Richard Wagner

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Wagner was a revolutionary, influential figure in Western music, expanding harmonic language with extensive chromaticism and a seamless symphonic flow in his operas.
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Compositions

Year Title
Adagio for clarinet & string quintet (spurious) Chamber Music String Quintet
1840 Adieux de Marie Stuart ("Adieu, charmant pays de France"), song for voice & piano, WWV 61 Vocal Music
1861 Albumblatt (In das Album Fürstin Metternich), for piano in C major, WWV 94 Keyboard Albumleaf
1861 Albumblatt (Ankunft bei schwarzen Schwänen), for piano in A flat major, WWV 95 Keyboard Albumleaf
1840 Albumblatt für Ernst Bendikt Kietz, for piano in E major (Song Without Words), WWV 64 Keyboard Character Piece
1875 Albumblatt für Frau Betty Schott, for piano in E flat major, WWV 108 Keyboard Albumleaf
1881 Albumblatt [für Cosima Wagner], for string quartet, WWV deest Chamber Music
1876 American Centennial March, for orchestra in G major, WWV 110 Orchestral March
1844 An Webers Grabe ("Hebt an den Sang"), for male chorus, WWV 72 Choral
1839 Attente ("Monte, écureuil, monte au grand chêne"), song for voice & piano, WWV 55 Vocal Music Song
1835 Columbus Overture for orchestra in E flat major, WWV 37a Orchestral
1832 Concert Overture No. 2, for orchestra in C major, WWV 27 Orchestral
1841 Descendons gaiment la courtille, for chorus, WWV 65 Choral
1840 Les deux grenadiers ("Longtemps captifs chez le Russe"), song for voice & piano, WWV 60 Vocal Music Song
1854 Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b Opera Opera
1833 Doch jetzt wohin ich blicke, aria for voice & orchestra (for Marschner's 'Der Vampyr'), WWV 33 Opera March
1839 Dors, mon enfant ("Entre mes bras, enfant plein de charmes"), song for voice & piano, WWV 53 Vocal Music Song
1859 Elegy for piano in A flat major Keyboard Elegy
1857 Der Engel ("In der Kinkheit frühen Tagen"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonk Lieder), WWV 91/1 Vocal Music Art Song
1832 Entreactes tragiques (2), for orchestra (fragments), WWV 25 Orchestral Entr'acte
1839 Extase ("J'étais seul près des flots, par une nuit d'étoiles"), song for voice & piano, WWV 54 Vocal Music
Fanfaren für Signaltrompeten (doubtful) Chamber Music Fanfare
1831 Fantasia for piano in F sharp minor, WWV 22 (Op. 3) Keyboard
1832 Faust lieder (7), for voice & piano, WWV 15 (Op. 5) Vocal Music Song
1840 A Faust Overture, for orchestra in D minor, WWV 59 Orchestral Overture: Concert
1834 Die Feen, opera, WWV 32 Opera Opera
1843 Festgesang ("Der Tag erscheint") for men's chorus (& brass), WWV 68 Choral Song
1841 Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), for orchestra Orchestral Overture to Stage Work
1841 Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), opera, WWV 63 Opera Opera
1868 Geburtsangrüß an Cosima, lied for voice & piano (no catalog number) Vocal Music
1869 Die Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), opera, WWV 86d Opera Opera
1844 Gruß seiner Treuen an Friedrich August den Geliebten ("Im treuen Sachsenland"), for male chorus & brass, WWV 71 Choral
1864 Huldigungsmarsch, for military band in E flat major, WWV 97 Band Music March
1857 Im Treibhaus ("Hochgewölbe Blätterkronen"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonck Lieder), WWV 91/3 Vocal Music Song
1871 Kaisermarsch ("Heil! Heil! dem Kaiser"), for male chorus & orchestra, WWV 104 Choral March
1873 Kinder-Katechismus ("Wisst ihr, Kinder: was blüht am Maitag?"), for treble voices & piano (or orchestra), WWV 106 Choral
1832 König Enzio, overture for orchestra in E minor, WWV 24a Orchestral
1843 Das Liebesmahl der Apostel ("Gegrüsst seid, Brüder"), Biblical scene for male chorus & orchestra, WWV 69 Choral
1834 Das Liebesverbot, opera (or Die Novize von Palermo), WWV 38 Opera Opera
1848 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75 Opera Opera
1862 Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, for orchestra Orchestral Overture to Stage Work
1862 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96 Opera Opera
1840 Mignonne ("Mignonne, allons voir si la rose"), song for voice & piano, WWV 57 Vocal Music Song
1834 Neujahrs-Kantate, for chorus & orchestra, WWV 36 Choral Cantata
1837 Nicolai ("Singt ein Lied dem edlen Kaiser"), folk hymn for solo voice, chorus & orchestra, WWV 44 Choral Song
1839 Norma il predisse, o Druidi, aria for baritone, male chorus & orchestra (for Bellini's 'Norma'), WWV 52 Vocal Music Aria
1857 Notenbrief für Mathilde Wesendonck, for piano (unpublished) Keyboard
Opera(s) Opera Opera
1890 Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), for 2 pianos (arr. Debussy) Keyboard Overture
1878 Parsifal, opera, WWV 111 Opera Opera
1853 Piano Sonata in A flat major (for M. Wesendonck), WWV 85 Keyboard Sonata
1832 Piano Sonata in A major, WWV 26 (Op. 4) Keyboard Sonatina
1831 Piano Sonata in B flat major, WWV 21 (Op. 1) Keyboard Sonatina
1853 Polka for piano in G major, WWV 84 Keyboard Polka
1831 Polonaise for piano in D major, WWV 23a Keyboard Polonaise
1831 Polonaise for piano, 4 hands in D major, WWV 23b (Op. 2) Keyboard Polonaise
1836 Polonia, overture for orchestra in C major, WWV 39 Orchestral
1845 Prelude to Lohengrin, for orchestra Orchestral Prelude
1853 Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold), opera, WWV 86a Opera Opera
1838 Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen, opera, WWV 49 Opera Opera
1853 Der Ring des Nibelungen, opera tetralogy Opera Opera
1837 Rule Britannia, overture for orchestra in D major, WWV 42 Orchestral
1871 Scherzlied für Louis Kraft ("Der Worte viele sind gemacht"), song for voice & piano (Kraft-Lied), WWV 105 Vocal Music Song
1857 Schmerzen ("Sonne, weinest jeden Abend..."), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonk Lieder), WWV 91/4 Vocal Music Art Song
1870 Siegfried Idyll, for small orchestra in E major, WWV 103 Orchestral Fantasy
1856 Siegfried, opera, WWV 86c Opera Opera
1839 Soupir ("Tout n'est qu'images fugitives"), song for voice & piano, WWV 58 Vocal Music Song
1857 Stehe still! ("Sausendes, brausendes Rad der Zeit"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonk Lieder), WWV 91/2 Vocal Music Song
1832 Symphony in C major, WWV 29 Symphony Symphony
1834 Symphony in E major (incomplete), WWV 35 Symphony Symphony
1838 Der Tannenbaum ("Der Tannenbaum steht schweigend, einsam") song for voice & piano, WWV 50 Vocal Music Song
1843 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70 Opera Opera
1839 La tombe dit à la rose, song for voice & piano (fragment), WWV 56 Vocal Music
1831 Transcription for chorus & piano of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 ("Choral"), WWV 9 Choral
1844 Trauermusik, for band (based on Weber's 'Euryanthe'), WWV 73 Band Music
1857 Träume ("Sag, welch wunderbare Träume"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonk Lieder), WWV 91/5 Vocal Music Song
1857 Träume (Dreams) for violin & small orchestra in A flat major (from Wesendonck Lieder No. 5), WWV 91b Orchestral
1857 Prelude to Tristan und Isolde, for orchestra Orchestral Prelude
1857 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90 Opera Opera
1857 Wesendonck Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91 Vocal Music Song Cycle
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Work(s) Overview Miscellaneous (Classical)
1854 Züricher Vielliebchen-Walzer, for piano in E flat major, WWV 88 Keyboard Waltz