The greatest works for chamber orchestra
Other renowned works
1960 - String Quartet No. 8 in C minor Dmitri Shostakovich
1936 - Music for strings, percussions and celesta Béla Bartók
1878 - Slavonic Dances No. 1 Antonín Dvořák
1861 - Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor Johannes Brahms
1802 - Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, “Kreutzer” Ludwig van Beethoven
1801 - Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, “Frühlingssonate” Ludwig van Beethoven
1775 - String Quintet No. 5 in E major Luigi Boccherini
1747 - The Musical Offering Johann Sebastian Bach
1745 - The Art of Fugue Johann Sebastian Bach
1721 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major Johann Sebastian Bach
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).
1690 .. 1950 : the essential composers
1770-1827 Ludwig van Beethoven °
1756-1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart °
1685-1750 Johann Sebastian Bach °
1797-1828 Franz Schubert °
1810-1849 Frédéric Chopin °
1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °
1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °
1732-1809 Joseph Haydn °
° : Masterpieces listed
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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.