VARIOUS ARTISTS

100 Classical Favourites

VARIOUS ARTISTS

100 SONGS • 6 HOURS AND 13 MINUTES

1
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, BWV 1047 - 1. (Allegro)
I Musici & Johann Sebastian Bach
04:55
2
Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 2 - 2. Habanera
Orchestre De Paris & Semyon Bychkov
02:01
3
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 In G Minor, K.550 - 1. Molto allegro (Excerpt)
Orchestra Of The 18th Century & Frans Brüggen
02:33
4
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43 - Variation 18
Bella Davidovich, Neeme Järvi & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
02:34
5
Boccherini: String Quintet E, Op.13, No.5 - 3. Menuetto
I Musici
04:05
6
J.S. Bach: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 - Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring
St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Neil Black, English Chamber Orchestra & Barry Rose
03:13
7
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 -"Moonlight" - 1. Adagio sostenuto
Claudio Arrau & Ludwig van Beethoven
06:49
8
Ponchielli: La Gioconda / Act 3 - Dance Of The Hours
Staatskapelle Dresden & Silvio Varviso
01:26
9
Kreisler: Liebesfreud
Arthur Grumiaux & Istvan Hajdu
03:23
10
Brahms: 21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1 - Orchestral Version - No. 5 in G Minor
Gewandhausorchester & Kurt Masur
02:44
11
Verdi: Aida / Act 2 - "Gloria all'Egitto"
Dresden State Opera Chorus, Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Staatskapelle Dresden & Silvio Varviso
03:53
12
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14, H 48 - IV. Marche au supplice (Allegretto non troppo)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis
06:49
13
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto In E Minor, Op. 64, MWV O14 - 1. Allegro molto appassionato
Bernard Haitink, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Henryk Szeryng
03:19
14
Offenbach: Overture Orpheus in the Underworld
Philharmonia Orchestra & Sir Neville Marriner
01:49
15
Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op. 23 - Concert version by Kurt Masur & Friedhelm Eberle - "In the Hall of the Mountain King"
Friedhelm Eberle, Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Gewandhausorchester & Kurt Masur
02:25
16
Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80 - 4. Sicilienne
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, David Zinman & Gabriel Fauré
03:24
17
Vivaldi: Nulla in mundo pax, R.630 - 1. Nulla in mundo pax (Larghetto)
Elly Ameling, Jeffrey Tate, English Chamber Orchestra & Vittorio Negri
02:41
18
Tárrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Pepe Romero
03:33
19
Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus: Onedin Line theme
Mariinsky Orchestra & Valery Gergiev
02:51
20
R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30, TrV 176 - Prelude (Sonnenaufgang)
Bernard Haitink & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
01:59
21
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 / Act 1 - 13. Dance Of The Knights
Mariinsky Orchestra & Valery Gergiev
05:24
22
Tchaikovsky: Ouverture solennelle "1812," Op. 49
Bernard Haitink & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
02:31
23
Handel: The Water Music - Alla hornpipe
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Eduard van Beinum
03:03
24
J. Strauss II: Voices of Spring, Op. 410 (Frühlingsstimmen)
Wiener Symphoniker & Wolfgang Sawallisch
05:47
25
Ravel: Boléro
Orchestre De Paris & Semyon Bychkov
04:38
26
Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des Animaux, R. 125 - Le Cygne
Mischa Maisky, Martha Argerich & Nelson Freire
03:12
27
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor / Pt. 3 - 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam)
Bernard Haitink & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
04:31
28
Chopin: Nocturne No. 2 in E flat, Op. 9 No. 2
Claudio Arrau & Frédéric Chopin
04:47
29
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto In D, Op. 35, TH. 59 - 1. Allegro moderato
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Henryk Szeryng & Bernard Haitink
03:14
30
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act I - No. 2 Cavatina: "Largo al factotum"
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Philharmonia Orchestra & Ion Marin
04:55
31
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 - 1. Allegro con brio
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Bernard Haitink
07:05
32
Rossini: William Tell - Overture
Academy of St Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
03:02
33
Elgar: "Pomp and Circumstance," Op. 39: March, No. 1 in D
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Sir Neville Marriner
02:00
34
Sousa: The Liberty Bell
Eastman Wind Ensemble & Frederick Fennell
03:25
35
Dukas: L'Apprenti sorcier
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra & David Zinman
01:54
36
Vivaldi: Concerto For Violin And Strings In F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" - 2. Largo
Federico Agostini & I Musici
02:10
37
J.S. Bach: Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068 - 2. Air
Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach & Peter Schreier
04:05
38
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 - 1. Allegro ma non tanto
Martha Argerich, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin & Riccardo Chailly
01:41
39
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - 3. Sequentia: Dies irae
Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden & Peter Schreier
01:51
40
Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 3 - "La donna è mobile"
Neil Shicoff, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Giuseppe Sinopoli
02:22
41
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 -"Pathétique" - 2. Adagio cantabile
Claudio Arrau & Ludwig van Beethoven
06:21
42
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Orch. by Maurice Ravel) - 15. The Great Gate of Kiev
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra & Edo de Waart
05:33
43
Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1 - 5. Les toréadors
Orchestre De Paris & Semyon Bychkov
02:12
44
Mozart: Serenade in G, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" - Orchestral version - 1. Allegro
I Musici & Pina Carmirelli
05:46
45
Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op. 23 - Concert version by Kurt Masur & Friedhelm Eberle - Prelude: Morning Mood
Gewandhausorchester & Kurt Masur
04:18
46
Liszt: Liebestraum No. 3 in A flat, S.541 No. 3
Claudio Arrau
05:00
47
Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
I Musici
07:10
48
Pachelbel: Canon in D
I Musici
04:42
49
Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 In A, K.331 -"Alla Turca" - 3. Alla Turca (Allegretto)
Claudio Arrau
03:34
50
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 4 - Entr'acte (Barcarolle)
Staatskapelle Dresden & Silvio Varviso
03:49
51
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Incidental Music, Op. 61, MWV M 13 - No. 9 Wedding March
George Szell & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
04:53
52
Schubert: Ave Maria, "Ellens Gesang III", D839
Elly Ameling & Dalton Baldwin
05:43
53
Yepes: Romance "Jeux interdits"
Pepe Romero
01:46
54
Beethoven: Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise"
Bella Davidovich & Ludwig van Beethoven
02:58
55
J. Strauss I: Radetzky-Marsch, Op. 228
Wiener Volksopernorchester & Franz Bauer-Theussl
03:14
56
Chopin: Waltz No. 6 in D Flat, Op. 64 No. 1 -"Minute Waltz"
Nikita Magaloff
01:43
57
Giazotto: Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor
I Musici
03:39
58
Satie: 3 Gymnopédies - No. 1
Reinbert de Leeuw
04:52
59
Vivaldi: Concerto For Violin And Strings in E, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269 "La Primavera" - 1. Allegro
Federico Agostini & I Musici
03:22
60
Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 2 - "Vedi! le fosche notturne spoglie" (Anvil Chorus)
Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Staatskapelle Dresden & Silvio Varviso
03:50
61
Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24 / Part 1 - Marche hongroise
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis
04:55
62
J.S. Bach: Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 - 7. Badinerie
Irena Grafenauer, Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach & Peter Schreier
01:19
63
Beethoven: Minuet in G Major, WoO 10, No. 2
I Musici
02:46
64
Verdi: Nabucco / Act 3 - "Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate"
Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Staatskapelle Dresden & Silvio Varviso
04:04
65
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K.467 - 2. Andante
Stephen Kovacevich, London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis
07:43
66
Fauré: Pavane, Op. 50
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Fournet & Gabriel Fauré
05:08
67
J. Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314
Wiener Volksopernorchester & Franz Bauer-Theussl
04:21
68
Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto in C, R.425 - 1. Allegro
Pepe Romero & I Musici
02:36
69
Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15 - 1. Von fremden Ländern und Menschen
Claudio Arrau
01:36
70
Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15 - 7. Träumerei
Claudio Arrau
03:01
71
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92 - 2. Allegretto
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Bernard Haitink
03:22
72
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH.12 / Act 1 - No. 2 Valse (Corps de Ballet)
London Symphony Orchestra & Pierre Monteux
05:26
73
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 In A Major, Op. 90, MWV N 16 - "Italian" - 1. Allegro vivace
Orchestra Of The 18th Century & Frans Brüggen
04:19
74
Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, R. 288 / Act 3 - Bacchanale
Staatskapelle Dresden & Silvio Varviso
07:28
75
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Werner Haas, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte‐Carlo & Edo de Waart
03:36
76
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2 - 42. "Hallelujah"
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks & Sir Colin Davis
03:47
77
Schubert: Piano Quintet in A, D.667 - "The Trout" - 4. Thema - Andantino - Variazioni I-V - Allegretto
Ingrid Haebler, Arthur Grumiaux, Georges Janzer, Eva Czako & Jacques Cazauran
01:23
78
Debussy: Suite bergamasque, L. 75 - 3. Clair de lune
Zoltán Kocsis
05:48
79
Puccini: Turandot / Act 3 - "Nessun dorma"
José Carreras, London Symphony Orchestra, Jesús López-Cobos & Giacomo Puccini
02:59
80
Khachaturian: Sabre Dance, from "Gayaneh"
Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, St. Petersburg, Valery Gergiev & Aram Khachaturian
02:13
81
Dvořák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 - No. 8 in G minor (Presto)
Bernard Haitink & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
04:19
82
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Orch. by Maurice Ravel) - 9. Ballet of the Chickens in Their Shells
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra & Edo de Waart
01:13
83
Wagner: Lohengrin, WWV 75 / Act 3 - "Treulich geführt ziehet dahin"
Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden & Silvio Varviso
05:00
84
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 In B Flat Minor, Op. 23, TH.55 - 1a. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso -
Martha Argerich, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks & Kirill Kondrashin
04:09
85
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 "From the New World" - 2. Largo
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis
03:04
86
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra - 2. Adagio
Alexandre Lagoya, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte‐Carlo & Antonio de Almeida
03:10
87
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71, TH.14 / Act 2 - No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Antal Doráti
06:48
88
Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 62 - No. 6 Andante grazioso in A "Spring Song"
Werner Haas
02:24
89
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 - 3. Rondo. Allegro
Bernard Haitink, Henryk Szeryng & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
02:34
90
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in D minor, S.359 No. 2 (Corresponds with piano versionNo. 2 in C sharp minor) - Orch. Doppler (Excerpt)
Gewandhausorchester & Kurt Masur
04:54
91
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 - "Choral" - 4. Alla marcia (Allegro vivace assai) -
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink & Netherlands Radio Chorus
02:35
92
Smetana: Má Vlast (My Country) - 2. Vltava (The Moldau)
Antal Doráti & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
02:55
93
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 - 3. Marche funèbre (Lento)
Nikita Magaloff
02:31
94
J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 - Toccata
Daniel Chorzempa
03:23
95
Hoffstetter: String Quartet in F, H.III No.17, Op.3 No.5 - "Serenade" - 2. Andante cantabile
I Musici
03:23
96
Vivaldi: Gloria in D, R.589 - rev. Franz Giegling - Gloria in excelsis Deo
Vittorio Negri, Chorus Del Gran Teatro La Fenice & Orchestra Del Gran Teatro La Fenice
02:27
97
Mozart: Serenade in G, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" - Orchestral version - 4. Rondo (Allegro)
I Musici & Pina Carmirelli
03:52
98
Chopin: Polonaise No. 3 in A, Op. 40 No. 1 - "Military"
Nikita Magaloff
05:36
99
Holst: The Planets, op.32 - 4. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Excerpt)
Sir Neville Marriner & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
05:11
100
Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever
Eastman Philharmonia & Howard Hanson
03:19
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