Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

Work for choir (19)

Song, lied (54)

Opera (3)

Work for soloist (45)

Work for chamber orchestra (19)

Work for orchestra (7)

Work for orchestra with soloist (5)

Ballet (5)

Theatrical music (2)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1917

46 years

1962

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

1962

age 63
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for clarinet and piano, Op. 184


Work for chamber orchestra

Oboe Sonata, Op. 185


dedicated to Sergei Prokofiev

Work composed for oboe and piano

Song, lied

Fancy, Op. 174


1961

age 62
Work for choir

7 Répons des ténèbres, Opp. 181


Chorale, composed for child soprano, children's chorus, male chorus and orchestra

Published in 1963

Song, lied

La dame de Monte Carlo, Op. 180


Work composed for soprano and orchestra

1960

age 61
Work for soloist

Sarabande for guitar, Op. 179


Song, lied

La courte paille, Opp. 178


1. La courte paille, Op. 178 No. 1, “Le sommeil”

2. La courte paille, Op. 178 No. 2, “Quelle aventure!”

3. La courte paille, Op. 178 No. 3, “La Reine de Coeur”

4. La courte paille, Op. 178 No. 4, “Ba, be, bi, bo, bu”

5. La courte paille, Op. 178 No. 5, “Les anges musiciens”

6. La courte paille, Op. 178 No. 6, “Le Carafon”

7. La courte paille, Op. 178 No. 7, “Lune d'Avril”

1959

age 60
Work for choir

Gloria, Op. 177


Chorale, composed for soprano, chorus and orchestra

Published in 1960

Premiere on 1961-01-21

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 15, Op. 176, “Hommage à Édith Piaf”


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Elegy, Op. 175


Duet, composed for piano

Work for soloist

Novelette, Op. 173


Work composed for piano

1958

age 59
Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 14, Op. 170


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 13, Op. 170


Work composed for piano

Opera

La voix humaine, Op. 171


texts by Jean Cocteau

Premiere on 1959-02-06

Song, lied

Une chanson de porcelaine, Op. 169


1957

age 58
Work for choir

Laudes de Saint Antoine de Padoue, Opp. 172


Chorale, composed for male chorus

1. Laudes de Saint Antoine de Padoue, Op. 172 No. 1, “O Jésu perpetua lux”

2. Laudes de Saint Antoine de Padoue, Op. 172 No. 2, “O proles hispaniae”

3. Laudes de Saint Antoine de Padoue, Op. 172 No. 3, “Laus regi plena gaudio”

4. Laudes de Saint Antoine de Padoue, Op. 172 No. 4, “Si quaeris”

Work for chamber orchestra

Elegy, Op. 168


Work composed for horn and piano

1956

age 57
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for flute and piano, Op. 164


dedicated to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge

Work in E minor

Premiere in 1957

Song, lied

2 Melodies, Opp. 162


Melody

Opera

Dialogues of the Carmelites, Op. 125

Dialogues des Carmélites


texts by Georges Bernanos

Premiere on 1957-01-26

Song, lied

Dernier poème, Op. 163


Song, lied

Le travail du peintre, Opp. 161


1955

age 56

1954

age 55
Song, lied

Rosemonde, Op. 158


Song, lied

Parisiana, Opp. 157


1. Parisiana, Op. 157 No. 1, “Jouer du Bugle”

2. Parisiana, Op. 157 No. 2, “Vous n'écrivez plus?”

Work for orchestra

Bucolique, Op. 160


1953

age 54
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for 2 pianos, Op. 156


1952

age 53
Work for chamber orchestra

Capriccio from “Le Bal Masqué”, Op. 155


Duet, composed for piano

Work for choir

4 Motets, Opp. 152


Work composed for chorus

1. Motet, Op. 152 No. 1, “O magnum mysterium”

2. Motet, Op. 152 No. 2, “Quem vidistis pastores?”

3. Motet, Op. 152 No. 3, “Videntes stellam”

4. Motet, Op. 152 No. 4, “Hodie Christus natus est”

Work for choir

Ave verum corpus, Op. 154


Chorale, composed for female chorus

Work for orchestra

Matelote provençale, Op. 153


1951

age 52
Work for soloist

Thème varié, Op. 151


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

L’embarquement pour Cythère, Op. 150


Waltz, composed for piano

1950

age 51
Work for choir

Stabat Mater, Op. 148


Chorale, composed for soprano, chorus and orchestra

Song, lied

La fraîcheur et le feu, Opp. 147


1949

age 50
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto, Op. 146


Work in C-sharp minor, composed for piano and orchestra

Song, lied

Les bijoux aux poitrines, Mouvements du cœur, Op. 145


Mazurka

1948

age 49
Work for choir

4 Petites prières de Saint François d’Assise, Opp. 142


Chorale, composed for male chorus

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 143


Song, lied

Calligrammes, Opp. 140


1947

age 48
Work for orchestra

Sinfonietta, Op. 141


Song, lied

Hymn, Op. 144


Theatrical music

L’invitation au château, Op. 138


Song, lied

...mais mourir, Op. 137


Song, lied

3 Songs, Opp. 136


texts by Federico García Lorca

Song, lied

Main dominée par le cœur, Op. 135


Song, lied

Le disparu, Op. 134


1946

age 47
Song, lied

Paul et Virginie, Op. 132


Song, lied

Deux poèmes d'Apollinaire, Opp. 131


1. Deux poèmes d'Apollinaire, Op. 131 No. 1, “Le pont”

2. Deux poèmes d'Apollinaire, Op. 131 No. 2, “Un poème”

1945

age 46
Work for chamber orchestra

The Story of Babar the Elephant, Op. 129

L’histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant


Work composed for narrator and piano

Work for choir

8 French Songs, Opp. 130


Chorale, composed for chorus

1. French Song, Op. 130 No. 1, “Margoton va t'a l'iau”

2. French Song, Op. 130 No. 2, “La belle se sied au pied de la tour”

3. French Song, Op. 130 No. 3, “Pilons l'orge”

4. French Song, Op. 130 No. 4, “Clic, clac, dansez sabots”

5. French Song, Op. 130 No. 5, “C'est la petit' fill' du prince”

6. French Song, Op. 130 No. 6, “La belle si nous étions”

7. French Song, Op. 130 No. 7, “Ah! Mon beau laboureur”

8. French Song, Op. 130 No. 8, “Les tisserands”

1944

age 45
Work for choir

Un soir de neige, Petite cantate chambre, Op. 126


Cantata, composed for voice and chorus

Opera

Les mamelles de Tirésias, Op. 159


texts by Francis Poulenc

Premiere on 1947-06-03

1943

age 44
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for violin and piano, Op. 119


Work for choir

Figure humaine, Op. 120


Chorale, composed for double chorus

Work for soloist

Intermezzo No. 3, Op. 118


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

2 Poems, Opp. 122


texts by Louis Aragon

Song, lied

Métamorphoses, Opp. 121


1942

age 43
Song, lied

6 Chansons villageoises, Opp. 117


1941

age 42
Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 12, Op. 113, “Hommage à Schubert”


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 11, Op. 113


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

Salve regina, Op. 110


Chorale, composed for chorus

Work for choir

Exultate Deo, Op. 109


Chorale, composed for chorus

Ballet

Les animaux modèles, Op. 111


Premiere on 1942-08-08

Song, lied

Deux poèmes d'Apollinaire, Opp. 127


1. Deux poèmes d'Apollinaire, Op. 127 No. 1, “Montparnasse”

2. Deux poèmes d'Apollinaire, Op. 127 No. 2, “Hyde Park”

1940

age 41
Song, lied

Colloque pour soprano, baritone et piano, Op. 108


Work composed for soprano, baritone and piano

Work for soloist

Mélancolie, Op. 105


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

Les chemins de l’amour – Valse chantée (Léocadia), Op. 106


texts by Jean Anouilh

Song, lied

Banalités, Opp. 107


texts by Guillaume Apollinaire

1. Banalités, Op. 107 No. 1, “Chanson d'Orkenise”

2. Banalités, Op. 107 No. 2, “Hôtel”

3. Banalités, Op. 107 No. 3, “Fagnes de Wallonie”

4. Banalités, Op. 107 No. 4, “Voyage à Paris”

5. Banalités, Op. 107 No. 5, “Sanglots”

Theatrical music

Léocadia, Op. 106


1939

age 40
Song, lied

Miroirs brûlants, Opp. 98


Melody

Work for soloist

Française d’après Claude Gervaise, Op. 103


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

Fiançailles pour rire (6 mélodies), Op. 101


Song, lied

Bleuet, Op. 102


Song, lied

Ce doux petit visage, Op. 99


Work for orchestra

2 Préludes posthumes et une Gnossienne, Opp. 104


1938

age 39
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for organ and orchestra in G minor, Op. 93


Premiere on 1939-06-21

Work for choir

4 Motets, Opp. 97, “pour un temps de pénitence”


Work composed for chorus

1. Motet, Op. 97 No. 1, “Vinea mea electa”

2. Motet, Op. 97 No. 2, “Tenebrae factae sunt”

3. Motet, Op. 97 No. 3, “Tristis est anima mea”

4. Motet, Op. 97 No. 4, “Timor et tremor”

Work for soloist

8 Nocturnes, Opp. 56


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

La grenouillère, Op. 96


Song, lied

Priez pour paix, Op. 95


Song, lied

2 Poems, Opp. 94


texts by Guillaume Apollinaire

1. Poem, Op. 94 No. 1, “Dans le jardin d'Anna”

2. Poem, Op. 94 No. 2, “Allons plus vite”

Song, lied

Le portrait, Op. 92


1937

age 38
Work for choir

Sécheresses, Op. 90


Chorale, composed for chorus and orchestra

Work for choir

Mass in G major, Op. 89


Work composed for chorus

Song, lied

Tel jour, telle nuit, Opp. 86


Melody

Work for soloist

Bourrée, au pavillon d’Auvergne (À l’exposition), Op. 87


Work composed for piano

Work for orchestra

2 Marches et un intermède, Opp. 88


Song, lied

3 Poems, Opp. 91


texts by Louise de Vilmorin

1936

age 37
Work for soloist

Les soirées de Nazelles, Op. 84


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

Litanies à la Vierge Noire de Rocamadour, Op. 82


Chorale, composed for women's chorus and organ

Work for choir

Petites voix, Op. 83


Chorale, composed for children's chorus

Work for choir

7 Songs, Opp. 81


Chorale, composed for chorus

1935

age 36
Work for chamber orchestra

French Suite for 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, percussions and harpsichord on a theme by Claude Gervaise, Op. 80


Song, lied

5 Poems, Opp. 77


Song, lied

4 Children's Songs, Opp. 75


1934

age 35
Work for soloist

Badinage, Op. 73


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Humoresque, Op. 72


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

2 Intermezzi, Opp. 71


Intermezzo, composed for piano

Work for soloist

Presto in B-flat major, Op. 70


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 10, Op. 63, “Éloge des gammes”


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 9, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 8, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Villanelle for Pipe (pipeau) and Piano, Op. 74

Villanelle pour pipeau et piano


Work composed for pipe and piano

Song, lied

8 Polish Songs, Opp. 69


1933

age 34
Work for soloist

Album Leaves, Op. 68, “Ariette, Rêve, Gigue”


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Villageoises, Op. 65


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 7, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

1932

age 33
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra in D minor, Op. 61


Work for chamber orchestra

Sextet for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn, Op. 100


Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 6, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 5, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 4, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 3, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 2, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Improvisation No. 1, Op. 63


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Intermède, Op. 60


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Capriccio in C major, Op. 60


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Valse-improvisation sur le nom de Bach, Op. 62


Waltz, composed for piano

Song, lied

Le bal masqué, Op. 60


1931

age 32
Work for chamber orchestra

Bagatelle for violin and piano in D minor, Op. 60


Song, lied

5 Poems, Opp. 59


Song, lied

4 Poems, Opp. 58


texts by Guillaume Apollinaire

Song, lied

3 Poems, Opp. 57


texts by Louise Lalanne

1930

age 31
Song, lied

Épitaphe, Op. 55


1929

age 30
Work for orchestra with soloist

Aubade, "concerto chorégraphique" pour piano et 18 instruments, Op. 51


Work composed for piano and instrument

Work for soloist

Pièce brève sur le nom d’Albert Roussel, Op. 50


Work composed for piano

Work for orchestra

Pièce brève sur le nom d’Albert Roussel, Op. 50


1928

age 29
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concert champêtre, Op. 49


Work composed for harpsichord and orchestra

Work for soloist

2 Novelettes, Opp. 47


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

3 Pieces, Opp. 48, “Pastorale, Toccata, Hymne”


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

4 Airs chantés, Opp. 46


1927

age 28
Work for soloist

Pastourelle, Op. 45


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

Vocalise, Op. 44


Ballet

Pastourelle, Op. 45


1926

age 27
Work for chamber orchestra

Trio for piano, oboe and bassoon, Op. 43


Premiere on 1926-05-02

Song, lied

8 Chansons gaillardes, Opp. 42


Published in 1925

1925

age 26
Work for soloist

Napoli, Op. 40


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

5 Poems, Opp. 38


texts by Pierre Ronsard

1924

age 25

1923

age 24
Ballet

Les biches, Op. 36


Premiere on 1924-01-06

1922

age 23
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for horn, trombone and trumpet, Op. 33


Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for clarinet and bassoon, Op. 32


Work for choir

Drinking Song, Op. 31


Chorale, composed for male chorus

1921

age 22
Work for soloist

Promenades, Op. 24


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

5 Impromptus, Opp. 21


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

4 Poems, Opp. 22


texts by Max Jacob

Song, lied

Le gendarme incompris, Op. 20


Work for orchestra

Fanfare, Op. 25


Ballet

Discours du général, Op. 23 No. 2


Ballet

La baigneuses de Trouville, Op. 23 No. 1


1920

age 21
Work for soloist

Suite in C, Op. 19


Work composed for piano

1919

age 20
Work for soloist

Waltz in C, Op. 17


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

Rapsodie nègre, Op. 3


Published in 1917

Song, lied

Cocardes, Op. 16


Song, lied

Le bestiaire, ou Le cortège d’Orphée, Op. 15


1918

age 19
Work for soloist

3 Mouvements perpétuels, Opp. 14


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata, Op. 7


Work composed for clarinet

Work for soloist

Sonata for piano 4 hands, Op. 8


Song, lied

Toréador, Chanson hispano-italienne, Op. 11


1917

age 18
Work for soloist

3 Pastorales, Opp. 5


Work composed for piano

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