playlist

20th Century Classical

A who's who of classical trailblazers from the 20th Century.

22 songs (2 hours and 21 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
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
2
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act 1: No. 13, Dance of the Knights (Complete Ballet)
André Previn - Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet
5:41
3
Jazz Suite No. 2: VI. Waltz No. 2
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra - Shostakovich, D.: Moscow Cheryomushki Suite - Jazz Suites Nos. 1 and 2 - Tahiti Trot
3:38
4
Crown Imperial
English Northern Philharmonia - Walton: Belshazzar's Feast / Crown Imperial
6:42
5
Elegy for String Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz & Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Elliott Carter - Essential Masters (1942-1962)
4:49
6
Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
Paavo Järvi - The Very Best Of Arvo Part
6:48
7
Parade: Choral - Prélude du rideau rouge - Prestidigitateur chinois
Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy - Satie: Parade, Gymnopédies, Mercure & Relâche
5:36
8
Central Park in the Dark: Central Park in the Dark
Wolf-Dieter Hauschild, Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra - Charles Ives: Holidays Symphony / Central Park in the Dark (Leipzig Radio Symphony, Hauschild)
9:36
9
Sonata No. 5, Op. 53 (1907)
Dmitri Alexeev - Scriabin: Complete Piano Sonatas
13:15
10
L'oiseau de feu, Tableau 1: Danse infernale de tous les sujets de Kachtcheï
Sir Simon Rattle - Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring, Petrushka, The Firebird & Apollo
4:36
11
Sequenza VII
Nora Shulman - Berio: Sequenzas I-XIV (Complete)
9:07
12
The Cunning Little Vixen Suite (arr. P. Breiner for orchestra): V. Tulakova pisen (Wanderer's Song)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra - Janacek, L.: Operatic Orchestral Suites, Vol. 3 - the Cunning Little Vixen / From the House of the Dead
6:45
13
Ravel - Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Conducted By Barry Wordsworth / Piano By Christopher O'Riley) - Gershwin / Ravel / Debussy
6:04
14
Rhapsody in Blue
Leonard Bernstein, Leonard Bernstein, Columbia Symphony Orchestra - Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; An American in Paris
16:18
15
II. Giuoco delle coppie: Allegretto scherzando
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116 & Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, Sz. 106
6:39
16
Pelleas und Melisande, Op. 5: (Rehearsal No. 23) -
Philharmonia Orchestra - Schoenberg, A.: Pelleas Und Melisande / Erwartung
6:51
17
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5, Op. 82: III. Allegro molto
American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein - Sibelius: Symphony No. 5, Op 82
8:44
18
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Theme
Steuart Bedford - Britten: The Young Person's Guide To the Orchestra / Variations On A Theme of Frank Bridge
2:07
19
Palladio, for Strings (Excerpt, Allegretto)
Karl Jenkins feat. London Symphony Orchestra - The Very Best of Karl Jenkins
3:46
20
Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps: VIII. Louange A L'Immortalite De Jesus (In Praise Of The Immortality Of Jesus)
Amici Ensemble - Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time / Theme and Variations
6:26
21
Also sprach Zarathustra: Introduction
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra - Strauss, R.: Don Juan / Till Eulenspiegel / Also Sprach Zarathustra
1:49
22
Carmina Burana, Act I: I. O Fortuna
Prague Festival Orchestra & Prague Festival Chorus - The Darkside of Classical Music: Dark, Scary & Haunting Classics
2:29