Hall of Fame: 81-162

View and download the nation's favourite classical works from our list of recordings featured in the Classic FM Hall of Fame 2008, starting at No. 81 to No. 161 ...

Johann Sebastian Bach


81 (136) Bach - St Matthew Passion

Hear it on: Gabriela Players & Paul McCreesh - Bach: St Matthew Passion


82 (85) Strauss - Four Last Songs

Hear it on: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Jessye Norman & Kurt Masure: Four Last Songs etc.

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83 (82) Khachaturian - Spartacus – Adagio

Hear it on: Aram Khachaturian & London Symphony Orchestra - Spartacus & Gayaneh (Highlights)
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84 (110) Vivaldi - Gloria in D


Hear it on: Taverner Choir & Players with Andrew Parrott - Vivaldi: Gloria, Magnificat

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85 (88) Tallis - Spem in Alium

Hear it on: Harry Christophers & The Sixteen - Tallis: Spem in alium - Music for Monarchs and Magnates

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86 (59) Mozart - Solemn Vespers – Laudate Dominum


Hear it on: Mozart Solemn Vespersm Capella Brugensis, Collegium Instrumentale Brugense & Patrick Piere.

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87 (172) Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre


Hear it on: Charles Dutoit, Kyung Wha Chung, Philharmonia Orchestra & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre

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88 (61) Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Hear it on: Valery Gergiev & Wiener Philharmoniker - Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5   

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89 (142) Strauss, J. II - By the Beautiful Blue Danube

Hear it on: A Johann Strauss Celebration

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90 (131) Bach - Mass in B Minor

Hear it on: English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner & Monteverdi Choir - J.S.Bach: Mass in B Minor

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91 (84) Ravel - Boléro


Hear it on: Ravel Boléro Boston Symphony Orchesra and Charles Munch

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92 (52) Mozart - Flute and Harp Concerto in C

Hear it on: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, James Galway, Marisa Robles & Sir Neville Marriner - Mozart: Concertos for Flute & Harp

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93 (102) Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition


Hear it on: Sir Simon Rattle & Berliner Philharmoniker - Mussorgsky (Orch. Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition

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94 (49) Sibelius - Symphony No. 5 in E flat

Hear it on: London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis - Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6

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95 (117) Massenet - Meditation from Thais

Hear it on: Lalo: Symphonie espagnole; Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen: Massenet: Thaïs - Meditation

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96 (67) Butterworth - The Banks of Green Willow

Hear it on: London Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox - Vaughan-Williams: London Symphony & Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow  

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97 (72) Mahler - Symphony No. 2 in C minor ‘Resurrection’

Hear it on: Pierre Boulez & Wiener Philharmoniker - Mahler: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"

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98 (133) Shostakovich - Jazz Suite No.2

Hear it on: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly - Shostakovich: The Jazz Album

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99 (–) Badelt - Pirates of the Caribbean

Hear it on: Klaus Badelt - Pirates of the Carribean - The Curse of the Black Pearl (Original Soundtrack)

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100 (94) Chopin - Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor


Hear it on: Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra & Valery Gergiev - Grieg: Piano Concerto & Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2

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101 (113) Brahms - A German Requiem


Hear it on: Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin & Sir Simon Rattle - Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem)

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102 (127) Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Overture

Hear it on: Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert Von Karajan - Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet

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103 (89) Wagner - Tannhauser


Hear it on: Birgit Nilsson, Gerald Moore, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Otto Gerdes, Theo Adam & Wolfgang Windgassen - Wagner: Tannhäuser

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104 (174) Wagner - Die Walkure


Hear it on: Bayreuth Festival Chorus & Daniel Barenboim - Wagner: Die Walküre

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105 (156) Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Greensleeves

Hear it on: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner - Fantasia on Greensleeves

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106 (103) Schubert - Piano Quintet in A ‘Trout’

Hear it on: Amadeus Quartet, Emil Gilels & Rainer Zepperitz - Schubert: Piano Quintet "Trout"; String Quartet "Death and the Maiden"

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107 (–) Gorecki - Symphony No.3


Hear it on: Goreck, Symphony No.3: Sorrowful Songs

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108 (179) Satie - Gymnopedies

Hear it on: Satie 3 Gymnopédies/ 6 Gnoissiennes etc.

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109 (121) Part - Spiegel im Spiegel


Hear it on: Shostakovich violin sonata,Penderecki, Pärt, Schnittke

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110 (122) Wagner - Tristan & Isolde

Hear it on: Tristan und Isolde (Box set)

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111 (54) Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Hear it on: Anne Sofie von Otter, London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis - Elgar: the Dream of Gerontius

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112 (130) Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ‘Pathetique’

Hear it on: Daniel Barenboim - Beethoven: "Moonlight", "Appassionata" & "Pathétique" Sonatas

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113 (75) Glass - Violin Concerto


Hear it on: Gidon Kremer & Rainer Keuschnig - Glass: Violin Concerto - Schnittke: Concerto Grosso

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114 (286) Puccini - Turandot


Hear it on: Dame Joan Sutherland, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Luciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé & Zubin Mehta - Puccini: Turandot

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115 (99) Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D

Hear it on: Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Violin concertos, Heifetz, Chicago Symphony, Reiner

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116 (260) Puccini - Tosca


Hear it on: Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicola Rescigno, Richard Van Allan, Sherrill Milnes & Wandsworth School Boys Choir - Puccini: Tosca (2 CDs)

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117 (108) Williams - Star Wars

Hear it on: John Williams - Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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118 (73) Borodin - In the Steppes of Central Asia

Hear it on: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Vladimir Ashkenazy - Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia and Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2

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119 (155) Handel - Water Music

Hear it on: English Concert & Trevor Pinnock - Handel: Water Music

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120 (96) Schubert - String Quintet in C D956

Hear it on: Borodin String Quartet - Schubert: String Quintet

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121 (157) Bach - Goldberg Variations


Hear it on: Murray Perahia Bach, Goldberg Variations

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122(166) Faure - Pavane

Hear it on: Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande

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123 (112) Dvorak - Cello Concerto in B minor

Hear it on: Dvorák: Cello Concerto / Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme

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124 (128) Mozart - Clarinet Quintet in A

Hear it on: 25th Anniversary Edition moazart Chamber Works

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125 (119) Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty

Hear it on: Mikhail Pletnev & Russian National Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty Op. 66

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126 (169) Verdi - Aida

Hear it on: Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Lorin Maazel, Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Chiara & Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano - Verdi: Aïda

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127 (190) Williams - Harry Potter

Hear it on: John Williams - The World of Harry Potter

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128 (181) Rachmaninov - Vespers


Hear it on: Choir Of King's College, Cambridge, James Gilchrist, Margaret Cameron & Richard Eteson - Rachmaninov: Vespers

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129 (116) Brahms - Violin Concerto in D

Hear it on: Anne-Sophie Mutter, António Meneses, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert Von Karajan - Brahms: Violin Concerto; Double Concerto

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130 (125) Verdi - La Traviata


Hear it on: Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazon with Carlo Rizzi & Wiener Philharmoniker - Verdi: La Traviata (Limited Edition)  

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131 (79) Shostakovich - The Unforgettable Year 1919 – The Assault on Beautiful Gorky

Hear it on: Adriano & Moscow Symphony Orchestra - Shostakovich: Fall of Berlin, The Unforgettable Year 1919

 

132 (152) Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique

Hear it on: London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis - Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

133 (161) Jenkins - Adiemus – Songs of Sanctuary

Hear it on: Karl Jenkins & Adiemus - The Essential Collection

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134 (76) Sibelius - Symphony No. 2 in D


Hear it on: Esa-Pekka Salonen & Los Angeles Philharmonic - DG Concerts Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 (Live)

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135 (180) Bizet - Carmen

Hear it on: Claudio Abbado, Plácido Domingo & Teresa Berganza - Bizet: Carmen

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136 (229) Beethoven - Bagatelle No.25 in A minor ‘Fur Elise’

Hear it on: Beethoven: Bagatelles Opp.33, 119 & 126; Für Elise; Rondo in C; Allegretto in C minor; Klavierstück in B flat

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137 (81) Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor


Hear it on: Cho-Liang Lin plays Violin Concertos by Sibelius and Nielsen

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138 (184) Bruch - Scottish Fantasy


Hear it on: Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy; Serenade

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139 (145) Williams - Saving Private Ryan

Hear it on: John Williams - Saving Private Ryan (Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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140 (195) Mozart - Così fan Tutte

Hear it on: Anne Sofie von Otter, Renée Fleming, Sir Georg Solti & The Chamber Orchestra of Europe - Mozart: Così fan tutte

 

141 (–) Barry - Dances with Wolves


Hear it on: John Barry - Dances With Wolves (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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142 (198) Shostakovich - Jazz Suite No.1

Hear it on: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly - Shostakovich: The Jazz Album

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143 (148) Grieg - Holberg Suite

Hear it on: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner - Grieg: Suite Holberg, Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2, etc.

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144 (173) Vivaldi - Mandolin Concerto RV425

Hear it on:  Vivaldi: Music for Lute and Mandolin Parley of Instruments, Paul O'Dette, Robin Jeffrey, Peter Holman (Performer), et al.

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145 (123) Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness


Hear it on: A Celebration of Scotland, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Edinburgh St Mary's Music School Choir, George MacIlwham

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146 (246) Saint-Saens - Carnival of the Animals

Hear it on: Barry Wordsworth & London Symphony Orchestra - Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals; Bizet: Jeux d'enfants; Ravel: Mother Goose

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147 (185) Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man

Hear it on:  Copland: Fanfare; Symphony No3, Aaron Copland, Eiji Oue, Minnesota Orchestra

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148 (159) Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks

Hear it on: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Colin Tilney & Sir Neville Marriner - Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks & Water Music Suites

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149 (78)  Jenkins - Requiem

Hear it on: Karl Jenkins - Requiem / In These Stones Horizons Sing

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150 (115) Beethoven - Egmont Overture


Hear it on: Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert Von Karajan - Beethoven: "Egmont"; Wellington's Victory; Military Marches

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151 (140) Borodin - Prince Igor

Hear it on: Galina Gorchakova, Gegam Grigorian, Mikhail Kit, St. Petersburg Chorus of the Kirov Opera, St. Petersburg Orchestra of the Kirov Opera & Valery Gergiev - Borodin: Prince Igor

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152 (213) Bach - Cantata BWV 208 ‘Sheep may Safely Graze’

Hear it on: Bach: Cantatas 82, 202, 208

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153 (139) Dvorak - Rusalka

Hear it on: Ben Heppner, Charles Mackerras, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Dolora Zajick, Eva Urbanova, Franz Hawlata & Renée Fleming - Dvorák: Rusalka

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154 (206) Rutter - Requiem


Hear it on: City of London Sinfonia, John Rutter & The Cambridge Singers - John Rutter Requiem and Magnificat

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155 (293) Mozart - Don Giovanni

Hear it on: Ann Murray, Bryn Terfel, Michele Pertusi, Renee Fleming, Sir George Solti with the London Philharmonic Orchestra - Mozart: Don Giovanni

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156 (171) Elgar - Chanson de matin


Hear it on: Nigel Kennedy - Elgar: Salut D' Amour - Mot D' Amour - Chanson de la Nuit - Chanson de Matin - Sospiri

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157 (151) Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring

Hear it on: Leonard Bernstein, London Symphony Orchestra & New York Philharmonic - Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring, Suite from "The Firebird" (Expanded Edition)

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158 (160) Bach - Cantata BWV 147 ‘Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring’


Hear it on: Cambridge King's College Choir & Sir David Willcocks - Bach: Cantata No 147, The Six Motets, Chorales & Chorale Preludes For Advent And Christmas

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159 (167) Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien

Hear it on: Charles Dutoit & L'Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal - Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Capriccio Italien, Nutcracker Suite & Marche Slave

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160 (106) Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Hear it on: London Symphony Orchestra & Mstislav Rostropovich - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

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161 (143) Mozart - Symphony No.40 in G minor


Hear it on: Great Conductors  of the 20th Century, Erich Kleiber, London Philharmonic Orchestra

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162 (249) Einaudi - I Giorni

Hear it on:  La Scala: Concert 03 03 03, Ludovico Einaudi

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