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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.

107 songs

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    Deux Arabesques, L. 66: 1. Andantino con moto in E MajorClaude Debussy, Hélène GrimaudMemory
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    Organ Sonata No. 4, BWV 528: 2. Andante [Adagio] (Transcr. by August Stradal)Johann Sebastian Bach, Víkingur ÓlafssonJohann Sebastian Bach
    5:260:30
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    Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. PréludeJohann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo MaBach: Cello Suites Nos. 1-6, BWV 1007-1012
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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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    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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    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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    Six Pieces for Piano, Volume 2: 4. La Valse d'AmélieLang LangTiersen: Six Pieces for Piano, Volume 2: 4. La Valse d'Amélie
    2:500:30
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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
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    Prelude & Fughetta in G Major, BWV 902: 1. PreludeJohann Sebastian Bach, Víkingur ÓlafssonJohann Sebastian Bach
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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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    Kinderszenen, Op. 15: No. 7 in F Major, TräumereiRobert Schumann, Ivan MoravecPiano Recital: Bach, Mozart, and Schumann
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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 KubelikDvorak: The 9 Symphonies
    11:480:30
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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
    7:580:30
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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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