)

110

"The Waltz King" composer

Johann Strauss II

111

Composer of _The Flying Dutchman_

Richard Wagner (German)

112

Composer of _Tosca_ (Opera)

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

113

Composer of _Tales from the Vienna Woods_

Johann Strauss II (Austrian)

114

Composer of _Mother Goose Suite_

Maurice Ravel (French)

115

Composer of _Bolero_

Maurice Ravel (French)

116

Piano Concerto used in the movie _Shine_

Rachmaninov's _Piano Concerto #3_

117

Composer of _Piano Concerto #3_

Sergei Rachmaninov (Russian)

118

Composer of _Piano Concerto #2_

Sergei Rachmaninov (Russian)

119

Composer of _Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini_

Sergei Rachmaninov (Russian)

120

Composer of _Ancient Airs and Dances_

Ottorino Respighi (Italian)

121

Composer of _La Boheme_ (Opera)

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

122

Composer of _Flight of the Bumble Bee_

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian)

123

Composer of _Madam Butterfly_ (Opera)

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

124

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

Sergei Prokofiev (Russian)

125

Composer of _Peter and the Wolf_

Sergei Prokofiev (Russian)

126

Composer of _Canon_

Johann Pachelbel (German)

127

Composer of _Orpheus in the Underworld_

Jacques Offenbach (German)

128

Composer of _Tales of Hoffman_

Jacques Offenbach (German)

129

Stravinsky symphony that caused a riot at its premier

_Rite of Spring_

130

Composer of _Turandot_ (Unfinished Opera)

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

131

Composer of _Ave Maria_

Franz Schubert (Austrian Lieder composer)

132

Composer of _Boris Godunov_ (Opera)

Modest Mussorgsky (Russian)

133

Composer of _Die Fledermaus_ "The Bat"

Johann Strauss II (Austrian)

134

Composer of _Stars and Stripes Forever_

John Philip Sousa (American)

135

Composer of _Ma Vlast_ (My Country)

Bedrich Smetana (Czech)

136

Composer of _The Bartered Bride_ (Opera)

Bedrich Smetana (Czech)

137

Composer of _Finlandia_

Jean Sibelius (Finnish)

138

Composer of _The Unfinished Symphony_

Franz Schubert (Austrian Lieder composer)

139

Composer of _The Pines of Rome_

Ottorino Respighi (Italian)

140

Composer of _"The Trout"_ for string quintet

Franz Schubert (Austrian Lieder composer)

141

Composer of _The Blue Danube Waltz_

Johann Strauss II (Austrian)

142

Composer of _Gymnopedie_

Erik Satie (French)

143

Composer of _Symphony #3 - The Organ_

Camille St. Saens (French)

144

Composer of _The Carnival of Animals_

Camille St. Saens (French)

145

Composer of _Dance Macabre_

Camille St. Saens (French)

146

Composer of _The Barber of Seville_

Gioacchino Rossini (Italian)

147

Composer of _William Tell Overture_

Gioacchino Rossini (Italian)

148

Composer of _Scheherazade_

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian)

149

Composer of _The Great Symphony_

Franz Schubert (Austrian Lieder composer)