The 20th century greatest works Classical music, opera

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1892

The Nutcracker PI. Tchaikovsky

Ballet

1928

Boléro M. Ravel

Work for orchestra

1937

Carmina Burana C. Orff

Work for choir

1924

Rhapsody in Blue G. Gershwin

Work for orchestra with soloist

1893
1913

The Rite of Spring I. Stravinsky

Ballet

1901

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor S. Rachmaninoff

Work for orchestra with soloist

1935

Romeo and Juliet S. Prokofiev

Ballet

1896

Thus Spoke Zarathustra R. Strauss

Work for orchestra

1902

Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor G. Mahler

Work for orchestra

Other renowned works

1936 - Adagio for strings Samuel Barber

1936 - Peter and the Wolf Sergei Prokofiev

1910 - The Firebird Igor Stravinsky

1905 - Violin Concerto in D minor Jean Sibelius

1901 - Pomp and Circumstance Edward Elgar

1900 - Finlandia Jean Sibelius

1899 - Transfigured night Arnold Schoenberg

1896 - Symphony No. 1 in D major, “Titan” Gustav Mahler

1893 - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, “Pathétique” Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1887 - Prince Igor Alexander Borodin

1890 .. 2010 : the essential composers

1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °

1841-1904 Antonín Dvořák °

1843-1907 Edvard Grieg °

1840-1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky °

1813-1901 Giuseppe Verdi °

1865-1957 Jean Sibelius °

1862-1918 Claude Debussy °

1858-1924 Giacomo Puccini °

1873-1943 Sergei Rachmaninoff °

1875-1937 Maurice Ravel °

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