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Incidental music

Work for choir (202)

Song, lied (83)

Opera (46)

Work for soloist (105)

Work for chamber orchestra (81)

Work for orchestra (38)

Work for orchestra with soloist (27)

not qualified (2)

Theatrical music (1)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1699

59 years

1757

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

1757

age 72
Work for choir

The Triumph of Time and Truth


Oratorio

Published in 1707

1756

age 71

1755

age 70

1754

age 69

1753

age 68

1752

age 67
Work for choir

Jephtha


Oratorio

Premiere on 1752-02-26

1751

age 66
Work for choir

The Choice of Hercules


Oratorio

Premiere on 1751-03-01

Work for orchestra with soloist

6 Organ Concertos, Opp. 7


Work composed for organ and orchestra

Composed from 1740

1. Organ Concerto in B-flat major, Op. 7 No. 1

2. Organ Concerto in A major, Op. 7 No. 2

3. Organ Concerto in B-flat major, Op. 7 No. 3

4. Organ Concerto in D minor, Op. 7 No. 4

5. Organ Concerto in G minor, Op. 7 No. 5

6. Organ Concerto in B-flat major, Op. 7 No. 6

Work for chamber orchestra

Adagio in A major


Work composed for violin and instrument

1750

age 65
Work for choir

Theodora


texts by Thomas Morell

Oratorio

Premiere on 1750-03-16

Work for soloist

Sonata for clock-organ in C major


Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in D major, Op. 1 No. 13


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Incidental music

Alceste (Masque)


1749

age 64
Work for orchestra

Music for the Royal Fireworks


Suite, composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1749-04-27

Work for choir

Solomon


texts by Newburgh Hamilton

Oratorio

Premiere on 1749-03-17

Work for choir

Susanna


Oratorio

Premiere on 1749-02-10

Work for orchestra

Concerto grosso in F major


Work for orchestra

Concerto grosso in D major


Work composed for trumpet, horn, orchestra and organ

Work for choir

Blessed are they that considereth the poor or Foundling Hospital Anthem


Work for choir

How beautiful are the feet of them or His Anthem on the Peace or Peace Anthem


Song, lied

Quant'invidio tua fortuna


Aria, composed for soprano

Song, lied

Per dar pace al mio tormento


Aria, composed for soprano

Song, lied

Impari del mio core


Aria, composed for soprano

Song, lied

Dell'onda instabile


Aria, composed for viola

1748

age 63
Work for choir

Joshua


Oratorio

Premiere on 1748-03-09

Work for choir

Alexander Balus


Oratorio

Work for orchestra with soloist

6 Organ Concerto


Work composed for organ and orchestra

Composed from 1738

1. Organ Concerto in D minor

2. Organ Concerto in G major

3. Organ Concerto in A major

4. Organ Concerto in D minor

5. Organ Concerto in A major

6. Organ Concerto in F major

Work for orchestra

Concerto grosso in F major


Work composed for brass and strings

Work for orchestra

Concerto grosso in F major


Work composed for brass and strings

Work for orchestra

Concerto grosso in B-flat major


Work composed for brass and strings

1747

age 62
Work for choir

Judas Maccabaeus


texts by Thomas Morell

Oratorio

Published in 1746

Premiere on 1747-04-01

Work for chamber orchestra

Minuet in G major


Work composed for oboe, horn and flute

Work for chamber orchestra

Minuet in G major


Work composed for oboe, horn and flute

Work for chamber orchestra

March in D major


Work composed for horn, oboe and flute

Work for chamber orchestra

March in D major


Work composed for fife and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

March in C major


Work composed for fife and basso continuo

Work for orchestra

Sinfonia in B-flat major


Work composed for orchestra

Song, lied

Rejoice, the Lord is King (On the Resurrection)


Hymn, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

O Love divine, how sweet thou art (Desiring to Love)


Hymn, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Sinners obey the Gospel word (The Invitation)


Hymn, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

1746

age 61
Work for choir

Occasional Oratorio


texts by Newburgh Hamilton

Premiere on 1745-02-14

Song, lied

Who to win a Woman's favour


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

From scourging rebellion or A Song on the Victory obtained over the Rebels by His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland


Work composed for tenor

1745

age 60
Work for choir

Belshazzar


Oratorio

Work for choir

Hercules


texts by Thomas Broughton

Oratorio

Published in 1744

Premiere on 1745-01-05

Song, lied

Stand round, my brave boys or Song made for the Gentlemen Volunteers of the City of London


Work composed for tenor

Song, lied

Fronda leggiera e mobile


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Ahi, nelle sorti umane


Work composed for voice and piano

Incidental music

Music for Comus


1744

age 59
Work for choir

Semele


texts by William Congreve

Oratorio

Premiere on 1744-02-10

Work for choir

Joseph and his Brethren


Oratorio

Premiere on 1744-03-02

Work for chamber orchestra

Minuet in D major


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Minuet in D major


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

1743

age 58
Work for choir

Samson


texts by Newburgh Hamilton

Oratorio

Premiere on 1743-02-18

Work for choir

Te Deum ("Dettingen")


Work in D

Work for choir

Dettingen Anthem or The King shall rejoice


Song, lied

Hunting Song or The morning is charming


Work composed for tenor

1742

age 57
Song, lied

Caro autor di mia doglia


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Nò, di voi non vo' fidarmi


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Beato in ver chi pùo


Work composed for voice and piano

1741

age 56
Work for choir

Messiah


texts by Charles Jennens

Oratorio

Published in 1767

Premiere on 1742-04-13

Work for choir

La bianca rosa or Sei pur bella, pur vezzosa


Cantata

Work for chamber orchestra

Overture in D major


Work composed for clarinet and hunting horn

Work for chamber orchestra

March in G major


Work composed for oboe, violin and flute

Song, lied

Si, crudel, tornerà


Aria, composed for soprano

Song, lied

S'un di m'appaga, la mia crudele


Aria, composed for soprano

Song, lied

Quel fior che all'alba ride


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Nò, di voi non vo' fidarmi


Work composed for voice and piano

Opera

Deidamia


texts by Paolo Antonio Rolli

Premiere on 1741-01-10

1740

age 55
Work for choir

L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato


Oratorio

Premiere on 1740-02-27

Work for chamber orchestra

Concerto grosso in F major


Work composed for oboe, flute, horn, strings and basso continuo

Song, lied

Yes, I'm in love


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

The Death of the Stag: When Phoebus the tops of the Hills does adorn


Work composed for soprano

Work for soloist

Chorale in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for orchestra

Piece in D major


Work composed for strings and basso continuo

Song, lied

Love's but the frailty of the mind


Aria, composed for viola

Song, lied

Spero indarno


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for choir

Quel fior che all'alba ride


Cantata

Opera

Imeneo


texts by Silvio Stampiglia

Premiere on 1740-11-22

Work for chamber orchestra

7 Pieces for clock-organ in C major


Work for chamber orchestra

11 Pieces for clock-organ


1739

age 54
Work for orchestra

12 Concerti grossi, Opp. 6


Concerto, composed for orchestra

1. Concerto grosso in G major, Op. 6 No. 1

2. Concerto grosso in F major, Op. 6 No. 2

3. Concerto grosso in E minor, Op. 6 No. 3

4. Concerto grosso in A minor, Op. 6 No. 4

5. Concerto grosso in D major, Op. 6 No. 5

6. Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6 No. 6

7. Concerto grosso in B-flat major, Op. 6 No. 7

8. Concerto grosso in C minor, Op. 6 No. 8

9. Concerto grosso in F major, Op. 6 No. 9

10. Concerto grosso in D minor, Op. 6 No. 10

11. Concerto grosso in A major, Op. 6 No. 11

12. Concerto grosso in B minor, Op. 6 No. 12

Work for choir

Israel in Egypt


Oratorio

Premiere on 1739-04-04

Work for choir

Ode for St. Cecilia's Day


texts by John Dryden

Cantata

Work for soloist

Suites for harpsichord


Composed from 1703

1. Suite in C major

2. Suite in D minor

3. Suite in B-flat major

4. Suite in D minor

5. Suite in G minor

6. Suite in B-flat major

7. Suite in G major

8. Suite in C minor

9. Suite in C minor

10. Suite in D minor

11. Suite in G minor

12. Suite in G minor

13. Suite in B-flat major

14. Suite in E minor

15. Suite in A major

16. Suite in F major

17. Suite in D minor

18. Suite in E minor

19. Suite in E major

20. Suite in F-sharp minor

21. Suite in G minor

22. Suite in F minor

23. Suite in D minor

24. Suite in D minor

25. Suite in G minor

Work for orchestra with soloist

5 Organ Concertos, Opp. 2nd Set No. 1


Work composed for organ and orchestra

1. Organ Concerto in F major, Op. 2nd Set No. 1

3. Organ Concerto in D minor, Op. 2nd Set No. 3

4. Organ Concerto in G major, Op. 2nd Set No. 4

5. Organ Concerto in D major, Op. 2nd Set No. 5

6. Organ Concerto in G minor, Op. 2nd Set No. 6

Song, lied

Phillis advised: Phillis the lovely


Work composed for soprano

Work for soloist

Aria in B-flat major


Work composed for harpsichord

1738

age 53
Work for choir

Saul


texts by Charles Jennens

Oratorio

Premiere on 1739-01-16

Work for choir

As pants the hart


texts by Psalm 42

Anthem

Work for soloist

Aria in G major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Allegro in C major


Work composed for clock-organ

Work for soloist

Allegro for violin in G major


Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in C major


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for orchestra

March in D major


Work composed for orchestra

Opera

Serse


texts by Nicolò Minato

Premiere on 1738-04-15

Opera

Faramondo


Premiere on 1738-01-03

1737

age 52
Work for choir

Il trionfo del Tempo e della Verità


Oratorio

Published in 1707

Work for choir

The ways of Zion do mourn or Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline


Song, lied

I like the am'rous Youth that's free


Work composed for soprano

Work for choir

Carco sempre di gloria


Cantata

Opera

Arminio


texts by Antonio Salvi

Published in 1736

Premiere on 1737-01-12

Opera

Giustino


texts by Nicolò Beregan

Premiere on 1737-02-16

1736

age 51
Work for choir

Alexander's Feast


Oratorio

Work for orchestra with soloist

6 Organ Concertos, Opp. 4


Work composed for organ and orchestra

Composed from 1735

2. Organ Concerto in B-flat major, Op. 4 No. 2

3. Organ Concerto in G minor, Op. 4 No. 3

4. Organ Concerto in F major, Op. 4 No. 4

5. Organ Concerto in F major, Op. 4 No. 5

Work for chamber orchestra

Gigue in B-flat major


Work composed for violin, viola and basso continuo

Work for orchestra

Overture in F major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Concerto grosso in C major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

Sing unto God or Anthem for Wedding of Prince Frederick


Work for choir

Look down, harmonious saint


Cantata

Work for choir

Cecilia, volgi un sguardo


Cantata

Opera

Atalanta


Premiere on 1736-05-12

1735

age 50
Song, lied

The forsaken Nymph: Guardian Angels now protect me


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

The Sailor's Complaint: Come and listen to my ditty / Hosier's Ghost: As near Portobello lying


Work composed for soprano

Work for soloist

Allemande in F major


Work composed for harpsichord

Opera

Alcina


texts by Riccardo Broschi

Premiere on 1735-04-16

1734

age 49
Work for orchestra

Concerto grosso in D major, Op. 3 No. 6


Work composed for orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

March in D major, “Dragoon's March”


Work composed for oboe, trumpet and flute

Work for choir

This is the day which the Lord hath made or Anthem for Wedding of Princess Anne


Opera

Ariodante


texts by Antonio Salvi

Premiere on 1735-01-08

Opera

Arianna in Creta


Premiere on 1734-01-26

Opera

Parnasso in festa


1733

age 48
Work for choir

Athalia


Oratorio

Premiere on 1733-07-10

Work for choir

Deborah


Oratorio

Premiere on 1733-03-17

Opera

Orlando


Premiere on 1733-01-27

1732

age 47
Opera

Sosarme


texts by Antonio Salvi

Premiere on 1732-02-15

Opera

Ezio


texts by Pietro Metastasio

Premiere on 1732-01-15

Opera

Acis and Galatea (Serenata)


1731

age 46
Opera

Poro


texts by Pietro Metastasio

Premiere on 1731-02-02

1730

age 45
Song, lied

Phillis be kind and hear


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

The Satyr's Advice to a Stock-Jobber: On the shore of a low ebbing sea / Ye Swains that are courting a Maid / Molly Mogg: Says my uncle, I pray you discover


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

Strephon's Complaint of Love: Oh cruel Tyrant Love


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

Not, Cloe, that I better am


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

Bacchus Speech in Praise of Wine: Bacchus one day gayly striding


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

Charming Cloris: Ask not the cause / The poor Shepherd: The Sun was sunk beneath the Hills


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

The unhappy Lovers: As Celia's fatal arrows flew


Work composed for soprano

Opera

Partenope


texts by Silvio Stampiglia

Premiere on 1730-02-24

1729

age 44
Song, lied

As on a Sunshine Summer's Day


Work composed for soprano

Work for chamber orchestra

Allegro in C minor


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for orchestra

March in F major


Work composed for orchestra

Opera

Lotario


texts by Giacomo Rossi

Premiere on 1729-12-02

1728

age 43
Work for choir

Il Gelsomino or Son Gelsomino


Cantata

Work for choir

Sento là che ristretto


Cantata

Work for choir

La bianca rosa or Sei pur bella, pur vezzosa


Cantata

Work for choir

Se pari è la tua fè


Cantata

Work for choir

Ninfe e pastori


Cantata

Work for choir

Lungi dal mio bel nume


Cantata

Work for choir

E partirai, mia vita?


Cantata

Work for soloist

Aria in A major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in E minor, Op. 1 No. 1a


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Opera

Siroe


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1728-02-17

Opera

Tolomeo


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1728-04-30

1727

age 42
Work for choir

Coronation Anthem No. 1, “Zadok the priest”


Work in D

Work for choir

Coronation Anthem No. 4, “My heart is inditing”


Work for choir

Coronation Anthem No. 3, “The King shall rejoice”


Work for choir

Coronation Anthem No. 2, “Let thy hand be strengthened”


Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in B minor, Op. 2 No. 1


Work composed for flute, violin and basso continuo

Work for soloist

Gigue in F major


Work composed for harpsichord

Opera

Admeto


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1727-01-31

Opera

Riccardo Primo


texts by Paolo Antonio Rolli

Premiere on 1727-11-11

1726

age 41
Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in B minor, Op. 1 No. 9b


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in D minor, Op. 1 No. 9a


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for choir

Let God arise


Anthem

Work for soloist

Allemande in A major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in F major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Minuet in D minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for chamber orchestra

Andante in A minor


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Andante in D minor


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for recorder and basso continuo in F major, Op. 1 No. 11


Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in C major, Op. 1 No. 7


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in A minor, Op. 1 No. 4


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 1 No. 3


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in G minor, Op. 1 No. 2


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for choir

Te Deum


Song, lied

Vo' cercando tra fiori


Aria, composed for soprano

Song, lied

L'odio, sì, ma poi ritrovò


Aria, composed for viola

Song, lied

Con doppia gloria mia


Aria, composed for soprano

Song, lied

Aure dolci, deh, spirate


Aria, composed for viola

Song, lied

Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

In den angenehmen Büschen


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Die ihr aus dunkeln Grüften


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Meine Seele hört im Sehen


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Singe, Seele, Gott zum Preise


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Süsse Stille, sanfte Quelle ruhiger Gelassenheit


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Süsser Blumen Ambraflocken


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Das zitternde Glänzen der spielenden Wellen


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Künft' ger Zeiten eitler Kummer


Aria, composed for soprano, violin, flute, oboe and basso continuo

Opera

Alessandro


texts by Paolo Antonio Rolli

Premiere on 1726-05-05

Opera

Scipione


texts by Paolo Antonio Rolli

Premiere on 1726-03-12

1725

age 40
Song, lied

The Rapture / Matchless Clarinda: When I survey Clarinda's charms / Venus now leaves


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

Phillis: My fair, ye Swains, is gone astray


Work composed for soprano

Work for chamber orchestra

Aria in F major


Work composed for oboe, horn and flute

Work for chamber orchestra

Aria in F major


Work composed for oboe, horn and flute

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in B-flat major


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for orchestra

Overture in D major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

Deh! lasciate e vita e volo


Cantata

Opera

Rodelinda


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1725-02-13

1724

age 39
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for viola da gamba and basso continuo in G minor


Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in G minor, Op. 1 No. 6


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in E minor, Op. 1 No. 1b


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in D minor


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for choir

I will magnify thee


Anthem

Song, lied

Silete venti


Motet, composed for soprano

Opera

Giulio Cesare


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1724-02-20

Opera

Tamerlano


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1724-10-31

1723

age 38
Work for choir

La Solitudine or L'aure grate, il fresco rio


Cantata

Song, lied

Quanto più amara fu sorte crudele


Aria, composed for soprano

Work for choir

Ho fuggito Amore anch'io


Cantata

Opera

Flavio


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1723-05-14

Opera

Ottone


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1723-01-12

1722

age 37
Work for choir

As pants the hart


texts by Psalm 42

Anthem

Work for choir

As pants the hart


texts by Psalm 42

Anthem

Work for soloist

Sonatina for harpsichord in G minor


Sonata

Work for soloist

Sonatina for harpsichord in G major


Sonata

Work for soloist

Passepied in C major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Courante in B minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Allemande in B minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in G minor, Op. 2 No. 5


Work composed for violin, viola and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in F major, Op. 2 No. 4


Work composed for flute, oboe, violin and basso continuo

Work for orchestra

Adagio in B minor


Work composed for orchestra

Song, lied

Se tu non lasci amore


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Langue, geme, e sospira


Work composed for voice and piano

1721

age 36
Work for soloist

Capriccio in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in D major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in C major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for choir

Crudel tiranno Amor


Cantata

Opera

Muzio Scevola


texts by Paolo Antonio Rolli

Premiere on 1721-04-15

Opera

Floridante


texts by Paolo Antonio Rolli

Premiere on 1721-12-09

1720

age 35
Work for chamber orchestra

6 Marches


Song, lied

The forsaken Maid's Complaint: Faithless ungrateful / The slighted Swain: Cloe proves false


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

The Polish Minuet or Miss Kitty Grevil's Delight: Charming is your shape and air


Work composed for soprano

Work for soloist

Toccata in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Sonatina for harpsichord in B-flat major


Sonata

Work for soloist

Prelude in F minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Prelude in F minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Prelude in F major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Prelude in E major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Prelude in D minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Study in A minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Harpsichord Concerto in G major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Allegro in D minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in B-flat major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in B-flat major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Air and two Doubles in F major


Aria, in F, composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in C minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Aria in C minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Opera

Radamisto


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1720-04-27

1719

age 34
Work for choir

Brockes Passion


Oratorio

Premiere in 1712

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in C minor


Work composed for flute, violin and basso continuo

Song, lied

Di godere ha speranza il mio core / Oh my dearest, my lovely creature


Work composed for soprano

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in G minor


Work composed for violin, viola and basso continuo

1718

age 33
Opera

Acis and Galatea (masque)


texts by John Gay

Work composed for voice, chorus and orchestra

Premiere in 1718

Work for choir

Esther


texts by George Frideric Handel

Oratorio

Premiere in 1718

Work for orchestra

Concerto grosso in D minor, Op. 3 No. 5


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Concerto grosso in G major, Op. 3 No. 3


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Concerto grosso in B-flat major, Op. 3 No. 2


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Chandos Anthem No. 1, “O be joyful in the Lord”


Work in D

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As pants the hart


texts by Psalm 42

Anthem

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Let God arise


Anthem

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Chandos Anthem No. 5, “I will magnify thee”


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Chandos Anthem No. 4, “O sing unto the Lord a new song”


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Il Gelsomino or Son Gelsomino


Cantata

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Mi palpita il cor


Cantata

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La Solitudine or L'aure grate, il fresco rio


Cantata

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Dolc' è pur d'amor l'affanno


Cantata

Work for choir

Dolc' è pur d'amor l'affanno


Cantata

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Fugue for organ or harpsichord in C minor


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Fugue for organ or harpsichord in A minor


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Fugue for organ or harpsichord in B minor


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Fugue for organ or harpsichord in G major


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Fugue for organ or harpsichord in G minor


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Prelude in A minor


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Prelude in F-sharp minor


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Allegro in F major


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Aria in D minor


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Sonata in B-flat major, Op. 2 No. 3


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Te Deum ("Chandos" or "Cannons")


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Chandos Anthem No. 10, “The Lord is my light”


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Chandos Anthem No. 9, “O praise the Lord with one consent”


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Chandos Anthem No. 8, “O come, let us sing unto the Lord”


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Chandos Anthem No. 7, “My song shall be alway”


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Chandos Anthem No. 3, “Have mercy upon me”


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Chandos Anthem No. 2, “In the Lord put I my trust”


Work in D minor

Song, lied

Spera chi sa perchè la sorte


Aria, composed for viola

Song, lied

Non so se avrai mai bene


Aria, composed for soprano

Song, lied

Con lacrime si belle


Aria, composed for viola

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Bella ma ritrosetta


Cantata

1717

age 32
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The Water Music


Suite, composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1717-07-17

1. Suite in F major, “Water Music”

2. Suite in D major, “Water Music”

3. Suite in G major, “Water Music”

Work for choir

O sing unto the Lord a new song


Anthem

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Prelude in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

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Chaconne in G major


Work composed for harpsichord

1716

age 31
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Concerto grosso in F major, Op. 3 No. 4a


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Flute Sonata in G major, Op. 1 No. 5


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

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Oboe Sonata in F major


Work composed for oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

An Answer to Collin's Complaint: Ye winds to whome Collin complains


Work composed for soprano

1715

age 30
Song, lied

The faithful Maid / The Melancholy Nymph: 'Twas when the seas were roaring


Work composed for soprano

Work for chamber orchestra

Piece in C minor


Work composed for strings and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Allegro in G major


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Opera

Amadigi di Gaula


Premiere on 1715-05-25

1714

age 29
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Te Deum ("Queen Caroline")


1713

age 28
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Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne


Cantata, composed for soprano, alto, bass, mixed chorus and orchestra

Premiere on 1713-02-06

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As pants the hart


texts by Psalm 42

Anthem

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Te Deum ("Utrecht")


Song, lied

Col valor del vostro brando


Aria, composed for soprano

Opera

Teseo


texts by Nicola Francesco Haym

Premiere on 1713-01-10

Opera

Silla


1712

age 27
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Mi palpita il cor


Cantata

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Prelude in D minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for chamber orchestra

Oboe Sonata in C minor, Op. 1 No. 8


Work composed for oboe and basso continuo

Song, lied

Caro autor di mia doglia -- Spurious


Work composed for voice and piano

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Splenda l'alba in oriente


Cantata

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Siete rose ruggiadose


Cantata

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Echeggiate, festeggiate, numi eterni or Io languisco fra le gioie


Cantata

Opera

Il pastor fido


1711

age 26
Song, lied

Va', speme infida


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Troppo cruda, troppo fiera


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Tanti strali al sen mi scocchi


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Song, lied

Sono liete, fortunate


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Song, lied

Quando in calma ride il mare


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Song, lied

Conservate, raddoppiate


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Song, lied

A mirarvi io son intento


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Venus and Adonis or Behold where weeping Venus stands


Cantata

Opera

Rinaldo


texts by Giacomo Rossi

Premiere on 1711-02-24

1710

age 25
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Apollo e Dafne or La terra è liberata


Cantata

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Concerto grosso in B-flat major, Op. 3 No. 1


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Clori, degli occhi miei


Cantata

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Se pari è la tua fè


Cantata

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Ninfe e pastori


Cantata

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Nell' Africane selve


Cantata

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Nel dolce tempo


Cantata

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Mi palpita il cor


Cantata

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Mi palpita il cor


Cantata

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Lungi dal mio bel nume


Cantata

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Lungi da voi, che siete poli


Cantata

Work for choir

Lungi da me, pensier tiranno


Cantata

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Irene, idolo mio


Cantata

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Sonata for harpsichord in G minor


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Sonata for harpsichord in G major


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Study in D minor


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Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in F major


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

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Violin Sonata in G major


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Oboe Sonata in B-flat major


Work composed for oboe and basso continuo

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Solitudini care, amata libertà


Cantata

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Qualor crudele, sì ma vaga Dori


Cantata

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Partì, l'idolo mio


Cantata

Work for choir

Nice, che fa? che pensa?


Cantata

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Languia di bocca lusinghiera


Cantata

Theatrical music

The Alchemist


Premiere on 1710-01-14

1709

age 24
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Dalla guerra amorosa


Cantata

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Dalla guerra amorosa


Cantata

Song, lied

Caro autor di mia doglia


Work composed for voice and piano

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Sento là che ristretto


Cantata

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Ninfe e pastori


Cantata

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Irene, idolo mio


Cantata

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E partirai, mia vita?


Cantata

Work for soloist

Aria in F major


Work composed for harpsichord

Song, lied

Quel fior che all'alba ride


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Tacete, ohimè, tacete


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Che via pensando, folle pensier


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Song, lied

Amor, gioje mi porge


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Zeffiretto, arresta il volo


Cantata

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O luceniti, o sereni occhi


Cantata

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Pensieri notturni di Filli or Nel dolce dell'oblio


Cantata

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Figli del mesto cor


Cantata

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Dimmi, o mio cor


Cantata

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Del bel idolo mio


Cantata

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Da sete ardente afflitto


Cantata

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Allor ch'io dissi: Addio


Cantata

Opera

Agrippina


texts by Vincenzo Grimani

Premiere on 1709-12-26

Opera

Berenice


texts by Antonio Salvi

Premiere on 1737-05-18

1708

age 23
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La resurrezione


Oratorio

Premiere in 1708

Song, lied

Se tu non lasci amore


Work composed for piano and voice

Song, lied

Se tu non lasci amore


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for choir

Stanco di più soffrire


Cantata

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Stanco di più soffrire


Cantata

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Se pari è la tua fè


Cantata

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Nell' Africane selve


Cantata

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Nel dolce tempo


Cantata

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Lungi dal mio bel nume


Cantata

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Lungi da voi, che siete poli


Cantata

Work for choir

Lungi da voi, che siete poli


Cantata

Work for choir

Lungi da me, pensier tiranno


Cantata

Work for soloist

Sonatina for harpsichord in A minor


Sonata

Work for chamber orchestra

Suite in B-flat major


Work composed for strings and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Chorus and Minuet in B-flat major


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Ah! che troppo ineguali or O del ciel! Maria regina


Cantata, composed for soprano

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Amore uccellatore or Venne voglia ad Amore


Cantata

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Vedendo Amor


Cantata

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Il consiglio or Tra le fiamme


Cantata

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Torna il core al suo diletto


Cantata

Work for choir

Spande ancor a mio dispetto


Cantata

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Quando sperasti, o core


Cantata

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Occhi miei che faceste?


Cantata

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La Lucrezia or Oh numi eterni


Cantata

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Olinto pastore, Tebro fiume, Gloria o O come chiare e belle


Cantata

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Notte placida e cheta


Cantata

Work for choir

Mentre il tutto è in furore


Cantata

Work for choir

Manca pur quanto sai


Cantata

Work for choir

Lungi n'andò Fileno


Cantata

Work for choir

Hendel, non può mia musa


Cantata

Work for choir

Fra pensieri quel pensiero


Cantata

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Filli adorata e cara


Cantata

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Agrippina condotta a morire, o Dunque sarà pur vero


Cantata

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Ditemi, o piante


Cantata

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Cuopre tal volta il cielo


Cantata

Work for choir

Clori, vezzosa Clori


Cantata

Work for choir

Clori, ove sei?


Cantata

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Clori, mia bella Clori


Cantata

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Care selve, aure grate


Cantata

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Aminta e Fillide, o Arresta il passo


Cantata

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Amarilli vezzosa, o Daliso ed Amarilli, o Il duello amoroso


Cantata

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Ah! crudel, nel pianto mio


Cantata

Opera

Florindo


texts by Heinrich Hinsch

Premiere in 1708

Opera

Aci, Galatea e Polifemo


Premiere on 1708-07-19

Opera

Daphne


1707

age 22
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Dixit Dominus


Psalm, in G minor, composed for soprano, alto and chorus

Work for choir

Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno


Oratorio

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Salve Regina


Antiphon, composed for soprano

Premiere in 1707

Work for choir

Ero e Leandro or Qual ti riveggio, oh Dio


Cantata

Premiere in 1707

Work for choir

Clori, degli occhi miei


Cantata

Work for choir

La bianca rosa or Sei pur bella, pur vezzosa


Cantata

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in F major


Work composed for violin, viola and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in G minor, Op. 2 No. 6


Work composed for violin, viola and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in D major


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sinfonia in B-flat major


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for orchestra with soloist

Violin Concerto in B-flat major


Work composed for violin and orchestra

Work for choir

Te decus virgineum


Antiphon, composed for viola

Song, lied

Saeviat tellus inter rigores


Motet, composed for soprano

Song, lied

O qualis de coelo sonus


Motet, composed for soprano

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Nisi Dominus


Psalm, composed for soprano, alto, tenor, bass and chorus

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Laudate pueri dominum


Psalm, composed for soprano and chorus

Work for choir

Haec est Regina virginum


Antiphon, composed for soprano

Song, lied

Coelestis dum spirat aura


Motet, composed for soprano

Song, lied

Giù nei Tartarei regni


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for choir

Un sospir a chi si muore


Cantata

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Un' alma innamorata


Cantata

Work for choir

Udite il mio consiglio


Cantata

Work for choir

Tu fedel? Tu costante?


Cantata

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Partenza di G. B. or Stelle, perfide stelle


Cantata

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Se per fatal destino


Cantata

Work for choir

Sarei troppo felice


Cantata

Work for choir

Sarai contenta un di


Cantata

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Sans y penser


Cantata

Work for choir

Qualor l'egre pupille


Cantata

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Poichè giuraro amore


Cantata

Work for choir

Non sospirar, non piangere


Cantata

Work for choir

Nò se emenderá jamás


Cantata

Work for choir

Nella stagion che di viole e rose


Cantata

Work for choir

Ne' tuoi lumi, o bella Clori


Cantata

Work for choir

Menzognere speranze


Cantata

Work for choir

Fra tante pene


Cantata

Work for choir

Figlio d'alte speranze


Cantata

Work for choir

Armida abbandonata or Dietro l'orme fuggaci


Cantata

Work for choir

Il delirio amoroso or Da quel giorno fatale


Cantata

Work for choir

Clori, Tirsi e Fileno or Cor fedele in vano speri


Cantata

Work for choir

Chi rapì la pace al core


Cantata

Work for choir

Aure soavi, e lieti


Cantata

Work for choir

Alpestre monte


Cantata

Work for choir

Diana cacciatrice or Alla caccia


Cantata

Work for choir

Ah che pur troppo è vero


Cantata

Opera

Rodrigo


texts by Francesco Silvani

Premiere in 1707

1706

age 21
Work for soloist

Prelude in A minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Prelude in G major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Prelude in D minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Fantasy in C major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Capriccio in F major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Partita in A major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Partita in C minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Chaconne in G major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for orchestra

Suite in G major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Suite in B-flat major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

Laudate pueri dominum


Psalm, composed for soprano

1705

age 20
Work for soloist

Fugue for organ or harpsichord in F major


Work for soloist

Sonatina for harpsichord in D minor


Sonata

Work for soloist

Sonata for harpsichord in C major


Work for soloist

Prelude in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Prelude in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Prelude in D minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Passepied in A major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for orchestra

Piece in G minor


Work composed for orchestra

Work for soloist

Gigue in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Gavotte in G major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Chaconne in G minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Chaconne in F major


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Work for soloist

Chaconne in C major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Allemande in A minor


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Allegro in C major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for soloist

Partita in G major


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for orchestra with soloist

Oboe Concerto in G minor


Work composed for oboe and orchestra

Opera

Almira


texts by Friedrich Christian Feustking

Premiere on 1705-01-08

Opera

Nero


1704

age 19

1703

age 18
Work for choir

7 German Church Cantatas


1. Das gantze Haupt ist krank

2. Es ist der alte Bund, Mensch

3. Führwahr, er trug unsere Krankheit

4. Thue Rechnung von deinem Haußhalten

5. Victoria. Der Tod ist verschlungen

6. Was werden wir essen

7. Wer ist der, so von Edom kömmt

Work for soloist

Prelude in D minor


Work composed for harpsichord

1702

age 17

1701

age 16

1700

age 15

1699

age 14
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in G minor, Op. 2 No. 2


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Not-dated works

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in B minor


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in E minor


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Flute Sonata in A minor


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in E major, Op. 1 No. 15


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 1 No. 14


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for orchestra

Overture in B-flat major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra with soloist

Oboe Concerto in B-flat major


Work composed for oboe and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Aria in E major


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for orchestra with soloist

Oboe Concerto in B-flat major


Work composed for oboe and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in G minor


Work composed for oboe, violin and basso continuo

Work for soloist

Minuets


Work composed for harpsichord

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in D major


Work composed for oboe, violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in G major


Work composed for oboe, violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in F major


Work composed for oboe, violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in E-flat major


Work composed for oboe, violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in D minor


Work composed for oboe, violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in B-flat major


Work composed for oboe, violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in F major, Op. 1 No. 12


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in B-flat major, Op. 5 No. 7


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in F major, Op. 5 No. 6


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in G minor, Op. 5 No. 5


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in G major, Op. 5 No. 4


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in E minor, Op. 5 No. 3


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in D major, Op. 5 No. 2


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in A major, Op. 5 No. 1


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in E minor


Work composed for flute and basso continuo

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata in E major


Work composed for violin, viola and basso continuo

Work for orchestra

Suite in D major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

Jubilate ("Utrecht ")


Te Deum

Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in G minor, Op. 1 No. 10


Work composed for violin and basso continuo

Work for choir

Sento là che ristretto


Cantata

Work for choir

Dolce mio ben, s'io taccio


Cantata

Work for choir

Clori, si, ch'io t'adoro


Cantata

Work for choir

Gloria in excelsis deo


Cantata, composed for chorus

Work for choir

Kyrie eleison


Cantata, composed for chorus

Work for choir

Il pianto di Maria or Giunta l'ora fatal


Cantata, composed for soprano

Work for choir

Donna, che in ciel


Cantata, composed for soprano

Work for choir

Qual sento io non conosciuto


Cantata

Work for soloist

Fugue for organ or harpsichord in E major


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