What is California’s favorite piece of classical music? Let’s find out! Tune in all this week for the 2021 Classical California Ultimate Playlist! From 7AM to 7PM Monday – Friday, we’re playing California’s 250 favorite pieces back-to-back. See what made the list so far below. If you’re hungry for more, we’re taking you behind-the-music with a series of fun and informative blogs about the music you picked all week long. And follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more!

See what made the list below.

1. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #9
2. George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
3. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #7
4. Antonín Dvořák: Symphony #9 “From the New World”
5. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2
6. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #6 “Pastoral”
7. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #5
8. Claude Debussy: Clair de lune
9. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem
10. Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons
11. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto #5 “Emperor”
12. Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata & Fugue in d minor
13. Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
14. Bedřich Smetana: Ma Vlast: The Moldau
15. Maurice Ravel: Boléro
16. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #3 “Eroica”
17. Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
18. Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
19. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata #14 “Moonlight”
20. Johann Pachelbel: Canon in D
21. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine kleine nachtmusik
22. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #41 “Jupiter”
23. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
24. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
25. John Williams: Star Wars
26. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
27. Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
28. Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
29. Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus: Adagio
30. Camille Saint-Saëns: Symphony #3 “Organ”
31. Ennio Morricone: The Mission: Gabriel’s Oboe
32. Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1
33. George Frideric Handel: Messiah
34. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #3
35. Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
36. Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
37. Peter Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
38. Gustav Holst: The Planets
39. Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto
40. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
41. Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
42. Gustav Mahler: Symphony #2
43. John Barry: Out of Africa
44. Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
45. Alexander Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
46. John Williams: Jurassic Park
47. Arturo Márquez: Danzón #2
48. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro
49. Max Bruch: Violin Concerto
50. George Frideric Handel: Water Music
51. Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story
52. Joe Hisaishi: Howl’s Moving Castle: Merry-Go-Round
53. José Pablo Moncayo: Huapango
54. Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
55. Peter Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
56. Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
57. Igor Stravinsky: Rite of Spring
58. Koji Kondo: Legend of Zelda
59. Ludwig van Beethoven: Für Elise
60. Giacomo Puccini: Turandot: Nessun dorma
61. Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso
62. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #40
63. Bernard Hermann: Vertigo
64. Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet “Trout”
65. Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
66. Rachel Portman: Chocolat: Vianne Sets up Shop
67. Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre
68. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concertos (#1 stand-in)
69. Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
70. Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in b minor
71. Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka: Song to the Moon
72. Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins
73. Gustav Mahler: Symphony #5
74. Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt
75. Léo Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet
76. Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto
77. Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations
78. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata #8 “Pathetique”
79. Jules Massanet: Thais: Meditation
80. George Gershwin: An American in Paris
81. Tan Dun: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
82. Ludwig van Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
83. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute
84. Astor Piazzolla: Libertango
85. Johannes Brahms: German Requiem
86. Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
87. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #8
88. Igor Stravinsky: Firebird
89. Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto #4
90. Peter Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
91. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto #23
92. Jerry Goldsmith: Star Trek
93. Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio in g minor
94. Howard Shore: Lord of the Rings
95. Aaron Copland: Rodeo
96. Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto #1
97. Joe Hisaishi: Spirited Away
98. Johann Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz
99. John Williams: Harry Potter
100. Antonín Dvořák: String Quartet #12 “American”
101. Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto #2
102. Gioachino Rossini: William Tell Overture
103. George Gershwin: Concerto in F
104. John Williams: Schindler’s List
105. Scott Joplin: Pineapple Rag
106. Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasilieras
107. Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
108. Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto
109. Michael Giacchino: Up
110. Florence Price: Symphony #3
111. Nobuo Uematsu: Final Fantasy
112. Gustav Mahler: Symphony #1
113. Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome
114. Aram Khachaturian: Gayane: Sabre Dance
115. Franz Schubert: Symphony #8 “Unfinished”
116. Alexander Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
117. Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
118. Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto
119. Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint Georges: Symphony in G
120. Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser: Overture
121. Erik Satie: Gymnopedies
122. Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto
123. Johann Sebastian Bach: Sheep May Safely Graze
124. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony #2
125. Jean Sibelius: Symphony #2
126. Dmitri Shostakovich: Jazz Suite
127. Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
128. Johannes Brahms: Symphony #1
129. Ludovico Einaudi: Primavera
130. Franz Schubert: Symphony #9 “Great”
131. Charles Gounod: Faust: “Ah! je ris de me voir si belle”
132. Amy Beach: Gaelic Symphony
133. Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
134. Georges Bizet: Carmen
135. Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
136. Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto
137. Manuel Ponce: Estrellita
138. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #25
139. Claude Debussy: La Mer
140. Fanny Mendelssohn: Nocturne
141. Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony #6
142. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto #21 “Elvira Madigan”
143. Helen Jane Long: Echo
144. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #3
145. Margaret Bonds: Troubled water
146. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
147. William Grant Still: Afro-American Symphony
148. Florence Price: Fantasie Negre #2
149. Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite #1
150. Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture
151. Luigi Boccherini: Night Music of the Streets of Madrid
152. Alexander Borodin: Nocturne
153. William Grant Still: Summerland
154. Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme
155. Maria Theresia von Paradis: Sicilienne
156. Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves
157. Johannes Brahms: Symphony #3
158. Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto
159. Maurice Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
160. Claude Debussy: Arabesque
161. Johannes Brahms: Symphony #4
162. Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
163. Johann Sebastian Bach: Air on the G String
164. Carlos Chávez: Symphony #2 “Sinfonía India”
165. Caroline Shaw: To the Hands
166. Domenico Zipoli: Elevazione
167. Frédéric Chopin: Nocturnes, Op. 9 #2
168. Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto #1
169. Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
170. Leonard Bernstein: Candide
171. Ludovico Einaudi: Two Sunsets
172. Maurice Ravel: Daphnis & Chloe
173. Mica Levi: Jackie
174. Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony #5
175. Frédéric Chopin: Heroic Polonaise
176. George Frideric Handel: Xerxes: Largo
177. Yann Tiersen: Amelie
178. Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture
179. R. Nathaniel Dett: Juba Dance
180. Richard Wagner: Die Walkure: Ride of the Valkyries
181. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto #20
182. Frederick Delius: Florida Suite
183. Antonín Dvořák: Serenade for Strings
184. Howard Hanson: Symphony #2 “Romantic”
185. Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
186. Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto
187. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #5
188. John Williams: E.T.
189. Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony #5
190. Teresa Carreño: Mi Teresita Waltz
191. Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
192. Francisco Tárrega: Recuerdos de Alhambra
193. Henryk Górecki: Symphony #3
194. Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet #4 “Fandango Quintet”
195. Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto
196. Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo
197. Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
198. Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
199. Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
200. Alberto Ginastera: Dance of the Graceful Maiden
201. Georges Bizet: Pearl Fishers
202. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia concertante
203. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #2
204. John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark
205. Richard Wagner: Tristan and Isolde
206. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp
207. Sergei Prokofiev: Lieutenent Kije Suite
208. Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto #2
209. Hans Zimmer: Pirates of the Caribbean
210. Jacques Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann
211. Juventino Rosas: Sobre las Olas
212. Peter Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
213. Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana
214. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo alla turca
215. Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
216. Fanny Mendelssohn: May: Spring Song
217. Gabriel Fauré: Pavane
218. Peter Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
219. Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony #4 “Italian”
220. Johann Sebastian Bach: St. Matthew Passion
221. Franz Liszt: Les Preludes
222. Jean Sibelius: Symphony #5
223. Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty
224. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #39
225. Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4
226. Cecile Chaminade: Scarf Dance
227. Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem
228. Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
229. Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances
230. Aram Khachaturian: Masquerade
231. Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite
232. Elmer Bernstein: The Magnificent Seven
233. Felix Mendelssohn: Octet
234. George Enescu: Romanian Rhapsodies
235. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni
236. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
237.Johannes Brahms: Symphony #2
238. Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
239. Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
240. Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
241. Isaac Albéniz: Asturias
242. Jeremy Soule: Elder Scrolls: Skyrim
243. Johann Sebastian Bach: Sleepers Awake
244. Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
245. Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel
246. Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto #5 “Egyptian”
247. George Frideric Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
248. Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
249. Frédéric Chopin: Fantaisie Impromptu in c # minor
250. George Frideric Handel: Music for Royal Fireworks