New work for sheng and ensemble
Composer, conductor, and creative thinker - John Adams occupies a unique position in the world of music.
The Chairman Dances
Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist of the Baroque period. He enriched many established German styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and...
Orchestral Suite No. 3
Samuel Osborne Barber II (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music.
Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century; he and Liszt are regarded as Hungary's greatest...
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
Hector Berlioz (11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts.
Richard Birchall read Music at Cambridge University (studying composition with Giles Swayne) and studied as a postgraduate cellist at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London under Louise Hopkins. He later completed studies in Film Music...
The Wind in the Willows
Georges Bizet (25 October 1838 – 3 June 1875), formally Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer, mainly of operas. In a career cut short by his early death, he achieved few successes before his final work, Carmen...
Carmen, Suite (excerpts)
Samuel Bordoli became the first composer to create site-specific compositions for the Monument and Tower Bridge when his Live Music Sculptures were featured in the 2012 City of London Festival. His work for St Paul’s Cathedral, Live Music Sculpture...
The Great Silence (no orchestra)
Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist.
Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM CH was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He was one of the central figures of twentieth-century British classical music, and wrote music in several classical genres and styles, from...
The Young Person&39;s Guide to the Orchestra
Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (6 January 1838 – 2 October 1920), also known as Max Karl August Bruch, was a German Romantic composer and conductor who wrote over 200 works, including three violin concertos, the first of which has become a staple...
Anton Bruckner (4 September 1824 – 11 October 1896) was an Austrian composer known for his symphonies, masses, and motets. The first are considered emblematic of the final stage of Austro-German Romanticism because of their rich harmonic language...
Symphony No. 6
Achille-Claude Debussy (22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, though he himself intensely disliked the term when applied...
Danses Sacrées et Profanes
Clair de Lune
ESA (In cauda V)
Paul Abraham Dukas (1 October 1865 – 17 May 1935) was a French composer, critic, scholar and teacher. A studious man, of retiring personality, he was intensely self-critical, and he abandoned and destroyed many of his compositions. His best...
Antonín Leopold Dvořák (September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer. Following the nationalist example of Bedřich Smetana, Dvořák frequently employed features of the folk musics of Moravia and his native Bohemia...
Slavonic Dances, Op.72
Slavonic Dances, Op.46
Sir Edward William Elgar (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934), 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral...
Introduction and Allegro
Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf
The Spirit of England
Péter Eötvös (born January 2, 1944) is a Hungarian composer and conductor.
Gerald Raphael Finzi (14 July 1901 – 27 September 1956) was a British composer. Finzi is best known as a song-writer, but also wrote in other genres. Large-scale compositions by Finzi include the cantata Dies natalis for solo voice and string...
A Severn Rhapsody
Concerto for flute and ensemble
George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue and...
Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (10 August 1865 – 21 March 1936) was a Russian composer of the late Russian Romantic period, music teacher and conductor. He served as director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory between...
Autumn' from The Seasons
Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1 1804 – February 15 1857), was the first Russian composer to gain wide recognition within his own country, and is often regarded as the father of Russian classical music.
Edvard Hagerup Grieg (15 June 1843 – 4 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist.
Franz Joseph Haydn (31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809), known as Joseph Haydn, was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent of the Classical period. He is often called the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father...
Symphony No. 12
Symphony No. 64
Gustav Theodore Holst (21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, famous for his orchestral suite The Planets.
John Ireland may refer to:
These things shall be
Karl Jenkins is one of the most performed living composers in the world. Educated at Gowerton Grammar School, Cardiff University and the Royal Academy of Music, London, The Armed Man: A Mass For Peacealone has been performed nearly 1000...
For the Fallen
The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
Zoltán Kodály (16 December 1882 – 6 March 1967) was a Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, pedagogue, linguist, and philosopher. He is best known internationally as the creator of the Kodály...
Hamish MacCunn (22 March 1868 – 2 August 1916) was a Scottish romantic composer, conductor and teacher. His opera Diarmid (libretto by the Marquis of Lome) was produced at Covent Garden on...
James MacMillan is one of today’s most successful living composers and is also internationally active as a conductor. His musical language is flooded with influences from his Scottish heritage, Catholic faith, social conscience and close connection...
Percussion Concerto No. 2
Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was a late-Romantic Austrian composer and one of the leading conductors of his generation. A Jew, he was born in the village of Kalischt, Bohemia, in what was then the Austrian Empire, now Kaliště...
Symphony No. 10, Adagio
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (Italian: [ˈpjɛːtro anˈtɔːnjo ˈsteːfano masˈkaɲɲi]; 7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria rusticana...
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847) - generally known in English-speaking countries as Felix Mendelssohn - was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptismal name Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.
Horn Concerto No. 4, K495
Piano Concerto No. 17, K453
Piano Concerto No. 23, K488
Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Baronet (27 February 1848 – 7 October 1918) was an English composer, teacher and historian of music.
Invocation to Music
Symphony No. 5
Arvo Pärt (born 11 September 1935) is an Estonian classical composer and a composer of sacred music. Since the late 1970s, Pärt has worked in a minimalist style that employs his self-invented compositional technique, tintinnabuli. His...
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (23 April 1891 – 5 March 1953) was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor who mastered numerous musical genres and is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. His best-known works are the...
Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov (1 April 1873 – 28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninov is widely considered one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last great representatives...
Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer known especially for his melodies, orchestral and instrumental textures and effects. Along with Claude Debussy, he was one of the most prominent figures associated...
Ottorino Respighi (9 July 1879 – 18 April 1936) was an Italian composer, musicologist and conductor.
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (18 March 1844 – 21 June 1908) was a Russian composer, and a member of the group of composers known as The Five.
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and piano pieces.
Overture, William Tell
Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns was a French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist of the Romantic era. He is known especially for The Carnival of the Animals, Danse macabre, Samson and Delilah (Opera), Piano Concerto No. 2, Cello Concerto...
Fantaisie for Violin and Harp
Esa-Pekka Salonen, born June 30, 1958 in Helsinki, is a Finnish orchestral conductor and composer.
Arnold Schoenberg (13 September 1874 – 13 July 1951) was an Austrian composer and painter, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. He used the standard German spelling Schönberg...
Accompaniment to an Imaginary Film Scene
Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer.
Symphony No. 3
Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (25 September 1906 – 9 August 1975) was a Soviet Russian composer and pianist and a prominent figure of 20th-century music.
Piano Concerto No. 2
Symphony No. 10
Symphony No. 7, Leningrad
Jean Sibelius (8 December 1865 – 20 September 1957) was a Finnish composer of the late Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity.
Humoresque No. 2
Humoresque No. 5
Serenade No. 2
Symphony No. 1
Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (7 June 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian, and later French and American composer, pianist and conductor. He is widely considered to be one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century.
Symphony in Three Movements
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (7 May 1840 – 6 November 1893), anglicised as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, was a Russian composer whose works included symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, chamber music, and a choral setting of The Russian Orthodox...
Symphony No. 6, Pathétique
Jukka Tiensuu (born 30 August 1948 in Helsinki) is a Finnish contemporary classical composer, harpsichordist, pianist and conductor.
Hehkuu for sheng and ensemble
Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958), OM, was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music and film scores.
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Toward the Unknown Region
Norfolk Rhapsody No. 2
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. Some of his themes have long since taken root in popular culture – such as "La donna è mobile"...
Prelude to Act I, La traviata
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist and conductor primarily known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
Die Walküre: Act I
Wotan's Farewell' and 'Magic Fire Music', Die Walküre
Götterdämmerung: Siegfried&39;s Death and Funeral March
Sir William Turner Walton OM (29 March 1902 – 8 March 1983) was an English composer. During a sixty-year career, he wrote music in several classical genres and styles, from film scores to opera. His best-known works include Façade...
Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber (18 or 19 November 1786 – 5 June 1826) was a German composer, conductor, pianist, guitarist and critic, one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school.
Weber's operas Der...
Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 10
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist. In a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in cinematic history, including the Star Wars saga, Jaws...
Catch Me If You Can, Closing In
Catch Me If You Can, Joy Ride
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Raider&39;s March
Memoirs of a Geisha