List of works by Joseph Bologne Saint-Georges

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Contents

Published Works

Opus Title Contents Scoring Published Notes
Op.1 6 String Quartets Quartet I in C major, G.002

Quartet II in E major, G.003
Quartet III in G minor, G.004
Quartet IV in C minor, G.005
Quartet V in G minor, G.006
Quartet VI in D major, G.007

2 Violins, Viola, Cello 1773 (Sieber) Probably composed around 1770-71.
Op.1a 3 Sonatas Sonata I in B major, G.076

Sonata II in A major, G.077
Sonata III in G minor, G.078

Harpsichord/Fortepiano and Violin 1791 (Le Duc)
Op.2 2 Violin Concerti Concerto I in G major, G.025

Concerto II in D major, G.026

Violin and Orchestra 1773 (Bailleux) Premiere: Winter 1772-73, Hôtel de Soubise
Op.3 2 Violin Concerti Concerto I in D major, G.027

Concerto II in C major, G.028

Violin and Orchestra 1774 (Bailleux)
Op.4 2 Violin Concerti Concerto I in D major, G.029

Concerto II in D major

Violin and Orchestra 1774 (Bailleux) No.1 mistakenly republished by Pleyel as Op. Posth. No. 2.
Op.5 2 Violin Concerti Concerto I in C major, G.031

Concerto II in A major, G.032

Violin and Orchestra 1775 (Bailleux)
Op.6 2 Symphonies Concertantes Symphonie Concertante I in C major, G.037

Symphonie Concertante II in B major, G.038

2 Violins (or Violin, Cello) and Orchestra 1775 (Bailleux)
Op.7 2 Violin Concerti Concerto I in A major, G.039

Concerto II in B major, G.040

Violin and Orchestra 1777 (Bailleux)
Op.8 2 Violin Concerti Concerto I in D major

Concerto II in G major, G.050

Violin and Orchestra 1777? (Bailleux)
Op.9 2 Symphonies Concertantes Symphonie Concertante I in C major, G.065

Symphonie Concertante II in A major, G.066

2 Violins and Orchestra 1777 (Le Duc)
Op.10 2 Symphonies Concertantes Symphonie Concertante I in F major, G.064

Symphonie Concertante II in A major, G.049

2 Violins, Viola and Orchestra 1778 (La Chevadière)
Op.11 2 Symphonies Symphony I in G major, G.073

Symphony II in D major, G.074

Orchestra 1779 (La Chevadière) Premiere 17??, Exécuté au Concert des Amateurs ; No.2 identical with the Overture to the opéra comique, L'Amant anonime
Op.12 2 Violin Concerti Concerto I in D major, G.021

Concerto II in G major, G.022

Violin and Orchestra 1777 (Bailleux)
Op.13 2 Symphonies Concertantes Symphonie Concertante I in E major, G.023

Symphonie Concertante II in G major, G.024

2 Violins and Orchestra 1778 (Sieber)
Op.14 6 String Quartets Quartet I in D major, G.002

Quartet II in B major, G.003
Quartet III in F minor, G.004
Quartet IV in G major, G.005
Quartet V in E major, G.006
Quartet VI in G minor, G.007

2 Violins, Viola, Cello 1785 (Boyer)
Op. posth. 6 Sonatas Sonata I in B major, G.209

Sonata in E major, G.210
Sonata in A major, G.211
Sonata in G major, G.212
Sonata in B major, G.213

Violin accompanied by a second Violin. 1800 (Pleyel)
6 String Quartets 'au gout de jour' Quartet I in B major, G 067

Quartet II in G minor, G.068
Quartet III in C major, G.069
Quartet IV in F major, G.070
Quartet V in G major, G.071
Quartet VI in B major, G.072

2 Violins, Viola, Cello 1779 (Durieu)

Unpublished Works

Title Scoring Notes
Violin Concerto in A major Violin, Orchestra Incipit given on RISM does not match any published Concerto by Saint-Georges. (See RISM 600500971)
Sonata, G.001 Flute and Harp
Quartet in G minor Harpsichord, Violin, Viola, Cello
10 Harpsichord Sonatas, G.079-088 Harpsichord Manuscript held in the Bibliothèque Nationale, France
Sonata in G major, G.041 Harpsichord and Violin Sonate de clavecin avec violin obligé
An arrangement of the Violin Concerto in G major, Op.2, No.1.
Variations in G major, G.089 Violin and Piano
Violin Sonata in G major, G.188 Violin and Piano According to Guede, a work from 1783
Rondeau in F major, G.205 2 violins According to Guede, a work from 1789
Air and Variations in G major, G.175 2 violins According to Guede, a work from 1786
Adagio in F minor Piano Not included in Vauban's collection of Keyboard Sonatas
Se miro quel volto 2 Sopranos, Continuo In the library of the University of California. (See RISM 000122608)
Tu mi abbandoni bell'idol mio 2 Sopranos, Continuo In the library of the University of California. (See RISM 000122609)
Che tempo piovoso che freddo 2 Sopranos, Bass In the library of the University of California. (See RISM 000122610)
Vous l'ordonnez je me ferai connaître, G.119 Voice and Guitar In the library of Yale University. (See RISM 900002177))
Songs, G.088-181, 200-203 Voice & Piano Around 100 songs in manuscript form. Some of doubtful authenticity.

Stage Works

Title Genre Premiere Venue Librettist Notes
L'Amant anonime, G.075 Comédie mélée d'ariettes et de ballets 1780, March 8 Paris, Théâtre de Mme. de Montesson after a play by Mme. de Genlis
Ernestine, G.051 Opéra comique in 3 acts 1777, July 19 Paris, Comédie Italienne Choderlos de Laclos revised by Desfontaines Mostly Lost ; 11 surviving movements can be found in a collection Recueil d'airs et duos avec orchestre from the Bibliothèque Nationale, France. G 052-61 in Guede's catalogue.
La partie de chasse, G.062 Opéra comique in 3 acts 1778, October 12 Paris, Comédie Italienne Desfontaines Mostly Lost ; One surviving air "Soir et matin sur la fougère" (G 063 in Guede's catalogue) can be found in a collection Recueil d'airs et duos avec orchestre from the Bibliothèque Nationale, France.
La fille garçon, G.199 Opéra comique mélée d'ariettes in 2 acts 1787, August 18 Paris, Comédie Italienne Desmaillot Lost
Aline et Dupré, ou le marchand de marrons, G.204 Children's opera 1788 Paris, Théâtre du comte de Beaujolais Lost
Guillaume tout coeur ou les amis du village, G.208 Opéra comique in one act 1790, September 8 Lille Monnet Lost
Le Droit de seigneur, G.190 Beaumarchais Actually by Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, with one Aria by Saint-Georges (now lost)

Lost and Spurious Works

Title Scoring Premiere Notes
Symphony Concertante, G.189 3 Violins & Orchestra An account of the performance of this work in 1784 describes the 3 solo instruments as violins. Probably one of the op.10 Symphonie Concertantes, with the viola mistaken for a violin.
Les Caquets, G.187 Violin & Piano 1936, November 14 Doubtful authenticity. Supposedly an original work by Saint-Georges from 1783, harmonised by Casadesus (famous for his forgeries) in 1936.
Clarinet Concerto, G.182 1782, March 25, Château Tuileries Lost ; Performed 6 times between March 1782 and April 1783 by the clarinettist Antonio Soler.
Clarinet Concerto, G.198 1787, February 2, Concert Spirituels Lost ; A second Concerto for Clarinet from 1787.
Bassoon Concerto, G.184 1782, March 28, Hôtel de Soubise Lost ; First performed by Étienne Ozi.
Cello Sonata 1792, April 8 (Easter) Lost ; performance by Lombart mentioned in a review in the Gazette du département du Nord, April 10, 1792
Pastorale "Les amours et la mort du pauvre oiseau", G.207 Violin 1791? Lost ; A detailed account of the piece by Louise Fusil was published in the 8th volume of Gazette musicale de Paris in 1841. Fusil describes 3 distinct sections. Guédé interprets these as movements, and calls this a sonata.