List of works by Ernest Chausson

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Opus# Year Genre Title Notes
Op.1 1879-80 Five Fantasies for piano
Op.2 1879-82 Seven Melodies
  1. Nanny, to words by Leconte de Lisle (1880)
  2. Le charme, to words by A. Silvestre (1879)
  3. Les papillons, to words by Théophile Gautier (1880)
  4. La dernière feuille, to words by Gautier (1880)
  5. Sérénade italienne, to words by Paul Bourget (1880)
  6. Hébé, to words by Louise Ackermann (1882)
  7. Le colibri, to words by Leconte de Lisle (1882)
Op.3 1881 Piano Trio in G minor
Op.4 1882-84 Les caprices de Marianne lyric comedy, with libretto by Alfred de Musset, incomplete
Op.5 1882-87 Viviane, symphonic poem on a legend of the Round Table (1882, rev. 1887)
Op.6 1883 Two Motets for voices, violin, and organ
  1. Deus Abraham
  2. Ave verum
Op.7 1883-84 Hélène, lyric drama, in two acts, with libretto by Leconte de Lisle,incomplete
Op.8 1882-88 Four Melodies, to words by Maurice Bouchor
  1. Nocturne (1886)
  2. Amour d'antan (1882)
  3. Printemps triste (1883)
  4. Nos souvenirs (1888)
Op.9 1886 Hymne védique for four voices and orchestra, to words by Leconte de Lisle
Op.10 1886 Solitude dans les bois, symphonic poem (, destroyed)
Op.11 1883 Two duos for voices
  1. La nuit, to words by Théodore de Banville
  2. Le réveil, to words by Honoré de Balzac
Op.12 1886 Three motets for four voices, cello, harp, and organ
  1. Ave Maria
  2. Tota pulchra es
  3. Ave maris stella
Op.13 1885-87 Four Melodies
  1. Apaisement, to words by Paul Verlaine (1885)
  2. Sérénade, to words by Jean Lahor (1887)
  3. L'aveu, to words by Villiers de L'Isle-Adam (1887)
  4. La cigale, to words by Leconte de Lisle (1887)
Op.14 1887 La caravane, song to words by Gautier (, also orch.)
Op.15 1887-88 Chant nuptial, song for four female voices, to words by Leconte de Lisle
Op.16 1888-91 Three Motets
  1. Lauda Sion for voice, organ, and harp (1888)
  2. Benedictus for two sopranos and harp (1890)
  3. Pater noster for voice and organ (1891)
Op.17 1888 Chansons de Miarka, to words by Jean Richepin
  1. Les morts
  2. La pluie
Op.18 1888 La tempête, incidental music for Shakespeare's The Tempest (tr. M. Bouchor), for solo voices and small orchestra; and five pieces arranged
Op.19 1882-90 Poème de l'amour et de la mer for voice and orchestra, to words by M. Bouchor(1882-90; rev. 1893)
Op.20 1889-90 Symphony in B-flat
Op.21 1889-91 Concert in D for piano, violin, and string quartet
Op.22 1891 La légende de Sainte Cécile, incidental music, to words by Bouchor
Op.23 1886-95 Le roi Arthus, original lyric drama in three acts
Op.24 1893-96 Serres chaudes, song cycle to words by Maurice Maeterlinck
  1. Serre chaude (1896)
  2. Serre d'ennui (1893)
  3. Lassitude (1893)
  4. Fauves las (1896)
  5. Oraison (1895)
Op.25 1896 Poème for violin and orchestra
Op.26 1896 Quelques Danses (Some Dances) for piano
  1. No. 1 Dédicace
  2. No. 2 Sarabande
  3. No. 3 Pavane
  4. No. 4 Forlane
Op.27 1896 Three lieder, to words by Camille Mauclair
  1. Les heures
  2. Ballade
  3. Les couronnes
Op.28 1890-97 Songs of Shakespeare (tr. Bouchor)
  1. Chanson de clown from Twelfth Night (1890)
  2. Chanson d'amour from Measure for Measure (1891)
  3. Chanson d'Ophélie from Hamlet (1896)
  4. Chant funèbre from Much Ado about Nothing for four female voices (1897)
Op.29 1896-97 Ballata (orig. title Canzoniere di Dante) , to words by Dante, for four voices
Op.30 1897 Piano Quartet in A
Op.31 1897 Vêpres pour le commun des vierges for organ
Op.32 1897-98 Soir de fête, symphonic poem
Op.33 1898 Pour un arbre de Noël, song
Op.34 1898 Deux poèmes (Two Poems), songs with words by Verlaine
  1. La chanson bien douce
  2. Le chevalier malheur
Op.35 1897-99 String Quartet in C minor
Op.36 1896-98 Two Melodies
  1. Cantique à l'épouse, to words by A. Jounet (1896)
  2. Dans la forêt du charme et de l'enchantement, to words by Jean Moréas (1898)
Op.37 1898 Chanson perpétuelle for soprano and orchestra or piano quintet, to words by Charles Cros
Op.38 1895 Paysage (Landscape) for piano
Op.39 1897 Piece for cello or viola, and piano
1889 Incidental music Les oiseaux, incidental music for Aristophanes' The Birds, for flute and harp
1879 Voice/Orchestra La veuve du roi basque, ballad to words by L. Brethous-Lafargue
1879-80 Voice/Orchestra Hylas, to words by Leconte de Lisle
1880 Voice/Orchestra Esméralda, to words by Victor Hugo
1881 Voice/Orchestra Hymne à la nature, to words by A. Silvestre
1881 Voice/Orchestra L'arabe, cantata
1899 Orchestral Symphony No. 2 (sketches, )
1881 Chamber Andante and Allegro for clarinet and piano
1897 Chamber Concerto for piano, oboe, viola, and string quartet (sketches, )
1878 Piano Sonatinas for piano four hands
  1. No. 1 in G minor
  2. No. 2 in D minor
1880-81 Piano Eleven Fugues on Themes by Bach, Franck, Massenet, and Saint-Saëns for piano
1884 Piano Marche militaire for piano
1879 Keyboard O salutaris in B for organ, piano, or harp
1877 Voice/Piano Lilas, to words by Bouchor
1878 Voice/Piano Le petit sentier, to words by Bouchor
1879 Voice/Piano L'albatros, to words by Charles Baudelaire
1879 Voice/Piano Le rideau de ma voisine, to words by Alfred de Musset
1880 Voice/Piano Jeanne d'Arc, to words by an anonymous librettist (for voice, female chorus, and piano)
1882 Voice/Piano Nous nous aimerons, to words by anon.
1884 Voice/Piano Le mort maudit, to words by J. Richepin
1886 Voice/Piano Epithalame, to words by Bouchor
1891 Voice Tantum ergo for voice, organ, violin, and harp
1898 Voice/Piano Marins dévots à la Vierge, to words by L.-P. Fargue