Jacques Offenbach

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Offenbach is best known for Les contes d'Hoffman and was a populist figure whose tuneful and exhilarating music elevated his art to classic status.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Orphée aux enfers, operetta 1858 01:21:03 Opera
Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts 02:20:02 Opera
La Périchole, operetta in 2 acts 1868 01:31:09 Opera
Gaîté Parisienne, ballet (music by Offenbach arranged by Manuel Rosenthal) 33:30 Ballet
La belle Hélène, operetta in 3 acts 1864 01:40:33 Opera
La vie parisienne, operetta in 5 acts, revised to 4 acts 1866 01:29:36 Opera
Barbe-bleue, operetta in 3 acts 01:35:09 Opera
La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein, operetta in 3 acts 02:01:43 Opera
Musette--Air de ballet du 17me siècle, for cello & orchestra, Op. 24 03:40 Concerto
American Eagle Waltz (Offenbach-valse), for piano (or orchestra) 06:18 Orchestral
La fille du tambour-major, comic opera in 3 acts 01:08:00 Opera
Robinson Crusoé, comic opera in 3 acts 02:50:09 Opera
Introduction et valse mélancolique, for cello & piano, Op. 14 06:09 Chamber Music
Les larmes de Jacqueline, for cello & orchestra 06:41 Concerto
Concerto militaire, for cello & orchestra in G major 1848 33:51 Concerto
Overture, for orchestra 1843 09:49 Orchestral
Schüler polka, for piano (or orchestra) 1860 02:18 Keyboard
Concerto rondo (Concertino), for cello & orchestra in G major 1851 20:52 Concerto
Les belles américaines, suite of waltzes for piano 06:38 Keyboard
Pomme d'api, operetta in 1 act 1873 41:49 Opera
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