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Horizon, by The San Diego Chamber Orchestra includes the famous Adagio for Strings.
The Six String Quartets performed by the Ramor Quartet
Coro, with Ekphrasis
Songs, Duets, Arias and Barcarolles
Rejoice In The Lamb: Choral Music Of Benjamin Britten
Music for Percussion Quartet, including Credo In Us, Second Construction, and Third Construction
Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano
Works for Prepared Piano (other than the Sonatas and Interludes)
Appalachian Spring includes the well-known Theme and Variations on a Shaker Tune (Simple Gifts).
Appalachian Spring, El Salon Mexico, Concerto for Piano
Fanfare For The Common Man, A Lincoln Portrait, Quiet City, An Outdoor Overture, Our Town
Music For Two Pianos includes the Hoedown from Rodeo, El Salon Mexico, and the Danzon Cubana.
Piano Music including the Two Arabesques, Claire De Lune, and many Preludes. From piano rolls played by Debussy himself.
Aureole plays Debussy, Ibert, Ravel, including Debussy's wonderful Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp.
Pour le Piano, including the popular Sarabande. With selections from the Preludes and music by Franck and Ravel.
Cello Concerto, Op. 85; Violin Concerto, Op. 61
The Pomp And Circumstance March No. 1 is famous as a graduation march.
George Gershwin: American Master features Gershwin himself performing, through piano rolls and historic recordings, his Rhapsody In Blue, Preludes for piano, An American In Paris, and his Piano Concerto.
Harp Concerto, with the concerto by William Mathias
Piano Music Of Philip Glass
Orchestral Music of Grainger includes "Irish Tune From County Derry" ("Danny Boy")
Works for Cello and Piano
Sonata For Viola and Piano
The Planets, of which Mars and Jupiter are the most popular. Includes "Spitfire Prelude and Fugue" by Sir William Walton.
Remembrance: A Charles Ives Collection, includes "The Unanswered Question," "Central Park in the Dark," and "Halloween."
Music Of Scott Joplin includes many favorites such as "Solace" and the "Maple Leaf Rag."
Works of Kabalevsky includes "The Comedians" Suite, Piano Concerto No. 1, and more
Cello Concerto in E minor and Concerto-Rhapsody for Cello in D minor
Quartet for the End of Time
Memories Of Brasil, performed by Milhaud himself.
New Music for Saxophone and Piano includes Nyman's "Shaping The Curve."
Discover the Classics includes "O Fortuna," the famous movement from Carmina Burana.
Arvo Part and Lou Harrison, Masses by these contemporary composers.
Piano music by Part, Henryk Gorecki, and Galina Ustvolskaya
Emusic has a fantastic collection of works large and small by Harry Partch, the iconoclastic composer who built his own instruments and invented his own scales to create his unique music.
Gloria, Concerto in d minor for Two Pianos, Litanies, Quatre Petites Prieres de St. Francois d'Assise.
Peter and the Wolf
Piano Music played on piano rolls by Prokofiev himself.
Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor, Op. 18 with Schumann's Piano Concerto In A Minor, Op. 54.
Piano Music of Ravel includes the "Bolero" and selections from "Gaspard De La Nuit" and "Le Tombeau De Couperin."
Pavane for a Dead Princess (Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte)
Concierto De Aranjuez, the famous concerto for guitar.
Music of Webern, Berg, and Schoenberg presents an overview of the Second Viennese School.
Preludes played on piano rolls by Scriabin himself.
Piano Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2, with Five Preludes, Twenty-four Preludes Op. 34.
Petrushka and The Rite of Spring
Piano Music of Stravinsky, recordings of piano rolls played by Stravinsky himself.
Firebird Suite excerpts
Symphonies of Wind Instruments, and more.
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5
Music for Two Guitars from Spain and South America, including works of Ponce, Barrios, Villa-Lobos, and more.
Emusic has several of Williams early television scores, including Lost in Space, Land of the Giants, and Time Tunnel.
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