Sonata Essential masterworks
Other renowned works
1942 - Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major Sergei Prokofiev
1913 - Piano Sonata No. 2 Sergei Rachmaninoff
1894 - 2 Sonatas for clarinet and piano Johannes Brahms
1853 - Piano Sonata in B minor Franz Liszt
1821 - Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major Ludwig van Beethoven
1820 - Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major Ludwig van Beethoven
1817 - Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, “Hammerklavier” Ludwig van Beethoven
1809 - Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, “Les Adieux” Ludwig van Beethoven
1789 - Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1778 - Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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).
1760 .. 1840 : 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 °
1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °
1813-1883 Richard Wagner °
1838-1875 Georges Bizet °
° : Masterpieces listed
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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.
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