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Top 50 Most Influential Classical Music in History

01 Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)

Eduardo Mata / Dallas Symphony Orchestra

02 Wagner: Tristan & Isolde

Furtwangler / Philharmonia Orchestra

03 Monteverdi: Orfeo

Gardiner / English Baroque Soloists

04 Beethoven: Symphony no.9

Harnoncourt / Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Arnold Schoenberg Choir

05 Beethoven: Symphony no.3 "Eroica" 

Dohnanyi / The Cleveland Orchestra 

06 Beethoven: The Late String Quartets 

Alban Berg Quartett

07 Debussy: Préludes for Piano, Books 1 & 2

Paul Jacobs

08 Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande

Boulez / Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 

09 Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier

Gould

10 Varèse: Ionisation

Boulez / Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11 Haydn: The "Russian" Quartets, op.33

Auryn Quartet

12 Liszt: Piano Sonata in b minor, S178

Zimerman

13 Stockhausen: Ylem

Stockhausen / The London Sinfonietta

14 Messiaen: "Modes de Valeurs et d'intensités" from Quatre études de rythme (Four Rhythmic Studies) 

Håkon Austbø

15 Boulez: Le marteau sans maître

Summers / Boulez / InterContemporain Ensemble

16 Mozart: Don Giovanni

Haitink / London Philharmonic Orchestra

17 Schoenberg: String Quartet no.2 for soprano & string quartets, op.10

Margaret Price / Lasalle Quartet

18 Pérotin: Sederunt Principes

The Hilliard Ensemble 

19 Machaut: Messe de Notre Dame

The Hilliard Ensemble

20 Weber: Der Freischütz

Harnoncourt / Berliner Philharmoniker

21 Mozart: Piano Concerto no.9 "Jeunehomme", E flat major, K271

Brendel / Janigro / I Solisti di Zagreb

22 Schubert: Winterreise

Thomas Quasthoff / Charles Spencer

23 Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy, C major, D760

Pollini

24 Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Colin Davis / Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam

25 Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice

Kujiken / La Petite Bande

26 Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire (Pierrot in the moonlight), op.21 

DeGaetani / Weisberg / The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble

27 Schoenberg: Das Buch der Hängenden Gärten (The Book of the Hanging Garden), op.15

DeGaetani / Gilbert Kalish

28 Peri: Dafne (1597) / Euridice (1600)~The world first complete opera 

Roberto De Caro / Choruses of Hades / Ensemble Arpeggio

29 Chopin: 12 Etudes, op.10

Pollini

30 Haydn: Symphony no.26 "Lamentatione"

Kujiken / Petite Bande

31 Cage: 4'33"

The Amadinda Percussion Group

32 Satie: Parade

Ronald Corp / New London Orchestra

33 Liszt: Les Préludes, S97

Miklos Rozsa / Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra

34 Feldman: Projections

The Barton Workshop

35 Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila

Valery Gergiev / Kirov Orchestra

36 Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas

Pollini

37 Schoenberg: Suite for Piano, op.25

Paul Jacobs

38 Gesualdo: Quinto libro dei madrigali (Fifth Book Madrigals)

Anthony Rooley / The Consort of Musicke

39 Glinka: Kamarinskaya

Vassily Sinaisky / BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

40 Mahler: Symphony no.6 "Tragic"

Tennstedt / London Philharmonic Orchestra

41 Webern: 6 Bagatelles for String Quartet, op.9

Emerson String Quartet

42 Berg: Wozzeck

Paul Daniel / Philharmonia Orchestra of London

43 Crumb: Black Angels

Juan Pablo Izquierdo / Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic

44 Reich: Come Out

Double Edge

45 Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610 (Vespers of 1610)

Pearlman / Boston Baroque

46 Scriabin: Prometheus

Valery Gergiev / Kirov Orchestra

47 Ives: The Unanswered Question

Bernstein / New York Philharmonic 

48 Gershwin: Progy and Bess

Maazel / Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus 

49 Holst: Savitri

Richard Hickox / City of London Sinfonia

50 Berlioz: Les Nuits d'été

Régine Crespin / Ansermet / L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

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