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May 4, 2023
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Westminster Cathedral
London, England

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September 27, 2023
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Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia

Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington State

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The Greatest Classical Works

Classical Music Works are ranked for their innovation and influence, as well as their aesthetic importance, historical significance and lasting popularity. 

 

  

 

I  1. Mass In B Minor – Johann Sebastian Bach

   2. Der Ring des Nibelungen – Richard Wagner

   3. Symphony No. 9 in D minor "Choral" – Ludwig Van Beethoven

   4. Symphony No. 5 in C minor – Ludwig Van Beethoven

   5. St Matthew's Passion – Johann Sebastian Bach

   6. Tristan und Isolde – Richard Wagner

   7. Don Giovanni – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

   8. String Quartet No. 14 in C sharp minor – Ludwig Van Beethoven

   9. Messiah – George Frideric Handel

 10. Rite of Spring – Igor Stravinsky

 11. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major "Eroica" – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 12. Symphony No. 6 in B minor "Pathetique" – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

 13. Otello – Giuseppe Verdi

 14. Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor "Appassionata" – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 15. The Marriage of Figaro – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 16. Symphony No. 41 in C major "Jupiter" – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 17. Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 18. Well-Tempered Clavier – Johann Sebastian Bach

 19. Symphony No. 9 in E minor "From the New World" – Antonin Dvorák

 20. Winterreise – Franz Schubert

 21. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major – Johannes Brahms

 22. Piano Concerto in A minor – Robert Schumann

 23. String Quintet in C major – Franz Schubert

 24. Aida – Giuseppe Verdi

 25. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major "Emperor" – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 26. The Nutcracker – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

 27. Symphony No. 6 in F major "Pastorale" – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 28. Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor – Johann Sebastian Bach

 29. Symphony No. 40 in G minor – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 30. Symphony No. 4 in E minor – Johannes Brahms

 31. The Goldberg Variations – Johann Sebastian Bach

 32. A Midsummer Night's Dream – Felix Mendelssohn

 33. Violin Concerto in E minor – Felix Mendelssohn

 34. Symphony No. 9 in C major "The Great" – Franz Schubert

 35. Pictures at an Exhibition – Modest Mussorgsky (orch. by Maurice Ravel)

 36. Clarinet Quintet in A major "Stadler" – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 37. Prelude A L'apres Midi D'un Faune – Claude Debussy

 38. Symphonie Fantastique – Hector Berlioz

 39. Clarinet Quintet in B minor – Johannes Brahms

 40. Petrouchka – Igor Stravinsky

 41. Violin Concerto in D major – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 42. La Boheme – Giacomo Puccini

 43. Piano Sonata in B minor – Franz Liszt

 44. Cello Concerto in B minor – Antonin Dvorák

 45. The Four Seasons – Antonio Vivaldi

 46. Swan Lake – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

 47. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

 48. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat – Franz Schubert

 49. Till Eulenspiegel – Richard Strauss

 50. Symphony No. 8 in B minor "Unfinished" – Franz Schubert

 51. Missa Solemnis – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 52. Messa Da Requiem – Giuseppe Verdi

 53. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight" – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 54. Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor – Gustav Mahler

 55. Symphony No. 2 in D minor – Jean Sibelius

 56. Requiem – Gabriel Fauré

 57. Madama Butterfly – Giacomo Puccini 

 58. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor "Death & the Maiden" – Franz Schubert

 59. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor – Sergei Rachmaninoff

 60. La Mer – Claude Debussy

 61. 24 Preludes – Frederic Chopin

 62. Water Music – George Frideric Handel

 63. Violin Concerto in D major – Johannes Brahms

 64. Piano Quintet in A major "The Trout" – Franz Schubert

 65. String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major and Grosse Fugue – Ludwig van Beethoven

 66. Also Sprach Zarathustra – Richard Strauss

 67. Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor – Johann Sebastian Bach

 68. Préludes, Book 1 – Claude Debussy

 69. Piano Concerto in A minor – Edvard Grieg

 70. Symphony No. 7 in A major – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 71. Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major "Heroic" – Frederic Chopin

 72. Symphony No. 2 in C minor "Resurrection" – Gustav Mahler

 73. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 74. Symphony No. 10 in E minor – Dmitri Shostakovich

 75. String Quartet No. 15 in A minor – Ludwig van Beethoven

 76. Symphony No. 5 in D minor – Dmitri Shostakovich

 77. String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K516 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 78. Parsifal – Richard Wagner

 79. Finlandia – Jean Sibelius

 80. Ein Heldenleben – Richard Strauss

 81. Der Rosenkavalier – Richard Strauss

 82. Appalachian Spring – Aaron Copland

 83. Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor – Ludwig Van Beethoven

 84. Boris Godunov – Modest Mussorgsky

 85. Symphony No. 3 in F major – Johannes Brahms

 86. La Traviata – Giuseppe Verdi

 87. Carmen – Georges Bizet

 88. Scheherazade – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

 89. Die Zauberflote – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 90. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 91. Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 92. Requiem – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 93. Missa Papae Marcelli – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

 94. Die Meistersinger – Richard Wagner

 95. Symphony No. 39 in E flat major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 96. The Creation – Franz Joseph Haydn

 97. Sleeping Beauty – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

 98. Symphony No. 7 in E major – Anton Bruckner

 99. Romeo and Juliet – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky 

100. Concerto for Orchestra – Béla Bartók

 

101. German Requiem – Johannes Brahms 

102. Symphony No. 4 in F minor – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

103. Symphony No. 1 in C minor – Johannes Brahms

104. Piano Quintet in F minor – Johannes Brahms

105. Serenade No. 13 in G major "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

106. String Quartet No. 12 in F major "American" – Antonin Dvorák

107. String Quartet No. 19 in C major "Dissonance" – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

108. Clarinet Concerto in A major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

109. Violin Concerto in D major – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

110. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor – Johann Sebastian Bach

111. Symphony No. 9 in D minor – Gustav Mahler

112. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major – Johann Sebastian Bach

113. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major – Johann Sebastian Bach

114. Firebird Suite – Igor Stravinsky

115. Toccata and Fugue in D minor – Johann Sebastian Bach

116. Symphony No. 4 in E flat major "Romantic" – Anton Bruckner

117. Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

118. Vespro della Beata Vergine (Vespers of 1610) – Claudio Monteverdi

119. Symphony No. 4 in A major "Italian" – Felix Mendelssohn

120. Piano Trio No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke" – Ludwig van Beethoven

121. Requiem Grande Messe des Morts – Hector Berlioz

122. War Requiem – Benjamin Britten

123. Tosca – Giacomo Puccini

124. Falstaff – Giuseppe Verdi

125. Die Schone Mullerin – Franz Schubert

126. Carmina Burana – Carl Orff

127. String Quartet No. 2 in D major "Nocturne" – Alexander Borodin

128. Rigoletto – Giuseppe Verdi

129. Glagolitic Mass – Leos Janácek

130. The Barber of Seville – Gioacchino Rossini

131. Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin

132. Cello Concerto in E minor – Edward Elgar

133. Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

134. Symphony No. 38 in D major "Prague" – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

135. Cantata No. 140, Wachet Auf – Johann Sebastian Bach

136. Octet for Strings in E flat major – Felix Mendelssohn

137. String Quartet in C major, Op. 76 No. 3 "Emperor" – Joseph Haydn

138. Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis – Ralph Vaughan Williams

139. Violin Sonata in A major – César Franck

140. Symphony No. 3 in C minor "Organ" – Camille Saint-Saëns

141. Missa Pange Lingua – Josquin des Prez

142. Dichterliebe – Robert Schumann

143. Symphony No. 94 in G major "Surprise" – Franz Joseph Haydn

144. Symphony No. 101 in D major "The Clock" – Franz Joseph Haydn

145. Les Preludes – Franz Liszt

146. Symphony No. 5 in B flat major – Serge Prokofiev

147. Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major "Waldstein" – Ludwig Van Beethoven

148. Cavalleria Rusticana – Pietro Mascagni

149. Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor – Sergei Rachmaninoff

150. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major – Sergei Prokofiev

151. Piano Quintet in E flat major – Robert Schumann

152. Enigma Variations – Edward Elgar

153. Das Leid von der Erde – Gustav Mahler

154. Fantasy in C major "Wanderer" – Franz Schubert

155. Symphony No. 104 in D major "London" – Franz Joseph Haydn

156. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major – Franz Liszt

157. Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini – Sergei Rachmaninoff

158. The Art of the Fugue – Johann Sebastian Bach

159. Symphony No. 5 in E minor – Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

160. Daphnis et Chloe – Maurice Ravel

161. Trumpet Concerto in E flat major – Franz Joseph Haydn

162. Il Trovatore – Giuseppe Verdi

163. Ballade No. 1 in G minor – Frederic Chopin

164. Night on Bald Mountain – Modest Mussorgsky

165. Carnaval – Robert Schumann

166. Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier" – Ludwig Van Beethoven

167. Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 – Johannes Brahms

168. Adagio for Strings – Samuel Barber

169. Violin Concerto in D minor – Jean Sibelius

170. Turandot – Giacomo Puccini

171. Belshazzar's Feast – William Walton

172. Symphony No. 9 in D minor – Anton Bruckner

173. Faust – Charles Gounod

174. Symphony of Psalms – Igor Stravinsky

175. Lohengrin – Richard Wagner

176. Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major – Jean Sibelius

177. Mathis der Maler – Paul Hindemith

178. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor – Frederic Chopin

179. Sinfonietta – Leos Janácek

180. Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor – Max Bruch

181. Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 – Edvard Grieg

182. Symphony No. 1 in D major – Serge Prokofiev 

183. Symphony No. 8 in C minor – Anton Bruckner

184. The Royal Fireworks Music – George Frideric Handel

185. Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor – Béla Bartók

186. Rapsodie Espagnole – Maurice Ravel

187. Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major – Franz Schubert

188. The Planets – Gustav Holst

189. String Quartet No. 4 in C major – Béla Bartók

190. Romeo and Juliet – Serge Prokofiev 

191. Canon – Johann Pachelbel

192. The Blue Danube – Johann Strauss II

193. Four Coronation Anthems – George Frideric Handel

194. String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110 – Dmitri Shostakovitch

195. Verklärte Nacht – Arnold Schoenberg

196. 24 Caprices – Niccolo Paganini

197. Pelléas et Mélisande – Claude Debussy

198. Trois Gymnopédies – Erik Satie

199. Symphony No. 2 in G major "London" – Ralph Vaughan Williams

200. Three Places in New England – Charles Ives

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