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THE DICTIONARY OF COMPOSERS AND THEIR MUSIC

A LISTENER'S COMPANION

by

ERIC GILDER

CHRONOLOGY
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A- M COMPOSER INDEX                 N-Z here

  1. ADAM, Adolphe
  2. ALBENIZ, Isaac
  3. ALBINONI, Tomaso Giovanni
  4. ALFVEN, Hugo
  5. ALKAN, Charles Valentin
  6. ALWYN, William
  7. ANTHEIL, George
  8. ARENSKY, Anton Stepanovitch
  9. ARNE, Thomas
  10. ARNELL, Richard
  11. ARNOLD, Malcolm
  12. ARRIAGA, Juan Cristostomo
  13. AUBER, Daniel
  14. AUBERT, Louis
  15. AURIC, Georges
  16. BABBITT, Milton Byron
  17. BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel
  18. BACH, Johann Christian
  19. BACH, Johann Sebastian
  20. BALAKIREV, Mily
  21. BALFE, Michael William
  22. BANKS, Don
  23. BANTOCK, Granville
  24. BARBER, Samuel
  25. BARTÓK, Béla
  26. BAX, Arnold Edward Trevor
  27. BEACH, Amy Marcy Cheney
  28. BEDFORD, David
  29. BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van
  30. BELLINI, Vincenzo
  31. BENJAMIN, Arthur
  32. BENNETT, Richard Rodney
  33. BERG, Alban
  34. BERIO, Luciano
  35. BERKELEY, Lennox
  36. BERKELEY, Michael
  37. BERLIOZ, Hector
  38. BERNERS, Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson (Lord Berners)
  39. BERNSTEIN, Leonard
  40. BERWALD, Franz
  41. BIRTWISTLE, Harrison
  42. BIZET, Georges
  43. BLACHER, Boris
  44. BLAKE, David
  45. BLISS, Arthur
  46. BLITZSTEIN, Marc
  47. BLOCH Ernest
  48. BLOW, John
  49. BOCCHERINI, Luigi
  50. BOËLLMANN, Leon
  51. BOIELDIEU, François Adrien
  52. BOITO, Arrigo
  53. BORODIN, Alexander
  54. BOULEZ, Pierre
  55. BOYCE, William
  56. BRAHMS, Johannes
  57. BRIAN, Havergal
  58. BRIDGE, Frank
  59. BRITTEN, Benjamin
  60. BROWN, Earle
  61. BRUCH, Max
  62. BRUCKNER, Anton
  63. BULL, John
  64. BUSH, Alan
  65. BUSH, Geoffrey
  66. BUSONI, Ferruccio
  67. BUTTERWORTH, George
  68. BUXTEHUDE, Diderik
  69. BYRD, William
  70. CAGE, John
  71. CAMPION (or CAMPIAN), Thomas
  72. CANTELOUBE (de Calaret), Marie Joseph
  73. CARISSIMI, Giacomo
  74. CARPENTER, John Alden
  75. CARTER, Elliott
  76. CASELLA, Alfredo
  77. CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO, Mario
  78. CATALANI, Alfredo
  79. CAVALLI, Pietro Francesco
  80. CHABRIER, Emmanuel
  81. CHAMINADE, Cecile
  82. CHARPENTIER, Gustave
  83. CHARPENTIER, Marc-Antoine
  84. CHAUSSON, Ernest
  85. CHAVEZ, Carlos
  86. CHERUBINI, Luigi
  87. CHOPIN, Frederic
  88. CILEA, Francesco
  89. CIMAROSA, Domenico
  90. CLEMENTI, Muzio
  91. COATES, Eric
  92. COLERIDGE-TAYLOR, Samuel
  93. COOKE, Arnold
  94. COPLAND, Aaron
  95. CORELLI, Arcangelo
  96. COUPERIN, Francois
  97. COUPERIN, Louis
  98. COWELL, Henry
  99. COWIE, Edward
  100. CROSSE, Gordon
  101. CRUMB, George
  102. CUI, Cesar
  103. d'ALBERT, Eugene Francis Charles
  104. DALLAPICCOLA, Luigi
  105. DARGOMIZHSKY, Alexander Sergeivitch
  106. DARKE, Harold Edwin
  107. DAVIES, (Sir) Henry Walford
  108. DAVIES, Peter Maxwell
  109. DEBUSSY, Claude
  110. DELIBES, Leo
  111. DELIUS, Frederick
  112. DIAMOND, David
  113. DICKINSON, Peter
  114. D'INDY, Vincent
  115. DITTERSDORF, Carl Ditters von
  116. DODGSON, Stephen
  117. DOHNANYI, Ernst von
  118. DONIZETTI, Gaetano
  119. DOWLAND, John
  120. DUFAY, Guillaume
  121. DUKAS, Paul
  122. DUPARC, Marie Eugene Henri Fouques
  123. DUPRE, Marcel
  124. DURUFLE, Maurice
  125. DVORAK, Antonin
  126. ELGAR, (Sir) Edward
  127. ENESCO, Georges
  128. FALLA, Manuel de
  129. FARNABY, Giles
  130. FAURÉ, Gabriel
  131. FELDMAN, Morton
  132. FERNEYHOUGH, Brian
  133. FIELD, John
  134. FINE, Irving
  135. FINNISSY, Michael
  136. FINZI, Gerald
  137. FLOTOW, Friedrich von
  138. FOSS, Lukas
  139. FRANÇAIX, Jean
  140. FRANCK, Cesar
  141. FRANKEL, Benjamin
  142. FRESCOBALDI, Girolamo
  143. FRICKER, Peter Racine
  144. FROBERGER, Johann Jacob
  145. FUX, Johann Joseph
  146. GABRIELI, Andrea
  147. GABRIELI, Giovanni
  148. GADE, Niels Wilhelm
  149. GEMINIANI, Francesco (Xaviero)
  150. GERHARD, Roberto
  151. GERMAN, (Sir) Edward (Edward German JONES)
  152. GERSHWIN, George
  153. GESUALDO, Carlo, Prince of Venosa
  154. GIBBONS, Orlando
  155. GILDER,Eric
  156. GILLIS, Don
  157. GINASTERA, Alberto
  158. GIORDANO, Umberto
  159. GIULIANI, Mauro
  160. GLASS, Philip
  161. GLAZUNOV, Alexander
  162. GLIERE, Reinhold Moritzovitch
  163. GLINKA, Mikhail
  164. GLUCK, Christoph Willibald
  165. GODARD, Benjamin Louis Paul
  166. GOEHR, Alexander
  167. GOLDMARK, Carl
  168. GOSSEC, Francois Joseph
  169. GOTTSCHALK, Louis Moreau
  170. GOULD, Morton
  171. GOUNOD, Charles
  172. GRAINGER, Percy Aldridge
  173. GRANADOS, Enrique
  174. GRANDJANY, Marcel
  175. GRETRY, Andre
  176. GRIEG, Edvard Hagerup
  177. GRIFFES, Charles Tomlinson
  178. GROFE, Ferde
  179. GRUENBERG, Louis
  180. GURNEY, Ivor (Bertie)
  181. HAHN, Reynaldo
  182. HALEVY, (original name Elias Levy) Jacques Francois Fromenhl
  183. HAMILTON, Iain
  184. HANDEL, George Frideric
  185. HANSON, Howard
  186. HARRIS, Roy
  187. HARTY, Sir (Herbert) Hamilton
  188. HAYDN, (Franz) Joseph
  189. HAYDN, (Johann) Michael
  190. HENZE, Hans Werner
  191. HEROLD, Louis Joseph Ferdinand
  192. HlNDEMlTH, Paul
  193. HODDINOTT, Alun
  194. HOLBORNE, Anthony
  195. HOLBROOKE, Joseph
  196. HOLLOWAY, Robin
  197. HOLMBOE, Vagn
  198. HOLST, Gustav
  199. HONEGGER, Arthur
  200. HOPKINSON, Francis
  201. HOWELLS, Herbert (Norman)
  202. HUMMEL, Johann Nepomuk
  203. HUMPERDINCK, Engelbert
  204. IBERT, Jacques
  205. IPPOLITOF-IVANOF, Michail Michailovitch
  206. IRELAND, John
  207. IVES, Charles
  208. JACOB, Gordon
  209. JANACEK, Leos
  210. JOHNSON, Robert
  211. JONES, Daniel Jenkyn
  212. JONGEN, Joseph
  213. JOSEPHS, Wilfred
  214. JOSQUIN des Prez
  215. JOUBERT, John
  216. KABALEVSKY, Dmitry
  217. KHACHATURI,AN Aram
  218. KNUSSEN, Oliver
  219. KODALY, Zoltan
  220. KOECHLIN, Charles
  221. KORNGOLD, Erich Wolfgang
  222. KORTE, Karl
  223. KRENEK, Ernst
  224. KURTAG, Gyorgy
  225. LALO, Edouard
  226. LAMBERT, Constant
  227. LASSUS, Orlando de
  228. LAWES, William
  229. LECLAIR, Jean-Marie
  230. LEHÁR, Franz
  231. LEIGHTON, Kenneth
  232. LEONCAVALLO, Ruggiero
  233. LIADOV, Anatol
  234. LIGETI, Gyorgy
  235. LISZT, Franz (Ferencz)
  236. LITOLFF, Henry Charles
  237. LLOYD, George
  238. LOCKE, Matthew
  239. LOEFFLER, Charles
  240. LULLY, Jean-Baptiste
  241. LUTOSLAWSKI, Witold
  242. LUTYENS, Elisabeth
  243. McCABE, John
  244. MacDOWELL, Edward Alexander
  245. MACHAUT, Guillaume de
  246. MACONCHY, Elizabeth
  247. MAHLER, Gustav
  248. MALIPIERO, Gian Francesco
  249. MARENZIO, Luca
  250. MARTIN, Frank
  251. MARTINU, Bohuslav
  252. MASCAGNI, Pietro
  253. MASSENET, Jules
  254. MATHIAS, William
  255. MAW, Nicholas
  256. McCABE, John
  257. MEALE, Richard Graham
  258. MEDTNER, Nikolay Karlovich
  259. MELLERS, Wilfrid Howard
  260. MENDELSSOHN, (-Bartholdy), Felix
  261. MENNIN, Peter
  262. MENOTTI, Gian-Carlo
  263. MESSAGER, André Charles Prosper
  264. MESSIAEN, Oliver
  265. MEYERBEER, Giacomo
  266. MIASKOVSKY, Nikolai
  267. MILHAUD, Darius
  268. MOERAN, Ernest John
  269. MONTEVERDI, Claudio
  270. MOORE, Douglas Stuart
  271. MORLEY, Thomas
  272. MOSZKOWSKY, Moritz
  273. MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus
  274. MULDOWNEY, Dominic
  275. MUSGRAVE, Thea
  276. MUSSORGSKY, Modeste
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