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Classical Essentials

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101 highlight tracks from 101 essential classical recordings, covering a wide range of composers, eras and styles. Best starting point for those who are new to the fascinating world of classical music.

101 songs

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    Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 "Elvira Madigan": II. AndanteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Howard Shelley, London Mozart PlayersMozart: Piano Concertos, Vol. 6
    7:130:30
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    Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: PréludeJohann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo MaBach: Cello Suites Nos. 1, 5 & 6
    2:320:30
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    Chopin : 24 Preludes Op.28 : No.15 in D flat major, 'Raindrop'Frédéric Chopin, Nikolai LuganskyChopin : Preludes, Ballades Nos 3 & 4, Nocturnes
    5:480:30
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    Beethoven : Symphony No.9 in D minor Op.125 : II Molto vivaceLudwig van Beethoven, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Chamber Orchestra of EuropeBeethoven : Symphonies Nos 1 - 9
    13:420:30
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    4 Impromptus, Op.90, D.899: No.4 in A Flat Major: AllegrettoFranz Schubert, Radu LupuSchubert: Impromptus Opp.90 & 142
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    The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315 "Summer": III. PrestoAntonio Vivaldi, Dmitry Sinkovsky, La Voce StrumentaleSinkovsky Plays and Sings Vivaldi
    2:330:30
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    Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte, M. 19Maurice Ravel, Bertrand ChamayouRavel: Complete Works for Solo Piano
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    Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: Allegro non troppo e molto maestosoPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Van Cliburn, Kirill KondrashinTchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1/Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2
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    Symphony No.9 In E Minor, Op.95, B.178 - "From The New World": 4. Allegro con fuocoAntonín Dvořák, Berliner Philharmoniker, Rafael KubelikDvorák: Symphony Nos.8 & 9 "From The New World"
    11:510:30
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    Pictures at an Exhibition: Pictures at an Exhibition: X. The great gate of KievModest Mussorgsky, Paul LewisMussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
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    Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op.85 (1988 Digital Remaster): I. Adagio - ModeratoEdward Elgar, Jacqueline du Pré, Sir John Barbirolli, London Symphony OrchestraImpressions
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    Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor: 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam)Gustav Mahler, Wiener Philharmoniker, Pierre BoulezMahler: Symphony No.5
    10:590:30
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    Années de pèlerinage, 1ère année "Suisse", S. 160: No. 2. Au lac de Wallenstadt (At the Lake of Wallenstadt)Franz Liszt, Jenő JandóLiszt: Annees De Pelerinage, Vol. 1
    2:410:30
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    Romeo And Juliet, Op.64 / Act 1: Dance of the KnightsSergei Prokofiev, Cleveland Orchestra, Lorin MaazelProkofiev: Romeo & Juliet (2 CDs)
    5:070:30
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    Roman nepi tancok (Romanian Folk Dances), BB 68: Romanian Folk Dances, Sz 56Béla Bartók, Balazs SzokolayRomantic Piano Favourites, Vol. 1
    4:360:30
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    String Quartet No. 62 in C Major, Op. 76, No. 3, Hob.III:77, "Emperor": II. Poco adagio, cantabileFranz Joseph Haydn, Kodály QuartetHaydn: String Quartets Nos. 61-63
    7:420:30
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    Noches en los jardines de España: I. En el Generalife. Allegretto tranquillo e misteriosoManuel de Falla, Javier PerianesManuel de Falla: Noches en los jardines de España
    10:160:30

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