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Top 100 Greatest CD (Classic CD)

001 Bach: Brandenburg Concertos

Pinnock / The English Concert 

002 Bach: Six Suites for Solo Cello

Casals 

003 Bach: Goldberg Variations (1981 Digital Recording SBM)

Gulda

004 Bartok: Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Ludwig / Berry / Kertesz / London Symphony Orchestra

005 Beethoven: Fidelio 

Vickers / Ludwig / Berry / Klemperer / Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus

006 Beethoven: Piano Concerto no.4 & no.5 "Emperor"

Gieseking / Walter / Wiener Philharmoniker

007 Beethoven: The Late String Quartets  

Busch Quartet

008 Beethoven: Symphony no.3 "Eroica"  

Klemperer / Philharmonia Orchestra

009 Beethoven: Symphony no.5 & 7  

Kleiber / Wiener Philharmoniker

010 Beethoven: Piano Sonatas  

Schnabel

011 Berlioz: Les Troyens

Vickers / Veasy / Lindholm / Davis

Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden   

012 Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem)

Schwarzkopf / Fischer-Dieskau / Klemperer / Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus 

013 Brahms: Piano Concerto no.1 & 2

Fleisher / Szell / Cleveland Orchestra

014 Brahms: Piano Trios no.1-3, Cello Sonata no.2

Katchen / Suk / Starker

015 Brahms / Sibelius: Violin Concerto

Neveu / Susskind / Dobrowen / Philharmonia Orchestra

016 Britten: Peter Grimes

Pears / Watson / Pease / Britten

Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden  

017 Britten: War Requiem

Fischer-Dieskau / Pears / Vishnevskaya / Preston / Britten

Melos Ensemble of London / London Symphony Orchestra

018 Bruckner: Symphony no.9  

Giulini / Wiener Philharmoniker

019 Chopin: Nocturnes  

Rubinstein

020 Chopin: Piano Sonata no.2 & 3 / 4 Ballades 

Cortot

021 Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande

Jansen / Joachim / Cabanel / Desormiere

Yvonne Gouverne Symphony Orchestra

022 Debussy: Piano Works 

Gieseking

023 Delius: Orchestral Works 

Beecham / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

024 Dvorak: Symphonies & Overtures

Kertesz / London Symphony Orchestra

025 Elgar: Symphony no.2 / Sospiri / Elegy 

Barbirolli / Halle Orchestra / New Philharmonia Orchestra

026 Elgar: Violin Concerto / Cello Concerto 

Menuhin / Harrison / Elgar / London Symphony Orchestra

027 Elgar: Cello Concerto / Sea Pictures 

Du Pre / Baker / Barbirolli / London Symphony Orchestra

028 Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

White / Haymon / Rattle / London Philharmonic Orchestra

029 Grieg: Piano Concerto

Kovacevich / Davis / BBC Symphony Orchestra

030 Haydn: "London" Symphony no.93-98

Szell / Cleveland Orchestra

031 Hildegard: A Feather on the Breath of God 

Kirkby / Page / Gothic Voices

032 Holst: The Planets

Elgar: Enigma Variations

Boult / London Symphony Orchestra

033 Janacek: Příhody Lišky Bystroušky (The Cunning Little Vixen)

Popp / Randová / Jedlicka / Novak / Mackerras / Wiener Philharmoniker

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

Ferrier / Patzak / Walter / Wiener Philharmoniker

035 Mahler: Symphony no.9

Barbirolli / Berliner Philharmoniker

036 Mendelssohn: Elijah (Elias)

Ameling / Brumeister / Adam / Schreier / Sawallisch

Leipziger Rundfunkchor und Gewandhausorchester

037 Messiaen: Apparition de l'eglise eternelle

Messiaen

038 Monteverdi: L'Orfeo

Harnoncourt / Concentus musicus Wien

039 Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610

Parrott / Tavener Consort

040 Mozart: Clarinet Concerto / Basson Concerto

Brymer / Brooke / Beecham / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

041 Mozart: Don Giovanni

Busch / Glyndebourne Festival Chorus & Orchestra

042 Mozart: Horn Concertos

Brain / Karajan / Philharmonia Orchestra

043 Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute)

Janowitz / Popp / Berry / Gedda / Frick

Klemperer / Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus

044 Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)

Kleiber / Wiener Philharmoniker

045 Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov

Christoff / Gedda / Borg / Zareska

Dobrowen / L'Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise

046 Mussorgsky: Integrale des Melodies (Complete Songs)

Christoff / Labinsky / Moore 

Tzipine / L'Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise

047 Paganini: Violin Concerto no.1-6

Accado / Dutuit / London Philharmonic Orchestra

048 Palestrina: Stabat Mater / Allegri: Miserere

Goodman / Willcocks /Kings College Choir

049 Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no.5 / Piano Sonata no.8 

Richter / Rowicki / Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra

050 Puccini: La Boheme 

Beecham / RCA Victor Orchestra & Chorus

051 Puccini: Tosca 

Callas / Stefano / Gobbi / Sabata / Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Milan

052 Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no.2 & 3

Janis / Dorati / London Symphony Orchestra / Minnesota Orchestra

053 Rachmaninov: The Complete Recordings      RCA 09026 61265-2

Rachmaninov / Kreisler / Ormandy / Stokowski / Philadelphia Orchestra

054 Ravel: Piano Concerto in G

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no.4

Michelangeli / Gracis / Phiharmonia Orchestra

055 Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe

Monteux / London Symphony Orchestra

056 Reich: Tehillim

Manahan

057 Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Beecham / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

058 Schoenberg: Moses und Aron 

Mazura / Langridge / Solti / Chicago Symphony Orchestra

059 Schubert: Impromptus D899, D935 / "Wanderer" Fantasy

Fischer

060 Schubert: Lieder

Fischer-Dieskau / Moore

061 Schubert: String Quintet in C major / Symphony no.5

Stern / Schneider / Katims / Tortelier / Casals / Prades Festival Orchestra

062 Schubert: Symphony no.3, 5 & 6

Beecham / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

063 Schubert: Symphony no.9 "Great" / Rosamunde Overture

Furtwangler / Berliner Philharmoniker

064 Schubert: Piano Quintet "Strout"

Dvorak: Piano Quintet

Curzon / Vienna Octet

065 Schubert: Winterreise

Pears / Britten

066 Schumann: Arabeske / Davidsbundlertanze / Blumenstuck / Symphonische Etuden

Andras Schiff

067 Schumann: Fantasie in C major, op.17

Argerich

068 Schumann: Szenen Aus Goethes Faust (Faust Scenes)

Harwood / Fischer-Dieskau / Pears / Shirley-Quirk / Britten

069 Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues, op.87

Nikolayeva 

070 Sibelius: Symphony no.6

Davis / London Symphony Orchestra

 

071 Sibelius: Tapiola / Symphony no.5

Karajan / Berliner Philharmoniker

072 Sibelius: Symphony no.4 & 6

Beecham / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

073 Smetana: Má vlast (My Fatherland) 

Kubelik / Boston Symphony Orchestra

074 Stockhausen: Aus den sieben Tagen 

Masson / Ensemble Musique Vivante

075 Strauss (Family): Waltzes

Boskovsky / Wiener Philharmoniker

076 Strauss, R. : Also Sprach Zarathustra

Reiner / Chicago Symphony Orchestra

077 Strauss, R. : Vier Letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) 

Janowitz / Karajan / Berliner Philharmoniker

078 Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring)

Stravinsky / Columbia Symphony Orchestra

079 Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 4, 5 & 6 "Pathétique"

Mravinsky / Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra

080 Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

Heifetz / Reiner / Chicago Symphony Orchestra

081 Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no.1

Beethoven: Piano Concerto no.5 "Emperor"

Horowitz / Toscanini / Reiner

NBC Symphony Orchestra / RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra 

082 Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress

Noble / Herincx / Boult / London Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra 

083 Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music

Wood / BBC Symphony Orchestra

084 Vaughan Williams: Symphony no.3 "Pastoral" & 5

Boult / London Philharmonic Orchestra

085 Verdi: Otello

Domingo / Scotto / Milnes / Levine / National Philharmonic Orchestra

 

086 Verdi: La Traviata

Domingo / Cotrubas / Milnes / Kleiber / Bayerisches Staatsorchester   

087 Verdi: Requiem

Toscanini / Shaw / NBC Symphony Orchestra

088 Wagner: Parsifal 

Windgassen / London / Modl / Weber / Uhde / Knappertsbusch

Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

089 Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen  

Solti / Wiener Philharmoniker / Vienna State Opera Choir

090 Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

Flagstad / Suthaus / Furtwängler / Philharmonic Orchestra

091 Wolf: Lieder

Gerhardt / Husch / Kipnis / McCormack / Schorr / Heger

London Symphony Orchestra 

092 Boult Historic Collection :On the Banks of Green Willow

Music from Butterworth / Bax / Holst / Elgar / Vaughan Williams

Boult / London Philharmonic Orchestra

093 Heifetz Collection Volume 1 - The Acoustic Recordings 1917-1924

094 Horowitz Historic Return: Carnegie Hall 1965 / The 1966 Concerts

095 Kreisler The Complete Recordings (RCA)

096 The Psalms of David

Ledger / Willcocks / Choir of King's College, Cambridge 

097 Lipatti Great Recording

098 The Art of Joan Sutherland

099 Terfel - The Vagabond & other songs by Vaughan Williams, Butterworth, Finzi & Ireland 

100 Volodos Piano Transcriptions

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