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Johann Sebastian Bach *6

German Baroque Composer (1685 – 28 July 1750)

Brandenburg Concertos (1-6)
The Well Tempered Clavier
Toccata and Fugue
Goldberg Variations
School for Scandal
Adagio for Strings

2

Ludwig Van Beethoven *8

German (1770-1827) A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic

Eroica Symphony #3
Pastoral Sympothy #6
Choral Symphony #9 (Ode to Joy)
Egmont Overture
Fidelio (His Only Opera)
Moonlight Sonata
"Emperor" Piano Concerto
Fur Elise

3

Hector Berlioz *3

French (December 1803 – 8 March 1869)
Romantic composer,

Symphonie Fantastique
Damnation of Faust
Les Troyens (Opera)

4

George Bizet *2

French (1838 – 3 June 1875)

Carmen (Opera, set in Seville)
L'Arlesienne

Romantic Era

5

Alexandr Borodin *1

Russian Russian Romantic composer, doctor and chemist. (1883-1887)

Prince Igor (Opera)

6

Johannes Brahms *2

German (1833 – 3 April 1897))

Hungarian Dances
Lullaby

7

Benjamin Britten *1

British

Billy Budd (Opera)

22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist. He was a central figure of 20th-century British classical music

8

Alexis Chabrier *1

French Romantic

Espana

9

Frederic Chopin *1

Polish Romantic

Numerous Scherzo, Etudes, and Mazurkas
who wrote primarily for the solo piano
Child Prodigy
Lover of George Sand (French Authoress)

10

Aaron Copeland *4

American (1900-1990)

Appalachian Spring
Fanfare for the Common Man
Billy the Kid (Opera)
Music for a Great City

11

Claude Debussy *3

French

Clair De Lune
La Mer
Prelude, Afternoon of a Faun

12

Gaetano Donizetti *1

Italian

Lucia Di Lammermoor (Opera)

13

Antonin Dvorak *2

Czech - the "Bohemian" Composer

Humoresque
The New World Symphony

14

Edward Elgar *2

English

Pomp and Circumstance
Enigma Variations

15

George Gershwin* 3

American

Rhapsody in Blue
Porgy and Bess (Opera)
And American in Paris

16

Edvard Grieg *2

Norwegian

Peer Gynt
Piano Concerto in A Minor

17

Charles Gounod *1

French

Faust (Opera)

18

George Friedrich Handel *3

German Oratorio Composer, Lived at Times in England

Messiah
Water Music
Music for Royal Fireworks

19

Joseph Franz Haydn *4

Austrian (Nickname "papa" or "father of the symphony")

The Creation
Surprise Symphony #94
Military Symphony #100
The Clock Symphony #101

20

Victor Herbert *1

Irish-American

Babes in Toyland (Opera)

21

Gustav Holst *1

English

The Planets

22

Engelbert Humperdink *1

German

Hansel and Gretel

23

Aram Khachaturian *1

Soviet-American

Sabre Dance

24

Ruggiero Leoncavallo *1

Italian

I Pagliacci (Opera)

25

Franz Liszt *1

Hungarian

Hungarian Rhapsody

26

Jules Massenet *1

French

Thais

27

Felix Mendelssohn *3

German, Lived for a Time in Scotland

A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture
Violin Concerto in E Minor
Hebrides Overture

28

Gian Carlo Menotti *1

20th Century Italian

Amahl and the Night Visitors (Opera)

29

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart *8

Austrian - Wife Constanze Weber

The Magic Flute (Opera)
Symphony #40 in G Minor
Jupiter Symphony #41
Elvira Madigan
The Marriage of Figaro (Opera)
Cosi Fan Tutte (Opera)
Don Giovanni (Opera)
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A little night music)

30

Modest Mussorgsky *3

Russian

Night on Bare (Bald) Mountain
PIctures at an Exhibition
Boris Godunov (Opera)