Including Piano Reductions, Music with Organ, and Percussion Updated 28 September This page has music for clarinet with piano accompaniment including piano reductions of works with orchestral accompaniment. There are a small number for clarinet with organ or with harp. There are several pieces with bass and drums one without piano and another for clarinet and percussion. All collections of clarinet music some have piano accompaniment are on the Clarinet Music Collections page.
A Florentine who composed both the first opera ever, Dafneand the first surviving opera, Euridice His Giasone was " the most popular opera of the 17th century". Cadmus et Hermione is often regarded as the first example of French opera.
Purcell was the first English operatic composer of significance. His masterwork is Dido and Aeneas. A key figure in the development of opera seriaScarlatti claimed to have composed over operas, of which La Griselda is a notable example. Following in the genre established by Lully he endowed his works with a great richness of invention.
Johann Christoph Pepusch — Giovanni Battista Pergolesi — Though Pergolesi also composed opera seriashis most influential work was the short opera buffaLa serva padrona. In his reform operas from Orfeo ed Euridice onwards, he sought to throw off the formal conventions of opera seria and write music of "beautiful simplicity" his own words.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — The title role has proved a challenge to sopranos including Maria Callas since its premiere in Though Italian, Spontini is best known for his work in France during the Napoleonic era.
His masterpiece La vestale influenced Bellini and Berlioz. His grand opera La muette de Portici attained unexpected political influence when a performance in Brussels in sparked off a revolution which led to the creation of Belgium. Though he died young, his influence on later German composers, especially Wagnerwas immense.
His immortal Barber of Seville was the only one of his operas that was continuously performed into the 20th century,  but his serious operas, such as Semiramide and Ermioneare recognised as masterpieces now that singers with appropriate technique are again available to perform them.
Guillaume Tellhis swan-song, has a vast sweep  only equalled in the 19th century by the later works of VerdiMussorgsky and Wagner. German composer who was the most important exponent of German Romantic opera in the generation between Weber and Wagner.
Along with Rossini and BelliniDonizetti is generally acknowledged as one of the masters of the bel canto style. His masterwork is generally cited as being Lucia di Lammermoor.
On account of such works as Norma and I puritaniBellini is recognised as one of the leading composers of the bel canto style of opera.
French composer noted for the operas Mignon and Hamlet. In a series of "music dramas" such as Tristan und IsoldeParsifaland most of all his epic tetralogy Der Ring des NibelungenWagner abolished the traditional distinction between recitative and aria and pioneered a new through-composed style of opera.
His Faust still holds the stage today,  in spite of criticisms of its "Victorianism". Problems playing this file? Jacques Offenbach — was the founder of French operetta and a prolific composer of pieces which achieved tremendous success with Parisian audiences for their catchy melodies and satirical bite such as La Vie parisienne and Orpheus in the Underworld.
A "weekend composer" who spent 17 years working on a single opera, Prince Igorwhich now forms a key part of the Russian repertory.Aug 27, · It would be pretentious to say I don’t like Mozart’s work, there are pieces which are simply amazing, the requiem for instance; and he is undoubtedly one of the great composers of the 18th Century, but he’s not at the top of my list - so be it.
As I am still struggling through. It is a fine introduction the life of the great composer, with these domineering father, He's talented sister and his long-suffering wife. Mozart emerges as a man flesh and blood rather than my godlike figure of certain biographies or the giggling boy of the film schwenkreis.coms: Winner of the Tony Award® for best play, this thrilling tour-de-force biodrama unveils the outrageous antics and humor of one of the greatest composers of all time, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Glenn Gould argued that many composers's first works are their best, and he used the Berg sonata op.1 as a major example. It is also one of his favourite pieces, so we have three recordings from him in this playlist, placed at the beginning, followed by interpretations from .
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born on January 27th, , was a gifted composer and musician. He’s considered one of the best, if not the best, composers. Mozart was an influential part of the Classical era.
He influenced great composers such as Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.