1 Jan 2020

Settling the Score: Your 100 favorite classical pieces of 2019

From Settling the Score, 5:50 pm on 1 January 2020

New Zealand favorite piece of classical music for 2019 is:

The Grand March from Aida by Giuseppe Verdi

 

Giuseppe Verdi - Aida poster - Hippodrome Opera Company

Photo: Public Domain

Ranking 

Work 

VERDI: Grand March from Aida 

STRAUSS: Four Last Songs 

K JENKINS: The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace 

10 

PART: Spiegel im Spiegel 

11 

12 

BIZET: Au fond du temple saint, from The Pearl Fishers 

13 

14 

15 

HAYDN: The Creation 

16 

ALLEGRI: Miserere mei, Deus 

17 

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis 

18 

19 

20 

21 

22 

23 

24 

25 

HAYDN: Cello Concerto No 1 in C HobVIIb/1 

26 

27 

28 

29 

30 

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D Op 61 

31 

32 

33 

FAURE: Cantique de Jean Racine 

34 

35 

36 

37 

38 

39 

40 

BACH: St Matthew Passion 

41 

MAXWELL DAVIES: Farewell to Stromness 

42 

43 

BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia 

44 

45 

46 

GORECKI: Symphony No 3, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs 

47 

SIBELIUS: Finlandia 

48 

49 

BACH: Mass in B minor 

50 

51 

52 

53 

BACH: Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV565 

54 

55 

PURCELL: When I am laid in earth, from Dido & Aeneas 

56 

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 14 in C# minor, Moonlight 

57 

DVORAK: Song to the moon, from Rusalka 

58 

59 

SIBELIUS: Karelia Suite 

60 

61 

62 

JENNINGS: Bat 

63 

64 

SCHUBERT: Notturno in Eb D897 

65 

66 

67 

SATIE: Gymnopédies 

68 

69 

CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor Op 11 

70 

HAYDN: Trumpet Concerto in Eb HobVIIe/1 

71 

72 

73 

LILBURN: Four Canzonas 

74 

JENNINGS: The Leading Violinist (tied with All the World’s A Stage) 

75 

76 

77 

78 

TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture 

79 

HAYDN: Symphony No 94 in G, Surprise 

80 

LAURIDSEN: Lux Aeterna 

81 

82 

83 

WAGNER: Die Walküre 

84 

85 

86 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No 1 in Bb minor Op 23 

87 

DELIBES: Flower Duet, from Lakmé 

88 

SAINT-SAENS: Danse macabre 

89 

HAMILTON: The Moon is Silently Singing 

90 

91 

COPLAND: Appalachian Spring 

92 

93 

94 

DEBUSSY: Suite bergamasque 

95 

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No 4 in G Op 58 

96 

ALBINONI: Adagio in G minor 

97 

98 

KHACHATURIAN: Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia, from Spartacus 

99 

WIDOR: Toccata, from Symphony No 5 in F minor 

100