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Best Classical Songs of 2018

The best classical tracks of the year, led by young cellist and composer Peter Gregson.

40 songs (3 hours and 3 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Gregson: 6.6 Gigue
Peter Gregson, Richard Harwood, Reinoud Ford, Tim Lowe, Ben Chappell & Katherine Jenkinson - Bach: The Cello Suites - Recomposed by Peter Gregson
2:48
2
Plus tôt
Alexandra Stréliski - Inscape
2:59
3
24 Caprices, Op. 1: No. 17 in E-Flat Major
Augustin Hadelich - Paganini: 24 Caprices, Op. 1
4:04
4
If Only [feat. Dua Lipa]
Andrea Bocelli feat. Dua Lipa -
3:37
5
Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 46: IV. Finale: Allegro guerriero
Joshua Bell & Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46 / Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26
8:38
6
von Paradis: Sicilienne In E Flat Major - Arr. Hazell
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Members Of The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra, Members Of The Philharmonia Orchestra & Christopher Warren-Green - The Royal Wedding - The Official Album
3:23
7
La Catedral: I. Preludio saudade
Thibaut Garcia - Bach Inspirations
2:16
8
J.S. Bach: Partita for Violin Solo No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1002 - 5. Sarabande
Hilary Hahn - Hilary Hahn plays Bach: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2; Partita No. 1
4:01
9
saman
Ólafur Arnalds - re:member
2:11
10
Richter: Cypher
Max Richter, Louisa Fuller, Natalia Bonner, John Metcalfe, Ian Burdge & Chris Worsey - Cypher
7:43
11
Khachaturian: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Minor - 1. Allegro con fermezza
Nemanja Radulovic, Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra & Sascha Goetzel - Baïka
15:06
12
outsiders (Edit)
Jean-Michel Blais - outsiders (Edit)
4:42
13
The Show Must Go On
2Cellos - Let There Be Cello
4:37
14
Milhaud: Scaramouche Suite - 3. Brazileira
Jess Gillam, Tippett Quartet, Andee Birkett & Zeynep Özsuca - Milhaud: Scaramouche: 3. Brazileira
2:37
15
Glass, Glass: 1000 Airplanes On The Roof - The Encounter
Anthony Roth Costanzo, Jonathan Cohen & Les Violons du Roy - ARC
4:09
16
Fly
Dalal - Einaudi: Fly
4:24
17
Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008: Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008: V. Menuets I & II
Yo-Yo Ma - Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites
3:01
18
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 - 1. Moderato
Daniil Trifonov, The Philadelphia Orchestra & Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Destination Rachmaninov: Departure
11:14
19
J.S. Bach: Prelude & Fughetta in G Major, BWV 902 - 1. Prelude
Víkingur Ólafsson - Johann Sebastian Bach
3:26
20
Chiaccona a 4 in C Major
Christina Pluhar - Himmelsmusik
4:29
21
Milagrosa (feat. Spektral Quartet)
Miguel Zenón feat. Spektral Quartet - Yo Soy La Tradición (feat. Spektral Quartet)
6:58
22
Beving: Hanging D (Cello Octet Amsterdam Version)
Cello Octet Amsterdam - Conatus
5:20
23
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-Flat Major, Op. 110: I. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
Alexandre Tharaud - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos 30-32
6:32
24
Prokofiev: 12 Movements From Romeo And Juliet, Op. 64 - 9. Morning Serenade (Transcription For 2 Pianos By Sergei Babayan)
Martha Argerich & Sergei Babayan - Prokofiev For Two
2:18
25
Rewrite the Stars
The Piano Guys - Limitless
3:31
26
Luisa Miller, Act II, Scene 1: Tu puniscimi, o Signore
Sonya Yoncheva - The Verdi Album
3:07
27
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor / Pt. 3 - 4. Adagietto (Arr. for Cello and Harp by Mischa Maisky)
Mischa Maisky & Sophie Hallynck - Adagietto
10:19
28
Night
Laurence Ipsum - Night
2:36
29
"Il bianco e dolce cigno"
Chanticleer - Then and There, Here and Now
2:20
30
At Last
Alexis Ffrench - Evolution
2:51
31
Confitebor tibi Domine: I. "Confitebor tibi Domine"
Jakub Józef Orlinski - Anima Sacra
3:11
32
Fractals (Truth 2)
Jessica Moss - Entanglement
4:20
33
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess - Summertime
Audra McDonald, New York Philharmonic & Andy Einhorn - Sing Happy [Explicit]
3:07
34
String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465 "Dissonance": III. Menuetto. Allegro
Diderot String Quartet - Dissonance
4:35
35
Das wohltemperierte Klavier, Buch I: Präludium Nr. I C-Dur, BWV 846
Cédric Pescia - J. S. Bach: Das wohltemperierte Klavier, Buch I
1:51
36
Trumpet Sonatine: II. Andantino
Matilda Lloyd - Direct Message: 20th & 21st Century Works for Trumpet & Piano
3:34
37
Violin Sonata in A Major, FWV 8: II. Allegro (Arr. Delsart for Cello & Piano)
Edgar Moreau feat. David Kadouch - Franck, Poulenc & Strohl: Cello Sonatas
8:36
38
Schlichte Weisen, Op. 21, Trv 160: II. Du meines Herzens Krönelein (Transc. Steinberg for Voice & String Quartet) [Live]
Joyce DiDonato feat. Brentano Quartet - Into the Fire (Live at Wigmore Hall)
2:20
39
I Love You
RIOPY - Riopy
4:23
40
Dawn of the World
Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet - Landfall
2:22