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TOP 100 Gramophone Greatest Classical Recording

01 Bach: Goldberg Variations    Sony SMK 52619

Gould (1981)

02 Bach: Cantatas, BWV 78, 106   Vanguard BG537

Felix Prohaska / Vienna State Chamber Choir and Opera Orchestra of the Bach Guild

03 Bach: The 6 Cello Suites BWV1001-1012     EMI CHS 761027-2

Casals (1936-39)

 

04 Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra    RCA 09026 61504-2

Reiner / Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1955)

05 Beethoven: Fidelio    EMI CDS 555170-2

Klemperer / Philharmonia Orchestra

06 Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonata     EMI CHS 764708-2

Solomon

 

07 Beethoven: Piano Sonatas               EMI CHS 763765-2

Schnabel

08 Beethoven: Piano Concertos      DG 435744-2

Kempff / Kempen / Berliner Philharmoniker

09 Beethoven: Symphony no.3 “Eroica”    EMI CDM 763855-2

Klemperer / Philharmonia Orchestra

 

10 Beethoven: Symphony no.5 & 7     DG 447400-2

Kleiber / Wiener Philharmoniker

11 Beethoven: Symphony no.6 "Pastorale"    DG 447433-2

Bohm / Wiener Philharmoniker

12 Beethoven: Symphony no.7     Pearl GEMM CDS 9373

Toscanini / New York Philharmonic (1936)

13 Beethoven: Symphony no.9 “Choral”    EMI CHS 769801-2

Furtwangler / Orchester der Bayeuther Festspiele (1951)

14 Beethoven: Complete String Quartets     Philips 454064-2

Quartetto Italiano

15 Berlioz: Les Troyens      Philips 416432-2

Davis / Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra Covent Garden

16 Brahms: A German Requiem (Ein Deutsches Requiem)     EMI CDC 747238-2 

Klemperer / Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus

17 Brahms: Piano Concerto no.1 & 2     DG 419158-2

Gilels / Jochum / Berliner Philharmoniker (1972)

18 Brahms: Piano Concerto no.1      Decca 425082-2

Curzon / Szell / London Symphony Orchestra

19 Brahms: Symphony no.4     DG 400037-2

Kleiber / Wiener Philharmoniker (1980)

20 Britten: Peter Grimes     Decca 415577-2

Britten / Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra Covent Garden / DECCA

21 Britten: War Requiem     Chandos Chan 8983/4

Hickox / London Symphony Orchestra

22 Bruckner: Symphony no.4 "Romantic"          Decca 425036-2

Bohm / Wiener Philharmoniker

23 Bruckner: Symphony no.8     DG 427611-2

Karajan / Wiener Philharmoniker  (1988)

24 Bruckner: Die 3 Messen          DG 447409-2

Jochum / Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

25 Chopin: Piano concerto no.1         EMI CDM 764354-2

Pollini / Paul Kletzki / Philharmonia Orchestra of London

26 Chopin: Piano concerto no.1 / Greig: Piano Concerto      EMI CDH 761497-2

Lipatti / Alceo Galliera, Otto Ackermann / Philharmonia Orchestra of London / Tonhalle-Orchestre Zurich

27 Debussy: La Mer / Nocturnes / Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune                      Testament SBT 1011

Cantelli / Philharmonia Orchestra

28 Debussy:  La Mer              DG427250-2

Karajan / Berliner Philharmoniker (1964)

29 Debussy: Orchestral Music    Philips 438742-2

Haitink / Beinum / Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam

30 Debussy: Pelleas & Melisand           EMI CHS 761038

Joachim / Jansen / Roger Desormiere / Chorus & Orchestre Symphonique

31 debussy: Preludes             DG 435 773-2
Zimerman

32 Delius : Orchestral Works    EMI CDS 747509-2

Beecham / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

33 Dvorak:  Cello Concerto  DG 447413-2

Rostropovich / Karajan / Berliner Philharmoniker

34 Symphony no.8 & 9 "From The New World"         DG447412-2

Kubelik / Berliner Philharmoniker

35 Elgar: Cello Concerto / Sea Pictures        EMI CDC 747329-2

Du Pre / Beker / Barbirolli / London Symphony Orchestra

36 Elgar: Violin  Concerto      EMI CDC 555221-2

Menuhin / Elgar / London Symphony Orchestra

37 Gershwin: Porgy and Bess     EMI CDS 749568-2

White / Haymon / Evans / Simon Rattle / London Symphony Orchestra

38 Grieg: Songs        DG 437 521-2

Otter / Forsberg

39 Haydn: Piano Sonatas      Philips 416643-2

Brendel

40 Haydn: Complete Piano Trios        Philips 432061-2

Beaux Arts Trio

41 Hildegard: A feather on the breath of God    Hyperion CDA66039 

Doreen Muskett / Hyperion

42 Honegger: Symphonien no.2 & 3            DG 447 435-2

Karajan / Berliner Philharmoniker

43 Janacek: Kata Kabanova              Decca 421852-2

Söderström / Dvorský / Kniplová / Mackerras / Wiener Philharmoniker

44 Josquin Desprez: Missa Pange Lingua / Missa La sol fa re mi           Gimell CDGIM009

Peter Phillips, The Tallis Scholars

45 Kern: Show Boat            EMI CDS 749108-2

John McGlinn, London Sinfonietta & Ambrosian Chorus

46 Liszt: The Two Piano Concertos     Philips 446200-2

Richter / Kondrashin / London Symphony Orchestra

47 Mahler: Das Lied Von Der Erde (The Song of the Earth)    Decca 414194-2 

Ferrier / Patzak / Walter / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

48 Mahler: Symphony no.5     EMI CDM 764749-2

Barbirolli / New Philharmonia Orchestra

49 Mahler: Symphony no.6 & 8             Sony CD47581

Bernstein / New York Philharmonic

50 Mahler: Symphony No.9     DG 410726-2 

Karajan / Berliner Philharmoniker (1982)

51 Massenet: Werther                    EMI CHS 763195-2

Cohen / Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris

52 Maw: Odyssey               EMI CDS 754277-2

Rattle / City of Birmingham Symphony

53 Mendelssohn: Symphony no.3          Decca 443578-2

Maag / London Symphony Orchestra

54 Mozart: Horn Concertos No.1-4     EMI CDC 555087-2

Brain / Karajan / Philharmonia Orchestra

55 Mozart: The Piano Concertos     Sony S12K46441

Perahia / English Chamber Orchestra

56 Mozart: The String Quintets    Philips 422544-2

Grumiaux Trio / Arpad Gerecz / Max Lesueur

57 Mozart: Die Zauberflote (Magic Flute)       Pearl GEMM CDS 9371

Beecham / Berliner Philharmoniker

58 Mozart: Don Giovanni              EMI CDS 747260-2

Schwarzkopf  / Giulini / Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra

59 Mozart: Idomeneo      Archiv 431674-2

Gardiner /  English Baroque Soloists

60 Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)    Decca 417315-2     

Erich Kleiber / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

61 Mussorgsky: The nursery / Sunless / Songs & Dances of Death         EMI CHS 763025-2

Christoff / Labinsky 

62 Prokofiev: Symphony no.1 & 5    RCA 09026 61657-2

Koussevitzky / Boston Symphony Orchestra

63 Puccini: La Boheme   EMICDS 747235-2 

Beecham / R.C.A. Victor Orchestra

64 Puccini: Tosca             EMI CDS 747175-2

Callas / De Sabata / La Scala Theater Orchestra

65 Rachmaninoff: The Piano Concerto      RCA09026 61265-2

Rachmaninoff

66 Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.4 / Ravel : Piano Concerto   EMI CDC 749326-2

Michelangeli / Gracis / Philharmonia Orchestra

67 Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe    Decca 425956-2

Monteux / London Symphony Orchestra

68 Rossini:  Il viaggio a Reims     DG 415498-2

Abbado / The Chamber Orchestra of Europe

69 Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 3, 5 & 6    EMI CDM 749750-2

Beecham / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

70 Schubert: String Quartet no.14 "Death & the Maiden"  D810 & no.15  D887       EMI CDH 769795-2

Busch Quartet

71 Schubert: Lieder        DG 437214-2 

Fischer-Dieskau / Moore

72 Schumann: Kreisleriana            Sony S2K 53468

Horowitz  

73 Shostakovich: String Quartet   Decca 433078-2

Fitzwilliam String Quartet

74 Sibelius: Symphony no.3 & 5                  KOCH 37133-2

Kajanus / London Symphony Orchestra / Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

75 Sibelius: Violin Concerto / Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.2    Biddulph Lab018

Heifetz / Beecham / Koussevitzky / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Boston Symphony Orchestra

76 Smetana: My Country    Supraphon 111896 

Kubelik / Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (1990)

77 R. Strauss: Orchestral Works       EMI CMS 764342-2

Kempe / Staatskapelle Dresden

78 R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra /  Ein Heldenleben        RCA 09026 61494

Fritz Reiner / Chicago Symphony Orchestra

79 R.Strauss: Last Four Song            EMI CDH 761001-2

Otto Ackermann / Philharmonia Orchestra of London

 

80 R.Strauss: Salome       Decca 414414-2

Solti / Wiener Philharmoniker

81 Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier            EMI CDS 749354-2

Schwarzkopf  / Karajan / Philharmonia Orchestra (1956)

82 Stravinsky: works of Igor Stravinsky      Sony SM22K 46290

stravinsky 

83: Tchaikovsky: Francesca Da Rimini / Hamlet     Dell' Arte CDDA9006

Stokowski / Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York  

84 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5     Chandos 8351

Mariss Jansons / Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

85 Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.4 -6     DG 419745-2

Mravinsky / Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1961)

86 Tchaikovsky: Symphony 6 "Pathetique", Marche Slave      Virgin 791 487-2

Mikhail Pletnev / Russian National Orchestra

87 Verdi: Aida

Domingo / Montserrat Caballé / Muti / New Philharmonia Orchestra

88 Verdi: Otello    RCA GD60302 

Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra

89 Verdi: Falstaff            RCA GD60326

Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra

90 Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg        EMI CHS 763500-2

Karajan / Staatskapelle Dresden

91 Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen    Decca 414100-2

Solti / Wiener Philharmoniker

92 Wagner: Tristan und Isolde   EMI CDS 747322-2

Furtwangler / Philharmonia Orchestra

93 Walton: Symphony no.1             RCA GD87830

Previn / London Symphony Orchestra

94 Webern: Complete Works       Sony SM3K45845

Pierre Boulez / Juilliard Quartet / London Symphony Orchestra

95 The Art of Joan Sutherland     Decca 425493-2 

SUTHERLAND

96 Debut Recital / Chopin, Brahms, Prokofiev, Ravel, Liszt     DG 447 430-2

Argerich

97 New Year's Concert From Vienna 1987            DG 419616-2

Karajan / Wiener Philharmoniker

98 Stravinsky: Petrouchka, Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No.7, Weben: Variation op.27, Boulez: Sonate No.2    DG 447431-2

Pollini

99 David Oistrakh / Bach, Brahms, Tchaikovsky & Beethoven Violin Concertos           DG 447427-2

Oistrakh

100 Prime Voce - Caruso        Nimbus NI7803

Caruso

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