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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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Siegfried Idyll, for small orchestra in E major, WWV 103 1870 18:26 Orchestral
Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b 1854 03:24:39 Opera
Siegfried, opera, WWV 86c 1856 03:51:53 Opera
Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold), opera, WWV 86a 1853 02:11:18 Opera
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96 1862 03:32:11 Opera
Die Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), opera, WWV 86d 1869 04:12:01 Opera
Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75 1848 03:01:04 Opera
Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90 1857 03:07:51 Opera
Parsifal, opera, WWV 111 1878 03:37:21 Opera
Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), opera, WWV 63 1841 02:09:45 Opera
Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70 1843 02:20:10 Opera
Wesendonck Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91 1857 17:50 Vocal Music
Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen, opera, WWV 49 1838 02:35:12 Opera
A Faust Overture, for orchestra in D minor, WWV 59 1840 12:02 Orchestral
Träume (Dreams) for violin & small orchestra in A flat major (from Wesendonck Lieder No. 5), WWV 91b 1857 05:29 Orchestral
Schmerzen ("Sonne, weinest jeden Abend..."), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonck Lieder), WWV 91/4 1857 02:42 Vocal Music
Träume ("Sag, welch wunderbare Träume"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonck Lieder), WWV 91/5 1857 04:44 Vocal Music
Der Engel ("In der Kinkheit frühen Tagen"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonck Lieder), WWV 91/1 1857 03:09 Vocal Music
Albumblatt für Frau Betty Schott, for piano in E flat major, WWV 108 1875 05:14 Keyboard
Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, for orchestra 1862 09:55 Orchestral
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