List of compositions by Anton Rubinstein

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Selected list of the compositions of Anton Rubinstein.

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Orchestral works[edit]

Symphonies[edit]

  • Symphony No. 1 in F major, Op. 40[1]
  • Symphony No. 2 in C major Ocean, Op. 42 (1851, revised 1863, 1880)[2]
  • Symphony No. 3 in A, Op. 56 (1854-5)
  • Symphony No. 4 in D minor Dramatic, Op. 95 (1874)
  • Symphony No. 5 in G minor Russian, Op. 107 (1880)[3]
  • Symphony No. 6 in A minor, Op. 111 (1886)

Other orchestral works[edit]

  • Triumphal Overture, Op. 43 (1855)
  • Ouverture de Concert (in B-flat), Op. 60
  • Faust, Op. 68, Tone poem, 1864
  • Ivan the Terrible, Op. 79 (1869)[4]
  • Don Quixote, Op. 87 (1870)[5]
  • Eroica Fantasia, Op. 110 (1884)
  • Suite in E-flat, Op. 119 (1894)
  • Ouverture Solennelle pour Grand Orchestre, Op. 120 (1894)

Concertos[edit]

Piano and orchestra[edit]

Other concertos[edit]

  • Violin Concerto in G major, Op. 46 (written 1857, published 1859)
  • Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 65 (1864)
  • Romance et caprice for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 86 (published 1871)
  • Cello Concerto in D minor, Op. 96 (1874)

Solo piano[edit]

(in publication order)

  • Ondine (étude), Op. 1
  • Two Melodies, Op. 3 (1. F major; 2. B major)
  • Mazurka-Fantasie in G, Op. 4
  • Three Piano Pieces, Op. 5 (1. Polonaise in c minor; 2. Cracovienne in E flat; 3. Mazurka in E)
  • Tarantelle, Op. 6[7]
  • Caprice, Op. 7[7]
  • Three Voix Intérieures, Op.8 (1. Volkslied in C; 2. Rêverie in f minor; 3. Impromptu in A)
  • Kamenniy-Ostrov, Op. 10 (set of 24 piano sketches)
  • Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 12
  • Le Bal. Fantasy for piano in 10 parts. Op. 14. Published in 1855.[8]
  • Sonata No. 2 in C minor, Op. 20 (written 1848-1854, published 1855)
  • Three Caprices, Op. 21 (1. F sharp major; 2. D minor; 3. E flat major)
  • Three Serenades, Op. 22 (1. F major; 2. G minor; 3. E flat major)
  • Six Études, Op. 23
  • Six Préludes, Op. 24
  • Two Morceaux, Op. 26 (1. Romance in F; 2. Impromptu in a minor)
  • Two Morceaux, Op. 28 (1. Nocturne in G flat; 2. Caprice in E flat)
  • Two Morceaux, Op. 30 (1. F minor (first Barcarolle); 2. D minor)
  • Acrostychon, Op. 37
  • Sonata for Piano No. 3 in F major, Op. 41
  • Six soirées à Saint-Petersburg, Op. 44 (published 1859)
  • Barcarolle No. 2 in a minor, Op. 45bis
  • Six Pièces caractéristiques, Op. 50
  • Six fugues (en style libre) introduites de préludes pour piano, Op. 53
  • Cinq morceaux, Op. 69
  • Three Morceaux, Op. 71 (1. Nocturne in A flat; 2. Mazurka in f minor; 3. Scherzo in D flat)
  • Album de Peterhof, Op. 75.[9]
  • Fantasy in E minor, Op. 77 (a massive one-movement free-form sonata more than forty minutes in length)[10]
  • Six Études, Op. 81
  • Seven National Dances, Op. 82[11]
  • Fantasy in C major, Op. 84 (originally for solo piano, 1869; arr. piano and orchestra, 1880)[6]
  • Theme and 12 Variations, G major, Op. 88 (a massive work, comparable to the sonatas, more than forty minutes in length)
  • Twelve Verschiedene Stücke, Op. 93
  • Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 100
  • Six morceaux, Op. 104
  • Second Acrostychon pour le piano, Op. 114
  • Six Souvenir de Dresde, Op. 118
  • Barcarolle No. 4 in G (1858)
  • Étude sur des notes fausses (Étude on false notes), C major, no Op. number, (1868)
  • Valse-Caprice in E-flat (1870)

Two pianos[edit]

  • Bal costumé Op. 103 - 20 pieces for two pianos (1879)
  • Fantasy in F minor Op. 73 for two pianos (1864)

Chamber works[edit]

Ensemble music with piano[edit]

  • Octet Op. 9 for piano, strings and winds (from a first attempt at a piano concerto and entitled 'Concerto di camera' ).
  • Piano Trio No. 1 in F, Op. 15
  • Piano Trio No. 2 in G minor, Op. 15
  • Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 52
  • Piano Trio in A major, Op. 85
  • Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 108
  • Quartet for Piano and Strings in C major, Op. 66
  • Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 99
  • Quintet for Piano and Winds in F major, Op. 55
  • 9 Salon Pieces (9 Салонных пьес) for violin, or viola, or cello, and piano, Op. 11; originally only 3 pieces written for each instrument, later all 9 works transcribed by the composer for each of the 3 instruments
  • Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 1 in D major, Op. 18 (1852)
  • Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in G major, Op. 39 (1857)
  • Sonata for Piano Four-Hands in D major, Op. 89 [12]
  • Sonata for Viola and Piano in F minor, Op. 49 (written 1855, published 1857)
  • Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in G major, Op. 13[13]
  • Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in A minor, Op. 19[14]
  • Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in B minor, Op. 98
  • Three Character Pieces for Piano Four-Hands, Op. 9 [15]
  • Six character pictures (Character-Bilder) for Piano Four-Hands Op. 50.[15]

Other chamber music[edit]

  • Quintet for Strings in F major, Op. 59 (arranged also as Piano Quartet).
  • Sextet for Strings in D major Op. 97
  • Three quartets, Op. 17 (in G major, C minor and F major).
  • Three quartets, Op. 47 (in E minor, B flat major, and D minor).
  • Two quartets, Op. 90. (in G minor and E minor). (about 1860.)
  • Two quartets, Op. 106 (in A flat major and F minor).

Stage works[edit]

Operas[edit]

Sacred operas and oratorios[edit]

  • Der Thurm zu Babel, Op. 80. 1870. (Sacred opera in one act)
  • Sulamith. 1882/3. (Biblical representation) Hamburg 1883
  • Das verlorene Paradies, Op. 54. (sacred opera) (Libretto written by 1855? [19])review (published by Leipzig : Bartholf Senff, around 1860. Text freely after John Milton)
  • Moses, Op. 112. (sacred opera), Riga 1894
  • Christus, Op. 117. (sacred opera), Bremen 1895
  • Cain (unfinished) (sacred opera)

Ballet[edit]

  • Die Rebe (La vigne, The Grapevine) (1881) (staged 1893 by Emil Graeb for the Court Opera Ballet in Berlin)

Vocal works[edit]

Lieder[edit]

  • Numerous sets including
    • Neun Lieder von Kolzoff, aus dem Russischen von A. von Viedert ... für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte, Op. 27. (about 1855)
    • 6 Lieder from Heine for voice and piano, Op. 32
    • 6 Lieder for voice and piano, Op. 33
    • 12 Persian Songs, Op. 34
    • 12 Lieder for voice and piano, Op. 36
    • 6 Lieder for voice and piano, Op. 72
    • 6 Lieder for voice and piano, Op. 76
    • 10 Lieder, Op. 83 (from the French, Italian and English)

Other vocal works[edit]

  • Scena ed Aria "E dunque ver? - Ist es denn wahr?", Op. 58 (for Soprano with the accompaniment of Orchestra or Piano),
  • Die Nixe, Op. 63 (for chorus of women's voices and alto solo, with accompaniment of a piano or orchestra)
  • Two songs for chorus and orchestra (Hecuba and Haga in der Wüste) Op. 92

Books[edit]

  • Rubinstein, Anton (1891). Die Musik und Ihre Meister : eine Unterredung. Leipzig: B. Senff. OCLC 9661963. 

Worklists in print[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Bradford (2004). "Online Publication of Preface to Score of Rubinstein Symphony No. 1". Musikproduktion Juergen Hoeflich. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  2. ^ Reynolds, Carol (December 11, 1994). "Rubinstein, Symphony No. 2". Archived from the original on August 10, 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  3. ^ Robinson, Bradford (2005). "Online Publication of Preface to Score of Rubinstein 5th Symphony". Musikproduktion Juergen Hoeflich. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  4. ^ "Ivan the Terrible, Op. 79 (1869)". February 8, 2004. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  5. ^ Robinson, Bradford (2004). "Online Publication of Preface to Score of Don Quixote". Musikproduktion Juergen Hoeflich. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  6. ^ a b c "Notes to Recording of Fantasy and Concertstuck". Naxos Records. 1990. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  7. ^ a b "Joint Catalog of the GBV Library Network" (in German). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  8. ^ "Anna Amalia Library Weimar OPAC" (in German). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  9. ^ "Page from Which a 1900 (?) Score of the Album de Peterhof May be Downloaded". Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  10. ^ "Page from Which an 1860 Score of the Fantasy Op. 77 Can Be Downloaded" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  11. ^ "Page from Which an 1870 Score of the Seven National Dances Can Be Downloaded" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  12. ^ "Webpage from which 1870 Score of Four-Hands Piano Sonata May Be Downloaded" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  13. ^ "Webpage from which 1856 Score and Part of 1st Violin Part May Be Downloaded" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  14. ^ "Webpage from which 1880 Score of 2nd Violin Sonata May Be Downloaded" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  15. ^ a b "Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands" (in Dutch). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  16. ^ Walker, Alan (1993) [1989]. Franz Liszt: The Weimar Years, 1848-1861. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press. pp. 245, 258. ISBN 0-8014-9721-3. 
  17. ^ a b c d e "Operone Rubinstein Page" (in German). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  18. ^ Garden, Edward, review author (November 1998). "Review of Anton Rubinstein and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Selected Operas. Proceedings of the International Musicological Convention in Vorzel (Ukraine), May 4th-6th, 1994 by Yelena S. Zinkevich". Music & Letters. 79 (4): 622–4. ISSN 0027-4224. JSTOR 854646. 
  19. ^ "Austrian National Library" (in German). Retrieved 2007-12-05. 

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