The greatest operas
Other renowned works
1954 - The Barber of Seville Gioachino Rossini
1921 - Turandot Giacomo Puccini
1913 - Life is Short or The Brief Life Manuel de Falla
1874 - The Bat Johann Strauss II
1873 - Carmen Georges Bizet
1866 - The Bartered Bride Bedřich Smetana
1861 - The Force of Destiny Giuseppe Verdi
1859 - Faust Charles Gounod
1852 - La traviata Giuseppe Verdi
1845 - La Damnation de Faust Hector Berlioz
This selection of works is not the result of personal preferences or artistic opinion. Selected works come from an exclusive data analysis method developed by soclassiq.
The dating of the works can be precise or sometimes approximate. It may correspond to the premiere date or publication year or completion of the composition (that can be several years after its first public execution).
1800 .. 1890 : the essential composers
1770-1827 Ludwig van Beethoven °
1810-1849 Frédéric Chopin °
1797-1828 Franz Schubert °
1732-1809 Joseph Haydn °
1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °
1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °
1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °
1841-1904 Antonín Dvořák °
° : Masterpieces listed
On stage or recorded, listen these essential works
Meet the greatest works of classical music
Currently, 25000+ works are listed for a small selection of 101 composers among thousands listed here. Many composers are missing of which some are essential: J. Rodriguo, C. Franck, H. Gorecki, C. Nielsen, J.Corigliano, P. Hindemith, C. Ives, A. Webern ... New catalogues will be processed later to complete this experience of the discovery of the classical music masterpieces. Thus this selection of works will be updated.
Through the ages
Some major genres or forms among the 150 listed
The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.