List of compositions by Richard Wagner

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This is a sortable list of compositions by Richard Wagner .

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Chamber works

4chamber musicString Quartet in D major (1829; lost; occasionally mistaken for the Starnberg Quartet, no evidence of the Starnberg Quartet's existence survives) [2] [3]

Orchestral works

Symphonies

29orchestral Symphony in C major (1832)
35orchestralSymphony in E major (1834; uncompleted; first movement finished; second movement unfinished) [4]
78orchestralSymphonies (1846-47; uncompleted; sketches exist for at least two symphonies) [4]

Overture

10orchestralOverture in B-flat major ("Paukenschlag-Ouvertüre") (1830; lost)
11orchestralPolitische Ouvertüre (c. 1830; lost and likely uncompleted [4] )
12orchestralOverture to Schiller's Die Braut von Messina (1830; lost?)
14orchestralOverture in C major (1830; lost)
17orchestralOverture in E-flat major (1831; lost and likely uncompleted [4] )
20orchestralConcert Overture No. 1 in D minor (1831)
24orchestralOverture in E minor and incidental music to Raupach's König Enzio (1832; only the Overture survives) [4]
27orchestralConcert Overture No. 2 in C major (1832) [4]
37orchestralOverture and incidental music to Guido Theodor Apel's historic drama Columbus (1834-35; only the Overture survives) [4]
39orchestral Polonia Overture in C major (1836)
42orchestralRule Britannia Overture in D major (1837)
59orchestral Eine Faust-Ouvertüre (1855, second version; 1840, first version originally conceived as the first movement to a Faust Symphony) [4]

Other orchestral works

13orchestralOrchestral work in E minor (c. 1830; fragment)
25orchestralEntreactes tragiques No. 1 in D major, No. 2 in C minor (c. 1832) [4]
73orchestralTrauermusik (Funeral Music), on motifs from Weber's Euryanthe (1844)
91BorchestralTräume. Version for violin and chamber orchestra (1857)
97orchestralHuldigungsmarsch (1864, version for military band; 1871, orchestral version) [4]
98orchestralRomeo und Julie (1868; sketches / uncompleted) [4]
103orchestral Siegfried Idyll (1870)
104orchestral Kaisermarsch (1871)
107orchestralPlans for overtures and symphonies (1874–83; uncompleted) [4]
110orchestralGroßer Festmarsch zur Eröffnung der hundertjährigen Gedenkfeier der Unabhängigkeitserklärung der Vereinigten Staaten

(Grand Festive March for the Opening of the Centennial Celebration of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America) (1876)

Piano works and Lieder

Piano

2pianoSonata in D minor (1829; [4] lost) [5] [6]
5pianoSonata in F minor (1829; [4] lost) [7] [6]
16 piano 4-hands Sonata in B-flat major, for four hands (1831; [4] lost) [6]
21pianoSonata in B-flat major, Op. 1 (1831)
22pianoFantasia in F-sharp minor (1831)
23ApianoPolonaise for piano (1831–32)
23B piano 4-hands Polonaise for piano, four hands (1831-32) [4]
26pianoGrand Sonata in A major (1832)
64pianoAlbumblatt für Ernst Benedikt Kietz: "Lied ohne Worte" (c. 1840) [4]
84pianoPolka (1853)
85pianoEine Sonate für das Album von Frau Mathilde Wesendonck (1853)
88piano Züricher Vielliebchen-Walzer  [ de ] (1854)
93pianoElegy in A-flat major (c. 1858; rev. 1881) [4]
94pianoIn the album of Fürstin M (1861)
95pianoAnkunft bei den schwarzen Schwänen (1861)
108pianoAlbumblatt für Frau Betty Schott (1875)

Lieder

7LiedLieder (1828–30; sketches / drafts)
15LiedSeven Compositions on Goethe's Faust (1831) [6]
30LiedGlockentöne (Abendglocken) (1832; lost) [4]
50Lied"Der Tannenbaum" (c. 1838) [4]
53LiedDors mon enfant (1839) [4]
54LiedExtase (1839; [4] fragment)
55LiedAttente (1839)
56LiedLa tombe dit à rose (1839; [4] fragment)
57LiedMignonne (1839) [4]
58LiedTout n'est qu'images fugitives (Soupir) (1839) [4]
60LiedLes deux grenadiers (1839-40) [4]
61LiedAdieux de Marie Stuart (1840) [4]
91Lied Wesendonck Lieder (1858, third version; 1857-58, second and first version) [4]
92LiedEs ist bestimmt in Gottes Rat (c. 1858; draft)
105LiedDer Worte viele sind gemacht [4] (1871)

Vocal works

Arias

3ariaAria (1829; lost)
8ariaAria for soprano and orchestra (early 1830?; lost)
28ariaScene and Aria for soprano and orchestra (1832; lost) [4]
33ariaAria No. 15 (Aubry) "Wie ein schöner Frühlingsmorgen" from the opera Der Vampyr by Heinrich Marschner with a new allegro "Doch jetzt, wohin ich blicke, umgibt mich Schreckensnacht" (1833) [4]
43aria"Sanfte Wehmut will sich regen". Aria for bass and orchestra. Excerpt from the opera Mary, Max und Michel by Carl Blum (1837) [4]
45ariaBass aria from Die Schweizer Familie (c. 1837; lost) [4]
52aria"Norma il predisse, o Druidi", aria for bass, male chorus, and orchestra for the opera Norma by Vincenzo Bellini (1839) [4]

Opera

6OperPastoral opera (unnamed) [4] (early 1830?; lost)
31Oper Die Hochzeit (1832–33; unfinished)
32Große romantische Oper Die Feen (1833-1834; rev. 1834) [4]
38Große komische Oper Das Liebesverbot oder Die Novize von Palermo (1835–36)
40Große OperDie hohe Braut (c. 1836-42; [4] libretto completed; little to no music composed) [8]
48komische Oper Männerlist größer als Frauenlist, oder Die glückliche Bärenfamilie (c. 1838; [4] libretto completed; only three musical numbers completed, all in piano score)
49Große tragische Oper Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen (1837-1840; rev. 1843-1844, 1847) [4]
63romantische Oper Der fliegende Holländer (1840–41; rev. 1846, 1852, 1860 [4] )
66OperDie Sarazenin (c. 1841-43; libretto drafted; no music composed) [4]
67OperDie Bergwerke zu Falun (1842; libretto drafted; no music composed) [4]
70Große romantische Oper Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg (1842–45; rev. 1845, 1847, 1851, 1860-61, 1865, 1875 [4] )
75romantische Oper Lohengrin (1845-1848) [4]
76Oper ?Friedrich I. (1846-49; sketches only) [4]
80Oper ?Jesus of Nazareth (1849; scenario and 1 musical sketch)
81Oper ?Achilleus (1849–50; only prose drafts exist [4] )
82HeldenoperWieland der Schmied (1849–50; only prose drafts exist [4] )
86ABühnenfestspiel, Vorabend Das Rheingold (1851–54) [4]
86BBühnenfestspiel, erster Tag Die Walküre (1851–56) [4]
86CBühnenfestspiel, zweiter Tag Siegfried (1851–71) [4]
86DBühnenfestspiel, dritter Tag Götterdämmerung (1848–74) [4]
89OperDie Sieger (1856; only a short prose sketch exists [4] )
90Handlung Tristan und Isolde (1854–59) [4]
96Oper Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1845–67)
99Oper ? Luther's Wedding (1868; only prose sketches exist; [4] no music composed [4] )
111Bühnenweihfestspiel Parsifal (1857–82) [4]

Other vocal works

1 Trauerspiel Leubald (1826–28; music lost, libretto survives)
19AchoralStudy fugue "Dein ist das Reich" (1831–32)
19BDouble Fugue (1831–32; no instrumentation or text set)
36choral [4] Incidental music for Wilhelm Schmale's one-act allegorical play Beim Antritt des neuen Jahres 1835 (1834) [4]
41incidental musicIncidental music to J. Singer's play Die letzte Heidenverschwörung in Preußen oder Der Deutsche Ritterorden in Königsberg (c. 1837; fragment; lost) [4]
44choralFolk hymn Nicolay (1837) [4]
51choralGesang am Grabe (Funeral Dirge) (1838-39; lost) [4]
65vocal orchestral"Descendons gaiement la courtille". Contribution to the Vaudeville-Ballet-Pantomime La descente de la courtille by Th. Marion Dumersan and Ch.-Désiré Dupeuty, for chorus and orchestra (c. 1841) [4]
68AchoralFestgesang Der Tag erscheint (1843; male chorus a cappella, TTBB) [4]
68BchoralFestgesang Der Tag erscheint (c. 1843; male chorus with brass instruments, 4hn, 4tpt, 3 trbn, bass tuba) [4]
69choral Das Liebesmahl der Apostel (1843) [4]
71choralGruß seiner Treuen an Friedrich August (II. von Sachsen) (1844) [4]
72choralAn Webers Grabe (1844)
100LustspielEin Lustspiel in einem Akt (1868; prose draft [4] )
101choralWahlspruch für die Deutsche Feuerwehr (1869)
102Lustspiel in antiker ManierEine Kapitulation (1870; unfinished [4] )
106choralKinder-Katechismus zu Kosel's Geburtstag (1873)
112choral [4] Willkommen in Wahnfried, du heil'ger Christ (1877)
113choral [4] Ihr Kinder, geschwinde, geschwinde (c. 1880) [4]

Miscellaneous

18arrangementPiano reduction of Haydn's Symphony No. 103 in E-flat major (1831; lost)
34arrangementInstrumentation of a cavatina from Bellini's Il pirata (1833; lost) [4]
46AarrangementBellini, Norma, retouching of orchestration (c. 1837) [4]
46Barrangement Giacomo Meyerbeer: Robert der Teufel No. 18 (C) Cavatina transcribed for strings [4] (c. 1838) [4]
46Carrangement Carl Maria von Weber: Euryanthe No. 18 Hunting chorus and reorchestration (c. 1839) [4]
46DarrangementFromental Halévy: Le Guitarrero for several instruments
46EarrangementArrangements of Halévy's La reine de Chypre
46Farrangement Daniel Auber: Zanetta ou Jouer avec le feu, Arrangement for flute and string trio, Suites No. 1 and 2
47arrangement Gioachino Rossini: Les soirées musicales, No. 12 Duet "Li Marinari", instrumentation (c. 1838) [4]
62AarrangementVarious composers, suites for the cornet à pistons (c. 1840; lost) [4]
62BarrangementArrangements from Gaetano Donizetti's opera La favorite (c. 1840-1842) [4]
62CarrangementHenri Herz: Grande Fantaisie sur La Romanesca fameux air de danse du XVI siècle, Op. 111. Arrangement for piano four hands (c. 1840-1842) [4]
62DarrangementArrangements of Fromental Halévy's opera Le Guitarrero (c. 1840-42) [4]
62EarrangementArrangements of Fromental Halévy's opera in five acts La reine de Chypre (c. 1840-1842) [4]
62FarrangementArrangements of Daniel Auber's opera Zanetta for flute quartet (c. 1840-1842) [4]
74arrangementOrchestration of Spontini's La vestale (c. 1844) [4]
77arrangementArrangement of Christoph Willibald Gluck's tragic opera Iphigénie en Aulide (c. 1846-47) [4]
79arrangement Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Stabat mater (c. 1848) [4]
83arrangementArrangement of Mozart's Don Giovanni (1850; lost [4] )
87arrangementKonzertschluß to the Overture to Gluck's Iphigenie in Aulis (c. 1854) [4]
109arrangementArrangement of the Waltz Wein, Weib und Gesang by Johann Strauss II (1875)

See also

Notes

  1. The numbers given for Richard Wagner's works are from the Wagner-Werk-Verzeichnis (WWV).
  2. Saffle, Saffle (2002). Richard Wagner: A Research and Information Guide (Second ed.). Routledge Music Bibliographies. p. 303. ISBN   978-0415998406.
  3. Millington, Barry (October 30, 1992). Wagner: Revised Edition. Princeton University Press. p. 280. ISBN   978-0691027227.
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 Millington 2001.
  5. "Wolf's Thematic Index of the Works of the Great Composers".
  6. 1 2 3 4 Kirby 1997.
  7. "Wolf's Thematic Index of the Works of the Great Composers".
  8. Borchmeyer, Dieter (2003). Drama and the World of Richard Wagner. Princeton University Press. p. 45. ISBN   978-0691114972.

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