The 19th-century classical music greatest works
Other renowned works
1886 - Le Carnaval des animaux Camille Saint-Saëns
1874 - The Valkyrie Richard Wagner
1874 - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1874 - Pictures from an Exhibition Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
1865 - Peer Gynt Edvard Grieg
1845 - Lohengrin Richard Wagner
1841 - Nabucco Giuseppe Verdi
1811 - Symphony No. 7 in A major Ludwig van Beethoven
1809 - Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, “Emperor” Ludwig van Beethoven
1801 - Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, “Moonlight Sonata” 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).
1800 .. 1900 : the essential composers
1770-1827 Ludwig van Beethoven °
1797-1828 Franz Schubert °
1810-1849 Frédéric Chopin °
1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °
1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °
1732-1809 Joseph Haydn °
1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °
1841-1904 Antonín Dvořák °
° : Masterpieces listed
On stage or recorded, listen these essential works
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
Some major genres or forms among the 150 listed
The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.