Ludwig van Beethoven Masterpieces

Essential works

1770
Ludwig van Beethoven
1827
440+ works listed
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Symphony No. 9 in D minor

Work for orchestra

1824

Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Work for orchestra

1807

Symphony No. 7 in A major

Work for orchestra

1811

Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, “Emperor”

Work for orchestra with soloist

1809

Creative activity

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 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1782

45 years

1826

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

not qualified (100)

Work for choir (11)

Song, lied (29)

Opera (2)

Work for soloist (83)

Work for chamber orchestra (88)

Work for orchestra (26)

Work for orchestra with soloist (14)

Theatrical music (1)

Other renowned works

1808 - Symphony No. 6 in F major, “Pastorale”

1808 - Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major

1803 - Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, “Eroica”

1799 - Symphony No. 1 in C major

1797 - Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, “Pathetique”

Compositions by Ludwig van Beethoven (440+) ...

1770 .. 1820 : the essential composers

1756-1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart °

1770-1827 Ludwig van Beethoven °

1810-1849 Frédéric Chopin °

1797-1828 Franz Schubert °

1732-1809 Joseph Haydn °

1813-1883 Richard Wagner °

1813-1901 Giuseppe Verdi °

1809-1847 Felix Mendelssohn °

1792-1868 Gioachino Rossini °

1811-1886 Franz Liszt °

1714-1787 Christoph Willibald von Gluck

1782-1840 Niccolò Paganini °

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Ludwig van Beethoven




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