Classical music

Piece titlesort descending Year of creation Composer Composer picture Country Remarks Reference
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 1936 Samuel Barber USA classical music - 92
Adagio in G minor 1708 Tomaso Albinoni Italia 4
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 1896 Richard Strauss Germany Soundtrack of the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey" 85
Ave Maria 1826 Franz Schubert Austria Mirusia Louwerse and Tarja Turunen performances are very nice too 39
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 65
Boléro, Op. 81 1928 Maurice Ravel France The Bolero is one of the last master pieces written by Maurice Ravel before his brain disease ... 91
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major BWV 1048 1721 Johann Sebastian Bach Germany 6
By the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op. 314 1867 Johann Strauss Austria 64
Canon in D Major 1700 Johann Pachelbel Germany 2
Carmen 1875 Georges Bizet France Also see Le Prélude and Les Toréadors 72
Carmina Burana 1937 Carl Orff Germany The lyrics are in Latin, Middle High German and Old French 93
Cello suites 1723 Johann Sebastian Bach Germany 9
Clarinet Concerto in A major - K 622 1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1780 Austria 25
Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 1723 Johann Sebastian Bach Germany 8
Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 12 1739 George Frideric Handel Germany The most famous part begins at 2'37" 14
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 96
Coppélia "The Girl With The Enamel Eyes" 1870 Léo Delibes France 69
Étude Op. 10, No. 3, in E major "Tristesse" 1833 Frédéric Chopin Poland 47
Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor Op. 66 1855 Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin in 1849 Poland 59
Gloria RV589 1700 Antonio Vivaldi Italia 1
Grande valse brillante in E flat major, Op. 18 1834 Frédéric Chopin Poland 48
Hungarian Dance No. 5 1869 Johannes Brahms Johannes Brahms Germany The 21 Hungarian dances were composed from 1867 to 1880 68
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 … 56
Italian Polka 1906 Sergei Rachmaninoff Russia 90
L'Arlésienne - Suite No. 2 «Farandole» 1872 Georges Bizet France 70
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 58
Les Indes Galantes 1735 Jean-Philippe Rameau France 13
Liebesleid 1905 Fritz Kreisler Austria 89
Lullaby: Good evening, good night, Op. 49, No. 4 1869 Johannes Brahms Germany 67
Marche militaire 1826 Franz Schubert Franz Schubert in 1875 Austria 40
Masquerade 1944 Aram Khachatourian Armenia The Waltz corresponds to the 1st mvt 98
Meditation 1894 Jules Massenet France 84
Minuet in G major 1725 Christian Petzold Germany The Menuet was not written by Beethoven, as considered during a long time 10
Nabucco 1842 Guiseppe Verdi Italia The opera evokes the biblical story of slavery of the Jews in Babylon. The "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves" was designed by Verdi as a hymn to freedom 50
Night on a Bare Mountain 1867 Modest Mussorgsky Russia 66
Nocturne No. 20 in C-sharp minor, Op. Posth., P 1, No. 16 (KKIVa/16) 1875 Frédéric Chopin Poland Soundtrack of the movie "The Pianist" 71
Norma 1831 Vincenzo Bellini Italia The aria "Casta Diva" requires exceptional lyrical technique 45
Orchestral suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 «Badinerie» 1739 Johann Sebastian Bach Germany 16
Orchestral suite No. 3 in D major (BWV 1068) «Air» 1730 Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach in 1746 Germany classical music - 12
Orpheus in the Underworld 1858 Jacques Offenbach France The "Infernal Galop" later became the main musical theme of the French cancan 61