UCLA classical music repertoire list

Compiled by Paul Reale from submissions by members of the Composers' Council.

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  • Adams: Shaker Loops
  • Allegri: Miserere
  • Anonymous: Plainchant examples, Notre Dame, etc.
  • Bach, CPE: Magnificat
    "Essay " Sonata No. 6 for Keyboard
    Symphony in E
  • Bach, JC: Concerto for Keyboard and Strings Op. 7 No.5
    Dies Irae
    Symphony in B flat
  • Bach, JS: Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus X
    Orchestral Suite No.4
    B Minor Mass
    St. Matthew Passion,
    Cantatas 106, 79, 4, 80, 140, 147
    Goldberg Variations
    Partita No.2 For Solo Violin
    Brandenburg Concerti 4, 5, 6
    Well Tempered Clavier BkI (C major prel/fugue), Organ Music (Chorale Preludes: Wachet Auf, Christ Lag in Todesbanden)
  • Barber: Overture to the School for Scandal
    Adagio for Strings
    Cello Concerto
  • Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
    Piano Concerto #2
    Unaccompanied Violin Sonata
    Miraculous Mandarin, Bluebeard's Castle
    Music for Strings, Percussion, Celeste
    String Quartets Nos. 1-6
  • Beethoven: Symphonies: 3,7, 9
    Overtures: Leonore, Egmont
    Piano Concerto No.4
    String Quartets OPP 59, 127, 131, 135
    Piano Sonatas OPP 10 No.3, 13, 57, 101, 110, 111

  • Bellini: Opera; Norma (sections)
  • Berg: Violin Concerto
    Wozzeck (Act III)
    Lyric Suite
    Piano Sonata Op. 1
  • Berio: Folksongs (Songs Cathy Sang)
  • Berlioz: Sinfonie Fantastique
    Harold in Italy
  • Bernstein: West Side Story
    The Age of Anxiety
  • Biber: "Mystery" Sonatas Nos. 1,4,5
  • Bizet: Carmen
  • Bloch: Concerto Grosso No.1
    Piano Sonata
  • Boccherini: Cello Concerto in D
    Guitar Quintet: the "Fandango"
  • Boito: Mefistofele, Prologue
  • Borodin: Polvetsian Dances
  • Boyce: Symphony No.1
  • Brahms: Symphonies no. 2, 4
    German Requiem
    Variations on a Theme by Haydn
    Clarinet Quintet
    Cello Sonata No. 2 in F
    String Quintet No. 2
    Overtures: Tragic, Academic Festival
    Clarinet Sonata No. 2
    Piano Concerto No.2
    Piano Trio: Opus 8
    Intermezzi for piano Op.76
  • Britten: Ceremony of Carols
    Peter Grimes
    Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings
    Prodigal Son
    Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
  • Bruckner: Symphonies 4, 7,8
    Mass e minor
    Motet: Ecce Sacerdos
  • Buxtehude: Cantatas: In Dulci Jubilo, Nun danket alle Gott
    Organ Music: Preludium BuxWV 149, Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott
    Membra Jesum Christum
  • Byrd: Mass for Four Voices
    Cantiones Sacrae
  • Carissimi: Oratorio, Jonas
  • Carter: String Quartet No.2
    Piano Sonata
  • Charpentier: Acteon, Te Deum
  • Chavez: Sinfonia India
  • Chopin: Ballade No. 4, Etudes Op.10
    Cello Sonata
    Scherzo Op. 31, Piano Sonata in B minor
  • Copland: Rodeo
    Appalachian Spring
    Billy the Kid
    Piano Variations
    Third Symphony
  • Corelli: Concerti Op. 6 Nos. 5,6, Trio Sonata Op3., No.9
  • Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto
  • Couperin, F.: Pieces de Clavicin Bk I
    Lecons de Tenebre
    Concerts Royaux
  • Crumb: Echoes of Time and the River
    Ancient Voices of Children
  • Debussy: La Mer
    Syrinx for Solo Flute
    Songs: "Apparition," "Claire di Lune."
    String Quartet, L'Apres Midi d'un Faune
    Preludes Bks I, II
  • Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
  • Delibes: Lakme (Act I)
  • Diamond: Symphony No. 3
  • Donizetti: Elixir of Love, Finale of the opera
    Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor
  • Dowland: Gamba music--Lacrimae

  • Dufay: Hostis Herodes, Ave Regina, Vergine Bella, Mass "Se La face ay pale"
  • Dvorak: Symphonies: 8,9
    4 Slavonic Dances
    Piano Trios, Quintet
  • Elgar: Symphony # 2
    Cello Concerto
  • Falla: El Amor Brujo
    Nights in the Gardens of Spain
    Harpsichord Concerto
  • Fauré: Requiem, Songs: "Mandoline"
  • Froberger: Clavichord Suite I (a minor), VIII (A major)
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
    Porgy & Bess
  • Gesualdo: "Moro Lasso al mio Duolo"
  • Ginastera: Piano Sonata, Cello Sonata
  • Glass: Einstein on the Beach
  • Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
  • Gounod: Operas; Faust, Romeo & Juliet
  • Grieg: Piano Concerto
  • Handel: Oratorios; Messiah, Israel in Egypt
    Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest
    Operas-Acis & Galatea, Sosarme
    Concerti Grossi: Opus 3 No.1 Op. 6 Nos. 3, 5
    Water Music
  • Hanson: Symphony No. 2
  • Harris: Symphony No. 3
  • Haydn: Symphonies (104 of them): 5, 6, 7, 52, 49, 80's, 83, 92-104
    Sinfonia Concertante for Ob, Bn, Vln, VC
    "Lord Nelson" Mass
    The Creation

    String Quartets: Opus 20 No.5, Op 76, Op 77 N01
  • Hindemith: Mathis der Mahler Symphony
    Four Temperaments
    Ludus Tonalis
    Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Weber
    Organ Sonata No. 2, 3rd Piano Sonata
  • Holst: The Planets
    Opera: Savitri
  • Honneger: King David
  • Husa: String Quartet No. 2
    Music for Prague, 1968
  • Janacek: Glagolitic Mass
    Operas; House of the Dead
  • Kodaly: Hary Janos
    Psalmus Hungaricus, Hymn of Zrinyi
    Missa Brevis
    Spinning Room
  • Ives: Three Places in New England
    Symphonies 2,4
    Concord Sonata (piano)
  • Johnston: String Quartet No.4
  • Josquin: Mass; Missa Pange Lingua, Salve Regina, Mille Regretz, El Grillo, la plus de plus
  • Krenek: Jonny spielt auf (sections)
  • Landini: Ballata "Gran piant'a gli occhi"
  • Ligeti: Requiem
  • Liszt: Faust Symphony Third Movement
    b minor sonata (piano)
    Les Preludes
    Piano Concerto No.1
  • Lully: Te Deum
    Petits Motets
    Atys (opera)
  • Lutoslawski: Concerto For Orchestra
  • Machaut: Notre Dame Mass
  • Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 2, 3, 4
    Das Lied von der Erde
    Lieder: Kindertotenlieder
  • Marais: Viol Music ("Spectre de la rose")
  • Martin: Requiem
  • Martinu: Symphony No.1
    Duets: violin & viola
  • Mendelssohn: Symphonies: Scottish & Italian 3,4
    Oratorio: St. Paul (Part I)
    Organ Sonata No. 1
    Cello Sonata No.2
    Fingal's Cave Overture
    Violin Concerto
    Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Menotti: The Consul
  • Messiaen: Turangalila Symphony
    Quartet for the End of Time
    Three Small Liturgies for the Divine Presence
    The Celestial Banquet, Birth of the Saviour, for Organ
  • Milhaud: Creation du Monde
  • Moeran: Violin Concerto
  • Monteverdi: 1610 Vespers
    Coronation of Poppea
    Orfeo, Act II
    Madrigals: 6th book
  • Mozart: Symphonies-Haffner, No. 40, Jupiter (No. 41)
    Eine kleine Nachtmusik K 525
    Piano Concerti K271, K453, K488, K595, K 365, K 467
    Clarinet Quintet
    Mass in C Minor
    String quartets: Dissonant Quartet
    Operas: Don Giovanni, Marriage of Figaro, Magic Flute
    Wind Serenade: K 388 c minor
  • Mussorgsky: Opera; Boris Godunov (coronation scene, clock scene)
    Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Nicolai: Merry Wives of Windsor (Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor)
  • Nielsen: Symphony no. 2
  • Ockeghem: Requiem
  • Palestrina: Mass "Pope Marcellus", Stabat Mater
    Song of Solomon (sections)
  • Perotin: Viderunt Omnes
  • Poulenc: Piano Concerto
    Clarinet Sonata
  • Praetorius: Terpsichore
  • Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet Suite No.2
    Alexander Nevsky
    Classical Symphony, Peter & the Wolf
    Opera: Love for 3 Oranges
    Violin Sonata No.1, Piano Sonata No.6
    Symphony No. 5
  • Puccini: Operas; Madame Butterfly, La Boheme, Turandot, Tosca (sections)
    Messa di Gloria
  • Purcell: Dido & Aeneas
    Trumpet Voluntary
    Come Ye Sons of Art
    Indian Queen
  • Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3
    Symphony #1
  • Rameau: Les Indes Gallantes
    Suites, Keyboard music, Gamba music
  • Ravel: Daphnis & Chloe
    Alborado del Gracioso
    › Concerto for Left Hand
    Chansons Madecasses
    La Valse
    String Quartet
    Gaspard de la Nuit, Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
  • Reich: Tehillim, Piano Phase, Come Out
  • Respighi: Pines of Rome
    Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No1.
  • Revueltas: String Quartet No. 1
  • Riley: In C
  • Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade
    Russian Easter Overture
  • Rossini: Stabat Mater
    Opera; Barber of Seville, William Tell
  • Ruggles: Sun Treader, Angels
  • Satie: Troi Gymnopedies, Parade
  • Scarlatti,D: Keyboard Sonatas K 24, 113, 119, 120
  • Schoenberg: Orchestra Variations Op. 31
    Five Pieces Op. 16
    A Survivor from Warsaw
    Piano Pieces Op. 11
    Pierrot Lunaire (3 songs)
  • Schubert: Symphonies: 9-Great C Major, Unfinished #8
    Quartet in d Minor, Piano Music-Sonata in Bb Op. Posth.
    Die Schone Mullerin, Winterreise (song cycles)
    String Quintet
  • Schumann: Symphonies; No.3
    Piano Concerto in a minor
    Manfred Overture
    Konzertstück for 4 Horns and Orchestra
    Piano Music: Fantasie, Carnival, Waldszenen
    Song Cycles: Dichterliebe, Frauenleben
    Piano quintet
  • Schutz: Musikalisches Exequiem, Kleine Geistliche Konzert
    Weihnachts Oratorio
    Psalmens David
  • Scriabin: Poem of Ecstasy, Prometheus
    Etudes, Five Preludes Op. 74
  • Shostakovich: Symphonies: Nos. 5, 10
    Piano Concerto #2
    String Quartets: 9, 11
    Piano: Preludes 7 Fugues
    Piano Trio
  • Sibelius: Symphony No.4
  • Smetana: The Moldau
    Piano Trio
  • Stockhausen: Gesang der Junglinge, Zyklus
  • Strauss R.: Don Juan
    Till Eulenspiegel
    4 Last Songs
    Don Quixote
    Operas: Der Rosenkavalier, Salome (sections)
  • Stravinsky:L'Histoire du Soldat
    Petruschka, Rite of Spring
    Rake's Progress (First Tableau)
    Les Noces, Octet
    Symphony of Psalms
    Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
  • Tallis: Spem in Alium
  • Taverner: In Nomine
  • Telemann: Suite in a minor: recorder & orchestra
  • Tippett: Symphony #1, 3
    Concerto for Orchestra
  • Tschaikovsky: 6 Symphonies: Symphony No. 6
    Nutcracker Ballet
    Violin Concerto
    Serenade for Strings
  • Varèse: Ionisation
    Density 21.5
  • Vaughan Williams: Symphonies 5,6
    Job, A Masque for Dancing
    Lark Ascending
    Mass in G
    Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
  • Verdi: Otello, Falstaff, La Traviata, Aida (sections)
  • Villa Lobos: Bachianas Brasilieras No.5
    Choros 2,4,7
    Piano Concerto No.2
  • Vivaldi: Four Seasons
  • Wagner: Overtures; Tristan und Isolde, Meistersinger, Tannhäuser
    (sections of operas) Tristan Act II
    Sigfried (Act II), Gotterdamerung (Prologue)
  • Walton: Belshazzar's Feast
  • Weber: Der Freischütz (Act II)
  • Webern: Passacaglia, Five Pieces for Orch. Op. 10
    Piano Variations Op. 27
    Five Pieces for String Quartet Op. 5
  • Weill: Seven Deadly Sins
    Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
  • Wolf: Mörike Lieder (Songs 3-6)


    Updated: December 7, 1996.