Quartet Essential masterworks
Other renowned works
1964 - String Quartet No. 10 in A-flat major Dmitri Shostakovich
1946 - String Quartet No. 3 in F major Dmitri Shostakovich
1923 - String Quartet No. 1, “The Kreutzer Sonata” Leoš Janáček
1893 - String Quartet No. 12 in F major, “Americký” Antonín Dvořák
1876 - String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, “Aus meinem Leben” Bedřich Smetana
1875 - Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor Johannes Brahms
1873 - Quartet in E minor Giuseppe Verdi
1871 - String Quartet No. 1 in D major Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1826 - String Quartet No. 15 in G major Franz Schubert
1826 - String Quartets, “Late String Quartets” Ludwig van Beethoven
This selection of works is not the result of personal preferences or artistic opinion. Selected works come from an exclusive data analysis method developed by soclassiq.
The dating of the works can be precise or sometimes approximate. It may correspond to the premiere date or publication year or completion of the composition (that can be several years after its first public execution).
1770 .. 1980 : the essential composers
1770-1827 Ludwig van Beethoven °
1756-1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart °
1810-1849 Frédéric Chopin °
1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °
1797-1828 Franz Schubert °
1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °
1732-1809 Joseph Haydn °
1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °
° : Masterpieces listed
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Meet the greatest works of classical music
Currently, 25000+ works are listed for a small selection of 101 composers among thousands listed here. Many composers are missing of which some are essential: J. Rodriguo, C. Franck, H. Gorecki, C. Nielsen, J.Corigliano, P. Hindemith, C. Ives, A. Webern ... New catalogues will be processed later to complete this experience of the discovery of the classical music masterpieces. Thus this selection of works will be updated.
Through the ages
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The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.