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An Intro to Classical Music

Some of the most recognizable and durable music of the last 500 years.

20 songs (1 hour and 36 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro
Svenska Kammarorkestern & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Mozart (The Very Best Of)
6:07
2
Carmen, Act I: Habanera -L'amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle
Sofia National Opera Chorus And Orchestra & Alexandrina Milcheva - 30 Must-Have Spanish Classics
4:03
3
Schubert: String Quintet In C, D. 956 - 2. Adagio
Mstislav Rostropóvich - Schubert: String Quintet In C Major D.956, Op. Posth. 163
14:50
4
3 Gymnopedies (arr. A. Miolin): No. 1: Lent et douloureux
Klara Kormendi - Satie (The Best Of)
2:46
5
Minuet in G major, BWV Anh. 114: Minuet in G major, BWV Anh.114
Eteri Andjaparidze - Bach, J.S.: Favourite Piano Works
1:33
6
Canon & Gigue in D Major, P. 37: Canon in D Major
Capella Istropolitana - Perfect Autumn Wedding
4:46
7
Berceuse, Op. 16
Dong-Suk Kang - Faure (The Best Of)
3:33
8
J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Peter Hurford & Johann Sebastian Bach - Bach, J.S.: Great Organ Works (2 CDs)
9:17
9
Swan Lake, Op. 20 : Swan Lake, Op. 20: Scene: Odette and the Swans return to the lake
Idil Biret - Naxos for Nashville (Amazon Exclusive)
2:44
10
Appalachian Spring: Appalachian Spring: VII. Doppio movimento
Leonard Bernstein - Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid & Fanfare for the Common Man
3:03
11
J.S. Bach: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 - 10. Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring (Arr. by Guillermo Figueroa)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra & Johann Sebastian Bach - Bach for Breakfast - The Leisurely Way to Start Your Day
3:25
12
Fanfare for the Common Man
London Symphony Orchestra & Aaron Copland - Copland Conducts Copland - Expanded Edition (Fanfare for the Common Man, Appalachian Spring, Old American Songs (Complete), Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes)
3:16
13
Wagner: Die Walküre, WWV 86B - Concert version / Act 3 - The Ride of the Valkyries
National Symphony Orchestra Washington, Antal Doráti & Richard Wagner - Twilight Of The Gods: The Essential Wagner Collection
5:06
14
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven (Eternal)
7:14
15
Verdi: Messa da Requiem - 2a. Dies irae
Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Georg Solti - Verdi: Requiem (2 CDs)
2:23
16
The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "Winter": Winter: Allegro non molto
Takako Nishizaki & Antonio Vivaldi - Baroque Masterpieces
3:30
17
The Firebird (original version): Scene II: Kastchei's spell is broken, his palace disappears, and the Petrified Knights return to life. General Thanksgiving....
Robert Craft - Stravinsky: Firebird (The) / Petrushka (Stravinsky, Vol. 2)
2:59
18
Symphony No. 2 in C Minor "Resurrection": IV. Urlicht. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht
Antoni Wit - Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor "Resurrection"
6:03
19
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma: Var. IX (Nimrod)
Edward Elgar - Elgar: Enigma Variations / In the South / Coronation March
3:35
20
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 In D Minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - Excerpt From 4th Movement - 4. Presto (Live)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Symphony No.9
6:07