Short Incidence

Searching for compositions with seven accidentals there arise some compositions with just short incidences of such a key.


Composer Opus
Pedro Albéniz
(1795-1855)
Mi Delicia
Notturno para piano a cuatro manos op. 61
 
19 bars in C-sharp major.
Charles H. V. Alkan
(1813-1888)
2. concerto da camera in C sharp minor for piano op. 10
 
The Coda uses C sharp major.
Prélude op. 31 no. 18 in C sharp minor
25 Préludes in all keys for piano op. 31
 
The middle section and the coda is in C sharp major.
Minuettino in C sharp minor op. 63 Nr. 32
48 Esquisses for piano op. 63
 
The trio section and the coda uses C sharp major.
Alfred Julius Becher
(1803-1848)
No. 6 Moderato quasi recitativo e penseroso
Monologues at the piano op. 9
1845 published by H. F. Müller, Vienna
 
The piece ends in A flat minor.
Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
Variation No. 3
Sonata No. 12 in A flat major op. 26 for piano (1801)
 
The key of the third variation from Andante con Variazioni is A flat minor
Prelude op. 39 No. 1 for piano
Two Preludes 'Through all the major keys' op. 39 for piano
 
The key of C sharp major takes place.
Carl Bohm
(1844-1920)
Trio for piano, violin and violoncello in E flat major op. 313
Published by Julius Hainauer, Breslau
 
The 5. variation from the second set theme with variations is in A flat minor.
René de Boisdeffre
(1838-1906)
2. Sonata for piano and violin op. 50
 
The second set contains 19 bars in A-flat minor.
William Bolcom
(*1938)
Seabiscuits Rag in G flat major for piano
 
The entire Trio section is in C flat major (36 bars).
Sergej Bortkiewicz
(1877-1952)
Sonata no. 2 in c sharp minor for piano, op. 60
 
The coda is in C sharp major.
Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E flat major op. 40
 
Bar 287-355 (Molto meno Allegro) has A flat minor.
Louis Brassin
(1840-1884)
Etude for piano in A flat major op. 12 no. 1
 
The key of the middle section is A flat minor.
Georgi Catoire
(1861-1926)
Soirée d'hiver in D major for piano
Trois morceaux op. 2
 
The middle section uses C flat major.
Alejandro García Caturla
(1906-1940)
Comparsa
Second Suite of Cuban Dances
 
The Allegro section begins with A flat minor.
Frédéric Chopin
(1810-1849)
Contredanse in G flat major for piano
 
The contrasting section (trio) is in C flat major.
Carl Czerny
(1791-1857)
Rondo in A flat major
Sonata op. 7 for piano
 
The middle section uses A flat minor.
Nocturne in E flat major op. 647 for piano
Published by Pietroe Mechetti.
 
16 bars in A flat minor.
Claude Debussy
(1862-1918)
La Mer
 
The second set "Jeux de vagues" has 10 bars in C sharp major.
Pelléas et Mélisande
 
The last few bars use C sharp major.
Toccata No. 3
Pour le piano (1896-1901)
 
The key of the reprise and the coda is C sharp major.
Jardins sous la pluie No. 3
Estampes (1903)
 
The key of the middle section is C sharp major
Masques
(1904)
 
The key of the main theme preceding the middle section is C sharp major.
Pour les "cinq doigts" - d'après Monsieur Czerny No. 1
12 Études (1915)
 
A short intermezzo of 8 bars in the middle of the piece uses C flat major.
Pour les sonorités opposées No. 10
12 Études (1915)
 
The key of the middle section is C sharp major.
Leonid Desiatnikov
(*1955)
No. 1 Homesickness in f minor
Album for Eilika; Suite for piano in for hands
 
Four bars in A-flat minor.
Felix Draeseke
(1835-1913)
Nr. 1 Tempest Thoughts in F minor for piano
Rückblicke. Five lyric piano pieces op. 43
 
42 bars in A-flat minor.
Marcel Dupré
(1886-1971)
Preludio op. 26, No. 1 in C sharp minor
Second symphony for organ op. 26
 
From bar 301 to the end C sharp major.
Maurice Duruflé
(1902-1986)
Prélude, Adagio et Choral varié op. 4 for organ
sur le thème du "Veni Creator"
 
In the Adagio 22 bars in C sharp major.
Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d'Alain op. 7 for organ
 
Four bars C flat major.
Antonin Dvorák
(1841-1904)
String quartet in A flat major op. 105
(1895)
 
The first set starts in A flat minor (Adagio ma non troppo). From bar 15 the key is A flat major (Allegro appassionato).
Gabriel Fauré
(1845-1924)
Thème et variations op. 73 in C sharp minor pour piano
 
The final variation is in C sharp major.
Fourth Impromptu op. 91 in D flat major for piano
 
The key of the end section is C hsarp major.
Prelude op. 103 no. 2 in C sharp minor for piano
 
The key of the end section is C hsarp major.
José Flores de Jesus
(1921-1999)
Gracinha
 
The trio section is in C flat major.
Manuel Font y de Anta
(1889-1936)
En el parque de María Luisa (Sevilla)
Andalucía, Suite para piano
 
The complete middle section uses C sharp major.
En la Alameda de Hércules (Sevilla)
Andalucía, Suite para piano
 
A slow Interlude is in A flat minor.
Gerhard Frommel
(1906-1984)
Herbstfeier op. 8
 
The first set begins with C-sharp major.
Daniel E. Gawthrop
(*1949)
O Jerusalem
A Symphony for Organ
 
The first set Allegro contains 36 bars in A-flat minor.
Karl Goldmark
(1830-1915)
Symphony No. 2 in E-flat major op. 35
 
The third set Allegro quasi Presto ends in A-flat minor.
Fernand Halphen
(1872-1917)
Sonata for violin and piano in C-sharp minor
 
The Coda of the Final uses C sharp major.
Joseph Haydn
(1732-1809)
Menuetto in C sharp minor for piano
Sonate cis-Moll Hob. XVI:36
 
The key of the trio is C sharp major.
Robert Hebble
(*1934)
II. "Praise ye Him, sun and moon: praise Him, all ye stars of light"
A Symphony of Light for organ
 
The second set contains ten bars in A-sharp minor.
Theodore Holland
(1878-1947)
Variations on an Original Theme in F sharp minor for piano
 
The beginning of the final is in C sharp major.
Carl von Holten
(1836-1912)
No. 2 Andante in A-flat major
Six Etudes de Concert op. 9 for piano
 
The middle section Agitato is in A-flat minor.
Ferdinand Hummel
(1855-1928)
Piano quartet in C-sharp minor op. 19
 
The end of the fourth set (Finale) uses C-sharp major.
John Ireland
(1879-1962)
Ballade for piano
 
At the end C-sharp major.
Leos Janácek
(1854-1928)
Sonata for violin and piano
 
The 4th movement contains some passages in A flat minor.
Joseph Jongen
(1873-1953)
Prelude et fugue in E flat major op. 121 for organ
 
5 bars in C sharp major in the prelude.
Sigfrid Karg-Elert
(1877-1933)
No. 6 Aria seriosa in C-sharp minor for organ
Ten characteristic pieces op. 86
 
No. 6 ends in C-sharp major.
Zoltán Kodály
(1882-1967)
Dances of Marosszék in C-sharp minor for orchestra
 
Two sections (12 bars Moderato and the ending Section, Allegro con brio) use C-sharp major.
Franz Liszt
(1811-1886)
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6
 
The first section marked Presto uses C sharp major.
Alessandro Longo
(1864-1945)
Sonata op. 32 in C minor for piano
 
The fourth variation is in A flat minor.
Albéric Magnard
(1865-1914)
Fourth Symphonie in C-sharp minor op. 21
 
The end of the first set uses C-sharp major.
Gustav Mahler
(1860-1911)
Symphony IX 3. Movement Rondo Burleske
 
From bar 180 on 18 bars A flat minor
Adolphe Marty
(1865-1942)
No 8: Thème varié
Ten pieces in free style for organ
 
The introduction has A-flat minor, the rest is in A-flat major.
Nikolaj Medtner
(1880-1951)
Primavera op. 39 no. 3 in B flat major for piano
Forgotten Melodies op. 39
 
The middle section uses C flat major.
Danza sinfonica in g-minor op.40 no. 2 for piano
 
The middle section C-sharp major.
Emanuel Moór
(1863-1931)
Prélude in D flat major op. 71/1
Quatre Préludes op. 71 pour piano
 
An intermediate section uses C sharp major.
Moritz Moszkowski
(1854-1925)
Impromptu op. 73 no. 2 in A flat major
3 piano pieces op. 73
 
The middle section uses A flat minor.
Ernesto Nazareth
(1863-1934)
Labirinto in G flat major for piano
 
The trio section is in C flat major.
Paul Pabst
(1854-1897)
Reminiscences de l'opéra "Le Démon" d'Antoine Rubinstein
Grande fantaisie pour le piano
 
One section uses A flat minor.
Vilém Petrželka
(1889-1967)
String Quartet in C minor op. 6
 
The 2nd movement contains some passages in A flat minor.
Carl Piutti
(1846-1902)
Finale
Sonata in G minor for organ op. 22
 
The final has four bars with C sharp major.
Francis Poulenc
(1899-1963)
Aubade for piano and 11 instruments
 
C-sharp major at the Entrée de Diane.
Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)
Five o'clock Fox-trot for piano
Fantaisie extraite de "L'Enfant et les Sortilèges", arranged by Henri Gil-Marchex
 
A great part of the piece is in A-flat minor.
Ottorino Respighi
(1879-1936)
Prelude No. 2 in C sharp minor for piano
Tre Preludi sopra melodie gregoriane
 
The Largo section is in C sharp major.
Camille Saint-Saëns
(1835-1921)
Piano trio no. 2 in E minor
 
6 bars in A flat minor.
Xaver Scharwenka
(1850-1924)
Valse brillante in A-flat major op. 13 for piano
 
In the middle section 60 bars in A flat minor/C-flat major.
Franz Schubert
(1797-1828)
Variations on an Original Theme in A-flat major for piano four-hands, D.813
 
Variation 5 is in A-flat minor.
Piano piece no. 2 in E-flat major
Three piano pieces D.946
 
The second episode is in A-flat minor.
Piano sonata in B flat major, D960
 
The coda of the second set uses C sharp major.
Adolf Andrej Schulz-Evler
(1852-1905)
Concert Arabesques on Motifs by Johann Strauss for piano
 
The middle section of the second waltz uses C flat major.
Giovanni Sgambati
(1841-1914)
Minuetto L. van Beethoven in G flat major for piano
 
The middle section is in C-flat major.
Richard Strauss
(1864-1949)
Salome op. 54
Opera in one act
 
The last scene has several parts in the key of C-sharp major.
Igor Strawinski
(1882-1971)
L'oiseau de Feu
Conte dansé en deux tableaux
 
The beginning uses A flat minor.
Louis Vierne
(1870-1937)
Agnus Dei in C sharp minor
Messe solennelle op. 16 (1900)
 
The closing dona nobis pacem moves to C sharp major.
Ricardo Viñes
(1875-1943)
3. Threnodie ou Funérailles antiques in G-sharp minor
Quatre Hommages for piano
 
The middle section is in A-flat minor.
Eric Whitacre
(*1970)
No. 2 "With a lily in your hand" for choir
Three flower songs
 
6 bars in C-sharp major.
No. 3 "Go, lovely rose" for choir
Three flower songs
 
The piece ends with C-sharp major.
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