Best Classical Music of All Time – By Type of Composition

I have organized the Best Classical Music of All Time meta-list by the type of musical composition.  Here are are the results.

VOCAL MUSIC

Masses

  • Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Notre-Dame (c. 1365) (on 4 lists)
  • Anonymous: Missa Caput (c. 1440s) (on 3 lists)
  • Guillaume Dufay: Missa “Se la face ay pale” (c. 1452-1458) (on 4 lists)
  • Guillaume Dufay: Messe L’homme arme (c. 1460) (on 3 lists)
  • Josquin des Prez: Missa Pange Lingua (c. 1515) (on 7 lists)
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli (Pope Marcellus Mass) (c. 1562) (on 6 lists)
  • William Byrd: Mass in 3 parts (1592-1595) (on 3 lists)
  • William Byrd: Mass in 4 parts (1592-1595) (on 3 lists)
  • William Byrd: Mass in 5 parts (1592-1595) (on 3 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B minor (1749) (on 12 lists)
  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Missa in Angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass) (1798) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa Solemnis, Op. 123 (1823) (on 7 lists)
  • Leoš Janáček: Glagolitic Mass (1926) (on 5 lists)

Requiem Masses

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem (1792) (on 13 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem), Op. 5 (1837) (on 6 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem), Op. 45 (1868) (on 9 lists)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem (1874) (on 12 lists)
  • Gabriel Fauré: Requiem (1890) (on 8 lists)
  • Maurice Duruflé: Requiem, Op. 9 (1947) (on 3 lists)
  • Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66 (1962) (on 7 lists)

Motets and other religious vocal music

  • Hildegard von Bingen: O Jerusalem aurea civitatis (c. 1140-1175) (on 4 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: O Euchari in leta via (c. 1140-1175) (on 4 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: O ignis spiritus Paraclitus (c. 1140-1175) (on 4 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: O presul vere civitatis (c. 1140-1175) (on 4 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: O viridissima virga (c. 1140-1175) (on 3 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: O vis aeternatis (c. 1140-1175) (on 3 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: O quam mirabilis (c. 1140-1175) (on 3 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: Caritas Habundat in Omnia (c. 1140-1175) (on 3 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: O frondens virga (c. 1140-1175) (on 3 lists)
  • Hildegard von Bingen: Ordo Virtutum (c. 1151) (on 4 lists)
  • Perotin: Viderunt Omnes (c. 1185-1205) (on 3 lists)
  • Guillaume Dufay: Nuper rosarum flores (1436) (on 3 lists)
  • Orlande de Lassus: Motets (between 1550 and 1594) (on 3 lists)
  • Thomas Tallis: The Lamentations of Jeremiah (c. 1560s) (on 4 lists)
  • Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium (c. 1570) (on 4 lists)
  • Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) (on 7 lists)
  • Gregorio Allegri: Miserere (c. 1630s) (on 4 lists)
  • Henry Purcell: Funeral Music for Queen Mary (1695) (on 3 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat, BWV 243 (1723) (on 3 lists)
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Stabat Mater (1736) (on 7 lists)

Madrigals

  • Jacob Arcadelt: Madrigals (between 1539 and 1551) (on 3 lists)
  • Orlande de Lassus: Madrigals (between 1550 and 1594) (on 3 lists)
  • Carlo Gesualdo: Madrigals (between 1594 and 1611) (on 4 lists)
  • Claudio Monteverdi: MadrigalsBook VIII – Madrigali guerrieri et amorosi (Madrigals of Love and War) (1638) (on 4 lists)

Operas

  • Claudio Monteverdi: L’Orfeo (1607) (on 4 lists)
  • Claudio Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea (1642) (on 4 lists)
  • Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas (1689) (on 6 lists)
  • Giovanni Pergolesi: La Serva Padrona (1733) (on 3 lists)
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les Indes galantes (1735) (on 3 lists) (opera-ballet)
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau: Castor et Pollux (1737) (on 3 lists)
  • Christoph Wilibald Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) (on 4 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492 (1786) (on 9 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni, K. 527 (1787) (on 8 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte (1790) (on 4 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 (1791) (on 9 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio (1805; revised 1806 and 1814) (on 5 lists)
  • Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) (1816) (on 10 lists)
  • Vincenzo Bellini: Norma (1831) (on 4 lists)
  • Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (1835) (on 4 lists)
  • Giacomo Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots (1836) (on 4 lists)
  • Mikhail Glinka: Russlan and Ludmilla (1842) (on 3 lists)
  • Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale (1843) (on 4 lists)
  • Richard Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) (1843) (on 4 lists)
  • Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser (1845) (on 7 lists)
  • Richard Wagner: Lohengrin (1850) (on 7 lists)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto (1851) (on 8 lists)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore (1853) (on 8 lists)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata (1853) (on 8 lists)
  • Jacques Offenbach: Orphée aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld) (1858) (on 4 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: Les Troyens, Op. 29 (1858) (on 3 lists)
  • Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (1859) (on 7 lists)
  • Charles Gounod: Faust (1859) (on 5 lists)
  • Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride (1866) (on 5 lists)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos (1867) (on 6 lists)
  • Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1868) (on 6 lists)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Aida (1871) (on 7 lists)
  • Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (1873) (on 5 lists)
  • Richard Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen
  1. Das Rheingold (1854) (on 11 lists)
  2. Die Walküre (1856) (on 11 lists)
  3. Siegfried (1871) (on 11 lists)
  4. Götterdämmerung (1874) (on 11 lists)
  • Georges Bizet: Carmen (1874) (on 10 lists)
  • Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus (1874) (on 5 lists)
  • Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda (1876) (on 6 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op. 24 (1879) (on 6 lists)
  • Jacques Offenbach: Les contes d’Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) (1880) (on 4 lists)
  • Léo Delibes: Lakmé (1882) (on 5 lists)
  • Richard Wagner: Parsifal (1882) (on 5 lists)
  • Jules Massenet: Manon (1884) (on 3 lists)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Otello (1887) (on 5 lists)
  • Alexander Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor (1890) (on 5 lists)
  • Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana (1890) (on 7 lists)
  • Ruggiero Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci (1892) (on 4 lists)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff (1893) (on 6 lists)
  • Giacomo Puccini: La bohème (1896) (on 7 lists)
  • Giacomo Puccini: Tosca (1900) (on 6 lists)
  • Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (1902) (on 3 lists)
  • Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly (1904) (on 7 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Salome (1905) (on 4 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (1902) (on 5 lists)
  • Franz Lehár: Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow) (1905) (on 4 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Electra (1909) (on 4 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 (1911) (on 6 lists)
  • Alban Berg: Wozzeck (1922) (on 6 lists)
  • Giacomo Puccini: Turandot (1926) (on 7 lists)
  • Zoltan Kodály: Háry János Suite (1927) (on 4 lists) (concert suite)
  • George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (1935) (on 4 lists)
  • Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes (1945) (on 5 lists)
  • Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach (1976) (on 3 lists)

Songs/Lieder

  • Franz Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (1823) (on 5 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Ellens Gesang III, D. 839, Op. 52, No. 6 (1825) (on 4 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Winterreise (1827) (on 7 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Schwanengesang, D. 957 (1828) (on 3 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48 (1840) (on 5 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d’été, Op. 7 (as songs, 1841; orchestrated 1843, 1856) (on 3 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Wiegenlied “Lullaby”, Op. 49, No. 4 (1868) (on 3 lists)
  • Hugo Wolf: Lieder (between 1888 and 1897) (on 5 lists)
  • Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder (1910) (on 3 lists)
  • Francis Poulenc: Songs (between 1930 and 1949) (on 3 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs (1948) (on 4 lists)

Cantatas

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata 147 “Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben” (1723) (on 5 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 140 “Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme” (1731) (on 6 lists)
  • Carl Orff: Carmina Burana (1936) (on 9 lists)

Oratorios

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (1727) (on 9 lists)
  • George Frideric Handel: Messiah (1741) (on 15 lists)
  • George Frideric Handel: Solomon (1748) (on 3 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Die Schöpfung (The Creation) (1798) (on 6 lists)
  • William Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast (1931) (on 5 lists)
  • Michael Tippett: A Child of Our Time (1941) (on 4 lists)

Choral symphonies

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor “Choral” (1824) (on 14 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17 (1839) (on 3 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” (1894) (on 7 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (1896) (on 5 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 8 in Eb major (1907) (on 4 lists)
  • Igor Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms (1930, revised 1948) (on 4 lists)

Other music for voice(s) and orchestra or other instrumental ensemble

  • Henry Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia (Ode to St. Cecilia) (1692) (on 4 lists)
  • George Frideric Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 1 “Zadok the Priest” (1727) (on 4 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d’été, Op. 7 (as songs, 1841; orchestrated 1843, 1856) (on 3 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 (1846) (on 3 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53 (1870) (on 3 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37 (1899) (on 3 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (1909) (on 7 lists)
  • Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21 (1912) (on 5 lists)
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras #5 (1945) (on 4 lists)
  • Luciano Berio: Sinfonia (1969) (on 3 lists)
  • George Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children (1970) (on 4 lists)

Other Music for Unaccompanied Voices

  • Karlheinz Stockhausen: Stimmung (1968) (on 3 lists)

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Symphonies (except Choral Symphonies)

  • William Boyce: Symphony No. 5 in D major (1739) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 (1774) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385 “Haffner” (1782) (on 6 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425 “Linz” (1783) (on 4 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 37 in G major, K. 444 (1783) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504 “Prague” (1786) (on 7 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 88 in G major (1787) (on 4 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major “Jupiter”, K. 551 (1788) (on 12 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor (1788) (on 11 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in Eb major, K. 543 (1788) (on 7 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 93 in D major (1791) (on 4 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G major “Surprise” (1791) (on 9 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 95 in C minor (1791) (on 5 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 96 in D major (1791) (on 6 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 97 in C major (1792) (on 4 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 98 in Bb major (1792) (on 5 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 99 in Eb major (1793) (on 4 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 100 in G major “Military” (1793 or 1794) (on 7 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in D major (1793 or 1794) (on 7 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 102 in Bb major (1794) (on 5 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 103 in Eb major “Drum Roll” (1795) (on 7 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D major “London” (1795) (on 9 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major (1800) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major (1802) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in Eb major “Eroica” (1804) (on 10 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in Bb major (1806) (on 5 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor (1808) (on 14 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral” (1808) (on 9 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major (1812) (on 11 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 (1812) (on 6 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in Bb major, D. 485 (1816) (on 4 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor “Unfinished” (1822) (on 11 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C major “The Great” (1828) (on 7 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (1829) (on 12 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 “Italian” (1833) (on 9 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 “Scottish” (1842) (on 4 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120 (1841, revised, 1851) (on 3 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in Eb major, Op. 97 “Rhenish” (1850) (on 4 lists)
  • Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 in D minor (1873, revised 1877 and 1891) (on 4 lists)
  • Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in Eb major (1874; revised through 1888) (on 7 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 (1876) (on 8 lists)
  • Alexander Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor (1876) (on 4 lists)
  • Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 in Bb major (1876) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 (1877) (on 8 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36 (1878) (on 8 lists)
  • Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 in A major (1881) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major (1883) (on 10 lists)
  • Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E major (1883, revised 1885) (on 9 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 (1885) (on 9 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 (1885) (on 4 lists)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 “Organ” (1886) (on 9 lists)
  • Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C minor (version 1: 1887; version 2: 1890) (on 7 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 (1888) (on 10 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major (1888) (on 6 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88 (1889) (on 7 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 “Pathetique” (1893) (on 14 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor “From the New World” (1893) (on 13 lists)
  • Cesar Franck: Symphony in D minor (1888) (on 4 lists)
  • Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D minor (1896) (on 7 lists)
  • Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39 (1898) (on 4 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (1901) (on 6 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C# minor (1902) (on 9 lists)
  • Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 (1902) (on 7 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor (1904) (on 4 lists)
  • Charles Ives: Symphony No. 3: The Camp Meeting (1904, revised 1911) (on 3 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 7 (1905) (on 4 lists)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27 (1907) (on 4 lists)
  • Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op. 9 (1906) (on 3 lists)
  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D major (1910) (on 9 lists)
  • Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op. 63 (1911) (on 4 lists)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2 in G major) (1913; reconstructed 1915; revised 1918, 1919-1920 and 1933) (on 4 lists)
  • Charles Ives: Three Places in New England (1914, revised through 1929) (on 7 lists)
  • Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in Eb major, Op. 82 (1915, revised 1916 and 1919) (on 5 lists)
  • Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 “The Inextinguishable”, Op. 29 (1916) (on 3 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 25 “Classical” (1917) (on 6 lists)
  • Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105 (1924) (on 4 lists)
  • Darius Milhaud: La Création du Monde, Op. 81a (1923) (on 4 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10 (1925) (on 4 lists)
  • Anton Webern: Symphony for Chamber Ensemble, Op. 21 (1928) (on 3 lists)
  • Albert Roussel: Symphony No. 3 in G minor, Op. 42 (1930) (on 3 lists)
  • Paul Hindemith: Mathis der Maler Symphony (1934) (on 5 lists)
  • William Walton: Symphony No. 1 in Bb minor (1935) (on 4 lists)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 4 in F minor (1935) (on 3 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47 (1937) (on 8 lists)
  • Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in C (1940) (on 4 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 (1943) (on 5 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in Bb major, Op. 100 (1944) (on 5 lists)
  • Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements (1945) (on 3 lists)
  • Aaron Copland: Symphony No. 3 (1946) (on 4 lists)
  • Oliver Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie (1948, revised 1990) (on 4 lists)
  • Arthur Honegger: Symphony No. 5 in D major “Di tre re” (1950) (on 3 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 (1953) (on 5 lists)
  • Bohuslav Martinů: Symphony No. 6 “Fantaisies symphoniques” (1953) (on 3 lists)
  • Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 2 “Mysterious Mountain” (1955) (on 3 lists)
  • Roger Sessions: Symphony No. 7 (1967) (on 3 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 14, Op. 135 (1969) (on 3 lists)
  • Henryk Górecki: Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 (1976) (on 3 lists)
  • Witold Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3 (1983) (on 3 lists)

Symphonic poems and tone poems

  • Franz Liszt: Les Préludes (Symphonic Poem No. 3) (c. 1848-1854) (on 5 lists)
  • Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll (1869) (on 3 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet (1st version: 1870; 2nd version: 1872; 3rd version: 1880) (on 6 lists)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre, Op. 40 (1874) (on 4 lists)
  • Bedřich Smetana: Má Vlast
  1. Vyšehrad (1874) (on 8 lists)
  2. Die Moldau (1874) (on 8 lists)
  3. Šárka (1875) (on 8 lists)
  4. Z českých luhů a hájů (1875) (on 8 lists)
  5. Tábor (1878) (on 8 lists)
  6. Blaník (1879) (on 8 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave, Op. 31 (1876) (on 3 lists)
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35 (1888) (on 10 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20 (1888) (on 6 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op. 24 (1889) (on 3 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune (1894) (on 9 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28 (1895) (on 9 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (1896) (on 11 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Don Quixote (1897) (on 3 lists)
  • Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (1897) (on 5 lists)
  • Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (1898) (on 6 lists)
  • Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (1899) (on 9 lists)
  • Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26 (1899, revised 1900) (on 7 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: La Mer (1905) (on 9 lists)
  • Frederick Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (1912) (on 3 lists)
  • Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome (1916) (on 5 lists)
  • Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome (1924) (on 6 lists)
  • George Gershwin: An American in Paris (1928) (on 7 lists)

Music for violin and orchestra, including violin concertos

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041 (c. 1717-1723) (on 3 lists)
  • Giuseppe Tartini: Violin Concerto in D minor (c. 1720-1760) (on 3 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042 (c. 1723) (on 4 lists)
  • Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concertos, Op. 8, Nos. 1-4 “The Four Seasons” (1725) (on 13 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor (Double Concerto), BWV 1043 (1731) (on 5 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219 “The Turkish” (1775) (on 4 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216 (1775) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 (1806) (on 10 lists)
  • Niccolò Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 6 (1818) (on 4 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 (1844) (on 8 lists)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor, Op. 28 (1863) (on 3 lists)
  • Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (1866, revised 1867) (on 8 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77 (1878) (on 9 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 (1878) (on 9 lists)
  • Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20 (1878) (on 3 lists)
  • Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46 (1880) (on 4 lists)
  • Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 (1904) (on 7 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61 (1910) (on 3 lists)
  • Karol Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 35 (1916) (on 3 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19 (1917) (on 4 lists)
  • Alban Berg: Violin Concerto (1935) (on 6 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63 (1935) (on 3 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor (1938) (on 6 lists)
  • Karl Hartmann: Concerto Funebre (1939, revised 1959) (on 3 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (1948) (on 3 lists)

Music for keyboard and orchestra, including keyboard concertos

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 (1734) (on 3 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Harpsichord Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (1738) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in Eb major, K. 271 (1777) (on 4 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K. 453 (1784) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466 (1785) (on 10 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467 (1785) (on 10 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488 (1786) (on 8 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K 491 (1786) (on 6 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K. 503 (1786) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 in Bb major, K. 595 (1791) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb major, Op. 19 (1795) (on 5 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15 (1797) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 (1800) (on 7 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 (1806) (on 9 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb major, Op. 73 “Emperor” (1810) (on 9 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11 (1830) (on 6 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21 (1830) (on 4 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 (1831) (on 4 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 (1845) (on 9 lists)
  • Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in Eb Major (1849) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15 (1858) (on 5 lists)
  • Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 (1868) (on 11 lists)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22 (1868) (on 3 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb minor, Op. 23 (1875; revised 1879 and 1888) (on 10 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb major, Op. 83 (1881) (on 7 lists)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 (1901) (on 9 lists)
  • Ferruccio Busoni: Piano Concerto in C major, Op. 39 (1904) (on 3 lists) (with chorus)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 (1909) (on 7 lists)
  • Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain (1915) (on 4 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26 (1921) (on 7 lists)
  • George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (1924) (on 12 lists)
  • George Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major (1925) (on 4 lists)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40 (1926) (on 3 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in D major (for the left hand) (1930) (on 5 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major (1931) (on 6 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35 (1933) (on 3 lists)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43 (1934) (on 9 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major (1945) (on 4 lists)

Music for cello and orchestra, including cello concertos

  • Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 (1765) (on 3 lists)
  • Luigi Boccherini: Cello Concerto No. 9 in Bb major (c. 1767-1773) (on 3 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 (1783) (on 3 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 (1850) (on 3 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 (1895) (on 9 lists)
  • Ernest Bloch: Schelomo: Rhapsodie Hébraïque for Violoncello and Orchestra (1916) (on 3 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (1919) (on 8 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in Eb major, Op. 107 (1959) (on 3 lists)

Other works for solo instrument(s) and orchestra

  • Tomaso Albinoni: 12 Concertos for Oboe and Strings, Op. 7 (1715) (on 3 lists)
  • Alessandro Marcello: Concerto for Oboe and Strings in D minor, Op. 1 (1725) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 (1791) (on 10 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in Eb major (1796) (on 7 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano in C Major (Triple Concerto), Op. 56 (1803) (on 5 lists)
  • Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73 (1811) (on 3 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), Op. 16 (1834) (on 4 lists)
  • Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra (1939) (on 6 lists)
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos: Guitar Concerto (1951) (on 3 lists)

Concerti grossi

  • Arcangelo Corelli: 12 Concerti Grossi, Op. 6 (1714) (on 4 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Six Brandenburg Concertos (1721) (on 14 lists)
  • Francesco Geminiani: Concerti Grossi, Op. 3 (1733) (on 3 lists)
  • George Frideric Handel: 12 Concerti Grossi, Op. 6 (1739) (on 4 lists)

Ballets and dance

  • Leo Delibes: Coppélia (1870) (on 3 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovksy: Swan Lake (1876) (on 10 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty (1889) (on 6 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovksy: The Nutcracker (1892) (on 12 lists)
  • Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (1910) (on 8 lists)
  • Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911; revised 1947) (on 8 lists)
  • Igor Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (1913) (on 13 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (1912) (on 7 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Ma mère l’Oye (piano version 1910; ballet 1912) (on 4 lists)
  • Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo (1915; revised 1916 and 1925) (on 4 lists)
  • Manuel de Falla: El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat) (1919) (on 5 lists)
  • Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella (1920) (on 3 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: La Valse for Orchestra (1920) (on 4 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Boléro (1928) (on 9 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (1935; revised 1940) (on 8 lists)
  • Aaron Copland: El Salón México (1936) (on 3 lists)
  • Aram Khachaturian: Gayane (1942) (on 6 lists)
  • Aaron Copland: Rodeo (1942) (on 6 lists)
  • Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring (1944) (on 9 lists)

Music for Plays and Movies (including concert suites)

  • Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Incidental Music, Op. 61 (1842) (on 10 lists)
  • Georges Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No. 1 (1872) (on 3 lists) (concert suite)
  • Georges Bizet (arr. by Ernest Guiraud): L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 (1879) (on 4 lists) (concert suite)
  • Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 (1888) (on 12 lists) (concert suite)
  • Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55 (1891) (on 11 lists) (concert suite)
  • Gabriel Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80 (1898) (on 3 lists) (concert suite)
  • Igor Stravinsky: Suite from Histoire du soldat (1919) (on 3 lists) (concert suite)
  • Kurt Weill: Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) (1928) (on 4 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60 (1933) (on 4 lists) (concert suite)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78 (1939) (on 3 lists) (concert suite)
  • Dmitry Kabalevsky: The Comedians, Op. 26 (1940) (on 3 lists) (concert suite)
  • Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story (1957) (on 5 lists)

Overtures

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84 (1810) (on 4 lists)
  • Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischutz Overture (1821) (on 3 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Overture, Op. 21 (1826) (on 10 lists)
  • Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon Overture (1826) (on 3 lists)
  • Gioachino Rossini: William Tell Overture (1829) (on 7 lists)
  • Hector Berlioz: Le corsaire Overture, Op. 21 (1844) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz von Suppé: Light Cavalry Overture (1866) (on 4 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Op. 49 (1880) (on 6 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 (1880) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81 (1880) (on 3 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Carnival Overture, Op. 92 (1891) (on 4 lists)

String Quartets

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 19 in C major, K. 465 “Dissonance” (1785) (on 4 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 1 (1796 or 1797) (on 6 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 2 “Fifths” (1796 or 1797) (on 7 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3 “Emperor” (1796 or 1797) (on 9 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 4 (1796 or 1797) (on 6 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 5 (1796 or 1797) (on 6 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 6 (1796 or 1797) (on 6 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18/4 (1799) (on 4 lists)
  • Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 66 in G major, Op. 77, No. 1 (1799) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6 in Bb major, Op. 18/6 (1800) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59 “Razumovsky” (1806) (on 6 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59 “Razumovsky”  (1806) (on 6 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 “Razumovsky” (1806) (on 6 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 in Eb major, Op. 74 “Harp” (1809) (on 5 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95, “Serioso” (1810) (on 5 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 12 in Eb major, Op. 127 (1824) (on 4 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A minor “Rosamunde”, Op. 29 (1824) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor “Death and the Maiden” (1824) (on 6 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13 in Bb major, Op. 130 (1825) (on 7 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C# minor, Op. 131 (1826) (on 11 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 (1825) (on 6 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 (1826) (on 4 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13 (1827) (on 4 lists)
  • Bedřich Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E minor “From My Life” (1876) (on 3 lists)
  • Alexander Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D major “Nocturne” (1881) (on 5 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: String Quartet (1893) (on 7 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 “American” (1893) (on 5 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F major (1903) (on 6 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 1 (1909) (on 6 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2 (1917) (on 6 lists)
  • Leoš Janáček: String Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata” (1923) (on 4 lists)
  • Alban Berg: Lyric Suite for String Quartet (1926) (on 5 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 3 (1927) (on 7 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 4 (1927) (on 10 lists)
  • Leoš Janáček: String Quartet No. 2 “Intimate Letters” (1928) (on 5 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 5 (1934) (on 7 lists)
  • Anton Webern: String Quartet (1938) (on 4 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 6 (1939) (on 6 lists)
  • Elliott Carter: String Quartet No. 1 (1951) (on 3 lists)
  • Elliott Carter: String Quartet No. 2 (1959) (on 3 lists)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110 (1960) (on 6 lists)
  • Elliott Carter: String Quartet No. 3 (1971) (on 3 lists)
  • Elliott Carter: String Quartet No. 4 (1986) (on 3 lists)

Other quartets

  • Oliver Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) (1941) (on 4 lists)

String quintets

  • Luigi Boccherini: String Quintets in E, Op. 11, Nos. 1-6 (1775) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K. 516 (1787) (on 5 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quintet No 3 in C major, K. 515 (1787) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D 956 (1828) (on 9 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: String Quintet No. 1 in G major (1882) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: String Quintet in F major, Op. 88 (1882) (on 3 lists)

Piano quintets

  • Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major “The Trout” (1819) (on 9 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in Eb major, Op. 44 (1842) (on 6 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 (1864) (on 6 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81 (1887) (on 3 lists)

Clarinet quintets

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581 “Stadler” (1789) (on 5 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115 (1891) (on 8 lists)

Trio sonatas

  • Arcangelo Corelli: 12 Trio Sonatas, Op. 1 (1681) (on 3 lists)
  • Arcangelo Corelli: 12 Trio Sonatas, Op. 2 (1685) (on 3 lists)
  • Arcangelo Corelli: 12 Trio Sonatas, Op. 3 (1689) (on 3 lists)
  • Arcangelo Corelli: 12 Trio Sonatas, Op. 4 (1694) (on 3 lists)

Piano trios

  • Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in G major “Gypsy” (1795) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 7 in Bb major, Op. 97 “Archduke” (1811) (on 6 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No. 1 in Bb major, D. 898 (1828) (on 4 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 (1882) (on 3 lists)

Piano sonatas

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Piano Sonata in B minor (c. 1742-1787) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 311 (1778) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331/300i (1783) (on 5 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique” (1798) (on 7 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C# minor “Moonlight” (1801) (on 11 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major “Waldstein” (1804) (on 6 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata” (1805) (on 7 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in Eb major, Op. 81a “Les Adieux” (1810) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 in Bb major, Op. 106 “Hammerklavier” (1819) (on 7 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109 (1820) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in Ab major, Op. 110 (1821) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 (1822) (on 6 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 21 in G major “Fantasie”, D. 894 (1826) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 21 in Bb major, D. 960 (1828) (on 7 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959 (1828) (on 4 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 18 in Bb major, D. 960 (1828) (on 3 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in Bb minor, Op. 35 (1839) (on 7 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 (1844) (on 7 lists)
  • Franz Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor (1853) (on 8 lists)
  • Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 53 (1907) (on 3 lists)
  • Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 7, Op. 64 “White Mass” (1911) (on 4 lists)
  • Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 68 “Black Mass” (1913) (on 4 lists)
  • Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 10, Op. 70 (1913) (on 4 lists)
  • Charles Ives: Piano Sonata No. 2 “Concord” (1915) (on 3 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7 in Bb major, Op. 83 “Stalingrad” (1942) (on 5 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8 in Bb major, Op. 84 (1944) (on 3 lists)
  • Pierre Boulez: Piano Sonata No. 2 (1948) (on 3 lists)

Other works for solo keyboard

  • Girolamo Frescobaldi: Toccatas and Partitas, First Book: Toccata No. 3 (1615) (on 3 lists)
  • Dietrich Buxtehude: Organ Works (between 1668 and 1707) (on 4 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (attribution in question): Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (1707?) (on 7 lists)
  • Domenico Scarlatti: Harpsichord sonatas (between 1719 and 1757) (on 7 lists)
  • George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite in D minor (1720) (on 3 lists)
  • George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite No. 5 in E major “The Harmonious Blacksmith” (1720) (on 3 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I (1722) (on 7 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue), BWV 1080 (c. 1740s) (on 4 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (1741) (on 12 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II (1742) (on 7 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Bagatelle in A minor “Für Elise” (c. 1810) (on 3 lists)
  • Carl Maria von Weber: Invitation to the Dance, Op. 65 (for piano, 1819, orchestration by Hector Berlioz, 1841) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: Fantasy in C major, D. 760 “Wanderer” (1822) (on 4 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120 (1823) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: 4 Impromptus for Piano, D. 899 (1827) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz Schubert: 4 Impromptus for Piano, D. 935 (1827) (on 3 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 1 (1830) (on 3 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10 (1832) (on 8 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Nocturnes, Op. 15 (1832) (on 6 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu in C# minor, Op. posth. 66 (1834) (on 4 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 2 (1834) (on 3 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Symphonic Studies (Études symphoniques), Op. 13 (1834) (on 3 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9 (1835) (on 7 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Nocturnes, Op. 27 (1835) (on 6 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor (1836) (on 6 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Fantasy in C major, Op. 17 (1836, revised 1839) (on 4 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 3 (1837) (on 3 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op. 16 (1838) (on 4 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: 4 Mazurkas, Op. 33 (1838) (on 3 lists)
  • Robert Schumann: Kinderscenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15 (1838) (on 3 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28 (1839) (on 8 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38 (1839) (on 4 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in Ab major, Op. 47 (1841) (on 4 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 4 (1841) (on 3 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 in Ab major, Op. 53 “Heroic” (1842) (on 6 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 (1842, revised 1843) (on 4 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Impromptu No. 3 in Gb major, Op. 51 (1842) (on 3 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 5 (1844) (on 3 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 6 (1845) (on 3 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 7 (1845) (on 3 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 8 (1845) (on 3 lists)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Waltz in Db major, Op. 64, No. 1 (1847) (on 4 lists)
  • Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (for piano, 1847; orchestration by Liszt and Franz Doppler, c. 1851) (on 5 lists)
  • Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 3 (1847) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz Liszt: Transcendental Études (1852) (on 3 lists)
  • Erik Satie: Trois Gymnopédies (1888) (on 3 lists)
  • Isaac Albéniz: Suite Española No. 1, Op. 47 (1889) (on 3 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque (1890, revised 1905) (on 5 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Seven Fantasias for Piano, Op. 116 (1892) (on 4 lists)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C# minor, Op. 3, No. 2 (1892) (on 5 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Three Intermezzi for Piano, Op. 117 (1892) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Six Pieces for Piano, Op. 118 (1893) (on 3 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Four Pieces for Piano, Op. 119 (1893) (on 3 lists)
  • Erik Satie: Six Gnossiennes (1897) (on 3 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte (1899) (on 4 lists)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Ten Preludes, Op. 23 (1903) (on 5 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Images, Set 1 (1905) (on 3 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Images, Set 2 (1907) (on 3 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (1908) (on 4 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Children’s Corner (1908) (on 3 lists)
  • Isaac Albéniz: Iberia (1909) (on 4 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Préludes, Book 1 (1910) (on 7 lists)
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Thirteen Preludes, Op. 32 (1910) (on 5 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Ma mère l’Oye (for piano, 1910; ballet, 1912) (on 4 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales, Op. 51 (for piano, 1911, for orchestra, 1912) (on 3 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Préludes, Book 2 (1913) (on 6 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Alborada del gracioso (1918) (on 3 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin, Op. 68a (1919) (on 3 lists)
  • Olivier Messiaen: Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jésus (1944) (on 3 lists)
  • Milton Babbitt: Three Compositions for Piano (1947) (on 3 lists)
  • John Cage: Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano (1948) (on 4 lists)
  • George Crumb: Makrokosmos (1979) (on 3 lists)
  • György Ligeti: Etudes for Piano, Book 1 (1985) (on 3 lists)
  • György Ligeti: Etudes for Piano, Book 2 (1994) (on 3 lists)

Violin sonatas

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major, Op. 12 (1798) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 12 (1798) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 3 in Eb major, Op. 12 (1798) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23 (1801) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 “Spring” (1801) (on 6 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 30 (1803) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 (1803) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30 (1803) (on 3 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47 “Kreutzer” (1803) (on 5 lists)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 96 (1812) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78 (1879) (on 4 lists)
  • Cesar Franck: Violin Sonata in A major (1886) (on 7 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100 (1886) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 (1887) (on 4 lists)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (for violin and piano, 1914; for orchestra, 1920)

Works for solo violin

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin (1720) (on 8 lists)
  • Niccolò Paganini: 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1 (1817) (on 5 lists)

Cello sonatas

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op. 69 (1808) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 (1865) (on 4 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 99 (1886) (on 4 lists)

Works for solo cello

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello (c. 1717-1723) (on 11 lists)

Other chamber music

  • Johann Pachelbel: Canon in D (c. 1680-1706) (on 5 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade #10 in Bb major “Gran Partita”, K. 361 (1781) (on 3 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525 “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”(1787) (on 10 lists)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in Eb major, Op. 20 (1825) (on 8 lists)

Works for lute

  • John Dowland: Works for Lute (between 1597 and 1612) (on 4 lists)

Other instrumental music

  • Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzoni for Brass Choirs (c. 1597-1612) (on 4 lists)
  • George Frideric Handel: The Water Music (1717) (on 11 lists)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069 (between 1725 and 1739) (on 8 lists)
  • Jean-Joseph Mouret: Fanfare-Rondeau, from Suite of Symphonies No. 1 (1729) (on 3 lists)
  • Georg Philipp Telemann: Tafelmusik (Musique de Table) (1733) (on 5 lists)
  • George Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks (1749) (on 9 lists)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in Eb major, K. 364 (1779) (on 6 lists)
  • Carl Maria von Weber: Invitation to the Dance, Op. 65 (for piano, 1819, orchestration by Hector Berlioz, 1841) (on 3 lists)
  • Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (for piano, 1847; orchestration by Liszt and Franz Doppler, c. 1851) (on 5 lists)
  • Johann Strauss I: Radetzky March, Op. 228 (1848) (on 4 lists)
  • Johann Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (1858) (on 3 lists)
  • Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain (for piano, 1867; orchestration by Rimsky-Korsakov, 1886) (on 9 lists)
  • Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a (1873) (on 3 lists)
  • Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (for piano, 1874; orchestration by Ravel, 1922) (on 9 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22 (1875) (on 3 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 (1878) (on 5 lists)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien, Op. 45 (1880) (on 4 lists)
  • Johann Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314 (The Blue Danube) (1866) (on 8 lists)
  • Émile Waldteufel: The Skater’s Waltz, Op. 183 (1882) (on 3 lists)
  • Emmanuel Chabrier: España, rhapsody for orchestra (1883) (on 3 lists)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals (1886) (on 9 lists)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Series II, Op. 72 (1886) (on 3 lists)
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 (1887) (on 3 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme For Orchestra, Op. 36 “Enigma Variations” (1899) (on 7 lists)
  • Claude Debussy: Nocturnes (1899) (on 7 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major, Op. 39 (1901) (on 6 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 2 in A minor, Op. 39 (1901) (on 6 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 3 in C minor, Op. 39 (1904) (on 6 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G major, Op. 39 (1907) (on 6 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole (1908) (on 5 lists)
  • Frederick Delius: Brigg Fair (1908) (on 4 lists)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1910; revised 1913 and 1919) (on 7 lists)
  • Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales, Op. 51 (for piano, 1911, for orchestra, 1912) (on 3 lists)
  • Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32 (1916) (on 9 lists)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (for violin and piano, 1914; for orchestra, 1920)
  • Leoš Janáček: Sinfonietta (1926) (on 6 lists)
  • Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 5 in C major, Op. 39 (1930) (on 6 lists)
  • Edgard Varèse: Ionisation (1931) (on 3 lists)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on ‘Greensleeves’ (1934) (on 5 lists)
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 (1936) (on 9 lists)
  • Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings (1936) (on 9 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (1936) (on 6 lists)
  • Zoltán Kodály: Variations on a Hungarian folk song (Peacock Variations) (1939) (on 3 lists)
  • Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man (1942) (on 7 lists)
  • Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra (1943) (on 9 lists)
  • Benjamin Britten: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 (1946) (on 5 lists)
  • Witold Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra (1954) (on 3 lists)
  • Remo Giazotto (attrib. to Tomaso Albinoni): Adagio in G minor for Strings and Organ (1958) (on 6 lists)
  • György Ligeti: Atmosphères (1961) (on 5 lists)
  • Terry Riley: In C (1964) (on 3 lists)
  • Toru Takemitsu: November Steps (1967) (on 3 lists)
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen: Mantra (1970) (on 3 lists)
  • Pierre Boulez: Rituel in Memoriam Bruno Maderna (1975) (on 4 lists)
  • Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians (1976) (on 3 lists)
  • Arvo Pärt: Tabula Rasa (1977) (on 4 lists)
  • Arvo Pärt: Fratres (1977) (on 3 lists)