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Suite Category (or Suite form)
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A Suite is simply a longer work comprising several movements, but without the formal structure of a symphony. 

Famous Baroque suites include Handel's Water music and his Fireworks music, and Bach's English suite. Grieg wrote his 'Peer Gynt Suite', and Holst 'The Planets Suite'.  Romantic composers often created suites out of their ballet and opera scores. Well-known examples are Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker suite, though this is catalogued here under 'Ballet Music',  and Bizet's Carmen suite.

 

 


Tunes belonging to the Suite category. Audio is available for 127 tunes for this category.
  
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No.Name of WorkComposerEnsemblePeriod
1 Air on the G String, from Suite No.3 in DBachWind Chamber GroupsBaroque
2 Album for the Young, Op 68 pianoSchumannSoloRomantic
3 Arlequin from Carnaval Op 9SchumannSoloRomantic
4 Carnival of the AnimalsSaint-SaensDuetRomantic
5 Cerdaña. Cinq Études Pittoresques (Five Picturesque Studies for the Piano).De-SéveracSoloImpressionist
6 Dolly SuiteFauréDuetRomantic
7 Gymnopédies (for piano)SatieSoloModern (Serious)
8 Holberg Suite (Aus Holberg's Zeit)GriegOrchestraRomantic
9 Hungarian dancesBrahmsOrchestraRomantic
10 Jeux d'Enfants - Suite for Orchestra, Op 22BizetOrchestraRomantic
11 Karelia Suite for Orchestra, Op 11SibeliusOrchestraRomantic
12 L'Arlesienne Suites Nos 1 and 2.BizetOrchestraRomantic
13 Lieutenant Kije Suite - Op 60ProkofievOrchestraModern (Serious)
14 Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental MusicMendelssohnOrchestraRomantic
15 Minuet from French Suite No.3, BWV 814BachSoloBaroque
16 Minuet from Keyboard Suit No.1 in GPurcellSoloBaroque
17 Music for the Royal FireworksHandelTrioBaroque
18 Papillons Op 2SchumannSoloRomantic
19 Peer Gynt Suites 1 and 2GriegOrchestraRomantic
20 Peter and the WolfProkofievOrchestraModern (Serious)
21 Préambule from Carnaval Op 9SchumannSoloRomantic
22 Savannah ExcerptsGomersallOrchestraModern (Serious)
23 Scenes from Childhood Op. 15SchumannSoloRomantic
24 Scheherezade Op 35Rimsky-KorsakovOrchestraRomantic
25 Serenade for Strings in E Op 22DvořákOrchestraRomantic
26 Serenade for Strings, Op 20ElgarOrchestraRomantic
27 Slavonic Dances for Orchestra, Op 46 and Op 72DvořákOrchestraRomantic
28 Suite Algerienne, Opus 60, Orchestra.Saint-SaensOrchestraRomantic
29 Suite in D majorSaint-SaensOrchestraRomantic
30 Suite No.2 in B minor for flute and stringsBachOrchestraBaroque
31 The Planets SuiteHolstOrchestraModern (Serious)
32 The Tempest: Suite for Orchestra. Opus 109SibeliusOrchestraRomantic
33 Water MusicHandelOrchestraBaroque
34 West to East - Suite for OrchestraGomersallOrchestraModern (Serious)
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