Cello Concerto No. 1 in G minor by Dmitry Kabalevsky

https://youtu.be/Zn_NL3w3MOc Cello Concerto No. 1 in G minorClassical Dmitry KabalevskyOrchestral, Opera, Ballet, Chamber MusicBorn: 30 December 1904, Saint Petersburg, RussiaNationality: RussianDied: 14 February 1987, Moscow, Russia Dmitry Kabalevsky Kabalevsky was a composer and teach of aristocratic Russian descent. He was a prolific composer of piano and chamber music best known for his Second Symphony, ‘Galloping … Continue reading Cello Concerto No. 1 in G minor by Dmitry Kabalevsky

Die Worte des Erlösers am Kreuze by Joseph Haydn

https://youtu.be/OY2vixVCr1M Die Worte des Erlösers am Kreuze1785Classical Joseph HaydnClassicalBorn: 31 March 1732, Rohrau, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 31 May 1809, Vienna, Austria Joseph Hadyn Haydn was a composer of the Classical era and instrumental in the development of chamber music. He spent much of his career as a court musician for the remote estate of the Esterházy … Continue reading Die Worte des Erlösers am Kreuze by Joseph Haydn

Cello and Wind Instruments by Jacques Ibert

https://youtu.be/eqGvB0ZXwdU Cello and Wind Instruments1925Classical Jacques IbertModernismBorn: 15 August 1890, Paris, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 5 February 1962. Paris, France Jacques Ibert Ibert was a composer of classical music. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire and won the Prix de Rome, despite the interruption of active service in the First World War. Ibert is best known for … Continue reading Cello and Wind Instruments by Jacques Ibert

Caruso by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/6iBjxRy8acQ Caruso1994Classical Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Andrea Bocelli Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music festival with … Continue reading Caruso by Andrea Bocelli

Fnugg Blue by Øystein Baadsvik

https://youtu.be/mHMyrhilkdo Fnugg Blue2004Classical Øystein BaadsvikClassicalBorn: 14 August 1966, Trondheim, NorwayNationality: Norwegian Øystein Baadsvik Baadsvik is a tuba soloist and chamber musician. He began playing the tuba at the age of 15 at his school in Trondheim, Norway, and at 18 years old won first prize in a Norwegian nation competition for soloists. Baadsvik has performed … Continue reading Fnugg Blue by Øystein Baadsvik

Vers la Flamme by Alexander Scriabin

https://youtu.be/2D_fKQdwgY8 Vers la Flamme1914Classical Alexander ScriabinClassicalBorn: 6 January 1872, Moscow, RussiaNationality: RussianDied: 14 April 1915, Moscow, Russia Alexander Scriabin Scriabin was a composer and virtuoso pianist. In his earlier career, he was influenced by the Romantic music of Frédéric Chopin and composed his own music with a relatively tonal, Romantic idiom. In his later career, … Continue reading Vers la Flamme by Alexander Scriabin

The Celebrated Minuet by Luigi Boccherini

https://youtu.be/ASu_aXk8iv8 The Celebrated Minuet1771Classical Luigi BoccheriniClassicalBorn: 19 February 1743, Lucca, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 28 May 1805, Madrid, Spain Luigi Boccherini Boccherini was a composer and cellist of the Classical era. Even though he matured apart from the major European musical centres his music retained a courtly and galante style. He is best known for a minuet … Continue reading The Celebrated Minuet by Luigi Boccherini

The Carnival of the Animals: The Swan by Camille Saint-Saëns

https://youtu.be/Mvh4zEKG2zs The Carnival of the Animals: The Swan1886Classical Camille Saint-SaënsClassicalBorn: 9 October 1835, Paris, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 16 December 1921, Algiers [El Djazaïr], Algeria Camille Saint-Saëns 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 … Continue reading The Carnival of the Animals: The Swan by Camille Saint-Saëns

Il Mare Calmo Della Sera by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/Xjl156IBVGY Il Mare Calmo Della Sera1994Classical Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Andrea Bocelli Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th … Continue reading Il Mare Calmo Della Sera by Andrea Bocelli

On an Overgrown Path by Leoš Janáček

https://youtu.be/V280ixNS5Jc On an Overgrown Path1921Classical Leoš JanáčekFolk, OperaBorn: 3 July 1854, Hukvsldy, CzechiaNationality: CzechDied: 12 August 1928, Ostrava, Czechia Leoš Janáček Janáček was a composer, folklorist, musical theorist, teacher, and publicist, inspired by Moravian and other Slavic music to create a modern musical style. He devoted himself to folkloristic research until 1895. Janáček’s early musical … Continue reading On an Overgrown Path by Leoš Janáček

The Beautiful Blue Danube by André Rieu

https://youtu.be/XPSBLFhz8i8 The Beautiful Blue Danube2011Classical André RieuClassicalBorn: 1 October 1949, Maastricht, NetherlandsNationality: Dutch André Rieu Rieu is a violinist and conductor, probably best known for creating the Johann Strauss Orchestra. Along with his orchestra, Rieu has turned classical music into a world-touring concert act matching the success of some of the biggest pop and rock … Continue reading The Beautiful Blue Danube by André Rieu

Fnugg by Øystein Baadsvik

https://youtu.be/U0qIL2ie-VE Fnugg2005Classical Øystein BaadsvikClassicalBorn: 14 August 1966, Trondheim, NorwayNationality: Norwegian Øystein Baadsvik Baadsvik is a tuba soloist and chamber musician. He began playing the tuba at the age of 15 at his school in Trondheim, Norway, and at 18 years old won first prize in a Norwegian nation competition for soloists. Baadsvik has performed with … Continue reading Fnugg by Øystein Baadsvik

La Malagueña by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/INe9AXdVYys La Malagueña1999Classical Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Plácido Domingo Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily a Lirico-spinto … Continue reading La Malagueña by Plácido Domingo

Flute Sonata by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/hfJ9-HenydQ Flute Sonata1943Sonata Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Sergei Prokofiev 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 Flute Sonata by Sergei Prokofiev

Noche Azul by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/y9CRGq9rP5M Noche Azul1981Classical Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Plácido Domingo Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily a Lirico-spinto … Continue reading Noche Azul by Plácido Domingo

Cantique de Noël by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/V7uiqRCW6I8 Cantique de Noël1999Classical Plácido Domingo Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily a … Continue reading Cantique de Noël by Plácido Domingo

Barcelona by Montserrat Caballé with Freddie Mercury

https://youtu.be/Y1fiOJDXA-E Barcelona1988Classical Montserrat CaballéOperaBorn: 12 April 1933, Barcelona, SpainNationality: SpanishDied: 6 October 2018, Barcelona, Spain Montserrat Caballé Caballé was an operatic soprano. Covering a wide variety of roles, she is best known for performances in the works of Verdi and of the bel canto repertoire including works of Rossini and Bellini. Caballé’s voice has been … Continue reading Barcelona by Montserrat Caballé with Freddie Mercury

I Love Rossini by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/4oBVvym5MMs I Love Rossini1999Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music … Continue reading I Love Rossini by Andrea Bocelli

A Volte Il Cuore by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/JJUBBdp-Jxc A Volte Il Cuore1999Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo … Continue reading A Volte Il Cuore by Andrea Bocelli

Tarakihi by Kiri Te Kanawa

https://youtu.be/_leRke4oA5o Tarakihi1999Classical Kiri Te Kanawa Kiri Te KanawaOperaBorn: 6 March 1944, Gisborne, New ZealandNationality: New Zealander Te Kanawa is a retired opera singer best known for her full lyric soprano voice. She has received accolades from across the world, particularly for her performances of Mozart, Strauss, Handel, Puccini, and Verdi. In her later career, Te … Continue reading Tarakihi by Kiri Te Kanawa

Un Canto by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/7nJ5nWtkTBg Un Canto1999Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music festival … Continue reading Un Canto by Andrea Bocelli

Romanze by Johannes Haarklou

https://youtu.be/pKfIaSiCTE8 Romanze1905Classical 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 in … Continue reading Romanze by Johannes Haarklou

Rapsodia by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/NL_gwnnL3wU Rapsodia1994Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music festival with … Continue reading Rapsodia by Andrea Bocelli

Canto Della Terra by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/tWGjrFMC9lA Canto Della Terra1999Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music … Continue reading Canto Della Terra by Andrea Bocelli

La Luna Che Non C’é by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/iciubiWxVCc La Luna Che Non C'é1994Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th … Continue reading La Luna Che Non C’é by Andrea Bocelli

Per Amore by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/h3spzqDRx_I Per Amore1995Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music festival … Continue reading Per Amore by Andrea Bocelli

Magic by Kiri Te Kanawa

https://youtu.be/BOYee71P210 Magic1992Classical Kiri Te Kanawa Kiri Te KanawaOperaBorn: 6 March 1944, Gisborne, New ZealandNationality: New Zealander Te Kanawa is a retired opera singer best known for her full lyric soprano voice. She has received accolades from across the world, particularly for her performances of Mozart, Strauss, Handel, Puccini, and Verdi. In her later career, Te … Continue reading Magic by Kiri Te Kanawa

O Mare E Tu (w. Dulce Pontes) by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/VJ5mPzdfV14 O Mare E Tu (w. Dulce Pontes)1997Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of … Continue reading O Mare E Tu (w. Dulce Pontes) by Andrea Bocelli

Nel Cuore Lei by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/k2EOb82YshI Nel Cuore Lei1999Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music … Continue reading Nel Cuore Lei by Andrea Bocelli

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Suite Elisabethaine by Jacques Ibert

https://youtu.be/TMhPM-CvF_0 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Suite Elisabethaine1942Classical Jacques Ibert Jacques IbertClassicalBorn: 15 August 1890, Paris, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 5 February 1962. Paris, France Ibert was a composer of classical music. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire and won the Prix de Rome, despite the interruption of active service in the First World War. Ibert is best … Continue reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Suite Elisabethaine by Jacques Ibert

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

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

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

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

Rêverie by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/QRjllL-MP0U Rêverie1890Classical Claude Debussy Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was born to a … Continue reading Rêverie by Claude Debussy

In the Bleak Midwinter by Gustav Holst

https://youtu.be/-BNKmVmfdAo In the Bleak Midwinter1906Classical 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 is an example … Continue reading In the Bleak Midwinter by Gustav Holst

Serenade for Strings by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

https://youtu.be/DPBKukl0oc4 Serenade for Strings1880Classical, Romantic Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyClassical, RomanticBorn: 7 May 1840, Votkinsk, RussiaNationality: RussianDied: 6 November 1893, Saint Petersburg, Russia Tchaikovsky was a Romantic composer and the first Russian composer to make a lasting international impression. In 1884 Tsar Alexander III honoured him with a lifetime pension. Tchaikovsky was educated for … Continue reading Serenade for Strings by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Gardens in the Rain by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/AHDm-69mLO0 Gardens in the Rain1903Classical Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was born to … Continue reading Gardens in the Rain by Claude Debussy

Piano Concerto No. 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven

https://youtu.be/6zocO3Uoa_Y Piano Concerto No. 31803Classical Ludwig van BeethovenClassicalDecember 1770, Bonn, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 26 March 1827, Vienna, Austria Beethoven was a composer and pianist. He was a crucial figure in the transition between the classical and romantic eras in classical music, and arguably one of the greatest composers of all time. Born in Bonn, the capital … Continue reading Piano Concerto No. 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven

Cello Concerto by Robert Schumann

https://youtu.be/bVFn7Hvxxos Cello Concerto1850Classical Robert SchumannClassicalBorn: 8 June 1810, Zwickau, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 29 July 1856, Bonn, Germany Schumann was a composer, pianist, and music critic. Regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era, Schumann left the study of law to pursue a career as a pianist but a hand injury ended his dream. … Continue reading Cello Concerto by Robert Schumann

Die Forelle by Franz Schubert

https://youtu.be/NF9DrUXowBo Die Forelle1817Romantic Franz SchubertClassical, RomanticBorn: 31 January 1797, Vienna, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 19 November 1828,, Vienna, Austria Schubert was a composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras. He left behind a cast oeuvre despite his short life, including over 600 secular vocal works, 7 symphonies, sacred music, and a large collection of piano … Continue reading Die Forelle by Franz Schubert

Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn

Wedding March1842Classical https://youtu.be/4tDYMayp6Dk Felix MendelssohnClassicalBorn: 3 February 1809, Hamburg, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 4 November 1847, Leipzig, Germany Mendelssohn was a composer, pianist, organist, and conductor of the Romantic period. His compositions include concertos, symphonies, piano music, organ music, and chamber music. Among his best-known works are the overture and incidental music for A Midsummer’ Night Dream, … Continue reading Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn

Cello Concerto No. 1 by Joseph Haydn

Cello Concerto No. 11761Baroque https://youtu.be/mooB5Q-0FIE Joseph HaydnClassicalBorn: 31 March 1732, Rohrau, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 31 May 1809, Vienna, Austria Haydn was a composer of the Classical era and instrumental in the development of chamber music. He spent much of his career as a court musician for the remote estate of the Esterházy family. This isolated him … Continue reading Cello Concerto No. 1 by Joseph Haydn