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My favourites are

Don Giovanni
Marriage of Figaro
Cosi Fan Tutti
Symphony No.38,39,40,41
Clarinet Quintet
Piano Concerti 20,21,23
 
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10 is way too short but here goes:

Sinfonia Concertante, K364
Piano Concerto No.20, K466
Piano Concerto No. 21, K467
Piano Concerto No. 27, K595
Clarinet Concerto, K622
Flute and Harp Concerto, K299
Gran Partita Serenade, K361
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K525
Symphony No. 40, K550
Symphony No. 41, K551
 

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Mozart will forever be one of the very greatest and popular composer to walk the earth. An 18th century composer, of course.

Don Giovanni
Figaro
Magic Flute
Cosi
Idomeneo
Tito
Piano concerto 21
Piano concerto 20
Clarinet concerto
Symphony 40
I'm also glad to see Tito mentioned. One of my favorites and didn't make my list only because there are so many OTHER favorites.
 

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isorhythm (or anyone who has an opinion): Who does a great Violin Sonata No 21? The version I heard by Chung and Kenner was just so-so.
Well, I first got into it by learning to play the piano part (very poorly). I have Mutter/Orkis, and also like Zukerman/Neikrug which is on Spotify. Both are solid. But I haven't done extensive comparisons.
 

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Violin Concerto 5
Violin Concerto 4
Piano concerto 20
Clarinet concerto
Flute and Harp Concerto
Symphony 25
Figaro Overture
Magic Flute Overture
Piano Sonata 14 K457
Violin Sonata 21 K304
 

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I have discovered a lot more great works by Mozart since almost seven years ago. I will not attempt to make a list again, but I can clear up a dangling loose end from above. I found out that I love the Lupu/Goldberg recording of Violin Sonata No. 21.
 

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Symphony No. 38
Symphony No. 39
Symphony No. 40
Symphony No. 41
Piano concerto No. 20
Piano concerto No. 23
G minor string quintet, k. 515
Requiem
Don Giovanni
Die Zauberflote
 

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1. Don Giovanni
2. The Magic Flute
3. Clarinet Quintet
4. Clarinet Concerto
5. Piano Concerto no. 20
6. Piano Concerto no. 24
7. Piano Concerto no. 27
8. Symphony no. 41
9. Symphony no. 40
10. Gran Partita
 

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My Top Ten in no particular order:

Magic Flute
Mass in C minor
Requiem in D minor
Clarinet Concerto
Clarinet Quintet
Oboe Quartet
Piano Concerto no. 17
Piano Concerto no. 24
Violin Concerto no. 5
Piano Sonata no. 11, K 331
 

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Let me try (in reverse chronological order):

Requiem
Clarinet Concerto
Die Zauberflöte
Symphony no. 41 "Jupiter"
Don Giovanni
Le nozze di Figaro
Piano Concerto no. 20
Mass in C minor
Idomeneo
 

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Let's give it a try:

Grand Partita , on top
Masonic ( just a bit behind)

Le Nozze
Zauberflote
Piano concerto 17
Clarinet concerto
Symphony 40
La Clemeza de Tito
Requiem
 

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Yes it is tough - as the 6 big operas are so monumental - like if Beethoven wrote 6 symphonies as good as the 9th. Or verdi composed 6 Otellos - or stravinsky composed 6 rite of springs. With wagner he only did opera - so thats not too hard. I will think and have a go later. Kudos to those who have produced a top 10 and left it at that.
 

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Yes it is tough - as the 6 big operas are so monumental - like if Beethoven wrote 6 symphonies as good as the 9th. Or verdi composed 6 Otellos - or stravinsky composed 6 rite of springs. With wagner he only did opera - so thats not too hard. I will think and have a go later. Kudos to those who have produced a top 10 and left it at that.
That's not a fair way to compare though. Think about https://www.talkclassical.com/72821-your-list-five-greatest-12.html#post2153893 "generally, (with some exceptions) the most highly-regarded composers of the Romantic period wrote in few genres: Berlioz, Wagner, Chopin, Bruckner, Mahler. But in certain cases, they did so due to their "philosophical ideas" in "bringing out their own individuality". I don't think it's insightful to judge them by the same standard as you would the 18th century composers. (eg. An 18th century composer who only wrote symphonies is NOT "equivalent" to Mahler.) The 18th century way to think of certain genres is not comparable with that of the later era."
 
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