Building a Collection


This section is being built up on a weekly basis to introduce you to classical music. It will eventually contain 100 masterpieces that will form a comprehensive introduction to classical music across all periods and genres.

It will not be a ranked list of the best 100 works! It will be ordered to provide variety and interest for the listener as the library grows and to form the basis of a wide ranging collection of some of the world’s finest music. Collect, enjoy and explore!

Works 1 – 10

Works 11 – 20

Works 21 – 30

Works 31 – 40

Our latest addition is ….

Work 40: Bizet: Carmen

Teresa Berganza (Carmen), Plácido Domingo (Don Jose), Sherrill Milnes (Escamillo), Ileana Cotrubas (Micaela), Yvonne Kenny (Frasquita), Alicia Nafé (Mercédès), Robert Lloyd (Zuniga), Stuart Harling (Moralès), London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
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