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100 Greatest Classical Composers by Era
100 Greatest Classical Composers
Criteria: - Composers are ranked for their innovation and influence, as well as
their aesthetic importance, historical and significance.

Music Store Edited By: Guy/Brian
Last Updated: 01-05-07


  1. Beethoven (1770 - 1827)*
  2. Mozart (1756 - 1791)
  3. Bach (1685 - 1750)
  4. Haydn (1732 - 1809)
  5. Schubert (1797 - 1828)*
  6. Handel (1685 - 1759)
  7. Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
  8. Palestrina (1525 - 1594)
  9. Monteverdi (1567 - 1643)
10. Purcell (1659 - 1695)
11. Des Prez (1440 - 1521)
12. Rameau (1683 - 1764)
13. Lully (1632 - 1687)
14. Gluck (1714 - 1787)
15. Couperin(1668 - 1733)
16. Byrd (1539 - 1623)
17. D. Scarlatti (1685 - 1757)
18. Telemann (1681 - 1767)
19. Lassus (1530 - 1594)
20. C.P.E. Bach (1714 -1788)
21. Corelli (1653 - 1713)
22. Tallis (1505 - 1585)
23. de Machaut (1300 - 1377)
24. Gabrieli (1558 - 1613)
25. Pérotin (1160 - 1225)
26. Schütz (1585 - 1672)
27. Pergolesi (1710 - 1736)
28. Dowland (1563 - 1626)
29. Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)
30. Dufay (1400 - 1474)
31. Gibbons (1583 - 1625)
32. Victoria (1549 - 1611)
33. Léonin (1135 - 1201)
34. Hildegard (1098 - 1179)
35. Gesualdo (1566 - 1613)
36. J.C. Bach (1735 - 1782)
37. A. Scarlatti (1660 - 1725)
38. Ockeghem (1410 - 1497)
39. Spohr (1784 - 1859)
40. Boccherini (1745 - 1801)
41. Cherubini (1760 - 1842)
42. Charpentier (1643 - 1704)
43. Frescobaldi (1583 - 1643)
44. Carissimi (1605 - 1674)
45. Dunstable (1390 - 1453)
46. Marenzio (1553 - 1599)
47. Hummel (1778 - 1837)
48. Hasse (1699 - 1783)
49. Clementi (1752 - 1832)
50. Praetorious (1571 - 1621)

*Classical/Romantic composer


Antoine Brumel
Antoine Busnois
Antonio de Cabezon
Biagio Marini
Cristobal de Morales
Christopher Tye
Clement Janequin
Domenico Cimarosa
Francesco Cavalli
Giulio Caccini
Heinrich von Biber
Gaspare Spontini
Georgio Allegri
Gilles Binchois
Giovanni Battista Sammartini
Giuseppe Tartini
Giuseppe Torelli
Heinrich Issac
Jacob Arcadelt
Jacob Obrecht
Jacopo Peri
Jakob Johann Froberger
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Johann Gottfried Walther
Johann Joachim Quantz
Johann Pachelbel
Johann Schein
Johann Stamitz
John Blow
John Field *
John Taverner
Matthew Locke
Michael Haydn
Nicholas Gombert
Pierre de La Rue
Salamone Rossi
Samuel Scheidt
Sylvius Leopold Weiss
Thomas Arne
Thomas Morley
Thomas Weelkes
Tomaso Albinoni
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach


  1. Wagner (1813 - 1883)
  2. Brahms (1833 - 1897)
  3. Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
  4. Schumann (1810 - 1856)
  5. Chopin (1810 - 1849)
  6. Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
  7. Liszt (1811 - 1886)
  8. Dvorak (1841 - 1904)
  9. Verdi (1813 - 1901)
10. Mahler (1860 - 1911)
11. Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
12. Strauss (1864 - 1949)*
13. Bruckner (1824 - 1896)
14. Sibelius (1865 - 1957)*
15. Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)
16. Puccini (1858 - 1924)
17. Rossini (1792 - 1868)
18. Elgar (1857 - 1934)
19. Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)*
20. Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921)
21. Rimsky-Korsakov (1844 - 1908)
22. Weber (1786 - 1826)
23. Fauré (1845 - 1924)*
24. Grieg (1843 - 1907)
25. Smetana (1824-1884)
26. Franck (1822 - 1890)
27. Scriabin (1872 - 1915)
28. Bizet (1838 - 1875)
29. Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
30. Massenet (1842-1912)
31. J. Strauss, Jr. (1825 - 1899)
32. Borodin (1833 - 1887)
33. Bellini (1801 - 1835)
34. Gounod (1818 - 1893)
35. Holst (1874 - 1934)*
36. Respighi (1879 - 1936)
37. Wolf (1860 - 1903)
38. Meyerbeer (1791 - 1864)
39. Glinka (1803 - 1857)
40. Glazunov (1865 - 1936)
41. Paganini (1782-1840)
42. Offenbach(1819 - 1880)
43. Reger (1873 - 1916)
44. Bruch (1838 - 1920)
45. Delibes (1836 - 1891)
46. Busoni (1866 - 1924)
47. Delius (1862 - 1934)
48. Albéniz (1860 - 1909)
49. Balakirev (1837 - 1910)
50. Sullivan (1842 - 1900)

*Romantic/Modern composer


Adolphe Adam
Amilcare Ponchielli
Amy Beach
Anton Rubinstein
Arrigo Boito
Carl Loewe
César Cui
Charles-Marie Widor
Charles Stanford
Charles-Valentin Alkan
Edouard Lalo
Edward German
Edward MacDowell
Emmanuel Chabrier
Enrique Granados
Ernest Chausson
Eugene Ysaÿe
Francisco Tarrega
Franz Berwald
Franz Lehár
Franz Schmidt
George Whitefield Chadwick
Gustave Charpentier
Henryk Wieniawski
Horatio Parker
Johann Strauss, Sr.
Joseph Canteloube
Karl Goldmark
Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Michael William Balfe
Niels Wilhelm Gade
Pablo Sarasate
Pietro Mascagni
Paul Dukas
Reinhold Glière
Ruggiero Leoncavallo
Vincent d'Indy








  1. Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)
  2. Debussy (1862 - 1918)
  3. Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
  4. Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
  5. Bartòk (1881 - 1945)
  6. Ravel (1875 - 1937)
  7. R.V. Williams (1872 - 1958)
  8. Schonberg (1874 - 1951)
  9. C. Ives (1874 - 1954)
10. Hindemith (1895 - 1963)
11. Messiaen (1908 - 1992)
12. Copland (1900 - 1990)
13. Satie (1866 - 1925)
14. Britten (1913 - 1976)
15. Webern (1883 - 1945)
16. Gershwin (1898 - 1937)
17. Janáek (1854-1928)
18. Berg (1885 - 1935)
19. Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
20. Cage (1912 - 1992)
21. Nielsen (1865 - 1931)
22. Walton (1902 - 1983)
23. Milhaud (1892 - 1974)
24. Barber (1910 - 1981)
25. Falla (1876 - 1946)
26. Honegger (1892 - 1955)
27. Tippett (1905 - 1998)
28. Kodály (1882 - 1967)
29. Martinu (1890 - 1959)
30. Varèse (1883 - 1965)
31. Szymanowski (1882 - 1937)
32. Orff (1895 - 1982)
33. Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
34. Bax (1883 - 1953)
35. Khachaturian (1903 - 1978)
36. Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
37. Weill (1900 - 1950)
38. Maxwell Davies (1934 -
39. Lutoslawski (1913 - 1994)
40. Roussel (1869 - 1937)
41. Henze (1926 -
42. Bliss (1891 - 1975)
43. Rodrigo (1901 - 1999)
44. Pärt (1935 -
45. Adams (1947 -
46. Kabalevsky (1904 - 1987)
47. Dallapiccola (1904 - 1975)
48. Enescu (1881 - 1955)
49. Bloch (1880 - 1959)
50. Duruflé (1902 - 986)




Alan Hovhaness
Alexander von Zemlinsky
Andre Previn
Astor Piazzolla
Bernard Herrmann
Bernd Alois Zimmermann
Carlos Chávez
Dame Ethel Smyth
Elliott Carter
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
George Antheil
George Crumb
Giacinto Scelsi
Gian Carlo Menotti
György Ligeti
Hanns Eisler
Howard Hanson
Iannis Xenakis
Jacques Ibert
John Ireland
John Philip Sousa
Karlheinz Stockhausen
Lou Harrison
Luciano Berio
Luigi Nono
Malcolm Arnold
Marc Blitzstein
Michael Torke
Milton Byron Babbitt
Morton Gould
Nikos Skalkottas
Nino Rota
Pierre Boulez
Percy Grainger
Peter Warlock
Philip Glass
Ruth Crawford Seeger
Steve Reich
Virgil Thomson
Walter Piston
William Schuman



 
 


CLASSICAL
1. Beethoven
2. Mozart
3. Haydn
4. Schubert
5. Weber

ROMANTIC
1. Berlioz
2. Mahler
3. Tchaikovsky
4. Rimsky-Korsakov
5. Wagner
6. Dvorak
7. Liszt
8. Sibelius
9. Puccini
10. Mendelssohn

MODERN
1. R. Strauss
2. Ravel
3. Stravinsky
4. Debussy
5. Respighi
6. Bartok
7. Shostakovich
8. Prokofiev
9. Gershwin
10. Barber
11. Ives
12. Janacek
13. Holst
14. Britten
15. Hindemith






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