The 99 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music

The 99 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music

April 1, 2012
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Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Overture
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
4:14 $0.99
Canon and Gigue in D Major, P. 37: I. Canon
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 "Fate": I. Allegro con brio
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
7:28 $0.99
Nocturnes, Op. 9: No. 2, Andante in E-Flat Major
by Finghin Collins
4:53 $0.99
Xerxes, HWV 40, Act I: Ombra mai fu (Largo)
by Shigeo Genda, Yoshikazu Mela & Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
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Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise"
by Finghin Collins
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Cantata, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben", Pt. 2: X. Chorale: "Jesu bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring)
by Masaaki Suzuki & Bach Collegium Japan
3:20 $0.99
The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269 "Spring": I. Allegro
by David Parry, Pieter Schoeman & London Philharmonic Orchestra
3:12 $0.99
Ave Maria, D. 839
by Calvin Wiersma, Amy Butler & Mary Jane Newman
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Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
by Klemens Schnorr
8:54 $0.99
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550: I. Molto Allegro
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: I. Introduction "Sunrise"
by Leonard Slatkin & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
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Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: III. Alla turca
by Finghin Collins
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Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne
by Conrad von der Goltz
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Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: II. Andante
by David Parry, Finghin Collins & London Philharmonic Orchestra
7:18 $0.99
The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II: XIV. Waltz of the Flowers
by Heribert Beissel & Bonn Classical Philharmonic
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3 Gymnopédies: I. Lent et douloureux
by Finghin Collins
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Carmina Burana, Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: No. 1, O Fortuna
by David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
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Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: I. Scène
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
by Finghin Collins
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21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: No. 5, Allegro in F-Sharp Minor
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Adagio in G Minor
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
8:37 $0.99
Liebesträume, S. 541: No. 3, O lieb so lang' du lieben kannst
by Jerome Rose
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14 Romances, Op. 34: No. 14, Vocalise (Lentamente)
by Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
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The Blue Danube, Op. 314
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
5:51 $0.99
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito
by James Judd, John Lill & London Symphony Orchestra
20:29 $0.99
Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626: III. Dies Irae
by Johannes Somary, Amor Artis Orchestra & Amor Artis Chamber Choir
1:37 $0.99
Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 846
by Christiane Jaccottet
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Cavatina
by Craig Ogden
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Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb:1: III. Allegro molto
by Roland Keller, Laszlo Varga & Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
6:53 $0.99
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 "From the New World": II. Largo
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
12:49 $0.99
Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: II. The Last Spring
by Heribert Beissel & Bonn Classical Philharmonic
4:39 $0.99
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso - Rondo (Allegro)
by Zsolt Deàky, Hanae Nakajima & Nürnberger Symphoniker
18:35 $0.99
Suite bergamasque, L. 75: III. Clair de lune
by Finghin Collins
5:13 $0.99
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: III. La réjouissance
by Isaiah Jackson & Berliner Symphoniker
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Pavane, Op. 50
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
5:07 $0.99
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major: III. Notturno (Andante)
by Lucerne String Quartet
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Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759 "The Unfinished": I. Allegro moderato
by Hans Swarowsky & Münchener Sinfonieorchester
15:43 $0.99
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: III. Allegro
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
5:44 $0.99
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
8:22 $0.99
Thaïs, Act II: Méditation
by David Parry, Pieter Schoeman & London Philharmonic Orchestra
5:01 $0.99
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato
by Kjell Ingebretsen, Eva Knardahl & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
13:53 $0.99
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: III. Adagio
by Owain Arwel Hughes & Royal Scottish National Orchestra
16:12 $0.99
Recorder Concerto in C Major, RV 443: II. Largo
by Dan Laurin and Bach Collegium Japan
4:18 $0.99
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
7:57 $0.99
Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato
by Jaime Laredo and Scottish Chamber Orchestra
13:07 $0.99
Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2 Scene 7: No. 44, Hallelujah (Chorus)
by David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
3:32 $0.99
Quintet in A Major, D. 667 "The Trout": II. Andante
by Rochester Chamber Players
7:02 $0.99
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, BWV 208: IX. Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep May Safely Graze)
by Mary Jane Newman & Musica Antiqua New York
4:35 $0.99
Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6 No. 8 "Christmas Concerto": V. Allegro - VI. Pastorale: Largo
by Günter Kehr & Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
5:23 $0.99
Symphony No. 5, Pt. 3: IV. Adagietto
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
11:00 $0.99
Messa da Requiem: II. Sequence, No. 1, Dies irae - Tuba mirum
by David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
3:55 $0.99
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86 (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun)
by Bertrand Loic & Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
10:18 $0.99
Le Carnaval des Animaux, R. 125: XIII. Le Cygne
by Stockholm Chamber Duo
2:53 $0.99
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio
by John Lubbock, Michael Conn & Orchestra of St. John's
10:53 $0.99
Serenade No. 10 in B-Flat Major, K. 361 "Gran Partita": III. Adagio
by A. Robert Johnson & The New York Philomusica Winds
5:44 $0.99
Tristan and Isolde, WWV 90: Prelude to Act I
by Robert Wagner and Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra
10:28 $0.99
Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato
by Lev Markiz, Torleif Thedéen & Malmö Symphony Orchestra
8:08 $0.99
Turandot, Act III: Nessun dorma
by Andrej Kucharsky, Jan Stych & Brno Janácek Opera Orchestra
2:50 $0.99
The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Allegro giocoso)
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
7:46 $0.99
Orpheus and Eurydice, Wq. 41: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
by Jan-Olav Wedin & Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
6:48 $0.99
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
by Alfred Brendel
5:40 $0.99
Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons), Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315 "L'estate" (Summer): III. Presto: Tempo impetuoso d'Estate
by Nils-Erik Sparf and Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
2:57 $0.99
Requiem in D Minor, K. 626: IIIf. Sequenz, Lacrymosa
by David Parry, Andrej Kucharsky, Catherine Bremen, Elisabeth Santi, Todd Donovan, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
2:49 $0.99
The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Act III: Interlude "Flight of the Bumblebee"
by Stanislav Gorkovenko & Hermitage Museum Orchestra
1:33 $0.99
Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act II: Lascia ch'io pianga
by Shigeo Genda, Yoshikazu Mela & Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
3:52 $0.99
Festival Overture in E-Flat Major, Op. 49 "The Year 1812"
by Maurice Abravanel & Utah Symphony Orchestra
15:43 $0.99
Violin Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006: I. Preludio
by Nobuko Imai
3:32 $0.99
Symphony No. 94 in G Major, Hob. 1:94 "The Surprice": II. Andante
by Eugen Duvier & Camerata Rhenania
5:55 $0.99
The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: VIII. Romance
by Ivan Marinov, Ivan Peev & Sofia Symphony Orchestra
7:14 $0.99
Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14 "Episode de la vie d'un artiste": V. Songe d'une Nuit du Sabbat (The Witches' Sabbath)
by Anton Nanut & RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra
10:49 $0.99
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning Mood
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
3:44 $0.99
My Fatherland, JB 1:112 "Ma Vlast": II. Vltava (The Moldau River)
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
11:26 $0.99
Tragic Overture in D Minor, Op. 81: Allegro ma non troppo - Molto più moderato - Tempo primo ma tranquillo
by Arpad Joó & Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
13:26 $0.99
24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1: No. 24, Caprice in A Minor, Tema con variazioni (Quasi presto)
by Ruggiero Ricci
3:49 $0.99
Die Walkürie, WWV 86b, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
5:11 $0.99
String Quartet in C Major, Hob. III:77 "Emperor": II. Poco adagio cantabile
by Quartetto Pressenda
8:40 $0.99
Ave Maria (After J.S. Bach)
by Mary Jane Newman, Amy Butler & Musica Antiqua New York
3:06 $0.99
Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: I. Vivace
by David Parry, Pieter Schoeman, Vesselin Gellev & London Philharmonic Orchestra
3:38 $0.99
Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104: I. Allegro
by Neeme Järvi, Frans Helmerson & Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
15:03 $0.99
Syrinx, L. 129
by Jadwiga Kotnowska
2:28 $0.99
Trumpet Voluntary in D Major (The Prince of Denmark's March)
by Mary Jane Newman & Musica Antiqua New York
2:18 $0.99
Rhapsody in Blue
by Leonard Slatkin, Jeffrey Siegel & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
17:57 $0.99
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-Flat Major, BWV 1051: I. Allegro
by Karel Brazda & Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
7:10 $0.99
Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite No. 2, Op. 64: I. Montagues and Capulets
by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski & Minnesota Orchestra
5:22 $0.99
Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39: March No. 1 in D Major
by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
5:45 $0.99
Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, D. 929: II. Andante con moto
by Benedikt Köhlen, Heidrun Ganz & Helmar Stiehler
10:26 $0.99
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 "Jupiter": I. Allegro vivace
by Ernest Bour & SWR Symphony Orchestra
11:30 $0.99
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: I. Allegro non troppo
by Derrick Inouye, Aaron Rosand & Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
20:54 $0.99
Gloria in D Major, RV 589: I. Gloria in excelsis
by Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Atlanta Symphony Chorus
2:22 $0.99
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro"
by Andrew Lane, Victoria Anderson & Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
2:17 $0.99
Boléro, M. 81
by Arpad Joó & London Symphony Orchestra
15:33 $0.99
Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude
by Torleif Thedéen
2:12 $0.99
Pavane pour une infante défunte, M. 19 (Pavane for a Dead Princess)
by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski & Minnesota Orchestra
6:56 $0.99
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, Act II: "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen" (Queen of the Night's Aria)
by Klaus Arp, Maszella Holzapfel & SWR Symphony Orchestra
2:54 $0.99
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto (Excerpt: Ode to Joy)
by David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir & The London Chorus
2:32 $0.99

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  • Date First Available : January 26, 2010
  • Manufacturer : Warner Music Group - X5 Music Group
  • ASIN : B0034E7MK0
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