Adolphe Adam

Adolphe Adam Sheet Music

  • Born
    24th July 1803
  • Died
    3rd May 1856
  • Birthplace
    Paris, France

Adolphe Charles Adam (Known as Adolphe Adam) was a French composer and music critic. A prolific composer of operas and ballets, he is best known today for his ballets Giselle (1841) and Le corsaire (1856, his last work), his operas Le postillon de Lonjumeau (1836), Le toréador (1849) and Si j'étais roi (1852) and his Christmas carol Minuit, chrétiens! (1844), later set to different English lyrics and widely sung as "O Holy Night" (1847). Adam was a noted teacher, who taught Delibes and other influential composers.

Title Form Instrument
Giselle Ballet Orchestra
Grisélidis Ballet Orchestra
La fille du Danube Ballet Orchestra
Les orgues-mélodium d'Alexandre, père et fils Books Organ
Capriccio sur un choral protestant, Op.100 Caprice Piano
Cantique de Noël Christmas Carols Solo Instrument and Piano
Gallop des drapeaux Galop Piano
Cagliostro Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Giralda Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
If I were King Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
La poupée de Nuremberg Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le bijou perdu Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le brasseur de Preston Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le chalet Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le corsaire Opera / Operetta Orchestra
Le farfadet Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le fidèle berger Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le postillon de Lonjumeau Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le toréador Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Les pantins de Violette Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra