Most chosen *
J.S. Bach (68)
Richard Strauss (49)
Less chosen *†
Philip Glass (5)
Victor Herbert (5)
Ó Riada (5)
Johann Strauss (5)
Ina Boyle (6)
Reynaldo Hahn (6)
John Williams (6)
John F. Larchet (7)
* Results may be skewed by the fact that musical items are listed individually in the database (e.g. individual Schubert songs).
† Composers with 5 to 10 entries are shown here. Several others have been chosen fewer times, including a long list with only one entry. Rather than include those once-onlys here, you can use this link to view/download a PDF which shows them.
1st April 2023 : Éamon
Rachmaninov: The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrystomom op. 31: Excerpts
Emilia Maximova (soprano), Veselina Zorova (contralto), Yordan Vidov (tenor), Ivan Petrov (bass), Chorus of the Bulgarian Radio, Sofia conducted by Mikhil Milkov
EMI recording from 1977. Presented as part of Rachmaninov Day, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth on this day.
25th March 2023 : Roy
J.S. Bach: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (Cantata, BWV.1)
Edith Mathis (soprano), Ernst Haefliger (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bass), Münchener Bach-Chor, Münchener Bach-Orchester conducted by Karl Richter
DG Archiv recording from 1968. The cantata was first performed 298 years ago to the day, on 25th March 1725.
18th March 2023 : Séamus
Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 in E flat major op. 55 ('Eroica'): I. Allegro con brio & II. Marcia funebre: Adagio assai
Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Ivan Fischer
On DVD. Video recorded in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw on 31st May 2013.
11th March 2023 : Dermot
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (1874, orch. Ravel 1922)
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gustavo Dudamel
YouTube video. Recorded at the 2008 Salzburg Festival.
4th March 2023 : Jim (Theme: Two Czech Scherzi)
Dvorak: Scherzo capriccioso op. 66 (1883)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Mackerras
Supraphon recording from 2002
Suk: Scherzo fantastique op. 25 (1903)
Prague Philharmonia conducted by Jakub Hrůa
Supraphon recording from 2006
25th February 2023 : Séamus
Mahler: Symphony no. 1 in D major: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Movements
London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Klaus Tennstedt
18th February 2023 : Ron
Mendelssohn: Psalm 42 (Wie der Hirsch schreit) op. 42 (1837, rev. 1838)
Christina Landshamer (soprano), Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
YouTube video. Recorded in TivoliVredenburg Music Centre, Utrecht, on 12th December 2014.
11th February 2023 : Tom F
Nielsen: Symphony No. 2 op. 16 ('The Four Temperaments')
Danish National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Fabio Luisi
DG recording from 2022
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