List of works by Sylvius Leopold Weiss


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The table below gives the following information (where applicable):

  • WeissSW — Silvius Leopold Weiss. Sämtliche Werke für Laute in Tabulatur und Übertragung / Complete Works for Lute in Tablature and Transcription.
  • Sm — Douglas Alton Smith, The Late Sonatas of Silvius Leopold Weiss. Stanford University, Ph.D. 1977.
  • Klima — a Klima number.
  • Title — as used on IMSLP.
  • Key — the principal key of the work.
  • Genre — as used by IMSLP's categorization system.
  • Scoring — the instrumentation used.
  • Notes — concerning related works, completeness, authorship, etc.

Contents

Sonatas 1-12

Sonata 1 (F major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
001 Sonata F major lute sonatas Dresden 3
001.1 1 82 Prelude F major lute preludes
001.2 2 83 Allemande F major lute allemandes
001.3 3 84 Courante F major lute courantes
001.4 4 85 Bourrée F major lute bourrees
001.5 5 86 Sarabande D minor lute sarabandes
001.6 6 87 Menuet F major lute minuets
001.7 7 88 Gigue F major lute gigues
001.8 8 89 Menuet F major lute minuets see SW, ed. comm.
001.9 9 90 Menuet F major lute minuets
001.10 10 91 Gavotte F major lute gavottes see SW, ed. comm.
001.11 423 Prelude F major lute preludes
001.12 573 94 Chaconne F major lute chaconnes

Sonata 2 (D major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
002 Sonata D major lute sonatas
002.1 11 29,151 Prelude D major lute preludes
002.2 12 30 Allemande D major lute allemandes
002.3 13 31,46 Courante D major lute courantes
002.4 14 32,47 Bourrée D major lute bourrees
002.5 15 33 Sarabande D major lute sarabandes
002.6 16 34 Menuet D major lute minuets
002.7 17 35 Gigue D major lute gigues
002.8 18 Gavotte D major lute gavottes
002.9 Gavotte D major lute gavottes see SW, ed. comm.
002.10 576 36 Chaconne D major lute chaconnes

Sonata 3 (G minor)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
003 Sonata G minor lute sonatas
003.1 19 74 Prelude G minor lute preludes
003.2 20 75 Allemande G minor lute allemandes
003.3 21 76 Courante G minor lute courantes
003.4 22 77 Bourrée G minor lute bourrees
003.5 23 78 Sarabande G minor lute sarabandes
003.6 24 79 Menuet G minor lute minuets
003.7 25 80 Menuet B major lute minuets

Sonata 4 (B major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
004 Sonata B major lute sonatas Dresden 24
004.1 26 116 Prelude B major lute preludes
004.2 27 117 Ouverture B major lute overtures
004.3 28 120 Courante B major lute courantes
004.4 30 121 Bourrée B major lute bourrees
004.4 (b) 334 121 Bourrée B major lute bourrees
004.5 336 123 Menuet B major lute minuets
004.6 335 122 Gavotte B major lute gavottes see SW, ed. comm.

Sonata 5 (G major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
005 Sonata G major lute sonatas
005.1 32 37 Prelude G major lute preludes
005.2 33 38 Allemande G major lute allemandes
005.3 34 39 Courante G major lute courantes
005.4 35 40 Bourrée G major lute bourrees
005.5 36 41 Sarabande G major lute sarabandes
005.6 37 42 Menuet G major lute minuets
005.7 38 43 Gigue G major lute gigues

Sonata 6 is an ensemble work.

Sonata 7 (C minor)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
007 Sonata C minor lute sonatas Dresden 31
007.1 39 1 Allemande C minor lute allemandes
007.2 40 2 Courante C minor lute courantes
007.3 41 3 Gavotte C minor lute gavottes
007.4 42 4 Sarabande C minor lute sarabandes
007.5 43 5 Menuet C minor lute minuets
007.6 44 6 Gigue C minor lute gigues

Sonata 8 is an ensemble work now attributed to Johann Sigismund Weiss.

Sonata 9 is an ensemble work.

Sonata 10 (E major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
10 Sonata E major lute sonatas
10.1 46 49 Prelude E major lute preludes
10.2 47 50 Prelude E major lute preludes
10.3 48 51 Allemande E major lute allemandes
10.4 49 52,303 Courante E major lute courantes
10.5 50 53 Bourrée E major lute bourrees
10.6 51 54 Sarabande E major lute sarabandes
10.7 52 55 Menuet E major lute minuets
10.8 53 56 Chaconne E major lute chaconnes

Sonata 11 (D minor)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
11 Sonata D minor lute sonatas Dresden 6
11.1 55 15 Allemande D minor lute allemandes
11.2 56 16 Courante D minor lute courantes
11.3 57 17 Gavotte D minor lute gavottes called Bourrée in D
11.4 58 18 Sarabande D minor lute sarabandes
11.5 59 19 Menuet D minor lute minuets
11.6 60 20 Gigue D minor lute gigues
11.7 241 14 Fantasia D minor lute fantasias

Sonata 12 (A major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
12 Sonata A major lute sonatas Dresden 17
12.1 61 66 Allemande A major lute allemandes
12.2 62 67 Courante A major lute courantes
12.3 63 68 Bourrée A major lute bourrees
12.4 64 70 Sarabande F minor lute sarabandes
12.5 65 69 Menuet A major lute minuets
12.6 66 72 Chaconne A major lute chaconnes
12.7 67 71,150 Gigue A major lute gigues
12.8 299 65 Prelude A major lute preludes
12.9 574 Prelude A major lute preludes
12.10 421 73 Prelude A major lute preludes

Sonatas 13-24

Sonata 13 (D minor)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
13 Sonata D minor lute sonatas
13.1 68 Prelude D minor lute preludes
13.2 69 Allemande D minor lute allemandes
13.3 70 Courante D minor lute courantes
13.4 71 Bourrée D minor lute bourrees = 3* (repeats written out)
13.5 72 Menuet D minor lute minuets

Sonata 14 is an ensemble work.

Sonata 15 (B major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
15 Sonata B major lute sonatas Dresden 26;

mvts. 1-3 & 7; cf. Sonata 23

15.1 85 142,224 Sarabande B major lute sarabandes probably not opening of sonata
15.2 86 135,221 Allemande B major lute allemandes
15.3 87 136,222 Courante B major lute courantes
15.4 88 137 Paysanne B major lute pieces
15.5 89 139 Sarabande B major lute sarabandes
15.6 90 138 Menuet B major lute minuets
15.7 91 140,227 Gigue B major lute gigues

Sonata 16 (A major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
16 Sonata A major lute sonatas Dresden 19
16.1 92 143 Allemande A major lute allemandes
16.2 93 144,149 Rondeau A major lute rondos
16.3 94 145 Paysanne A major lute pieces
16.4 95 146 Sarabande A major lute sarabandes
16.5 96 147 Menuet A major lute minuets
16.6 97 148 Pastorale A major lute pieces

Sonata 17 (C major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
17 Sonata C major lute sonatas
17.1 98 228 Allemande C major lute allemandes
17.2 99 229 Courante C major lute courantes
17.3 100 230 Bourrée C major lute bourrees
17.4 101 231 Sarabande C major lute sarabandes
17.5 102 232 Menuet C major lute minuets
17.6 103 233 Paysanne C major lute pieces

Sonata 18 (D major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
18 Sonata D major lute sonatas
18.1 104 152 Allemande D major lute allemandes
18.2 105 153 Courante D major lute courantes
18.3 106 154 Angloise D major lute pieces "Paisanne"
18.4 107 155 Sarabande D major lute sarabandes
18.5 108 155bis Menuet D major lute minuets
18.6 109 156 Passacaglia D major lute passacaglias

Sonata 19 (F major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
19 Sonata F major lute sonatas
19.1 113 183 Prelude F major lute preludes
19.2 114 184 Allemande F major lute allemandes
19.3 115 185 Courante F major lute courantes
19.4 116 186 Bourrée F major lute bourrees
19.5 117 187 Sarabande D minor lute sarabandes
19.6 118 188 Menuet F major lute minuets
19.7 119 189 Gigue F major lute gigues

Sonata 20 (D minor)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
20 Sonata D minor lute sonatas ensemble work?
20.1 120 190 Prelude D minor lute preludes
20.2 121 192 Andante D minor lute pieces
20.3 122 193 Badinage D minor lute pieces
20.4 123 194 Siciliana D minor lute sicilianas
20.5 124 195 Menuet F major lute minuets
20.6 125 196 Gigue D minor lute gigues

Sonata 21 (F minor)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
21 Sonata F minor lute sonatas Dresden 28
21.1 128 199 Allemande F minor lute allemandes
21.2 129 200 Courante F minor lute courantes
21.3 130 201 Sarabande F minor lute sarabandes
21.4 131 202 Bourrée F minor lute bourrees
21.5 132 203 Menuet F minor lute minuets
21.6 133 204 Gigue F minor lute gigues

Sonata 22 (G major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
22 Sonata G major lute sonatas
22.1 134 205 Prelude G major lute preludes
22.2 135 206 Toccata G major lute toccatas
22.3 137 208 Courante G major lute courantes
22.4 138 209 Bourrée G major lute bourrees
22.5 139 210 Sarabande E minor lute sarabandes
22.6 140 211 Menuet G major lute minuets
22.7 141 212 Allegro G major lute pieces

Sonata 23 (B major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
23 Sonata B major lute sonatas Dresden 26;

mvts. 3, 5 & 8; cf. Sonata 15

23.1 142 277 Preludes B major lute preludes
23.2 143 278 Entrée B major lute pieces
23.3 144 279,223 Bourrée B major lute bourrees
23.4 145 280 Bourrée B major lute bourrees
23.5 146 281,226 Gavotte B major lute gavottes
23.6 147 282 Gavotte B major lute gavottes
23.7 148 283 Sarabande B major lute sarabandes
23.8 149 284,225 Menuet B major lute minuets
23.9 150 285 Menuet B major lute minuets
23.10 151 286 Saltarella B major lute saltarellos

Sonata 24 (C major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
24 Sonata C major lute sonatas
24.1 152 265 Ouverture C major lute overtures
24.2 153 267 Bourrée C major lute bourrees
24.3 154 268 Aria C major lute arias
24.4 155 269,180 Menuet C major lute minuets
24.5 156 270,181 Menuet C minor lute minuets
24.6 157 271 Gigue C major lute gigues

Sonatas 25-36

Sonatas 37-52

Unnumbered Sonatas

Individual Pieces

Ensemble Works

Sonata 6 (B major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
006 Sonata B major lute fl/lute sonatas 2nd part is missing
006.1 Adagio B major lute fl/lute pieces
006.2 Allegro B major lute fl/lute pieces
006.3 Grave G minor lute fl/lute pieces
006.4 Allegro B major lute fl/lute pieces

Sonata 8 is now attributed to Johann Sigismund Weiss.

Sonata 9 (F major)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
009 Sonata F major lute fl sonatas
009.1 Adagio F major lute fl pieces
009.2 Allegro F major lute fl pieces
009.3 Amoroso D minor lute fl pieces
009.4 Allegro F major lute fl pieces

Sonata 14 (G minor)

WeissSW Sm Klima Title Key Scoring Genre Notes
0014 Sonata G minor lute fl sonatas
0014.1 75 102 Adagio G minor lute fl pieces
0014.2 76 103 Gavotte G minor lute fl gavottes
0014.3 77 104 Sarabande G minor lute fl sarabandes
0014.4 78 105 Menuet B major lute fl minuets
0014.5 79 106 Bourrée G minor lute fl bourrees
0014.6 80 107 Chaconne G minor lute fl chaconnes