Western classical music  2

chosen by Criticus

- Europe, Western classical music: from 1730 to early 20th century.

- previews: all links are temporary.

 

 

 

- the classical western music of the day:

  • Richard Wagner "Der Ring des Nibelungen"

 

 

 

  • Richard Wagner - "The Ride of the Valkyries" 

from "The Valkyrie"

  • Richard WAGNER (1813-1883) - Ouverture from "The Flying Dutchman" ("Der fliegende Holländer"), 1841.  preview
  • Richard WAGNER Tannhäuser Overture, 1845.  preview /  preview
  • Richard WAGNER - Tannhäuser Pilgrim's Chorus, 1845.  preview
  • Richard WAGNER Lohengrin: Bridal Chorus "Treulich Gefährt", 1848.  preview
  • Richard WAGNER "The Ride of the Valkyries" from "The Valkyrie", 1870.  preview / preview / preview
  • Richard WAGNER - "Der Ring des Nibelungen": Overture, 1874.  preview
  • Richard WAGNER The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Act III: "Dance of the Apprentices", 1876.  preview
  • Richard WAGNER Parsifal Overture, 1882.  preview
  • Jacques OFFENBACH  (1819-1880) - "Galop infernal", from "Orphée aux Enfers", 1858.  preview /  preview
  • Jacques OFFENBACH - Barcarolle, from "Les Contes d'Offmann", 1880.  preview
  • Anton BRUCKNER (1824-1896) - Symphony in D Minor, "Die Nullte", 1869.  preview
  • Anton BRUCKNER - Symphony No. 1, "Das kecke Beserl", 1865–1866.  preview
  • Anton BRUCKNER - Symphony No. 7, 1883–1885.  preview
  • Anton BRUCKNER - "Locus iste", 1869.  preview
  • Anton BRUCKNER - "Ave Maria" or "Offertorium", 1867.  preview
  • Anton BRUCKNER - Symphony No. 6, 1881.  preview
  • Anton BRUCKNER - Symphony No. 4, "Romantic", 1890. preview

 

 

 

 

  • Johann Strauss Jr. - "The Blue Danube"
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. (1825-1899) "An der schönen blauen Donau" ("On the Beautiful Blue Danube", or "The Blue Danube" Waltz), Op. 314, 1866.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Kaiser-Walzer" ("Emperor Waltz"), Op. 437, 1889.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Die Fledermaus": Ouverture, 1874.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Die Fledermaus" ("The Bat"), I-VII, 1874.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Frühlingsstimmen" ("Voices of Spring" Waltz) Op. 410, 1882.  preview / preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Wiener Blut" ("Vienna Blood Waltz"), 1873.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Rosen aus dem Süden" ("Roses from the South"), Op. 388, 1880.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Champagne-Polka", Op. 211, 1858.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Polka-schnell", Op. 297", 1865.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Persian March", Op. 289, 1864.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Figaro-Polka", Op. 320, 1867.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Sinngedichte" ("Epigrams"), Op. 1, 1844.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Sträußchen" ("Bouquets"), Op. 15, 1846.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Phönix-Schwingen" ("Wings of the Phoenix"), Op. 125, 1853.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Abschied von St. Petersburg" ("Farewell to Saint Petersburg"), Op. 210, 1858.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Italienischer Walzer" ("Italian Waltz"), Op. 407, 1882.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Revolutions-Marsch", Op. 54, 1848.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Debut-Quadrille", Op. 2, 1844.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Le beau Monde" ("Fashionable Society"), Op. 199, 1857.  preview
  • Johann STRAUSS JR. - "Napoleon", Op. 156, 1854.  preview
  • Anton RUBINSTEIN  (1829-1894) - "Six soirées à Saint-Petersburg", Op. 44, 1859-1860.  preview
  • Anton RUBINSTEIN - Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Minor, Op. 25, 1850-1858.  preview
  • Anton RUBINSTEIN - "Melody in F", 1858.  preview / preview
  • Anton RUBINSTEIN - Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 42, "Ocean", 1851.  preview
  • Anton RUBINSTEIN - "Two Melodies", Op. 3, 1851.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897) - Hungarian Dance No. 5: Allegro – Vivace, 1869.  preview / preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - "Ein deutsches Requiem", 1868.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Waltz No. 14, Op. 39, 1865.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Serenade No. 2, Op. 16, I-V, 1859.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Serenade No. 2, Op. 16: I, 1859.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Hungarian Dance No. 7, 1869.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Hungarian Dance No. 10, 1869.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Waltz No. 15, Op. 39, 1865.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Symphony No. 4, Op. 98, 1885.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Symphony No. 3, Op. 90, 1883.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a, 1873.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, for two pianos, Op. 56b, 1873.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101 , 1886.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - String Quartet No. 3, Op. 67, 1876.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34, 1864.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 1, 1853.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35, 1863.  preview
  • Johannes BRAHMS - Two Rhapsodies, Op. 79, 1879.  preview
  • Camille SAINT-SAËNS  (1835-1921) "Danse macabre", Op. 40, 1874.  preview / preview / preview
  • Camille SAINT-SAENS - Violin Concerto No. 3, 1880.  preview
  • Camille SAINT-SAENS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, 1863.  preview
  • Camille SAINT-SAENS Piano Conceto No. 2, I-III, 1868.  preview
  • Georges BIZET (1838-1875) - "Carmen", First Act, Prelude, "March of the Toreadors", 1875.  preview / preview / preview
  • Georges BIZET - "Carmen", I-IV, 1875.  preview / preview
  • Georges BIZET - "Les Pêcheurs de perles", I-III, 1863.  preview
  • Georges BIZET - "Roma Symphony", I-IV, 1860-1871.  preview
  • Georges BIZET - "Jeux d'enfants", 1871.  preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY (1839-1881) - "Boris Godunov", I-V, 1874.  preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "Night on Bald Mountain", 1866-1867.  preview / preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "Souvenir d'Enfance" ("Souvenir of Childhood"), 1857.  preview / preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "The Nursery", 1872.  preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "Pictures at an Exhibition", 1874.  preview / preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "Songs and Dances of Death", 1877.  preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "Khovanshchina", 1872-1880.  preview /  preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "The Destruction of Sennacherib", 1866-1867.  preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "The Nursery", 1868.  preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - "Songs and Dances of Death", 1875-1877.  preview / preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - Quasi fantasia "Au village", 1880.  preview
  • Modest MUSSORGSKY - Scherzo in C Sharp minor, 1858.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)"Swan Lake", I-IV, 1877.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "Sawn Lake", Op. 20: Act 2, No. 10, 1877.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "Waltz of the Flowers" from "The Nutcracker", 1891-1892.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "The Nutcracker", Op. 71, from Act II: "March", 1891-1892.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "The Nutcracker", Op. 71, from Act II: "Trepak", 1891-1892.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom", Op. 41: No. 6, "Hymn of the Cherubim", 1878.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "The Sleeping Beauty" from "Sawn Lake", Op. 20, 1877.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "Romeo and Juliet", 1869-1870. preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - Symphony No.1, "Winter Daydreams", Op. 13, 1866.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "The Seasons", Op. 37a, No. 6, "Barcarolle", 1875-1876.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - Six morceaux pour piano, Op. 51, No 5, 1882.  preview
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY - "Les Saisons" ("The Seasons"), Op. 37a, No. 6: "Juin" ("June"), Barcarolle, 1875-1876.  preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK (1841-1904) - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op. 95, 1893. preview / preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK - Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, 1895. preview / preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK - Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70, 1885. preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK - Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, 1890. preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK - "Slavonic Dance" in C Major, Op. 46, No. 1, 1878. preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK - "Slavonic Dance" in C Major, Op. 46, No. 8, 1878. preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK - Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53, 1879.  preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK - "Rusalka", Op. 114, I-III, 1901.  preview /  preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK - String Quartet in F major, Op. 96, "American Quartet", 1894.  preview
  • Antonín DVOŘÁK -  Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22, 1875.  preview
  • Emmanuel CHABRIER (1841-1894) - "Gwendoline", I-II, 1886.  preview
  • Emmanuel CHABRIER - "Souvenirs de Munich", 1885-1886.  preview / preview
  • Emmanuel CHABRIER - "Pièces pittoresques", 1881.  preview
  • Emmanuel CHABRIER - "España", rhapsody for orchestra, 1883.  preview
  • Emmanuel CHABRIER - "Cinq pièces pour piano", 1890.  preview
  • Emmanuel CHABRIER - "Joyeuse marche", 1890.  preview
  • Emmanuel CHABRIER - "Bourrée fantasque", 1891.  preview
  • Edvard GRIEG  (1843-1907) - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16, I-III, 1868.  preview
  • Edvard GRIEG - "In the Hall of the Mountain King", 1875.  preview
  • Edvard GRIEG - "Peer Gynt", Suite No. 1, Op. 46, 1878.  preview
  • Edvard GRIEG - "Dix-sept Danses paysannes norvégiennes", Op. 72, 1902.  preview
  • Edvard GRIEG - "Holberg Suite", Op. 40, "From Holberg's Time", 1884.  preview
  • Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908) "Flight of the Bumblebee", interlude from "The Tale of Tsar Saltan", Act III,  1900.  preview / preview / preview
  • Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - "Sheherazade", 1888.  preview
  • Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - "Great Russian Easter Overture", Op. 36, 1888.  preview
  • Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - "The Golden Cockerel", 1909.  preview / preview / preview
  • Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - "The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya", 1907.  preview / preview
  • Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - "Capriccio espagnol", Op. 34, 1887.  preview
  • Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - "The Snow Maiden", 1882.  preview
  • Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - "Sadko", 1898.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ  (1845-1924) Sonate pour violon et piano No. 1, 1877.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - "Thème et variations", Op. 73, I-XI, 1895.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - Requiem in D minor, Op. 48, 1890.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - Suite "Dolly", I-VI, Op.56 , 1897.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - "Nocturnes", I-XIIIpreview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - 4 Valses-caprices, Op. 30, 38, 59, 62, 1882-1894.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - "La Bonne Chanson", I-IX, Op. 61, 1892-1894.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - "Masques et bergamasques", Op. 112, Mov. I-IV, 1919.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - "Pelléas et Mélisande", Op. 80, 1898.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - "L’Élégie", Op. 24, 1880.  preview
  • Gabriel FAURÉ - "Pièces brèves", Op. 84, 1869-1902.  preview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA (1852-1909) - "Recuerdos de la Alhambra", 1896.  preview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA - Tangopreview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA - Estudio en forma de minuetopreview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA - "Danza mora"preview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA - "Capricho arabe" ("Arab Capriccio"), 1892.  preview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA - Four Mazurkaspreview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA - "Lagrima"preview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA - "La Alborada"preview
  • Francisco TÁRREGA - "Sueño"preview
  • Edward ELGAR  (1857-1934) - "Enigma Variations", Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, I-XV, 1898-1899.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op. 47, 1904-1905.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - "Salut d'Amour", Op. 12, 1888.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - Symphony No. 1, Op. 55, 1908.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - Symphony No. 2, Op. 63, 1911.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - "Falstaff", Symphonic Study in C minor, Op. 68, 1913.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61, 1905-1910.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - "Cockaigne In London Town" (the "Cockaigne Overture"), Op. 40, 1900-1901.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 8, 1920.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - "Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches", Op. 39, I-VI, 1901-1930.  preview
  • Edward ELGAR - "Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches", Op. 39: "March No. 1 in D", 1901-1930.  preview / preview / preview

 

 

 

 

  • Isaac Albéniz "Asturias", No. 5

from "Suite española", Op. 47

  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ (1860-1909) - "Asturias", No. 5 from "Suite española", Op. 47, 1887.  preview / preview
  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ - "Sevilla", No. 3 from "Suite española", Op. 47, 1887. preview
  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ - "Suite española", Op. 47, 1886. preview
  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ - "Tango", No. 2 from "España", Op. 165, 1893. preview
  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ - "España", Op. 165, 1893. preview
  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ - "Cantos de España" ("Chants d'Espagne"), Op. 232, 1892-1898. preview
  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ - "Iberia", 1905-1908. preview
  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ - "Navarra", 1907. preview
  • Isaac ALBÉNIZ - "Malagueña", No. 3 from "España", Op. 165, 1893. preview

 

  • Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911) - "Symphony No. 9", 1909-1910.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Das Lied von der Erde" ("The Song of the Earth"), 1908-1909.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen" ("Songs of a Wayfarer"), 1884-1897.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Symphony No. 1", "Titan", 1888-1896.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Symphony No. 2", "Resurrection Symphony", 1888-1894.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Symphony No. 3", 1893-1896.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Symphony No. 4", 1899-1900.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Symphony No. 5", 1901-1902.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Symphony No. 6", "Tragic", 1903-1904.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Symphony No. 7", "Chant de la nuit", 1904-1905.  preview
  • Gustav MAHLER - "Symphony No. 8", "Des Mille", 1906-1907.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918) - "Suite Bergamasque", Op. 37: I-IV, Prélude, Menuet, Clair de Lune, Passepied, 1890-1905.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Rêverie", 1890 ca., published in 1905.  preview preview / HQ compact disk
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "La Mer": I-III, Très lent, Allegro, Animé et tumultueux, 1903-1905.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Images pour Orchestre", 4 Suites: "Images inédites o oubliées" for piano solo: I-III, 1894; "Images – Première Série" for piano solo: I-III, 1901–1905; "Images – Deuxième Série" for piano solo: I-III, 1907; "Images" for orchestra: I-III, 1905-1912.  preview / HQ compact disk
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune", 1892-1894.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Pour le piano": I-III, 1894-1901.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Estampes": "Suite No. 1: Pagodes", "Suite No. 2: "La soirée dans Grenade", "Suite No.3: Jardins sous la pluie", 1903.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Deux Arabesques", No. 1-2, 1888-1891.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Danse", "Tarantelle styrienne", 1891.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Valse romantique", 1890-1891.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Children's Corner", 6 Pièces, I-VI, 1906-1908.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "L'Isle joyeuse", 1903-1904.  preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Masques", 1904-1905. preview
  • Claude DEBUSSY - "Syrinx", 1913. preview / preview / preview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is online since the 18th of May 2012. This website was created to publish online my ebook "Towards another habitat" on the contemporary architecture and urbanism. Later many other contents were added. For their direct or indirect contribution to its realisation, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella Todeschini, All the Amici di Marco Todeschini, Ecaterina Bagrin, Stefania Ciocchetti, Marcello Leonardi, Joseph Davidovits, Frédéric Davidovits, Rossella Sinisi, Pasquale Cascella, Carlo Cesana, Filippo Schiavetti Arcangeli, Laura Pane, Antonio Montemiglio, Patrizia Piras, Bruno Nicola Rapisarda, Ruberto Ruberti, Marco Cicconcelli, Ezio Prato, Sveva Labriola, Rosario Francalanza, Giacinto Sabellotti, All the Amici di Gigi, Ruth and Ricky Meghiddo, Natalie Edwards, Rafael Schmitd, Nicola Romano, Sergio Bianchi, Cesare Rocchi, Henri Bertand, Philippe Salgarolo, Paolo Piva, Norbert Trenkle, Gaetano Giuseppe Magro, Carlo Blangiforti, Mario Ludovico, Riccardo Viola, Giulio Peruzzi, Ahmed Elgazzar, and last but not least the kind Staff of 1&1. M.L.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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