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>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto in E "The Four Seasons", Spring
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : 1812 Overture
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Incidental Music, Op. 23
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, Op. 32
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Requiem in D minor, K. 626
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 140
>Allegri, Gregorio : Miserere mei, Deus (vv 1-4, 17-20)
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
>Elgar, Edward : Pomp and Circumstance - March no 1 "Land of Hope and Glory"
>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"
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Works Details

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto in E "The Four Seasons", Spring :: 1. Allegro
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Alberto Lysy
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 :: 1. Allegro con brio
  • Conductor: Kurt Sanderling
  • Running Time: 6 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : 1812 Overture :: Conclusion
  • Conductor: Mariss Jansons
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
  • Performer: Stephen Layton (Organ)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: Cambridge Classical Players
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Incidental Music, Op. 23 :: Morning
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 :: Toccata
  • Performer: Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ] (Organ)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1708

>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, Op. 32 :: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (conclusion)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914-1916

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 :: 1. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
  • Performer: Horacio Gutierrez (Piano)
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet :: Dance of the Knights
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935-36.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Requiem in D minor, K. 626 :: Lacrimosa
  • Performer: David Bell (Organ)
  • Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Dance of the Reed Flutes
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah Chorus
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 140 :: Zion hört die Wächter
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Gönnenwein
  • Running Time: 4 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 11/25/1731

>Allegri, Gregorio : Miserere mei, Deus (vv 1-4, 17-20) :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Gerald Finley (Cantor)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 5 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 16th Century

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" :: Ode to Joy
  • Performer: James Morris (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1824

>Elgar, Edward : Pomp and Circumstance - March no 1 "Land of Hope and Glory" :: Conclusion
  • Conductor: Andrew Davis
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1901

>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act :: Intermezzo
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ" :: Maestoso - Allegro (conclusion)
  • Performer: Matthias Eisenberg (Organ)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 8 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886