Great Classical Composers


By George T. Ferris, with an introduction by Mrs. William Sharp

[Editor's note: The original of this work was published in London in 1887.  This text has been edited by Daniel McAdam, and is copyrighted as such.  In general, such editing has consisted largely of Americanizing spellings and changing or elucidating terminology that might be confusing to the modern reader.  The spirit of Mr. Ferris' original words has been maintained.]

 

Introduction, by Mrs. William Sharp

Bach

Handel

Gluck

Haydn

Mozart

Beethoven

Schubert and Schumann

Chopin

Weber

Mendelssohn

Wagner

Palestrina

Piccini, Paisiello, and Cimarosa

Rossini

Donizetti and Bellini

Verdi

Cherubini and His Predecessors

Méhul, Spontini, and Halévy

Boïeldieu and Auber

Meyerbeer

Gounod

Berlioz

Appendix: Chronological Table of Classical Composers

 



 

 

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