Gioachino Rossini Complete works

Vocal music
Instrumental music

Work for choir (57)

Song, lied (9)

Opera (40)

Work for soloist (5)

Work for chamber orchestra (10)

Work for orchestra (7)

Work for orchestra with soloist (2)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1801

154 years

1954

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

1868

age 76
Work for orchestra

La corona d'Italia


Work composed for military orchestra

1867

age 75
Work for choir

Petite Messe Solennelle


Published in 1864

1866

age 74

1865

age 73

1864

age 72

1863

age 71

1862

age 70

1861

age 69
Work for choir

Laus deo


1860

age 68

1859

age 67

1858

age 66
Work for choir

Mi lagnero tacendo


1857

age 65
Work for choir

O Salutaris Hostia


1856

age 64

1855

age 63

1854

age 62

1853

age 61

1852

age 60
Work for choir

Giovanna d'Arco


Cantata

1851

age 59

1850

age 58

1849

age 57

1848

age 56
Work for choir

Francesca da Rimini


1847

age 55
Work for choir

Cantata in onore del sommo pontefice Pio IX


Work for choir

Tantum ergo


1846

age 54

1845

age 53

1844

age 52
Work for choir

L'âme délaissée


Work for choir

Trois choeurs religieux


1843

age 51
Work for soloist

Scherzo for piano in A major


1842

age 50

1841

age 49
Work for choir

Stabat Mater


Published in 1831

1840

age 48

1839

age 47

1838

age 46

1837

age 45
Work for orchestra

Trois marches militaires pour le mariage du duc d'Orléans


Work composed for military orchestra

1836

age 44
Work for choir

2 Nocturnes


1. Adieu à l'Italie, je te quitte, belle Italie

2. Le départ, il faut partir

Work for choir

Nizza


1835

age 43
Work for choir

La Danza


texts by Carlo Pepoli

Work for choir

The Venetian Regatta

La regata veneziana


Work for choir

Les soirées musicales


1. Promessa

2. Il Rimprovero

3. La Partenza

4. L'Orgia

5. L'Invito

6. La Pastorella dell'Alpi

7. La Gita in Gondola

8. La Danza

9. La Regata Veneziana

10. La Pesca

11. La Serenata

12. I Marinari

1834

age 42
Work for choir

La dichiarazione


1833

age 41

1832

age 40

1831

age 39
Work for choir

La passeggiata


1830

age 38
Work for choir

L'armonica cetra del nune


Cantata

Work for choir

Orage et beau temps


1829

age 37
Work for chamber orchestra

Fantasy


Duet, composed for piano and clarinet

1828

age 36
Opera

Le comte Ory


Opéra comique

Premiere on 1828-08-20

Work for orchestra with soloist

Rendez-vous de chasse


Work composed for horn and orchestra

Opera

William Tell

Guillaume Tell


texts by Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy

Published in 1829

Premiere on 1829-08-03

1827

age 35
Work for choir

Cantata per il battesimo del figlio del banchiere Aguado


Opera

Moses in Egypt

Moïse et Pharaon ou Le passage de la mer rouge


texts by Andrea Leone Tottola

Premiere on 1818-03-05

Work for choir

Les adieux à Rome


Work for choir

Tre quartetti da camera


1826

age 34
Opera

The Siege of Corinth

Le siège de Corinthe


Tragédie en musique

Premiere on 1826-10-09

Opera

Adina, ossia Il califfo di Bagdad


texts by Gherardo Bevilacqua-Aldobrandini

Farsa

Premiere on 1826-06-22

Opera

Ivanhoé


texts by Émile Deschamps

Premiere on 1826-09-15

1825

age 33
Opera

The Journey to Reims, or The Hotel of the Golden Fleur-de-lis

Il viaggio a Reims, ossia L'albergo del Giglio d'Oro


texts by Luigi Balocchi

Dramma giocoso

Premiere on 1825-06-19

1824

age 32
Work for chamber orchestra

Duetto per Violoncello e Contrabasso


Work composed for cello and double bass

Work for choir

Il pianto delle muse in morte di Lord Byron


Cantata

Work for choir

Tantum ergo


Work for choir

In giorno si bello


Work for choir

Ridiamo, cantiamo, che tutto sen va


Work for choir

Dall'oriente l'astro del giorno


1823

age 31
Work for chamber orchestra

Serenade for violins, viol, flute, oboe, english horn and cello


Work for soloist

Waltz in E-flat major


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

Omaggio pastorale


Cantata

Opera

Semiramide


texts by Gaetano Rossi

Premiere on 1823-02-03

1822

age 30
Work for orchestra

Passo doppio


Work composed for military orchestra

Work for choir

Il vero omaggio


Cantata

Work for choir

La santa alleanza


Cantata

Work for choir

Giunone


Cantata

Opera

Zelmira


texts by Andrea Leone Tottola

Premiere on 1822-02-16

Work for choir

Addio ai viennesi


1821

age 29
Opera

Matilde of Shabran, or Beauty with a Heart of Iron

Matilde di Shabran, ossia Bellezza e Cuor di Ferro


texts by Jacopo Ferretti

Dramma giocoso

Premiere on 1821-02-24

Work for choir

La riconoscenza


Cantata

Work for choir

Infelice ch'io son


Work for choir

Canzonetta spagnuola


Work for choir

La pastorella


Work for choir

Belta crudele


Work for choir

Il carnevale di Venezia


1820

age 28
Work for chamber orchestra

Andante e tema con variazioni per arpa e violino


Work composed for harp and violin

Opera

Maometto secondo


Premiere on 1820-12-03

Work for choir

Messa di Gloria


Premiere on 1820-03-24

Work for choir

Preghiera


1819

age 27
Opera

Ermione


texts by Andrea Leone Tottola

Opera seria

Premiere on 1819-03-27

Work for choir

Cantata... 9 maggio 1819


Work for choir

Omaggio umiliato


Cantata

Opera

The Lady of the Lake

La donna del lago


texts by Andrea Leone Tottola

Premiere on 1819-10-24

Opera

Bianca and Falliero, or The Counsel of Three

Bianca e Falliero, Il consiglio dei tre


texts by Felice Romani

Premiere on 1819-12-26

Opera

Eduardo e Cristina


texts by Andrea Leone Tottola

Premiere on 1819-04-24

1818

age 26
Opera

Moses in Egypt

Mosè in Egitto


texts by Andrea Leone Tottola

Premiere on 1818-03-05

Opera

Ricciardo and Zoraide

Ricciardo e Zoraide


Premiere on 1818-12-03

Work for choir

Il trovatore


1817

age 25
Opera

The Thieving Magpie

La gazza ladra


texts by Giovanni Gherardini

Published in 1819

Premiere on 1817-05-31

Opera

Armida


texts by Giovanni Schmidt

Premiere on 1817-11-11

Opera

Adelaide of Burgundy, or Otto, King of Italy

Adelaide di Borgogna, ossia Ottone, re d'Italia


texts by Giovanni Schmidt

Premiere on 1817-12-27

1816

age 24
Opera

Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant

La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo


texts by Jacopo Ferretti

Dramma giocoso

Premiere on 1817-01-25

Opera

The Newspaper, or The Marriage Contest

La gazzetta, ossia Il matrimonio per concorso


texts by Giuseppe Palomba

Opera buffa

Premiere on 1816-09-26

Work for choir

Le nozze di Teti e di Peleo


Cantata

Opera

Otello, ossia Il Moro di Venezia


Premiere on 1816-12-04

1815

age 23
Opera

Torvaldo and Dorliska

Torvaldo e Dorliska


texts by Cesare Sterbini

Opera semiseria

Premiere on 1815-12-26

Work for choir

L'aurora


Cantata

Opera

Elizabeth, Queen of England

Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra


texts by Giovanni Schmidt

Premiere on 1815-10-04

1814

age 22
Opera

The Turk in Italy

Il turco in Italia


texts by Felice Romani

Opera buffa

Premiere on 1814-08-14

Work for choir

Egle ed Irene


Cantata

Opera

Sigismondo


texts by Giuseppe Maria Foppa

Premiere on 1814-12-26

Work for choir

Amore mi assisti


1813

age 21
Opera

The Italian Girl in Algiers

L'italiana in Algeri


texts by Angelo Anelli

Dramma giocoso

Premiere on 1813-05-22

Opera

Signor Bruschino, or The Gambling Son

Il signor Bruschino, ossia Il figlio per azzardo


texts by Giuseppe Maria Foppa

Farsa

Published in 1812

Premiere on 1813-01-27

Opera

Aureliano in Palmira


texts by Felice Romani

Opera seria

Premiere on 1813-12-26

Opera

Tancredi


texts by Gaetano Rossi

Premiere on 1813-02-06

Work for choir

Alla voce della gloria


Work for choir

Qual voce, quai note


Work for choir

Quoniam


1812

age 20
Opera

The Silken Ladder

La scala di seta


texts by Giuseppe Maria Foppa

Farsa

Premiere on 1812-05-09

Opera

Demetrio e Polibio


texts by Vincenzina Viganò-Mombelli

Opera seria

Premiere on 1812-05-18

Opera

The Touchstone

La pietra del paragone


texts by Luigi Romanelli

Dramma giocoso

Premiere on 1812-09-26

Opera

The Fortunate Deception

L'inganno felice


texts by Giuseppe Maria Foppa

Farsa

Premiere on 1812-01-08

Opera

Makes a Thief, or The Exchanged Suitcase

L'occasione fa il ladro, ossia Il cambio della valigia


Burletta

Premiere on 1812-11-24

Work for chamber orchestra

Andante and Variations for oboe and harp in F major


Work for choir

Dalle quete e pallid'ombre


Cantata

Opera

Cyrus in Babylon, or The Downfall of Belshazzar

Ciro in Babilonia, ossia La caduta di Baldassare


Premiere in 1812

Work for choir

La mia pace io già perdei


1811

age 19
Opera

The Curious Misunderstanding

L'equivoco stravagante


Dramma giocoso

Premiere on 1811-10-26

Work for choir

La morte di Didone


Cantata

1810

age 18
Opera

The Marriage Contract

La cambiale di matrimonio


texts by Gaetano Rossi

Farsa

Premiere on 1810-11-03

Work for orchestra

Sinfonia "obbligata a contrabasso"


Symphony, composed for orchestra

Work for choir

Dolce aurette che spirate


1809

age 17
Work for orchestra with soloist

Variations for clarinet and orchestra in C major


Work for orchestra

Sinfonia in E-flat major


Work composed for orchestra

1808

age 16
Work for chamber orchestra

6 Sonatas a quattro


Work composed for flute, violin, horn and bassoon

1. Sonata No. 1 for flute, 2 violins, horn and bassoon in F major

2. Sonata No. 2 for flute, 2 violins, horn and bassoon in G major

3. Sonata No. 3 for flute, 2 violins, horn and bassoon in F major

4. Sonata No. 4 for flute, 2 violins, horn and bassoon in B-flat major

5. Sonata No. 5 for flute, 2 violins, horn and bassoon in E-flat major

6. Sonata No. 6 for flute, 2 violins, horn and bassoon in D major

Work for orchestra

Sinfonia in D major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

Il pianto d'armonia sulla morte di Orfeo


Cantata

1807

age 15

1806

age 14
Work for chamber orchestra

5 Duets for horn


Work for orchestra

Sinfonia "al conventello"


Symphony, composed for orchestra

1805

age 13

1804

age 12
Work for chamber orchestra

6 Sonatas a quattro


Work composed for violin, cello and double bass

1. Sonata No. 1 for 2 violins, cello and double bass in G major

2. Sonata No. 2 for 2 violins, cello and double bass in A major

3. Sonata No. 3 for 2 violins, cello and double bass in C major

4. Sonata No. 4 for 2 violins, cello and double bass in B-flat major

5. Sonata No. 5 for 2 violins, cello and double bass in E-flat major

6. Sonata No. 6 for 2 violins, cello and double bass in D major

1803

age 11

1802

age 10

1801

age 9
Work for choir

Se il vuol la molinara


Not-dated works

Opera

The Barber of Seville

Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia L'inutile precauzione


texts by Cesare Sterbini

Opera buffa

Published in 1815

Premiere on 1816-02-20

Work for soloist

Péchés de vieillesse XII Quelques riens pour album


Work composed for piano

1. Allegretto

2. Allegretto moderato

3. Allegretto moderato

4. Andante sostenuto

5. Allegretto moderato

6. Andante maestoso

7. Andantino mosso

8. Andantino sostenuto

9. Allegretto moderato

10. Andantino mosso

11. Andantino mosso

12. Allegretto moderato (Danse sibérienne)

13. Allegretto brillante

14. Allegro vivace

15. Petite galette Allemande, allegro brillante

16. Douces réminiscenses, andantino

17. Andantino mosso quasi allegretto

18. Andantino mosso

19. Allegretto moderato

20. Allegretto brillante

21. Andantino sostenuto

22. Thème et variations sur le mode mineur, andantino mosso

23. Thème et variations sur le mode majeur, allegretto moderato

24. Un rien sur le mode enharmonique, adagio

Work for soloist

Péchés de vieillesse X Miscellanée pour piano


Work composed for piano

1. Prélude blagueur

2. Des tritons s’il vous plaït (Montée-descente)

3. Petite pensée

4. Une bagatelle

5. In Nomine Patris

6. Petite Caprice (Style Offenbach)

Work for chamber orchestra

Péchés de vieillesse IX Album pour piano, violon, violoncello, harmonium et cor


Work composed for piano, violin, cello, harmonium and horn

1. Mélodie candide

2. Chansonnette

3. La Savoie aimante

4. Un mot à Paganini (Élégie)

5. Impromptu tarantellisé

6. Échantillon du chant de Noël à l’Italienne

7. Marche et reminiscence pour mon dernier voyage

8. Prélude, thème et variations pour cor, avec accompagnement de piano.

9. Prélude Italien

10. Une larme, thème et variations

11. Échantillon de blague mélodique sur les noires de la main droite

12. Petite fanfare à quatre mains

Work for soloist

Péchés de vieillesse V Album pour les enfants adolescents


Work composed for piano

1. Première communion

2. Thème naïf et variations

3. Saltarello à l’Italienne

4. Prélude moresque

5. Valse lugubre

6. Imromptu anodin

7. L’innocence Italienne; La candeur Française

8. Prélude convulsif

9. La lagune de Venise à l’expiration de l’année 1861!!!

10. Ouf! Les petits pois

11. Un sauté

12. Hachis romantique

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse IV Quatre hors d’œuvres et quatre mendiants


Variation

1. Quatres hors d’oeuvres : Les radis

2. Quatres hors d’oeuvres : Les anchois

3. Quatres hors d’oeuvres : Les cornichons

4. Quatres hors d’oeuvres : Le beurre

5. Quatre mendiants : Les figues sèches, "Me voilà – bonjour madame”

6. Quatre mendiants : Les amandes, "Minuit sonne – bonsoir madame”

7. Quatre mendiants : Les raisins, "À ma petite perruche”

8. Quatre mendiants : Les noisettes, "À ma chère Nini”

Work for chamber orchestra

Péchés de vieillesse XIV Altri Péchés de vieillesse


1. Or che s’oscura il ciel

2. Canone antisavant à 3 voix, "Vive l’empéreur”.

3. Canzonetta, La Venitienne, per piano solo

4. Petite promenade de Passy à Courbevoie

5. Une réjouissance

6. Encore un peu de blague

7. Tourniquet sur la gamme chromatique, ascendent et descendent

8. Ritornelle gothique

9. Un rien (pour album), "Ave Maria”

10. Metastasio (pour album), "Sogna il guerrier”

11. Brindisi, "Del fanciullo il primo canto”

12. Solo per violoncello, senza accompagnamento di piano

13. Questo palpito soave

14. L’ultimo pensiero, "Patria, consorti, figli!”

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse XIII Musique anodine "Mi lagnerò tacendo”


1. Allegretto moderato

2. Andantino

3. Andantino mosso

4. Andantino moderato

5. Allegretto moderato

6. Andantino moderato

7. Allegretto moderato

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse XI Miscellanée de musique vocale


1. Ariette villageoise, "Que le jour me dure”

2. La chanson du Bébé, "Maman, le gros Bébé t’appelle”

3. Amour sans espoir (Tirana a l’Espagnole rossinizée), "Faut-il gémir d’amour sans retour”

4. A ma belle mère, "Requiem Eternam”

5. O salutaris, de campagne, "O Salutaris Hostia”

6. Aragonese, "Mi lagnerò tacendo”

7. Arietta all’antica, dedotta dal "O salutaris Ostia”, "Mi lagnerò tacendo”

8. Il candore in fuga

9. Mottetto dedicato a Maria Santissima Annunziata, "Salve amabilis Maria”

10. Giovanna d’Arco

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse VIII Album de château


1. Spécimen de l’Ancien Régime

2. Prélude pétulant-rococo

3. Un regret, un espoir

4. Bolero Tartare

5. Prélude prétentieux

6. Spécimen de mon temps

7. Valse anti-dansante

8. Prélude semipastorale

9. Tarantelle pur sang (avec traversée de la procession)

10. Un rêve

11. Prélude soi-disant dramatique

12. Spécimen de l’avenir

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse VII Album de chaumière


1. Gymnastique d’écartement

2. Prélude fugassé

3. Petite Polka Chinoise

4. Petite Valse de boudoir

5. Prélude inoffensif

6. Petite Valse, L’huile de ricin

7. Un profond sommeil; un réveil en sursaut

8. Plain-chant Chinois

9. Un cauchemar

10. Valse boiteuse

11. Un pensée à Florence

12. Marche

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse VI Album pour les enfants dégourdis


1. Mon prélude hygiénique du matin

2. Prélude baroque

3. Memento homo

4. Assez de memento : dansons

5. La Pesarese

6. Valse torturée

7. Une caresse à ma femme

8. Barcarole

9. Un petit train de plaisir comico-imitatif

10. Fausse couche de Polka Mazurka

11. Étude asthmatique

12. Un enterrement en carneval

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse III Morceaux réservés


1. Chœur, "Pleure, pleure, muse sublime”

2. L’esule, "Qui sempre ride in cielo”

3. Les amants de Séville (Tirana pour deux voix), "Loin de votre Séville”

4. Ave Maria, "Ave Maria, gratia plena”

5. Petite mélodie sur La Gamme Chinoise, "Mon cœur blessé”

6. Le chant des Titans, "Guerre! Massacre! Carnage!”

7. Preghiera, "Tu che di verde il prato”

8. Au chevet d’un mourant "De la douleur naît l’espérance”

9. Le Sylvain, "Belles nymphes blondes”

10. Cantemus, "Cantemus domino”

11. Ariette à l’ancienne, "Que le jour me dure”

12. Le départ des promis, Tyrolienne sentimentale, "L’honneur appelle”

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse II Album français


1. Toast pour le nouvel an, "En ce jour si doux"

2. Roméo, "Juliette, chère idole”

3. La grande coquette (Ariette Pompadour), "La perle des coquettes”

4. Un sou, "Pitié pour la misère”

5. Chanson de Zora. La petite bohémienne. "Gens de la plaine”

6. La nuit de Noël, "Calme et sans voile”

7. Le Dodo des enfants, "Mon fils, rose éphémère”

8. Le lazzarone. "Au bord des flots d’Azur”

9. Adieux à la vie !, "Salut! dernière aurore”

10. Soupirs et sourirs, "Dans le sentier des Roses”

11. L’orpheline du Tyrol. "Seule, une pauvre enfant”

12. Chœur de chasseurs démocrates, "En chasse amis, en chasse”

Song, lied

Péchés de vieillesse I Album italiano


1. I gondolieri, "Voghiam sull’agil vela”

2. La lontananza, "Quando dal tuo verone”

3. Tirana alla spagnola (rossinizzata) "Mi lagnerò tacendo”

4. L’ultimo ricordo, "Odi di un uom che muore”

5. La fioraja fiorentina, "I più bei fior comprate”

6. Le gittane, "Il suon, le danze, il canto”

7. Ave Maria (su due note) "A te che benedetta”

8. La regata veneziana Tre canzonette 1 : Anzoleta avanti la regata, "Là su la machina”

9. La regata veneziana Tre canzonette 2 : Anzoleta co passa la regata, "Ixe qua vardeli povereti”

10. La regata veneziana Tre canzonette 3 : Anzoleta dopo la regata, "Ciapa un baso”

11. Il fanciullo smarrito, "Oh! chi avesse trovato un faciulletto”

12. La passeggiata, "Finche sereno è il cielo”

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