Music Survey

>> Tuesday, March 14, 2006

I got tagged again, but this time it's a survey about my favorite classical music. This was a really difficult one guys! (I added the German Lieder category, btw). And since Steph stole all of the people that I could tag, the buck stops with me. Notice too, that with me, it's all about the Germans!

  1. Symphony:
    Beethoven's 9th, The Choral Symphony

  2. Piano Concerto:
    Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K491

  3. Violin Concerto:
    Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K216

  4. Concerto for any wind instrument (flute, clarinet, oboe, horn, etc):
    Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K622

  5. Concerto for two or more soloists:
    Mozart's Simphonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K364

  6. Overture or other short classical work (less than 12 minutes long):
    Mozart's Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro

  7. Piano Sonata:
    Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 8, Op. 6 in C Minor ("Pathètique")

  8. Other unaccompanied:
    Bach's Suite for Unaccompanied Cello No. 2

  9. Sonata with accompaniment or other music for only two instruments:
    Mozart's Sonata for piano and violin in E minor, K304

  10. Trio:
    Beethoven's Piano Trio No. 4 in D Major, Op. 70 No. 1 ("Ghost")

  11. String Quartet:
    Mozart's String Quartet in C Major, No. 19, K465 ("Dissonance")

  12. Other Quartet:
    Mozart's Adagio & Fugue in C Minor for String Quartet, K546

  13. Quintet:
    Quintet Opus 114, "Trout", Franz Schubert

  14. Other chamber music:
    Mozart's Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, K493

  15. Latin choral work (Mass, Requiem, Stabat Mater, etc.):
    Faure Requiem
    Mozart's Solemn Vespers, K339
    Mozart's "Great" Mass in C minor, K427
    Mozart's Requiem in D minor, K626
    Orff's Carmina Burana
    Bach's Mass in B minor

  16. Choral work in a language other than Latin:
    Brahms' Deutsches Requiem
    Handel's Messiah

  17. Opera:
    Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro

  18. Classical work composed after 1950 (other than movie music):
    John Rutter's Gloria

  19. Classical work composed before 1650:
    Motet: O Domine Jesu Christe, Tomas Luis de Victoria

  20. Classical vocal work:
    Mozart's concert aria, Ch'io mi scordi di te? K505

  21. Lieder:
    Mozart's Abendempfindung, Trennungslied, An Chloe, Das Traumbild
    Franz Schubert's Du bist die ruh
    Johannes Brahms' Zigeunerlieder, Wie Melodien
    Beethoven's An Die Ferne Geliebte
    Franz Liszt's Es muss ein Wunderbares sein
    Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder

  22. Movie Score:
    Maurice Jarre's Lawrenece of Arabia

  23. TV Theme:
    Howard Goodall's Psalm 23 (Theme from The Vicar of Dibley)

  24. Song (Rock, Blues, Country or other):
    La Chanson De Vieux Amants by Jaque Brel, sung by Judy Collins
    Dream a Little Dream of Me, sung by Mama Cass

  25. Guitar or Lute, classical:
    Rodrigo's Fandango

  26. Goofy novelty song:
    Benjamin Britten's arrangement of the English folk song, Oliver Cromwell

  27. Bonus (anything you'd like to add that wasn't on the list):
    Ravi Shankar/Andre Previn: Concerto for Sitar & Orchestra
    Queen Latifah's The Dana Owns Album (Jazz)
    Any Rachmaninoff piano concerto
    Canteloube's Chants d' Auvergne
    Handel's Lascia ch'io pianga from Rinaldo

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