Mighty, and famous symphonic pieces


RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES WAGNER
Stormy & mighty orchestra with symphonic brass & much heroism (1851).    2:08


NIGHT ON A BARE MOUNTAIN MUSSORGSKY
Threatening, demonic arrangement for orchestra & choir (1858).   2:26


ODE TO JOY BEETHOVEN
Final choral movement of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Builds all the way. (1824).     3:02


SYMPHONY NO. 40 IN G MINOR MOZART
Elegant, grand opening to Mozart’s Symphony No. 40. (1788). 1st Movement.   2:28


IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING GRIEG
Orchestral build from cumbersome trolls to frenetic climax. (1867).    2:13


HALLELUJAH CHORUS HANDEL
Final rousing chorus from Handel’s Messiah with orchestra & choir (1741).   2:21


WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE ROSSINI
Very fast orchestral chase. Fanfare into galloping mayhem.   2:41


FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLE BEE RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Frantic orchestral arrangement played at hair-raising speed (1899).    1:20


 

Elegant classical string quartet themes


SUNNY SIDE UP
Positive yet wistful string quartet with piano, celeste & banjo.   2:04


ROYAL GARDEN PARTY
Genteel string quartet minuet.   2:37


SLAPTANGO
Stealthy Argentine tango featuring marimba, body slaps & pizzicato strings.   2:16