Composition Composers in the Best of the Web Directory

Composition Composers

  • Boosey and Hawkes

    Music publisher; provides profiles, discographies, and audio visual samples of a very wide range of composers.

  • Classical Composers Database

    Provides all sorts of information about classical composers, with a searchable database of composers.

  • Composer Master Index

    Provides information about composers' lives and works, with lists of recommended recordings; organized alphabetically and chronologically.

  • Composers of African Descent

    Lists of Africans, African Americans, Afro-European, and other African descent composers.

  • Composers-Classical-Music

    Contains a list of composers with their dates and places, searchable from a-z.

  • Dr. Estrella’s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers

    Contains a dictionary of composers with brief biographies and links.

  • Ludovico Einaudi

    Composer/pianist, presents biography, discography and music samples.

  • Mfiles – Composers

    Contains list of composers of classical and film music, with biographies, reviews, and music files provided.

  • Music of Freemasonry

    Dedicated to the history of freemasonry in music. Offers a collection of biographies of composers who were masons, and a guide to their compositions.

  • Naxos - Composers

    Offers biographical profiles and samples of all the composers on the Naxos label; organized alphabetically and by period.

  • The OREL Foundation

    Provides information about composers whose works and careers were suppressed by the Third Reich, as a resource for research and performance. Includes profiles and a library of resources.

  • The Peter Schickele / P.D.Q. Bach Website

    Biography, concert schedule and sound clips of musicologist and radio host Schickele, and works of the fictional composer PDQ Bach, whose works include Concerto for Horn and Hardart, Hansel and Gretel and Ted and Alice, Fanfare for the Common Cold, and Pervertimento for Bagpipes, Bicycle and Balloons.

  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe

    Biographical note, including Rameau's work in Paris, operas, and treatise on harmony.

  • Takach, Timothy C

    Professional composer provides biography, details of works and current projects.

  • Torres Maldonado, Javier

    Official site with biography, works, texts, pdf scores, recordings, compact discs, interviews, and videos.

  • Torres-Santos, Raymond

    Composer, conductor, pianist and arranger, presents biography, catalog of works and photo gallery.

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