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Felix Mendelssohn

Works With Opus Number

  WorkOpusDate
Completed
Piano Quartet #1 in C minor 1 18 Oct. 1822
Piano Quartet #2 in F minor 2 3 Dec. 1823
Piano Quartet #3 in B minor 3 18 Jan. 1825
Violin Sonata in F minor 4 1825
Capriccio in F Sharp minor (pf) 5 23 July 1825
Sonata in E Major (pf) 6 22 Mar. 1826
7 Characteristic Pieces
  1. E minor
  2. B minor
  3. D Major
  4. A Major
  5. A Major
  6. A minor
  7. E Major
7 1827
12 Songs 8 (publ. c1827)
#2. 19 July 1824
#3. 24 Aug. 1825
#6. 2 April 1824
#12. 26 April 1825
12 Songs 9 (publ. 1830)
#2. Pentacost 1827
#3. 3 April 1827
#4. 27 Jan. 1830
#5. 6 Aug. 1830
#6. 13 Jan. 1830
#8. 19 Jan. 1830
#9. 13 Jan. 1830
#12. May 1822
Die Hochzeit des Camacho (opera, The Marriage of Camacho) 10 10 Aug. 1825
Symphony #1 in C minor 11 31 Mar. 1824
String Quartet #1 in E Flat Major 12 Sept. 1829
String Quartet #2 in A minor 13 26 Oct. 1827
Rondo capriccioso in E Major (pf) 14 1824
Fantasy on "The Last Rose of Summer" (pf) 15 1827
Fantasy (Caprice) in A minor (pf) 16 #1 4 Sept. 1829
Fantasy (Caprice) in E minor (pf) 16 #2 13 Nov. 1829
Fantasy (Caprice) in E Major (pf) 16 #3 5 Sept. 1829
Variations concertantes (vc, pf) 17 30 Jan. 1829
String Quintet #1 in A Major 18 1826, rev. 1832
Songs without Words, Vol. I (pf)
  1. E Major
  2. A minor
  3. A Major, "Jägerlied"
  4. A Major
  5. F Sharp minor
  6. G minor, "Venezianisches Gondellied"
19 (publ. 1830)
#4. 14 Sept. 1829
#6. 6 Oct. 1830
Octet in E Flat Major for stgs 20 1825
A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture 21 6 Aug. 1826
Capriccio brillant in B minor (pf) 22 ?1825-6
3 Sacred Pieces: (T, chorus, org)
  1. Aus tiefer Not
  2. Ave Maria
  3. Mitten wir
23 publ. 1830
Overture for winds in C Major 24 1824
Piano Concerto #1 in G minor 25 1831
Hebrides (or "Fingal's Cave") Overture in B minor 26 30 Dec. 1830
rev. 20 June 1832
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
(Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt) Overture in D Major
27 18 Apr. 1828
Fantasy in F Sharp minor, "Sonate écossaise" (pf) 28 29 Jan. 1833
Rondo brillant in E Flat Major (pf) 29 29 Jan. 1834
Songs without Words, Vol. II (pf)
  1. E Flat Major
  2. B Flat minor
  3. E Major
  4. B minor
  5. D Major
  6. F Sharp minor, "Venezianisches Gondellied"
30 (publ. 1835)
#2. 30 Jan. 1834
#5. 2 Dec. 1833
Psalm 115, "Nicht unserm Namen, Herr" (soli, chorus, orch) 31 15 Nov. 1830
(publ. 1835)
The Fair Melusina (Die schöne Melusine) Overture in F Major 32 7 Apr. 1833
Caprice in A minor (pf) 33 #1 9 Apr. 1834
Caprice in E Major (pf) 33 #2 12 Sept. 1835
Caprice in B Flat minor (pf) 33 #3 25 July 1833
6 Songs 34 23 Jan. 1837
#1. 11 May 1834
#2. 1 Oct. 1835
#3. ?May 1832
#5. 23 Dec 1834
Prelude & Fugue in E minor/Major (pf) 35 #1 ?
Prelude in D Major (pf) 35 #2a 8 Dec. 1832
Fugue in D Major (pf) 35 #2b ?
Prelude in B minor (pf) 35 #3a ?
Fugue in B minor (pf) 35 #3b 21 Dec. 1832
Fugue in A Flat Major (pf) 35 #4b 6 Jan. 1835
Prelude in A Flat Major (pf) 35 #4a ?
Prelude in F minor (pf) 35 #5a 19 Nov. 1834
Fugue in F minor (pf) 35 #5b 3 Dec. 1834
Fugue in B Flat Major (pf) 35 #6b 27 Nov. 1836
Prelude in B Flat Major (pf) 35 #6a 3 Jan. 1837
St. Paul (oratorio) 36 18 Apr. 1836
3 Preludes & Fugues: (org)
  1. C minor
  2. G Major
  3. D minor
37 prelude, 2 Apr.1837
prelude, 4 Apr. 1837
fugue, 1 Dec. 1837
prelude, 6 Apr. 1837
Songs without Words, Vol. III (pf)
  1. E Flat Major
  2. C minor
  3. E Major
  4. A Major
  5. A minor
  6. Ab, "Duetto"
38 (publ. 1837)
#4. 6 Apr. 1837
#6. 27 June 1836
3 Motets: (female chorus, org)
  1. Veni, Domine
  2. Laudate pueri
  3. Surrexit pastor
39 31 Dec. 1830
Piano Concerto #2 in D minor 40 5 Aug. 1837
6 Partsongs for mixed voices, "Im Freien zu singen"
  1. Im Walde
  2. Entflieh' mit mir (Heine)
  3. Es fiel ein Reif (Heine)
  4. Auf ihrem Grab (Heine)
  5. Mailied (Hölty)
  6. Auf dem See (Goethe)
41 publ. 1838
#4. 22 Jan. 1834
Psalm 42, "Wie der Hirsch schreit" (soli, chorus, orch) 42 22 Dec. 1837
Serenade & Allegro giocoso in B minor (pf) 43 11 Apr. 1838
String Quartet #3 in D Major 44 #1 24 July 1838
String Quartet #4 in E minor 44 #2 18 June 1837
String Quartet #5 in E Flat Major 44 #3 6 Feb. 1838
Cello Sonata #1 in B Flat Major 45 13 Oct. 1838
Psalm 95, "Kommt, lasst uns anbeten" (T, chorus, orch) 46 6 Apr. 1838
rev. 3 July 1841
6 Songs 47 (publ. ?1840)
#3. 17 April 1839
#4. 18 April 1839
#5. 5 May 1832
#6. June 1833
6 Partsongs for mixed voices, "Der erste Frühlingstag"
  1. Frühlingsahnung (Uhland)
  2. Die Primel (Lenau)
  3. Frühlingsfeier (Uhland)
  4. Lerchengesang
  5. Morgengebet (Eichendorff)
  6. Herbstlied (Lenau)
48 publ. 1840
#1. 5 July 1839
#2. 1839
#3. 28 Dec. 1839
#4. 15 June 1839
#5. 18 Nov. 1839
#6. 26 Dec. 1839
Piano Trio #1 in D minor 49 23 Sept. 1839
6 Partsongs for male voices
  1. Türkisches Schenckenlied (Goethe)
  2. (see below)
  3. Sommerlied (Goethe)
  4. Wasserfahrt (Heine)
  5. Liebe und Wein
  6. Wanderlied (Eichendorff)
50 (publ. ?1840)
#1. ?1839-40
#3. 1839-40
#4. ?1839-40
#5. 7 Dec. 1839
#6. 6 Jan. 1842
Chorus, "Der Jäger Abschied" (male chorus, 4 hns, bass trbn) 50 #2 6 Jan. 1840
Psalm 114 (double chorus, orch) 51 9 Aug. 1839
Symphony #2 in B Flat Major, "Lobgesang" ("Song of Praise") 52 25 June 1840
rev. 27 Nov. 1840
Songs without Words, Vol. IV (pf)
  1. Ab
  2. E Flat Major
  3. G minor
  4. F Major
  5. a, "Volkslied"
  6. A
53 (publ. 1841)
#3. 14 Mar. 1839
#5. 30 Apr. 1841
#6. 1 May 1841
Variations sérieuses in D minor (pf) 54 1841
Antigone (incidental music, Sophocles) 55 10 Oct. 1841
Symphony #3 in A minor, "Scottish" 56 20 Jan. 1842
6 Songs 57 (publ. 1843)
#1. 26 July 1839
#2. 20 April 1839
#3. 7 June 1841
#4. 24 Jan. 1841
#5. 17 Oct. 1842
#6. 9 July 1844
Cello Sonata #2 in D Major 58 1842-3
6 Partsongs for mixed voices, "Im Grünen"
  1. Im Grünen
  2. Frühzeitiger Frühling (Goethe)
  3. Abschied vom Wald (Eichendorff)
  4. Die Nachtigall (Goethe)
  5. Ruhetal (Uhland)
  6. Jagdlied (Eichendorff)
59 publ. 1844
#1. 23 Nov. 1837
#2. 17 Jan. 1843
#3. 4 Mar. 1843
#4. 19 June 1843
#5. 4 Mar. 1843
#6. 5 Mar. 1843
Cantata, "Die erste Walpurgisnacht" (chorus, orch) 60 13 Feb. 1832
2nd version 1843
A Midsummer Night's Dream (incidental music, Shakespeare) 61 1842
Songs without Words, Vol. V (pf)
  1. G Major
  2. B Flat Major
  3. E minor, "Trauermarsch"
  4. G Major
  5. A minor, "Venezianisches Gondellied"
  6. "Frülingslied" (This is the famous "Spring Song")
62 (publ. 1844)
#1. 12 Jan. 1844
#2. 29 July 1843
#3. 16 Mar. 1843
#6. 1 June 1842
6 Duets 63 (publ. 1845)
#1. 3 Dec. 1836
#2. 20 May 1844
#3. March 1844
#4. 16 Oct. 1836
#5. 17 Oct. 1842
#6. 23 Jan. 1944
Violin Concerto in E minor 64 16 Sept. 1844
6 Sonatas (org):
  1. F minor/Major
  2. C minor/Major
  3. A Major
  4. B Flat Major
  5. D Major
  6. D minor/Major
65 18 Dec. 1844
21 Dec. 1844
17 Aug. 1844
2 Jan. 1845
9 Aug. 1844
27 Jan. 1845
Piano Trio #2 in C minor 66 1845
Songs without Words, Vol. VI (pf)
  1. E Flat Major
  2. F Sharp minor
  3. B Flat Major
  4. C, "Spinnerlied"
  5. B minor
  6. E
67 (publ. 1845)
#1. 29 June 1843
#2. 3 May 1845
#4. 5 May 1845
#5. 12 Jan. 1844
An die Künstler: Festgesang (male chorus, brass) 68 19 Apr. 1846
3 English Church Pieces: (solo voices, chorus)
  1. Nunc dimittis
  2. Jubilate
  3. Magnificat
69 (publ. ?1847)
#1. 12 June 1847
#2. 5 Apr. 1847
#3. 12 June 1847
Elijah (oratorio) 70 11 Aug. 1846
6 Songs 71 (publ. ?1847)
#1. 2 Dec. 1845
#2. 3 April 1845
#3. 22 Sept. 1847
#4. 3 Nov. 1842
#5. 27 July 1847
#6. 1 Oct. 1847
Kinderstücke (pf)
  1. G Major
  2. E Flat Major
  3. G Major
  4. D Major
  5. G minor
  6. F Major
72 publ. 1847
#1. 24 June 1842
#3. 21 June 1842
Lauda Sion (chorus, orch) 73 10 Feb. 1846
Athalie (incidental music, Racine) 74 12 Nov. 1845
4 Partsongs for male voices, "Wandersmann"
  1. Der frohe Wandersmann (Eichendorff)
  2. Abendständchen (Eichendorff)
  3. Trinklied (Goethe)
  4. Abschiedstafel (Eichendorff)
75 publ. 1849
#1. 8 Feb. 1844
#2. 14 Nov. 1839
#4. 29 Aug. 1844
4 Partsongs for male voices
  1. Das Lied vom braven Mann (Heine)
  2. Rheinweinlied
  3. Lied für die Deutschen in Lyon
  4. Comitat (Hoffmann von Fallersleben)
76 publ. 1848
#2. 8 Feb. 1844
#3. 8 Oct. 1846
3 Duets 77 (publ. 1848)
#1. 3 Dec. 1836
#2. 18 Jan. 1847
#3. 14 Feb. 1839
Psalm 2 (solo vv, double chorus) 78 #1 15 Dec. 1843
Psalm 43 (solo vv, double chorus) 78 #2 1 Jan. 1844
Psalm 22 (solo vv, double chorus) 78 #3 1844
6 Anthems: (double chorus)
  1. Rejoice, o ye people
  2. Thou, Lord, our refuge hast been
  3. Above all praises
  4. Lord, on our offenses
  5. Let our hearts be joyful
  6. For our offenses
79 publ. 1848
#2. 25 Dec. 1843
#3. 9 Oct. 1846
#4. 14 Feb.1844
#5. 5 Oct. 1846
#6. 18 Feb. 1844
String Quartet #6 in F minor 80 Sept. 1847
Andante in E Major (str qrt) 81 #1 1847
Scherzo in A minor (str qrt) 81 #2 1847
Capriccio in E minor (str qrt) 81 #3 5 July 1843
Fugue in E Flat Major (str qrt) 81 #4 1 Nov. 1827
Variations in E Flat Major (pf) 82 25 July 1841
Variations in B Flat Major (pf) 83 ?1841
Variations (pf. duet, arrmt of Op. 83) 83a ?1841
3 Songs (low v) 84 (publ. 1850)
#1. 5 Dec. 1831
#2. 26 Feb. 1839
#3. 25 May 1834
Songs without Words, Vol. VII (pf)
  1. F Major
  2. A minor
  3. E Flat Major
  4. D Major
  5. A Major
  6. B Flat Major
85 (publ. 1850)
#2. 9 June 1834
#4. 6 May 1845
#5. 7 May 1845
#6. 1 May 1841
6 Songs 86 (publ. 1851)
#2. 2 Dec. 1836
#3. 10 Aug. 1831
#6. 7 Oct. 1847
String Quintet #2 in B Flat Major 87 8 July 1845
6 Partsongs for mixed voices
  1. Neujahrslied
  2. Der Glückliche (Eichendorff)
  3. Hirtenlied (Uhland)
  4. Die Waldvögelein
  5. Deutschland (Geibel)
  6. Der wandernde Musikant (Eichendorff)
88 (publ. c1850)
#1. 8 Aug. 1844
#2. 20 June 1843
#3. 24 June 1839
#4. 19 June 1843
#5. ?1839-43
#6. 10 Mar. 1840
Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde(opera)
usual English translation, Son and Stranger
89 1829
Symphony #4 in A Major, "Italian" 90 13 Mar. 1833
Psalm 98 (double chorus, orch) 91 27 Dec. 1843
Allegro brillant in A Major (pf. duet) 92 23 Mar. 1841
Oedipus at Colonos (incidental music, Sophocles) 93 25 Feb. 1845
"Infelice!" (for soprano & orch.) 94 3 Apr. 1834
rev. 15 Jan. 1843
Ruy Blas Overture in C minor 95 Mar. 1839
Hymn (A, chorus, orch) 96 14 Dec. 1840
org. acc. arr. 1841
3 choruses added:
5 Jan. 1843
Christus (oratorio, unfinished) 97 ?
Loreley (opera, unfinished) 98 1847
6 Songs 99 (publ. 1852)
#1. 9 Aug. 1841
#3. ?June 1830
#4. 6 June 1841
#5. 22 Dec. 1845
#6. Sept. 1842
4 Partsongs for mixed voices
  1. Andenken
  2. Lob des Frühlings (Uhland)
  3. Frühlingslied
  4. Im Wald
100 (publ. 1852)
#1. 8 Aug. 1844
#2. 20 June 1843
#3. ?1843-4
#4. 14 June 1839
Trumpet Overture in C Major 101 4 May 1826
rev. 10 Apr. 1833
Songs without Words, Vol. VIII (pf)
  1. E minor
  2. D Major
  3. C Major
  4. G minor
  5. A, "Kinderstück"
  6. C
102 (publ. 1868)
#1. 1 June 1842
#2. 11 May 1845
#3. 12 Dec. 1845
#5. 12 Dec. 1845
Trauer-Marsch in A minor for winds 103 c8 May 1836
Prelude in B Flat Major (pf) 104 #1 9 Dec. 1836
Prelude in B minor (pf) 104 #2 12 Oct. 1836
Prelude in D Major (pf) 104 #3 27 Nov. 1836
Study in B Flat minor (pf) 104 #4 9 June 1836
Study in F Major (pf) 104 #5 21 Apr. 1834
Study in A minor (pf) 104 #6 ?1838
Sonata in G minor (pf) 105 18 Aug. 1821
Sonata in B Flat Major (pf) 106 21 May 1827
Symphony #5 in D minor, "Reformation" 107 1832
March in D Major 108 Apr. 1841
Song without Words in D Major (vc, pf) 109 ?1845
Sextet in D Major for pf, vn, 2 vas, vc, db 110 May 1824
Tu es Petrus (chorus, orch) 111 1827
2 Sacred Songs 112 (publ. 1868)
Concert Piece in D minor (clar, basset hn, pf) 113 19 Jan. 1833
Concert Piece in F minor (clar, basset hn, pf) 114 Jan. 1833
2 Sacred Choruses: (male voices)
  1. Beati mortui
  2. Perti autem
115 ?1833
Funeral Song, "Sahst du ihn herniederschweben" (mixed voices) 116 8 July 1845
Song without Words in E minor, "Albumblatt" (pf) 117 ?1837
Capriccio in E Major (pf) 118 11 July 1837
Perpetuum mobile in C Major (pf) 119 ?
4 Partsongs for male voices
  1. Jagdlied (Walter Scott)
  2. Morgengruß des Thüringischen Sängerbundes
  3. Im Süden
  4. Zigeunerlied (Goethe)
120 (publ. c1873)
#1. 27 Nov. 1837
#2. 20 Feb. 1847
#3. 24 Nov. 1837
Responsorium et hymnus (male vv, cello, orch) 121 5 Feb. 1833

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