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The 99 Most Essential Masterpieces of the Classical Era

99 songs (11 hours and 10 minutes) Released on June 13, 2011
1
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture in F Minor
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
7:57
2
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik": Allegro
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
5:51
3
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67, "Fate": Allegro con brio
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
7:28
4
Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor for Piano, Op. 27:2, "Moonlight Sonata": Adagio sostenuto
Finghin Collins
5:36
5
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550: Allegro molto
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
7:02
6
Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, "Für Elise"
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:16
7
Concerto No. 3 in G Major for Violin and Orchestra, K. 216: II. Adagio
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:41
8
Symphony No. 101 in D Major, Hob. I:101, "The Clock": II. Andante
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra and Ernst Hinreiner
9:26
9
Concerto No. 1 in C Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/1: III. Allegro molto
Arto Noras, Slovak Chamber Orchestra and Bohdan Warchal
6:11
10
Requiem, K. 626: Lacrimosa dies illa
London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir and David Parry & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2:49
11
Concerto No. 21 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 467: Andante
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:18
12
Gavotte in D Major
Gunilla von Bahr and Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
2:22
13
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: Rondo: Alla turca
Finghin Collins
3:25
14
String Quartet No. 62 in C Major, Op. 76:3, "Emperor": II. Poco adagio: Cantabile
Various artists & Joseph Haydn
8:40
15
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620: Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
6:24
16
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act 1: "Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja" (Birdcatcher's Aria)
Peter Edelmann, SWR Symphony Orchestra and Klaus Arp
3:02
17
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act 2: "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen" (Queen of the Night's Aria)
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2:54
18
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act 2: "O Isis und Osiris"
Peter Edelmann, SWR Symphony Orchestra and Klaus Arp
2:52
19
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act 2: Chorus of the Priests
SWR Symphony Orchestra and Klaus Arp
2:55
20
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act 2: "Pa-pa-pa-papagena"
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2:39
21
Sonata No. 8 in C Minor for Piano, Op. 13, "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
Freddy Kempf
6:02
22
String Quintet in E Major, Op. 13: Minuet
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
3:48
23
Concerto No. 1 in G Major for Flute and Orchestra, K. 313: II. Adagio non troppo
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
9:58
24
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, "Choral": II. Molto vivace
Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Djansug Kakhidze & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:35
25
Concerto in E-Flat Major for Trumpet and Orchestra, Hob. VIIe: III. Finale: Allegro
Crispian Steele-Perkins, English Chamber Orchestra and Anthony Halstead
4:47
26
String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465 (Haydn Quartet No. 6, "Dissonance"): I. Adagio - Allegro
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
8:18
27
Sonata in G Major for Viola da gamba and Lute: I. Allegro - II. Adagio - III. Minuetto
Bengt Ericson and Rolf LaFleur
8:15
28
Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major for Violin, Viola and Orchestra, K. 364 (320d): II. Andante
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
10:46
29
Les Danaïdes: Overture
SWR Symphony Orchestra and Christopher Hogwood
5:52
30
Concerto in A Major for Clarinet and Orchestra, K. 622: II. Adagio
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
8:54
31
Concerto No. 3 in E-Flat Major for Horn and Orchestra, K. 447: III. Rondo: Allegro vivace
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:57
32
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
6:58
33
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Act 1: "Una voce poco fa" (Rosina's Cavatina)
Eteri Lamoris, Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra and Jansug Kakhidze
7:23
34
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Act 1: "Largo al factotum"
Alexander Podolkhov, St. Petersburg Zazerkalye Theater Orchestra and Pavel Bubelnikov
4:47
35
Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat Major for Piano, Op. 81a, "Les Adieux": I. The Farewell: Adagio - Allegro
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
7:08
36
Symphony No. 100 in G Major, Hob. 1/100, "Military": II. Allegretto
St. Petersburg Radio Symphony Orchestra and Stanislav Gorkovenko
6:09
37
Sonata No. 9 in A Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 47, "Kreutzer Sonata": I. Adagio sostenuto - Presto - Adagio
Emmy Verhey & Ludwig van Beethoven
12:13
38
Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 61: II. Larghetto
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
7:37
39
Der Freischütz: Overture
RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Anton Nanut
9:30
40
Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor for Piano, Op. 27:2, "Moonlight": III. Presto agitato
Ronald Brautigam
6:51
41
Quartet No. 1 in D Major for Flute and String Trio, K. 285: II. Adagio
Saint Petersburg Soloists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:20
42
Sonata No. 3 in A Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 69: III. Adagio cantabile - Allegro vivace
Igor Uryash & Ludwig van Beethoven
9:10
43
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Overture
Bonn Classical Philharmonic and Heribert Beissel
4:15
44
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492, Act 2: "Voi che sapete"
Lena Nordin, Stockholm Royal Court Orchestra and Nicholas Cleobury
2:44
45
Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183: I. Allegro con brio
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:42
46
Sonata No. 5 in F Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 24, "Spring": I. Allegro
Nora Chastain and Friedemann Rieger
9:43
47
Sonata in F-Sharp Minor for Piano, Op. 26/2: I. Allegro con espressione
László Simon
3:34
48
Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, "Eroica": II. Marcia funébre: Adagio assai
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
15:16
49
Concerto No. 2 in D Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/2: I. Allegro moderato
Arto Noras, Slovak Chamber Orchestra and Bohdan Warchal
16:33
50
Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:42
51
Fidelio, Op. 72, Act 1: "Mir ist so wunderbar" (Quartet)
Lena Hoel, Siv Wennberg, Lennart Stregård, Anders Lorentzson, Stockholm Royal Court Orchestra and Kjell Ingebretsen
4:48
52
Fidelio, Op. 72, Act 1: "Hat man nicht auch Gold"
Matti Salminen, Lahti Symphony Orchestra and Eri Klas
2:57
53
Fidelio, Op. 72, Act 1: "Abscheulicher, wo eilst du hin"
Birgit Nilsson, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Nils Grevillius
7:36
54
Concerto No. 1 in F Minor for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 73: I. Allegro
Martin Fröst, Tapiola Sinfonietta and Jean-Jacques Kantorow
6:50
55
Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": I. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande (Awakening of happy feelings on arrival in the country): Allegro ma non troppo
Wiener Volksoperorchester and Eduard Lindenberg
9:08
56
Die Schöpfung (The Creation), Hob. XXI:2, Part 1: XII. Recitative: In vollem Glanze steiget jetzt die Sonne (In splendour bright is rising now, the sun)
World Symphony Orchestra and Moshe Atzmon
3:16
57
Die Schöpfung (The Creation), Hob. XXI:2, Part 1: XIII. Chorus and Soli: Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes (The heavens are telling the glory of God)
World Symphony Orchestra and Moshe Atzmon
4:11
58
String Quartet No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Hob. III:1, Op. 1, "Hunting": I. Presto
Quartetto Pressenda
3:05
59
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525: "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": II. Romance: Andante
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6:46
60
Concerto No. 9 in B-Flat Major for Cello and Orchestra, G. 482 (Ed. Grützmacher): I. Allegro moderato
Sergei Roldugin and St. Petersburg Soloists
9:00
61
Sonata No. 23 in F Minor for Piano, Op. 57, "Appassionata": I. Allegro assai
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
9:26
62
Concerto in C Major for Flute, Harp and Orchestra, K. 299: II. Andantino
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
8:39
63
Quintet in A Major for Clarinet and String Quartet, K. 581: II. Larghetto
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:03
64
Concerto in G Major for Flute and Orchestra: III. Rondo: Allegro
Mikael Helasvuo, Helsinki Chamber Orchestra and Jukka-Pekka Saraste
5:36
65
Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504, "Prague": II. Andante
Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
9:03
66
Concerto in D Minor for Flute and Orchestra, Wq 22: I. Allegro
Vaclav Kunt, Prague Chamber Orchestra and Milan Lajcik
7:09
67
Symphony No. 49 in F Minor, Hob. I:49, "La Passione": I. Adagio
Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Alun Francis
7:39
68
Große Fuge in B-Flat Major, Op. 133
Amsterdam Sinfonietta
17:25
69
Serenade No. 9 in D Major, K. 320, "Posthorn": VI. Minuetto - Trio 1 & 2
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
5:04
70
Concerto in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, WoO 12: II. Adagio e cantabile, con grande espressione
Aldo Antognazzi, Württemberg Philharmonic Orchestra and Jorge Rotter
6:31
71
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 1: "Madamina! Il catalogo è questo"
Todd Donovan, Catherine Bremen, St. Petersburg Soloists and Michail Gantvarg
5:58
72
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 1: "Là ci darem la mano"
Todd Donovan, Catherine Bremen, St. Petersburg Soloists and Michail Gantvarg
3:43
73
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 2: "Deh, vieni alla finestra" (Serenade)
Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Ola Rudner
2:32
74
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 2: "Don Giovanni, a cenar teco" (Live)
Eberhard Wächter, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Herbert von Karajan
6:46
75
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra and Jansug Kakhidze
9:01
76
Sonata in B-Flat Major for Flute and B.C, Wq. 125: I. Adagio
Moravian Trio
3:26
77
Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 73, "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso (attacca)
Peter Toperczer, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Libor Pesek
8:19
78
Serenade No. 10 in B-Flat Major, K. 361, "Gran Partita": III. Adagio
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6:06
79
Concerto No. 3 in C Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 37: II. Largo
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
10:41
80
Symphony No. 45 in F-Sharp Minor, Hob. I:45, "Farewell": V. Finale: Adagio
Babelsberg Symphony Orchestra and Günter Ludwig
5:27
81
Orfeo ed Euridice, Act 2: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Richard Divall
6:06
82
Concerto No. 11 in D Major for Fortepiano and Orchestra, Hob. XVIII/11: III. Rondo all´Ungarese: Allegro assai
Klara Havlikova, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Bohdan Warchal
4:37
83
Sonata No. 12 in A-Flat Major for Piano, Op. 26, "Funeral March": III. Marcia funébre sulla morte d'un eroe (Funeral March for a Dead Hero)
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:51
84
Coriolan, Op. 62: Overture in C Minor
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
7:51
85
String Quartet No. 53 in D Major, Hob. III:63, Op. 64:5, "The Lark": II. Adagio cantabile
Quartetto Pressenda
6:50
86
Motet in D Major for Choir and Orchestra, K. 618: Ave verum corpus
Latvian Philharmonic Orchestra, Riga Radio Choir and Ilmar Lapinsch & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1:38
87
Symphony No. 94 in G Major, Hob. I/94, "The Surprice": II. Andante
St. Petersburg New Philharmonia and Alexander Titov
5:40
88
Così fan tutte, K. 588, Act 1: "Soave sia il vento" (Trio)
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:04
89
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: II. Larghetto
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
12:59
90
Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 61: III. Rondo: Allegro
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
9:27
91
L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers): Overture: Andante - Allegro
Bonn Classical Philharmonic and Heribert Beissel
8:06
92
Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob. I:104, "London": IV. Finale: Allegro spirituoso
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Sidney Lark
5:03
93
Missa Solemnis in D Major, Op. 123: II. Gloria
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
17:19
94
Concerto No. 5 in A Major for Violin and Orchestra, K. 219: III. Rondo: Tempo di menuetto, "Turkish Rondo"
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
9:04
95
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, "Jupiter": IV. Finale: Allegro molto
SWR Symphony Orchestra and Ernest Bour & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
8:38
96
Quintet No. 4 in D Major, G. 448: IV. Fandango
Jakob Lindberg and Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
11:36
97
Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626: III. Sequentia: Dies irae
Budapest Concert Orchestra, Budapest Concert Chorus and Tamas Gal & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1:39
98
Sonata No. 16 in C Major for Piano, K. 545, "Sonata facile": I. Allegro
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:00
99
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, "Choral": An die Freude
London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, The London Chorus and David Parry
2:32