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The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumblebee
Prélude a l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to a Faun's Afternoon), L 86
Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, 'Für Elise'
On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op. 314
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
Pavane, Op. 50
Carnival of the Animals: The Swan (Le Cygne)
Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: I. Prelude
Canon in D Major
Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39: Land of Hope and Glory
Gianni Schicchi: 'O mio babbino caro'
Ave Maria (after J.S. Bach)
Cantata, BWV 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben', Part 2: X. Chorale: 'Jesu bleibet meine Freude' (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring)
The Planets, Op. 32: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Partita No. 3 in E Major for Solo Violin, BWV 1006: I. Preludio
Adagio in G Minor for Strings and Organ, '________'s Adagio'
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture in F Minor
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11a
Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito
Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act 1
Magic Flute, k. 620, overture
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, 'Choral': An die Freude
Pavane pour une infante défunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess), M. 19
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor for Organ, BWV 565
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major: III. Notturno: Andante 'And this is my beloved'
The Valkyrie: Ride of the Valkyries
renade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik': Allegro
Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14, 'Episode de la vie d'un artiste': V. Songe d'une Nuit du Sabbat (The Witches' Sabbath)
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato
Thaïs: Meditation
The Nutcracker, Op. 71a: XIV. Waltz of the Flowers: Tempo di valse
Boléro, M. 81
Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 73, 'Emperor': II. Adagio un poco mosso - III. Rondo: Allegro
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: II. Adagio
Concerto No. 1 in C Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/1: III. Allegro molto
Syrinx for Solo Flute, L 129
Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 77: I. Allegro non troppo
Turandot: Nessun Dorma
Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: II. Last Spring
Partita No. 2 in D Minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne
Tragic Overture in D Minor, Op. 81: Allegro ma non troppo - Molto più moderato - Tempo primo ma tranquillo
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: III. Adagio
The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315, 'Summer' (L'estate): III. Presto: Tempo impetuoso d'Estate
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, 'Jupiter': I. Allegro vivace
Festival Overture in E-Flat Major, 'The Year 1812', Op. 49
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Serenade No. 10 in B-Flat Major, K. 361, 'Gran Partita': III. Adagio
Xerxes, HWV 40: 'Ombra mai fu': Largo
Orpheus and Eurydice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Concerto in C Major for Flautino and Strings, RV 443: II. Largo
Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor
Rhapsody in Blue
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: Andante
Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite No. 2, Op. 64: I. Montagues and Capulets
Suite From 'The Gadfly', Op. 97a: VIII. Romance
Ellen's Chants, D. 839: Ave Maria
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
Cantata BWV 208, 'Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!': IX. Schäfe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze)
Concerto in B Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 104, B. 191: I. Allegro
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67, 'Fate': Allegro con brio
Cavatina for Guitar
Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759, 'The Unfinished': I. Allegro moderato
Concerto in E Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato (attacca)
Air for the G string from the Orchestral Suite in D Major, BWV 1068
Trumpet Voluntary in D Major (The Prince of Denmark's March)
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20: Scéne
Double Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins, BWV 1043: Vivace
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: Rondo: Alla turca
Nocturne No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 9
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: Morning Mood
Sonata No. 8 in C Minor for Piano, Op. 13, 'Sonata Pathétique': II. Adagio cantabile
Rinaldo, HWV 7: 'Lascia ch'io pianga'
String Quartet No. 62 in C Major, Op. 76:3, 'Emperor': II. Poco adagio: Cantabile
24 Caprices For Solo Violin, Op. 1: Xxiv. Caprice No. 24 In A Minor: Tema Con Variazioni (Quasi Presto)
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: III. La réjouissance
Symphony No. 5 in C# minor: IV: Adagietto
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-Flat Major, BWV 1051: I. Allegro
Also Sprach Zarathustra - Tone Poem for Large Orchestra, Op. 30: Introduction
Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6:8, 'Christmas Concerto': V. Allegro - VI. Pastorale: Largo
Suite Bergamasque, L 75: Clair de lune
Quintet in A Major, D. 667, 'The Trout': II. Andante
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846: I. Prelude and Fugue in C Major
á Vlast (My Fatherland): Vltava (The Moldau River)
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550: Allegro molto
Gymnopédie No. 1
Requiem, K. 626: Lacrimosa dies illa
The Magic Flute, K. 620: Queen of the Night - 'Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen'
Symphony No. 94 in G Major, Hob. 1/94, 'The Surprice': II. Andante
Gloria in D Major, RV 589: I. Gloria in excelsis
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27:2, 'Moonlight Sonata': Adagio sostenuto
Vocalise for Cello and Piano, Op. 34: Lentamente
Concerto in A Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, 'From the New World': Largo
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: Allegro
Messa da Requiem: Dies irae - Tuba mirum
The Four Seasons, Op. 8, 'Spring', RV 269: Allegro
Liebestraum No. 3 in A-Flat Major, G 541, Op. 62: 'O lieb so lang' du lieben kannst'
Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, Op. 100, D. 929: II. Andante con moto
Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626: III. Dies Irae

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