Classical music

Piece titlesort descending Year of creation Composer Composer picture Country Remarks
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 1936 Samuel Barber USA
Adagio in G minor 1708 Tomaso Albinoni Italia
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 1896 Richard Strauss Germany Soundtrack of the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Ave Maria 1826 Franz Schubert Austria Mirusia Louwerse and Tarja Turunen performances are very nice too
Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor (WoO 59, Bia 515) for solo piano "Für Elise" 1867 Ludwig Van Beethoven Ludwig Van Beethoven in 1820 Germany Für Elise was written in 1810 but was not released before 1867
Boléro, Op. 81 1928 Maurice Ravel France The Bolero is one of the last master pieces written by Maurice Ravel before his brain disease ...
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major BWV 1048 1721 Johann Sebastian Bach Germany
By the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op. 314 1867 Johann Strauss Austria
Canon in D Major 1700 Johann Pachelbel Germany
Carmen 1875 Georges Bizet France Also see Le Prélude and Les Toréadors
Carmina Burana 1937 Carl Orff Germany The lyrics are in Latin, Middle High German and Old French
Cello suites 1723 Johann Sebastian Bach Germany
Clarinet Concerto in A major - K 622 1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1780 Austria
Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 1723 Johann Sebastian Bach Germany
Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 12 1739 George Frideric Handel Germany The most famous part begins at 2'37"
Concierto de Aranjuez 1940 Joaquin Rodrigo Spain It takes its name from the gardens of the Royal Palace of Aranjuez, built for King Philip II of Spain
Coppélia "The Girl With The Enamel Eyes" 1870 Léo Delibes France
Étude Op. 10, No. 3, in E major "Tristesse" 1833 Frédéric Chopin Poland
Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor Op. 66 1855 Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin in 1849 Poland
Gloria RV589 1700 Antonio Vivaldi Italia
Grande valse brillante in E flat major, Op. 18 1834 Frédéric Chopin Poland
Hungarian Dance No. 5 1869 Johannes Brahms Johannes Brahms Germany The 21 Hungarian dances were composed from 1867 to 1880
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp minor, S.244/2 1851 Franz Liszt Hungary In its piano version, it is considered one of the most difficult pieces. This makes it a must for any pianist wanting to prove his mastery. Valentina Lisitsa's performance is spectacular, as usual …
Italian Polka 1906 Sergei Rachmaninoff Russia
L'Arlésienne - Suite No. 2 «Farandole» 1872 Georges Bizet France
La Traviata 1853 Guiseppe Verdi Guiseppe Verdi in 1886 Italia La Traviata has become one of the most performed pieces in operas worldwide ; the Gypsy choir is the most famous air
Les Indes Galantes 1735 Jean-Philippe Rameau France
Liebesleid 1905 Fritz Kreisler Austria
Lullaby: Good evening, good night, Op. 49, No. 4 1869 Johannes Brahms Germany
Marche militaire 1826 Franz Schubert Franz Schubert in 1875 Austria