The Classical Period – Sheet Music & Scores

Few artistic movements have changed people’s perception of the world as much as classicism. Browse our sheet music and scores, and discover for yourself all the wonderful music of the classical period.

Classicism in Music

In music, the Classical Period saw a departure from complex, contrapuntal polyphony, to the beginnings of a simpler homophonic structure, to melody and accompaniment. Polyphony however was not forgotten; all the major composers continued to use polyphony from time to time, and some of the most exciting classical movements use the modern fugue. A good example is Mozart’s Requiem, or Beethoven’s Great Fugue String Quartet Op.133.

Musical Form

The most important music form which came from the classical period is undoubtedly Sonata Form. Sonata Form is an elaborate structure that represents the ultimate pursuit of perfection in music. Sonata Form became the basis of all important musical works of the time: Concertos, Symphonies, Sonatas, and String Quartets. Through the progressive works of Christoph Willibald Gluck, Opera developed out of the The Baroque Period, into the diverse classical form, with Opera Buffa and Opera Seria, serious or comic opera, championed by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven.

Musical Instruments

Through the Classical Period, the piano overtook the harpsichord, and quickly became one of the most popular solo instruments, and certainly the most important accompaniment instrument. The orchestra grew, and new instruments such as the clarinet and contrabasson were added, and many other instruments developed, like the oboe, flute, horn and trumpet, and became more virtuosic due to the new modern valve systems. Towards the end of the 18th century, however, many baroque instruments, like the harpsichord, which had been firm favourites of the The Baroque Period, were becoming more and more redundant.

A few important composers from the Classical Period

A few Classical links

Joseph Haydn - The Creation Hob. XXI:2
Joseph Haydn

The Creation Hob. XXI:2

Bärenreiter Urtext

for: 3 soloists (STB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 551928

16.50 €plus shipping
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonatas 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Sonatas 1

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 481631

15.45 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
The Violin Playlist

The Violin Playlist

50 Popular Classics in Easy Arrangements

for: Violin, piano

Music score, online playback

Item no.: 663159

16.00 €plus shipping
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Die Zauberflöte
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Die Zauberflöte

Vortragsstücke aus der bekannten Oper kinderleicht bearbeitet für Klavier

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 199754

13.99 €plus shipping
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Aloys Schmitt - Preparatory Exercises
Aloys Schmitt

Preparatory Exercises

from Opus 16

for: Piano

Music lesson book

Item no.: 360163

14.95 €plus shipping
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Complete Songs
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Complete Songs

Bärenreiter Urtext
of the New Mozart Edition

for: Voice (high), piano

Music score (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 116801

21.50 €plus shipping
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Joseph Haydn - The Seasons Hob. XXI:3
Joseph Haydn

The Seasons Hob. XXI:3

Oratorio
Bärenreiter Urtext

for: 3 soloists (STB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 476444

16.50 €plus shipping
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Joseph Haydn - The Seasons Hob. XXI:3
Joseph Haydn

The Seasons Hob. XXI:3

Edition Peters Urtext

for: 3 soloists (STB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 482962

14.95 €plus shipping
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Johann Pachelbel - Canon
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Johann Pachelbel

Canon

for: Violin, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 722286

2.99 €
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Joseph Haydn - Canzonettas and Songs
Joseph Haydn

Canzonettas and Songs

for: Voice, piano

Music score

Item no.: 359455

20.95 €plus shipping
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Mozart for Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart for Flute

Five Collected Galway Editions for Flute and Piano

for: Flute, piano

Piano score, solo part

Item no.: 641091

22.50 €plus shipping
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Daniel Gottlob Türk - Pieces for Beginners
Daniel Gottlob Türk

Pieces for Beginners

for Piano
Schott Student Edition

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 683917

11.00 €plus shipping
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Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven Classics

Für Elise (Demo)

Ludwig van Beethoven

Beethoven Classics

for: Flute

Music score, CD

Item no.: 576442

20.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Daniel Gottlob Türk et al. - Sixty Pieces For Aspiring Players Book 1
Daniel Gottlob Türk, Howard Ferguson

Sixty Pieces For Aspiring Players Book 1

Easier Piano Pieces 70

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 190893

8.30 €plus shipping
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Ludwig van Beethoven - Für Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven

Für Elise

Masterpiece Edition

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 972541

3.40 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Magic Flute

Für Klavier leicht bearbeitet

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 1215441

17.50 €plus shipping
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Fernando Sor - Selected Studies for Guitar

Fernando Sor: Nr. 1

Fernando Sor

Selected Studies for Guitar

In appendice Introduzione e Variazioni op. 9 su un tema di Mozart
Maestri della chitarra

for: Classical guitar

Music score, Playback-CD

Item no.: 626677

16.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Simply Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Simply Mozart

18 Easy Arrangements for Piano

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 446419

18.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Andante
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Andante

from Piano Concerto No. 23

for: Flute, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 722336

2.99 €
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Fernando Sor - Fernando Sor: Twenty Studies For Guitar
Fernando Sor

Fernando Sor: Twenty Studies For Guitar

Andrés Segobia Edition

for: Classical guitar

Music score

Item no.: 291601

12.99 €plus shipping
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Ludwig van Beethoven - The Mount of Olives op. 85
Ludwig van Beethoven

The Mount of Olives op. 85

Oratorio "Christus am Ölberge"
Beethoven vocal Urtext

for: 3 soloists (STB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 686996

30.50 €plus shipping
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Classical Pieces

Classical Pieces

for: Clarinet, piano

Score, part

Item no.: 188564

19.00 €plus shipping
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Concerto in D Major, KV 314 (285d)

Track 2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Flute Concerto in D Major, KV 314 (285d)

Hal Leonard Classical Play Along

for: Flute

Music score, CD

Item no.: 554995

16.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Joseph Haydn et al. - Classical Album: 12 original pieces
Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Muzio Clementi et al.

Classical Album: 12 original pieces

Piano, 4 Hands

for: Piano 4 hands

Ensemble score

Item no.: 316255

18.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Air
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Johann Sebastian Bach

Air

from Suite No. 3

for: Violin, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 722284

2.99 €
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Leopold Mozart - The Art of the Violin
Leopold Mozart

The Art of the Violin

First impression of the secon edition of the year 1769 in modern type and orthography
Preface by Nikolaus Harnoncourt

for: Violin

Book (Hardcover)

Item no.: 677098

29.90 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto in D Major, KV 412/514 (386b)

Concerto 1 (Demo)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Horn Concerto in D Major, KV 412/514 (386b)

Hal Leonard Classical Play Along

for: Horn

Buch + CD

Item no.: 810592

16.99 €plus shipping
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Ludwig van Beethoven - The Heiligenstadt Testament
Ludwig van Beethoven

The Heiligenstadt Testament

Neuausgabe mit engl., französ., italien. u. japan. Übersetzung und Faksimile

Book (softcover)

Item no.: 283372

15.50 €plus shipping
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Rodolphe Kreutzer - 42 Etudes or Caprices
Rodolphe Kreutzer

42 Etudes or Caprices

für Violine solo

for: Violin

Music score

Item no.: 645204

14.50 €plus shipping
Currently being reprinted. Delivery time unknown.
Edvard Grieg - Morning
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Edvard Grieg

Morning

from Peer Gynt

for: Violin, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 722300

2.99 €
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Clive Brown - Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900
Clive Brown

Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Book (softcover)

Item no.: 472236

100.20 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Ludwig van Beethoven - Choral Collection Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven

Choral Collection Beethoven

around 40 choral settings for SATB, some with piano accompaniment
- Delivery of the CD in July 2019 -

for: Mixed choir (SATB); piano ad lib.

Conductor's score, audio CD

Item no.: 682690

37.90 €plus shipping
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Joseph Haydn - Scottish Songs
Joseph Haydn

Scottish Songs

Selection from the songs written for George Thomson and William Whyte
Diletto Musicale – Doblingers Reihe alter Musik

for: Voice (soprano), violin, cello, piano

Score, Set of parts

Item no.: 492072

51.65 €plus shipping
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James Hook - Simple Symphony
James Hook

Simple Symphony

for: school orchestra

Book

Item no.: 327667

13.99 €plus shipping
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart et al. - Accompaniment for a Second Piano to W. A. Mozart's Sonata No. 3 in C-Dur KV 545
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edvard Grieg

Accompaniment for a Second Piano to W. A. Mozart's Sonata No. 3 in C-Dur KV 545

Schirmer Library Of Musical Classics

for: 2 pianos

Music score (piano accompaniment)

Item no.: 167947

12.99 €plus shipping
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Joseph Haydn - The Creation Hob. XXI:2
Joseph Haydn

The Creation Hob. XXI:2

Oratorium für 5 Solostimmen (SSTBB), Chor und Orchester

for: 3 soloists (STB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra

Conductor score (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 146193

85.00 €plus shipping
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Joseph Haydn - Symphony in G minor Hob. I:83
Joseph Haydn

Symphony in G minor Hob. I:83

"La Poule"
Urtext of the Haydn Complete Edition

for: Symphonic orchestra

Score (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 460612

39.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Ludwig van Beethoven - Ode to Joy
Ludwig van Beethoven

Ode to Joy

for: Choir (S/SA/SAM), piano; wind instruments, rhythm-group ad lib.

Score

Item no.: 693488

16.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Claude Debussy - Clair de Lune
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Claude Debussy

Clair de Lune

from Suite Bergamasque

for: Violin, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 759068

2.99 €
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Domenico Cimarosa - Il Maestro di Cappella/ Der Musikmeister / The Music Master
Domenico Cimarosa

Il Maestro di Cappella/ Der Musikmeister / The Music Master

Intermezzo giocoso

for: Voice (bass/baritone), baroque orchestra

Piano reduction

Item no.: 112327

24.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Caspar Kummer - Quintett C-Dur Op. 75
Caspar Kummer

Quintett C-Dur Op. 75

für 2 Flöten, Viola, Violoncello und Gitarre

for: 2 flutes, viola, cello, guitar

Score, Parts

Item no.: 582955

34.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sonata For Two Cellos
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sonata For Two Cellos

2 Violoncelles - Ou 2 Bassons

for: 2 Cellos or 2 Bassoons

Book

Item no.: 266525

15.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart et al. - Two Mozart Canons
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jon Ward Bauman

Two Mozart Canons

Music for String Orchestra

for: String orchestra

Score, Parts

Item no.: 813105

62.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
Muzio Clementi et al. - Clementi - Sonatinas, Opus 36

Sonatina in C Major, Op. 36, No. 1, Allegro

Muzio Clementi, Jennifer Linn

Clementi - Sonatinas, Opus 36

Schirmer Performance Editions

for: Piano

Music score, online audio

Item no.: 367777

15.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Play Mozart

Allegretto (demo)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Play Mozart

for: Alto saxophone (E-flat)

Music score, CD

Item no.: 444812

20.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart et al. - Fantasia In D Minor For Piano K.397/385g
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Richard Jones

Fantasia In D Minor For Piano K.397/385g

K. 397/K. 385g

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 446061

8.30 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
Joseph Haydn - Concerto D major Hob. VIIb: No.2
Joseph Haydn

Concerto D major Hob. VIIb: No.2

Commentary and Preparatory Exercises
second cello optional

for: Cello

Music score

Item no.: 667093

22.90 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Giuseppe Cambini - Sechs Trios für Flöte, Oboe und Fagott op. 45
Giuseppe Cambini

Sechs Trios für Flöte, Oboe und Fagott op. 45

Nach dem Erstdruck herausgegeben.

for: Flute, oboe, bassoon

Score, Parts

Item no.: 635184

68.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
Rodolphe Kreutzer - Flute Etudes
Rodolphe Kreutzer

Flute Etudes

for: Flute

Music score

Item no.: 343159

34.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Christoph Willibald Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
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Christoph Willibald Gluck

Dance of the Blessed Spirits

from Orpheus and Eurydice

for: Cello, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 722317

2.99 €
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