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Most chosen *

Beethoven (85)

Schubert (67)

J.S. Bach (66)

Mozart (62)

Mahler (52)

Richard Strauss (48)

Brahms (45)

Schumann (42)

Verdi (42)

Wagner (37)

Less chosen *†

Bruch (5)

Byrd (5)

Philip Glass (5)

Gluck (5)

Victor Herbert (5)

Hindemith (5)

Lutoslawski (5)

Ó Riada (5)

Rimsky-Korsakov (5)

Johann Strauss (5)

Szymanowski (5)

Various (5)

Weber (5)

Weinberg (5)

Ina Boyle (6)

Gorecki (6)

Reynaldo Hahn (6)

Mussorgsky (6)

Pergolesi (6)

Pärt (6)

Rossini (6)

Suk (6)

John Williams (6)

Bizet (7)

Dohnányi (7)

John F. Larchet (7)

Monteverdi (7)

Offenbach (7)

Pfitzner (7)

Schoenberg (7)

Bartok (8)

Bellini (8)

Poulenc (8)

Smetana (8)

Grieg (9)

Stanford (9)

Vivaldi (9)

Fauré (10)

Janacek (10)

Nielsen (10)

* 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.

 

 

Recent Presentations

25th June 2022 : Ken (Theme: Four gay composers for Pride Day)

Ethel Smyth: The Wreckers: Overture

BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo

Barber: Violin Concerto: II. Andante

Gil Shaham, London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn

Bernstein: Mass: A Simple Song

René Fleming (soprano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andreas Delfs

Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings: IV. Finale (Tema russo). Andante – Allegro con spirito

Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner

18th June 2022 : Éamon

Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Act I Prologue (Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey); Siegfried's Funeral March and Finale (Act III Scenes 2 and 3)

Cleveland Orchestra conducted by George Szell

1968 recording. 27th June is the 125th anniversary of George Szell's birth.

11th June 2022 : Tom F

Bernstein: 'Candide': Selections from operetta (final revised version 1989)

Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, Adolph Green, Nicolai Gedda, Della Jones, Kurt Ollmann, London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Leonard Bernstein

YouTube video recording of a concert performance in the Barbican in December 1989

28th May 2022 : Dermot

Debussy: La Mer

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink

YouTube video. Recording of performance in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw in March 2009.

21st May 2022 : David W

d'Indy: String Quartet no. 1 in D major op. 35

Chilingirian Quartet

Hyperion recording from 1999

14th May 2022 : Roy

Buxtehude: Klag-Lied BuxWV.76b (1674)

Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Arcangelo conducted by Jonathan Cohen

Hyperion recording from 2020

J.S. Bach: Widerstehe doch der Sünde BWV.54 (1715?)

Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Arcangelo conducted by Jonathan Cohen

Hyperion recording from 2015

7th May 2022 : Jim

Alfredo Casella: Symphony no. 2 in C minor op. 12 (1908-10): 1st Movement

BBC Philharmonic conducted by Gianandrea Noseda

Chandos recording from January 2010

Alfredo Casella: Italia op. 11 (1908-10)

BBC Philharmonic conducted by Gianandrea Noseda

Chandos recording from January 2012

30th April 2022 : Séamus

Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major op. 83: Movements I, II & III

Daniel Barenboim, Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli

Acclaimed 1968 recording

 

 

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