Carl Orff - O Fortuna, from Carmina Burana
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10. Carl Orff - O Fortuna, from Carmina Burana
When it comes to pure fury, few can rival Carl Orff. The stately opening of O Fortuna from Carmina Burana (scene pictured left) is soon replaced by some intense, pulsing choral work, which basically erupts into a full-on orchestral blaze.