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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    What are your favorite orchestral suites and symphonic/tone poems? My are: Sibelius, Jean (1865 - 1957): The Wood-Nymph, Op. 15 (1895) Spring Song, Op. 16 (1895) Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22 (1895) Finlandia, Op. 26 (1900) En Saga, Op. 9 (1902) Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49 (1906) Night Ride and...
  2. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    What are your favorite Italian piano concertos from the years 1850 - 1950?
  3. Orchestral Music
    As in the title. My top 10 favorite cello concertos from 19th century are: Reinecke - Cello Concerto in D minor, Op. 82 (1864) Davydov - Cello Concerto No. 3 in D major, Op. 18 (1868) Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 (1872) Raff - Cello Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op.193...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    As in the title. My top 10 favorite cello concertos are: Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 119 (1902) Gernsheim - Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 78 (1907) Röntgen - Cello Concerto No. 2 in G minor (1909) Delius - Cello Concerto (1921) Graener - Cello Concerto, Op. 78 (1928)...
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    As in the title. My top 20 favorite violin concertos from 20th century are: Karłowicz - Violin Concerto in A major, Op. 8 (1902) Röntgen - Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor (1902) Respighi - Violin Concerto in A major, P.049 (1903) Perosi - Violin Concerto No. 1 (1903) Sibelius - Violin...
  6. Classical Music Discussion
    As in the title. My top 20 favorite violin concertos from 19th century are: Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 6, MS 21 (1815) Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7 (1826) Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 3 in E major, MS 50 (1826) Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 4...
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    Since there are a decent amount of sets of preludes in all 24 keys, which prelude is your favorite for each key? They can be written for any instrument. Here are my favorites: C major: Scriabin, Op. 11/1 C minor: Chopin, Op. 28/20 C-sharp major/D-flat major: Blumenfeld, Op. 17/15 C-sharp...
  8. Orchestral Music
    As in the title. My top 20 favorite symphonies from 20th century are: (in chronological order) Dohnányi - Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 9 (1901) Karłowicz - Symphony "Rebirth" in E minor, Op. 7 (1902) Melartin - Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 30 No. 1 (1902) Noskowski - Symphony No. 3 in F...
  9. Orchestral Music
    As in the title. My top 20 favorite symphonies from 19th century are: (in chronological order) 1. Elsner - Symphony in C major, Op.11 (1805) 2. Dobrzyński - Symphony No. 2 in C minor "Characteristic", Op.15 (1831) 3. Saint-Saëns - Symphony in F major "Urbs Roma" (1856) 4. Reinecke - Symphony...
  10. Orchestral Music
    As in the title. My top 20 favorite piano concertos from 20th century are: Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1 (1891, revised 1917) Delius - Piano Concerto in C minor (1897/1904/1907) Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 (1901) Respighi - Piano...
  11. Classical Music Discussion
    As in the title. My top 50 favorite composers are: 1. Sibelius, Jean (1865 - 1957) [Finland] 2. Respighi, Ottorino (1879 - 1936) [Italy] 3. Brahms, Johannes (1833 - 1897) [Germany] 4. Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario (1895 - 1968) [Italy] 5. Rheinberger, Josef (1839 - 1901) [Liechtenstein] 6...
  12. Classical Music Discussion
    As in the title. My Top 20 Favorite Tone Poems are: (in alphabetical order) 1. Castelnuovo-Tedesco - A Midsummer Night's Dream 2. Delius - A Song of Summer 3. Delius - Florida Suite 4. Delius - On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring 5. Delius - The Walk to the Paradise Garden 6. Howells - Elegy...
  13. Classical Music Discussion
    As in the title. My Top 10 Favorite Symphonies are: 1. Sibelius, Jean - Symphony No. 7 2. Sibelius, Jean - Symphony No. 4 3. Brahms, Johannes - Symphony No. 2 4. Sgambati, Giovanni - Symphony No. 2 5. Martucci, Giuseppe - Symphony No. 1 6. Rheinberger, Josef - Symphony No. 1 7. Noskowski...
  14. Orchestral Music
    Unfortunately Mahler has too many movements to accommodate a poll on this platform, so have at it in the comments! :)
  15. Classical Music Discussion
    I'm a huge fan of symphonies, my favorite classical form. A big deal of we are familiar with the usual examples (Brahms, Sibelius, Mozart, Bax, Martinu, etc.), but there are many interesting symphonies out there that are kind of neglected or less known by many. Therefore, I would like to know...
  16. Classical Music Discussion
    So I'm starting to listen to a few Trombone Concertos. So far the once I'm really fond of is David's Concertino, although Rimsky-Korsakov's is nice as well. Anyways, I'm looking for Concertos that are from the Romantic Era like these, not 20th Century atonal works. Any recommendations?
  17. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    There might be some older threads regarding this topic, but some actual information mustn't be that bad :) My favorite is Ballade No. 3
  18. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Hello, I've been into classical music for a few months now and the composers I like the most (opinion) are Chopin, Liszt, Schubert (and some pieces of Dvořák and Mozart), but when it comes to Bach I can't seem to really get to like or enjoy it. I see it as some 'random'...
  19. Classical Music Discussion
    We can all say Mozart's development of the Piano Concerto genre played a very significant role in the history of music. So just curious, which concertos would you include in a list of his most important/best concertos, and then which would say are your personal favorites? It's ok to have some on...
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