Charles Gounod Masterpieces

Essential works

1818
Charles Gounod
1893
40+ works listed
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Faust

Opera

1859
1867

Marche Pontificale

Work for orchestra

1869

La Petite Symphonie

Work for chamber orchestra

1885

Mireille

Opera

1864

Creative activity

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 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1842

52 years

1893

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music

Work for choir (10)

Song, lied (3)

Opera (18)

Work for soloist (1)

Work for chamber orchestra (7)

Work for orchestra (3)

Other renowned works

1876 - Philémon et Baucis

1861 - La reine de Saba

1858 - Le médecin malgré lui

1854 - La nonne sanglante

1851 - Sapho

Compositions by Charles Gounod (40+) ...

1810 .. 1890 : the essential composers

1770-1827 Ludwig van Beethoven °

1810-1849 Frédéric Chopin °

1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °

1797-1828 Franz Schubert °

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °

1841-1904 Antonín Dvořák °

1843-1907 Edvard Grieg °

1813-1883 Richard Wagner °

1838-1875 Georges Bizet °

1809-1847 Felix Mendelssohn °

1840-1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky °

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Charles Gounod




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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