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Composers A to Z

Listen to BBC Radio 3 programmes about composers and their works, including editions of Composer of the Week (COTW), Discovering Music (DM), Opera Guides (OG), Proms Plus (PP), The Story of Music (SOM) and CD Review's Building a Library (BAL). Plus links to composer profiles on bbc.co.uk/music

A

 

ADAM, Adolf

 

ADAMS, John

 Works:

 

ADDINSELL, Richard

 

ALBENIZ, Isaac

 

ALBINONI, Tomaso

 

ALWYN, William

 

ANDRIESSON, Louis

 

ARCADELT, Jacques

Works: 

 

ARNE, Thomas

 

ARNOLD, Malcolm

 Works:

 

AVISON, Charles

 

B

 

BACH, C.P.E.

 

BACH, J.C.

 

BACH, J.S.

Works:

 

BACH, W.F.

 

BALAKIREV, Mily Alexeyevich

 

BANTOCK, Granville

 

BARBER, Samuel

Works:

 

BARTOK, Béla

Works:

 

BEACH, Amy

 

BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van

Works:

 

BENJAMIN, George

Works:

 

BERG, Alban 

Works:

 

BERIO, Luciano

Works:

 

BERLIN, Irving

 

BERLIOZ, Hector

Works:

 

BERNERS, Lord

 

BERNSTEIN, Leonard

Works:

 

BIZET, Georges

Works:

 

BIRTWISTLE, Harrison

Works:

 

BOCCHERINI, Luigi

 

BORODIN, Alexander

Works:

 

BRAHMS, Johannes

Works:

 

BRIDGE, Frank

 

BRITTEN, Benjamin

Works:

 

BRUCH, Max

Works:

 

BRUCKNER, Anton

Works:

 

BULL, Ole

 

BUXTEHUDE, Dietrich

 

BYRD, William

Works:

 

C

 

CAMPRA, André

 

CARISSIMI, Giacomo

 

CARTER, Elliott

 

CAVALLI, Francesco

 

CHAMINADE, Cécile

 

CHARPENTIER, Marc-Antoine

 

CHAUSSON, Ernest

 

CHEN, Yi

Works:

 

CHERUBINI, Luigi

 

CHOPIN, Fryderyk

Works:

 

CLEMENTI, Muzio

 

COATES, Eric

Works:

 

COLERIDGE-TAYLOR, Samuel

 

COPLAND, Aaron

Works:

 

CORELLI, Arcangelo

Works:

 

COUPERIN, François

 

COWARD, Noel

 

CUTLER, Joe

Works:

 

D

 

DAVIES, Tansy

Works:

 

DAVIS, Miles

Works:

 

DEAN, Brett

Works:

 

DEBUSSY, Claude

Works:

 

DELALANDE, Michel-Richard

 

DELIBES, Léo

 

DELIUS, Frederick

Works:

 

D'INDY, Vincent

 

DONIZETTI, Gaetano

 

DOVE, Jonathan

Works:

 

DOWLAND, John

Works:

 

DUKAS, Paul

 

DUNSTABLE, John

Works:

 

DUPARC, Henri

 

DUTILLEUX, Henri

 

DVORAK, Antonin

Works:

 

E

 

ELGAR, Edward

Works:

 

ENESCU, George

 

EVANS, Bill

 

F

 

FALLA, Manuel de

Works:

 

FARRENC, Louise

 

FAURÉ, Gabriel

Works:

 

FIELD, John

 

FINZI, Gerald

Works:

 

FITKIN, Graham

Works:

 

FRANCK, César

 

FRESCOBALDI, Girolamo

 

G

 

GEMINIANI, Francesco

 

GERSHWIN, George

Works:

 

GESUALDO, Carlo

Works:

 

GINASTERA, Alberto

 

GLASS, Philip

 

GLAZUNOV, Aleksandr

 

GLIERE, Reinhold

 

GLUCK, Christoph

 

GOODMAN, Benny

 

GOUNOD, Charles

 

GRAINGER, Percy

Works:

 

GRANADOS, Enrique

 

GRECHANINOV, Aleksandr

 

GRIEG, Edvard

Works:

 

H

 

HANDEL, George Frideric

Works:

 

HARVEY, Jonathan

Works:

 

HAYDN, Joseph

Works:

 

HAYDN, Michael

 

HENZE, Hans Werner

 

HEROLD, Ferdinand

 

HERRMANN, Bernard

 

HILDEGARD von Bingen

Works:

 

HINDEMITH, Paul

Works:

 

HOLMES, Augusta

 

HOLST, Gustav

Works:

 

HONGEGGER, Arthur

Works:

 

HOROVITZ, Joseph

 

HOWELLS, Herbert

 

HUMMEL, Johann Nepomuk

 

HUMPERDINCK, Engelbert

Works:

 

I

 

IBERT, Jacques

Works:

 

IRELAND, John

 

IVES, Charles

Works:

 

J

 

JACOB, Gordon

 

JANAČEK, Leoš

Works:

 

JOMMELLI, Niccolo

 

JOPLIN, Scott

Works:

 

JOSQUIN

Works:

 

K

 

KODÁLY, Zoltán

Works:

 

KOECHLIN, Charles

 

KORNGOLD, Erich Wolfgang

Works:

 

KURTÁG, György

Works:

 

L

 

LAM, Fung

Works:

 

LAMBERT, Constant

Works:

 

LEHAR, Ferencz

 

LIGETI, György

Works:

 

LISZT, Franz

Works:

 

LLOYD, George

 

LULLY, Jean-Baptiste

Works:

 

LUTOSLAWSKI, Witold

Works:

 

M

 

MACDOWELL, Edward

 

MACMILLAN, James

Works:

 

MAHLER, Gustav

 Works:

 

MARAIS, Marin

 

MARTIN, Frank

 

MASCAGNI, Pietro, 

 

MARTINŮ, Bohuslav

Works:

 

MASSENT, Jules

Works:

 

MAXWELL DAVIES, Peter

Works:

 

MCCABE, John

 

MEDTNER, Nikolai

 

MENDELSSOHN, Fanny

 

MENDELSSOHN, Felix

Works:

 

MENOTTI, Gian Carlo

 

MESSIAEN, Olivier

Works:

 

MEYERBEER, Giacomo

 

MILHAUD, Darius

Works:

 

MINGUS, Charles

 

MOERAN, Ernest John

Works:

 

MONTEVERDI, Claudio

Works:

 

MORTON, Jelly Roll

 

MOSZKOWSKI, Moritz

MOZART, Leopold

MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus

Works:

 

MUSSORGSKY, Modest

Works:

 

MYASKOVSKY, Nicolai

 

N

 

NIELSEN, Carl

Works:

 

NYMAN, Michael

 

O

 

OCKEGHEM, Johannes

Works:

 

OFFENBACH, Jacques

 

ORFF, Carl

 

P

 

PACHELBEL, Johann

 

PAGANINI, Nicolò

 

PAISIELLO, Giovanni

 

PALESTRINA, Giovanni Pierluigi da

Works:

 

PANUFNIK, Andrzej

 

PARRY, Sir Hubert

 

PART, Avro

Works:

 

PERGOLESI, Giovanni Battista

 

PIAZZOLLA, Ástor

 

POULENC, Francis

Works:

 

PROKOFIEV, Sergei

Works:

 

PUCCINI, Giacomo

Works:

 

PURCELL, Henry

Works:

 

Q

 

None

 

R

 

RACHMANINOV, Sergei

Works:

 

RAMEAU, Jean-Philippe

 

RAN, Shulamit

Works:

 

RAUTAVAARA, Einojuhani 

 

RAVEL, Maurice

Works:

 

RAWSTHORNE, Alan

 

REBEL, Jean-Féry

 

REICH, Steve

Works:

 

RESPIGHI,Ottorino

Works:

 

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Nikolai

Works:

 

RODRIGO, Joaquín

Works:

 

ROSSINI, Gioachino

Works:

 

ROUSSEL, Albert

Works:

 

RÓZSA, Miklós

 

RUTTER, John

 

S

 

SAINT-SAENS, Camille

Works:

 

SALIERI, Antonio

 

SAMMARTINI, Giovanni and Giuseppe

 

SATIE, Erik

Works:

 

SCARLATTI, Alessandro

 

SCHNITTKE, Alfred

Works:

 

SCHOENBERG, Arnold

Works:

 

SCHUBERT, Franz

Works:

 

SCHUMAN, William

 

SCHUMANN, Robert

 Works:

 

SCHUTZ, Heinrich

 

SCRIABIN, Alexander

Works:

 

SHEPPARD, John

 

SHOSTAKOVICH, Dmitri

Works:

 

SIBELIUS, Jean

Works:

 

SMETANA, Bedrich

 

SMYTH, Ethel 

 

SONDHEIM, Stephen

 

SPOHR, Louis

Works:

 

STAMITZ, Johann

 

STANLEY, John

 

STRAUSS, II, Johann

Works:

 

STRAUSS, Richard

 Works:

 

STRAVINSKY, Igor

Works:

 

SUK, Josef

 

SVENDSEN, Johan

 

SZYMANOWSKI, Karol

Works:

 

T

 

TALLIS, Thomas

Works:

 

TANEYEV, Sergei 

Works:

 

TAVENER, John

Works:

 

TCHAIKOVSKY, Pyotr

Works:

 

TELEMANN, Georg Philipp

Works:

 

TIPPETT, Sir Michael

Works:

 

TURNAGE, Mark-Anthony

Works:

 

U

 

None

 

V

 

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Ralph

Works:

 

VERDI, Giuseppe

Works:

 

VICTORIA, Tomas Luis de

Works:

 

VILLA-LOBOS, Heitor

 

VIVALDI, Antonio

Works:

 

 

VOLANS, Kevin

Works:

 

W

 

WAGNER, Richard

Works:

 

WALTON, Sir William

Works:

 

WARLOCK, Peter

Works:

 

WAXMAN, Franz

 

WEBER, Carl Maria von

Works:

 

WEBERN, Anton

Works:

 

WEILL, Kurt

Works:

 

WESLEY, Samuel

 

WILLIAMS, John

Works:

 

WISEMAN, Debbie

 

WOLF, Hugo

Works:

 

X

 

None

 

Y

 

None

 

Z

 

ZELENKA, Jan

 

ZEMLINSKY, Alexander

Works:

 

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