Composers, a list of websites

Composers, a list of websites. Bach, Bernstein, Beethoven, Bizet…



Babbitt, Milton

Milton Babbitt IRCAM entry.

Bach, Johann Sebastian

BachBach, Johann Sebastian. J S Bach Homepage. J S Bach midi files.
J. S. Bach midi files and MP3 sound files. Classical Archives
chive, Leipzig
J S Bach, Wikipedia entry.
Free scores of music by Johann Sebastian Bach at IMSLP.
Sheet music archive; Bach
Festivals of music by Bach.
Johann Sebastian Bach YouTube videos.
The Bach Cantatas Website (BCW)
A comprehensive site covering all aspects of J.S. Bach’s cantatas and his other vocal works. The BCW contains discussions and detailed discographies of each cantata and other vocal works, performers and general topics.
Canon and Fugue. An analysis of canons and fugues. The Well Tempered Clavier, The Art of the Fugue.
Riemenschneider Bach Institute
J S Bach Instrumental Works, midi sound files. Sinfonia, Two Part Inventions/Three Part Inventions. 
J. S, Bach piano music, downloadable scores from Virtual Sheet Music.
J S Bach Midi Files. Kunst der Fuge
J S Bach. Toccata e Fuga BWV 565-Karl Richter. YouTube
Mass in B minor. Wikipedia entry
J.S.Bach. French Suites. Andras Schiff

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

C. P. E. Bach Tribute Page
C. P. E.  Bach. List of works.
C. P. E. Bach. Historical background.

Bach, Johann Christian

Bach, Johann Christian. J. C.  Bach repertoire list.
J.C. Bach. Background historical information.
J.C. Bach Operas

Bantock, Sir Granville

Sir Granville Bantock. Wikipedia entry.

Barber, Samuel

Samuel Barber
Samuel Barber. Wikipedia entry
Capricorn, the French Samuel Barber Society
Barber, Samuel. Overview and repertoire list.

Bartók, Belá

Bela Bartok Museum, Budapest.
Bela Bartok. Wikipedia entry.
Bela Bartok. Life and background.

Bax, Sir Arnold

Arnold Bax. Wikipedia
Arnold Bax. Free scores by Arnold Bax

Beethoven, Ludwig van

beethovenLudwig van Beethoven. Beethoven com. Live Beethoven.
Ira F. Brilliant Collection, American Beethoven Society
Beethoven Depot. Discussion, pictures, letters, symphonies, midi files.
Beethoven the Magnificent Master.
Biography and history, essays, forum, pictures and catalog of works.
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin . Beethoven Digital.Digitale Abbildungen der 9. Sinfonie
Beethoven portraits, engravings and drawings. A Beethoven website by Dominique Prevot.
iPad. Beethoven’s 9th Symphony on ipad.
Beethoven’s 9th Symphony on iPad lets you listen, understand and immerse yourself in Beethoven’s symphony. Listen to four legendary recordings and switch seamlessly between them with a touch, at any point in the music.
Beethoven, Wikipedia entry.
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
Official website, with digital archives of manuscripts and letters.
Beethoven Depot
Catalog of works; MIDI collection; message board and chat room; Beethoven pictures; biography; mailing list; Beethoven webring.
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven at Project Gutenburg.
Beethoven. The Unheard Beethoven. Midi music download of unplayed or seldom played Beethoven manuscripts.
List of compositions by Ludwig van Beethoven. Wikipedia
List of works by Ludwig van Beethoven; free public domain sheet music, IMSLP, Petrucci Music Library.
Lectures by Andras Schiff on the Beethoven piano sonatas. The Guardian
Appassionata piano sonata, an analysis by Andras Schiff.
Appassionata analysis, history and content.
A lecture by András Schiff on Beethoven’s piano sonata op. 13 (Pathétique)
Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven, Wikipedia entry,
Symphony No. 9, the original manuscript. Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin.
LvB and More. The Daily Beethoven, a blog.
A short animated autograph score to the beginning of the 6th (Pastoral) Symphony.

Benda, Georg (Anton) Jiri Antonin

Benda, Georg (Anton) Jirí Antonin

Bennett, Richard Rodney

Richard Rodney Bennett, Wikipedia entry.

Berg, Alban

Alban Berg. Free music scores.
Alban Berg. Pytheas Center for Contemporary Music
Alban Berg. Wikipedia
Alban Berg. Excerpts from sound archives of works by Berg.
Alban Berg. Biography and wrosk. UE
The Lied and Art Song Texts Page created and maintained by Emily Ezust.
Free scores by Alban Berg. IMSCLP
Alban Berg. Bio, Albums, Online Music, Pictures. Naxos Classical Music.

Berio, Luciano

Luciano Berio. Médiathèque de l’Ircam, Paris
Luciano Berio. Discography, background, bio, web links.
Luciano Berio, Wikipedia entry.
Sinfonia. YouTube

Berlioz, Hector

The Hector Berlioz Website. Regularly updated news, performances of his music; recordings, reviews and other contributions from regular visitors to the site.
Festival Berlioz
Hector Berlioz, Wikipedia entry.
Hector Berlioz. Musée Berlioz

Bernstein, Leonard

The Leonard Bernstein Collection.The Library of Congress Music Division.
Music and literary manuscripts, correspondence. 85 photographs,177 scripts from The Young People’s Concerts, 74 scripts from the Thursday Evening Previews and over1,100 pieces of correspondence. Includes original page images.
Leonard Bernstein Official Site
Article on Bernstein by Peter Gutmann.
Bernstein Photo Gallery
Library of Congress Bernstein Collection
West Side Story manuscript archives at The Library of Congress.
West Side Story official site.
Making West Side Story. YouTube video
Candide manuscripts, scores and letters.
Candide, Wikipedia entry.
Candide. LIve performance in London, with Leonard Bernstein conducting. YouTube video
Leonard Bernstein, Wikipedia entry.
Pacific Music Festival, Japan.
Tanglewood Music Festival
Candide Overture: Leonard Bernstein conducting. YouTube

Berwald, Franz

Franz Berwald. AllMusic
Franz Berwald. Bio, Albums, Pictures. Naxos
Franz Berwald. Wikipedia

Bilber, Heinrich (Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber)

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber. A Heinrich Biber Homepage
Heinrich Biber

Bingen, Hildegard von

Blessed Hildegard of Bingen. Hildegard von Bingen Homepage
Hildegard of Bingen. Lyrics in Latin and English
Hildegard von Bingen, Wikipedia entry.

Bizet, Georges

Georges Bizet, Wikipedia entry.
Scores by Bizet, free to download.
Free scores by Bizet. IMSLP
Free scores by Georges Bizet. CPDL
Free scores. WIMA
Free scores. Mutopia Project

Boccherini, Luigi

Luigi Boccherini. Wikipedia
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
Association Luigi Boccherini

Bolcom, William

William Bolcom website.

Boulez, Pierre

Pierre Boulez. Sony Classical entry.
Pierre Boulez, Wikipedia entry.
Pierre Boulez. IRCAM entry. Biography, catalogue and audio extracts.
Pierre Boulez: 10 key works, selected by Tom Service
Pierre Boulez, Composer and Conductor. New York Times
Pierre Boulez  Biography. Deutsche Grammophon

Boyce, William

William Boyce. Free scores by William Boyce.
William Boyce, Wikipedia entry. 

Brahms, Johannes

Johannes Brahms sound files.
Johannes Brahms, Wikipedia entry.
Johannes Brahms. American Brahms Society
Johannes Brahms. Discography. ClassicalNet
Brahms Institut
The Lied and Art Song Texts Page created and maintained by Emily Ezust.
Free scores of music by Brahms, IMSLP
Symphony no. 1. Scores and audio files.
Symphony no. 2. Scores and audio files.
Symphony no. 3. Scores and audio files.
Symphony no. 4 Scores and audio files.

Brian, Havergal

Havergal Brian Society Official Website
Havergal Brian. Wikipedia
Havergal Brian. Classical Net

Bridge, Frank

Frank Bridge. Biography, works, essays, documents.
Frank Bridge, Wikipedia entry.
Frank Bridge. Texts to songs.

Britten, Benjamin

Benjamin Britten dedicated website.
Britten 100. Celebrating the Britten anniversary in 2013.
Benjamin Britten, Wikipedia entry.
Britten-Pears Foundation, with the Britten archive.
Benjamin Britten on YouTube.
Benjamin Britten and his Festival, a documentary on YouTube.
Benjamin Briten. Boosey and Hawkes music publishers.
Benjamin Britten, a biography.
Photo essay on Britten’s childhood home.
Benjamin Britten Twitter page.
News about Benjamin Britten from The Guardian.

Bruckner, Anton

Anton Bruckner. A Shrine to his Life and Work
Anton Bruckner, Wikipedia entry.
Bruckner and Mahler, by Bruno Walter.
Anton Bruckner. A directory of the recordings of Bruckner’s symphonies and orchestral

Anton Bruckner. An article (35 pages) by Aart van der Wal on Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9, unfinished finale.
Anton Bruckner. Free scores by Anton Bruckner at the International Music Score Library Project

Busoni, Ferrucio

Ferrucio Busoni Homepage.
Ferrucio Busoni repertoire list.
Ferruccio Busoni. Wikipedia
Ferruccio Busoni Biography & History. AllMusic
George Butterworth, Wikipedia entry.

Buxtehude, Dietrich

Dieterich Buxtehude, Wikipedia entry.
Dietrich Buxtehude audio files.
Dietrich Buxtehude. The International Dieterich Buxtehude Society
Dietrich Buxtehude sound files. Werner Icking Music Archive