List of compositions by Sergei Taneyev

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Musical compositions of the Russian composer Sergei Taneyev (1856–1915)

Orchestral[edit]

  • Symphony (No. 1) in E minor (1873-4, published 1948) (edited by Pavel Lamm)
  • Piano Concerto (1876, published 1957) in E flat (2 movements only. Completed by Pavel Lamm and Vissarion Shebalin)
  • Symphony (No. 2) in B flat (unfinished - 3 movements only) (1877)
  • Overture on Russian Themes in C (Song No. 10 from Rimsky-Korsakov's Song Collection, Op.24) (1882) (completed by Pavel Lamm, published in 1948)
  • Symphony (No. 3) in D minor (1884, published 1947)
  • Oresteia, overture for orchestra, Op. 6 (1889, a symphonic poem based on themes from the opera)
  • Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 12 (1901) (the only numbered symphony Taneyev published)
  • Concert Suite for violin & orchestra, Op. 28 (1909) (five mvts: Prelude, Gavotte, Fairy Tale, Theme & Variations, Tarantella)

Chamber and instrumental music[edit]

  • String Trio in D major (1879/1880)
  • Choral varié in A major for organ (1894?) [1]
  • String Quintet No. 1 in G for 2 violins, viola and 2 cellos, Op. 14 (1901) [2]
  • String Quintet No. 2 in C for 2 violins, 2 violas and cello, Op. 16 (1904)
  • Piano Quartet in E major, Op. 20 (1906)
  • String Trio in D for 2 violins and viola, Op. 21 (1907)
  • Piano Trio in D for violin, cello and piano, Op. 22 (1908)
  • Prelude and Fugue for piano in G minor, Op. 29 (1910)
  • Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 30 (1911)
  • String Trio in E major for violin, viola and viola-tenore, Op. 31 (1911); Viola-tenore is pitched one octave below the violin.
  • Violin Sonata in A minor (1911)
  • String Trio in B minor (1913)

String quartets[edit]

(in chronological order)

  • String Quartet, D minor, 1874–6 (2 movements completed)
  • String Quartet (No. 7), E flat, 1880
  • String Quartet (No. 8), C, 1882–3
  • String Quartet (No. 9), A, 1883
  • String Quartet No. 1, B flat minor, Op. 4, 1890
  • String Quartet No. 2, C, Op. 5, 1894–5
  • String Quartet No. 3, D minor, Op. 7, 1886, rev. 1896
  • String Quartet No. 4, A minor, Op. 11, 1898–9
  • String Quartet No. 5, A, Op. 13, 1902–3
  • String Quartet No. 6, B flat, Op. 19, 1903–5
  • String Quartet, C minor, 1911 (2 movements only)

Choral[edit]

  • John of Damascus ("A Russian Requiem"), Op. 1, for 4 part mixed chorus and orchestra (1884)
  • Choruses, Op. 35, to words by Konstantin Balmont
  • At the Reading of a Psalm, cantata, Op. 36 (1915)

about 25 collections of religious and folk choruses

Opera[edit]

Vocal[edit]

  • 10 Romances, Op. 17

more than 60 songs

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  • David Brown. "Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev", Grove Music Online, ed. L. Macy (accessed February 10, 2006), grovemusic.com (subscription access).
  • David Brown, Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, in 'The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, ed. Stanley Sadie, 1980, ISBN 0-333-23111-2
  • Sleeve notes, Complete String Quartets of Sergei Taneyev, 5 CDs, Northern Flowers, St. Petersburg [3]