LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Works by Opus Number

Compiled by Gary D. Evans

Last Updated: March 11, 2017 10:48 AM

OPUS
TITLE / INFORMATION
DATE
Begun
DATE
Completed
MISC. INFO
1 #1
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello #1 in Eb
1792
1794
Dates uncertain
1 #2
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello #2 in G
1792
1794
Dates uncertain
1 #3
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello #3 in c
1792
1794
Dates uncertain
2 #1
Sonata #1 in f
1796
Ded. To Haydn
2 #2
Sonata #1 in A
1796
Ded. To Haydn
2 #3
Sonata #1 in C (Finale)
1796
Ded. To Haydn
3
String trios E
1792
1795
Dates uncertain
4
Quintet for Strings in Eb, Re-composition of Octet op. 103
1795
Dates uncertain
5 #1
Sonata for Cello #1 in F, Mozart Var.
5/1796
7/1796
Composed in Berlin for court cellist Duport
5 #2
Sonata for Cello #2 in g, Handel Var.
5/1796
7/1796
Composed in Berlin for court cellist Duport
6
Sonata for Piano Duet (#3?) in D
1796
1797
Dates uncertain
7
Sonata #4 in Eb
1796
1797
Ded to Countess Keglevics
8
Serenade for Viola, Violin and Cello in D
1796
1797
 
9 #1
Trio for Strings in G
1796
1798
 
9 #2
Trio for Strings in D
1796
1798
 
9 #3
Trio for Strings in c
1796
1798
 
10 #1
Sonata #5 in c
1796
1798
Ded to Countess Browne
10 #2
Sonata #6 in F
1796
1798
Ded to Countess Browne
10 #3
Sonata #7 in D
1796
1798
Ded to Countess Browne
11
Trio for Clarinet in Bb
1797
1798
Ded to Cntess Maria Wilhelmine von Thun
12 #1
Violin Sonata #1 in D
1798
 
12 #2
Violin Sonata #2 in A
1798
 
12 #3
Violin Sonata #3 in E
1798
 
13
Sonata #8 in c, Pathétique
1798
1799
To Prince Lichnowsky
14 #1
Sonata #9 in E
4/1798
7/1798
To Baroness Braun
14 #2
Sonata #10 in G
1798
1799
To Baroness Braun
15
Piano Concerto #1 in C
?1795
?1798
To Princess Barbara Odescalchi [Rev 1800]
16 #1
Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon in Eb ???
5/1796
7/1796
 
16 #2
Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon in Eb ???
5/1796
7/1796
 
17
Sonata for Horn and pianoforte in F
1800
To Baroness Braun
18 #1
Quartet #1 in F, "Lobkowitz Quartet"
8/1798
1800
 
18 #2
Quartet #1 in G, "Lobkowitz Quartet"
1798
1800
 
18 #3
Quartet #1 in D, "Lobkowitz Quartet"
1798
1800
 
18 #4
Quartet #1 in c, "Lobkowitz Quartet"
1798
1800
 
18 #5
Quartet #1 in F, "Lobkowitz Quartet"
1798
1800
 
18 #6
Quartet #1 in A, "Lobkowitz Quartet"
1798
1800
 
19
Piano Concerto #2 in Bb
1798?
1801
To Carl Nicklas Edler van Nickelsberg
20
Septet for Violin, Viola, Clarinet., Horn, Bassoon, Cello & Double Bass Eb
1798
1800
Theme from op49#2
21
Symphony #1 in C
1799
1800
To Baron van Swieten
22
Sonata #11 in Bb
1799
1800
Ded to Count Browne
23
Violin Sonata #4 in a (Mozart Variations)
1800
 
24
Violin Sonata #5 in F (Spring Sonata)
1800
 
25
Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D
1795
1796
 
26
Sonata #12 in Ab
1800
1801
Ded Prince Lichnowsky [3'd mvmnt arg'd for Funeral March WoO96]
27 #1
Sonata #13 in Eb, (Sonata quasi una fantasia Sonata)
1800
1801
Ded Princess von Liechtenstein
27 #2
Sonata #14 in #c, (Sonata quasi una fantasia) "Moonlight"
1801
Ded Countess Guicciardi
28
Sonata #15 in D, Pastoral Sonata
1801
Ded to Joseph Sonnenfels
29
Quintet for Strings in C
1801
Ded to Count Fries
30 #1
Violin Sonata #6 in A
1802
Ded to Czar Alexander I of Russia
30 #2
Violin Sonata #7 in c
1802
Ded to Czar Alexander I of Russia
30 #3
Violin Sonata #8 in G (Allegro Vivace)
1802
Ded to Czar Alexander I of Russia
31 #1
Sonata #16 in G
1801
1802
Commissioned by publisher
31 #2
Sonata #17 in d
1801
1802
Commissioned by publisher
31 #3
Sonata #18 in Eb
1801
1802
Commissioned by publisher
32
Song, "An die Hoffnung"
1805
thru composed. [Christoph August Tiedge] Strophic, later vers.op 94
33
7 Bagatelle
1782?
1802
 
34
6 Variations in F, on original theme
1802
Ded to Princess Odescalchi
35
15 variations in Eb on a theme for fuga [Eroica variations]
1802
 
36
Symphony #2 in D
1801
1802
Dec to Prince Lichnowsky
36 (piano)
Trio for Piano (see notes)
1805
Arrangement of Symphony #2 in D
37
Piano Concerto #3 in c
1800
1803
To Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia [rediscovered in Poland after WWII]
38
Trio for Piano, Clarinet or Violin and Cello in Eb
1802
1803
Arrangement of Septet op. 20
39
2 Preludes for Organ or Piano through all 12 major keys #1 and #2 in C
1789
Published 1803
40
Romance #1 in G for Violin and Orchestra
1800
1802
 
41
Serenade for pianoforte and flute and violin in D
1802
1803
Arrangement of Serenade op. 25
42
Nocturne for pianoforte and viola in D
1802
1803
Arrangement of op. 8
43
Ballet: Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus)
1800
1801
 
44
Trio for Piano, #9 in Eb (14 variations)
1792
 
45 #1
March for Pianoforte duet in C
8/1803
 
45 #2
March for Pianoforte duet in Eb
8/1803
 
45 #3
March for Pianoforte duet in D
8/1803
 
46
Song, "Adelaide" [Friedrich von Matthisson]
11/1796
 
47
Violin Sonata #9 in A (Kreutzer Sonata)
1802
1803
 
48 #1
Song, "Bitten"
1801
1802
Christian Fürchtegott Gellert-"Gott,deine Güte reicht so weit"
48 #2
Song, "Die Liebe des Nächsten"
1801
1802
C.F.Gellert-"Die Liebe des Nächsten'So jemand spricht'"
48 #3
Song, "Vom Tode"
1801
1802
Christian Fürchtegott Gellert-"Meine Lebenszeit verstreicht"
48 #4
Song, "Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur"
1801
1802
C.F. Gellert-"Die Himmel rühmen"
48 #5
Song, "Gottes Macht und Vorsehung"
1801
1802
Christian Fürchtegott Gellert-"Gott ist mein Lied"
48 #6
Song, "Busslied"
1801
1802
Christian Fürchtegott Gellert-"An dir allein"
48 #7
Song, "Sechs Leider nach gedichten von Gellert"
1801
1802
C.F. Gellert
48 #8
Song, "Sechs Geistliche Lieder"
1801
1802
C.F. Gellert
49 #1
Sonata #19 in g
c 1797?
 
49 #2
Sonata #20 in G
1796
 
50
Romance #2 in F for Violin and Orchestra
c 1798
 
51 #1
Rondo in C
1797
 
51 #2
Rondo in G
1802
 
52 #1
Song, "Urians Reise um die Welt" [Matthias Claudius]
1792
1803
 
52 #2
Song, "Feuerfarb" [Sophie Mereau]
1792
1803
 
52 #3
Song, "Das Liedchen von der Ruhe" [Wilhelm Ueltzen]
1792
1803
 
52 #4
Song, "Maigesang" [Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]
1792
1803
 
52 #5
Song, "Mollys Abschied" [Gottfried August Bürger]
1792
1803
 
52 #6
Song, "Die Liebe" [Gotthold Ephraim Lessing]
1792
1803
 
52 #7
Song, "Marmotte" [Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]
1792
1803
 
52 #8
Song, "Das Blümchen Wunderhold" [Gottfried August Bürger]
1792
1803
 
53
Sonata #21 in C, Waldstein sonata
11/1803
12/1803
To Ct Waldstein [WoO 57 used as 2'd mvmt]
54
Sonata #22 in F
4/1804
9/1804
 
55
Symphony #3 in Eb (Sinfonia Eroica)
6/1803
10/1803
To Prince Lobkowitz, org. Napoleon
56
Concerto for Piano, Violin & Cello in C (Triple Concerto)
1804
To Archduke Rudolph
57
Sonata #23 in f, Appassionata
1804
1805
To Count Brunsvik
58
Piano Concerto #4 in G
c 1804-6
To Archduke Rudolph
59 #1
Quartet #7 in F, "Razumoviski" quartets
1805
1806
 
59 #2
Quartet #8 in e, "Razumoviski" quartets
1805
1806
 
59 #3
Quartet #9 in C, "Razumoviski" quartets
1805
1806
 
60
Symphony #4 in Bb
Sum1806
Composed for Count Oppersdorff; paid 500 fl.
61
Violin Concerto D
1806
To Stephen von Breuning
61 piano
Piano Conc. in D, [arrangement of Violin Concerto in D above]
1806
To Julie von Breuning. Possibly started by B. and completed by another.
62
Coriolan in c, Ded.
1807
To Heinrich Collin, author of tragedy it is based on
63
* Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in Eb.
1806
[*arr by unknown person]
64
* Sonata in Eb for Cello and Piano
pub. 1807
[*arr from Str Quintet op. by someone else]
65
Scena and aria (for soprano voice and orchestra), "Ah! perfido"
1796
 
66
Var.'s in F for Pianoforte & Cello on,"Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen"
?1796
from Mozart's Magic Flute
67
Symphony #5 in c (Fate)
1804
1808
To Prc Lobkowitz & Ct Razumovsky
68
Symphony #6 in f (Pastoral)
Spr1808
Sum1808
To Prc Lobkowitz & Ct Razumovsky
69
Sonata for Cello and pianoforte #3 in A
1807
1808
To Baron Gleichenstein
70 #1
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello #4 in D "Ghost Trio"
1808
 
70 #2
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello #5 in Eb
1808
 
71
Sextet for Winds in Eb
1796
 
72 a
Leonora 2
1805
 
72 b
Leonora 3
1806
 
72 c
Fidelio
1814
 
73
Piano Concerto #5 in Eb (Emperor)
1809
 
74
Quartet #10 Eb, Harp quartet
1809
 
75 #1
Song, "Mignons Lied" [Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]
1809
 
75 #2
Song, "Neue Liebe, neues Leben" [Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]
1809
 
75 #3
Song, "Aus Goethes Faust"[Johann Wolfgang v. Goethe-"Es war einmal einKönig"]
1809
 
75 #4
Song, "Gretels Warnung" [Gerhard Anton von Halem-"Mit Liebesblick und Speil"]
1809
 
75 #5
Song, "An den fernen Geliebten" [Christian Ludwig Reissig -"Einst wohnten süsse Ruh"]
1809
 
75 #6
Song, "Der Zurfriedene" [Christian Ludwig Reissig -"Zwar schuf das Glück"]
1809
 
76
6 variations over own theme in D
1809
Later used for Ruins of Athens, Turkish march
77
Fantasia in g
1809
To Count Brunsvik. Com'd by Clementi
78
Sonata #24 in #F
1809
To Therese Brunsvik, Com'd by Clementi
79
Sonata #25 in G
1809
Com'd by Clementi
80
Coral Fantasy for Piano,Chorus and Orchestra
12/1808
To King Maximilian Joseph of Bavaria
81 a
Sonata #26 in bE, Les adieux, Das Lebewohl
1809
1810
To Archduke Rudolf
81 b
Sextet for Horns and Strings in Eb
1795?
 
82 #1
Song, "Hoffnung" [?Author-"Dimmi, ben mio"]
1796
1809
 
82 #2
Song, "Liebes-Klage" [Pietro Metastasio-"T'intendo, si, mio cor"]
1796
1809
 
82 #3
Song, "L'amante impatiente" arietta buffa [Pietro Metastasio-"Che fa il mio bene"]
1796
1809
 
82 #4
Song, "L'amante impatiente" arietta buffa [Pietro Metastasio-"Che fa il mio bene"]
1796
1809
 
82 #5
Song "Lebens-Genuss" [[Pietro Metastasio"Odi l'aura che dolci sospira"]
1796
1809
 
83 #1
Song, "Wonne der Wehmut" ("Trocknet night")
1810
 
83 #2
Song, "Sehnsucht" ("Was zieht mir das Herz")
1810
 
83 #3
Song, "Mit einem gemalten Band" ("Kleine Blumen")
1810
 
84
Egmont
1809
1810
 
85
Oratorio, Christ on the Mount of Olives
1803
Pub 1812 by Breitkopf & Hartel; Com'ed by Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy in 1800. Changed in 1807 to 3 hymns & perf. 9/13/1807; the Sunday following Princess Maria Josepha Hermenegild of Liechtenstein's name day. Next perf. at the Theater an der Wein 12/22/1808 along with the premier perf. of the 5th & 6th symphonies, the G major Piano Concerto, & Choral Fantasy.
86
Mass in C
1807
 
87
Trio for Winds in C
c 1795
 
88
Song, "Das Glück der Freundschaft"
1803
[Author?-"Der lebt ein Leben wonniglich"]
89
Polonaise in C
c12/1814
Comp for Emp.of Russia, in Vienna for the Congress
90
Sonata #27 in e
c 6/1814
To Count Lichnowsky
91
Victory of Wellington in Eb
sum1813
aut1813
To Prince Regent
92
Symphony #7 in A
1811
1812
To Count Fries
93
Symphony #8 in F
1811
1812
[No dedication]
94
Song, "An die Hoffnung" [Christoph August Tiedge-"Ob ein Gott sei"]
1813
1815
 
95
Quartet #11 f    ("Quartetto Serioso")
1810
To Nikolaus Zmeskall; B. advised this was for musicians, not the public.
96
Violin Sonata #10 in G (Mozart Variations)
1812
written for Rode who performed it 12/29/1812
97
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello #6 in Bb "Archduke"
1810
1811
 
98
Song, , An die ferne Geliebte "To the Distant Beloved"
c 4/1816
(six poems by A. Jeitteles )
99
Song, "Der Mann von Wort" [Friedrich August Kleinschmid-"Du sagtest, Freund"]
5/1816
 
100
Song, "Merkenstein" [Johann Baptist Rupprecht]
1814
1815
 
101
Sonata #28 in A
c4/1816
c11/1816
To Baroness Ertmann
102 #1
Sonata for Cello #4 in C
5/1815
7/1815
 
102 #2
Sonata for Cello #5 in D
8/1815
1815
 
103
Octet for Winds in Eb
11/1792
Written in Bonn then rev. in Vienna 1793. Later recomposed as op 4
104
String Quintet in c
8/4/1817
(arr. of op. 1#3) arranged by Kaufmann and corrected by Beethoven
105
6 Themes w/ variations for Pianoforte with flute or violin accomp. Ad libitum
1817
1818
 
106
Sonata #29 in Bb, Hammerklaver Sonata
aut 1817
1817
Ded to Archduke Rudolf
107
10 Themes w/ variations for Pianoforte with flute or violin accomp. Ad libitum
1817
1818
 
108
25 Scottish songs w/ pianoforte, violin and cello accomp
pub:1816
Note: Familiar - Bach French Suite #6 in E, BWV817: IV.
109
Sonata #30 in E
1820
To Maximiliane Brentano; com'd by publisher
110
Sonata #31 in Ab
1821
1822
Commissioned by publisher
111
Sonata #32 in c
1821
1822
To Archduke Rudolf. Com'd by publisher
112
Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt", for chorus w/ orchestral accomp
3/3/1813
1815
 
113
Die Ruinen von Athen
1811
[Play by von Kotzebue]
114
March w/ chorus from "Die Ruinen von Athen"
1811
arranged for "Die Weihe des Hauses
115
Zur Namensfeier
1815
To Prince Radziwill
116
Trio for soprano, tenor & bass w/ orchestral accomp "Tremate, empi, tremate"
1814
**? Solo**? Solo
117
König Stephan, [including overture]
1811
Play by von Kotzebue
118
Elegischer Gesang (Elegiac Song)
7/1814
for performance 8/5/1814
119
11 Bagatelle in g, c, D, A, c, G, C, C, a, A, Bb
1820
1823
 
120
33 variations over waltz by Anton Diabelli
1816
To Antonie Brentano
121 a
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello #10 in G
1824
[var.'s on "Ich bin der Schneider", by Kakadu]
121 b
Song, "Opferlied" for soprano, chorus and orch
1822
1823
 
122
Song, "Bundeslied" for voices w/ wind instrument accompaniment
1819
1823
 
123
Missa Solemnis in D
1822
 
124
Die Weihe des Hauses (Consecration of the House)
1822
 
125
Symphony #9 in d (Choral Symphony)
1822
1824
To King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia
126
6 Bagatelle in G, g, Eb, b, G, Eb
1823
 
127
Quartet #12 E
1824
1825
 
128
Arietta "Der Kuss" [Christian Felix Weisse-"Ich war bei Chloen ganz allein"]
11/1822
12/1822
First sketched 1798
129
Rondo a capriccio G, "Die Wut über den verlorenen Groschen"
1795
[not completed]
130
Quartet #13 B
1825
1826
Ded to Prince Nikolas Galitzin
131
Quartet #14 #c
1825
1826
Ded to Baron Joseph von Stutterheim
132
Quartet #15 a
1825
Ded to Prince Nikolas Galitzin. Molto Adagio "Heiliger Dankgesang" composed 5/1825
133
 
1825
originally the finale in op.130
134
Pianoforte duet in Bb (Fuge for piano)
1826
Arrangement by Beethoven of op 133
135
Quartet #16 F, "Serious"
1826
After Sonata, op. 14 #1; 1st perf. 3/23/1828 [Ded to Johann Wolfmayer] [Theme of 3'd mvment orig. assoc. w/ finale of op. 131]
136
Cantata for four solo voices, chorus and orchestra "Der glorreiche Augenblick"
10/1814
11/1814
 
137
Fugue in D for string quintet
11/28/1817
 
138
Leonora 1 in C
1805