Tatermarsch by Johannes Haarklou

https://youtu.be/9OU64-uk_3U TatermarschPoetic Piano Johannes Haarklou Johannes HaarklouOrchestralBorn: 13 May 1847, Førde, NorwayNationality: NorwegianDied: 26 November 1926, Oslo, Norway Haarklou was a composer, organist, conductor, and music critic. He attended Balestrand lærerskole followed by the Stord lærerskole, graduating in 1868. Haarklou studied the organ and harmony in Drammen, and in 1872 studied with Ludvig Mathias Lindeman … Continue reading Tatermarsch by Johannes Haarklou

Heart of Fire by Brian Easdale

https://youtu.be/Y597hYxTctk Heart of Fire1948Film and TV Brian Easdale Brian EasdaleOpera, Film and TV, Orchestral, ChoralBorn: 10 August 1909, Manchester, UKNationality: EnglishDied: 30 October 1995, London, UK Easdale was a composer of operatic, orchestral, film, and choral music. He was best known for his film music including Black Narcissus(1947), The Red Shoes (1948), and The Battle … Continue reading Heart of Fire by Brian Easdale

Unter Donner und Blitz by Johann Strauss II

https://youtu.be/Rk7p8P_1dj4 Unter Donner und Blitz1868Dance Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss IIClassicalBorn: 25 October 1825, Vienna, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 3 June 1899, Vienna, Austria Johann Strauss II was a composer of light music, dance music, and operettas. He was known as the Waltz King, having composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, and quadrilles, including ‘The Blue Danube’, Kaiser-Waltzer’, … Continue reading Unter Donner und Blitz by Johann Strauss II

Sentinel by Mike Oldfield

https://youtu.be/pMu9HySuuWY Sentinel1992New Age Mike Oldfield Mike OldfieldNew AgeBorn: 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, UKNationality: British Oldfield is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter, best known for his debut album Tubular Bells in 1973. Primarily a guitarist Oldfield also plays a range of instruments including keyboards and percussion, as well as doing vocals. Throughout his career, … Continue reading Sentinel by Mike Oldfield

The Battle of the River Plate by Brian Easdale

https://youtu.be/4t_yIWPZoek The Battle of the River Plate1956Film and TV Brian Easdale Brian EasdaleOpera, Film and TV, Orchestral, ChoralBorn: 10 August 1909, Manchester, UKNationality: EnglishDied: 30 October 1995, London, UK Easdale was a composer of operatic, orchestral, film, and choral music. He was best known for his film music including Black Narcissus(1947), The Red Shoes (1948), … Continue reading The Battle of the River Plate by Brian Easdale

Eljen a Magyar by Johann Strauss II

https://youtu.be/BW3uPD0suds Eljen a Magyar1869Dance Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss IIClassicalBorn: 25 October 1825, Vienna, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 3 June 1899, Vienna, Austria Johann Strauss II was a composer of light music, dance music, and operettas. He was known as the Waltz King, having composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, and quadrilles, including ‘The Blue Danube’, Kaiser-Waltzer’, and … Continue reading Eljen a Magyar by Johann Strauss II

Gabriel’s Oboe by Ennio Morricone

https://youtu.be/5Gvrp20_WXM Gabriel's Oboe1986Film and TV Ennio Morricone Ennio MorriconeFilm and TV/ClassicalBorn: 10 November 1928, Rome, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 6 July 2020, Selcetta, Italy Morricone was a composer, orchestrator, trumpet player, and conductor. He composed over 400 scores for film and television and over 100 classical works. The score to The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly … Continue reading Gabriel’s Oboe by Ennio Morricone

Der Zigeunerbaron by Johann Strauss II

https://youtu.be/h7IGagejBmo Der Zigeunerbaron1885Opera Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss IIClassicalBorn: 25 October 1825, Vienna, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 3 June 1899, Vienna, Austria Johann Strauss II was a composer of light music, dance music, and operettas. He was known as the Waltz King, having composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, and quadrilles, including ‘The Blue Danube’, Kaiser-Waltzer’, and ‘Tritsch-Tratsche-Polka’

Scythian Suite by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/pPYWZYhWuGw Scythian Suite1915Orchestral Sergei Prokofiev Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Prokofiev was a composer, pianist, and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include the ballet Romeo and … Continue reading Scythian Suite by Sergei Prokofiev

Rock Shop by Basil Poledouris

https://youtu.be/OoOBd7g4Mac Rock Shop1987Film and TV Basil PoledourisFilm and TVBorn: 21 August 1945, Missouri, USANationality: Greek-AmericanDied: 8 November 2006, California, USA Poledouris was a composer, conductor, and orchestrator of film and television scores, best known for his collaborative work John Milius and Paul Verhoeven. Among his best-known scores are Conan the Barbarian, Red Dawn, Robocop, The … Continue reading Rock Shop by Basil Poledouris

Piano Concerto No. 2 by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/6iGxsoN29G0 Piano Concerto No. 21913Early 20th Century Sergei Prokofiev Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Prokofiev was a composer, pianist and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include … Continue reading Piano Concerto No. 2 by Sergei Prokofiev

Caruso by Luciano Pavarotti

https://youtu.be/iJFI53qZ7xY Caruso1986Opera Lyrics by Lucio Dalla Qui dove il mare luccica,E tira forte il ventoSu una vecchia terrazzaDavanti al golfo di SurrientoUn uomo abbraccia una ragazza,Dopo che aveva piantoPoi si schiarisce la voce,E ricomincia il canto. Te voglio bene assaje,Ma tanto bene saiè una catena ormai,Che scioglie il sangue dint' 'e 'vvene sai. Vide le … Continue reading Caruso by Luciano Pavarotti

Eer ende lof heb d’aventuer by Martinus Fabri

https://youtu.be/ZVJhMOVqEZ8 Eer ende lof heb d'aventuer1300sRenaissance Martinus Fabri Martinus FabriRenaissanceNationality: North NetherlandishDied: May 1400 Fabri lived near the end of the Middle ages and is thought to have come from Flanders or the North Netherlands. Very little is known about his life apart from undated records from St Donatian church, Bruges and that he is … Continue reading Eer ende lof heb d’aventuer by Martinus Fabri

Rinaldo by Georg Frideric Handel

https://youtu.be/F-d9mGmJuG4 Rinaldo1711Opera Georg Frideric Handel Georg Frideric HandelClassicalBorn: 5 March 1685, Halle, GermanyNationality: German-EnglishDied: 14 April 1759, London, UK Handel was a Baroque composer who spent most of his career in London, becoming naturalized British in 1727. He was well known for his operas, oratorios, concerti grossi, organ concertos, and anthems. Handel trained in Halle … Continue reading Rinaldo by Georg Frideric Handel

Black Narcissus by Brian Easdale

https://youtu.be/D6gmpLodMlk Black Narcissus1947Film and TV Brian Easdale Brian EasdaleOpera, Film and TV, Orchestral, ChoralBorn: 10 August 1909, Manchester, UKNationality: EnglishDied: 30 October 1995, London, UK Easdale was a composer of operatic, orchestral, film, and choral music. He was best known for his film music including Black Narcissus(1947), The Red Shoes (1948), and The Battle of … Continue reading Black Narcissus by Brian Easdale

Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saëns

https://youtu.be/71fZhMXlGT4 Danse Macabre1874Orchestral Camille Saint-Saëns Camille Saint-SaënsClassicalBorn: 9 October 1835, Paris, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 16 December 1921, Algiers [El Djazaïr], Algeria Saint- Saëns was a composer, organist, pianist, and conductor of the Romantic era. Among his best-known works are the First Cello Concerto (1872), Danse Macabre (1874), and The Carnival of the Animals (1886).A musical prodigy, … Continue reading Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saëns

Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/oZ5WMZUbKy4 Peter and the Wolf1936Orchestral Sergei Prokofiev Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Prokofiev was a composer, pianist and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include the ballet … Continue reading Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev

Night Ride by Brian Easdale

https://youtu.be/KRSf6cHn4wU Night Ride1948Film and TV Brian Easdale Brian EasdaleOpera, Film and TV, Orchestral, ChoralBorn: 10 August 1909, Manchester, UKNationality: EnglishDied: 30 October 1995, London, UK Easdale was a composer of operatic, orchestral, film, and choral music. He was best known for his film music including Black Narcissus(1947), The Red Shoes (1948), and The Battle of … Continue reading Night Ride by Brian Easdale

Daisy Bell by Harry Dacre

https://youtu.be/_kd-xg2VZnk Daisy Bell1892Music Hall Harry Dacre Harry DacreMusic HallBorn: September 1857, Isle of ManNationality: BritishDied: 16 July 1922, London, UK Dacre was a songwriter best known for his song ‘Daisy Bell’. Born Frank Dean he chose to use the pen-names Harry Dacre or Henry Decker. Dacre’s first successful song was ‘The Ghost of Benjamin Binns.’ … Continue reading Daisy Bell by Harry Dacre

Cello Concerto by Edward Elgar

https://youtu.be/OPhkZW_jwc0 Cello Concerto1919Classical Edward Elgar Edward ElgarClassical, OrchestralBorn: 2 June 1857, Worcestershire, UKNationality: EnglishDied: 23 February 1934, Worcestershire, UK Elgar was a composer known for his works that have entered many English and International classical repertoires. Amongst his most famous compositions are orchestral works such as the Enigma Variations, Pomp and Circumstance Marches, and concertos … Continue reading Cello Concerto by Edward Elgar

Messiah by Georg Frideric Handel

https://youtu.be/71NCzuDNUcg Messiah1741Choral Georg Frideric Handel Georg Frideric HandelClassicalBorn: 5 March 1685, Halle, GermanyNationality: German-EnglishDied: 14 April 1759, London, UK Handel was a Baroque composer who spent most of his career in London, becoming naturalized British in 1727. He was well known for his operas, oratorios, concerti grossi, organ concertos, and anthems. Handel trained in Halle … Continue reading Messiah by Georg Frideric Handel

O Sole Mio by Luciano Pavarotti

https://youtu.be/eQSNVBLTXYY O Sole MioOpera Luciano Pavarotti Luciano PavarottiOperaBorn: 12 October 1935, Modena, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 6 September 2007, Modena, Italy Pavarotti was an operatic tenor who crossed over into popular music late in his career. He became one of the most loved and acclaimed tenors of all time. He gained international fame for the quality of … Continue reading O Sole Mio by Luciano Pavarotti

Notations: XI. Scintillant by Pierre Boulez

https://youtu.be/iYQFijoTmXY Notations: XI. Scintillant1945Post-war Classical Pierre Boulez Pierre BoulezPost-War ClassicalBorn: 26 March 1925, Montbrison, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 5 January 2016, Baden-Baden, Germany Boulez was a composer, conductor, writer and a founder of several musical institutions, including the Domaine, the IRCAM and the Lucerne Festival Academy. As one of the dominant figures of post-war classical music in … Continue reading Notations: XI. Scintillant by Pierre Boulez

Violin Concerto No.1 by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/SokXIbbfkrk Violin Concerto No.11917Orchestral Sergei Prokofiev Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Prokofiev was a composer, pianist, and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include the ballet Romeo … Continue reading Violin Concerto No.1 by Sergei Prokofiev

Brook Green Suite by Gustav Holst

https://youtu.be/rNG10firxwg Brook Green Suite1933English Folk Melody Gustav Holst Gustav HolstOrchestralBorn: 21 September 1874, Cheltenham, EnglandNationality: EnglishDied: 25 May 1934, London, England Holst was a composer, arranger, and teacher best known for his orchestral suite The Planets. He composed many other works across a range of genres. The product of many influences his distinctive compositional style … Continue reading Brook Green Suite by Gustav Holst

La zingara by Gaetano Donizetti

https://youtu.be/9FfxvddI90s La zingara1822Opera Gaetano Donizetti Gaetano DonizettiOperaBorn: 29 November 1797, Bergamo, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 8 April 1848, Bergamo, Italy Donizetti was a composer best known for almost 70 operas. He was one of the leading composers of the bel canto opera style, along with Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini, during the first half of the 19th … Continue reading La zingara by Gaetano Donizetti

The Dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar

https://youtu.be/rnwmVypRY-g The Dream of Gerontius1900Orchestral Edward Elgar Edward ElgarClassical, OrchestralBorn: 2 June 1857, Worcestershire, UKNationality: EnglishDied: 23 February 1934, Worcestershire, UK Elgar was a composer known for his works that have entered many English and International classical repertoires. Amongst his most famous compositions are orchestral works such as the Enigma Variations, Pomp and Circumstance Marches, … Continue reading The Dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar

America by Leonard Bernstein

https://youtu.be/I3-Sd1MPlhk America1957Musicals Leonard Bernstein Leonard BernsteinMusicals, OperaBorn: 25 August 1918, Massachusetts, USANationality: AmericanDied: 4 October 1990, New York, USA Bernstein was a composer, conductor, pianist, educator, author, and humanitarian. Consider among the most important conductors of his time Bernstein was the first American conductor to receive international acclaim. Best known for the musical West Side … Continue reading America by Leonard Bernstein

Sailor’s Hornpipe by Mike Oldfield

https://youtu.be/nlQ-T8w01oA Sailor's Hornpipe1973New Age Mike Oldfield Mike OldfieldNew AgeBorn: 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, UKNationality: British Oldfield is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, best known for his debut album Tubular Bells in 1973. Primarily a guitarist Oldfield also plays a range of instruments including keyboards and percussion, as well as doing vocals. Throughout his … Continue reading Sailor’s Hornpipe by Mike Oldfield

Maria by Leonard Bernstein

https://youtu.be/b3iZczZnOjA Maria1957Musicals Leonard Bernstein Leonard BernsteinMusicals, OperaBorn: 25 August 1918, Massachusetts, USANationality: AmericanDied: 4 October 1990, New York, USA Bernstein was a composer, conductor, pianist, educator, author, and humanitarian. Consider among the most important conductors of his time Bernstein was the first American conductor to receive international acclaim. Best known for the musical West Side … Continue reading Maria by Leonard Bernstein

Zdravitsa by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/Net9YgT7qMM Zdravitsa1939Orchestral Sergei Prokofiev Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Prokofiev was a composer, pianist and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include the ballet Romeo and Juliet, … Continue reading Zdravitsa by Sergei Prokofiev

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi

https://youtu.be/fYDI6MWkCW8 Rigoletto1851Opera Giuseppe Verdi Giuseppe VerdiOperaBorn: 10 October 1813, Le Roncole, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 27 January 1901, Milan, Italy Verdi was an opera composer; born to a provincial family of moderate means he developed a musical education with help of a local patron. He dominated the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino, … Continue reading Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi

La Plaisiers Ballet: Sarabande by Jean-Baptiste Lully

https://youtu.be/fJggcTHtD5Y La Plaisiers Ballet: Sarabande1655Baroque Jean-Baptiste Lully Jean-Baptiste LullyBaroqueBorn: 28 November 1632, Florence, ItalyNationality: FrenchDied: 22 March 1687, Paris, France Lully was a composer, instrumentalist, and dancer. He is considered a master of the French Baroque best known for his operas, Lully spent most of his career working in the French court of Louis XIV … Continue reading La Plaisiers Ballet: Sarabande by Jean-Baptiste Lully

Far Above the Clouds by Mike Oldfield

https://youtu.be/CJI7_-3PVCM Far Above the Clouds1999New Age Mike Oldfield Mike OldfieldNew AgeBorn: 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, UKNationality: British Oldfield is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, best known for his debut album Tubular Bells in 1973. Primarily a guitarist Oldfield also plays a range of instruments including keyboards and percussion, as well as doing vocals. … Continue reading Far Above the Clouds by Mike Oldfield

Winter Bonfire by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/ShdEDIEkB7I Winter Bonfire1950Orchestral Sergei Prokofiev Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Prokofiev was a composer, pianist and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include the ballet Romeo and … Continue reading Winter Bonfire by Sergei Prokofiev

Habanera by Maria Callas

https://youtu.be/EseMHr6VEM0 Habanera1962Opera Maria Callas Maria CallasOperaBorn: 2 December 1923, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 16 September 1977, Paris, France Callas was a soprano and one of the most influential opera singers of the 20th century. Critics acclaimed her bel canto technique, dramatic interpretations, and wide-ranging vocals. Ranging from classical opera to bel canto operas Callas’ musical … Continue reading Habanera by Maria Callas

War and Peace by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/p9maRdCdeV8 War and Peace1946Opera Sergei Prokofiev Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Prokofiev was a composer, pianist and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include the ballet Romeo … Continue reading War and Peace by Sergei Prokofiev

Domaines by Pierre Boulez

https://youtu.be/ysOXw9_sIlY Domaines1959/68Post-war Classical Pierre Boulez Pierre BoulezPost-War ClassicalBorn: 26 March 1925, Montbrison, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 5 January 2016, Baden-Baden, Germany Boulez was a composer, conductor, writer and a founder of several musical institutions, including the Domaine, the IRCAM and the Lucerne Festival Academy. As one of the dominant figures of post-war classical music in parallel with … Continue reading Domaines by Pierre Boulez

Pacha Mama by Mike Oldfield

https://youtu.be/S9SoF97hRwo Pacha Mama1999New Age Mike Oldfield Mike OldfieldNew AgeBorn: 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, UKNationality: British Oldfield is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, best known for his debut album Tubular Bells in 1973. Primarily a guitarist Oldfield also plays a range of instruments including keyboards and percussion, as well as doing vocals. Throughout his … Continue reading Pacha Mama by Mike Oldfield

Vissi d’arte by Maria Callas

https://youtu.be/Nk5KrlxePzI Vissi d'arte1964Opera Maria Callas Maria CallasOperaBorn: 2 December 1923, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 16 September 1977, Paris, France Callas was a soprano and one of the most influential opera singers of the 20th century. Critics acclaimed her bel canto technique, dramatic interpretations, and wide-ranging vocals. Ranging from classical opera toto bel canto operas Callas’ … Continue reading Vissi d’arte by Maria Callas

Piano Concerto No.1 by Johannes Brahms

https://youtu.be/rDhBywJ5zCU Piano Concerto No.11858Orchestral Johannes Brahms Johannes BrahmsRomanticBorn: 7 May 1833, Hamburg, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 3 April 1897, Vienna, Austria Brahms was a composer, pianist and conductor. He spent much of his professional life in Vienna. Brahms composed for orchestras, chamber ensembles, organ, piano and voice. A virtuoso pianist he premiered many of his own works … Continue reading Piano Concerto No.1 by Johannes Brahms

Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

https://youtu.be/4kXo9wcTihQ Fancy Free1946Ballet, Jazz Leonard Bernstein Leonard BernsteinMusicals, OperaBorn: 25 August 1918, Massachusetts, USANationality: AmericanDied: 4 October 1990, New York, USA Bernstein was a composer, conductor, pianist, educator, author, and humanitarian. Consider among the most important conductors of his time Bernstein was the first American conductor to receive international acclaim. Best known for the musical … Continue reading Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

Cantata The Hollow Men by Kees van Baaren

https://youtu.be/M3ubGwuizmc Cantata The Hollow Men1948Modernism Kees van Baaren Kees van BaarenModernismBorn: 22 October 1906, Enschede, NetherlandsNationality: DutchDied: 2 September 1970, Oegstgeest, Netherlands Van Baaren was a composer and teacher. He studied with Rudolph Breithaupt and Friedrich Koch at the Stern conservatory in Berlin from 1924-29, followed by Willem Piiper in the Netherlands from 1929. From … Continue reading Cantata The Hollow Men by Kees van Baaren

Heart of Courage by Two Steps from Hell

Two Steps From Hell Two Steps from Hell Founded by Thomas Bergersen and Nick Phoenix in 2006 Two Steps from Hell is a production music company based in California, USA. Predominantly know for movie and trailer music the company has supplied musical soundtracks to films including Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the X-Men … Continue reading Heart of Courage by Two Steps from Hell

Taurus II by Mike Oldfield

https://youtu.be/608zsOVzUic Taurus II1982New Age Mike Oldfield Mike OldfieldNew AgeBorn: 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, UKNationality: British Oldfield is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, best known for his debut album Tubular Bells in 1973. Primarily a guitarist Oldfield also plays a range of instruments including keyboards and percussion, as well as doing vocals. Throughout his … Continue reading Taurus II by Mike Oldfield

Emilia di Liverpool by Gaetano Donizetti

https://youtu.be/90gyxHWr7Rk Emilia di Liverpool1824Opera Gaetano Donizetti Gaetano DonizettiOperaBorn: 29 November 1797, Bergamo, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 8 April 1848, Bergamo, Italy Donizetti was a composer best known for almost 70 operas. He was one of the leading composers of the bel canto opera style, along with Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini, during the first half of the … Continue reading Emilia di Liverpool by Gaetano Donizetti

Beatrice and Bénédict by Hector Berlioz

https://youtu.be/xxCNTyw8SQA Beatrice and Bénédict1862Opera Hector Berlioz Hector BerliozRomanticBorn: 11 December 1803, La Côte-Saint-André, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 8 March 1869, Paris, France Berlioz was a composer and conductor of the Romantic era. His works include orchestral works, choral pieces, three operas and compositions of hybrid genres. As the eldest son of a provincial doctor, Berlioz was expected … Continue reading Beatrice and Bénédict by Hector Berlioz