playlist

Classical to Make You Happy

Some of the most well-known cheerful and uplifting pieces in classical music.

22 songs (1 hour and 35 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 - Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro - Highlights
3:59
2
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) *: Act I Cavatina: Largo al factotum della citta (Figaro)
Ganassi, Sonia - Rossini: The Barber of Seville (Highlights)
4:37
3
Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, "Eroica": III. Scherzo (Allegro vivace) - Trio
Sir Simon Rattle & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven : Symphonies 1-9
6:01
4
Violin Concerto in F Major, RV 293,"L'autunno (from Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op. 8, No. 3): I. Allegro
Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra & Antonio Vivaldi - Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
4:37
5
Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, Hob.VIIe:1: Allegro
Niklas Eklund - Haydn / Hummel / Neruda: Trumpet Concertos
4:37
6
Piano Quintet In A major, Op. 114, D. 667, "Die Forelle (The Trout): III. Scherzo: Presto
Istvan Toth - Schubert: Piano Quintet, D. 667 / String Trio, D. 581
3:55
7
The Carnival of the Animals - A zoological fantasy: Fossils
John Ogdon - Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony, The Carnival of the Animals etc
1:24
8
Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 - "Libiamo ne'lieti calici"
Luciano Pavarotti, Dame Joan Sutherland, The London Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Richard Bonynge - Verdi: La Traviata (Bonynge)
2:47
9
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
CSR Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava - Strauss Ii, J.: Most Famous Waltzes, Polkas and Marches, Vol. 1
2:48
10
The Nutcracker, Op. 71: The Nutcracker, Op. 71: The Nutcracker, Op. 71: The Nutcracker, Op. 71: No. 12, Divertissement: Trepak - Russian Dance
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Complete)
1:06
11
Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 - Overture (Prelude)
London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti - Bizet: Carmen (3 CDs)
2:14
12
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Op.39 - No.1 - March in D Major
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn & Edward Elgar - Elgar: Enigma Variations; Pomp & Circumstance Marches Nos. 1-5
6:32
13
Rodeo: Rodeo: Hoe-Down
Michael Tilson Thomas - Copland: Appalachian Spring; Billy the Kid; Rodeo: Classic Library Series
3:23
14
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 In A Minor, Op. 56, MWV N 18 - "Scottish" - 2. Vivace non troppo
Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan - Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos.3 "Scottish" & 4 "Italian"; Overture "The Hebrides"
4:27
15
Ruslan and Lyudmila, Op. 5: Overture
Tokyo Musashino Academia Musicae Symphony Orchestra - Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila / Strauss, R.: Horn Concerto No. 1 / Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
5:37
16
Handel: Organ Concerto No.14 In A HWV 296 - 5. Allegro
Simon Preston, The English Concert & Trevor Pinnock - Handel: Complete Orchestral Recordings
5:56
17
Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op.40 - 5. Rigaudon (Allegro con brio)
Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan - Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites Nos.1 & 2; From Holberg's Time; Sigurd Jorsalfar
3:57
18
Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumblebee: The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumble Bee
Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Rimsky-Korsakov: May Night Overture / Suites From the Operas
3:31
19
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor Op.26 : III Finale - Allegro energico
Maxim Vengerov - Bruch & Mendelssohn : Violin Concertos
7:34
20
Smetana: The Bartered Bride, JB 1:100 - Skocná (Dance Of The Comedians)
Wiener Philharmoniker & James Levine - Smetana: The Moldau; Overture and Dances from The Bartered Bride
6:07
21
Gayaneh: Sabre dance
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra - Khachaturian: Gayeneh and Spartacus
2:25
22
Holst: The Planets, Op.32 - 4. Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity
Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan - Holst: The Planets
7:36