11:18 am
Mon November 8, 2010

WRTI Classical Countdown 2010: A List of Your Top 30 Classical Works

We counted down your top 30 classical works on WRTI over Labor Day Weekend.

Did you guess any of the 30 works that made the list?
Could you predict that the WRTI #1 favorite classical piece was Beethoven's Symphony No. 9?

We hope you enjoyed this special weekend of programming!

A big thank you to everyone who voted during the first three weeks of August! -->

The 2010 WRTI Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown

Here's Last Year's List of Your Top 30 Classical Works:

30) Gabriel Faure: Pavane, Op. 50

29) Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor

28) Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 3


28) Ludwig van Beethoven: "Choral Fantasy"

27) Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

26) Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei

25) Richard Wagner: TRISTAN UND ISOLDE: Prelude & Liebestod

24) Modest Moussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

23) Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major

22) Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

21) Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring

20) Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings

19) Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto Op. 8, No. 1 - 4 "The Four Seasons"

18) Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

17) Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5

16) Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2

15) Giacomo Puccini: GIANNI SCHICCHI: "O Mio Babbino Caro"

14) Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1

13) Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 - "Eroica"

12) Richard Wagner: GOTTERDAMMERUNG - "Siegfried's Funeral Music"

11) Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor


11) Richard Wagner: GOTTERDAMMERUNG: "Brunhilde's Immolation"

10) Gaetano Donizetti: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR - "Sulla Tomba"

9) Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

8) Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1


8) Bedrich Smetana: Ma Vlast: No. 2 Vltava (The Moldau)

7) Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2


7) Giacomo Puccini: TURANDOT: "Nessun Dorma"

6) Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

5) Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"

4) Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque: No. 3 "Clair de lune"


4) Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6

3) Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3

2) Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2


2) Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9

1) Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9