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The following is a list of jazz-influenced classical compositions.

Classical music has often


incorporated elements or material from popular music of the composer's time. Jazz has influenced
classical music particularly early- and mid-20th-century composers including Maurice Ravel.

Composer Date Work

George Antheil 1925 A Jazz Symphony

1954 Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra, Op. 46


Malcolm Arnold 1959 Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra, Op. 67
1974 Concerto No. 2 for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 115

Milton Babbitt 1957 All Set

1941–42
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
1944
Fancy Free
Leonard 1948–
Symphony No. 2, The Age of Anxiety
Bernstein 49/1965
Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs
1949
Serenade after Plato's "Symposium"
1954

Concerto for Jazz Orchestra


1946 Die Gesänge des Seeräubers O'Rourke und seiner Geliebten Sally
1958 Brown, beide auf das Felseneiland En Vano Anhelar verschlagen,
Boris Blacher 1966 Op. 56
1972 Plus Minus One for string quartet and jazz ensemble
1972 Blues, Espagnola und Rumba philharmonica for 12 cellos
Stars and Strings, for jazz ensemble and string orchestra

1936–37 The Cradle Will Rock


Marc Blitzstein
1946–48 Regina
1920–21 Three Moods for piano
1925 Music for the Theater
1926 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Aaron Copland
1946 Danzón Cubano
1947–48 Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
1961 Something Wild, film score

1924 Rhapsody in Blue


1925 Concerto in F
George 1928 An American in Paris
Gershwin 1931 Second Rhapsody
1933–34 Variations on "I Got Rhythm"
1935 Porgy and Bess

1951 Boulevard Solitude


Hans Werner
1956–57 Ondine
Henze
1968 Versuch über Schweine

Paul Hindemith 1922 Suite für Klavier

1921–22 Sonatine, for Clarinet (or Cello) and Piano


Arthur Honegger 1924 Concertino for Piano and Orchestra
1929 Concerto for Cello and Orchestra

Ernst Krenek 1926 Jonny spielt auf

1927 Elegiac Blues


Constant 1927 The Rio Grande
Lambert 1928–29 Piano Sonata
1930–31 Concerto for Piano and Nine Players
Rolf Liebermann 1954 Concerto for Jazzband and Symphony Orchestra

1940 Ballade for trombone and piano


Frank Martin
1956 Études for string orchestra ("Pour le pizzicato")

1920 Caramel Mou, Op. 68, for piano


Darius Milhaud 1922 Trois rag caprices, Op. 78, for piano
1923 La création du monde[1]

Robert Morris 1973 Not Lilacs

Krzysztof
1971 Actions
Penderecki

1923–27 Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano


Maurice Ravel 1929–31 Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
1929–31 Piano Concerto in G

Gunther Schuller 1959 Concertino for Jazz Quartet and Orchestra

John Serry, Sr. 1955 American Rhapsody for solo Accordion, revised for Piano in 2002

1927 Tahiti Trot (based on Tea For Two)


Dmitri
1934 Suite for Jazz Orchestra
Shostakovich
1938 Suite No. 2 for Jazz Orchestra

Elie Siegmeister 1956 Clarinet Concerto


1950 Drei Lieder
1951 Sonatine for violin and piano
1951 Kreuzspiel
1955–57 Gruppen
Karlheinz 1959 Zyklus
Stockhausen 1959 Refrain
1958–60 Kontakte
1965 Mikrophonie II
1974–75 Tierkreis
1983 Luzifers Tanz

1917–18
Ragtime for 11 instruments
1918
Histoire du soldat
1919
Piano-Rag-Music
Igor Stravinsky 1936–
Praeludium
37/53
Scherzo à la russe
1944
Ebony Concerto
1945

Michael Tippett 1970–72 Symphony No. 3

Kurt Weill 1928 The Threepenny Opera

Alec Wilder 1939-41 Octets