20th-century classical composers

Name the composer for each of the works.
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West Side Story
Leonard Bernstein
Voice in Hiroshima
Toshio Hosokawa
Three Places in New England
Charles Ives
The Rite of Spring
Igor Stravinsky
Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin
Prelude in C-sharp minor (Op. 3, No. 2)
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Metastaseis
Iannis Xenakis
La fanciulla del West
Giacomo Puccini
Klavierstücke
Karlheinz Stockhausen
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Gurre-Lieder
Arnold Schoenberg
Ein Walzertraum
Oscar Straus
Cloudburst
Eric Whitacre
Clair de lune
Claude Debussy
Carmina Burana
Carl Orff
Musica ricercata
György Ligeti
4'33"
John Cage
Appalachian Spring
Aaron Copland
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Level 93
Jun 30, 2017
How are Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Khachaturian, Gliere, and Britten not listed. They were some of the most important. Williams as well.
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Level 56
Oct 26, 2018
By Williams, I assume you mean Vaughan Williams. Holst would have been welcome, as well.
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Level 70
Sep 23, 2019
Schönberg and Schonberg should be accepted as valid answers
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Level 91
Oct 13, 2023
Most folks who know classical music will automatically think “Cloudburst” refers to the last movement of the “Grand Canyon Suite” by Ferde Grofe. The one listed here is extremely obscure, to put it kindly.