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See what made the list below.

1. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #9 “Choral”
2. Antonin Dvorak: Symphony #9 “From the New World”
3. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #7
4. George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
5. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #6 “Pastoral”
6. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2
7. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #5
8. Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
9. Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
10. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata #14 “Moonlight”
11. Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune
12. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #41 “Jupiter”
13. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto #5 “Emperor”
14. John Williams: Star Wars: Main Title
15. Bedřich Smetana: Má vlast: The Moldau
16. Arturo Márquez: Danzon #2
17. Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
18. Howard Shore: Lord of the Rings
19. Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
20. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
21. George Gershwin: Concerto in F
22. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #3 “Eroica”
23. Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story
24. Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1
25. Astor Piazzolla: Libertango
26. John Barry: Out of Africa
27. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
28. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem
29. Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
30. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #40 in G minor
31. John Williams: Jurassic Park
32. Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
33. Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome
34. Ennio Morricone: The Mission: Gabriel’s Oboe
35. Gustav Holst: The Planets: Jupiter
36. Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio in g minor
37. Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
38. Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
39. Camille Saint-Saëns: Symphony #3 “Organ”
40. Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
41. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
42. Johann Pachelbel: Canon in D
43. Maurice Ravel: Bolero
44. José Pablo Moncayo: Huapango
45. George Frideric Handel: Music for Royal Fireworks
46. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #3
47. John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark: Raiders March
48. Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt
49. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
50. Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto
51. Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto
52. Joe Hisaishi: Spirited Away
53. Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto
54. George Frideric Handel: Messiah
55. Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
56. Dmitri Shostakovich: Jazz Suite
57. Peter Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
58. Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
59. Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
60. George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite #2
61. Alexander Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
62. Erik Satie: Gymnopedies
63. Gustav Holst: The Planets: Mars
64. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik
65. Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
66. Franz Liszt: Les Preludes
67. Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet “Trout”
68. Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
69. Jerry Goldsmith: Star Trek
70. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #25 in g minor
71. Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
72. George Gershwin: An American in Paris
73. Ludwig van Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
74. Ludovico Einaudi: Two Sunsets
75. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto #21
76. John Williams: E.T.
77. Peter Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
78. Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde – Liebestod
79. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute
80. Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Spring
81. Ludwig van Beethoven: Für Elise
82. Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto
83. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata #8 “Pathetique”
84. Léo Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet
85. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #39
86. Leonard Bernstein: Candide
87. Florence Price: Fantase Negre #2
88. Antonin Dvorak: Rusalka: Song to the Moon
89. Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
90. John Williams: Harry Potter
91. Giacomo Puccini: Turandot: Nessun dorma
92. Gustav Mahler: Symphony #9
93. Georges Bizet: Carmen
94. Florence Price: Symphony #3
95. Johann Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz
96. Franz Schubert: Symphony #8 “Unfinished”
97. Koji Kondo: Legend of Zelda
98. Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
99. Maria Theresia Von Paradis: Sicilienne
100. Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet
101. Johann Sebastian Bach: Sheep May Safely Graze
102. Max Bruch: Violin Concerto #1
103. Gustav Mahler: Symphony #1 “Titan”
104. Margret Bonds: Troubled Water
105. Juventino Rosas: Sobre Las Olas
106. Hans Zimmer and Klaus Badelt: Pirates of the Caribbean
107. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto #4
108. John Williams: Schindler’s List
109. Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
110. Helen Jane Long: Echo
111. Igor Stravinsky: Rite of Spring
112. William Grant Still: Symphony #1 “Afro-American”
113. Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations
114. Peter Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker
115. Tan Dun: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
116. Alberto Ginastera: Dance of the Graceful Maiden
117. Jean Sibelius: Symphony #2
118. Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
119. Michael Giacchino: Up
120. Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto #1
121. Ludovico Einaudi: Primavera
122. Isaac Albéniz: Mallorca
123. William Grant Still: Summerland
124. Manuel Ponce: Estrellita
125. Carlos Chávez: Symphony #2 “Sinfonía India”
126. Scott Joplin: Pineapple Rag
127. Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus: Adagio
128. Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
129. Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
130. Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto
131. Johannes Brahms: German Requiem
132. Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-George: Symphony in G
133. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #8
134. Jules Massenet: Thais: Meditation
135. Nobuo Uematsu: Final Fantasy
136. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony #2
137. Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
138. Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto #2
139. Gustav Mahler: Symphony #5 (Adagietto)
140. Gioachino Rossini: William Tell Overture
141. Claude Debussy: La Mer
142. Bela Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
143. Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Winter
144. Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite #3: Air on the G String
145. Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser – Overture
146. Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto
147. Jean Sibelius: Symphony #5
148. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro
149. John Lunn: Downton Abbey
150. Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet #12 “American”
151. Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves
152. Igor Stravinsky: Firebird
153. Johannes Brahms: Symphony #4
154. Fanny Mendelssohn: May: Spring Song
155. Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in b minor
156. Cecile Chaminade: Scarf Dance
157. Gabriel Lena Frank: An Andean Walkabout: VI. Coquetos
158. Reena Esmail: Saans
159. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto #20
160. Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
161. Johannes Brahms: Symphony #1
162. Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite #1
163. Bernard Hermann: Vertigo
164. Luigi Boccherini: Night Music of the Streets of Madrid
165. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
166. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #5
167. Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony #5
168. Joseph Haydn: Symphony #104 “London”
169. Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins
170. Caroline Shaw: To the Hands
171. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto #3
172. Gustav Mahler: Symphony #2 “Resurrection Symphony”
173. Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Hoe Down
174. Teresa Carreño: Mi Teresita Waltz
175. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #3
176. Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony #6 “Pathetique”
177. Peter Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
178. Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
179. Maurice Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
180. Johannes Brahms: Symphony #3
181. Maurice Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin
182. Howard Hanson: Symphony #2 “Romantic”
183. Gabriel Fauré: Pavane
184. Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme
185. Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto
186. Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso
187. Franz Schubert: Symphony #9 “Great”
188. Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Autumn
189. Johann Sebastian Bach: St. Matthew Passion
190. R. Nathaniel Dett: Juba Dance
191. Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre
192. Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto
193. Frederick Delius: Florida Suite
194. Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
195. Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Summer
196. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto
197. Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture
198. Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
199. Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne #2 in Eb Major (op 9)
200. Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
201. Ennio Morricone: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
202. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Deep River
203. Peter Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
204. Jeremy Soule: Skyrim
205. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #4
206. Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony #1 “Classical”
207. George Frideric Handel: Xerxes: Largo
208. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata #21 “Waldstein”
209. Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet #4 “Fandango Quintet”
210. Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto
211. Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
212. Gioachino Rossini: Thieving Magpie Overture
213. Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto #2
214. Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
215. Florence Price: Symphony #1
216. Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite
217. Jacques Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle
218. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
219. Inon Zur: Fallout 4
220. Yann Tiersen: Amelie
221. Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
222. Richard Wagner: Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
223. Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto
224. Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
225. Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Waltz
226. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto #1
227. George Frideric Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
228. Domenico Zipoli: Elevazione
229. Aram Khachaturian: Masquerade
230. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #1
231. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #2
232. Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana – Intermezzo
233. Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
234. Isaac Albeniz: Asturias
235. Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto #1
236. Giacomo Puccini: Madame Butterfly: Humming Chorus
237. Elmer Bernstein: The Magnificent Seven
238. Alexander Borodin: Nocturne
239. Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto
240. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #6
241. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
242. Maurice Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe
243. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto #2
244. Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
245. Johann Sebastian Bach: Sleepers Awake
246. Frédéric Chopin: Prelude “Raindrop” Op28 #15
247. Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem
248. Claude Debussy: Arabesque
249. Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto #2
250. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #4