Hall of Fame: 232-300

View and download the nation's favourite classical works from our list of recommended classical recordings from the Classic FM Hall of Fame 2008, from No. 232 to 300...

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232 (NE) Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3

Hear it on: Daniel Barenboim & Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper - Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3; Choral Fantasy

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233 (153) Canteloube - Songs of the Auvergne


Hear it on: Natania Davrath & Pierre De La Roche - Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne

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234 (222) Britten - Peter Grimes

Hear it on: Bernard Haitink & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House - Britten: Peter Grimes

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235 (–) MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood

Hear it on: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Wild Music (MMT2059) Hamish McKeich Conductor


236 (141) Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E Minor

Hear it on: Bernard Haitink & London Symphony Orchestra - Brahms: Symphony No.4

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237 (–) Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije


Hear it on: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Paavo Järvi - Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite, Symphony No. 5

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238 (291) Finzi - Eclogue


Hear it on: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Andrew Marriner & Sir Neville Marriner - Finzi: Clarinet Concerto, Nocturne, Eclogue

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239 (168) Mozart - Symphony No.41 in C ‘Jupiter’

Hear it on: Lorin Maazel & New York Philharmonic - Mozart: The Last Symphonies

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240 (189) Delius - La Calinda from ‘Koanga’


Hear it on: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra & Sir Charles Groves - Delius: Koanga; The Song Of The High Hills


241 (203) Pergolesi - Stabat Mater


Hear it on: Andreas Scholl, Barbara Bonney, Christophe Rousset & Les Talens Lyriques - Pergolesi: Stabat mater

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242 (269) Clarke - The Prince of Denmark’s March

Hear it on: Wynton Marsalis - Classic Wynton

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243 (284) Bruch - Kol Nidrei

Hear it on: Jacqueline Du Pre, Daniel Barenboim & The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - Brahms: Cello Sonatas No. 1 & 2; Bruch: Kol Nidrei

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244 (218) Schubert - Ave Maria

Hear it on: Andreas Delfs, Renee Fleming & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Sacred Songs

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245 (–) Barry - The Girl with the Sun in Her Hair

Hear it on: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra & Philharmonic - Zulu: The Film Music of John Barry

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246 (202) Schubert - Symphony No. 9 in C ‘Great’

Hear it on: Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - Schubert: The Symphony No. 9

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247 (243) Brahms - Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor

Hear it on:  Brahms Klavierkonzert Nr.1 D-Moll Op.15 Berliner Philharmoniker Maurizio Pollini

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248 (–) Bach - Cantata No.140

Hear it on: John Eliot Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists & Monteverdi Choir - Bach: Cantatas, BWV 140 & 147

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249 (253) Mahler - Symphony No. 8 ‘Symphony of a Thousand’

Hear it on: Sir Simon Rattle & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - Mahler: Symphony No. 8

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250 (240) Litolff - Concerto Symphonique No.4 in D minor – Scherzo

Hear it on: Andrew Litton, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Peter Donohoe - Litolff: Concertos Symphoniques Nos. 2 & 4

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251 (205) Monteverdi - Vespers

Hear it on: Gabrieli Consort, Gabrieli Players & Paul McCreesh - Monteverdi: Vespers della Beata Vergine

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252 (274) Berlioz - L’enfance du Christ
 
Hear it on: London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis & Yann Beuron - Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ

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253 (244) Copland - Rodeo


Hear it on:  Leonard Bernstein & New York Philharmonic - Copland: Appalachian Spring; Rodeo; Billy the Kid; Fanfare for the Common Man

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254 (–) Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music

Hear it on: London Philharmonic Orchestra & Vernon Handley - Vaughan Williams: The Wasps Overture & Serenade to Music; Delius: 2 Pieces for Small Orchestra

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255 (–) Wagner - Lohengrin


Hear it on: Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks & Sir Colin Davis - Wagner: Lohengrin  

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256 (230) Ravel - Piano Concerto in G

Hear it on: Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado & Martha Argerich - Ravel: Piano Concerto in G, Gaspard de las Nuit, Sonatine

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257 (–) Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No.1

Hear it on: Martha Argerich, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana & Sergei Nakariakov - Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1, Piano Quintet, Concertino for Two Pianos

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258 (296) Vaughan Williams - Towards the Unknown Region


Hear it on: David Lloyd-Jones, Roderick Williams & The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra - Vaughan Williams: Willow-Wood; The Sons of Light; Toward the Unknown Region; Five Variants of Dives; Lazarus

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259 (283) Rachmaninov - Vocalise

Hear it on: Mischa Maisky & Pavel Gililov - Vocalise (Russian Romances)

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260 (162) Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.1 in C


Hear it on: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Nikolaus Harnoncourt & The Chamber Orchestra Of Europe - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos 1-5

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261 (–) Bach - Magnificat


Hear it on: Choir Of King's College, Cambridge & Academy of Ancient Music & Stephen Cleobury - Bach:

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262 (196) Rodrigo - Fantasia para un Gentilhombre

Hear it on: Pepe Romero, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields  & Sir Neville Marriner - Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Fantasía Para Un Gentilhombre

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263 (194) Dvorak - Slavonic Dances


Hear it on: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra & Vaclav Neumann - Dvorak: Slavonic Dances Op. 46

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264 (227) Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Mandolins


Hear it on: New London Consort & Academy Of Ancient Music - Vivaldi: 14 Concertos

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265 (287) Purcell - Dido and Aeneas

Hear it on: Les Arts Florissants & William Christie - Purcell: Dido & Aeneas

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266 (231) Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F


Hear it on: Jeff Tyzik, Jon Nakamatsu & Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra - Gershwin: Piano Concerto In F; Rhapsody In Blue; Cuban Overture

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267(–) Walton - Spitfire Prelude and Fugue


Hear it on: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Charles Groves - Walton: Spitfire Prelude & Fugue; Suite from Richard III

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268 (237) Beethoven - Missa Solemnis


Hear it on: Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, & The Chamber Orchestra of Europe - Beethoven: Missa Solemnis

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269 (–) Mahler - Symphony No.10

Hear it on: Sir Simon Rattle & The Berliner Philharmoniker - Mahler: Symphony No. 10

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270 (211) Borodin - String Quartet No.2 in D


Hear it on: Borodin String Quartet - Borodin: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2

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271 (223) Beethoven - Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor ‘Appassionata’

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

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272 (259) Khachaturian - Masquerade Suite

Hear it on: Alicia de Larrocha & London Philharmonic Orchestra - Khachaturian: Piano Concerto; Violin Concerto; Masquerade Suite

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273 (–) Vaughan Williams - Symphony No.3 ‘Pastoral’


Hear it on: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Vaughan Williams: Symphonies Nos 3 "Pastoral" and 6

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274 (–) Sibelius - Lemminkainen Suite


Hear it on: Sir Colin Davis & London Symphony Orchestra - Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Suite; Pohjola's Daughter; The Bard

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275 (–) Bruch - Violin Concerto No.3

Hear it on: Chloe Hanslip - Bruch : Violin Concerto, No. 3

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276 (–) Beethoven - Fidelio

Hear it on: London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Fidelio

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277 (221) Preisner - Requiem for My Friend

Hear it on: Jacek Kaspszyk, Sinfonia Varsovia & Zbigniew Preisner - Preisner: Requiem for my friend

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278 (154) Zipoli - Elevazione

Hear it on: Gordon Hunt & Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra - Elevazione: The Magic of the Oboe

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279 (42) Handel - Zadok the Priest


Hear it on: Academy of Ancient Music & Choir of New College, Oxford - Coronation

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280 (280) Elgar - Symphony No.2

Hear it on: London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis - Elgar: Symphony No. 2

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281(272) Debussy - La Mer


Hear it on: Sir Simon Rattle & The Berliner Philharmoniker & Sir Simon Rattle - Debussy: La Mer

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282 (–) Delibes - Coppelia


Hear it on: Mark Ermler & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House - Delibes: Coppélia

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283 (183) Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor


Hear it on: London Philharmonic Orchestra & Marin Alsop - Brahms: Symphony No. 1; Tragic Overture; Academic Festival Overture

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284 (261) Shostakovich - Symphony No.7 in C ‘Leningrad’


Hear it on: Mariss Jansons & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C Major; Op. 60 Leningrad (Live)

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285 (–) Mozart - Horn Concerto No.1


Hear it on: Claire Briggs, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Stephen Kovacevich - Mozart: Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4; Haydn: Trumpet Concerto

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286 (250) Barber - Agnus Dei


Hear it on: Harry Christophers & The Sixteen - Renaissance: Music for Inner Peace

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287(–) Rossini - The Barber of Seville


Hear it on: James Levine & London Symphony Orchestra - Rossini: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia

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288 (219) Schubert - Symphony No. 5 in B flat


Hear it on: András Schiff & Philharmonia Orchestra - Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 5;  Piano Sonata in A Major

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289 (217) Mendelssohn - Elijah

Hear it on: London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox - Mendelssohn: Elijah

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290 (212) Prokofiev - Symphony No.1 in D ‘Classical’


Hear it on: André Previn & London Symphony Orchestra - Prokofiev: Cinderella; Ballet Op. 87; Symphony No. 1

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291 (–) Bach - Christmas Oratorio

Hear it on: John Eliot Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists & Monteverdi Choir - J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio

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292 (210) Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for violin & viola

Hear it on: Maxim Vengerov, Lawrence Power & UBS Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra - Mozart: Violin Concertos No. 2 & 4; Sinfonia Concertante

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293 (–) Glazunov - The Seasons


Hear it on: Cleveland Orchestra & Vladimir Ashkenazy - Prokofiev: Cinderella; Glazunov: The Seasons

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294 (–) Williams - Raiders of the Lost Ark


Hear it on: John Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra - Encore! Best of The Boston Pops

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295 (–) Bach - Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C

Hear it on: Nikolai Demidenko - Bach: (Busoni) Piano Transcriptions 1

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296 (–) Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier

Hear it on: Herbert Von Karajan & Wiener Philharmoniker - Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier

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297 (199) Elgar - Serenade for Strings


Hear it on: Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor

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298 (241) Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor ‘Unfinished’


Hear it on: Chamber Orchestra Of Europe & Claudio Abbado - Schubert: 8 Symphonies; Rosamunde; Grand Duo  

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299 (–) Bernstein - West Side Story Suite


Hear it on: Joshua Bell, David Zinman & Philharmonia Orchestra - Bernstein: West Side Story Suite

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300 (234) Handel - Xerxes


Hear it on: Piero Bellugi - Handel: Serse (Xerxes)

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