Classical Sheet Music

The Classical period of Western academic music is usually accepted to range from around 1750 to the late 1810's. It followed from the Baroque period and was in turn succeeded by the Romantic era. Music became generally lighter in terms of textural density, emphasizing elegance in place of the Baroque's serious and dramatic delivery. This resulted in a clearer tonal structure emerging from compositions. Though the style became arguably less passionate, the use of contrast became more pronounced than before. Instrumental music gained importance, and the orchestra grew in size and consolidated, approximating its modern form. The harpsichord was eventually replaced by the pianoforte, and many solo and chamber genres emerged, of which the sonata developed the most. In general terms, the Classical period can be defined as the time when most of the modern musical concepts consolidated. The best known composers from this period are Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Franz Schubert; other notable names include Muzio Clementi, Antonio Salieri, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and Christoph Willibald Gluck. Beethoven, and sometimes Schubert, have been traditionally regarded as transitional figures between the Classical and Romantic periods. The term 'classical music' is often used colloquially to define all Western academic music.

Title Composer Form Instrument
12 Hymns and 4 Anthems, Op.1 Hugh Bond Anthem Voice(s) and Instruments
A Sacred Repository of Anthems and Hymns Henry Clay Blin Anthem Solo voice(s)
Behold, how good and joyful John Clarke-Whitfeld Anthem Choir and Instrument
Cherubic Hymn No.5 Dmytro Bortniansky Anthem Solo voice(s)
Cherubic Hymn No.6 Dmytro Bortniansky Anthem Choir
Cherubic Hymns Nos.1-7 Dmytro Bortniansky Anthem Choir
Christ Being Raised from the Dead Samuel Webbe Anthem Choir and Instrument
Das Kaiserlied, Hob.XXVIa:43 Franz Joseph Haydn Anthem Voice(s) and Piano
Hymno lusitano, Op.10 João Domingos Bomtempo Anthem Voice(s) and Orchestra
I will lift up mine eyes John Clarke-Whitfeld Anthem Choir and Instrument
In Jewry is God known John Clarke-Whitfeld Anthem Choir and Instrument
Inno alla Madonna del Sasso Daniel Léo Simpson Anthem Choir
Jam Sol Recedit Igneus Bartolomeo Felici Anthem Organ
Lofsöngur Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson Anthem Choir
Now is Christ risen from the dead John Fawcett Anthem Choir and Orchestra
O God, Who by the Leading of a Star Thomas Attwood Anthem Choir
The Lord's Prayer Thomas Cooke Anthem Choir and Instrument
The Norfolk Harmony Samuel Capen Anthem Choir
2 Arias, WoO 91 Ludwig van Beethoven Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Orchestra
3 Italian Airs With Variations, Op.9 Matteo Carcassi Aria / Arietta Guitar
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Popular composers Ludwig van Beethoven · Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart · Franz Schubert · Various · Felix Mendelssohn · Georg Friedrich Händel · Isaac Albéniz · Franz Joseph Haydn · Camille Saint-Saëns · Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach · Gioachino Antonio Rossini · Niccolò Paganini · Luigi Boccherini · Christoph Willibald Gluck · Bedřich Smetana · Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga · Charles-Valentin Alkan · Jean-Philippe Rameau · Muzio Clementi · Carl Czerny · Carl Maria von Weber · John Field · Anton Reicha · Michel Rondeau · Pietro Locatelli · Conradin Kreutzer · Francesco Molino · Mauro Giuliani · Baldassare Galuppi · Tommaso Giordani · Ferruccio Busoni · Fernando Sor · Bécourt · Johann Baptist Vanhal · Johann Christian Bach · Ferdinando Carulli · Franz Strauss · Domenico Cimarosa · Friedrich Kuhlau · Carl Fischer · Johann Nepomuk Hummel · Matteo Carcassi · Michael Haydn · Claude-Bénigne Balbastre · Benedetto Marcello · Carl Friedrich Abel · Johann Anton Filtz · Dionisio Aguado y García · Wilhelm Friedemann Bach · Giovanni Battista Viotti
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