TIME-LINE: ROMANTIC MUSIC AND 20TH- CENTURY MUSIC


1752 Muzio Clementi (1752-1832)

1770 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770- 1827)

1782 Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840)

1786 Carl Maria von Weber (1786- 1826)

1791 Carl Czerny
Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791- 1864)

1797 Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)

1800

1801 Vincenzo Bellini (1801-35)

1802 Gioacchino Rossini (1802-1868)
Beethoven, Symphony No. 3, "Eroica" 1803 Louis Hector Berlioz (1803-69)

1804

1805

1806

1807
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C Minor 1808

1809 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)

1810 Frederic Chopin (1810-49)
Robert Schumann (1810-56)

1811 Franz Liszt (1811-86)

1812

1813 Richard Wagner (1813-83)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Schubert, "Gretchen am Spinnrade" 1814
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Schubert, Erlkonig
1815
Rossini, Il Barbiere di Siviglia 1816

1817

1818 Charles Gounod (1818-93)
Schubert, "Trout" Quintet 1819 Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896)

1820
Weber, Der Freischütz 1821

1822
Schubert, "Auf dem Wasser zu singen" 1823

1824

1825
Beethoven, String Quartet in C# Minor, Op. 131
Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night's Dream
1826 Weber died (1786-1826)
Schubert, Winterreise 1827 Beethoven died (1770-1827)

1828 Schubert died (1797-1828)
Rossini, Guillaume Tell 1829
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, first performance 1830
Bellini, Norma
Chopin, Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
1831
Donizetti, L'elisir d'amore, Lucia di Lammermoor
Mendelssohn, Italian Symphony
1832
Chopin, Mazurkas, Opus 17 1833 Johannes Brahms (1833-97)

1834
Chopin, Polonaise in C# Minor,
Ballade in G Minor
1835
Meyerbeer, Les Huguenots
Mendelssohn, St. Paul
1836
Berlioz, Requiem, first performance
Schumann, Fantasiestucke
1837
Liszt, Années de Pèlerinage 1838 Georges Bizet (1838-75)
Mendelssohn, Piano Trio No 1 in D Minor/ 1839 Modest Musorgsky (1839-81)
Schumann, Liederkreis, Dichterliebe 1840 Pyotr Il'Yich Tchaikovsky (1840-93)
Paganini died (1782-1840)

1841

1842
Donizetti, Don Pasquale
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream
1843

1844
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, printed 1845
Berlioz, Damnation of Faust, performed 1846

1847 Mendelssohn died (1809-47)

1848

1849 Chopin died (1810-49)

1850

1851

1852
C. W. Schumann, Jucunde
Verdi, Il trovatore
1853

1854

1855
Wagner, Die Walkure 1856

1857

1858 Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Wagner, Tristan 1859

1860 Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)

1861

1862 Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

1863
Brahms, Piano Quintet in F Minor 1864 Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

1865

1866
Wagner, Meistersinger 1867

1868 Rossini died (1802-68)
Musorgsky, Boris Gudunov 1869 Berlioz died (1803-69)

1870

1871

1872 Alexander Skryabin (1872-1915)
Verdi, Requiem 1873

1874 Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
Charles Ives (1874-1954)
Bizet, Carmen 1875 Bizet died (1838-75)
Wagner, Ring performed at Bayreuth 1876
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No 4 in F Minor 1877
Brahms, Concerto for Violin in D Major 1878

1879
1880
Liszt, Nuages gris 1881 Musorgsky died (1839-81)
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)

1882 Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

1883 Wagner died (1813-83)
Anton Webern (1883-1945)
Edgard Varèse (1883-1965)

1884

1884
Bruckner, Virga Jesse 1885 Alban Berg (1885-1935)

1886 Liszt died (1811-86)
Verdi, Otello 1887
Strauss, Don Juan
Wolf, Morike Lieder,
Satie, Trois Gymnopedies
1888

1889
1890

1891
Fauré, "Avant que tu ne t'en ailles" 1892
Dvorák, New World Symphony 1893
Mahler, Symphony no. 3 1894

1895 Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
William Grant Still (1895-1978)
Puccini, La Bohème 1896 Roger Sessions (1896-1985)
Strauss, Don Quixote
Debussy, L'Après-midi d'une Faun
1897 Brahms died (1833-97)
Henry Cowell (1897-1965)
Ravel, Ouverture de Shéherazade
Ives, "Feld Einsamkeit"
1898
Debussy, Nuages
Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht
1899
1900 Aaron Copland (1900-90)

1901 Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953)
Debussy, Pelleas et Melisande 1902
Debussy, Estampes
Skryabin, Piano Pieces, Op. 35
1903 Wolf died (1860-1903)
Mahler, Kindertotenlieder 1904
R. Strauss, Salomé
Schoenberg, Pelleas...
1905

1906
Schoenberg, String Quartet no. 2
Ives, "Soliloquy"
1907
Schoenberg, String Quartet No. 2
Ravel, Mother Goose Suite
Ives, The Unanswered Question
1908 Elliott Carter (b. 1908)
Olivier Messiaen (b. 1908)
Schoenberg, Five Orchestra Pieces, Op. 16
Webern, Five Movements for String Quartet, Op. 5
Mahler, Das Lied von der erde
1909
1910 Stravinsky, Firebird

Bartók, Bluebeard's Castle
Stravinsky, Petrushka
1911
Berg, Altenberg Lieder
Schoenberg, Pierrot lunaire
1912 John Cage (1912-1992)
Stravinsky, Rite of Spring
Webern, Bagatelles for String Quartet, Op. 9
Debussy, Jeux
Webern, Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 10
Ives, New England Holidays
1913 Benjamin Britten (1913-76)
Ives, "General William Booth Enters into Heaven"
Skryabin, " Vers la flamme"
1914
Prokofiev, Scythian Suite
Ives, Concord Sonata
1915 Skryabin died (1872-1915)
Ives, Fourth Symphony 1916 Milton Babbitt (b. 1916)
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ives, "They Are There!"
Satie, Parade
Stravinsky, Les Noces
Prokofiev, Classical Symphony, Op. 25
1917
Stravinsky, L'Histoire du soldat 1918 Debussy died (1862-1918)
Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin
Prokofiev, The Love for Three Orange, Op. 33
1919
1920 Ravel, La Valse

Berg, Wozzeck 1921

1922 Iannis Xenakis (b. 1922)
Varèse, Hyperprism
Henry Cowell, Aeolian Harp
Milhaud, Le Creation du monde
Stravinsky, Octet for Winds
Schoenberg, Suite for Piano, Op. 25
1923 György Ligeti (b. 1923)
Stravinsky, Concerto for Piano and Winds
Honegger, Pacific 231
1924 Puccini died (1858-1924)

1925 Pierre Boulez (b. 1925)
Berg, Lyric Suite
R.C. Seeger, Violin Sonata
Bartók, Out of Doors Suite
1926

1927
Schoenberg, Variations for Orchestra
Webern, Symphonie, Op. 21
Ravel, Bolero
1928 Karlheinz Stockhausen (b. 1928)
Schoenberg, Piano Piece, Op. 33a
Webern, String Quartet, Op. 28
1929 George Crumb (b. 1929)
1930 Still, Afro-American Symphony

Bartók, Piano Concerto, No. 2 1931
Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk 1932 Pauline Oliveros (b. 1932)

1933 Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933)
Hindemith, Mathis der Mahler
Prokofiev, Lt. Kije Suite and Romeo and Juliet
1934 Peter Maxwell Davies (b. 1934)
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess 1935 Berg died (1885-1935)
Terry Riley (b. 1935)
Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta 1936 Steve Reich (b. 1936)

1937 Philip Glass (b. 1937)
Poulenc, Organ Concerto 1938

1939
1940
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps 1941

1942
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra 1943

1944

1945 Bartók died (1881-1945)
Webern died (1883-1945)

1946
Babbitt, Three Compositions for Piano
1947 John Adams (b. 1947)

1948

1949 Strauss died (1864-1949)
1950
Stravinsky, The Rake's Progress 1951 Schoenberg died (1874-1951)

1952

1953

1954

1955
Stockhausen, Gesang der Junglinge
1956
Boulez; Le Marteau sans Maitre
Varese, Poeme electronique
1957

1958
Schuller, Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
Poulenc, Gloria
1959
Cage, Cartridge Music 1960




1961
Xenakis, Atrees
1962

1963 Hindemith died (1895-1963
Babbitt, Philomel; Riley, In C 1964
Reich, It's Gonna Rain
1965 Varèse died (1883-1965)
Rochberg, Nach Bach 1966
Penderecki, Capriccio for Violin and Orchestra
1967

1968

1968
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 14
Davies, Eight Songs for a Mad King
1969
Crumb, Black Angels, Ancient Voices of Children 1970

1971 Stravinsky died (1882-1971)

1972

1973
Oliveros, Sonic Meditations
1974

1975
Glass, Einstein at the Beach
1976 Britten died (1913-76)

1977

1978
Reich, Violin Phase 1979
1980

1981

1982

1983

1974

1984

1985

1986
Adams, Nixon in China
1987

1974
Reich, Different Trains
1988

1989
1990 Copland died (1900-90)
Adams, Death of Klinghoffer
1991

1992 John Cage died (1912-92)

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001


2002

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