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Best of 2020: Classical

Curated by Amazon's Music Experts

Our picks for the best classical recordings of 2020. Cover: Jess Gillam


1Ives: Symphony No. 3 "The Camp Meeting" - II. Children's Day - Allegro moderato2Suspirium (Arr. Rimmer)3Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 53, B. 108: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo4Waltz Whitman5Lawson: One Day You Finally Knew6The Shape of Water: III. Elisa's Theme710 Chorale Preludes, BV B 27: No. 5, Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 6398Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56 - II. Largo - attacca (Live at Philharmonie, Berlin / 2019)9Never Enough (From "The Greatest Showman")10Amazing Grace (arr. Mercurio)11Richter: Prelude 6 (Voiceless Mix) - Pt. 112Dvořák: 4 Romantic Pieces, Op. 75, B. 150 - I. Allegro moderato (Arr. Soltani For Solo Cello and Cello Ensemble)13Chaplin: The Terry Theme From "Limelight" / La Violetera From "City Lights" / Je cherche après Titine From "Modern Times" / Awakening From "Limelight" / Theme From "Modern Times" (CITY MEMORIES)14Nessun Dorma15Agrippina, HWV 6, Act 3 "Coll'ardor del tuo bel core" (Nerone)16J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 - Variatio 30 Quodlibet. a 1 Clav.17The Heart Asks Pleasure First18"Summertime" (from Porgy and Bess)19La Vernatelle20Fauré: Elégie in C Minor, Op. 24 (Arr. Parkin)21Room With A View22Symphony No. 3: IV. Molto deliberato (Fanfare) - Allegro risoluto23Song Without Words, Op. 10924Crest of a Wave (Solo Piano Version)25Rameau: L’enharmonique26Symphony No. 7: I. Con moto (Live)27A Small Kind Of Revival28Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 / Act II - Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Arr. by Mathieu Herzog for Cello and Strings)29Symphony No. 3: Vivo - Lento - Vivo - Lento - Vivo - Stesso movimento - Lento30Flower Through Concrete31Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 67 - No. 5 Moderato (Arr. Ottensamer for Clarinet and Piano)32Sanctuary Road: No. 14, Rain (Live)33Merry-Go-Round (from 'Howl's Moving Castle')34Concerto grosso in F Major, Op. 3 No. 4b, HWV 315 "Orchestra": II. Andante35Carthage36I'm Going to Make a Cake (from "The Hours" Soundtrack)37Adagio in G Minor38The Triumph of Saint Joan Symphony: I. The Maid39Larmes glacées (Piano Solo)40Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto41Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": V. Hirtengesang. Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm. Allegretto (Arr. Bagge for Piano 4-Hands)42Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12, No. 1: II. Tema con variazioni. Andante con moto43Etudes, Op. 10: No. 3 in E Major 'Tristesse'44Cello Concerto in G Minor, RV. 416: I. Allegro45String Quartet No. 3 "Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory": III. If I Perish, Do Not Let My Paintings Die46Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Sì, pel ciel marmoreo giuro47Overlay48El Hambo49Prince of Players, Act II Scene 6: Bring Mistress Hughes to the Stage at Once50Adès: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra - 1. - (Live at Symphony Hall, Boston / 2019)