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HououinKiyoma
November 21st, 2016, 05:14 AM
Make a list of the pieces of classical music that you can hear all day long.

1 - Vivaldi's 4 seasons(Spring esp)
2 - Introduction and Rondo Cappriccioso (Camille Saint Saens)
3 - Winter Wind (Chopin)
4 - Danse Macabre (Camille Saint Saens)
5 - Clair de Lune (Debussy)
6 - Ballade no 1 in G Minor (Chopin)
7 - Schubert's Serenade

There's a lot more though. I'll add em when I remember them.

Hermes
November 21st, 2016, 10:48 AM
I'm not at all good choosing just a few things and I am not sure there are any pieces of music, classical or otherwise, I could listen to day in and day out. Also my taste in music includes classical but also many other types of music so I am not averse to "crossover" or alternative versions of classical pieces. Here are some that I do like, though:

Vivaldi
1. 4 seasons. There is also a song recorded by Hayley Westenra called "River of Dreams" (not the Billy Joel song of the same name) which is basically the largo from Winter.
2. Gloria
3. Concerto in D for Lute and Strings
4. Flute Concerto in G minor.

Beethoven
1.Symphonies 5, 6 and 9.
2.Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major.
3.Violin Concerto in D.
4.Piano Sonatas: Pathetique (no. 8), Moonlight (no. 14). Billy Joel has borrowed the theme from the 2nd movement of Pathetique for his song "This Night (can last forever)".

Mozart
1. The magic flute
2. Clarinet concerno in A major.
3. Piano concerto no. 21 in C major "Elvira Madigan".
4. Ave verum corpus.

Tchaikovsky
1. Symphony no. 6
2. Swan Lake
3. Nutcracker.
4. 1812 overture.

Debussy
I first came across debussy through an album called "Snowflakes are Dancing" by a guy called Tomita which I found in a charity shop. It is a collection synthesiser versions of some of Debussy's piano works. I like all the tunes on that album both in the synthesiser version and also the original piano versions which I subsequently looked up. That includes Clair de Lune but also thinks like the Sunken Cathedral, Cake Walk etc.

Saint-Saens
1. Organ symphony
2. The Swan

Handel
Messiah
Water Music
Fireworks Music
Ombra Mai Fu

Mendelssohn
Hebrides
Violin concerno in E

Bach
Toccate and Fuge
Air on a G string (from one of the Orchstral suites, I don't remember which one).
Ave Maria (with Gounod melody, based on a prelude from the well tempered clavier)
There's also some tune from some of his Cantatas I like but I can't remember which cantatas they are.

And probably others I have forgotten.

german_boy
November 26th, 2016, 07:52 PM
My favourites (well, this list is not complete):

Mozart my favourite composer (as I am part Austrian) :D (sorted by KV number)

87 Mitridate, Re di Ponto, Overture
304 Sonate 21
331 Sonata n. 11 (especially Rondo alla turca)
365 Concerto 10
395 Symphony 35
448 Sonate in D Major
466 Concerto 20
467 Concerto 21
525 Eine kleine Nachtmusik (all parts, not only the first one)
522 Musical joke in F Major
537 Concerto 26
550 Symphony No. 40
551 Symphony No. 41 (that's probably my most favourite mozart piece)
592 Ouvertura delle nozze di Figaro
620 Zauberflöre
626 Requiem Mass in D Minor


Reynaldo Hahn
Orient, extrait de L'Album d'un voyageur

Karl Amadeus Hartmann

Chamber concert II
Giuseppe Verdi
Rigoletto, La donna è mobile

Édouard Lalo
Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21

Beethoven
All of the 9 symphonies, my most loved ones are 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9
Bagatelle in A min., Für Elise
Piano Sonata 14, 20
Egmont Overture
Romance 2
Fidelio
Sonatas 2, 4, 8, 17, 23
Concerto in D maj., Op. 61

Haydn
Symphony 94 (the surprise)

Vivaldi
le quattro stagione
Mandolin Concerto 1

Puccini
Nessun Dorma

Strauss I
Radezky March

Strauss II

Also sprach Zarathustra
An der schönen blauen Donau
Händel
Music for the Royal Fireworks
Water Music Suite

Orff
Carmina Burana

Bach
Book 1: The well-tempered Clavier
Ave Maria

Pachelbel
Canon in D

Chopin
Nocturne No. 2 in Eb maj.

Tchaikovski
Concerto 1
Swan Lake Suite
Piano Concerto 1
Nutcracker (Danse caractéristiques. Danse de la fée dragée)
Nutcracker (Tempo di marcia viva)

Bruckner
Christus factus est
And there is so much more

Shin-Ah
November 27th, 2016, 08:02 PM
-Dance of the Tumblers(Nutcracker
-Pavane op. 50 (orchestra version) (Gabriel Faure)
-Bach's Cello suite No.1
-J'y suis jamais allé (pretty recent ehehehe)
-The 4 seasons (vivaldi)
-Les jours tristes
-Magic Flute
-Romanian Folk Dances (Bartok)
-Mein herr Marquis
-Salut D'Amour (Elgar)
-Canon in D
-Carnival Of the animals :Aquarium
AND MANY MORE......that I don't know the name of.....yup i'm pretty sad
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HououinKiyoma
November 27th, 2016, 11:31 PM
My favourites (well, this list is not complete):

Mozart my favourite composer (as I am part Austrian) :D (sorted by KV number)

87 Mitridate, Re di Ponto, Overture
304 Sonate 21
331 Sonata n. 11 (especially Rondo alla turca)
365 Concerto 10
395 Symphony 35
448 Sonate in D Major
466 Concerto 20
467 Concerto 21
525 Eine kleine Nachtmusik (all parts, not only the first one)
522 Musical joke in F Major
537 Concerto 26
550 Symphony No. 40
551 Symphony No. 41 (that's probably my most favourite mozart piece)
592 Ouvertura delle nozze di Figaro
620 Zauberflöre
626 Requiem Mass in D Minor


Reynaldo Hahn
Orient, extrait de L'Album d'un voyageur

Karl Amadeus Hartmann

Chamber concert II
Giuseppe Verdi
Rigoletto, La donna è mobile

Édouard Lalo
Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21

Beethoven
All of the 9 symphonies, my most loved ones are 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9
Bagatelle in A min., Für Elise
Piano Sonata 14, 20
Egmont Overture
Romance 2
Fidelio
Sonatas 2, 4, 8, 17, 23
Concerto in D maj., Op. 61

Haydn
Symphony 94 (the surprise)

Vivaldi
le quattro stagione
Mandolin Concerto 1

Puccini
Nessun Dorma

Strauss I
Radezky March

Strauss II

Also sprach Zarathustra
An der schönen blauen Donau
Händel
Music for the Royal Fireworks
Water Music Suite

Orff
Carmina Burana

Bach
Book 1: The well-tempered Clavier
Ave Maria

Pachelbel
Canon in D

Chopin
Nocturne No. 2 in Eb maj.

Tchaikovski
Concerto 1
Swan Lake Suite
Piano Concerto 1
Nutcracker (Danse caractéristiques. Danse de la fée dragée)
Nutcracker (Tempo di marcia viva)

Bruckner
Christus factus est
And there is so much more

Pretty amazing list!

ThisBougieLife
December 6th, 2016, 12:11 PM
Glad to see there are other classical fans here. I've been listening to classical since I was 3 and own hundreds of classical CDs and LPs.

Some pieces that I could not do without:

Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty (ballet), Op. 66
Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 (And Concerto #2)
Rimsky-Korsakov - Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36
Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet Suite


(As you can see, I love Russian composers). But also:

Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ravel - Menuet Antique
Debussy - Suite Bergamasque
Saint-Seans - Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"
Mahler - Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection"
Puccini - La boheme
Bach - Magnificat in D
Beethoven - Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op. 80
Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 24 in F# major "A Therese"
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 "From the New World"

And many more :p

Pat the Bunny
December 8th, 2016, 05:01 PM
The only classical I've listened to is modern classical (and I'm not even well knowledged on that) and it feels weird posting this after all these seemingly educated posts but since nobody else posted these yet:

Kashiwa Daisuke -
Stella
April 02

World's End Girlfriend -
River was Filled with Stories

WeWalkLikeLions
December 18th, 2016, 10:13 PM
Hmmm.

Le Cid by Jules Massenet.

Bolero by Maurice Ravel.

The Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto, by He Zhanhao and Chen Gang

Firebird, by Igor Stravinsky.

Pretty much anything by George Gershwin.

Porpoise101
December 19th, 2016, 04:53 PM
Pretty much anything Russian. They did it best.

Tchaikovsky-1812 Overture
Mussorgsky-Night on Bald Mountain
Korsakov-Scheherezade
Borodin-Prince Igor
Ippolitov-Ivanov-Caucasian Sketches


Also honorable mention to Strauss for the beautiful "Donauwaltz" and Mouret for "Fanfare-Rondeau"

FPFanatic
January 7th, 2017, 08:38 PM
How has no one mentioned Bach's Brandenburg concerti??? Those are amazing. My personal favorites are 3-5, especially 5 first mvt (as a pianist, that cadenza is godlike)
Bach WTC, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565
Beethoven Symphony 5, 9
Mozart Piano Sonata 11, Symphonies 25-27, 40, 41
Vivaldi Four Seasons

TheSmokingMan
February 4th, 2017, 09:06 PM
Make a list of the pieces of classical music that you can hear all day long.

1 - Vivaldi's 4 seasons(Spring esp)
2 - Introduction and Rondo Cappriccioso (Camille Saint Saens)
3 - Winter Wind (Chopin)
4 - Danse Macabre (Camille Saint Saens)
5 - Clair de Lune (Debussy)
6 - Ballade no 1 in G Minor (Chopin)
7 - Schubert's Serenade

There's a lot more though. I'll add em when I remember them.

(1) - "Liebiestraum No. 3" ~ Liszt
(2) - "The Sunken Cathedral" ~ Debussy
(3) - "Raindrop Prelude" ~ Chopin
(4) - "Nocturne Op. 32, No. 1. (B Major)" ~ Chopin
(5) - "Nocturne Op. 32, No. 2. (Ab Major)" ~ Chopin
(6) - "Prelude in C# Minor" ~ Rachmaninov
(7) - "Pie Jesu" ~ Webber (Not really classical, but definately in modern era and "art music"...)
(8) - "Air and Variations (Harmonious Blacksmith)" ~ Handel
(9) - "Piano Sonata" ~ Bartok
(10) - "Prelude and Fugue No. 2. in C Minor" ~ J.S. Bach
(11) - "Pavane *for a dead princess*" ~ Ravel
(12) - "Polka from the Golden Age Ballet" ~ Shostakovich
(13) - "Firebird Suite" ~ Stravinsky
(14) - "Clair de Lune" ~ Debussy
(15) - "Winter Wind" ~ Chopin
(16) - "Goldberg Variations" particularly the Aria ~ J.S. Bach
(17) - "'Little' Fugue in G Minor" ~ J.S. Bach
(18) - "Grande Sonate, 2nd Movement" ~ Alkan
(19) - "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2" ~ Liszt
(20) - "Etude Op. 10, No. 3" ~ Chopin
(21) - "Toccata from Symphony No. 5" ~ Widor
(22) - "Passacaglia from the 7th Suite" ~ Handel
(23) - "Prelude in C Major" ~ J.S. Bach
(24) - "Hungarian Polka" ~ Strauss
(25) - "Prelude on a Theme in C" ~ Myself ;) :P :rolleyes: ;) :D

parhelion
February 7th, 2017, 01:49 PM
I wouldn't say I'm a classical fan, but definitely a fan of symphonic/orchestral/wind ensemble music! I've been obsessed with "Symphonic Overture" by James Barnes Chance lately.

Falcons_11
February 18th, 2017, 10:56 PM
1. William Tell Overture - Rossini
2. Polonaise Op.53 (Heroic) - Chopin
3. Pictures At An Exhibition - Mussorgsky
4. Finlandia - Sibelius
5. New World Symphony - Dvorak
6. 1812 Overture - Tchaikovsky
7. The Planets - Holst
8. Sabre Dance - Khachaturian
9. Ride Of The Valkyries - Wagner
10. Symphony #9 - Beethoven
11. Symphony #5 - Beethoven
12. Fur Elise - Beethoven
13. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (K.525) - Mozart
14. Lago Al Factorum (Figero) - Barber Of Seville - Rossini
15. Una Voce Poco Fa - Barber Of Seville

Just to name a few.

Clarx999
March 27th, 2017, 12:40 AM
Air on the G String - all day long, any day any time. I just love it.

KBar33
April 24th, 2017, 07:21 AM
I'll give my top five

1. Symphonic Metamorphosis - Paul Hindemith
2. Symphony No. 5 - Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky
3. Don Juan Op. 20 - Richard Strauss
4. Symphony in B flat - Paul Hindemith
5. La Forza Del Destino Overture - Giuseppe Verdi

Bedehbedehbedeh that's all folks

owl__city
May 1st, 2017, 05:44 AM
Most of everyone here really brought their A game! I have lots of classical pieces I love so I can't name them all (because I don't think I even remember)

Sword of the morning
May 13th, 2017, 06:28 PM
Brams

Brahms Requim if I finish typing.

Posts merged. Please use the edit function next time. ~Amethyst Rose

weekend
June 11th, 2017, 04:46 PM
(1) - "Liebiestraum No. 3" ~ Liszt
(2) - "The Sunken Cathedral" ~ Debussy
(3) - "Raindrop Prelude" ~ Chopin
(4) - "Nocturne Op. 32, No. 1. (B Major)" ~ Chopin
(5) - "Nocturne Op. 32, No. 2. (Ab Major)" ~ Chopin
(6) - "Prelude in C# Minor" ~ Rachmaninov
(7) - "Pie Jesu" ~ Webber (Not really classical, but definately in modern era and "art music"...)
(8) - "Air and Variations (Harmonious Blacksmith)" ~ Handel
(9) - "Piano Sonata" ~ Bartok
(10) - "Prelude and Fugue No. 2. in C Minor" ~ J.S. Bach
(11) - "Pavane *for a dead princess*" ~ Ravel
(12) - "Polka from the Golden Age Ballet" ~ Shostakovich
(13) - "Firebird Suite" ~ Stravinsky
(14) - "Clair de Lune" ~ Debussy
(15) - "Winter Wind" ~ Chopin
(16) - "Goldberg Variations" particularly the Aria ~ J.S. Bach
(17) - "'Little' Fugue in G Minor" ~ J.S. Bach
(18) - "Grande Sonate, 2nd Movement" ~ Alkan
(19) - "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2" ~ Liszt
(20) - "Etude Op. 10, No. 3" ~ Chopin
(21) - "Toccata from Symphony No. 5" ~ Widor
(22) - "Passacaglia from the 7th Suite" ~ Handel
(23) - "Prelude in C Major" ~ J.S. Bach
(24) - "Hungarian Polka" ~ Strauss
(25) - "Prelude on a Theme in C" ~ Myself ;) :P :rolleyes: ;) :D

great list

would've liked to seen some haydn and vivaldi in there though