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>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 2 in D minor
>Hess, Myra : Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring), transcription for solo piano (after Bach,
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor
>Vivaldi, Antonio : The Four Seasons
>Falla, Manuel de : El Amor Brujo
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La Forza del Destino
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 2
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le Nozze ei Figaro
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Horn no 4
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 11
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40, in G Minor
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 6 "Pastoral"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 9 "Choral"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"
>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 5
>Schubert, Franz : Piano Quintet "Trout"
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin
>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 49
>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Blue Danube Waltz
>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
>Strauss I (Senior), Johann : Radetzky March, Op. 228
>Liszt, Franz : Liebestraume for Piano, S 541
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Sleeping Beauty
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Romeo & Juliet, Fantasy Overture
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 In B flat minor
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : 1812 Overture
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo & Juliet
>Khachaturian, Aram : Masquerade
>Khachaturian, Aram : Spartacus
>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
>Rodrigo, Joaquín : Concierto de Aranjuez
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Casals, Pablo [Cello] : El Cant Dels Ocells for cello & piano
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell, Overture
>Respighi, Ottorino : La Boutique Fantasque
>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor
>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Massenet, Jules : Thais
>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro
>Hérold, Ferdinand : La Fille Mal Gardee
>Delibes, Léo : Coppelia
>Delibes, Léo : Sylvia
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the Animals
>Offenbach, Jacques : The Tales of Hoffmann
>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem
>Bizet, Georges : L' Arlesienne
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9
>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue
>Bernstein, Leonard : Candide, overture to the operetta
>Grieg, Edvard : Piano Concerto
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Sibelius, Jean : Karelia Suite
>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 7 in A major, Op. 28/7, CT. 172
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 4 in F major, Op. 34/3, CT. 210
>Chopin, Frédéric : Polonaise for piano no 3 in A major ("Military"), Op. 40/1, CT. 152
>Smetana, Bedrich : The Moldau
>Holst, Gustav : I vow to thee, my country
>Elgar, Edward : Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma"
>Elgar, Edward : Land of Hope and Glory, for voice & piano (arr. by Benson from March Op.39/1 & Coronation Ode Op.44)
>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Cello
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Strauss, Richard : Also Sprach Zarathustra
>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The lark ascending
>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
  • Performer: Geraint Jones (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Geraint Jones
  • Running Time: 5 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1727

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D :: Air on the G String
  • Performer: Karl Munchinger
  • Conductor: Karl Munchinger
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 2 in D minor :: Badinierie
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Running Time: 1 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738-1739

>Hess, Myra : Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring), transcription for solo piano (after Bach,
  • Performer: Myra Hess (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor :: Toccata
  • Performer: Fernando Germani (Organ)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1708

>Vivaldi, Antonio : The Four Seasons :: Spring
  • Performer: I Musici (Strings)
  • Ensemble: I Musici
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Falla, Manuel de : El Amor Brujo :: Ritual Fire Dance
  • Performer: Leopold Stokowski
  • Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1915

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La Forza del Destino :: Overture (Excerpt)
  • Performer: John Barbirolli (Conductor)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah Chorus
  • Performer: Adrian Boult
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 2 :: Allegro deciso
  • Performer: Charles Mackerras
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Performer: Thomas Beecham
  • Conductor: Thomas Beecham
  • Running Time: 3 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
  • Performers: I Musici (Strings); Maria Garatti (Organ)
  • Ensemble: I Musici
  • Running Time: 6 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1945

>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
  • Performer: John Barbirolli (Conductor)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Notes: Composition written: 1697.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1697

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le Nozze ei Figaro :: Overture
  • Performer: Carlo Giulini
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Horn no 4 :: Rondo
  • Performer: Dennis Brain (Horn)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Eine Kleine Nachtmusik :: Allegro
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1787

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 11 :: Rondo alla Turca
  • Performer: Walter Gieseking (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1783

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40, in G Minor :: Allegro di molto
  • Performer: Erich Kleiber
  • Conductor: Erich Kleiber
  • Running Time: 5 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1788

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
  • Performer: Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1810

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 :: Allegro con brio
  • Performer: Otto Klemperer
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Running Time: 7 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 6 "Pastoral" :: Shepherd's Thanksgiving After the Storm (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 9 "Choral" :: Ode to Joy (Excerpt)
  • Performers: Otto Edelmann (Bass); Herbert Karajan; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf; Ernst Vocals] (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 6 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1824

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight" :: Adagio
  • Performer: Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde :: Entr'Acte
  • Performer: Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 5 :: Allegro
  • Performer: Fritz Reiner
  • Conductor: Fritz Reiner
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1816

>Schubert, Franz : Piano Quintet "Trout" :: Theme & Variations (Excerpt)
  • Performers: Members of the Vienna Octet [Members]; Clifford Curzon (Piano)
  • Ensemble: Members of the Vienna Octet (Members)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1819

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words
  • Performer: Walter Gieseking (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 06/01/1842

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Wedding March
  • Performer: George Szell
  • Conductor: George Szell
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin :: Allegro di molto appassionato
  • Performer: Ruggiero Ricci (Violin)
  • Conductor: Piero Gamba
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 09/16/1844

>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
  • Performer: Clifford Curzon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance :: no 1 in G Minor
  • Performer: Antal Dorati (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Antal Dorati
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance :: no 5
  • Performer: Fritz Reiner
  • Conductor: Fritz Reiner
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 49 :: Wiegenlied, Op. 49/4
  • Performers: Guido Agosti (Piano); Suzanne Danco (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1868

>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Blue Danube Waltz :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1867

>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1858

>Strauss I (Senior), Johann : Radetzky March, Op. 228
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1848

>Liszt, Franz : Liebesträume for Piano, S 541
  • Performer: György Cziffra (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843-1850

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre :: Ride of the Walkyries
  • Performer: Hans Knappertsbusch
  • Conductor: Hans Knappertsbusch
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1854-1856

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
  • Performer: Bruno Walter
  • Conductor: Bruno Walter
  • Running Time: 7 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1901-1902

>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana :: O Fortuna
  • Performer: Eugene Ormandy
  • Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: March
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Chinese Dance
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Dance of the Mirlitons
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Sleeping Beauty :: Waltz
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Romeo & Juliet, Fantasy Overture :: Love Theme
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 In B flat minor :: Opening
  • Performer: Clifford Curzon (Piano)
  • Conductor: Georg Solti
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : 1812 Overture :: Finale
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 7 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Scena
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Dance of the Little Swans
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo & Juliet :: Dance of the Knights
  • Performer: Karel Ancerl
  • Conductor: Karel Ancerl
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935-36.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Khachaturian, Aram : Masquerade :: Waltz
  • Performer: Kirill Kondrashin
  • Conductor: Kirill Kondrashin
  • Notes: Composition written: 1944.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Khachaturian, Aram : Spartacus :: Adagio of & Phrygia
  • Performer: Alexander Gauk
  • Conductor: Alexander Gauk
  • Notes: Composition written: 1950-54.
  • Running Time: 9 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1950-1954

>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh :: Sabre Dance
  • Performer: Gennady Rozhdestvensky (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Notes: Composition written: 1941-42.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1941-1942

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini :: Variation 18
  • Performer: Julius Katchen (Piano)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1934

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 :: Opening
  • Performers: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano); Kurt Sanderling
  • Conductor: Kurt Sanderling
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Joaquín Rodrigo (1901 - 1999) : Concierto de Aranjuez :: Adagio (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
  • Conductor: Ataúlfo Argenta
  • Running Time: 4 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1939

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
  • Performer: Karl Munchinger
  • Conductor: Karl Munchinger
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: after 1700

>Casals, Pablo [Cello] : El Cant Dels Ocells for cello & piano
  • Performer: Pablo Casals
  • Conductor: Pablo Casals
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1972

>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell, Overture :: Finale
  • Performer: Peter Maag
  • Conductor: Peter Maag
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1829

>Respighi, Ottorino : La Boutique Fantasque :: Tarantella
  • Performer: Arthur Fiedler
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1918

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens
  • Performer: Alexander Melik-Pashaev (Voice)
  • Conductor: Alexander Melik-Pashaev
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act :: Intermezzo
  • Performer: Tullio Serafin
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Humming Chorus
  • Performer: Tullio Serafin
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Prélude
  • Performer: Thomas Beecham
  • Conductor: Thomas Beecham
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Massenet, Jules : Thaïs :: Méditation
  • Performer: Manoug Parikian (Violin)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 5 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928

>Ferdinand Hérold (1791 - 1833) : La Fille Mal Gardée :: Clog Dance
  • Performer: John Lanchbery
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1828

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Coppelia :: Waltz
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1870

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Sylvia :: Pizzicato
  • Performer: Anatole Fistoulari
  • Conductor: Anatole Fistoulari
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1876

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the Animals :: The Swan
  • Performer: Skitch Henderson (Piano)
  • Conductor: Skitch Henderson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Offenbach, Jacques : The Tales of Hoffmann :: Barcarolle
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
  • Performer: Walter Gieseking (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890-1905

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Requiem :: In Paradisum
  • Performer: Ernest Ansermet
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Bizet, Georges : L' Arlesienne :: Farandole
  • Performer: Thomas Beecham
  • Conductor: Thomas Beecham
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 10/01/1872

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Symphony no 9 :: Goin' Home. Adagio (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Rafael Kubelik
  • Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
  • Notes: Composition written: 01/10/1893-05/24/1893.
  • Running Time: 5 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
  • Performer: Eugene Ormandy
  • Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
  • Running Time: 7 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue :: (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Earl Wild (Piano)
  • Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Bernstein, Leonard : Candide, overture to the operetta
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1956

>Grieg, Edvard : Piano Concerto :: Opening Theme
  • Performer: Clifford Curzon (Piano)
  • Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1868

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: Morning
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: In the Hall of the Mountain King
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Sibelius, Jean : Karelia Suite :: Alla Marcia
  • Performer: Thomas Jensen (Flute)
  • Conductor: Thomas Jensen
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1893

>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia :: (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1900

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Prelude for piano no 7 in A major, Op. 28/7, CT. 172
  • Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
  • Performer: Dinu Lipatti (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1846-1847

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Waltz for piano no 4 in F major, Op. 34/3, CT. 210
  • Performer: Dinu Lipatti (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Polonaise for piano no 3 in A major ("Military"), Op. 40/1, CT. 152
  • Performer: Philippe Entremont (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Smetana, Bedrich : The Moldau :: (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Rafael Kubelik
  • Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Holst, Gustav : I vow to thee, my country
  • Performer: Rafael Kubelik
  • Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
  • Running Time: 7 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1921

>Elgar, Edward : Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma" :: Nimrod
  • Performer: Pierre Monteux
  • Conductor: Pierre Monteux
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898-1899

>Elgar, Edward : Land of Hope and Glory, for voice & piano (arr. by Benson from March Op.39/1 & Coronation Ode Op.44)
  • Performer: Sir Bliss
  • Conductor: Sir Bliss
  • Running Time: 5 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1902

>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Cello :: Adagio
  • Performer: André Navarra (Cello)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1919

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Performers: Evgeniya Smolenskaya (Voice); Vasili Nebolsin
  • Conductor: Vasili Nebolsin
  • Running Time: 1 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Strauss, Richard : Also Sprach Zarathustra :: Opening (From "2001 - A Space Odyssey")
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1896

>Offenbach, Jacques : The Tales of Hoffmann :: Can Can
  • Performer: Herbert Karajan
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 1 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
  • Performer: Fernando Previtali
  • Conductor: Fernando Previtali
  • Running Time: 1 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The lark ascending
  • Performer: Jean Pougnet (Violin)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Running Time: 13 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914

>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
  • Performer: Malcolm Sargent
  • Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1916
  • Studio/Live: Live