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TOP 100 Classical Music for Beginner

001 Saint-Saens: "Le Cygne (The Swan)" from Les Carnaval des Animaux (Carnival of the Animals)

Maisky / Argerich 

 

002 Verdi: "Libiamo ne'lieti calici (Drinking Song)" from La Traviata 

Domingo / Kleiber

003 Rossini: Strings Sonata no.1 in G major

I Musici

004 Liszt: Les Preludes 

Solti

005 Schumann: "Traumerei" from Kinderszenen, op.15

Horowitz

006 Schubert: Heidenroslein (Wild Rose), D257

Ameling / Baldwin 

007 Puccini: "Un Bel di Vedremo (One Fine Day)" from Madama Butterfly

Kanawa / Pritchard

008 Smetana: "Moldau" from Ma Vlast (My Fatherland)  

Kubelik

009 Strauss, Johann: Blauen Donau (The Blue Danube)

Karajan

010 Strauss, Richard: "Einleitung (Introduction)" from Also sprach Zarathustra

Previn

011 Holst: "Mars, the Bringer of War" from The Planet

Dutoit

012 Strauss, Richard: Eine Alpensinfonie (An Alpine Symphony)

Haitink

013 Handel: Water Music 

Savall

014 Offenbach: "Belle nuit,o nuit d'amour (Barcarolle)" from Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) 

Bonynge

015 Verdi: "La donna è mobile (Woman is fickle)" from Rigoletto

Pavarotti / Chailly

016 Schumann: "Vogel als Prophet (The Prophetic Bird)" from Waldszenen, op.82

Richter 

017 Bach: "Jesu Bleibet meine Freude" from Cantata 147, BWV 147

Lipatti

018 Schubert: "Strout" Piano Quintet, D667

Brendel / Cleveland Quartet

019 Delibes: "Valse" from Coppélia

Mogrelia

020 Mendelssohn: "Fingal's Cave" The Hebrides Overture, op.26 

Maag 

020 Mozart: Serenade no.13 "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik", K.525

Walter

022 Schubert: Trois Marches Militaires no.1, Allegro vivace In D Major, D733

Lupu / Barenboim

023 Dvorak: String Quartet no.12 "American", op.96 

Jerusalem Quartet

024 Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves

Marriner

025 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Bernstein 

026 Suppe: Overture of Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry) 

Mehta

027 Offenbach: Overture of Orphée aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld)

Weil 

028 Strauss, Josef: Feuerfest Polka (Fire Festival Polka) op.269

Kunzel

029 Strauss, Johann I: Radetzky March, op.228

Pretre

030 Ravel: Piano Concerto for Left Hand

Fleisher / Ozawa

031 Mendelssohn: Symphony no.3 "Scottish"

Levine

032 Beethoven: Symphony no.7

Zander

033 Mendelssohn: "Jagerlied (Hunting Song)" from Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), op19b-3

Edlina

034 Chopin: Polonaise in A flat major "Heroic", op.53

Rubinstein

035 Wagner: "Ritt der Walküren (The Ride of Valkyries)" from Der Ring Des Nibelungen

Bohm

036 Strauss, Richard: Horn Concerto no.1 in E flat minor

Lloyd / Kashif

037 Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major

Balsom / Klug

038 Haydn: Cello Concerto no.1

Starker / Schwarz 

039 Respighi: Pines of Rome / Fountains of Rome / Roman Festivals

Ormandy

040 Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite

Dorati

041 Strauss, Johann II: Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods)

Boskovsky 

042 Mozart: Symphony no.41 "Jupiter"

Jacobs

043 Beethoven: Symphony no.5

Thomas

044 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e minor, op.64

Ehnes / Ashkenazy

045 Mozart: Flute & Harp Concerto in C major, K.299

Hogwood

046 Kleisler: Schön Rosmarin

Perlman

047 Schubert: Moments musicaux no.3 in f minor, D780

Brendel 

048 Weber: Aufforderung zum Tanze (Invitation to the Dance)

Ancerl

049 Mozart, Leopold: "The Musical Sleigh-Ride" Divertimento in F major

Koch

050 Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies no.2

Howard

051 Schubert: Symphony no.8 "Unfinished"

Dmitriev

052 Debussy: "Clair de Lune" from Suite Bergamasque

Thiollier 

053 Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream  

Harnoncourt

054 Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major, op.48

Stokowski 

055 Verdi: "È strano-ah, fors' è lui (Perhaps he is the one)" from La Traviata

Kanawa / Pritchard 

057 Chopin: Piano Sonata no.2 'Funeral March', b flat minor, op.35

Pogorelich 

058 Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night)

LaSalle Quartet / McInnes / Pegis

 

059 Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, A major, K.622

Stolzman / English Chamber Orchestra

060 Bach: Six Suites for Solo Cello

Casals 

061 Bernhard Flies: Wiegenlied (Lullaby) {often incorrectly attr. to Mozart}

Lind

062 Mozart: Piano Sonata no.17, K.570

Pires

063 Mozart, Leopold: Toy Symphony

Paillard

064 Beethoven: Symphony no.8

Dohnanyi 

065 Grieg: Piano Concerto, a minor, op.16

Andsnes / Kitayenko

066 Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, op.53

Mildred Miller / Walter

067 Liszt: Valse Oubliee no.1, S215

Rubinstein

068 Strauss, RichardStändchen (Serenade), op.17.2

Jessye Norman, Parsons

069 Schumann: Dichterliebe, op.48

Finley / Drake

070 Bach: 6 Sonatas & Partitas for Violin solo

Kremer

071 Scarlatti: Sonatas

Horowitz 

072 Silcher: Die Lorelei (The Loreley)

Weigert / Schlusnus

073 Mozart: Clarinet Quintet, A major, K.581

Meyer 

074 Vivaldi: Four Seasons

Carmignola / Marcon

075 Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Kondrashin 

076 Brahms: Symphony no.1, c minor, op.68

Janowski

077 Beethoven: Symphony no.3 "Erioca", E flat major, op.55

Szell

078 Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.4, f minor, op.36

Gergiev

079 Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Kissin

080 Liszt: Piano Concerto no.1, E flat major

Janis

081 Albeniz: Suite Espanola

Larrocha

082 Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no.1, e flat minor, op.23

Cliburn / Kondrashin

083 Bach: Italian Concerto

Gould

084 Beethoven: Violin Sonata no.5 "Spring", F major, op.24

Dumay / Pires

085 Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Britten

086 Dukas: The Sorcerers Apprentice

Albrecht 

087 Dvorak: Cello Concerto, b minor, op.104

Melnikov / Belohlavek

088 Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no.2, c minor, op.18

Richter / Wislocki

089 Glinka: Overture "Ruslan And Lyudmila"

Gergiev

090 Handel: "air & variations" from Harpsichord Suites no.5, E major

Vinikour

091 Khachaturian: "Sabre Dance" from Gayaneh

Temirkanov

092 Mozart: "Madamina, il catalogo e questo (The Catalogue Song)" from Don Giovanni

Jose Van Dame / Maazel

093 Beethoven: Piano Concerto no.5 "Emperor", E flat major, op.73

Michelangeli / Giulini

094 Ravel: Bolero

Boulez

095 Rossini: Overture "The Barber of Seville"

Marriner

096 Sibelius: Finlandia, op.26 

Berglund

097 Tchaikovsky: Italian Capriccio, op.45 

Dutoit

098 Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, d major, op.35 

Hahn / Petrenko

099 Thomas: "Connais-tu le pays.. (Do you know the country)" from Mignon

Von Stade

100 Handel: "Hallelujah" from Messiah

Pinnock 

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