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    Debussy preludes: books 1 and 2.
    Debussy Clair De Lune.
    Chopin Nocturnes.
    Beethoven Symphonies 6 and 9.
    Mozart Symphonies 40 and 41.
    Bach's Mass in B Minor.
    Bach St. Matthews Passion.
    Mozart C Minor Mass.
    Stravinsky Rite of Spring.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captainnumber36 View Post
    Debussy preludes: books 1 and 2.
    Debussy Clair De Lune.
    Chopin Nocturnes.
    Beethoven Symphonies 6 and 9.
    Mozart Symphonies 40 and 41.
    Bach's Mass in B Minor.
    Bach St. Matthews Passion.
    Mozart C Minor Mass.
    Stravinsky Rite of Spring.
    Nice list of fine & important pieces.

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    The Beethoven Symphonies.

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    Mahler's 2nd, 4th, 9th, and Das Lied von der Erde
    Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin
    Schumann's Fantaisie in C
    Sibelius' 5th
    Berg's Violin Concerto
    Scriabin's Vers la flamme
    Mozart's Piano Concerto No.23 and Symphony No.41
    Beethoven's Pathétique, Appassionata, and late sonatas (nos. 28-32)
    Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier Book I

    Blanking on others at the moment but these all come to mind

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    Work in progress (trying to come to my own top100). These would certainly be in:

    Alwyn - Lyra angelica
    Bach, JS - Cello suites
    Bach, JS - Ich habe genug
    Bach, JS - St John’s Passion
    Bach, JS - St Matthew’s Passion
    Bach, JS - Toccatas and fugues for organ
    Barber - Knoxville summer of 1916
    Bax - Tintagel
    Bax - Symphony 6
    Bax - Violin concerto
    Beethoven - Symphony 6 ‘pastoral’
    Beethoven - Violin concerto
    Berg - Violin concerto
    Berlioz - Sinfonie fantastique
    Brahms - Clarinet quintet
    Brahms - Ein Deutsches Requiem
    Brahms - String quintet 1
    Brahms - Symphony 3
    Brahms - Symphony 4
    Brahms - Violin concerto
    Britten - War requiem
    Bruch - Violin concerto 1
    Bruckner - Symphony 8
    Bruckner - Symphony 9
    Chopin - Nocturnes
    Debussy - Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faun
    Dvorak - String quartet 12 ‘American’
    Dvorak - Symphony 9 “from the new world’
    Faure - Requiem
    Finzi - Cello concerto
    Finzi - Clarinet concerto
    Franck, C - Violin sonata
    Gorecki - Symphony 3
    Grieg - Holberg suite
    Grieg - Peer Gynt suites
    Grieg - Piano concerto
    Jongen - Symphony concertante
    Karlowicz - Violin concerto
    Mahler - Das Lied von der Erde
    Mahler - Kindertotenlieder
    Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
    Mahler - Rueckertlieder
    Mahler - Symphony 2
    Mahler - Symphony 4
    Mahler - Symphony 6
    Mahler - Symphony 9
    Mendelssohn - Symphony 3 ‘Scottish’
    Mendelssohn - Violin concerto
    Moeran - Cello concerto
    Moeran - Violin concerto
    Mozart - Clarinet concerto
    Mozart - Piano concerto 20
    Mozart - Requiem
    Mussorgsky - Pictures at an exhibition
    Nielsen - Clarinet concerto
    Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky
    Puccini - Tosca
    Ravel - Daphnis et Chloe
    Ravel - Sheherazade
    Ravel - String quartet
    Respighi - Fontane di Roma
    Respighi - Pini di Roma
    Saint-Saens - Symphony 3 “organ”
    Schmidt - Symphony 4
    Schubert - Die schoene Muellerin
    Schubert - Die Winterreise
    Schubert - String quartet Death and the Maiden
    Schubert - String quintet
    Schubert - Symphony 8 ‘unfinished’
    Schumann - Piano concerto
    Shostakovich - String quartet 8
    Shostakovich - Symphony 7
    Shostakovich - Symphony 10
    Sibelius - Symphony 4
    Sibelius - Tapiola
    Sibelius - Violin concerto
    Strauss, R - Don Juan
    Strauss, R - Metamorphosen
    Strauss, R - Vier letzte Lieder
    Stravinsky - Rite of spring
    Suk - Asrael symphony
    Takemitsu - From Me Flows What You Call Time
    Tchaikovsky - Symphony 6 ‘pathetique’
    Tchaikovsky - Violin concerto
    Vaughan Williams - Symphony 5
    Wagner - Der Ring des Nibelungen
    Warlock - The curlew
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    Some of my favorites:

    J.S. Bach - The Well-Tempered Clavier
    Ravel - Piano Trio
    Brahms - Op. 116-119
    Mozart - String Quintet in G minor
    Debussy - Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
    Rodrigo - Suite for Piano
    Bartok - Piano Concerto No. 2
    Ives - Symphony No. 4
    Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 2
    Monteverdi - L'Orfeo

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    More favorites:

    Partch - Delusion of the Fury
    Gubaidulina - Viola Concerto
    Schnittke - Concerto for Piano and Strings
    Takemitsu - From Me Flows What You Call Time
    Reich - The Desert Music
    Messiaen - The Birth of the Lord
    Langlais - 24 Pieces
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    Beethoven: Triple Concerto
    Brahms: Symphony No. 1
    Brahms: Symphony No. 3
    Brahms: Symphony No. 4
    Brahms: Violin Concerto
    Brahms: Double Concerto
    Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
    Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
    Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1, op. 8 (original and revised versions)
    Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 2, op. 26
    Brahms: String Quintet No. 1, op. 88
    Brahms: String Sextet No. 1, op. 18
    Borodin: String Quartet No. 2
    George Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow (for orchestra)
    Debussy: Clair de Lune
    Debussy: String Quartet
    Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor
    Dvorak: Symphony No. 7
    Dvorak : Symphony No. 8
    Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12, ("American"), op. 96
    Dvorak: String Quintet No. 3, op. 97
    Dvorak: Humoresque No. 7, op. 101
    Elgar: Cockaigne Overture
    Grieg: Elegiac Melody No. 2, "The Last Spring" (for orchestra)
    Grieg: Holberg Suite
    Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
    Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream
    Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, "Scottish"
    Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, "Italian"
    Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
    Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 11
    Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
    Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K 364
    Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
    Mozart: Clarinet Quintet, K 581
    Mozart: Quintet For Piano and Winds, K 452
    Mozart: String Quintet No. 3, K 515
    Mozart: Divertimento For Violin, Viola and Cello, op. 563
    Mozart: Divertimento No. 17, K 334
    Mahler: Symphony No. 4
    Mahler: Symphony No. 9
    Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2
    Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
    Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
    Ravel: La Valse
    Ravel: Pavane For a Dead Princess
    Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
    Ravel: Rhapsodie Espagnole
    Ravel: Piano Trio
    Ravel; String Quartet
    Schubert: Symphony No. 9, "Great C Major"
    Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 13, D 664
    Sibelius: Symphony No. 4
    Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
    Sibelius: Symphony No. 6
    Tchaikovsky: Serenade For Strings
    Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 3
    Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5
    Vaughan Williams: Oboe Concerto
    Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
    Wagner: Tannhauser Overture ( more popular Dresden version)

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    Bach - too many works to list.
    Beethoven - Cello Sonatas, op. 5, Sym. 9, Diabelli Variations, Piano Sonata "Hammerklavier"
    Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique.
    Brahms - Piano Concerto no. 2, Sym. 4, Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel
    Chopin - Preludes, op. 28, Barcarolle, Fantasia in F minor.
    Dvorak - Piano Quintet no. 2
    Gade - Elverskud
    Handel - Great Keyboard Suites, Messiah
    Haydn - Sym. 104, String Quartet, op. 20/2, Piano Sonata no. 59
    Mahler - Syms. 2, 4 and 5, Das Lied von der Erde
    Medtner - Violin Sonata no. 3 "Epica"
    Mozart - Great Mass in C minor, Requiem, Clarinet Concerto, Clarinet Quintet, P. Con. 17, Oboe Quartet
    Myaskovsky - Violin Concerto
    Nielsen - Symphony no. 3
    Ravel - String Quartet
    Schubert - Piano Sonatas D. 894 and 959
    Schumann - Kinderszenen, Kreisleriana, Davidsbundlertanze, Humoreske
    Shostakovich - Preludes and Fugues, op. 87, Sym. 10 and 13
    Sibelius - Swan
    Weber - Grand Duo Concertante for Clarinet and Piano
    Weinberg - Violin Concerto
    Zemlinsky - String Quartet no. 2, Lyric Symphony
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    Mahler - 5th, 8th, 9th, Das Lied
    Bach - Solo violin and cello works
    Beethoven - 3rd, 9th, op. 111
    Brahms - 1st, 4th, complete chamber music
    Mozart - 41st, piano concertos
    Wagner - The Ring, Tristan, Lohengrin
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    I have more, but the ones in the OP are what came to mind first. Threads like this help me explore more music!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bulldog View Post
    Bach - too many works to list.
    Beethoven - Cello Sonatas, op. 5, Sym. 9, Diabelli Variations, Piano Sonata "Hammerklavier"
    Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique.
    Brahms - Piano Concerto no. 2, Sym. 4, Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel
    Chopin - Preludes, op. 28, Barcarolle, Fantasia in F minor.
    Dvorak - Piano Quintet no. 2
    Gade - Elverskud
    Handel - Great Keyboard Suites, Messiah
    Haydn - Sym. 104, String Quartet, op. 20/2, Piano Sonata no. 59
    Mahler - Syms. 2, 4 and 5, Das Lied von der Erde
    Medtner - Violin Sonata no. 3 "Epica"
    Mozart - Great Mass in C minor, Requiem, Clarinet Concerto, Clarinet Quintet, P. Con. 17, Oboe Quartet
    Myaskovsky - Violin Concerto
    Nielsen - Symphony no. 3
    Ravel - String Quartet
    Schubert - Piano Sonatas D. 894 and 959
    Schumann - Kinderszenen, Kreisleriana, Davidsbundlertanze, Humoreske
    Shostakovich - Preludes and Fugues, op. 87, Sym. 10 and 13
    Sibelius - Swan
    Weber - Grand Duo Concertante for Clarinet and Piano
    Weinberg - Violin Concerto
    Zemlinsky - String Quartet no. 2, Lyric Symphony
    I put Handel's Keyboard Suites on b/c of your recommendation.
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    (1) Symphony #9 - Beethoven
    (2) Symphony #9 - Mahler
    (3) Mass in B Minor - Bach
    (4) Tristan & Isolde - Wagner
    (5) Symphony #9 - Schubert
    (6) Don Giovanni - Mozart
    (7) The Ring of the Nibelung - Wagner
    (8) Lulu - Berg
    (9) Symphony #15 - Shostakovich
    (10) Requiem - Verdi
    (11) Elektra - Strauss
    (12) Aida - Verdi
    (13) The Nose - Shostakovich
    (14) Glagolitic Mass - Janacek
    (15) Messiah - Handel
    (16) St Matthew Passion - Bach
    (17) Missa Solemnis - Beethoven
    (18) Pelleas et Melisande - Debussy
    (19) String Quintet - Schubert
    (20) Symphony #5 - Beethoven
    (21) Symphony #4 - Brahms
    (22) Otello - Verdi
    (23) The Marriage of Figaro - Mozart
    (24) Symphony #9 - Dvorak
    (25) Symphony Fantastique - Berlioz
    (26) Le Grand Macabre - Ligeti
    (27) Saint-Francois d'Assise - Messiaen
    (28) Dolmen Music - Meredith Monk (1981 Album)
    (29) Piano Sonata #32 - Beethoven
    (30) Symphony #41 - Mozart
    (31) Symphony #5 - Mahler
    (32) Symphony #3 - Brahms
    (33) Symphony #3 - Beethoven
    (34) Saint Luke Passion - Penderecki
    (35) La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ - Messiaen
    (36) German Requiem - Brahms
    (37) Requiem - Berlioz
    (38) Fidelio - Beethoven
    (39) Peter Grimes - Britten
    (40) The Magic Flute - Mozart
    (41) Diamanda Galas - Diamanda Galas (1984; "Metalanguage" Album)
    (42) Symphony #8 - Schubert
    (43) Turangalila Symphony - Messiaen
    (44) Sonata in G minor for Piano and Cello - Rachmaninov
    (45) Symphony #6 - Tchaikovsky
    (46) Symphony #5 - Prokofiev
    (47) Symphony #2 - Sibelius
    (48) Piano Quintet - Shostakovich
    (49) Das Lied von der Erde - Mahler
    (50) Violin Concerto - Brahms
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