The Baroque greatest works
Other renowned works
1749 - Music for the Royal Fireworks George Frideric Handel
1749 - Mass in B minor Johann Sebastian Bach
1727 - Coronation Anthem No. 1, “Zadok the priest” George Frideric Handel
1723 - Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben Johann Sebastian Bach
1722 - Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major Johann Sebastian Bach
1717 - The Water Music George Frideric Handel
1715 - Gloria Antonio Vivaldi
1711 - 12 Concertos, “L’Estro Armonico” Antonio Vivaldi
1688 - Dido and Aeneas Henry Purcell
1609 - L'Orfeo Claudio Monteverdi
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).
1600 .. 1750 : the essential composers
1685-1750 Johann Sebastian Bach °
1732-1809 Joseph Haydn °
1678-1741 Antonio Vivaldi °
1685-1759 George Frideric Handel °
1714-1787 Christoph Willibald von Gluck
1714-1788 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
1681-1767 Georg Philipp Telemann
1653-1713 Arcangelo Corelli °
° : 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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