Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

Aaron Copland School of Music

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All faculty can be reached via email, and individual appointments can arranged between students and faculty.

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Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday - 9:00 - 5:00 (Remote)

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Senior Music Literature List

Click on any red text to listen to that piece. The audio will play in the player at the bottom of the window. For best performance, use the latest version of Chrome or Firefox.

You may also download all Senior files in MP3 format as one ZIP file (file size: 1.11 GB). These files will show the composer and track titles when played on your device.

Scores of most of these can be found online at IMSLP. Search there via composition or composer. Remember that some things might be listed under a foreign title (e.g., Le Sacre du Printemps for The Rite of Spring).

Scores may be found, also, by searching the CUNY library search engine. Advanced search, with minimal information entered, is usually the best way to use this engine. The library staff will, of course, be willing and able to provide help should you require it.


Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)


Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)

  • Hippolyte et Aricie (1733): Prologue and Act I:


Johann Sebastien Bach (1685-1750)

  • Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (1749):
  • Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21 (1713):


Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)

  • Essercizi (1754):


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

  • Viola Quintet in G minor, K. 516 (1787): I, II, III, IV


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)


Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

  • String Quintet in C, D. 956 (1828): I, II, III, IV


Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

  • Tristan und Isolde (1859):


Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

  • Rigoletto (1851), Act III:
  • Otello (1887), Act I:


Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

  • Symphony no. 9 in D minor (1894): I, II, III


Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)

  • Boris Godunov (1873): Prologue:


Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

  • Enigma Variations, op. 36 (1899):


Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)


Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

  • Gaspard de la nuit (1908):
  • Chanson madécasses (1926):


Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

  • String Quartet no. 2 in F-sharp minor, op. 10 (1908):


Béla Bartók (1881-1945)

  • String Quartet no. 4 (1928): I, II, III, IV, V

  • Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (1936): I, II, III, IV


Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

  • Requiem Canticles (1966):


Anton Webern (1883-1945)

  • Concerto, op. 24 (1934): I, II, III


Edgard Varèse (1883-1965)


Alban Berg (1885-1935)

  • Violin Concerto ("to the memory of an angel") (1935): I, II


Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

  • Piano Sonata no. 7, op. 83 (1942): I, II, III


George Gershwin (1898-1937)

  • Porgy and Bess (1935), Act I, Scene I:


Luigi Dallapiccola (1904-1975)


Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

  • Symphony no. 5 in d minor, op. 47 (1937): I, II, III, IV


Elliott Carter (1908-2012)


Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

  • Quartet for the End of Time (1941):


Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

  • Four Sea Interludes (from Peter Grimes), op. 33a (1945):


George Perle (1915-2009)


Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001)