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Composers

Music Akshai

QuestionAnswer
Nixon in China John Adams
won 2003 Pulitzer Prize for music John Adams
Celeberated more as an organist than composer while alive J.S. Bach
Brandenburg Concertos J.S. Bach
Well Tempered Clavier J.S. Bach
Adagio for Strings Samuel Barber
Vanessa Samuel Barber
won 1958 Music Pulitzer Samuel Barber
won 1963 Pulitzer in Music Samuel Barber
Hungarian Folk Music Bela Bartok
Symphie Fantastique Hector Berlioz
Romeo et Juliette Hector Berlioz
Carmen Georges Bizet
close relationship with Clara Schumann Johannes Brahms
A German Requiem Johannes Brahms
Weigenlied (Lullaby) Johannes Brahms
A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra Benjamin Britten
Rape of Lucretia Benjamin Britten
Death in Venice Benjamin Britten
4'33'' John Cage
Invented the Prepared Piano John Cage
French Mother and Polish Father and composed mostly piano works Frederic Chopin
Affair w/ George Sand Chopin
Black Keys Etude Chopin
Billy the Kid Aaron Copland
Rodeo Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring Aaron Copland
won Pulitzer in Music in 1945 Aaron Copland
Fanfare for the Common Man Aaron Copland
film score for Of Mice and Men Aaron Copland
La Mer Claude Debussy
Clair de lune Claude Debussy
L'apres-midi d'un faune Claude Debussy
The Sorcerer's Apprentice Paul Dukas
Wrote Mickey Mouse Fantasia music on a story by Goethe Paul Dukas
Slavonic Dances Antonin Dvorak
From the New World Antonin Dvorak
Pomp and Circumstances Sir Edward Elgar
Rhapsody in Blue George Gershwin
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off George Gershwin
Porgy and Bess George Gershwin
first jazz opera; contained Ain't Misbehavin and Summertime George Gershwin
Einstein on the BEach Philip Glass
Peer Gynt Suites Edvard Grieg
In the Hall of the Mountain King Edvard Grieg
Messiah George Frideric Handel
oratorio containing Hallelujah Chorus George Frideric Handel
Water Music (written for George I) George Frideric Handel
Music for the Royal Fireworks (written for Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle) George Frideric Handel
Suprise Symphony Joseph Haydn
The Seasons (oratorio) Joseph Haydn
London Symphonies Joseph Haydn
Mars and Jupiter symphony section (composer interested in Eastern and Indian culture) Gustav Holst
The Planets Gustav Holst
Hansel and Gretel Engelbert Humperdinck
Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin
The Entertainer Scott Joplin
Treemonisha Scott Joplin
Hungarian Rhapsodies Franz Liszt
Originated practice of giving audience profile view Franz Liszt
Leonard Bernstein's idol Gustav Mahler
Resurrection Symphony Gustav Mahler
Song of the Earth Gustav Mahler
A Midsummer Night's Dream (overture) Felix Mendelssohn
The Wedding March Felix Mendelssohn
Amahl and the Night Visiters Gian Carlo Menotti
won Pulitzer in 1950 Gian Carlo Menotti
won 1955 Pulitzer Music Gian Carlo Menotti
Claudio Monteverdi Orfeo
Bridged High Rennaisance and Baroque Orfeo
bridged Classical and Romantic Beethoven
Boris Gudunov Modest Moussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition Modest Moussorgsky
subject of a play by Peter Schaffer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cosi Fan Tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
So Do All Women Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Don Giovanni Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Magic Flute Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Marriage of Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le Nozze di Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Die Zauberflote Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Carmina Burama Carl Orff
Such a great violin virtuoso, alleged to have sold his soul to the devil Niccolo Paganini
24 Capricci Niccolo Paganini
Sergei Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
La Boheme Giacomo Puccini
Tosca Giacomo Puccini
Madame Butterfly Giacomo Puccini
Turandot (unfinished) Giacomo Puccini
Dido and Aeneas Henry Purcell
Fairy Queen Henry Purcell
Bolero Maurice Ravel
Sheherazade Suite Rimsky-Korsakov
Leged of Tsar Sultan Rimsky-Korsakov
Flight of the Bumblebee Rimsky-Korsakov
Guillaume Tell Gioacchino Rossini
Il Barbiere di Siviglia Rossini
The Barber of Seville Rossini
William Tell Rossini
Danse macabre Camille Saint-Saens
Carnival of Animals Camille Saint-Saens
Gymnopedies Erik Satie
Unfinished Symphony Franz (Peter) Schubert
Scenes from Childhood Robert Schumann
Album for the Young Robert Schumann
Finlandia Jean Sibelius
"Waltz King" Johann Strauss II
Blue Danube Waltz Johann Strauss II
Die Fledermaus Johann Strauss II
The Bat Johann Strauss II
Also sprach Zarathustra Richard Strauss
based works on Oscar Wilde and Nietzsche Richard Strauss
Thus Spake Zarathustra Richard Strauss
Swan Lake Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Sleeping Beauty Peter Tchaikovsky
Nutcracker Tchaikovsky
1812 Overture Tchaikovsky
Firebird Stravinsky
Petrushka Stravinsky
Rite of Spring Stravinsky
Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi
La Traviata Giuseppe Verdi
Aida Giuseppe Verdi
Otello Giuseppe Verdi
Falstaff Giuseppe Verdi
First Four concertos a.k.a. Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi
Nicknamed the Red Priest Antonio Vivaldi
Gloria Vivaldi
wed Liszt's daughter Richard Wagner
Die Fleigende Hollander Richard Wagner
Flying Dutchman Richard Wagner
Tristan und Isolde Richard Wagner
Ride of the Valkyries Richard Wagner
Gotterdamerung Richard Wagner
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