Among his works are a ballet, Le Diable amoureux (written jointly with François Benoist, 1840); the comic operas, Le nuit de Noël (1848), Le père Gaillard (1852), Les papillotes de M. Benoist (1853), and Les dames capitaines (1857); four symphonies, and much chamber music. He wrote a Traité d'harmonie (1862), which went through many editions.
Reber's compositions include a string quintet (his opus 1; with extra cello), a string quartet, a piano quartet (1866) and seven piano trios, and the four symphonies mentioned above:
^published (in full score) by Richault of Paris in 1858, according to the Bibliographie de la France (a weekly journal of copyright registrations), 2 October 1858 issue. Anton Schindler in his Biographie von Ludwig van Beethoven (1845) (Beethoven in Paris, p.50) mentions that this work was performed in a concert in 1824?5? suggesting a rather earlier date (though he gives only "Reber"'s first symphony and no key, allowing the possibility that it may have been another composer of the same name.
^Symphony 2. Composed and performed by 1840; mentioned in La revue de Paris (1840), Volume 26, Page 132. Also see OCLC19684291