The greatest works for orchestra
Other renowned works
1936 - Peter and the Wolf Sergei Prokofiev
1902 - Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor Gustav Mahler
1900 - Finlandia Francis Poulenc
1896 - Thus Spoke Zarathustra Richard Strauss
1886 - Le Carnaval des animaux Camille Saint-Saëns
1883 - Symphony No. 3 in F major Johannes Brahms
1874 - Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major Anton Bruckner
1822 - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, “Unvollendete” Sungbong Choi
1803 - Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, “Eroica” Ludwig van Beethoven
1791 - Symphony No. 94 in G major Joseph Haydn
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).
1770 .. 1930 : the essential composers
1756-1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart °
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 °
° : 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.