Carl Orff Masterpieces

Essential works

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Carl Orff
1982
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1937

Carmina Burana

Work for choir

Orff Schulwerk

Work for chamber orchestra

1954

The Moon

Opera

1939

Catulli Carmina

Work for choir

1943
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Creative activity

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 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1911

63 years

1973

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music

Work for choir (7)

Song, lied (14)

Opera (11)

Work for chamber orchestra (1)

Work for orchestra (1)

Other renowned works

1973 - Play of the End of Time

1968 - Prometheus

1953 - Astutuli, eine bairische Komödie

1953 - Trionfo di Afrodite

1949 - Antigone

Compositions by Carl Orff (30+) ...

1890 .. 1980 : the essential composers

1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °

1841-1904 Antonín Dvořák °

1843-1907 Edvard Grieg °

1813-1901 Giuseppe Verdi °

1865-1957 Jean Sibelius °

1862-1918 Claude Debussy °

1858-1924 Giacomo Puccini °

1873-1943 Sergei Rachmaninoff °

1875-1937 Maurice Ravel °

1857-1934 Edward Elgar °

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Carl Orff




The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.

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