Classical Music: The 50 Greatest Tracks

Whether it's chamber music or concertos that excite you, you'll find them all here in music from Bach and Handel, Mozart, Strauss and many more.

Playlist Tracks

Symphony No.3 in F, Op.90 : Brahms: Symphony No.3 in F, Op.90 - 3. Poco allegretto The Cleveland Orchestra, Lorin Maazel 06:40
Jazz Suite No. 2 : Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 2 - 6. Waltz II Concertgebouworkest, Riccardo Chailly 03:40
Swan Lake (Suite), Op. 20a, TH. 219 : Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (Suite), Op. 20a, TH. 219 - I. Scene - Swan Theme Berliner Philharmoniker, Mstislav Rostropovich 03:02
J. Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314 Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 11:47
The Nutcracker (Suite), Op. 71a, TH 35 : Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Suite), Op. 71a, TH 35 - 3. Waltz of the Flowers. Tempo di valse Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 05:55
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor (Orch. by Schmeling) Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado, Johannes Brahms 02:18
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 : Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 - II. Andante Géza Anda, Camerata Academica des Mozarteums Salzburg 07:13
Satie: 3 Gymnopédies; No.1 Pascal Rogé 03:07
Le Carnaval des Animaux, R. 125 : Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des Animaux, R. 125 - 7. Aquarium Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit 02:31
Gnossiennes : Satie: Gnossiennes - No. 1 - Lent Pascal Rogé 03:45
Piano Sonata No.14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 - "Moonlight" : I. Adagio sostenuto Daniel Barenboim, Ludwig van Beethoven 06:40
Beethoven: Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" Alfred Brendel 03:38
Schubert: Ave Maria, Op. 52/6, D. 839 Christa Ludwig, Irwin Gage 06:06
Gianni Schicchi : Puccini: Gianni Schicchi - "O mio babbino caro" Mirella Freni, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Bruno Bartoletti 02:11
Die Zauberflöte / Act 2 : Mozart: Die Zauberflöte / Act 2 - "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herze" Sumi Jo, Ruth Ziesak, Heinz Zednik, Kurt Moll 04:09
La traviata / Act 1 : Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 - Libiamo ne'lieti calici Luciano Pavarotti, Joan Sutherland, The London Opera Chorus, National Philharmonic Orchestra 02:50
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" : Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" - IV. Presto Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 06:29
Turandot / Act 3 : Puccini: Turandot / Act 3 - "Nessun dorma!" (Live) Luciano Pavarotti, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta 03:05
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92 : II. Allegretto Wiener Philharmoniker, Carlos Kleiber, Ludwig van Beethoven 08:09
La bohème, SC 67 : Puccini: La bohème, SC 67 - "Che gelida manina" Luciano Pavarotti, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 04:38
Nabucco / Act 3 : Verdi: Nabucco / Act 3 - "Va, pensiero" (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Staatsopernorchester, Lamberto Gardelli 04:46
Violin Concerto No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 7, MS. 48 : Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 7, MS. 48 - III. Rondo à la clochette, 'La campanella' Salvatore Accardo, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Dutoit 08:55
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178, "From the New World" : Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178, "From the New World" - IV. Allegro con fuoco Berliner Philharmoniker, Ferenc Fricsay, Antonín Dvořák 11:56
Carmina Burana / Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi : Orff: Carmina Burana / Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi - I. O Fortuna Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Eugen Jochum, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Carl Orff 02:36
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 / Act 1 : Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 / Act 1 - 13. Dance Of The Knights Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy 05:40
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 : I. Allegro con brio Wiener Philharmoniker, Carlos Kleiber, Ludwig van Beethoven 07:22
Beethoven: Music to Goethe's Tragedy "Egmont", Op. 84 Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 08:23
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 : Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 - I. Molto allegro Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein 08:33
Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 in A-Flat Major, Op. 53 "Heroic" Maurizio Pollini, Frédéric Chopin 07:07
Symphony No. 5 In C Sharp Minor : Mahler: Symphony No. 5 In C Sharp Minor - 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam) Concertgebouworkest, Riccardo Chailly 10:17