The Classical Essentials

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The Classical Essentials

Covering a wide range of compsers, here's our selection of the essntial classical recordings.

Rating: G

Genre: Radioshows

  1. Debussy: Rêverie, L. 68 - Rêverie, L68 - Alyosha Jurinic
  2. Piano Concerto No.21 in C Major K.467, "Elvira Madigan": II. Andante - Morgan Pochin
  3. Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude - Yo-Yo Ma
  4. 4 Impromptus, Op. 90, D. 899: No. 4 in A-Flat Major (Allegretto) - Edwin Fischer
  5. Canon & Gigue in D Major - Jean-François Paillard
  6. Etude No. 2 - Lavinia Meijer
  7. The Lark Ascending - Romance for Violin and Orchestra - Anne Akiko Meyers;Andrew Litton
  8. The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315, "Summer": III. Presto (Tempo impetuoso d'estate) - Gottfried von der Goltz
  9. Tannhäuser: Overture and Venusberg Music (2005 SACD Remastered) - Leopold Stokowski
  10. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: VII. Träumerei - Khatia Buniatishvili
  11. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto In E Minor, Op.64, MWV O14 - 1. Allegro molto appassionato - Joshua Bell
  12. Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte, M.19 - Orchestral Version - Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
  13. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Van Cliburn;Kiril Kondrashin
  14. Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30: I. Allegro ma non tanto - Alexis Weissenberg
  15. 3 Gymnopédies: No. 1 in D Major and D Minor (Lent et douloureux) - Aldo Ciccolini
  16. Mahler: Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor - 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam) - Claudio Abbado
  17. Piazzolla: Libertango - Bond
  18. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act 1: Dance of the Knights, "Montagues and Capulets" (Live) - Vladimir & Anton
  19. Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major, M. 83 - 2. Adagio assai - James Judd
  20. String Quartet No. 62 in C Major, Op. 76 No. 3, Hob. III, 77, "Emperor": II. Poco adagio cantabile - Pro Arte Quartet
  21. Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia - Overture (Sinfonia) - Claudio Abbado
  22. Fratres (Voice) - Taverner Choir;Andrew Parrott
  23. An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314 - Eugene Ormandy
  24. Vespera in Dominica Pentecostes - Whit Sunday Vespers: Antiphon: Dum complerentur dies - Psalmus 109: Dixit Dominus - Wim Van Gerven;Schola Cantorum Of Amsterdam Students
  25. The Rite of Spring: Part One: Adoration of the Earth: Introduction - Teodor Currentzis
  26. The Unanswered Question - San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  27. Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Sinfonia - Zubin Mehta
  28. Symphony No. 4 in E-Flat Major, WAB 104, "Romantic": I. Bewegt, nicht zu schnell (Live) - Günter Wand
  29. Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47 (Remastered): I. Moderato - Leonard Bernstein
  30. Rhapsody in Blue - Byron Janis
  31. Brahms: Symphony No.4 In E Minor, Op.98 - 4. Allegro energico e passionato - Più allegro - Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  32. Nocturne No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 9, No. 1 - Ricardo Castro
  33. Appalachian Spring: Doppio movimento - Aaron Copland;London Symphony Orchestra
  34. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto - Vladimir Horowitz
  35. Sibelius: Symphony No.5 in E flat, Op.82 - 3. Allegro molto - Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
  36. The People United Will Never Be Defeated! - 36 Variations on ¡El pueblo unido jamás será vencido!: Var. 36 - Improvisation - Igor Levit
  37. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: IV. Andante maestoso; Allegro vivace - Günter Wand
  38. Violin Sonata in A Major, FWV 8: Allegretto poco mosso - Joshua Bell;Jeremy Denk
  39. Verklärte Nacht, op 4; String Sextett for 2 Violins, 2 Violas and 2 Celli - Emerson String Quartet;Paul Neubauer;Colin Carr
  40. Dvorák: Cello Concerto In B Minor, Op.104, B. 191 - 1. Allegro - Herbert von Karajan
  41. The Fairy Queen, Z. 629: Overture in g (Symphony while the swans come forward) - Air in G (Song: If love's s sweet passion) - Prelude in g - Thomas Hengelbrock
  42. Massenet: Meditation - Méditation from Thaïs - London Symphony Orchestra
  43. Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 - Arranged Sgambati / Act 2 - Melodie dell'Orfeo - Yuja Wang
  44. Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli - Kyrie - The Sixteen
  45. Borodin: String Quartet No.2 in D - 3. Notturno - Takács Quartet
  46. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: 2. Adagio - Milos Karadaglic
  47. Barber: Adagio for Strings - Sir Simon Rattle
  48. Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor, Op.26 - 1. Vorspiel (Allegro moderato) - Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  49. Les Boréades, RCT 31, Acte IV, Scène IV: Entrée pour les Muses, les Zéphyres, les Saisons, les Heures et les Arts - Teodor Currentzis
  50. The Heart Asks Pleasure First (From "The Piano") - See Siang Wong
  51. Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato - Arthur Rubinstein
  52. Étude in D-Sharp Minor, Op. 8, No. 12 - Alexander Brailowsky
  53. Schubert: Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D.774 - Transcription: Franz Liszt, Searle 558 No.2 - Yevgeny Kissin
  54. Early One Morning - Elmore James
  55. Turandot, Atto III: "Nessun Dorma" - Jonas Kaufmann
  56. Recuerdos de la Alhambra - Julian Bream
  57. Music For 18 Musicians: Pulse - Bradley Lubman
  58. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria da capo (1981 Version) - Glenn Gould

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