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Top 100 Essential Classical Music (Rough Guides)

001 Bach: Brandenburg Concertos

Pinnock                                    Il Giardino Armonico

 

002 Bach: Goldberg Variations

Gould                                              Rousset

003 Bach: St. Matthew Passion

Gardiner                                             McCreesh

Klemperer

 

004 Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin

Grumiaux                                           Podger

005 Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta

Jansons                                         Fricsay

006 Bartok: String Quartet no.4

Takacs Quartet                       Emerson String Quartet

007 Beethoven: Piano Sonata no.23 "Appassionata"

Gilels                                                Brendel 

008 Beethoven: String Quartet no.7 "Rasumovsky no.1 ", op59.1

Takacs String Quartet

009 Beethoven: Symphony no.7

Kleiber

010 Beethoven: Violin Concerto

Zehetmair                                          Menuhin

011 Bellini: Norma

Serafin

012 Berg: Violin Concerto

Mutter                                                 Krasner 

013 Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Davis                                                   Paray

014 Bizet: Carmen

Abbado                                                 Karajan

015 Brahms: Clarinet Quintet

Stoltzman                                            Kell

016 Brahms: Symphony no.4

Kleiber                                                   Szell

017 Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings

Harding                                                Britten

018 Bruch: Violin Concerto no.1

Heifetz                                                Cho-Liang Lin

019 Bruckner: Symphony no.7 

Karajan                                               Tintner

020 Chopin: Piano Concerto no.1 

Argerich                                            Pollini 

 

Hofmann

021 Chopin: Preludes

Argerich                                               Cortot

022 Copland: Appalachian Spring

Kunzel                                                 Schwarz

023 Debussy: Images

Michelangeli

024 Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Haitink                                                    Cantelli

025 Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore

Bonynge                                                   Pido

026 Dvorak: Cello Concerto

Rostropovich

027 Dvorak: Symphony no.9 "from the New World" 

Kubelik                                                 Davis

028 Elgar: Cello Concerto

Du Pre

029 Falla: Nights in the Garden of Spain

Larrocha

030 Faure: Requiem

(1893 version) Herreweghe            (1900 version) Ledger 

031 Franck: Violin Sonata

Chung                                                Perlman 

032 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Previn 

033 Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice

Gardiner

034 Grieg: Peer Gynt

Jarvi                                                  Beecham 

035 Handel: Giulio Cesare

Jacobs 

036 Handel: Messiah

Hickox                                                 Gardiner

037 Handel: Water Music

Gardiner

038 Haydn: String Quartets no.60-65, op.76

Quator Mosaiques

Kodaly Quartet

039 Haydn: Symphony no.44 "The Trauer"

Weil

040 Hildegard of Bingen: Symphonia harmoniae

Page 

041 Holst: The Planets 

Boult                                               Andrew Davis 

042 Ives: Three Places in New England

Slatkin 

043 Janacek: String Quartet no.1

Skampa Quartet

044 Liszt: Piano Sonata in b minor

Zimerman                                          Argerich

045 Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Klemperer                                          Bernstein

Walter

046 Mahler: Symphony no.3

Horenstein                                          Bernstein 

047 Mendelssohn: Octet, op.20 

Cleveland Quartet & Meliora Quartet 

048 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto

Cho-Liang Lin                                   Heifetz 

 

Menuhin

049 Messiaen: Turangalila-symphonie

Nagano                                       Myung-Whun Chung

050 Monteverdi: The Fourth Book of Madrigals

Alessandrini

051 Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea

Gardiner

052 Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, K.622 

King                                                  Goodman

053 Mozart: La nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)

Solti                                                    Kleiber 

054 Mozart: Pianno Concerto no.23

Curzon                                                  Gulda 

055 Mozart: Requiem

Gardiner

056 Mozart: Serenade no.10 (Gran Partita), K.361

Ensemble Zefiro 

057 Mozart: Symphony no.40

Gardiner                                                 Walter 

058 Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Pletnev                                                Abbado 

059 Nielsen: Symphony no.4 "The Inextinguishable"

Rattle                                                 Blomstedt

060 Orff: Carmina Burana

Jochum                                                Rattle

061 Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Lesne                                                 Abbado 

062 Prokofiev: Symphony no.5

Karajan                                                  Szell

063 Prokofiev: Piano Sonata no.6

Nissman                                             Pogerelich

064 Puccini: La Boheme

Serafin                                                 Chailly

Beecham

065 Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Lewis                                                 Hogwood

Pinnock

066 Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no.3 

Horowitz                                             Argerich

067 Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit

Pogorelich                                            Lortie

 

068 Ravel: String Quartet

Quatour Ebene                             Quartetto Italiano 

069 Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Gergiev                                              Beecham

070 Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia 

Galliera                                               Varviso

Humburg

071 Saint-Saens: Le carnaval des animaux

Dutoit

072 Satie: Trois Gymnopedies Roge

073 Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas

Hantai                                                   Ross 

Horowitz                                             Sudbin

074 Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night)

Raphael Ensemble                               Karajan 

075 Schubert: Piano Sonata no.21, D960

Pollini                                                 Kovacevich

Schnabel

076 Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D956

Lindsays Quartet                                      Casals

077 Schubert: Symphony no.5, D485 

Blomstedt

078 Schubert: Winterreise, D911 

Fischer-Dieskau                                 Schreier 

079 Schumann: Dichterliebe, op.48 

Wunderlich                                   Fischer-Dieskau 

080 Schumann: Fantasie in C major, op.17 

Richter                                            Argerich 

081 Schumann: Piano Concerto, op.54 

Kovacevich                                       Perahia 

082 Shostakovich: String Quartet no.10, op.118 

Emerson Quartet                          Fitzwilliam Quartet

083 Shostakovich: Symphony no.5, op.47

Mravinsky                                              Jarvi

084 Sibelius: Symphony no.5, op.82 

Rattle                                                Karajan

085 Sibelius: Violin Concerto, op.47

Cho-Liang Lin                                      Neveu

086 Smetana: Ma Vlast

Mackerras                                            Kubelik

 

087 Strauss, Richard: Four Last Songs

Schwarzkopf                                       Janowitz

della Casa 

 

088 Strauss, Richard: Der Rosenkavalier

Bohm                                                  Karajan

089 Stravinsky: Pulcinella

Boulez

090 Stravinsky: The Rite of the Spring

Gergiev                                               Boulez  

091 Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no.1

Argerich                                             Horowitz

092 Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty

Dorati 

093 Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.6 "Pathetique"

Pletnev                                              Mravinsky 

094 Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Brown

095 Verdi: Requiem

Giulini                                                 Morandi

096 Verdi: La traviata

Solti                                                      Guilini 

097 Victoria: Requiem (Officium Defunctorum)

Cave

098 Vivaldi: Four Seasons

Carmignola                                          Huggett

099 Vivaldi: Gloria in D major

Preston                                           Alessandrini 

100 Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

Bohm

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