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100 Greatest Classical

Curated by Amazon's Music Experts

A definitive collection of the most well-known and universally loved classical pieces.


1Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio2Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro3An der schonen, blauen Donau (The Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 3144Wagner: Die Walküre, WWV 86B - Concert Version / Dritter Aufzug - The Ride Of The Walkyres5Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons), Violin Concerto in E Major Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269, "Spring": I. Allegro6Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude7Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2 (Ed. W. Shaw): No. 44, Hallelujah!8The Rite of Spring (Scenes of Pagan Russia in Two Parts): Part One - Adoration of the Earth. Introduction. Lento (1921 Version)9Pachelbel: Canon And Gigue In D Major - Arr. Max Seiffert10The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II: No. 13, Waltz of the Flowers11Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des Animaux, R. 125 - Le Cygne12J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 - Toccata13Mussorgsky: A Night on the Bare Mountain (Arr. Rimsky-Korsakov)14Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro, Overture15Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 3 - "La donna è mobile"16Schubert: Ave Maria "Ellens Gesang III", D. 83917Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Opening18Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" - IVb. Allegro molto assai "O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!"19Carmen (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 1: L'amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (Habanera)20Suite bergamasque: III. Clair de lune21Delibes: The Flower Duet (From "Lakmé")22Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46 - 4. In The Hall Of The Mountain King23J.S. Bach: Suite No.3 In D, BWV 1068 - 2. Air241812 Overture, Op. 49, TH 4925Boléro, M. 8126Carmina Burana: O Fortuna27The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity28Puccini: Turandot / Act 3 - "Nessun dorma!"29Rhapsody in Blue30Chopin: Nocturne No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 9 No. 231Rossini: William Tell - Overture32String Quintet in E Major, Op. 11, No. 5, G. 275: III. Minuetto33Enigma Variations, Op. 36: IX. Nimrod34Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (Suite), Op.20a, TH 219 - 1. Scene - Swan Theme35Satie: 3 Gymnopédies - No.1 Lent et douloureux36Leoncavallo: Pagliacci / Act 1 - "Vesti la giubba"37Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.5 In G Minor, WoO 1 (Orchestrated By Albert Parlow)38Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World": III. Molto vivace39Verdi: La Traviata / Act 1 - Libiamo ne'lieti calici40O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi41Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - 1. Introitus: Requiem42Prince of Denmark’s March from the Suite in D Major No. 1 "Trumpet Voluntary"43Jenkins: Palladio - I. Allegretto (arr. for Strings Orchestra)44Carmen, GB 9: Prelude (Allegro giocoso)45Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act 1 - "Largo al factotum"46Suite for Variety Orchestra, Op. 50b: VII. Waltz 247Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Incidental Music, Op.61, MWV M 13 - No.9 Wedding March48Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan -  Suite - 3. The Flight of the Bumble-Bee49Finlandia, Op. 2650Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto51Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, Act 2: "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen" (Queen of Night)52Norma, Act 1 Scene 4: No. 4b, Aria, "Casta diva" (Norma, Chorus)53Ave verum corpus K61854Water Music Suite No. 1, HWV 348: Hornpipe55Verdi: Messa da Requiem - 2. "Dies irae"56Massenet: Meditation - Méditation from Thaïs57Appalachian Spring: VII. Doppio movimento58Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F Major, Op.68 -"Pastoral" - 3. Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute (Allegro)59Wagner: Götterdämmerung, WWV 86D - Concert version / Dritter Aufzug - Siegfried's Funeral March60Barber: Adagio For Strings, Op.11 (Live)61Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture62Chopin: _ - Chopin: Marche funebre [Piano Sonata No.2]63Mozart: Don Giovanni / Act 2 - "O statua gentilissima"64The Firebird Suite (1919 Version): VII. Finale65Chopin: Waltz No.6 in D Flat, Op.64 No.1 -"Minute"66Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì67Concerto In E-Flat Major For Trumpet And Orchestra, H.VIIe: 1/III. Allegro68Gayaneh (Highlights from the Ballet): Sabre Dance69Ponchielli: La Gioconda / Act 3 - Dance of the Hours704 Dance Episodes from Rodeo: IV. Hoe Down71Ave Maria (Franz Biebl)72Puccini: La Bohème / Act 1 - "Che gelida manina"73Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: I. Vivace74Suppé: Light Cavalry - Overture75Libertango76Purcell: The Old Bachelor, Z.607 - Rondeau - Menuet - Boree - March - Jig77Bruch : Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor Op.26 : III Finale - Allegro Energico78Smetana: The Bartered Bride / Act 3 - Dance of the Comedians79Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis80Tannhäuser - Overture (2002 Remastered Version)81Pavane, Op. 50 (Instrumental Version)82Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 - Variation 18 (Live)83Dukas: L'Apprenti sorcier84J. Strauss I: Radetzky-Marsch, Op.22885Handel: Solomon  HWV 67 / Act 3 - The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba86Brahms: Wiegenlied87Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: I. Allegro maestoso (Cadenza by Barenboim)88Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Euridice), Wq. 30 / Act 3 - Che farò senza Euridice? [Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Euridice) / Act 3]89Adagio in G Minor90J. Strauss II: Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op.32591Tannhäuser: Overture92Whitacre: Lux Aurumque93Suite No. 2 from Romeo and Juliet, Op.64: I. The Montagues and Capulets94Symphony No. 3, Op. 36: II. Lento e Largo - Tranquillissimo95Má Vlast, JB 1:112: No. 2, Vltava (The Moldau)96Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor - Overture97Tintagel (2007 Remastered Version)98String Quartet No. 5: I.99Offenbach: Orpheus In The Underworld (Orphée aux enfers) - Overture100Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Fatto per la Notte di Natale" - II. Allegro