List of works by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

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Contents

Works with Opus number

  • Op.1 - Cielo di Settembre, for Piano (1910)
  • Op.2 - Questo fu il carro della morte, for Piano (1913)
  • Op.9 - Il raggio verde, for Piano (1916)
  • Op.10 - Signorine, for Violin and Piano (1918)
  • Op.12 - Alghe, for Piano (1919)
  • Op.13 - I Naveganti, for Piano (1919)
  • Op.15 - Ritmi, for Violin and Piano (1920)
  • Op.16 - Capitan Fracassa, for Violin and Piano
  • Op.17 - Cipressi, for Piano (1920)
  • Op.21 - Vitalba e Biancospino, Fiaba Silvana, for Piano (1921)
  • Op.25 - Epigrafe, for Piano (1922)
  • Op.26 - Piccino Picciò, for Voice and Piano
  • Op. 47 No. 1 - I Nottambuli (Variazioni Fantastiche), for Cello and Piano (1927)
  • Op.50 - Cello Sonata, Op. 50 (1928)
  • Op.51 - Piano Sonata, Op. 51 (1928)
  • Op. 53 No. 3 - Canto Ebraico, for Cello and Piano (1928)
  • Op.54 - Passatempi, for Piano (1928)
  • Op.59 - Crinoline, for Piano (1929)
  • Op.82a - Notturno Sull'Acqua for cello and piano, Op. 82a (1935)
  • Op.82b - Scherzino for cello and piano, Op. 82b (1935)
  • Op.83 - Toccata for cello and piano, Op. 83 (1935)


  • Op.90 - Lecho Dodi, for mixed choir and cantor
  • Op.122 - Sacred Service for Sabbath Eve, for baritone, mixed choir and organ
  • Op.141 - Evangélion. La storia di Gesù, narrata ai fainciulli in 28 piccoli pezzi, for Piano (1949)
  • Op.152 - Romancero gitano, for mixed choir and guitar
  • Op.170 - Greeting Cards (1960?)
No. 1. Tango (on the name of Andre Previn) (piano)
No. 2. Serenatella (on the name of Jascha Heifetz) (violin, piano)
No. 3. Valse (on the name of Gregor Piatigorsky)(cello, piano) (1954)
No. 4. Mirages (on the name of Gieseking) (piano)
No. 5. Tonadilla (on the name of Andrès Segovia) (guitar)
No. 21. Suite 508 for Viola and Piano (1960?)
No. 23. Intermezzo on the Name of Harvey Siegal, for Violin and Piano
No.24. Valse bluette on the Name of Erick Friedman, for Violin and Piano
No. 25. Hungarian serenade on the Name of Miklós Rózsa, for Violin and Piano
No. 28. Ein Quartett-Satz on the name of Walter Arlen (1960)
Prelude on the Name of Frederick Tulan, for Organ (1954)
  • Op.179 - 2 Sonatas for Trumpet and Piano, Op. 179 (manuscript)
  • Op.187 -Sonata Zoologica, for Piano (1960)
  • Op.205 - Sonatina for Flute and Guitar (1965)
  • Op.206 - Eclogues, for flute, English horn & guitar (1965)
  • Op.208 - Sonata for Cello and Harp (1967)


For Violin

  • Figaro. Concert-Rhapsodie on Rossini's Barber of Seville
  • Sea Murmurs
  • Alt Wien
  • Meditation 'Kol Nidre' for cello and piano, R111a (1947)

Organ

  • 6 Preludes for Organ on a Theme of Bruto Senigaglia (1962)

Guitar

  • Variazioni attraverso i secoli (Variations à travers les siècles), Op. 71 (1932)
  • Sonata Hommage à Boccherini, Op. 77 (1934)
  • Capriccio Diabolico (Hommage to Paganini), Op. 85a (1935)
  • Tarantella, Op. 87a (1935)
  • Aranci in fiore, Op. 87b (1935)
  • Variations plaisantes sur un petit air populaire, Op. 95 (1937)
  • Rondò, Op. 129 (1946)
  • Suite, Op. 133 (1947)
  • Preludio in forma di habanera (1954)
  • Tre Preludi mediterranei, Op. 176 (1955)
  • Escarramán, Op. 177 (1955)
  • Passacaglia, Op. 180 (1956)
  • Platero y Yo, Op. 190 for guitar and narrator (1960)
  • Tre Preludi al Circeo, Op. 194
  • 24 Caprichos de Goya, Op. 195 (1961)
  • Appunti, Op. 210 (unfinished, 1967–8)

Two guitars

  • Sonata canonica, Op. 196 (1961)
  • Les Guitares bien tempérées, Op. 199 (24 preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys) (1962)
  • Fuga Elegiaca, Op. 210a (1967)

Chamber

  • 3 String Quartets, Opp. 69 in G, 139, 203 (manuscript)
  • Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 128 (1945)
  • Guitar Quintet (guitar and string quartet), Op. 143 (1950)
  • Sonata in C minor for Viola and Cello, Op. 144 (1950?)
  • Fantasia for Guitar and Piano, Op. 145 (1950)
  • Aria for oboe, cello and guitar, Op. 146C, No. 3 (1950)
  • Choral With Variations for 4 Horns in F, Op. 162 (1953)

Orchestral

  • Overture: La Bisbetica domata (The Taming of the Shrew), Op. 61 (1930)
  • Overture: La Dodicesima notte (Twelfth Night), Op. 73 (1933)
  • Overture: Il Mercante di Venezia (The Merchant of Venice), Op. 76 (1933)
  • Overture: Giulio Cesare (Julius Caesar), Op. 78 (1934)
  • Overture: Il Racconto d'inverno (The Winter's Tale), Op. 80 (1935)
  • Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 108 (1940)
  • Overture: King John, Op. 111 (1941)
  • Overture: Antony and Cleopatra, Op. 134 (1947)
  • Overture: The Tragedy of Coriolanus, Op. 135 (1947)
  • Overture: Much Ado about Nothing, Op. 164 (1953)
  • Overture: As You Like It, Op. 166 (1953)
  • Four Dances from 'Love's Labours Lost', Op. 167 (1953)

Concertante

  • Violin
    • Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 31 Concerto italiano
    • Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 66 I Profeti (The Prophets; for Jascha Heifetz)
  • Piano
    • Concerto for Piano No. 1 in G major, Op. 46 (1927)
    • Concerto for Piano No. 2 in F major, Op. 92 (1936–7)
  • Cello
    • Cello Concerto in G minor, Op. 72 (1933; for Gregor Piatigorsky)
  • Harp
    • Concertino for Harp and Chamber Orchestra, op. 93
  • Oboe
    • Concerto da camera, Op. 146a
  • Guitar
    • Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 99 (1939)
    • Serenade, for guitar and chamber orchestra, Op. 118
    • Guitar Concerto No. 2 in C major, Op. 160 (1953)
    • Concerto for Two Guitars, Op. 201 (1962)

Operas

  • La Mandragola (prologue & 2 acts, after Niccolò Machiavelli), Op. 20, 1920–23, Venice, Fenice, May 1926; revision in 2 acts in German, Wiesbaden, Staatsoper, 1928
  • All's Well that Ends Well (3 acts, after William Shakespeare), Op. 182; Italian translation as Giglietta di Narbona, unperformed
  • The Merchant of Venice (3 acts, after Shakespeare), Op. 181, 1956; as Il mercante di Venezia, Florence, Comunale, 25 May 1961; in original English version: Los Angeles, Shrine Auditorium, 13 April 1966
  • Saul (3 acts, after V. Alfieri), Op. 191, 1958–60, unperformed
  • The Importance of Being Ernest (comic opera, 3 acts, after Oscar Wilde), Op. 198, 1961–2, RAI, 1972; staged: New York, La Guardia, 22 Feb 1975

Ballet

  • Bacco in Toscana (after F. Redi), Op. 39, 2 solo vv, chorus, orch, 1925-6, Milan, 1931
  • Pesce turchino, Florence, 1937 (after piano piece La sirenetta e il pesce turchino)
  • Bas-relief: La Reine Nefertiti, 1937 (Paris, 1938)
  • The Birthday of the Infanta (Wilde), Op. 115, 1942 (New Orleans, 1947)
  • The Octoroon Ball (K. Dunham), Op. 136, 1947–9

Vocal

  • Stelle Cadenti (Shooting Star). Cycle of 12 songs in Italian for voice and piano (1919)
  • Tre fioretti di San Francesco (Three little flowers of Saint Francis), Op. 11 (1920) for voice and orchestra
  • Sei odi di Orazio (Six Odes of Horatius) for voice and piano (1930)
  • Naomi and Ruth, Op. 27 (1947). Cantata for soprano, women's chorus and orchestra
  • Sacred Service for the Sabbath Eve, Op. 122 (1943) for tenor, baritone, speaker, organ and orchestra
  • "Morning in Iowa", for voice, accordion, banjo, clarinet, double bass, percussion
  • Vogelweide, Op. 186 (1959) for baritone and guitar
  • Memorial Service for the Departed, Op. 192 (1960)
  • The Divan of Moses Ibn Ezra, for soprano and guitar (1966)

Film music

  • Credited contributions (full list of the 11 scores that were credited to the composer)
1. The Return of the Vampire (Lew Landers, 1943)
2. The Black Parachute (Lew Landers, 1944)
3. She's a Soldier Too (William Castle, 1944)
4. And Then There Were None (René Clair, 1945)
5. Time Out of Mind (Robert Siodmak, 1947)
6. The Loves of Carmen (Charles Vidor, 1948)
7. Rogues of Sherwood Forest (Gordon Douglas, 1950)
8. The Brave Bulls (Robert Rossen, 1951)
9. Mask of the Avenger (Phil Karlson, 1951)
10. The Brigand (Phil Karlson, 1952)
11. The Long Wait (Victor Saville, 1954)
  • Uncredited contributions as "composer of original music" (selected)
The Stars Look Down (Carol Reed, 1940) <US version>
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Victor Fleming, 1941)
Rage in Heaven (W.S. Van Dyke, 1941)
The Affairs of Martha (Jules Dassin, 1942)
Vendetta <short> (Joseph M. Newman, 1942)
Somewhere I'll Find You (Wesley Ruggles, 1942)
A Yank at Eton (Norman Taurog, 1942)
White Cargo (Richard Thorpe, 1942)
Reunion in France (Jules Dassin, 1942)
Keeper of the Flame (George Cukor, 1942)
Journey for Margaret (W. S. Van Dyke, 1942)
Mr. Blabbermouth! <short> (1942)
Tortilla Flat (Victor Fleming, 1942)
Fingers at the Window (1942)
Harrigan's Kid (1943)
DuBarry Was a Lady (Roy Del Ruth, 1943)
Bataan (Tay Garnett, 1943)
Lassie Come Home (Fred M. Wilcox, 1943)
Whistling in Brooklyn (S. Sylvan Simon, 1943)
The Cross of Lorraine (Tay Garnett, 1943)
Forgotten Treasure (Basil Wrangell, 1943)
Hitler's Madman (Douglas Sirk, 1943)
Above Suspicion (Richard Thorpe, 1943)
Plan for Destruction (Edward Cahn, 1943)
In Our Time (Vincent Sherman, 1944)
The Heavenly Body (Alexander Hall, 1944)
Gaslight (George Cukor, 1944)
Mr. Winkle Goes to War (Alfred E. Green, 1944)
The Canterville Ghost (Jules Dassin, 1944)
Secret Command (A. Edward Sutherland, 1944)
Mrs. Parkington (Tay Garnett, 1944)
Gentle Annie (Andrew Marton, 1944)
Dancing in Manhattan (1944)
Sergeant Mike (Henry Levin, 1944)
The Mark of the Whistler (William Castle, 1944)
Barbary Coast Gent (Roy Del Ruth, 1944)
Address Unknown (William Cameron Menzies, 1944)
Rationing (Willis Goldbeck, 1944)
Two-Man Submarine (Lew Landers, 1944)
Main Street After Dark (Edward L. Cahn, 1945)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Albert Lewin, 1945)
Without Love (Harold S. Bucquet, 1945)
The Clock (Vincente Minnelli, 1945)
Son of Lassie (Sylvan Simon, 1945)
The Valley of Decision (Tay Garnett, 1945)
Bewitched (Arch Oboler, 1945)
The Hidden Eye (Richard Whorf, 1945)
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (Roy Rowland, 1945)
I Love a Mystery (Henry Levin, 1945)
The Crime Doctor's Courage (1945)
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (Robert Siodmak, 1945)
Voice of the Whistler (William Castle, 1945)
Prison Ship (Arthur Dreifuss, 1945)
A Letter for Evie (Jules Dassin, 1946)
Bad Bascomb (Sylvan Simon, 1946)
Undercurrent (Vincente Minnelli, 1946)
Night Editor (Henry Levin, 1946)
Dangerous Business (D. Ross Lederman, 1946)
Courage of Lassie (Fred M. Wilcox, 1946)
Shadowed (John Sturges, 1946)
Desire Me (George Cukor, 1947)
  • Uncredited contributions as "composer of stock music" (selected)
Seven Sweethearts (Frank Borzage, 1942)
Cry of the Werewolf (Henry Levin, 1944)
Manhunt of Mystery Island (Spencer Gordon Bennet, Yakima Canutt, Wallace Grissell, 1945)
Escape in the Fog (Budd Boetticher, 1945)
The Adventures of Rusty (Paul Burnford, 1945)
My Name Is Julia Ross (Joseph H. Lewis, 1945)
Just Before Dawn (William Castle, 1946)
Mysterious Intruder (William Castle, 1946)
The Man Who Dared (John Sturges, 1946)
The Unknown (Henry Levin, 1946)
Bulldog Drummond at Bay (Sidney Salkow, 1947)
The Millerson Case (George Archainbaud, 1947)
Key Witness (D. Ross Lederman, 1947)
Alias a Gentleman (Harry Beaumont, 1948)
The Return of the Whistler (D. Ross Lederman, 1948)
The Gentleman from Nowhere (William Castle, 1948)
The Stratton Story (Sam Wood, 1949)
Batman and Robin <serial> (Spencer Gordon Bennet, 1949)
Brave Warrior (Spencer Gordon Bennet, 1952)
Cripple Creek (Ray Nazarro, 1952)
Captain Pirate (Ralph Murphy, 1952)
Desperate Search (Joseph H. Lewis, 1952)
Man in the Dark (Lew Landers, 1953)
Serpent of the Nile (William Castle, 1953)
Cry of the Hunted (Joseph H. Lewis, 1953)
Siren of Bagdad (Richard Quine, 1953)
Big Leaguer (Robert Aldrich, 1953)
Charge of the Lancers (William Castle, 1954)
Battle of Rogue River (William Castle, 1954)
Drums of Tahiti (William Castle, 1954)
Cannibal Attack (Lee Sholem, 1954)
Creature with the Atom Brain (Edward L. Cahn, 1955)
Devil Goddess (Spencer G. Bennet, 1955)
The Crooked Web (Nathan Juran, 1955)
The Werewolf (Fred F. Sears, 1956)
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (Fred F. Sears, 1956)
Zombies of Mora Tau (Edward L. Cahn, 1957)
The Guns of Fort Petticoat (George Marshall, 1957)
Hellcats of the Navy (Nathan Juran, 1957)
The Giant Claw (Fred F. Sears, 1957)
20 Million Miles to Earth (Nathan H. Juran, 1957)
Stop! Look! and Laugh! (Don Appell, Louis Brandt, Jules White, 1960)
The Love Machine (Jack Haley, Jr., 1971)

See also

The Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Papers Collection in the Library of Congress containing a complete list of works and writings.