Oliver Knussen

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Oliver Knussen has composed and conducted in a variety of genres since the premiere of his First Symphony when he was 15.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Higglety Pigglety Pop, opera, Op. 21 1983 01:01:39 Opera
Where the Wild Things Are, opera, Op. 20 1979 39:39 Opera
Variations for piano, Op. 24 1989 07:07 Keyboard
Symphony No. 3, Op. 18 1973 15:31 Symphony
Coursing for chamber orchestra, Op. 17 1979 05:10 Orchestral
Little Fantasies (3) for wind quintet (or orchestra), Op. 6a 06:38 Orchestral
Sonya's Lullaby, for piano (Triptych, Part 2), Op. 16 07:07 Keyboard
Variations on Sumer is icumen in: Opening Arrangement 1987 01:39 Orchestral
Prayer Bell Sketch, for piano, Op.29 06:27 Keyboard
"...upon one note," fantazia after Purcell, for clarinet, piano & string trio 1995 03:05 Chamber Music
Four Late Poems and an Epigram of Rainer Maria Rilke, Op 23 12:05 Vocal Music
Songs without Voices, Op 26 10:30 Choral
Trumpets for soprano & 3 clarinets, Op 12 04:13 Vocal Music
Océan de terre, Op 10 12:26 Vocal Music
Hums and Songs of Winnie-the-Pooh, Op. 6 14:39 Vocal Music
Whitman Settings, for voice & piano, Op. 25 11:39 Vocal Music
Cantata for oboe & string trio (Triptych, Part 3), Op. 15 10:24 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 2 for soprano & orchestra, Op. 7 1970 16:11 Vocal Music
Ophelia Dances for orchestra, Book 1, Op 13 07:19 Orchestral
Music for a Puppet Court for 2 chamber orchestras, Op. 11 1972 08:33 Orchestral
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