Traditional music is often lauded for its elegant elegance, but its ability to connect with the listener is also a strength.
Here are seven of the most interesting and popular classical albums on the market.1.
Symphony No. 2, John Cage (1959)A classic classical album by John Cage, this is a masterclass in orchestral virtuosity, with the same kind of sophisticated, intricate textures that are characteristic of Cage’s later works.2.
Sinfonia, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1872)This classic album by Wolfgang Amadio Mozart is one of the finest pieces in classical music, and Mozart has also made a number of works that are also extremely influential in the 20th century.3.
The Marriage of Figaro, Carlo Allegri (1764)This Italian-German opera by Carlo Allegro has a strong and varied classical score, with numerous instrumental movements that create a very distinct and moving atmosphere.4.
The Sonata for violin and piano, Allegri, and others (1765)This is the only work by Allegri to be listed as an opera.5.
Tchaikovsky, Dmitri Shostakovich (1922)A masterclass on music theory, the sonata “Dmitri Shonka” by Shostakovskiy is an amazing piece of music that will be of interest to anyone who enjoys classical music.6.
Beethoven’s Sonatas, Johann Sebastian Bach (1818)This remarkable piece of Bach’s music is one the most complex and ambitious pieces of music in the history of classical music and was considered one of his most important works.7.
Chopin’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik,” Johannes Brahms (1845)This famous and beautiful piece of Chopin music is also an incredible piece of classical composition.
This is a list of some of the best classical albums, as well as some other popular classical music that you may enjoy.
The following list was compiled by Beryl O’Briens, Music Editor, from several sources, and is updated every Friday.
Please let us know if you have any questions, or if you’d like to add any additional works to the list.