Giuseppe Verdi Complete works

Vocal music
Instrumental music

Work for choir (10)

Song, lied (19)

Opera (30)

Work for chamber orchestra (3)

Work for orchestra (1)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1830

65 years

1894

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

1894

age 81
Work for choir

Pietà, Signor


Work composed for voice and piano

1893

age 80

1892

age 79

1891

age 78

1890

age 77

1889

age 76
Work for choir

4 Sacred Pieces


Ave Maria

Composed from 1888

Published in 1898

1. Ave Maria

2. Stabat Mater

3. Laudi alla Vergine Maria

4. Te Deum

Opera

Falstaff


texts by Arrigo Boito

Premiere on 1893-02-09

1888

age 75

1887

age 74

1886

age 73

1885

age 72

1884

age 71
Opera

Otello


texts by Arrigo Boito

Premiere on 1887-02-05

1883

age 70

1882

age 69

1881

age 68

1880

age 67
Work for choir

Pater Noster


Work composed for voice

1879

age 66

1878

age 65

1877

age 64

1876

age 63

1875

age 62

1874

age 61
Work for choir

Messa da requiem


Work composed for soloist, choir and orchestra

1873

age 60
Work for chamber orchestra

Quartet in E minor


Work composed for string quartet

Published in 1876

1872

age 59

1871

age 58

1870

age 57
Opera

Aida


texts by Antonio Ghislanzoni

Published in 1872

Premiere on 1871-12-24

1869

age 56
Work for choir

Libera me, Domine


Work composed for soprano, choir and orchestra

Song, lied

Stornello


Work composed for voice and piano

1868

age 55

1867

age 54
Opera

Re Lear


1866

age 53

1865

age 52
Work for chamber orchestra

Romanza senza parole


Romance, composed for piano

Opera

Don Carlos


texts by Joseph Méry

Premiere on 1867-03-11

Opera

Don Carlo


texts by Joseph Méry

Premiere on 1867-03-11

1864

age 51

1863

age 50
Song, lied

Il brigidino


Work composed for voice and piano

1862

age 49
Work for choir

Inno delle nazioni


Work composed for soloist, choir and orchestra

Premiere in 1862

1861

age 48
Opera

The Force of Destiny

La forza del destino


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1862-11-10

1860

age 47

1859

age 46
Work for chamber orchestra

Waltz in F major


Work composed for piano

1858

age 45
Song, lied

Sgombra, o gentil, dall'ansia mente


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

La preghiera del poeta


Work composed for voice and piano

1857

age 44
Opera

Un ballo in maschera


texts by Antonio Somma

Premiere on 1859-02-17

Opera

Simon Boccanegra


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1857-03-12

1856

age 43

1855

age 42
Opera

The Sicilian Vespers

Les Vêpres siciliennes


texts by Eugène Scribe

Premiere on 1855-06-13

1854

age 41
Opera

Aroldo


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1857-08-15

1853

age 40
Song, lied

Fiorara


Work composed for voice and piano

1852

age 39
Opera

La traviata


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1853-03-06

1851

age 38

1850

age 37
Song, lied

Berceuse Fiorellin che sorge appena


Work composed for voice and piano

Opera

Rigoletto


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1851-03-11

Opera

Il trovatore


texts by Salvadore Cammarano

Published in 1852

Premiere on 1853-01-19

Opera

Stiffelio


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1850-11-16

1849

age 36
Song, lied

L'Abandonnée


Work composed for voice and piano

Opera

Luisa Miller


texts by Salvadore Cammarano

Premiere on 1849-12-08

Opera

The Battle of Legnano

La battaglia di Legnano


texts by Salvadore Cammarano

Premiere on 1849-01-27

1848

age 35
Work for choir

Suona la tromba


Work composed for male choir, piano and orchestra

Opera

Il corsaro


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1848-10-25

Work for choir

La patria


1847

age 34
Song, lied

Il poveretto


Work composed for voice and piano

Opera

Macbeth


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1847-03-14

Opera

I masnadieri


texts by Andrea Maffei

Premiere on 1847-07-22

Opera

Jérusalem


texts by Alphonse Royer

Premiere on 1847-11-26

1846

age 33
Opera

Attila


texts by Temistocle Solera

Premiere on 1846-03-17

1845

age 32
Song, lied

Sei romanze


Melody, composed for voice and piano

1. Il tramonto

2. La zingara

3. Ad una stella

4. Lo spazzacamino

5. Il mistero

6. Brindisi

Song, lied

Amo l'ora del giorno che muore


Work composed for voice and piano

Opera

Alzira


texts by Salvadore Cammarano

Premiere on 1845-02-12

1844

age 31
Song, lied

Era bella, ancor più bella


Work composed for voice and harpsichord

Opera

Giovanna d'Arco


texts by Temistocle Solera

Premiere on 1845-02-15

Opera

I due Foscari


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1844-11-03

1843

age 30
Song, lied

È la vita un mar d'affanni


Work composed for voice and harpsichord

Song, lied

Cupo è il sepolcro e mutolo


Work composed for voice and piano

Opera

Ernani


texts by Francesco Maria Piave

Premiere on 1844-03-09

Opera

I Lombardi alla prima crociata


texts by Temistocle Solera

Premiere on 1843-02-11

1842

age 29
Song, lied

Chi i bei dì m'adduce ancora


Work composed for voice and piano

1841

age 28
Opera

Nabucco


texts by Temistocle Solera

Premiere on 1842-03-09

1840

age 27
Opera

Un giorno di regno, o Il finto Stanislao


texts by Felice Romani

Premiere on 1840-09-05

1839

age 26
Song, lied

Guarda che bianca luna !


Nocturne, composed for soprano, tenor, bass and flute

Song, lied

La seduzione


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

L'esule


Work composed for voice and piano

Opera

Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio


texts by Temistocle Solera

Premiere on 1839-11-17

1838

age 25
Song, lied

Sei romanze


Melody, composed for voice and piano

1. Non t'accostare all'urna

2. More, Elisa, lo stanco poeta

3. In solitaria stanza

4. Nell'orror di notte oscura

5. Perduta ho la pace

6. Deh, pietosa, oh addolorata

1837

age 24
Work for choir

Messa di Gloria


Mass

1836

age 23
Work for choir

Tantum Ergo


Work composed for tenor and orchestra

1835

age 22

1834

age 21

1833

age 20
Song, lied

Io la vidi


Work composed for tenor and orchestra

1832

age 19

1831

age 18

1830

age 17
Work for orchestra

Sinfonia del M° Verdi


Symphony, composed for orchestra

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