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An Intro to Classical Music

Some of the most recognizable and durable music of the last 500 years.

18 songs (1 hour and 36 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro
Svenska Kammarorkestern & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Mozart (The Very Best Of)
6:07
2
Carmen, Act I: Habanera - "L'amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle"
Sofia National Opera Chorus And Orchestra & Alexandrina Milcheva - 30 Must-Have Spanish Classics
4:03
3
Schubert: String Quintet In C, D. 956 - 2. Adagio
Mstislav Rostropóvich - Schubert: String Quintet In C Major D.956, Op. Posth. 163
14:50
4
3 Gymnopédies: No. 1, Lent et douloureux
Klára Körmendi - The Essentials: Works for Piano
2:46
5
Canon & Gigue in D Major, P. 37: Canon in D Major
Capella Istropolitana - Perfect Autumn Wedding
4:46
6
Berceuse, Op. 16
Dong-Suk Kang - Faure (The Best Of)
3:33
7
J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Peter Hurford & Johann Sebastian Bach - Bach, J.S.: Great Organ Works
9:17
8
Swan Lake, Op. 20a: Scene: Odette and the Swans return to the lake
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (Complete Ballet)
2:44
9
Appalachian Spring: VII. Doppio movimento
Leonard Bernstein - Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid & Fanfare for the Common Man
3:03
10
J.S. Bach: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 - 10. Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring (Arr. by Guillermo Figueroa)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra & Johann Sebastian Bach - Bach for Breakfast - The Leisurely Way to Start Your Day
3:25
11
Fanfare for the Common Man
London Symphony Orchestra & Aaron Copland - Copland: Super Hits
3:15
12
Wagner: Die Walküre, WWV 86B - Concert version / Act 3 - The Ride of the Valkyries
National Symphony Orchestra Washington, Antal Doráti & Richard Wagner - Twilight Of The Gods: The Essential Wagner Collection
5:06
13
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven (Eternal)
7:14
14
Verdi: Messa da Requiem - 2a. Dies irae
Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Georg Solti - Verdi: Requiem (2 CDs)
2:23
15
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): I. Allegro non molto
Takako Nishizaki & Antonio Vivaldi - VIVALDI: 4 Seasons (The) / Wind Concertos
3:30
16
The Firebird, Scene II: Disappearance of Kastchei's Palace and Magical Creations, Return to Life of the Petrified Knights, General Rejoicing
Philharmonia Orchestra - Stravinsky: L'oiseau de feu & Petrushka
2:59
17
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 9 (Nimrod)
Edward Elgar - Best of British
3:34
18
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 In D Minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - Excerpt From 4th Movement - 4. Presto
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Symphony No.9
6:07