A Question of Heaven by Iced Earth

The time is close now, the end is near My walk through the valley, trails of fear I feel empty, my penance overdue, I guess it's too late now to be with you I'm extremely frightened of what will surely be I sold myself, the death of me I know you can't forgive me I know I'm on my own, I've betrayed you I walk alone...

Quiet Life by Japan

Boys, now the times are changing The going could get rough Boys, would that ever cross your mind Boys, are you contemplating Moving out somewhere Boys, will you ever find the time?...

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

Damien by Iced Earth

So the beast resides in me Deep down I always knew I never really did fit in So diverse from all of you Let him who comprehends Know the number of the beast It's a number of a man A number just for me...

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

California by U2

California Then we fell into the shiny sea The weight that drags your heart down Well, that's what took me Where I need to be Which is here, out on Zuma Watching you cry like a baby California, at the dawn You thought would never come But it did like it always does...

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

Night Train by Guns n Roses

Loaded like a freight train Flyin' like an aeroplane Feelin' like a space brain One more time tonight (look out) Well, I'm a west coast struttin' One bad mother Got a rattlesnake suitcase Under my arm Said I'm a mean machine Been drinkin' gasoline And honey you can make my motor hum I got one chance left In a nine live cat I got a dog eat dog sly smile I got a Molotov cocktail With a match to go I smoke my cigarette with style An I can tell you honey You can make my money tonight...

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