Various Artists

The Best Classical Album in the World... Ever! [40 Tracks]

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Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269
1
3:10
Schindler's List, film score
2
5:07
Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem)
3
3:48
The Piano, film score
4
1:39
Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67
5
6:36
The Deer Hunter, film score
6
3:40
7
3:42
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
8
3:24
Turandot, opera
9
3:09
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
10
4:29
Andrea Chénier, opera
11
4:52
12
2:03
13
5:53
Carmen, opera
14
4:03
Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495
15
3:42
Canon and gigue, for 3 violins & continuo in D major, T. 337
16
4:59
Gianni Schicchi, opera
17
2:14
Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5)
18
3:15
La Traviata, opera
19
3:14
Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra
20
2:45

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
1
3:36
Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 ("Symphony of Sorrowful Songs")
2
4:32
Concerto for flute, harp & orchestra in C major, K. 299 (K. 297c)
3
4:01
Lakmé, opera
4
2:35
Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297
5
3:29
6
2:43
Boléro, ballet for orchestra
7
5:09
8
2:47
9
3:10
Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2 for orchestra, Op. 64 ter
10
2:00
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43
11
3:23
Snowman, film score
12
3:28
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2
13
5:49
Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56
14
4:29
Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525
15
5:52
Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36
16
3:59
The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20
17
2:25
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
18
4:23
The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125
19
4:49
1812 -- Festival Overture, for orchestra in E flat major, Op. 49
20
3:58
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