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1920
BUSH, G., FRICKER and SHAPERO were born, BRUCH and GRIFFES died
FAURÉ (75)
Masques et Bergamasques, suite for orchestra
d'INDY (69)
Poeme de Rivages (1920-1), symphonic suite
Legende de St Christophe, opera
JANACEK (66)
Ballad of Blanik, symphonic poem
SMYTH (62)
Dreamings, for chorus
DELIUS (58)
Hassan, incidental music
PIERNE (57)
Paysages franciscains, for orchestra
SIBELIUS (55)
Hymn of the Earth, cantata for mixed voices
Valse lyrique, for orchestra
Valse chevaleresque, for orchestra
BUSONI (54)
Divertimento for flute and orchestra
Sonatina No 6 for piano
SATIE (54)
La belle excentrique, for orchestra
Premier minuet, for piano
Trois petites mélodies, songs
BEACH (53)
Variations for flute and string quartet
SCHMITT (50)
Antoine et Cleopatre, incidental music
ZEMLINSKY (49)
Der Zwerge, opera
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (48)
Shepherd of the Delectable Mountains, opera (1920-1)
The Lark Ascending, for violin and orchestra
Three Preludes for organ
Suite de Ballet, for flute and piano
Mass in G minor (1920-1)
RAVEL (45)
La Valse, choreographic poem for orchestra
Sonata for violin and cello (1920-2)
BRIAN (44)
Five Symphonic Dances
Legend, for violin and piano
CARPENTER (44)
A Pilgrim Vision, for orchestra
RUGGLES (44)
Men and Angels, for orchestra
DOHNANYI (43)
Hitvallas, for tenor, chorus and orchestra
IRELAND (41)
Piano Sonata
Three London Pieces, for piano
RESPIGHI (41)
Scherzo Veneziano, choreographic comedy
Dance of the Gnomes, for orchestra
BLOCH (40)
Violin Sonata No 1
BARTOK (39)
Eight Improvisations on Peasant Songs
MIASKOVSKY (39)
Sonata No 3 for piano
MALIPIERO (38)
Oriente immaginario
STRAVINSKY (38)
Pulcinella, ballet
Symphonies for wind instruments
Concertino for string quartet
TURINA (38)
Sinfonia Sevillana
Danzas fantasticas
BAX (37)
The Truth About Russian Dancers, ballet
The Garden of Fand, symphonic poem
Summer Music, for orchestra
Phantasy, for viola and orchestra
Four Pieces for piano
BERNERS (37)
Fantaisie Espagnole, for orchestra
CASELLA (37)
Five Pieces for string quartet
SZYMANOWSKI (37)
King Roger, opera
GRUENBERG (36)
Vagabondia, for orchestra
TOCH (33)
Phantastische Nachtmusik, for orchestra
VILLA-LOBOS (33)
Symphony No 5, The Peace
Dansa diabolica, for orchestra
Choros No 1, for guitar
GURNEY (30)
Five Western Watercolours, for piano
BLISS (29)
The Tempest, overture and interludes (1920-1)
Two Studies for orchestra
Concerto for piano, tenor voice, strings and percussion (revised as Concerto for two pianos and orchestra, 1924)
Conversations, for chamber orchestra
Rout, for soprano and chamber orchestra (revised for full orchestra (1921)
PROKOFIEV (29)
Five Songs Without Words, for voice and piano
HONEGGER (28)
Pastorale d'été, for orchestra
Viola Sonata
Cello Sonata
MILHAUD (28)
Le boeuf sur le toit, ballet
Ballade, for piano and orchestra
Five Studies for piano and orchestra
Sérénade (1920-1)
String Quartet No 5
Printemps, six pieces for piano
BENJAMIN (27)
Three Impressions, for voice and string quartet
MOERAN (26)
Theme and Variations for piano
Piano Trio in E minor
Ludlow Town, song cycle
CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO (25)
La Mandragola, opera (1920-3)
Cipressi, for guitar
SOWERBY (25)
Cello Sonata
The Edge of Dreams, song cycle
HANSON (24)
Before the Dawn, symphonic poem
Exaltation, symphonic poem
COWELL (23)
Communication, for orchestra
KORNGOLD (23)
The Dead City, opera
GERSHWIN (22)
George White's Scandals of 1920, musical
Broadway Brevities of 1920
AURIC (21)
Les Marie's de la Tour Eiffel, ballet
CHAVEZ (21)
Symphony
Piano Sonata No I
POULENC (21)
Cinq impromptus, for piano
Suite in C major, for piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (14)
Five Preludes for piano

1921
ARNOLD, SIMPSON and SHAPEY were born; SAINT-SAËNS and HUMPERDINCK died
FAURÉ (76)
Piano Quintet No 2
JANACEK (67)
Violin Sonata
MASCAGNI (58)
Il Piccolo Marat, opera
d'ALBERT (57)
Sirocco, opera
STRAUSS, R. (57)
Schlagobers, ballet
DUKAS (56)
La Plainte, au loin, du faune, for piano
NIELSEN (56)
Springtime in Fyn, for soprano, tenor, bass and orchestra
Symphony No 5 (1921-2)
SIBELIUS (56)
Suite mignonne, for flute and strings
Suite champetre, for strings
BUSONI (55)
Elegy, for clarinet and piano
Romance and Scherzo for piano
GIORDANO (54)
Giove a Pompeii
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (49)
A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3)
HOLST (47)
The Perfect Fool, opera
The Lure, ballet
GLIERE (46)
Cossacks of Zaporozh, symphonic poem
HAHN (46)
La Colombe de Bouddha, conte lyrique
BRIAN (45)
English Suite No 4
CARPENTER (45)
Krazy Kat, ballet
FALLA (45)
Homage pour le tombeau de Debussy
AUBERT (44)
Dryade, symphonic poem
QUILTER (44)
Three Pastoral Songs
Five Shakespeare Songs
IRELAND (42)
Mai-Dun, symphonic rhapsody
Land of Lost Content, song cycle
RESPIGHI (42)
Adagio with Variations, for cello and orchestra
BLOCH (41-43)
Piano Quintet (1921-3)
MEDTNER (41)
Sonata-Vocalise No 1
PIZZETTI (41)
Cello Sonata
BARTOK (40)
Violin Sonata No 1 (Atonal)
ENESCO (40)
Oedipus, opera (begun c1921)
Violin Concerto
MALIPIERO (39)
Impressioni dal vero, III (1921-2)
STRAVINSKY (39)
Suite No 2 for chamber orchestra
Les cinq doigts, for piano
TURINA (39)
Canto a Sevillana, song cycle
BAX (38)
Symphony No 1 (1921-2)
Of a Rose I Sing, for small chorus, harp, cello and double-bass
Viola Sonata
Mater Ora Filium, for unaccompanied chorus
CASELLA (38)
A Notte alta, for orchestra
VARESE (36)
Offrandes, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
WELLESZ (36)
Die Prinzessin Girnarat opera
DUPRE (35)
Four Pieces for piano
VILLA-LOBOS (34)
Malazarte, opera
Quartet for harp, celesta, flute and saxophone, with women's voices
MARTINU (31)
Istar, ballet
BLISS (30)
A Colour Symphony (1921-2, revised 1932)
Melee fantasque, for orchestra (revised 1965)
PROKOFIEV (30)
Five Songs
HONEGGER (29)
Horace Victorieux, 'mimed symphony'
Sonatina for clarinet and piano (1921-2)
King David, oratorio
MILHAUD (29)
Symphony No 3 for small orchestra,
Serenade
Symphony No 4 for strings, Ouverture, Chorale, Etude
Saudades de Brasil, dance suite for orchestra
MOERAN (27)
In the Mountain Country, symphonic impression
On a May Morning, for piano
HINDEMITH (26)
Chamber Music No 1 (1921-2)
SOWERBY (26)
Symphony No. 1
Violin Sonata No 1
CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO (25)
Thirty-three Shakespeare Songs (1921-5)
HANSON (25)
Concerto for organ, strings and harp
GERSHWIN (23)
A Dangerous Maid, musical
George White's Scandals of 1921, musical
CHAVEZ (22)
El Fuego Nuevo, ballet
String Quartet No l
POULENC (22)
La Baigneuse ..., for orchestra
KRENEK (21)
Symphony No l
String Quartets Nos 1 and 2
WEILL (21)
Symphony No 1
RUBBRA (20)
The Secret Hymnody, for chorus and orchestra
SHOSTAKOVICH (15)
Theme with Variations for orchestra

1922
FOSS, HAMILTON and XENAKIS born
FAURÉ (77)
Cello Sonata No2
L'horizon chimerique, songs
d'INDY (71)
Le Reve de Cynias, Lyric comedy (1922-3)
DELIUS (60)
A Pagan Requiem (possibly 1914-16)
STRAUSS, R. (58)
Intermezzo, opera (1922-3)
NIELSEN (57)
Hyldest til Holberg, for solo voices, chorus and orchestra
Wind Quintet
SIBELIUS (57)
Suite caracteristique
BANTOCK (54)
Song of Songs, for soli, chorus and orchestra
NOVAK (52)
Grandfather's Legacy, opera (1922-5)
JONGEN (49)
Rhapsody, for piano and instruments
HOLST (48)
Fugal Overture No 1
SCHMIDT (48)
Romance for piano
GLIERE (47)
Comedians, ballet (also in 1930)
RAVEL (47)
Berceuse sur le nom Fauré
FALLA (46)
El Retablo de Maese Pedro, opera
Seven Spanish Popular Songs
DOHNANYI (45)
The Tower of the Voivod, romantic opera
QUILTER (45)
As You Like It, incidental music
BRIDGE (43)
Sir Roger de Coverley, for string quartet or orchestra
Piano Sonata (1922-5)
RESPIGHI (43)
The Sleeping Beauty, musical fable
Concerto Gregoriano, for violin and orchestra
BLOCH (42)
In the Night, for piano
Poems of the Sea, for piano (1922-4)
PIZZETTI (42)
Lo straniero, opera
Requiem
BARTOK (41)
Violin Sonata No 2
MIASKOVSKY (41)
Fancies, six pieces for piano
GRAINGER (40)
Shepherd's Hey, for orchestral solo piano, wind band
STRAVINSKY (40)
Mavra, opera bouffe
BAX (39)
The Happy Forest, symphonic poem
GRUENBERG (38)
Four Indiscretions, for string quartet
Four Bagatelles, for cello and piano
The Sleeping Beauty, children's opera
COATES (36)
Joyous Youth, suite
The Merrymakers, overture
SCHOECK (36)
Elegie, song cycle (1922-3)
IBERT (32)
Ballad of Reading Gaol, ballet
Ports of Call (Escales), orchestral suite
MARTINU (32)
Three Symphonic poems: The Grove of Satyrs Shadows Vanishing Midnight
HOWELLS (30)
Sine Nomine, for two voices, chorus and orchestra
Procession, for orchestra
MILHAUD (30)
La creation du monde, ballet (1922-3)
Symphony No 5, for small wind orchestra
Three Rag-Caprices
String Quartet No 6
ROGERS (29)
Diedre, opera
MOERAN (28)
Rhapsody No 1 Three Fancies, for piano
WARLOCK (28)
Serenade for Frederick Delius, for orchestra
HINDEMITH (27)
String Quartets Nos 2 and 3
Suite for klavier
Sonata for solo viola
Die Junge Magd, song cycle
SOWERBY (27)
Ballad of King Estmere, for two pianos and orchestra
From the Northlands, for piano
GERHARD (26)
Seven Hai-Ku, for voice and five instruments
HANSON (26)
Symphony No 1, Nordic
COWELL (25)
The Building of Banba, ballet
TANSMAN (25)
Sextuor, ballet
GERSHWIN (24)
George White's Scandals of 1922, musical
Blue Monday Blues (also called 135th Street), opera
Our Nell, musical
POULENC (23)
Sonata for clarinet and bassoon
Sonata for trumpet, horn and trombone
Chanson a boire, for a cappella male choir
THOMPSON, R. (23)
Pierrot and Cathurnis, orchestral prelude
ANTHEIL (22)
Symphony No 1
Airplane Sonata, for piano
Sonata Sauvage, for piano
KRENEK (22)
Die Zwingburg, opera
Symphonic Music, for nine instruments
Symphonies Nos 2 and 3
WALTON (20)
fp (privately) Facade, for reciter and chamber ensemble
SHOSTAKOVICH (16)
Two Fancies of Krilov, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
Suite in F# minor for two pianos
Three Fantastic Dances, for piano

1923
LIGETI and MENNIN were born
FAURÉ (78)
Piano Trio
JANACEK (69)
String Quartet No 1
ELGAR (66)
fp King Arthur, incidental music
SMYTH (65)
Fete galante, opera
Soul's Joy, for unaccompanied chorus
IPPOLITOV-IVANOV (64)
Mtzyry, symphonic poem (1923-4)
LOEFFLER (62)
'Avant que tu ne t'en ailles', poem
PIERNE (60)
Cydalise and the Satyr, ballet
d'ALBERT (59)
Mareika von Nymwegen, opera
NIELSEN (58)
Prelude and Theme with Variations for violin
SIBELIUS (58)
Symphony No 6
SATIE (57)
Ludions, songs
BUSONI (56)
Ten Variations on a Chopin prelude
BANTOCK (55)
Pagan Symphony
SCHMITT (53)
Kermesse, waltz for orchestra (1923 4)
ZEMLINSKY (52)
Lyrische Symphonie, for soprano, baritone and orchestra
String Quartet No 3
ALFVEN (51)
Bergakungen, pantomime drama
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (51)
Old King Cole, ballet
HOLST (49)
Choral Symphony (1923-4)
Fugal Overture No 2
SCHMIDT (49)
Piano Concerto No 1
SCHOENBERG (49)
Serenade for septet and baritone
HAHN (48)
Aboulette, operetta
GLIERE (48-50)
Shakh-Senem, opera (1923-5)
FALLA (47-50)
Concerto for harpsichord, flute, oboe, clarinet, violin and cello (1923-6)
RUGGLES (47)
Vox clamans in deserto, for small orchestra
AUBERT (46)
La Nuit ensorcelee, ballet
IRELAND (44)
Cello Sonata SCOTT (44)
The Incompetent Apothecary, ballet
RESPIGHI (44)
Belfagor, Lyric comedy
La Primavera, Lyric poem for soloists, chorus and orchestra
BLOCH (43)
Baal Shem, for violin and piano
Melody, for violin and piano
Enfantines, for piano
Five Sketches in Sepia, for piano
Nirvana, for piano
BARTOK t42)
Dance Suite for Orchestra
MIASKOVSKY (42)
Symphonies Nos 6 and 7
KODALY (41)
Psalmus Hungaricus, for tenor, chorus and orchestra
PONCE (41)
Estampas Nocturnas, for orchestra
STRAVINSKY (41)
Octet for wind instruments
TURINA (41)
Jardin d' Oriente, opera
BAX (40)
Romantic Overture, for small orchestra
Saga Fragment, for piano, strings, trumpet and cymbals
Piano Quartet
Oboe Quintet in G
Cello Sonata in E minor
CASELLA (40)
Concerto for string quartet (1923 4)
BERG (38-40)
Chamber Concerto (1923-5)
TAYLOR (38)
A Kiss in Xanadu, pantomime for two pianos
VARESE (38)
Hyperprism, for small orchestra and percussion
Octandre, for small orchestra and percussion
Intégrales, for chamber orchestra and percussion
VILLA-LOBOS (36)
Suite for voice and viola
BLISS (32)
String Quartet (1923-4) (lost)
Ballads of the Four Seasons, song cycle
The Women of Yu'eh, song cycle
PROKOFIEV (32)
Piano Sonata No 5
HONEGGER (31)
Chant de joie
HOWELLS (31)
Pastoral Rhapsody, for orchestra
String Quartet, 'In Gloucestershire'
Six Choral Songs (1924-5)
MILHAUD (31)
Symphony No 6 for soprano, contralto, tenor and bass soli, oboe and cello
WARLOCK (29)
The Curlew, song cycle
HINDEMITH (28)
String Quartet No 4
Kleine Sonata fur Viola d'amore und Klavier
Sonata for solo cello
HANSON (27)
North and West, symphonic poem
Lux Aeterna, symphonic poem with viola obbligato
String Quartet
ROBERTSON (27)
Endicott Overture
SESSIONS (27)
The Black Maskers, incidental music
THOMSON, V. (27)
Two Sentimental Tangos
GERSHWIN (25)
The Rainbow, musical
George White's Scandals of 1923, musical
AURIC (24)
Les Facheux, ballet
CHAVEZ (24)
Piano Sonata No 2
POULENC (24)
Les Biches, ballet
ANTHEIL (23)
Violin Sonata No 1
Ballet Mécanique (1923-4, revised 1953)
BUSH, A. (23)
String Quartet
COPLAND (23)
As It Fell Upon A Day, for soprano, flute and clarinet
KRENEK (23)
Der Sprung uber den Schatten, opera
Orpheus und Eurydike, opera
Piano Concerto No 1
String Quartets Nos 3 and 4
WEILL (23)
Fantasie, Passacaglia and Hymnus, for orchestra
WALTON (21)
String Quartet (withdrawn)
SHOSTAKOVICH (17)
Piano Trio No 1

1924
BANKS and NONO were born;
BUSONI, FAURÉ, PUCCINI and STANFORD died
WIDOR (80)
Nerto, lyric drama
FAURÉ (79)
String Quartet
d'INDY (73)
Piano Quintet
JANACEK (70)
The Cunning Little Vixen, opera
The Makropoulos Affair, opera (1924-6)
Mlada (Youth), suite for wind
ELGAR (67)
fp Pageant of Empire, for chorus and orchestra
d'ALBERT (60)
Aschenputtel, orchestral suite
Symphonic Prelude to Tiefland
ROPARTZ (60)
String Quartet No 3 (1924-5)
STRAUSS, R. (62-3)
The Egyptian Helen, opera (1924-7)
DUKAS (59)
Sonnet de Ronsard, for voice and piano
NIELSEN (59)
Symphony No 6, The Simple (1924-5)
SIBELIUS (59)
Symphony No 7
SATIE (58)
Mercure, ballet
Relache, ballet
GIORDANO (57)
Le Cena delle Beffe, opera
BANTOCK (56)
The Seal-woman, opera
SCHMITT (54)
Fonctionnaire M.C.XII, for orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (52)
Hugh the Drover, opera
HOLST (50)
At The Boar's Head, opera
Terzetto, for flute, oboe and viola
SCHMIDT (50)
Fantasy and Fugue for organ
Toccata for organ
Prelude and Fugue for organ
SCHOENBERG (50)
Quintet for wind
GLIERE (49)
Two Poems for soprano and orchestra
For the Festival of the Comintern, fantasy for wind orchestra
March of the Red Army, for wind orchestra
RAVEL (49)
Tzigane, for violin and piano
RUGGLES (48)
Men and Mountains, for orchestra
SCHREKER (46)
Christophorus, opera Der Singende Teufel, opera
HARTY (45)
Irish Symphony
RESPIGHI (45)
Concerto in the Mixo-Lydian Mode, for orchestra
The Pines of Rome, symphonic poem
Old Airs and Dances for Lute, Series II
String Quartet, Doric
BLOCH (44)
Concerto Grosso for strings with piano obbligato (1924-5)
In The Mountains (Haute Savoie), for string quartet
Night, for string quartet
Three Landscapes, for string quartet
Three Nocturnes, for piano trio
Violin Sonata No 2, Poeme mystique
Exotic Night, for violin and piano
From Jewish Life, for cello and piano
Meditation Hebraique, for cello and piano
MEDTNER (44)
Violin Sonata
BARTOK (43)
Five Village Scenes, for female voice and piano
STRAVINSKY (42)
Serenade in A for piano Concerto for piano and wind Piano Sonata
BAX (41)
Symphony No 2 (1924-5)
Cortege, for orchestra String Quartet No 2 in E minor (1924-5)
BERNERS (41)
Le Carrosse du St Sacrement, opera
CASELLA (41)
La Giara, ballet
Partita, for piano (1924-5)
SZYMANOWSKI (41)
Prince Potemkin, incidental music
WEBERN (41)
Five Canons for voice, clarinet and bass-clarinet Six Volkstexte
WELLESZ (39)
Das Wunder der Diana, ballet
Persisches Ballett Alkestis, opera
Die Nachtlichen, ballet
DUPRE (38)
Variations for piano
SCHOECK (38)
Penthesilea, opera (1924-5)
VILLA-LOBOS (37)
Choros Nos 2 and 7
BLISS (33)
Masks I-IV, for piano
PROKOFIEV (33)
Symphony No 2 (1924-5)
Quintet for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and double-bass
HONEGGER (32)
Pacific 231, Mouvement Symphonique No 1 for orchestra
HOWELLS (32)
Piano Concerto No 2
MILHAUD (32)
Les malheurs d'Orphee, opera
Esther de Carpentras, comic opera (1924-5)
Le Train Bleu, ballet
BENJAMIN (31)
Pastoral Fantasy, for string quartet
Sonatina for violin and piano
MOORE (31)
The Pageant of P. T. Barnum, suite for orchestra
MOERAN (30)
Rhapsody No 2
HINDEMITH (29)
Piano Concerto
Chamber Music No 2
Sonata for solo violin
Das Marienleben, song cycle
SOWERBY (29)
Synconata, for jazz orchestra
COWELL (27)
Ensemble, for chamber orchestra
TANSMAN (27)
Sinfonietta
GERSHWIN (26)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr Grofe), for piano and orchestra
Sweet Little Devil, musical
George White's Scandals of 1924, musical
Primrose, musical
Lady, Be Good, musical (including song 'Fascinating Rhythm')
AURIC (25)
Chamber Suite
Les Matelots, ballet
CHAVEZ (25)
Sonatina for violin and piano
Sonatina for cello and piano
POULENC (25)
Promenade, for piano
Poemes de Ronsard (1924-5)
THOMPSON, R. (25)
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, orchestral prelude
The Wind in the Willows, for string quartet
BUSH, A. (24)
Piano Quartet Five Pieces for clarinet, horn and string quartet (1924-5)
COPLAND (24)
Symphony for organ and orchestra
KRENEK (24)
Concerto Grosso
Concertino for flute, cembalom, violin and strings
Violin Concerto No 1
Seven Orchestral Pieces
Symphony for wind and percussion
Violin Sonata No 1
WEILL (24)
Quodlibet, for string quartet
The Protagonist, opera
FINZI (23)
Severn Rhapsody
RUBBRA (23)
Double Fugue for orchestra
SKALKOTTAS (20)
String Trio (lost)
String Quartet (lost)
SEIBER (19)
String Quartet No 1
Sarabande and Gigue, for cello and piano
Missa Brevis, for unaccompanied chorus
SHOSTAKOVICH (18)
Symphony No 1 (1924-5)
Scherzo for orchestra
Prelude and Scherzo for string octet (1924-5)

1925
BERIO, BOULEZ, SCHULLER and THEODORAKIS were born; MOSKOWSKI and SATIE died
d'INDY (74)
Diptyque mediterraneen (1925-6)
Cello Sonata
JANACEK (71)
Sinfonietta (1925-6)
Concertino for seven instruments
STANFORD (posthumous)
fp The Travelling Companion, opera
LOEFFLER (64)
Memories of my Childhood, for orchestra
DELIUS (63)
Caprice and Elegy, for cello and orchestra
SIBELIUS (60)
Tapiola, symphonic poem
BEACH (58)
The Canticle of the Sun, for chorus and orchestra
ROUSSEL (56)
Pour une fete de printemps, tone poem
Serenade, for harp, flute, violin, viola and cello
Joueurs de flute, for flute and piano
Violin Sonata
Segovia, for guitar
SCHMITT (55)
Salammbo, film score
Danse d'Abisag, for orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (53)
Concerto accademico, for violin and string orchestra
Flos Campi, suite for viola, choir and small orchestra
Sancta civitas, oratorio
SCHMIDT (51)
Chaconne for organ
String Quartet in A
GLIERE (50)
Cleopatra, ballet
HAHN (50)
Mozart, musical comedy
RAVEL (50)
L'enfant et les sortileges, opera
BRIAN (49)
Comic Opera (revised version)
CARPENTER (49)
Skyscrapers, ballet
RUGGLES (49)
Portals, for thirteen strings or string orchestra
AUBERT (48)
Capriccio, for violin and orchestra
QUILTER (48)
The Rake, ballet suite
Five Jacobean Lyrics
HOLBROOKE (47)
The Birds of Rhiannon, symphonic poem
Symphony No 3 Ships
SCOTT (46)
The Saint of the Mountain, opera
The Ballad of Fair Helen of Kirkconnel, for baritone and orchestra
BLOCH (45)
Prelude (Recueillement), for string quartet
PIZZETTI (46-47)
Fra Gherado, opera (1925-27)
MIASKOVSKY (44)
Symphony No 8
Sonata No 4 for piano
KODALY (43)
Meditations on a Theme of Debussy, for piano
MALIPIERO (43)
Filomela e l'infatuato, opera
Merlino maestro d'organi, opera (1925-8)
Il Mistero di Venezia, opera (1925-8)
STRAVINSKY (43)
Suite No 1 for small orchestra
BAX (42)
Piano Sonata No 3
WEBERN (42)
Three Lieder
GRUENBERG (41)
Four Whimsicalities, for string quartet Poem in the Form of a Sonata, for cello and piano Jazz Suite
BERG (40)
Lyric Suite, for string quartet (1925 6)
TAYLOR (40)
Fantasy on Two Themes, for orchestra
Jurgen, for orchestra
Circus Days, for jazz orchestra
COATES (39)
The Selfish Giant, fantasy
VILLA-LOBOS (38)
Choros Nos 3, 8 and 10
IBERT (35)
Concerto for cello and wind instruments
Scherzo feerique
MARTINU (35)
On tourne, ballet
Half-Time, symphonic poem
Piano Concerto No 1
PROKOFIEV (34)
Pas d'acier, ballet (1925-6)
Divertimento for orchestra (1925-9)
HONEGGER (33)
Judith, opera
Concertino for piano and orchestra
HOWELLS (33)
My Eyes for Beauty Pine, for chorus and organ
Paradise Rondel, for orchestra
MILHAUD (33)
String Quartet No 7
Deux Hymnes
BENJAMIN (32)
Three Mystical Songs, for unaccompanied chorus
ROGERS (32)
String Quartet No 2
MOERAN (31)
Summer Valley, for piano
HINDEMITH (30)
Concerto for orchestra Chamber Music Nos 3 and 4
ORFF (30)
Prelude for orchestra
SOWERBY (30)
From the Northland, for orchestra
Monotony, for jazz orchestra
The Vision of Sir Launfal, for chorus and orchestra
CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO (29)
Le danze del re David, for piano
HANSON (29)
The Lament of Beowulf, for chorus
TANSMAN (28)
La Nuit Kurde, opera (1925-7)
Symphony No 2
GERSHWIN (27)
Novelettes, for violin and piano
Concerto in F for piano and orchestra
Tell Me More, musical
Tip-toes, musical
Song of the Flame, musical
Oh, Kay!, musical (including songs 'Do, Do, Do' and 'Someone to Watch Over Me')
AURIC (26)
Pastorale, ballet
CHAVEZ (26)
Energia, for nine instruments
POULENC (26)
Napoli Suite, for piano
BUSH, A. (25)
Two Songs for soprano, chorus and orchestra
COPLAND (25)
Grogh, ballet
Dance Symphony (1922-5)
Music for the Theater, suite for small orchestra
KRENEK (25)
Jonny spielt auf, opera
Mammon, ballet
Der vertauschte Cupido, ballet
WEILL (25)
Concerto for violin and woodwind
RUBBRA (24)
La belle dame sans merci, for chorus and orchestra
Violin Sonata No 1
WALTON (23)
Portsmouth Point, overture
BERKELEY, L. (22)
'The Thresher', for voice and piano
SKALKOTTAS (21)
Violin Sonata
LAMBERT (20)
Romeo and Juliet, ballet (1925-6)
SEIBER (20)
Serenade, for six wind instruments
Sonata da Camera, for violin and cello

1926
BROWN, FELDMAN, KURTAG and HENZE were born
PUCCINI (posthumous)
fp Turandot, opera
JANACEK (72)
Capriccio, for piano and wind
Festliche Messe
SMYTH (68)
Entente Cordiale, opera
Sleepless Dreams, for chorus and orchestra
A Spring Canticle, for chorus and orchestra
d'ALBERT (62)
Der Golem, music drama
ROPARTZ (62)
Romance and Scherzino for violin and orchestra
NIELSEN (61)
Flute Concerto
SIBELIUS (61)
The Tempest, incidental music
NOVAK (56)
Signorina Gioventu, ballet-pantomime (1926-8)
SCHMITT (56)
Final, for cello and orchestra
HOLST (52)
The Golden Goose, choral ballet
Chrissemas Day in the Morning, for piano
SCHMIDT (52)
Piano Quintet in G
GLIERE (51)
Red Poppy, ballet (1926-7)
HAHN (51)
La Reine de Sheba, scene lyrique
Une Revue Le Temps d'aimer, musical comedy
RAVEL (51)
Chansons madecasses, for voice, flute, cello and piano
RUGGLES (50)
Sun-treader, for orchestra (1926-31)
BRIDGE (47)
String Quartet No 3
SCOTT (47)
Karma, ballet
BLOCH (46)
America: An Epic Rhapsody, for orchestra Four Episodes for chamber orchestra
MEDTNER (46)
Piano Concerto No 2 (1926-7)
BARTOK (45)
Piano Concerto No 1
Three Village Scenes, for chorus and orchestra
Cantata Profana, for tenor and baritone soli, chorus and orchestra
Out of Doors, suite for piano
Mikrokosmos, for piano (1926-37)
Nine Little Pieces for piano
Piano Sonata
KODALY (44)
Háry Janos, opera
MALIPIERO (44)
L'Esilio dell' Eroe, five symphonic impressions
STRAVINSKY (44)
Pater Noster, for chorus a capella
Oedipus Rex, opera-oratorio (1926-7)
TURINA (44)
La oracion del torero, for string quartet
Piano Trio
BERNERS (43)
The Triumph of Neptune, ballet
CASELLA (43)
Introduction, Aria and Toccata, for orchestra
Concerto Romano, for organ and orchestra
Adieu a la vie, for voice and orchestra
Scarlattiana, for small orchestra
SZYMANOWSKI (43)
Harnasie, ballet
Stabat Mater
WEBERN (43)
Two Lieder
GRUENBERG (42)
Jazzettes, for violin and piano
RIEGGER (41)
Rhapsody for orchestra
Study in Sonority, for ten instruments
TAYLOR (41)
The King's Henchman, opera
VARESE (41)
Amériques, for orchestra
WELLESZ (41)
Archilles auf Skyros, ballet
Der Opferung des Gefangenen, opera
COATES (40)
The Three Bears, fantasy
TOCH (39)
Piano Concerto Spiel, for wind
VILLA-LOBOS (39)
Choros Nos 4, 5, 6 and 6 bis
IBERT (36)
Jeux, for orchestra
MARTIN (36)
Rythmes, three symphonic movements
BLISS (35)
Hymn to Apollo, for orchestra (revised 1965)
Introduction and Allegro for orchestra (revised 1937)
MILHAUD (34)
Le pauvre matelot, opera
ROGERS (33)
Symphony No 1, Adonais
MOERAN (32)
Irish Love Song, for piano
PISTON (32)
Three Pieces for flute, clarinet and bassoon Piano Sonata
WARLOCK (32)
Capriol Suite, for strings
HINDEMITH (31)
Cardillac, opera
SOWERBY (31)
Mediaeval Poem, for organ and orchestra
HANSON (30)
Pan and the Priest, symphonic poem Organ Concerto
THOMSON, V. (30)
Sonata da Chiesa, for five instruments
COWELL (29)
Atlantis, ballet Seven Paragraphs, for chamber ensemble
TANSMAN (29)
Piano Concerto No 1
GERSHWIN (28)
Preludes for piano
HARRIS (28)
Impressions of a rainy day, for string quartet
CHAVEZ (27)
Los cuatro soles, ballet
POULENC (27)
Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
Chansons gaillardes
ANTHEIL (26)
Jazz Symphonietta, for twenty-two instruments
COPLAND (26)
Piano Concerto
KRENEK (26)
Der Diktator, opera
Drei Lustige Marsche, for orchestra
Das Geheime Konigreich, opera (1926-7)
DURUFLE (24)
Scherzo for organ
WALTON (24)
Siesta, for orchestra
BLITZSTEIN (21)
Sarabande, for orchestra
LAMBERT (21)
Pomona, ballet Poems by Li-Po
SEIBER (21-23)
Divertimento for clarinet and string quartet (1926 8)
SHOSTAKOVICH (20)
Piano Sonata No 1



1927
JOSEPHS and JOUBERT were born
d'INDY (76)
Concerto for piano, flute, cello and string quartet Suites en parties, for harp, flute, viola and cello
JANACEK (73)
From the House of the Dead, opera (1927-8)
Glagolitic Mass
SMYTH (69)
Concerto for violin and horn
PIERNE (64)
Sophie Arnould, opera-comique
NIELSEN (62)
En Fantasirejse til Faeroerne, rhapsodic overture
Prelude and Presto for violin (1927-8)
ROUSSEL (58)
Piano Concerto
SCHMITT (57)
Ronde burlesque, for orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (55)
Along the Field, eight songs for voice and violin
RACHMANINOV (54)
Piano Concerto No 4
HOLST (53)
The Morning of the Year, choral ballet
Egdon Heath, symphonic poem
The Coming of Christ, mystery play
SCHMIDT (53)
Fugue in F for organ
SCHOENBERG (53)
String Quartet No 3
HAHN (52)
Violin Concerto
AUBERT (50)
p Noel pastoral, for piano and orchestra
p Violin Sonata in D minor and D major
HOLBROOKE (49)
Columba, for orchestra
SCHREKER (49)
Vom Ewigen Leben, for voice and orchestra
BRIDGE (48)
Enter Spring, for orchestra
IRELAND (48)
Sonatina for piano
RESPIGHI (48)
The Sunken Bell, opera
Church Windows, symphonic impressions
The Birds, suite for small orchestra
Three Botticelli Pictures, for orchestra
Brazilian Impressions, for orchestra
SCOTT (48)
Violin Concerto
BARTOK (46)
String Quartet No 3
MIASKOVSKY (46)
Symphonies 9 and 10 Souvenirs, six pieces for piano
GRAINGER (45)
Shallow Brown, for chorus and orchestra Irish Tune from County Derry
BAX (44)
Violin Sonata No 3 in G minor
CASELLA (44)
Concerto for strings Cello Sonata No 2
WEBERN (44)
String Trio
VARESE (42)
Arcana, for orchestra
COATES (41)
Four Ways, suite
TOCH (40)
Lie Prinzessin auf der Erbse, opera
Narziss, for orchestra (lost)
Gewitter, for orchestra (lost)
Komodie, for orchestra
IBERT (37)
Angelique, opera
MARTINU (37)
Le raid merveilleux, ballet (1927-8)
La revue de cuisine, ballet
La bagarre, symphonic poem
BLISS (36)
Oboe Quintet
Four Songs for high voice and violin
HONEGGER (35)
Antigone, Lyric drama
MILHAUD (35)
Violin Concerto No 1
Carnival of Aix, for piano and orchestra
PISTON (33)
Symphonic Piece
CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO (32)
Piano Concerto No 1
HINDEMITH (32)
Chamber Music No 5
ORFF (32)
Concertino for wind
HANSON (31)
Heroic Elegy, for chorus and orchestra
SESSIONS (31)
Symphony No 1
WEINBERGER (31)
Schwanda the Bagpiper, opera
COWELL (30)
Some Music, for orchestra Suite for violin and piano
TANSMAN (30)
Piano Concerto No 2
GERSHWIN (29)
Strike Up The Band, musical
Funny Face, musical (including songs 'He Loves and She Loves' and 'Swonderful')
HARRIS (29)
Concerto for clarinet, piano and string quartet
AURIC (28)
Sous le Masque, opera
CHAVEZ (28)
HP (i.e. Horsepower) ballet
POULENC (28)
Concert champetre, for harpsichord and orchestra (1927-8)
Deux novelettes, for piano (1927-8)
Airs chantés (1927-8)
BUSH, A. (27)
Symphonic Impressions Prelude and Fugue, for piano
KRENEK (27)
Schwergewicht, opera
Triumph der Empfindsamkeit, orchestral suite
Potpourri, for orchestra
WEILL (27)
Lindbergh's Flight, cantata
The New Orpheus, cantata
The Royal Palace, opera
Mahagonny, opera
DURUFLE (25)
Triptyque, for piano
WALTON (25)
Viola Concerto
Sinfonia Concertante for piano and orchestra
KHACHATURIAN (24)
Poeme, for piano
SKALKOTTAS (23)
Piano Sonatina
Fifteen Little Variations for piano
ALWYN (22)
Five Preludes for orchestra
LAMBERT (22)
Music for orchestra Elegiac Blues
SHOSTAKOVICH (21)
The Nose, opera (1927-8)
The Age of Gold, ballet (1927-30)
Symphony No 2, October Aphorisms, for piano
HOLMBOE (18)
Symphony in F


1928
KORTE, MUSGRAVE and STOCKHAUSEN were born; JANACEK died
JANACEK (74)
String Quartet No 2, Intimate Pages
ELGAR (71)
fp Beau Brummell, incidental music
IPPOLITOV-IVANOV (69)
Episodes from Schubert's Life, for orchestra
LOEFFLER (67)
Clowns, intermezzo
d'ALBERT (64)
The Black Orchid, burlesque opera
ROPARTZ (64)
Rhapsody, for cello and orchestra
NIELSEN (63)
Clarinet Concerto
Bohmisk-danskfolketom, for strings
Three Pieces for piano
BANTOCK (60)
Pilgrim's Progress, for soli, chorus and orchestra
LEHAR (58)
Frederica, operetta
SCHMITT (58)
Symphonie Concertante for piano and orchestra
ALFVEN (56)
Manhem, cantata for male voices
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (56)
Sir John in Love, opera
Te Deum, in G major
JONGEN (55)
Piece symphonique, for piano and orchestra
HOLST (54)
Moorside Suite, for brass band
SCHMIDT (54)
Symphony No 3 Four Little Preludes and Fugues for organ
SCHOENBERG (54)
Variations for orchestra
GLIERE (53)
String Quartet No 3
RAVEL (53)
Bolero, for orchestra
CARPENTER (52)
String Quartet
HOLBROOKE (50)
Piano Concerto No 2
SCHREKER (50)
Little Suite for chamber orchestra
BRIDGE (49)
Rhapsody, for two violins and viola
RESPIGHI (49)
Toccata, for piano and orchestra
MIASKOVSKY (48)
The Yellowed Pages, seven pieces for piano
PIZZETTI (48)
Concerto dell' Estate
BARTOK (47)
Rhapsodies Nos l and 2, for violin and orchestra
Rhapsody No l for cello and piano
String Quartet No 4
GRAINGER (46)
Colonial Songs
Over the Hills and Far Away, for orchestra
TURINA (46)
Ritmos, choreographic fantasy
BAX (45)
Symphony No 3 (1928-9)
Sonata for two pianos
Sonata for viola and harp
BERNERS (45)
Fugue for orchestra
CASELLA (45)
La Donna Serpente, opera (1928-31)
Violin Concerto
WEBERN (45)
Symphony for small orchestra
BERG (43-9)
Lulu, opera (1928-34)
WELLESZ (43)
Scherz, List und Rache, opera
DUPRE (42)
Symphony with organ
SCHOECK (42-4)
TOCH (41)
Fanal, for organ and orchestra
Bunte Suite
VILLA-LOBOS (41)
Choros Nos 11 and 14
MARTINU (38)
Les Larmes du Couteau, opera
The Soldier and the Dancer, opera
Echéc au roi, ballet
Concertino for piano (left hand) and chamber orchestra
Entr'acte, for orchestra
La Rapsodie
BLISS (37)
Pastoral: Lie Strewn the White Flocks, for mezzo-soprano, chorus, flute, drums and string orchestra PROKOFIEV (37)
The Prodigal Son, ballet Symphony No 3
HONEGGER (36)
Rugby, Mouvement Symphonique No 2
MILHAUD (36)
Christophe Colombe, opera (revised 1956)
Cantate pour louer le Seigneur
BENJAMIN (35)
Concerto quasi una fantasia, for piano an orchestra
MOORE (35)
A Symphony of Autumn
Moby Dick, for orchestra
ROGERS (35)
Symphony No 2
HINDEMITH (33)
Concerto for organ and chamber orchestra
Chamber Music No 6
ORFF (33)
Entrata (revised 1940)
SOWERBY (33)
Symphony No 2
GERHARD (32)
Wind Quintet
THOMSON, V. (32)
Symphony on a Hymn Tune
COWELL (31)
Sinfonietta for chamber orchestra
TANSMAN (31)
Lumieres, ballet
GERSHWIN (30)
An American In Paris, for orchestra
Rosalie, musical
Treasure Girl, musical
HARRIS (30)
Piano Sonata
AURIC (29)
SCHOECK
Vom Fischer und syner Fru, dramatic cantata
AURIC
Les Enchantements de la Fée Alcine, ballet (1928-30)
Rondeau, ballet
POULENC (29)
Trois pieces, for piano
THOMSON, R. (29)
Jazz Poem, for piano and orchestra
ANTHEIL (28-9)
Transatlantic, opera (1928-29)
BUSH, A. (28)
Relinquishment, for piano
COPLAND (28)
Symphony No 1
KRENEK (28)
Piano Sonata No 2
Little Symphony
Leben des Orest, opera (1928-9)
WEILL (28)
The Threepenny Opera
DURUFLE (26)
Prélude, récitatif et variations, for flute, viola and piano
SKALKOTTAS (24)
String Quartet No 1 Sonata No 1 for violin and piano (lost)
Symphonic Suite (lost)
BLITZSTEIN (23)
Triple Sec, opera-farce
LAMBERT (23)
Piano Sonata (1928-9)
SHOSTAKOVICH (22)
Six Romances on Words by Japanese poets, for tenor and orchestra (1928-32)
New Babylon, for orchestra, (film music)
MESSIAEN (20)
Fugue in D minor for orchestra
Le Banquet céleste, for organ
Le Banquet eucharistique, for orchestra (unpublished)
HOLMBOE (19)
Symphony in D
Quintet for viola and string quartet

1929
CRUMB, HODDINOTT, LEIGHTON and PREVIN were born
d'INDY (78)
String Sextet
NIELSEN (64)
Cantata for the Centenary of the Polytechnic High School
Hymne til kunsten, for soprano, tenor, chorus and wind
Twenty-nine Little Preludes for organ
SIBELIUS (64)
Symphony No 8 (destroyed)
GIORDANO (62)
Il re, opera
ROUSSEL (60)
Symphony No 3 (1929-30)
LEHAR (59)
The Land of Smiles, operetta
NOVAK (59)
Nikotina, ballet-pantomime
SCHMITT (59)
Cancunik, for orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (57)
Benedicite, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
JONGEN (56)
Passacaille et Gigue, for orchestra Suite for viola and orchestra
HOLST (55)
The Tale of the Wandering Scholar, opera
Concerto for two violins
Twelve Songs
SCHMIDT (55)
String Quartet in G
SCHOENBERG (55)
Von Heute auf Morgen, opera
DOHNANYI (52)
A Tenor, opera
HOLBROOKE (51)
Bronwen, opera
Symphony No 4
SCHREKER (51)
Der Schmied von Gent, opera (1929-32)
BRIDGE (50)
Trio No 2
CANTELOUBE (50)
Lauriers, pieces for orchestra
IRELAND (50)
Ballade, for piano
RESPIGHI (50)
The Festivals of Rome, orchestral suite
BLOCH (49)
Abodah, for violin and piano
PIZZETTI (49)
Rondo venegiano, for orchestra
MIASKOVSKY (48)
Serenade for small orchestra
Sinfonietta for string orchestra
Lyric Concerto, for small orchestra
GRAINGER (47)
English Dance, for orchestra
MALIPIERO (47)
Torneo notturno, opera
PONCE (47)
Three Bocetas Sinfonicos, for orchestra
Sonata for cello and piano
Miniature string quartet
STRAVINSKY (47)
Capriccio for piano and orchestra
Quatre Etudes for orchestra
TURINA (47)
Triptico, songs BAX (46)
Overture, Elegy and Rondo for orchestra
Legend, for viola and piano
GRUENBERG (45)
Jack and the Beanstalk, children's opera
The Enchanted Isle, symphonic poem
Nine Moods, for orchestra
Music for an Imaginary Ballet
BERG (44)
Three Pieces for Orchestra
Der Wein, concert aria (possibly 1920)
RIEGGER (44)
Suite for flute
WELLESZ (44)
Festlicher Marsch, for orchestra
COATES (43)
Cinderella, fantasy
TOCH (42)
Kleine Ouverture zu Der Facher
VILLA-LOBOS (42)
Introducao aos Choros, for orchestra
Choros Nos 9, 12 and 13
Suite sugestiva, for voice and orchestra
Twelve Studies for guitar
IBERT (39)
Persee et Andromédée, opera
MARTINU (39)
'Journée de bonte', opera
The Butterfly that Stamped, ballet
BLISS (38)
Serenade, for baritone and orchestra
PROKOFIEV (38)
Symphony No 4 (1929-30, revised 1947)
MILHAUD (37)
Viola Concerto
Concerto for percussion and small orchestra
MOORE (36)
Violin Sonata
ROGERS (36)
The Raising of Lazarus, for chorus and orchestra
PISTON (35)
Suite No 1 for orchestra
SOWERBY (34)
Cello Concerto (1929-34)
Prairie, symphonic poem
Florida Suite, for piano
THOMSON, V. (33)
Five Portraits, for four clarinets
WEINBERGER (33)
Christmas, for orchestra
COWELL (32)
Irish Suite, for chamber orchestra
TANSMAN (32)
Le cercle eternel, ballet
GERSHWIN (31)
Show Girl, musical
HARRIS (31)
American Portraits, for orchestra
POULENC (30)
Aubade, for piano and eighteen instruments
Hommage à Roussel, for piano
Huit Nocturnes, for piano (1929-38)
THOMPSON, R. (30)
Symphony No 1
BUSH, A. (29)
Dialectic, for string quartet
Songs of the Doomed, for tenor, female chorus and piano
COPLAND (29)
Symphonic Ode (revised 1955)
Vitebsk, for piano trio
RUBBRA (28)
Triple Fugue for orchestra
DURUFLE (27)
Prelude, Adagio and Chorale Variations, for organ
BLACHER (26)
Habemeajaja, chamber opera (lost)
Symphony (unpublished, destroyed)
KABALEVSKY (25)
Piano Concerto No 1 String Quartet in A minor
SKALKOTTAS (25)
Concerto for wind (lost)
Little Suite for violin and chamber orchestra (lost)
String Quartet No 2 (lost)
Easy Music, for string quartet (lost)
Sonatinas Nos 1 and 2 for violin and piano
Octet for flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone and piano trio
BLITZSTEIN (24)
Parabola and Circula, opera-ballet
LAMBERT (24)
The Rio Grande, for chorus, piano and orchestra
SHOSTAKOVICH (23)
Symphony No 3, The First of May
MESSIAEN (21)
Preludes, for piano
HOLMBOE (20)
Concerto for orchestra
BARBER (19)
Serenade for string orchestra or string quartet



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