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Game: What's another year - Fixing Wikipedia

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Moderator Note:
I moved these posts from the current What's another year game because although they are extremely helpful, they do make monitoring the progress of the game difficult for me. We can use this thread from now on for the next scheduled games.

The first year of focus is 1919.

Will do from now on. If I forget, give me a nudge.
I edited Wikipedia 1919 page. There were some serious omissions, like Sibelius' 5th symphony or Elgar's Cello concerto. Maybe we can use this as an opportunity to improve Wikipedia. I don't know about other important works from 1919, but there are definitely more.
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Iannotta, Clara - Dead Wasps in the Jam-Jar (III) string quartet; computer (sinusoidal signal)
Iannotta, Clara - paw-marks in wet cement (ii)

Srnka, Miroslav - Emojis, Likes and Ringtones
One hopes that the jam was all eaten up - and that the jar was already empty - prior to the wasps dying.
If not, then I'm unable to imagine world-class string quartet ensembles competing with each other to savor such an appetizing concoction.
What's the next morsel from Clara Iannotta? "Maggot-infested waste baskets"?

... and Miroslav can't get social media and mobile devices off the brain. Next: "Do Orange Androids dream of Apple i-phones?" :p
1940 - a decent year for quartets & quintets

Granville Bantock - Cello Sonata
Granville Bantock - Celtic Symphony
Boris Blacher- Hamlet
Arthur Bliss - String Quartet No. 1
Karl-Birger Blomdahl - Concert Overture
Carlos Chávez - Concierto para Piano
Carlos Chávez - Xochipilli
Henry Cowell - Four Irish Tales
George Enescu - Quintet, Opus 29
Benjamin Frankel - Trio for clarinet, cello and piano, Opus 10
André Jolivet - Messe "Pour le Jour de la Paix"
Charles Koechlin - Cinq Sonneries
Jón Leifs - The Lay of Gudrun, Opus 22
Elisabeth Lutyens - Chamber Concerto No. 1, Opus 8
Olivier Messiaen - Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps
Nikolai Roslavets - Violin Sonata No. 6
Florent Schmitt - Small Gestures, Opus 92
Nikos Skalkottas - String Quartet No. 4
Nikos Skalkottas - Zehn Stucke fur Streichquartett
Nikos Skalkottas - Scherzo for 4 Instruments
Franz Syberg - Wind Quintet
Alexandre Tansman - String Quartet No. 5
Eduard Tubin - Sinfonietta on Estonian Motifs
Fartein Valen - Violin Concerto, Opus 37
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Lundu da Marqueza de Santos
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1940 - a decent year for quartets & quintets
Olivier Messiaen - Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps
The Quartet for the End of Time was completed in 1941 according to Wikipedia.
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Thanks for the info.
I have only one recording of Messiaen's Quatuor on Disques Pierre Verany, whose CD booklet notes is where I had gotten 1940 from.

Curiously, the earlier Cybelia disc (which I don't have) even posits the year 1940 on the front cover!

What shall Moderator Art Rock decide?
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This one is indeed a bit confusing. We might need some extra supervision.
From what I found on line the only clear dating is that it was premiered on January 15, 1941. Even the Britannica is not clear on when the composition was finished.
I went to the liner notes of my CD (Beroff et al, EMI), and they state "Messiaen composed this Quatuor pour le fin du Temps during the last months of 1940 and the first days of 1941". Let's go with 1941 for this work.
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Just for info, 2018 was my last round. I want to concentrate on my own listening projects. Those 20 rounds were great, though, and I discovered several interesting composers I didn't know about.
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Just for info, 2018 was my last round. I want to concentrate on my own listening projects. Those 20 rounds were great, though, and I discovered several interesting composers I didn't know about.
Feel free to jump back in any time - I don't think we will be finished with this one before mid 2024.
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For the upcoming 1922 game, would the Ravel orchestration of Pictures at an Exhibition, which was completed in 1922, be an acceptable nomination? Typically I wouldn't nominate an orchestration in place of the original work, but this one is so iconic and is arguably more popular than the original piano work by Mussorgsky.
I list both the original and the Ravel orchestration separately in my overview of all-time favourite pieces for the same reason. So, yes, I'd allow it.
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Works from 1922 are now over age 100 :)

Georges Auric - Sonatine
Arthur Bliss - A Colour Symphony
Ernest Bloch - In the Night
Ernest Bloch - Poems of the Sea
André Caplet - La Cloche Felee
André Caplet - La Mort des Pauvres
Henry Cowell - Three Legends
Roberto Gerhard - Dos Apunts
Roberto Gerhard - Sept Haiku
Josef Matthias Hauer - Atonale Musik, opus 20
Paul Hindemith - Kleine Kammermusik, opus 24
Arvid Kleven - Lotusland
Aarre Merikanto - Ekho
Aarre Merikanto - Juha
Darius Milhaud - La Creation du Monde
David Monrad Johansen - Two Portraits from the Middle Ages, opus 8
David Monrad Johansen - From Gudbrandsdalen, opus 9
Väinö Raitio - Antigone, opus 23
Maurice Ravel - Berceuse for violin and piano
Albert Roussel - Sonatine, opus 16
Karol Szymanowski - Drei Berceusen, opus 48
Alexandre Tansman - String Quartet no. 2
Alexander Tcherepnin - Rhapsodie Georgienne, opus 25
Alexander Tcherepnin - Three Pieces, opus 37
Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Dança dos mosquitos
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We now are playing with a full deck of '52 cards. :)

Malcolm Arnold - Concerto for Obe and Strings, Opus 39
Jean Barraqué - Sonata
Benjamin Britten - Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Opus 49
Luigi Dallapiccola - Quaderno Musicale di Annalibera
Jean Yves Daniel-Lesur - Le Cantique des Cantiques
Einar Englund - White Reindeer Suite
Morton Feldman - Intermission 5
Benjamin Frankel - Mephistopheles' Serenade and Dance, Opus 25
Benjamin Frankel - Concertante Lirico, Opus 27
Vagn Holmboe - Symphony No. 8, Opus 56
André Jolivet - Concerto for Harp and Chamber Orchestra
André Jolivet - Epithalame
Jón Leifs - Reminiscence du Nord, Opus 40
György Ligeti - Six Bagatelles
Bruno Maderna - Improvvisazione No. 1
Bohuslav Martinů - Rhapsody-Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
Gian Carlo Menotti - Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Gösta Nystroem - Sinfonia Concertante
Einojuhani Rautavaara - Fiddlers, Opus 1
Wallingford Riegger - Wind Quintet, Opus 51
Giacinto Scelsi - Suite No. 8
Alexandre Tansman - Sinfonia Piccola
Alexandre Tansman - Sonatine
Alexander Tcherepnin - Symphony No. 3, Opus 83
Fartein Valen - Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 44
Sándor Veress - Concerto for Piano, Strings and Percussion
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Ouverture de L'Homme Tel
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Piano Concerto No. 4
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Symphony No. 9
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Symphony No. 10 "Amerindia"
Hugo Weisgall - A Garden Eastward
Dag Wirén - Symphony No. 4, Opus 27
Bernd Alois Zimmermann - Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra
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Visions & Adagios - 1966

Pierre Ancelin - Jeux d'Ete
Luciano Berio - Sequenza III
Karl-Birger Blomdahl - ... the Journey on this Night
Havergal Brian - Symphony No. 25
Carlos Chávez - Soli IV for Brass Trio
Morton Feldman - De Kooning
Benjamin Frankel - Symphony No. 4, Opus 44
Roberto Gerhard - Epithalamion
Roberto Gerhard - Gemini
Iain Hamilton - Five Scenes for Trumpet and Piano
Iain Hamilton - Sonata for Flautist
Lou Harrison - Symphony on G
Paavo Heininen - Adagio
Paavo Heininen - Piano Concerto No. 2, Opus 15
Vagn Holmboe - Quartet for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello, Opus 90
André Jolivet - Concerto pour Violoncelle et Orchestre No. 2
André Jolivet - Suite pour Flute et Percussion
Maurice Karkoff - Vision, Opus 79
Erland von Koch - Ritmi
György Ligeti - Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
Usko Meriläinen - Piano Sonata No. 2
Jón Nordal - Adagio
Maurice Ohana - Synaxis
Krzysztof Penderecki - De Natura Sonoris No. 1
Krzysztof Penderecki - Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ According to Luke
Miklós Rózsa - Sinfonia Concertante, Opus 29
Erkki Salmenhaara - Le Bateau Ivre
Erkki Salmenhaara - Suomi-Finland
Ahmed Adnan Saygun - String Quartet No. 3, Opus 43
Giacinto Scelsi - Elegia per Ty
Giacinto Scelsi - Ko-Lho
Giacinto Scelsi - Ohoi
Giacinto Scelsi - Uaxuctum
Roger Sessions - Symphony No. 6
Karlheinz Stockhausen - Adieu, Opus 21
Tōru Takemitsu - The Dorian Horizon
Tōru Takemitsu - Eclipse
Sándor Veress - Musica Concertante
Egon Wellesz - Vision, Opus 99
Malcolm Williamson - Suite from "Our Man In Havana"
Iannis Xenakis - Oresteia
Isang Yun - Reak
Bernd Alois Zimmermann - Concerto for Cello and Orchestra "en forme de pas de trois"
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1991 - dreams, winds and fire

George Benjamin - Upon Silence (strings)
Richard Rodney Bennett - Six Tunes for the Instruction of Singing-Birds
Harrison Birtwistle - Gawain
Harrison Birtwistle - An Interrupted Endless Melody
Luc Brewaeys - Symphony No. 3
Édith Canat de Chizy - Hallel
Tristram Cary - Black, White & Rose
Charles Chaynes - Vers la Lumiere
Chen Qigang - Feu d'Ombres
Chen Qigang - Poeme Lyrique II
Gloria Coates - Symphony No. 8 "Indian Sounds"
Jean Yves Daniel-Lesur - Stele a la Memoire d'Une Jeune Fille
Pascal Dusapin - La Melancholia
Anders Eliasson - String Quartet
Ivan Fedele - Duo en Resonance
Ivan Fedele - Imaginary Skylines
Luca Francesconi - Memoria
Beat Furrer - Face de la Chaleur
Eero Hämeenniemi - Violin Concerto
Vagn Holmboe - To the Unsettled Weather, Opus 188
Andrew Imbrie - Piano Concerto No. 3
Meyer Kupferman - Double Concerto
György Kurtág - Samuel Beckett - What is the Word, Opus 30
Marcel Landowski - Adagio Cantabile
Marcel Landowski - Lecons de Tenebre
Ton de Leeuw - Antigone
Aubert Lemeland - American Epitaph, Opus 147
David Maslanka - Crown of Thorns
Colin Matthews - Machines & Dreams
John McCabe - Postcards
John McCabe - Red Leaves
Olivier Messiaen - Eclairs sur l'Au-Dela…
Pehr Henrik Nordgren - Cronaca, Opus 79
Arne Nordheim - Duplex
Emmanuel Nunes - Lichtung I
Emmanuel Nunes - Quodlibet
Michael Obst - Fresko
Maurice Ohana - So Tango
Maurice Ohana - Avoaha
Luis de Pablo - Libro de Imagenes
Anthony Payne - Symphonies of Wind and Rain
Horațiu Rădulescu - Being and Non-Being Create Each Other
Bernard Rands - Ceremonial 3
Wolfgang Rihm - Bildlos / Weglos
Wolfgang Rihm - Die Eroberung von Mexico
Christopher Rouse - Trombone Concerto
Poul Ruders - Violin Concerto No. 2
Kaija Saariaho - Maa
Dieter Schnebel - Lamento di guerra
Gerard Schurmann - The Gardens of Exile
Salvatore Sciarrino - Perduto in una citta' d'acque
Stanisław Skrowaczewski -String Trio
Tôru Takemitsu - How Slow the Wind
Tôru Takemitsu - Quotation of Dream
Josef Tal - Symphony No. 5
Josef Tal - Symphony No. 6
Tan Dun - Death and Fire - Dialogue with Paul Klee
Joan Tower - Violin Concerto
Mark-Anthony Turnage - Momentum
Peter-Jan Wagemans - Dreams
Iannis Xenakis - Roai
Iannis Xenakis - Krinoidi
Iannis Xenakis - Gendy3
Isang Yun - Movement I for Wind Quintet
Isang Yun - Movement II for Wind Quintet
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich - Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra
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1961 - one of my favorite years

Malcolm Arnold - Symphony No. 5, Opus 74
Erik Bergman - Concertino da Camera, Opus 53
Erik Bergman - Rain
Karl-Birger Blomdahl - Forma Ferritonans
Havergal Brian - Symphony No. 17
Havergal Brian - Symphony No. 18
John Cage - Variations II
Jacques Castérède - Capriccio for Violin and Piano
Carlos Chávez - Piano Sonata No. 6
Carlos Chávez - Soli II for Wind Quintet
Marius Constant - Turner-Three Essays for Orchestra
Henry Cowell - Symphony No. 15
Pierre Max Dubois - Quatuor
Morton Feldman - Durations 3 through 5
Morton Feldman - The Sin of Jesus
Lou Harrison - Concerto in Slendro
André Jolivet - Hymne a l'Universe
André Jolivet - Sonatine for Flute and Clarinet
André Jolivet - Symphony for Strings
Herman D. Koppel - Symphony No. 7, Opus 70
Jón Leifs - Jónas Hallgrímsson in memoriam, Opus 48
Jón Leifs - Geysir, Opus 51
Jón Leifs - Hekla, Opus 52
Jón Leifs - Elegy, Opus 53
György Ligeti - Atmospheres
Witold Lutosławski - Venetian Games
Krzysztof Penderecki - Fonogrammi
Krzysztof Penderecki - Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima
Jean Prodromidès - Les Perses En scènes : le spectacle vivant en vidéo - Les Perses (
Einojuhani Rautavaara - Canto II
Ahmed Adnan Saygun - Symphony No. 3, Opus 39
Giacinto Scelsi - Aion
Giacinto Scelsi - String Quartet No. 2
Giacinto Scelsi - Ygghur
Peter Sculthorpe - Irkanda IV
Tôru Takemitsu - Piano Distance
Tôru Takemitsu - Ring
Edgard Varèse - Nocturnal
Sándor Veress - Passacaglia Concertante
William Walton - Gloria
Egon Wellesz - Violinkonzert, Opus 84
Christian Wolff - Duo for Violinist and Piano
Stefan Wolpe - Piece in Three Parts

Rank these 4 tone poems by Jón Leifs in order of preference | Classical Music Forum (
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1955 - a year for concerti & songs

William Alwyn - Crepuscule for solo harp
Kees van Baaren - The Hollow Men
Karl-Birger Blomdahl - Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano
Pierre Boulez - Le Marteau sans maître
Tristram Cary - The Japanese Fishermen Suite
Jacques Chailley - Missa Solemnis
Marius Constant - Musique de Concert
Einar Englund - Piano Concerto No. 1
Roberto Gerhard - String Quartet No. 1
Lou Harrison - Strict Songs I through IV for Eight Baritones with Orchestra
Maurice Karkoff - 6 Serious Songs, Opus 14
Meyer Kupferman - Chamber Concerto
Jón Leifs - Landfall Overture, Opus 41
Jón Leifs - Three Images, Opus 44
Bohuslav Martinů - The Epic of Gilgamesh
Bohuslav Martinů - Les Fresques de Piero della Francesca
Aarre Merikanto - Piano Concerto No. 3
Luigi Nono - Canti per 13
Goffredo Petrassi - Quinto Concerto
Giacinto Scelsi - Action Music
Giacinto Scelsi - Coelocanth
Giacinto Scelsi - Divertimento No. 3
Giacinto Scelsi - Hyxos
Florent Schmitt - Cantique de Simeon, Opus 135
Alexandre Tansman - Capriccio for Orchestra
Alexandre Tansman - Partita
Kalervo Tuukkanen - Violin Concerto No. 2, Opus 45
Geirr Tveitt - Concerto No. 1 for Hardanger Fiddle and Orchestra, Opus 163
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Harmonica Concerto
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Symphony No.11
Gideon Waldrop - Pressures
Franz Waxman - Sinfonietta for String Orchestra and Timpani
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1948 - quintets, Trumpet concerti & 'da Camera's

Yasushi Akutagawa - Trinita Sinfonica
William Alwyn - Concerto Grosso No. 2
William Alwyn - Sonata for Flute and Piano
Marcel Bitsch - Concertino
Pierre Boulez - Le Soleil des Eaux
Havergal Brian - Symphony No. 7
Havergal Brian - The Tinker's Wedding
Elliott Carter - Sonata for Cello and Piano
Elliott Carter - Woodwind Quintet
Luigi Dallapiccola - Il Prigioniero
Jean-Michel Damase - Quintet
Einar Englund - "The Blackbird" Symphony No. 2
Jean Françaix - Quintette No. 1
Benjamin Frankel - Early Morning Music
Benjamin Frankel - May Day Overture, Opus 22
Lou Harrison - Suite No. 2 for Strings
Vagn Holmboe - Chamber Concerto No. 11 for Trumpet and Orchestra, Opus 44
Arthur Honegger - Concerto da Camera
Karel Husa - String Quartet No. 1, Opus 8
André Jolivet - Concertino for Trumpet, String Orchestra and Piano
Charles Koechlin - Monodies for Clarinet Solo, Opus 216
Charles Koechlin - Morceau de Lecture, Opus 218
Herman D. Koppel - Concerto for Violin, Viola and Orchestra, Opus 43
Marcel Landowski - Symphony No. 1
Gian Francesco Malipiero - Symphony No. 7
Bohuslav Martinů - Three Madrigals
Olivier Messiaen - Cinq Rechants
Olivier Messiaen - Turangalîla-Symphonie
Seppo Nummi - Sydanmaa
Goffredo Petrassi - Dialogo Angelico
Goffredo Petrassi - Sonata da Camera
Francis Poulenc - Quatre Pettites-Prieres de St. Francois D'Assisi
Florent Schmitt - Prelude ... pour une suite a venir
Nikos Skalkottas - Four Images
Nikos Skalkottas - Three Greek Folk Song Arrangements
Henri Tomasi - Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
Geirr Tveitt - Concerto No. 4 for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 130
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 6
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Fantasy for saxophone and small orchestra
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Piano Concerto No. 2
William Wordsworth - Symphony No. 2, Opus 34
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Oriane & Lilian Harvey & Elizabeth B. Browning & Ariel & ... 1934

William Alwyn - Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Béla Bartók - String Quartet No. 5
Luigi Dallapiccola - Divertimento in Quattro Esercizi
Jean Yves Daniel-Lesur - La Vie Interieure
Roberto Gerhard - Ariel
Jacques Ibert - Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
Uuno Klami - Lemminkäinen's Island Adventures
Charles Koechlin - L'Album de Lilian (Premiere serie), Opus 139
Charles Koechlin - Les Confidences d'un Joueur de Clarinette, Opus 141
Goffredo Petrassi - Primo Concerto
Silvestre Revueltas - Parian
Ahmed Adnan Saygun - Suite, Opus 14
Florent Schmitt - Oriane and the Prince of Love, Opus 83
Florent Schmitt - Suite en Rocaille, Opus 84
Karol Szymanowski - Deux Mazurkas, Opus 62
Charles Tournemire - Fantaisie Symphonique, Opus 64
Fartein Valen - Le Cimetiere Marin, Opus 20
Fartein Valen - La Isla de la Calmas, Opus 21
Edgard Varèse - Ecuatorial
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 4
Wladimir Vogel - Tripartita
Egon Wellesz - Sonette der Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Opus 52
Stefan Wolpe - Buhnenmusik zu Moliere's "Le Malade Imaginaire"
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1968 - a year of transitions on multiple levels

Jean Barraqué - Concerto
Jean Barraqué - Le Temps Restitue
Richard Rodney Bennett - Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Luciano Berio - O King
[Luciano Berio - Sinfonia] revised in 1969
Harrison Birtwistle - Nomos
Havergal Brian - Symphony No. 31
Havergal Brian - Symphony No. 32
Earle Brown - Event: Synergy II
Tristram Cary - Narcissus
Luigi Dallapiccola - Ulisse
Péter Eötvös - Tale
Morton Feldman - Samoa
Roberto Gerhard - Libra
Alexander Goehr - Romanza, Opus 24
Alun Hoddinott - Symphony No. 3, Opus 61
Vagn Holmboe - Symphony No. 9, Opus 95
Bengt Johansson - Pater Noster
André Jolivet - Arioso Barocco for Trumpet and Organ
Helmut Lachenmann - Notturno
Jacques Leduc - Ouverture d'Ete, Opus 28
Jón Leifs - Consolation, Intermezzo for String Orchestra, Opus 66
György Ligeti - Zehn Stucke
William Mathias - Piano Concerto No. 3, Opus 40
Thea Musgrave - Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
Narlos Nobre - Convergencias
Arne Nordheim - Colorazione
Arne Nordheim - Solitaire
Maurice Ohana - Chiffres de Clavecin
Maurice Ohana - Sibylle
Einojuhani Rautavaara - Anadyomene
Einojuhani Rautavaara - A Soldier's Mass
Einojuhani Rautavaara - Cello Concerto, Opus 41
Aulis Sallinen - Violin Concerto, Opus 18
Giacinto Scelsi - Konx-Om-Pax
Giacinto Scelsi - Okanagon
Gerard Schurmann - Six Studies of Francis Bacon
Alexandre Tansman - Four Movements for Orchestra
Egon Wellesz - Symphony No. 7, Opus 102
Christian Wolff - Paris (Versions 1 & 2)
Bernd Alois Zimmermann - Photoptosis
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The Berio Sinfonia was completed in 1969 according to the wiki page for that work. The IRCAM site has it listed in 1968 incorrectly I believe.

Edit: On further research, it looks like an initial version with 4 movements was completed and premiered in 1968 The fifth movement was added in 1969. I guess it's Art Rock's call on which year is appropriate for this game.
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