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1940
STRAUSS, R. (76)
Capriccio, opera (1940-1)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (68)
Six Choral Songs - to be sung in time of war
Valiant for Truth, motet
CARPENTER (64)
Symphony No 2
FALLA (64)
Homenajes, for orchestra
BRIDGE (61)
Rebus, for orchestra
Vignettes de danse, for small orchestra
Divertimento for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
PIZZETTI (60)
Symphony in A major
MIASKOVSKY (59)
Symphonies Nos 20 and 21
MALIPIERO (58)
La vita e'sogno, opera
STRAVINSKY (58)
Symphony in C Tango for piano
PONCE (57)
Ferial, divertimento sinf6nico
WEBERN (57)
Variations for orchestra
VILLA-LOBOS (53)
Preludes for guitar
Saudades da juventude, Suite No 1
MARTINU (50)
Military March
BLISS (49)
Seven American Poems, for low voice and piano
PROKOFIEV (49)
The Duenna, opera (1940-1)
Cinderella, ballet (1940-4)
MILHAUD (48)
String Quartet No 10, Birthday Quartet
BENJAMIN (47)
Sonatina for chamber orchestra
ROGERS (47)
Symphony No 4
PISTON (46)
Chromatic Study for organ
HINDEMITH (45)
Symphony in Eb major
Cello Concerto No 2
Theme and Variations for piano and strings
The Four Temperaments
Harp Sonata
SOWERBY (45)
Symphony No 3
GERHARD (44)
Don Quixote, ballet (1940-1)
ROBERTSON (44)
Prelude, Scherzo and Ricercare for orchestra
String Quartet
WEINBERGER (44)
Saxophone Concerto
Song of the High Seas, for orchestra
COWELL (43)
Pastorale and Fiddler's Delight, for orchestra
Vox humana, for orchestra
Ancient Desert Drone, for orchestra
Concerto Piccolo, for piano and orchestra
KORNGOLD (43)
Songs of the Clown
Four Shakespeare Songs
HARRIS (42)
Western Landscape, ballet
American Creed, for orchestra
Ode to Truth, for orchestra
Challenge, for baritone, chorus and orchestra
Evening Piece, for orchestra
String Quintet
AURIC (41)
Five Chansons Françaises, for chorus
CHAVEZ (41)
Antigona, ballet
Piano Concerto
Xochipili-Macuilxochitl, for Mexican orchestra
POULENC (41)
Histoire de Babar le petit elephant, for piano and narrator (1940-5)
Mélancolie, for piano
Cello Sonata (1947-8)
Banalities, songs
THOMPSON, R. (41)
Suite for oboe, violin and viola
BUSH, A. (40)
Symphony No 1
COPLAND (40)
Quiet City, orchestral suite for trumpet, English horn and strings
KRENEK (40)
Tarquin, opera
Little Concerto for organ, cembalo and chamber orchestra
FINZI (39)
Dies natalis, cantata
DURUFLE (38)
Andante and Scherzo for orchestra
WALTON (38)
The Wise Virgins, ballet
BLACHER (37)
Furstin Tarakanowa, opera
Hamlet, symphonic poem
Concerto for strings
BERKELEY, L. (37)
Symphony No 1
Sonatina for recorder (flute) and piano
Four Concert Studies, Set 1, for piano
Five Housman Songs for tenor and piano
KHACHATURIAN (37)
Violin Concerto
KABALEVSKY (36)
The Golden Spikes, ballet
The Comedians, suite for small orchestra
Suite for jazz
SKALKOTTAS (36)
Ten Musical Sketches for string quartet
Piano Suites Nos 2, 3 and 4
Sonata No 2 for violin and piano
String Quartet No 4
Thirty-two Piano Pieces, (1940-1)
Four Piano Studies
Two Quartets for oboe, bassoon, trumpet and piano (1940-2)
Concertino for trumpet and piano (1940-2)
ALWYN (35)
Masquerade, overture
Divertimento for solo flute
LAMBERT (35)
Dirge from Cymbeline, for voices and strings
SEIBER (35)
Besardo Suite No 1
LUTYENS (34)
Midas, ballet for string quartet and piano
Chamber Concertos Nos 1 and 2 (1940-1)
SHOSTAKOVICH (34)
King Lear, incidental music
Piano Quintet in G minor
Three Pieces for solo violin
CARTER (31)
Pastorale for cor anglais, horn, viola, cello and piano
HOLMBOE (31)
Chamber Concerto No 2 for flute, violin and strings
Chamber Concerto No 3 for clarinet, two trumpets, two horns and strings
Concertino for violin, viola and strings
Concertino No 2 for violin and strings
The Devil, The Mayor, opera
Serenade for flute and piano trio
Notturno for wind quintet
SIEGMEISTER (31)
Johnny Appleseed, choral
BARBER (30)
A Stop-watch and an Ordnance Map, for male chorus and orchestra
SCHUMAN (30)
Secular Cantata No 1, 'This is our Time'
FRANÇAIX (28)
L'Apostrophe, opera
GILLIS (28)
Symphony No 2, A Symphony of Faith
Symphony No 3, A Symphony of Free Men (1940-1)
Portrait of a Frontier Town, suite for orchestra
BRITTEN (27)
Paul Bunyan, operetta (c1940-1, revised l974)
Sinfonia da requiem, for orchestra
Diversions on a Theme, for piano (left hand) and orchestra
Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, for tenor and piano
GOULD (27)
Latin-American Symphonette
A Foster Gallery, for orchestra
PANUFNIK (26)
Five Polish Peasant Songs
DIAMOND (25)
Symphony No 1
Concerto for small orchestra
Quartet No 1
GINASTERA (24)
Three Pieces for piano
Malambo, for piano
ARNELL (23)
Violin Concerto
BERNSTEIN (22)
The Peace, incidental music
Sonata for violin and piano
Four studies for two clarinets, three bassoons and piano
BUSH, G. (20)
Rhapsody for clarinet and string quartet
SHAPERO (20)
String Quartet
FOSS (18)
Music for The Tempest
Two Symphonic Pieces
Four Preludes for flute, clarinet and bassoon

1941
BRIDGE, DAVIES, HARTY, SINDING and PADEREWSKI died
NOVAK (71)
De Profundis, symphonic poem
St Wenceslas Triptych, for organ and orchestra
Home, for six male choruses
SCHMITT (71)
Janiana, for strings
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (69)
England, My England, for baritone, chorus and orchestra
JONGEN (68)
Ouverture de fete, for orchestra
La cigale et le fourmi, for children's choir and orchestra
RACHMANINOV (68)
Three Symphonic Dances, for orchestra
SCHOENBERG (67)
Variations and Recitative for organ
CARPENTER (65)
Song of Freedom, for chorus and orchestra
IRELAND (62)
Sarnia, for piano
Three Pastels, for piano
'O Happy Land', song
BARTOK (60)
Concerto for two pianos and percussion (also orchestra)
MIASKOVSKY (60)
Symphonies Nos 22 and 23
MALIPIERO (59)
I Capriccio di Callot, opera (1941-2)
PONCE (58)
Concierto del sur, for guitar and orchestra
WEBERN (58-60)
Cantata No 2, Jone (1941-3)
RIEGGER (56)
Canon and Fugue for strings or orchestra
TAYLOR (56)
Processional, for orchestra
MARTIN (51)
Sonata da chiesa for flute and string orchestra
BLISS (50)
String Quartet
PROKOFIEV (50)
War and Peace, opera (1941-3)
Suite for orchestra, 1941
A Summer's Day, suite for small orchestra
Symphonic March
String Quartet No 2
HONEGGER (49)
Symphony No 2 for strings and trumpet
HOWELLS (49)
Four Anthems
MILHAUD (49)
Clarinet Concerto
Piano Concerto No 2
Concerto for two pianos
Four Sketches
MOORE (48)
Village Music, suite for small orchestra
PISTON (47)
Sinfonietta for orchestra
ORFF (46)
Die Kluge, opera (1941-2)
SOWERBY (46)
Poem, for viola with organ and orchestra
GERHARD (45)
Homenaje a Pedrell, symphony
SESSIONS (45)
Montezuma, opera (1941-62)
THOMSON, V. (45)
Symphony No 2
WEINBERGER (45)
Lincoln Symphony
Czech Rhapsody, for orchestra
The Bird's Opera, for orchestra
COWELL (44)
Schoontkree, for orchestra
Tales of our Countryside, for orchestra
Two Bits, for flute and piano
Grinnell Fanfare, for organ and brass
KORNGOLD (44)
Psalm, for voices and orchestra
HARRIS (43)
From this Earth, ballet
Acceleration, for orchestra
Violin Sonata
POULENC (42)
Les animaux modeles, ballet
La fille du jardinier, incidental music
Exultate Deo, for choir
Salve Regina, for choir
THOMPSON, R. (42)
String Quartet No 1
BUSH, A. (41)
Meditation on a German Song, for violin, piano and strings
COPLAND (41)
Piano Sonata
KRENEK (41)
Lamentations of Jeremiah, for chorus
WEILL (41)
Lady in the Dark, musical
RUBBRA (40)
Symphony No 4
The Morning Watch, for choir and orchestra
WALTON (39)
Scapino, overture
BLACHER (38)
Das Zauberbuch von Erzeram, ballet
KABALEVSKY (37)
Youth Parade, for children's chorus and orchestra
SKALKOTTAS (37)
Largo, for cello and piano
RAWSTHORNE (36)
The Creel, suite for piano duet
SEIBER (36)
Besardo Suite No 2, for strings
Pastorale and Burlesque, for flute and strings (1941-2)
Transylvanian Rhapsody
Fantasy, for cello and piano
TIPPETT (36)
String Quartet No 2 (1941-2)
COOKE (35)
Cello Sonata
LUTYENS (35)
Five Intermezzi for piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (35)
The Gamblers, opera
Symphony No 7, Leningrad
MESSIAEN (33)
Quatuor pour la fin du temps, for violin, clarinet, cello and piano
HOLMBOE (32)
Symphony No 3, Sinfonia Rustica
Symphony No4, Sinfonia Sacra, for chorus and orchestra
Symphonic Overture
SCHUMAN (31)
Symphonies Nos 3 and 4
Newsreel, suite for orchestra
CAGE (29)
Double Music, for percussion
GILLIS (29)
The Night Before Christmas, for narrator and orchestra
BRITTEN (28)
Scottish Ballad, for two pianos and orchestra
Matinees musicales, for orchestra
String Quartet No 1
GOULD (28)
Lincoln Legend, for orchestra
LLOYD (28)
Trinidad March, for military band
Charade, suite for orchestra
LUTOSLAWSKI (28)
Symphony No 1 (1941-7)
Variations on a Theme of Paganini, for two pianos
DIAMOND (26)
The Dream of Audubon, ballet
BABBITT (25)
Composition for orchestra
Music for the Mass l, for chorus
GINASTERA (25)
Estancia, ballet
ARNELL (24)
String Quartet No 2
BERNSTEIN (23)
Symphony No 1, Jeremiah (1941-44)
Clarinet Sonata (1941-42)
BUSH, G. (21)
The Spanish Rivals, opera
La belle dame sans merci, choral
Piano Concerto
Sinfonietta Concertante for cello
FRICKER (21)
Three Preludes for piano (1941-4)
SHAPERO (21)
Nine-minute Overture
Piano Sonata (four hands)
FOSS (19)
Allegro Concertante, for orchestra
Dance Sketch, for orchestra
Duo for cello and piano

1942
ROPARTZ (78)
De profundis, with orchestra
STRAUSS, R. (78)
Hom Concerto No 2
NOVAK (72)
Five mixed choruses
Ten children's choruses
ALFVEN (70)
Symphony No 5 in A minor
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (70)
Coastal Command, orchestral suite
SCHOENBERG (68)
Piano Concerto
GLIERE (67)
Concerto for coloratura soprano
CARPENTER (66)
Symphony No 3
DOHNANYI (65)
Suite en Valse, for orchestra (1942-3)
IRELAND (63)
Epic March
MEDTNER (62)
Piano Concerto No 3, Ballade (1942-3)
PIZZETTI (62)
Piano Sonata
MALIPIERO (60)
Minnie la candida, opera
STRAVINSKY (60)
Danses concertantes, for chamber orchestra
Four Norwegian Moods, for orchestra
Circus Polka, for orchestra
CASELLA (59)
Paganiniana, for orchestra
GRUENBERG (58)
Symphonies Nos 2 and 3
RIEGGER (57)
Passacaglia and Fugue, for band or orchestra
COATES (56)
Four Centuries, suite
VILLA-LOBOS (55)
Bachianas Brasilieras No 7 for orchestra
String Quartet No 7
PROKOFIEV (51)
Flute Sonata
Ballad of an Unknown Boy, cantata
Ivan the Terrible, film score
MARTIN (52)
Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets, for voice and orchestra (1942-3)
MARTINU (52)
Symphony No 1
MILHAUD (50)
String Quartet No 11
BENJAMIN (49)
Concerto for oboe and strings
MOORE (49)
Quintet for woodwinds and horn
ROGERS (49)
The Passion, oratorio
MOERAN (48)
Violin Concerto
PISTON (48)
Fanfare for the Fighting French
Flute Quintet
Interlude, for viola and piano
GERHARD (46)
Violin Concerto (1942-5)
SESSIONS (46)
Duo for violin and piano
THOMSON, V. (46)
Canon for Dorothy Thomson
The Mayor La Guardia Waltzes
COWELL (45)
Symphony No 3, Gaelic
Trickster Coyote, for flute and percussion
KORNGOLD (45)
Prayer, for tenor, chorus and orchestra
'Tomorrow', song
TANSMAN (45)
Symphony No 5
HARRIS (44)
What so proudly we hail, ballet
Symphony No 5
Piano Concerto with band
CHAVEZ (43)
Toccata for percussion instruments
POULENC (43)
Violin Sonata (1942-3)
Chansons villageoises, songs
THOMPSON, R. (43)
Solomon and Balkis, opera
ANTHEIL (42)
Symphony No 4
BUSH, A. (42)
A Birthday Overture
COPLAND (42)
Rodeo, ballet fp
A Lincoln Portrait, for narrator and orchestra
Danzon Cubano
KRENEK (42)
Viola Sonata
FINZI (41)
Prelude and Fugue for string trio
Let us Garlands Bring, five songs
DURUFLE (40)
Prelude et fugue sur le nom Alain, for organ
RODRIGO (40)
Concierto Heroico, for piano and orchestra
WALTON (40)
Major Barbara, film score
The First of the Few, film score, including 'Spitfire' prelude and fugue
BERKELEY, L. (39)
String Quartet No 2 Sonatina for violin and piano
KHACHATURIAN (39)
Gayane, ballet Symphony No 2
DALLAPICCOLA (38)
Marsia, ballet (1942-3)
Cinque Frammente di Saffo
KABALEVSKY (38)
Before Moscow, opera
People's Avengers, suite for chorus and orchestra
Our Great Fatherland, cantata
SKALKOTTAS (38)
Little Suite for strings
The Return of Ulysses, overture (1942-3)
Double-bass Concerto (1942-3)
ALWYN (37)
Concerto Grosso No 1
BLITZSTEIN (37)
Labor for Victory, radio series
LAMBERT (37)
Aubade heroique, for orchestra
RAWSTHORNE (37)
Piano Concerto No 1
SEIBER (37)
Balaton, opera
La Blanchisseuse, ballet music
TIPPETT (37)
Two madrigals: The Source and The Windhover
FRANKEL (36)
Youth Music, for string orchestra
LUTYENS (36)
Three Symphonic Preludes
Nine Bagatelles for cello and piano
Two Songs (Auden) for voice and piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (36)
Native Leningrad, suite
Piano Sonata No 2
Six Romances on Verses of English poets, for bass and piano
CARTER (33)
Symphony No 1 (revised 1954)
The Defense of Corinth, for speaker, male voices and piano
HOLMBOE (33)
Chamber Concerto No 4 for violin, cello and orchestra
Sonatina capricciosa, for flute and piano
BARBER (32)
Second Essay for Orchestra
SCHUMAN (32)
Piano Concerto
Requiescat
Secular Cantata No 2, 'A Free Song'
MENOTTI (31)
The Island God, opera
CAGE (30)
Wonderful Widow of 18 Springs, for voice and closed piano
GILLIS (30)
Three Sketches for strings
BRITTEN (29)
A Ceremony of Carols, for treble voices and harp
Hymn to St Cecilia, for unaccompanied voices
FINE (28)
Alice in Wonderland, incidental music
PANUFNIK (28)
Tragic Overture
DIAMOND (27)
Symphony No 2 Concerto for two solo pianos
BABBITT (26)
Music for the Mass II, for chorus
ARNELL (25)
Symphony No 2
BERNSTEIN (24)
Sonata for clarinet and piano
Symphony No 1, Jeremiah
SHAPERO (22)
Violin Sonata
FOSS (20)
The Prairie, for soloists, chorus and orchestra
Clarinet Concerto (later arranged as Piano Concerto No 1)

1943
FERNEYHOUGH, COWIE and HOLLOWAY were born;
RACHMANINOV died
ROPARTZ (79)
Indiscret, ballet Petit Symphonie
NOVAK (73)
May Symphony, for soli, chorus and orchestra
SCHMITT (73)
Essais de locomotives, film score
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (71)
Symphony No 5 in D major
JONGEN (70)
Piano Concerto
SCHOENBERG (69)
Ode to Napoleon, for speaker, strings and piano
CARPENTER (67)
The Anxious Bugler, for orchestra
DOHNANYI (66)
Symphony No 2 in D minor
IRELAND (64)
Fantasy Sonata, for clarinet and piano
MIASKOVSKY (63)
Symphony No 24
BARTOK (62)
Concerto for Orchestra
MALIPIERO (61)
L'allegra brigata, opera
STRAVINSKY (61)
Ode: Elegiac Chant, for orchestra
BAX (60)
Work in Progress, overture
CASELLA (60)
Concerto for strings, piano and percussion
Harp Sonata
PONCE (60)
Viola Concerto
RIEGGER (58)
Duos for three woodwind
TAYLOR (58)
Christmas Overture, for orchestra
VARESE (58)
Ecuatorial, for bass and orchestra
IBERT (53)
String Quartet in C
MARTIN (53)
Sechs Monologe aus Jedermann, for voice and piano
MARTINU (53)
Symphony No 5
In Memory of Lidice, for orchestra
Concerto for two pianos
Violin Concerto
PROKOFIEV (52)
Sonata for violin and piano
BLISS (52)
Three Jubilant and Three Solemn Fanfares, for wind or military band
HONEGGER (51)
Jour de fete suisse, suite
HOWELLS (51)
Sonata for oboe and piano
MILHAUD (51)
Bolivar, opera
MOORE (50)
In Memoriam, symphonic poem
MOERAN (49)
Rhapsody No 3 for piano and orchestra
PISTON (49)
Symphony No 2
Prelude and Allegro for organ and strings
Passacaglia for piano
HINDEMITH (48)
Cupid and Psyche, overture
Symphonic Metamorphoses on a Theme by Weber, for orchestra
Ludus Tonalis, for piano
ORFF (48)
Catulli Carmina (revised version)
HANSON (47)
Symphony No 4, Requiem
THOMSON, V. (47)
Flute Sonata
COWELL (46)
American Pipers, for orchestra
Little Concerto for piano and orchestra
Action in Brass, for horn, two trumpets and two trombones
This is America, for brass ensemble
Improvisation on a Persian Mode, for orchestra
TANSMAN (46)
Symphony No 6, In Memoriam
Symphonic etudes
HARRIS (45)
Cantata for chorus, organ and brass
Mass for male chorus and organ
POULENC (44)
Figure humaine, cantata
Metamorphoses, songs
Deux poemes, songs
'Montparnasse', song
BUSH, A. (43)
Esquisse: le 14 juillet, for piano
Britain's Part, for speaker, choir, percussion and piano
COPLAND (43)
Violin Sonata
KRENEK (43)
String Quartet No 7
WEILL (43)
One Touch of Venus, musical
RODRIGO (41)
Concierto de Estio, for violin and orchestra
WALTON (41)
The Quest, ballet
Henry V, incidental music for the film
BERKELEY, L. (40)
Divertimento for orchestra
String Trio
BLACHER (40)
Romeo und Julia (chamber opera)
RAINIER (40)
Suite for clarinet and piano
DALLAPICCOLA (39)
Sex carmina Alcaei, for soprano and instruments
SKALKOTTAS (39)
Sonata Concertante for bassoon and piano
ALWYN (38)
Pastoral Fantasia, for viola and strings
BLITZSTEIN (38)
Freedom Morning, symphonic poem
SEIBER (38)
Fantasia concertante, for violin and strings (1943-4)
TIPPETT (38)
Boyhood's End, song cycle
Plebs angelica, motet for double chorus
SHOSTAKOVICH (37)
Symphony No 8
MESSIAEN (35)
Visions de l'Amen, for two pianos
Rondeau, for piano
CARTER (34)
Three Poems of Robert Frost, for voice and piano
Warble for Lilac Time, for voice and piano/small orchestra
Voyage, for mezzo/baritone and piano
HOLMBOE (34)
Chamber Concerto No 5 for viola and orchestra
Chamber Concerto No 6 for violin and orchestra
Den Galsindede Tyk, ballet
Four Songs
SIEGMEISTER (34)
Ozark Set, for orchestra
SCHUMAN (33)
Symphony No 5 for strings
William Billings, overture
A Prayer in Time of War, for orchestra
PETTERSSON (32)
Barefoot Songs (1943-5)
CAGE (31)
She is Asleep, for percussion, voice and prepared piano
Amores, for prepared piano and percussion
Perilous Night, suite for prepared piano (1943)
GILLIS (31)
Symphony No 4
Prairie Poem, for orchestra
JONES (31)
Comedy Overture
BRITTEN (30)
Prelude and Fugue for strings
Rejoice in the Lamb, a festival cantata
Serenade, song cycle
GOULD (30)
Symphonies Nos 1 and 2
Viola Concerto
Interplay, for piano and orchestra
Concertette for viola and orchestra
DIAMOND (28)
Quartet No 2
GINASTERA (27)
Overture to Faust
Five Popular Argentine Songs, for voice and piano
Las Horas de una Estancia, for voice and piano
ARNELL (26)
Symphony No 1
BERNSTEIN (25)
'I Hate Music', five songs for soprano
Seven Anniversaries, for piano
BUSH, G. (23)
Divertimento for strings
Sonatina for piano
Nocturne for strings
The Rehearsal, overture
ARNOLD (22)
Beckus the Dandipratt, overture
Larch Trees, symphonic poem
FOSS (21)
Paradigm, for percussion
SCHULLER (18)
Six Early Songs
KURTAG (17)
Suite for piano

1944
TAVENER was born;
BEACH, CHAMINADE and SMYTH died
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (72)
Symphony No 6 (1944-7)
Concerto for oboe and strings
A Song of Thanksgiving, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
String Quartet No 2
JONGEN (71)
Bourree, for orchestra
RUGGLES (68)
Organum, for orchestra (1944-7)
IRELAND (65)
A Maritime Overture, for military band
BLOCH (64)
Suite Symphonique
PIZZETTI (64)
Violin Concerto
BARTOK (63)
Sonata for unaccompanied violin
MALIPIERO (62)
Symphony No 3, Delle campane
STRAVINSKY (62)
Elegy for solo viola
Sonata for two pianos
Babel, cantata
Scherzo d la Russe, for jazz ensemble
Scenes de ballet, for orchestra
CASELLA (61)
Missa Solemnis, Pro Pace
BAX (61)
Legend, for orchestra
GRUENBERG (60)
Violin Concerto
COATES (58)
The Three Elizabeths, suite
VILLA-LOBOS (57)
Bachianas Brasilieras No 8, for orchestra
String Quartet No 8
IBERT (54)
Suite Elisabethaine, for orchestra
Trio for violin, cello and harp
MARTIN (54)
Petite symphonie concertante (1944-5)
Passacaglia for organ
In terra pax, oratorio
MARTINU (54)
Symphony No 3
Cello Concerto (1944-5)
BLISS (53)
Miracle in the Gorbals, ballet
The Phoenix, march
'Auvergnat', for voice and piano
PROKOFIEV (53)
Symphony No 5
HOWELLS (52)
Collegium Regale, canticles of chorus
Suite for strings
MILHAUD (52)
Symphony No 2 for full orchestra
Suite francaise
Jeux de printemps
BENJAMIN (51)
Symphony No 1 (1944-5)
MOORE (51)
Down East Suite, for violin and piano or orchestra
ROGERS (51)
The Warrior, opera
MOERAN (50)
Overture for a Masque
Sinfonietta
PISTON (50)
Fugue on a Victory Tune
Partita for violin, viola and organ
HINDEMITH (49)
Herodiade, for speaker and chamber orchestra
ORFF (49)
Die Bernauerin, opera (1944 5)
SOWERBY (49)
Classic Concerto, for organ and strings
Violin Sonata No 2
Canticle of the Sun, cantata
GERHARD (48)
Alegrias, ballet suite
Pandora, ballet (1944-5)
ROBERTSON (48)
Rhapsody for piano and orchestra
American Serenade, for string quartet
SESSIONS (48)
Symphony No 2 (1944-6)
THOMSON, V. (48)
Suite No 1, Portraits
Suite No 2
COWELL (47)
United Music, for orchestra
Animal Magic, for wind band
TANSMAN (47)
Symphony No 7
Partita for piano and orchestra
Le roi qui jouait le fou, ballet
HARRIS (46)
Symphony No 6
AURIC (45)
Quadrille, ballet
CHAVEZ (45)
Hija de Colquide, ballet
String Quartet No 3
POULENC (45)
Les mamelles de Tiresias, opera bouffe
La nuit de la Saint-lean, incidental music
Le Voyageur sans baggage, incidental music
Un soir de neige, cantata
BUSH, A. (44)
Lyric Interlude, for violin and piano
COPLAND (44)
Appalachian Spring, ballet and orchestral suite
KRENEK (44)
Cantata for Wartime, for female chorus and orchestra
Sonata for violin and piano (1944-5)
RUBBRA (43)
Soliloquy, for cello and orchestra
BERKELEY, L. (41)
'Lord, when the Sense of Thy sweet Grace', for mixed chorus and organ
KHACHATURIAN (41)
Concerto for violin and cello
Masquerade Suite
DALLAPICCOLA (40)
Il Prigioniero, opera (1944-8)
Due liriche di Anacreonte, for soprano and instruments (1944-5)
KABALEVSKY (40)
The Family of Taras, opera (c1944)
SKALKOTTAS (40)
Symphonic Suite No 2
Concerto for two violins (piano arrangement only)
(1944-5)
BLITZSTEIN (39)
The Airborne, for voices and orchestra (1944 6)
RAWSTHORNE (39)
Street Corner Overture
SEIBER (39)
Notturno, for horn and strings
TIPPETT (39)
Symphony No 1 (1944-5)
The Weeping Babe, motet
FRANKEL (38)
String Trio No 1
Trio for clarinet, cello and piano
Sonata No 1 for solo violin
String Quartet No 1
LUTYENS (38)
Suite Gauloise, for small orchestra
SHOSTAKOVICH (38)
Russian River, suite
Eight English and American Folksongs, for low voice and orchestra
Piano Trio No 2
String Quartet No 2
Children's Notebook, for piano
Film music
MESSIAEN (36)
Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jesus, for piano
CARTER (35)
Holiday Overture (revised 1961)
The Harmony of Morning, for female voices and small orchestra
HOLMBOE (35)
Symphony No 5
Chamber Concerto No 7 for oboe and orchestra
Ieg Ved En Urt, for chorus
SIEGMEISTER (35)
Sing Out, Sweet Land, musical
Prairie Legend, for orchestra
As I Was Going Along, choral
BARBER (34)
Symphony No 2 (revised 1947)
Capricorn Concerto, for flute, oboe, trumpet and strings
Excursions, for piano
SCHUMAN (34)
Circus Overture, for orchestra
Te Deum
MENOTTI (33)
Sebastian, ballet
CAGE (32)
A Book of Music, for two prepared pianos
Three Dances for two amplified prepared pianos (1944-5)
FRANÇAIX (32)
Mouvement Perpetuel, for cello and piano
GILLIS (32)
Symphony No 5 (1944-5)
A Short Overture to an Unwritten Opera, for orchestra
The Alamo, symphonic poem
JONES (32)
Cloud Messenger, for orchestra
BRITTEN (31)
Festival Te Deum, for chorus and orchestra
GOULD (31)
Concerto for orchestra
FINE (30)
The Choral New Yorker, cantata
DIAMOND (29)
The Tempest, incidental music
Rounds, for string orchestra
GINASTERA (28)
Twelve American Preludes, for piano
ARNELL (27)
Symphony No 3
BERNSTEIN (26)
Fancy Free, ballet and suite
On the Town, musical comedy and dance episodes
BUSH, G. (24)
Sonata for trumpet and piano
FRICKER (24)
Piano Prelude
SHAPERO (24)
Three Amateur Sonatas, for piano
ARNOLD (23)
Horn Concerto
Variations on a Ukrainian Folksong, for piano
FOSS (22)
The Heart Remembers, ballet
Within These Walls, ballet
Symphony Ode, for orchestra (revised 1958)
SCHULLER (19)
Horn Concerto

1945
BARTOK and MASCAGNI died, WEBERN was accidentally shot dead
STRAUSS, R. (81)
Metamorphoses, for twenty-three solo instruments
Oboe Concerto
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (73)
Story of a Flemish Farm, orchestral suite
SCHOENBERG (71)
Prelude to a Genesis suite
CARPENTER (69)
The Seven Ages, symphonic suite
DOHNANYI (68)
Six Pieces, for piano
BLOCH (65)
String Quartet No 2
BARTOK (64)
Piano Concerto No 3
Viola Concerto
KODALY (63)
Missa Brevis
STRAVINSKY (63)
Symphony in three movements
Ebony Concerto, for clarinet and jazz ensemble
BAX (62)
Legend-Sonata, for cello and piano
GRUENBERG (61)
American Suite, for orchestra
Volpone, opera
One Night of Cleopatra, opera
The Miracle of Flanders, mystery play
TAYLOR (60)
Elegy, for orchestra
WELLESZ (60)
Symphony No 1
SCHOECK (59)
Sommernacht, for strings
Suite in A for strings
TOCH (58)
The Covenant, for orchestra (lost)
VILLA-LOBOS (58)
Piano Concerto No 1
Bachianas Brasilieras Nos 5 and 9
Fantasia for cello
MARTIN (55)
Golgotha, oratorio (1945-8)
MARTINU (55)
Symphony No 4
Thunderbolt P-47, for orchestra
BLISS (54)
Baraza, concert piece for piano and orchestra, with men's voices ad lib
PROKOFIEV (54)
Symphony No 6 (1945-7)
Piano Sonata No 9 (1945-7)
MILHAUD (53)
The Bells, ballet
Cello Concerto No 2
String Quartet No 12, In Memory of Fauré
BENJAMIN (52)
From San Domingo, for orchestra
Red River Jig, for orchestra
Elegy, Waltz and Toccata (also known as Viola Concerto), for viola and orchestra
MOORE (52)
Symphony in A major
MOERAN (51)
Cello Concerto
PISTON (51)
Sonata for violin and harpsichord
HINDEMITH (50)
Piano Concerto
JACOB (50)
Symphony No 2
Clarinet Concerto
ORFF (50)
Astutuli, opera (1945-6)
SOWERBY (50)
Trumpet Sonata
GERHARD (49)
The Duenna, opera (1945-7)
HANSON (49)
Serenade for flute, strings, harp and orchestra
ROBERTSON (49)
Punch and Judy Overture
COWELL (48)
Philippine Return, for orchestra
Big Sing, for orchestra
Fanfare, for wind band
Two Appositions, for wind band
Grandma's Rumoa, for wind band
Triad, for trumpet and piano
Violin Sonata No 1
Hymn, for string orchestra
KORNGOLD (48)
Violin Concerto
String Quartet No 3
TANSMAN (48)
Concertino for guitar and orchestra
HARRIS (47)
Piano Concerto No l
CHAVEZ (46)
Piramide, ballet
POULENC (46)
Le soldat et la sorciere, incidental music
Chansons françaises, for choir
BUSH, A. (45)
Resolution Overture
English Folk Songs for chorus
KRENEK (45)
Vertrauenssache, opera
FINZI (44)
Farewell to Arms, for tenor and small orchestra
Five Bagatelles for clarinet and piano
BERKELEY, L. (42)
Piano Sonata
Violin Sonata
Six Preludes for piano
Festival Anthem, for mixed choir and organ
BLACHER (42)
Partita, for strings and percussion
KHACHATURIAN (42)
Solemn Overture, To the End of the War
RAINIER (42)
Sonata for viola and piano
DALLAPICCOLA (41)
Ciaccona, Intermezzo e Adagio, for cello
KABALEVSKY (41)
String Quartet No 2
SKALKOTTAS (41)
Mikri Serenata, for cello and piano
Bolero, for cello and piano
ALWYN (40)
Concerto for oboe, harp and strings
BLITZSTEIN (40)
Galoopchik, musical play
RAWSTHORNE (40)
Corteges, fantasy overture
SEIBER (40)
Phantasy, for flute, horn and strings
TIPPETT (40)
String Quartet No 3 (1945-6)
FRANKEL (39)
String Quartet No 2
LUTYENS (39)
Chamber Concerto No 3
Five Little Pieces for clarinet and piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (39)
Symphony No 9
Two Songs
Film music
CARTER (36)
Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, for voices and strings
Piano Sonata (1945-6)
HOLMBOE (36)
Chamber Concerto No 8, (Sinfonia Concertante)
SIEGMEISTER (36)
Western Suite, for orchestra
A Tooth for Paul Revere, choral
BARBER (35)
Cello Concerto
SCHUMAN (35)
Undertow, ballet
GILDER (34)
The Tide, for soprano, baritone, chorus, organ and orchestra
MENOTTI (34)
Piano Concerto in A minor
FRANCAIX (33)
La main de gloire, opera
GILLIS (33)
To an Unknown Soldier, symphonic poem
JONES (33)
Symphony No 1
BRITTEN (32)
Peter Grimes, opera
String Quartet No 2
The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, for voice and piano
GOULD (32)
Harvest, for vibraphone, harp and strings
Ballade for band
MELLERS (31)
String Trio
DIAMOND (30)
Symphonies Nos 3 and 4
GINASTERA (29)
Duo for flute and oboe
ARNELL (28)
String Quartet No 3
BERNSTEIN (27)
Hashkivenu, for voices and organ
Afterthought, for voice and piano
BUSH, G. (25)
Sonata for violin and piano
SHAPERO (25)
Serenade for string orchestra
FOSS (23)
Song of Anguish, for voice and piano or orchestra
MENNIN (22)
Concertino for flute, strings and percussion
SCHULLER (20)
Vertige d'Eros, for orchestra

1946
FINNISEY was born; FALLA died
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (74)
Partita, for double string orchestra (1946-8)
Introduction and Fugue for two pianos
DOHNANYI (69)
Piano Concerto No 2
QUILTER (69)
Tulips, for chorus and orchestra
CANTELOUBE (67)
Rustiques, for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
IRELAND (67)
fp Satyricon Overture
SCOTT (67)
Maureen O'Hara, opera
Oboe Concerto
BLOCH (67-68)
Concerto Symphonique, for piano
MALIPIERO (64)
Symphony No 4. In Memoriam
STRAVINSKY (64)
Concerto in D for strings
BAX (63)
Te Deum, for chorus and organ
Gloria, for chorus and organ
BERNERS (63)
Les Sirenes, ballet
GRUENBERG (62)
Dance Rhapsody, for violin and orchestra
Symphony No 4
RIEGGER (61)
Symphony No 3 (1946-7)
DUPRE (60)
Sinfonia for piano and organ
MARTIN (56)
Overture to Racine's Athalie, for orchestra
MARTINU (56)
Symphony No 5
BLISS (55)
Adam Zero, ballet
HONEGGER (54)
Symphony No 3, Liturgique
Symphony No 4, Deliciae basiliensis
HOWELLS (54)
Gloucester Canticles, for chorus
MILHAUD (54)
Symphony No 3, Hymnus Ambrosianus
Piano Concerto No 3
Violin Concerto No 2
String Quartet No 13
BENJAMIN (53)
Caribbean Dance, for orchestra
MOORE (53)
Quintet for clarinet and strings
MOERAN (52)
Fantasy Quartet, for oboe and strings
PISTON (52)
Divertimento for nine instruments
HINDEMITH (51)
When Lilacs in the Dooryard Bloomed, requiem
SESSIONS (50)
Piano Sonata No 2
COWELL (49)
Symphony No 4, Short Symphony
Festival Overture for two orchestras
Saxophone Quartet
KORNGOLD (49)
The Silent Serenade, comedy with music
Cello Concerto
HARRIS (48)
Accordion Concerto
Concerto for two pianos
AURIC (47)
La Fontaine de Jouvenance, ballet
Impromptu, for oboe and piano
POULENC (47)
Two songs
BUSH, A. (46)
The Press-gang, childrens' opera
Homage to William Sterndale Bennett, for strings
English Suite, for strings
Winter Journey, for soprano, baritone, chorus, strings and harp
COPLAND (46)
Symphony No 3
KRENEK (46)
Symphonic Elegy, for string orchestra
Piano Concerto No 3
RUBBRA (45)
Missa cantuariensis, for double choir
BERKELEY, L. (43)
Nocturne for orchestra
Introduction and Allegro for solo violin
Five songs
BLACHER (43)
Concerto for jazz orchestra (unpublished)
Die Flut, chamber opera
Chiarina, ballet
DALLAPICCOLA (42)
Two Pieces for orchestra (1946-7)
SKALKOTTAS (42)
Little Suite No 2 for violin and piano
ALWYN (41)
Suite of Scottish Dances
BLITZSTEIN (41)
Show, ballet
Native Land, orchestral suite
Regina, opera
RAWSTHORNE (41)
Prisoner's March, for orchestra
TIPPETT (41)
Little Music, for strings
FRANKEL (40)
Novelette, for violin and piano
Pieces for Geraldine, for piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (40)
String Quartet No 3
HOLMBOE (37)
Chamber Concerto No 9 for violin, viola and orchestra
Chamber Concerto No 10 for woodwind, brass and strings
Cantata No 5
Laue og Jon, opera
SIEGMEISTER (37)
Lonesome Hollow, for orchestra
Lazy Afternoon, choral
Summer Day, for band
BARBER (36)
Medea: the Cave of the Heart, ballet
MENOTTI (35)
The Medium, opera
CAGE (34)
Sonatas and Interludes for prepared pianos (1946-8)
FRANCAIX (34)
Rhapsodie, for viola and wind
Les bosquets de Cythere, for orchestra
La douce France, for orchestra
GILLIS (34)
Symphony No 5 l/2, (A Symphony for Fun) (1946-7)
BRITTEN (33)
The Rape of Lucretia, opera
Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell (A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra)
GOULD (33)
Minstrel Show, for orchestra
Symphony No 3
FINE (32)
Fantasia, for string trio
Violin Sonata
MELLERS (32)
Sonata for viola and piano
Serenade for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
DIAMOND (31)
Quartet No 3
Violin Sonata
BABBITT (30)
Fabulous Voyage, musical
GINASTERA (30)
Lamentation of the Prophet Jeremiah, for chorus
Suite of Creole Dances, for piano
ARNELL (29)
Piano Concerto
Piano Trio
BERNSTEIN (28)
Facsimile, ballet
BUSH, G. (26)
Four Pieces for piano
FRICKER (26)
Four Fughettas for two pianos
ARNOLD (25)
Symphony for strings
SHAPEY (25)
String Quartet No 1
Piano Sonata
SIMPSON (25)
Piano Sonata
FOSS (24)
Song of Songs, for voice and orchestra
Composer's Holiday, for violin and piano
MENNIN (23)
Symphony No 3
BOULEZ (21)
Piano Sonata No 1
Sonatina for flute and piano
Le visage nuptial, for voices and chamber orchestra
BERIO (21)
Four Popular Songs (1946-7)
HENZE (20)
Chamber Concerto for solo piano, solo flute and strings
Sonata for violin and piano

1947
PATTERSON was born; CASELLA and HAHN died
ROPARTZ (83)
Divertissement No 2
SCHOENBERG (73)
A Survivorfrom Warsaw, cantata
BRIAN (71)
Symphony No 6, Sinfonia Tragica (1947-8)
AUBERT (70)
Offrande, for orchestra
SCOTT (68)
Hymn of Unity, for soli, chorus and orchestra
KODALY (65)
Viola Concerto String Quartet
MALIPIERO (65)
Symphony No 5, Concertante in eco, with two pianos
Symphony No 6, Degli archi, for strings
STRAVINSKY (65)
Orpheus, ballet
Petit Canon pour la fete de Nadia Boulanger, for voices
BAX (64)
Two Fanfares for the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip Morning Song, for piano and small orchestra
Epithalamium, for chorus and organ
RIEGGER (62)
Sonatina for violin and piano
VARESE (62)
Etude pour espace, for two pianos and percussion
SCHOECK (61)
Cello Concerto
TOCH (60)
Hyperion, for orchestra
MARTIN (57)
Trois chants de Noel, for voice, flute and piano
MARTINU (57)
Quartet No 7
PROKOFIEV (56)
The Story of a Real Man, opera (1947-8)
Flourish, Mighty homeland, cantata
Sonata for violin
MILHAUD (55)
Symphony, 1848
Concerto for marimba and vibraphone
BENJAMIN (54)
Ballade for strings
MOORE (54)
Farm Journal, suite for chamber orchestra
ROGERS (54)
A Letter from Pete, cantata
PISTON (53)
Symphony No 3
String Quartet No 3
HINDEMITH (52)
Symphonia Serena (possibly 1946)
Clarinet Concerto
ORFF (52)
Antigone, opera (1947-8)
SOWERBY (52)
Symphony No 4
ROBERTSON (51)
Trilogy, for orchestra
SESSIONS (51)
fp The Trial of Lucullus, opera
THOMSON, V. (51)
The Seine at Night, for orchestra
The Mother of Us All, opera
COWELL (50)
Tune Takes a Trip, for five clarinets
KORNGOLD (50)
Symphonic Serenade, for strings
Five Songs for middle voice
TANSMAN (50)
Music for orchestra
Isaiah the Prophet, for tenor, chorus and orchestra
HARRIS (49)
Quest, for orchestra
POULENC (48)
Flute Sonata
THOMPSON, R. (48)
Symphony No 3 (1947-9)
ANTHEIL (47)
Symphony No 5 (1947-8)
BUSH, A. (47)
Piers Plowman's Day, suite
Three Concert Stuties for piano trio
KRENEK (47)
Symphonies Nos 4 and 5 (1947-9)
WEILL (47)
Street Scene, opera
Down in the Valley, folk opera
FINZI (46)
Ode for St Cecilia's Day (possibly 1950)
RUBBRA (46)
Festival Overture
Symphony No 5 (1947-8)
Cello Sonata
DURUFLE (45)
Requiem, for soli, chorus, organ and orchestra
RODRIGO (45)
Four Madrigales Amatorias, for voice and piano
WALTON (45)
Hamlet, incidental music for the film String Quartet in A minor
BERKELEY, L. (44)
Piano Concerto
Four Poems of St Teresa of Avila, for contralto and orchestra
Stabat Mater, for voices and twelve instruments
'The Lowlands of Holland', for voice and piano
BLACHER (44)
Die Nachtschwalbe, nocturne
Variations on a theme of Paganini, for orchestra
Piano Concerto No 1
KHACHATURIAN (44)
Symphonie-Poeme
RAINIER (44)
Sinfonia da Camera
SKALKOTTAS (43)
Four Parties, for violin and cello
Classic Symphony
Henry V, incidental music (lost) (1947-8)
ALWYN (42)
Manchester Suite, for orchestra
Piano Sonata
Three songs (Louis MacNiece)
RAWSTHORNE (42)
Concerto for oboe and string orchestra
TIPPETT (42)
The Midsummer Marriage, opera (1947-52)
COOKE (41)
Symphony No 1
FRANKEL (41)
String Quartet No 3
The Aftermath, for tenor, trumpet, timpani and strings
Sonatina Leggiera, for piano
LUTYENS (41)
The Pit, dramatic scene for voices and orchestra
Viola Concerto
Chamber Concertos Nos 4 and 5
SHOSTAKOVICH (41)
Violin Concerto No 1 (1947-8)
Poem of the Motherland, cantata
Film music
MESSIAEN (39)
Turangalila, symphony
CARTER (38)
The Minotaur, ballet
Emblems, for male voices and piano
HOLMBOE (38)
Symphony No 6
SIEGMEISTER (38)
Summer Night, for orchestra
Symphony No 1
BARBER (37)
Knoxville: Summer of 1915, for voice and orchestra
SCHUMAN (37)
Night Journey, ballet Violin Concerto
MENOTTI (36)
The Telephone, opera
Errand into the Maze, ballet
FRANCAIX (35)
L'heure du Berger, for orchestra
Eloge de la danse, for piano
Divertissement, for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
GILLIS (35)
Symphony No 6
Dude Ranch, for orchestra
Three Short Pieces for strings
JONES (35)
The Flute Player, for orchestra
Miscellany, twenty pieces for small orchestra
BRITTEN (34)
Albert Herring, opera
Canticle No 1, 'My Beloved is Mine'
Prelude and Fugue on a Theme of Vittoria for organ
GOULD (34)
Fall River Legend, ballet
MELLERS (33)
Prometheus, incidental music
PANUFNIK (33)
Twelve Miniature Studies for piano
Nocturne for orchestra
Lullaby for strings and two harps
Divertimento for strings
DIAMOND (32)
Romeo and Juliet, incidental music
Violin Concerto No 2
Piano Sonata
GINASTERA (31)
Pampeana No 1, for violin and piano
Ollantay, three symphonic movements
Toccata, Villancico and Fugue for organ
Rondo on Argentine Childrens' Songs, for piano
ARNELL (30)
Punch and the Child, ballet
Harpsichord Concerto
BERNSTEIN (29)
'La Bonne Cuisine', four recipes for voice and piano
Simchuna, for chorus and orchestra/piano
Reena, for chorus and orchestra
BUSH, G. (27)
Christmas Cantata
FRICKER (27)
Wind Quintet
String Quartet in one movement
Sonata for organ
Three Sonnets of Cecco Angiolieri, for tenor and seven instruments
Two Madrigals
SHAPERO (27)
Piano Sonata No 1
ARNOLD (26)
Violin Sonata No 1
Viola Sonata
Children's Suite, for piano
SHAPEY (26)
Piano Quintet
FOSS (25)
String Quartet
MENNIN (24)
Fantasia for string orchestra
BERIO (22)
Petite Suite, for piano
BOULEZ (22)
Le soleil des eaux, for voices and orchestra (1947-8)
Piano Sonata No 2 (1947-8)
SCHULLER (22)
Symphonic Study (1947-8)
HENZE (21)
Symphony No 1 (first version)
Violin Concerto No 1
Concertino for piano and wind orchestra with percussion
String Quartet No 1
Five Madrigals for small mixed choir and eleven solo instruments

1948
BERKELEY, M. was born; GIORDANO, LEHAR, PONCE and WOLF-FERRARI died
STRAUSS, R. (84)
Duet Concertino for clarinet, bassoon and strings
NOVAK (78)
Zizka, incidental music
Song of the Zlin Workers, small cantata
BRIAN (72)
The Tinker's Wedding, comedy overture
Symphony No 7
CARPENTER (72)
Carmel Concerto
AUBERT (71)
Le Tombeau de Chateaubriand, for orchestra
QUILTER (71)
The Sailor and His Lass, for soloist, chorus and orchestra
KODALY (66)
Czinka Panna, opera
MALIPIERO (66)
Mondi celeste e infernali, opera (1948-9)
Symphony No 7, Delle canzoni
Piano Concerto No 3
STRAVINSKY (66)
Mass, for chorus and double wind quintet
The Rake's Progress, opera (1948-51)
GRUENBERG (64)
Variations for orchestra
RIEGGER (63)
String Quartet No 2 Music for brass choir
WELLESZ (63)
Symphony No 2
MARTIN (58)
Ballade, for cello and piano
Eight Piano Preludes
MARTINU (58)
Piano Concerto No 3
The Strangler, ballet
BLISS (57)
The Olympians, opera (1948-9)
PROKOFIEV (57)
The Stone Flower, ballet (1948-53)
MOORE (55)
The Emperor's New Clothes, opera for children
MOERAN (54)
Serenade in G major
PISTON (54)
Toccata, for orchestra
Suite No 2 for orchestra
HINDEMITH (53)
Concerto for trumpet, bassoon and strings
Septet for wind instruments
HANSON (52)
Piano Concerto
ROBERTSON (52)
Violin Concerto
THOMSON, V. (52)
Wheatfield at Noon, for orchestra
Acadian Songs and Dances
COWELL (51)
Symphony No 5
Festive Occasion, for orchestra
Tall Tale, for brass ensemble
Saturday Night at the Firehouse, for orchestra
TANSMAN (51)
Music for strings
HARRIS (50)
Elegy and Paean, for viola and orchestra
AURIC (49)
Le Peintre et son Modele, ballet
CHAVEZ (49-51)
Violin Concerto (1948-50, revised 1962)
POULENC (49)
Quatre petites prieres (St Francis), for choir
ANTHEIL (48)
McKonkey's Ferry, overture for orchestra
Symphony No 6
Serenade, for string orchestra
Piano Sonata No 4
Songs of Experience (Blake Poems), for voice and piano
BUSH, A. (48)
Violin Concerto
Wat Tyler, opera (1948-51)
COPLAND (48)
Concerto for clarinet and strings, with harp and piano
KRENEK (48)
Violin Sonata No 2
Piano Sonata No 4
Sonata for viola and piano
FINZI (47)
Love's Labours Lost, incidental music
RUBBRA (47)
The Buddha, suite for flute, oboe, violin, viola and cello
RODRIGO (46)
Ausencias de Dulcinea, for bass, four sopranos and orchestra
BERKELEY, L. (45)
Concerto for two pianos and orchestra
BLACHER (45)
Violin Concerto
RAINIER (45)
Dance of the Rain, for tenor and guitar
Ubunzima, for high voice and guitar
DALLAPICCOLA (44)
Quattro liriche di Antonio Machado, for soprano and piano
KABALEVSKY (44)
Violin Concerto
SKALKOTTAS (44)
Sinfonietta
Piano Concertino
Little Dance Suite for orchestra (1948-9)
ALWYN (43)
Three Winter Poems, for string quartet
BLITZSTEIN (43)
The Guests, ballet
RAWSTHORNE (43)
Violin Concerto No 1
Clarinet Quartet
SEIBER (43)
Johnny Miner, radio opera
String Quartet No 3, Quartetto Lyrico (1948-51)
TIPPETT (43)
Suite in D major
COOKE (42)
Oboe Quartet
FRANKEL (42)
Early Morning Music, for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
String Quartet No 4
LUTYENS (42)
Chamber Concerto No 6
Three Improvisations for piano
Aptote, for solo violin
Nine Songs
SHOSTAKOVICH (42)
From Jewish Folk Poetry, song cycle
Film music
MACONCHY (41)
String Quartet No 5
CARTER (39)
Wind Quintet Sonata for cello and piano
HOLMBOE (39)
Chamber Concerto No 11 for trumpet, horns and strings
BARBER (38)
String Quartet No 2 Piano Sonata
SCHUMAN (38)
Symphony No 6
PETTERSSON (37)
Fugue for woodwind
FRANCAIX (36)
Les desmoiselles de la nuit, ballet
Symphonie d'archets
Quintet for wind instruments
GILLIS (36)
Symphony No 7, Saga of a Prairie School
BRITTEN (35)
St Nicholas, for voices and instruments
The Beggar's Opera, by John Gay realised from original airs
GOULD (35)
Serenade of carols
FINE (34)
Toccata Concertante, for orchestra
Partita for wind quintet
MELLERS (34)
Lysistrata, a play in music
PANUFNIK (34)
Sinfonia Rustica
DIAMOND (33)
Chaconne, for violin and piano
BABBITT (32)
Composition for flute, clarinet, violin and cello
Composition for twelve instruments
String Quartet No 1
GINASTERA (32)
String Quartet No 1
ARNELL (31)
Symphony No 4
BERNSTEIN (30)
Four Anniversaries, for piano
Brass Music
BUSH, G. (28)
Concerto for oboe and strings
A Summer Serenade, choral
FRICKER (28)
Symphony No 1 (1948-9)
Rondo Scherzoso, for orchestra
SHAPERO (28)
Symphony for classical orchestra
The Travellers, for orchestra
ARNOLD (27)
Festival Overture
The Smoke, overture
Symphonic Suite
Sonatina for flute and piano
SIMPSON (27)
Variations and Finale on a Theme of Haydn, for piano
FOSS (26)
Oboe Concerto
Ricordare, for orchestra
Capriccio, for cello and piano
HAMILTON (26)
Symphonic Variations for string orchestra
Quintet for clarinet and string quartet
HENZE (22)
The Magic Theatre, opera
Chorus of the Captured Trojans, for chorus and orchestra
Chamber Sonata for piano, violin and cello (revised 1963)
Lullaby of the Blessed Virgin, for boys' choir and instruments
The Reproach, concert aria for voice and instruments
Whispers from Heavenly Death, cantata
KORTE (20)
String Quartet No 1

1949
NOVAK, SKALKOTTAS, STRAUSS, R. and TURINA died
NOVAK (79)
Stars, for female chorus and orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS(77)
Fantasia (quasi variazione) on the Old 100th Psalm Tune, for piano, chorus, organ and orchestra
An Oxford Elegy, for speaker, chorus and small orchestra
Folk Songs of the Four Seasons, cantata
SCHOENBERG (75)
Fantasia, for violin and piano
BRIAN (73)
Symphony No 8
QUILTER (72)
Love at the Inn, opera
BLOCH (69)
Scherzo fantasque, for piano
PIZZETTI (69)
Vanna Lupa, opera
GRUENBERG (65)
Cello Concerto
IBERT (59)
Etude-Caprice, pour un tombeau de Chopin, for solo cello
MARTIN (59)
Concerto for seven wind instruments
MARTINU (59)
Sinfonia Concertante
Mazurka-Nokturne, for string quartet
PROKOFIEV (58)
Winter Bonfire, suite for narrator, boys' chorus and orchestra (1949-50)
Sonata for cello and piano
HONEGGER (57)
Concerto da camera
HOWELLS (57)
Music for a Prince, suite for orchestra
Sonata for clarinet and piano
A Maid Peerless, for four voices, female chorus, strings and piano
Three Motets (1949-58)
MILHAUD (57)
Piano Concerto No 4
String Quartets Nos 14 and 15 (can be played together as octet)
BENJAMIN (56)
The Tale of Two Cities, opera (1949-50)
Valses Caprices, for clarinet (or viola) and piano
PISTON (55)
Piano Quintet Duo for violin and cello
HINDEMITH (54)
Horn Concerto
Concerto for woodwind, harp and orchestra
Organ Sonata No 2
SOWERBY (54)
Ballade, for English horn and strings
THOMSON, V. (53)
Cello Concerto
COWELL (52)
O'Higgins of Chile, opera
Four Declamations with Return, for cello and piano
The Sax-happy Quartet
Congratulations, for strings
A Curse and a Blessing, for wind band
Overture for orchestra
TANSMAN (52)
Ricercari, for orchestra
Tombeau de Chopin, for strings
HARRIS (51)
Kentucky Spring, for orchestra
AURIC (50)
Phedre, ballet
POULENC (50)
Piano Concerto
BUSH, A. (49)
Symphony No 2, 'Nottingham'
Song of Fellowship, for baritone, chorus and orchestra
WEILL (49)
Lost in the Stars, opera
FINZI (48)
Clarinet Concerto
Before and After Summer, song cycle
RODRIGO (47)
Concierto Galante, for cello and orchestra
WALTON (47)
Violin Sonata
BERKELEY, L. (46)
Colonus' Praise, for chorus and orchestra
Three Mazurkas for piano
Scherzo for piano
BLACHER (46)
Preussisches Marchen, ballet-opera
Hamlet, ballet
RAINIER (46)
Barbaric Dance Suite, for piano
DALLAPICCOLA (45)
Job, mystery play (1949-50)
Tre poemi, for soprano and chamber orchestra
KABALEVSKY (45)
Cello Concerto
SKALKOTTAS (45)
Nocturne-Divertimento, for xylophone and orchestra
The Sea, for orchestra
Sonatina for cello and piano
Zarte Melodie, for cello and piano
ALWYN (44)
Symphony No 1
RAWSTHORNE (44)
Concerto for string orchestra
Cello Sonata
SEIBER (44)
Andantino and Pastorale, for clarinet and piano
Ulysses, cantata (possibly 1946-7)
FRANKEL (43)
May Day, overture
LUTYENS (43)
String Quartet No 3
SHOSTAKOVICH (43)
Ballet Suite No 1, for orchestra
String Quartet No 4
The Song of the Forests, oratorio
Film music
HOLMBOE (40)
String Quartets Nos 1, 2 and 3
SIEGMEISTER (40)
From My Window, for orchestra
The New Colossus, choral
SCHUMAN (39)
Judith, ballet
PETTERSSON (38)
Concerto for violin and string quartet
BRITTEN (36)
The Little Sweep (Let's Make an Opera)
Spring Symphony, for voices and orchestra
A Wedding Anthem, for voices and organ
LUTOSLAWSKI (36)
Overture for strings
FINE (35)
The Hour-glass, choral cycle
PANUFNIK (35)
Hommage A Chopin, for soprano and piano
DIAMOND (34)
Timon of Athens, symphonic portrait
L'ame de Debussy, song cycle
BABBITT (33)
Into the Good Ground, film score
BERNSTEIN (31)
Symphony No 2, The Age of Anxiety, for piano and orchestra
Prelude, Fugue and Riffs, for clarinet and jazz ensemble
Two Love Songs
ROCHBERG (31)
Symphony No 1
Night Music, for chamber orchestra
BUSH, G. (29)
Yorick, overture
Four Songs of Herrick
FRICKER (29)
Prelude, Elegy and Finale, for string orchestra
Concerto for violin and small orchestra No 1 (1949-50)
ARNOLD (28)
Clarinet Concerto
SHAPEY (28)
String Quartet No 2
Three Essays on Thomas Wolfe, for piano
FOSS (27)
The Jumping Frog of Calveras County, opera
Piano Concerto No 2
HAMILTON (27)
Symphony No 1
String Quartet No 1
MENNIN (26)
Symphony No 4, The Cycle, for choir and orchestra
The Christmas Story, cantata
BERIO (24)
Magnificat, for two sopranos, mixed chorus and instruments
BOULEZ (24)
Livre pour cordes, for string orchestra
Livre pour quatuor, for string quartet
HENZE (23)
Ballet Variations
Jack Pudding, ballet
Symphony No 2
Symphony No 3 (1949-50)
Apollo et Hyacinthus, for harpsichord, contralto and eight solo instruments
Variations for piano
Serenade, for solo cello
KURTAG (23)
Klarisok, for chorus
LEIGHTON (20)
Symphony for strings
PREVIN (20)
The Sun Comes Up, film score

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