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   Bach
       Air on the G String, from Suite No.3 in D (Bach) Violin

1    Air on the G String, from Suite No 3 in D

       Aria from Goldberg Variations BWV 988 (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Aria from Goldberg Variations BWV 988

       Art of the Fugue BWV 1080 (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Art of the Fugue BWV 1080

       Brandenburg Concerto No.1, 1st movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BMV 1048, 1st movement (Bach)

1    First theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BMV 1048, 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D 1st movement (Bach)

1    Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D 1st Movt

       Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D 3rd Movt

       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 1st movement (Bach) Violin

1    Main theme

       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 2nd movement (Bach) Violin

1    Main theme

       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 3rd movement (Bach) Violin

1    Main theme

       Jesu Joy of Man's desiring (Bach) Organ ChoirVoices

1    Jesu Joy of Man's desiring


2    This is the choral theme, played by a trumpet. It fits contrapuntally with the initial triplet theme, played on the oboes.

       Mass in B minor BWV 232 Credo (Bach)

1    The Credo starts with the tenors accompanied by cellos with a walking bass line.

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Et Incarnatus Est (Bach)

1    The altos enter first with this theme, followed contrapuntally by the other voices in turn.

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Gloria (Bach)

1    Trumpets start the main theme, later taken up by the chorus

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Kyrie Eleison (Bach)

1    Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Kyrie Eleison

       Minuet from Anna Magdalena's Notebook (Bach) Piano

1    Minuet from Anna Magdalena's Notebook

       Minuet from French Suite No.3, BWV 814 (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Minuet from French Suite No 3, BWV 814

       Oh Jesu so Meek (Bach) ChoirVoices

1    Main tune

       Organ Chorale Wachet Auf - Sleepers awake! (Bach)

1    Organ Chorale Wachet Auf - Sleepers awake!


2    The hymn-like chorale tune, accompanied by the faster flowing tune played here by the strings.

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 1st movement (Bach) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in D BWV 1054 1st Movt

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 2nd movement (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 3rd movement (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Prelude in C BWV846a from The Well-Tempered Clavier (Bach) Piano

1    Prelude in C BWV846a from The Well-Tempered Clavier

       Suite No.2 in B minor for flute and strings, 8th movement 'Badinerie'. (Bach) Flute Strings

1    Main theme

       Three-Part Invention No.12 in A (Bach) Flute Clarinet Bassoon

1    Main theme

       Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565 (Bach) Organ

1    Toccata - very slow and dramatic


2    Fugue - very fast and energetic

       Two-Part Invention No.1 in C (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Two-Part Invention No 1 in C

       Two-Part Invention No.13, in A minor. (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Two-Part Invention No.14 in Bb (arranged 'jazzy') (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Invention in Bb no 14 (arranged 'jazzy')

       Two-Part Invention No.2 in C minor (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Two-Part Invention No 2 in C minor

       Two-Part Invention No.3 in D (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Two-Part Invention No.4 in D minor (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Two-Part Invention No.5 in Eb (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Two-Part Invention No.8 in F (Bach) Clavichord

1    Two-Part Invention No 8 in F

       Violin Concerto in A minor BMV 1041 - 3rd movement (Bach) Violin

1    Main tune


   Beethoven
       Bagatelles Op 126, No.1 (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme

       Bagatelles Op 126, No.2 (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme

       Bagatelles Op 126, No.3 (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme

       Bagatelles Op 126, No.4 (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme

       Bagatelles Op 126, No.5 (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme

       Bagatelles Op 126, No.6 (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme

       Coriolan Overture Opus 62 (Beethoven)

1    Sombre, dramatic introduction on strings


2    Main tune, quaver passage on violins

       Egmont Overture Op 84 (Beethoven) Cello

1    A slow and sombre first theme


2    The second theme is a bit livelier, but still fairly dark in mood.

       Fidelio Overture Op 72b (Beethoven) French Horn

1    Fidelio Overture Op 72b

       Für Elise (Beethoven) Piano

1    Für Elise

       Leonora Overture No.3 Op 72a (Beethoven)

1    This is the bold principal theme, tutti with plenty of brass.


2    A quieter secondary theme on woodwinds

       Minuet in G (Beethoven) (Beethoven) Piano

1    Main tune

       Piano Concerto No.1 in C, Op 15 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    1st theme is played by strings.


2    2nd theme

       Piano Concerto No.1 in C, Op 15 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 1 in C, Op 15 2nd Movt 1st theme

       Piano Concerto No.1 in C, Op 15 3rd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 1 in C, Op 15 3rd Movt 1st theme


2    Piano Concerto No 1 in C, Op 15 3rd Movt 2nd theme

       Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb, Op 19 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb, Op 19 1st Movt

       Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb, Op 19 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb, Op 19 2nd Movt

       Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb, Op 19 3rd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb, Op 19 3rd Movt

       Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op 37 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37 1st Movt 1st theme


2    2nd theme, still by the orchestra.

       Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op 37 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    First Theme

       Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op 37 3rd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37 3rd Movt

       Piano Concerto No.4 in G, Op 58 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 4 in G, Op 58 1st Movt 1st theme


2    This 2nd theme is played firstly, by the orchestra as the main exposition, after which it is taken up and elaborated by the piano.

       Piano Concerto No.4 in G, Op 58 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 4 in G, Op 58 2nd Movt

       Piano Concerto No.4 in G, Op 58 3rd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1     This 1st cheerful theme opens on the piano.


2    This 2nd lively theme is played by the strings.


3    This 3rd energetic theme is played by the piano.

       Piano Concerto No.5 in Eb Op 73 'Emperor' 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    The first theme is strong and noble, as befits an emperor.

       Piano Concerto No.5 in Eb Op 73 'Emperor' 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    This placid theme in the key of B major, is introduced by the strings.


2    Entry of piano, playing simple scale passages over simple tonic/dominant chord sequences played by the orchestra, mainly strings.

       Piano Concerto No.5 in Eb Op 73 'Emperor' 3rd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    This vigorous theme competes with the main theme of the first movement for the top spot as best-known tune from this concerto.


2    The rondo's second theme (Theme B) is introduced by piano scales


3    The piano plays the main tune of theme B in this rondo movement.

       Piano Sonata No.01 1st movement (Op 2 No 1) (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Piano Sonata No.01 2nd movement - adagio (Op 2 No 1) (Beethoven) Piano

1    Main theme

       Piano Sonata No.01 3rd movement- minuet (Op 2 No 1) (Beethoven) Piano

1    The minuet is in the home key of F minor


2    The trio is in the tonic major key of F major

       Piano Sonata No.01 4th movement (Op 2 No 1) (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme in the minor key (F minor)


2    Second theme in the relative major key of Ab

       Piano Sonata No.02 1st movement (Op 2 No.2) (Beethoven) Piano

1    first theme


2    second theme

       Piano Sonata No.02 2nd movement (Op 2 No.2) (Beethoven) Piano

1    Main theme

       Piano Sonata No.02 3rd movement (Op 2 No.2) (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme


2    Second theme, in the tonic minor

       Piano Sonata No.02 4th movement (Op 2 No.2) (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme


2    Second theme, tonic minor

       Piano Sonata No.08 in C minor Op 13 "Pathetique" 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    This introduction, marked Grave, is extraordinarily dramatic and sombre.


2    This is the main theme of this sonata, played extremely fast, at an enormous contrast to the slow introduction.


3    This is the sub theme of the 1st movement, a happier mood prevailing as Beethoven moves through major keys of Db then Eb.

       Piano Sonata No.08 in C minor Op 13 "Pathetique" 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme, a well-loved peaceful tune in Ab major.


2    Second theme switches into Ab minor.

       Piano Sonata No.08 in C minor Op 13 "Pathetique" 3rd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme returns to the home key of C minor.


2    The second theme is a more cheerful scale passage tune in Eb major


3    The third theme is a bold tune in Bb.

       Piano Sonata No.14 in C# minor - Moonlight 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    This triplet figure sets the mood and forms the accompaniment.


2    This is the main theme, heard above the triplet accompaniment pattern.

       Piano Sonata No.14 in C# minor - Moonlight 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Piano Sonata No.14 in C# minor - Moonlight 3rd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    A fast and furious arpeggio passage opens this movement


2    Second theme

       Piano Sonata No.19 in G minor Op 49 No.1, 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Sonata in G minor Op 49 No 1, 1st Movt.


2    This 2nd theme is in the relative major key of Bb, and brings the exposition to a close, after it has been repeated.

       Piano Sonata No.20 in G Opus 49 No.2 - 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Piano Sonata in G Opus 49 No 2


2    This is the 2nd theme of the exposition, which has modulated to the dominant key of D major. It last 32 bars, ending in D major.

       Piano Sonata No.20 in G Opus 49 No.2 - 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano

1    Main theme, a leisurely tune in triple time.

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 11 for piano, clarinet and cello - 1st movement (Beethoven) Piano Clarinet Cello

1    Piano Trio in Bb Op 11 for piano, clarinet and cello - 1st Movt

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 11 for piano, clarinet and cello - 2nd movement (Beethoven) Piano Clarinet Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 11 for piano, clarinet and cello - 3rd movement (Beethoven) Piano Clarinet Cello

1    Theme and variations - 3rd Movt

       Piano Trio No.7 in Bb Archduke 1st Movement (Beethoven) Piano Violin Cello

1    Piano Trio No 7 in Bb Archduke 1st Movement

       Prometheus Overture Op 43 (Beethoven) Oboe Strings Flute

1    Slow introduction


2    Fast energetic high passage in the dominant key, G.

       Rondo for Violin and Piano in G major, WoO 41 (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Rondo in G


2    Theme B of the rondo


3    Theme C of the rondo

       String Quartet in C Op59 No.3 "Rasoumowsky" 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Main theme, after slow introduction.

       String Quartet in C Op59 No.3 "Rasoumowsky" 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in C Op59 No.3 "Rasoumowsky" 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in C Op59 No.3 "Rasoumowsky" 4th movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in Eb Op 127 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet in Eb Op 127 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in Eb Op 127 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in Eb Op 127 4th movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet in F major Op 18 No.1 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet in F major Op 18 No.1 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Main tune

       String Quartet in F major Op 18 No.1 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in F major Op 18 No.1 4th movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    Blindingly fast main theme

       String Quartet in G major Op 18 No.2 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet in G major Op 18 No.2 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    First theme is slow and lyrical


2    Second theme is much livelier

       String Quartet in G major Op 18 No.2 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    First theme - scherzo


2    Second theme - trio

       String Quartet in G major Op 18 No.2 4th movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet No.8 in E minor Op 59 No.2 "Rasoumovsky" 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    String Quartet No 8 in E minor Op 59 No 2 "Rasoumovsky" 1st Movt

       String Quartet No.8 in E Minor Op 59 No.2 "Rasoumovsky" 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    String Quartet No 8 in E Minor Op 59 No 2 "Rasoumovsky" 2nd Movt

       String Quartet No.8 in E Minor Op 59 No.2 "Rasoumovsky" 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    String Quartet No 8 in E Minor Op 59 No 2 "Rasoumovsky" 3rd Movt


2    The 2nd theme switches into the tonic major key of E major.

       String Quartet No.8 in E Minor Op 59 No.2 "Rasoumovsky" 4th movement (Beethoven) Violin Viola Cello

1    String Quartet No 8 in E Minor Op 59 no 2 "Rasoumovsky" 4th Movt

       Symphony No.1 in C, Op 21 1st movement (Beethoven)

1    Slow introduction to 1st movement


2    Faster principal theme of 1st movement


3    Second theme


4    Third theme, modulating into the dominant.

       Symphony No.1 in C, Op 21 2nd movement (Beethoven)

1    Graceful tranquil first theme, with canonical entries.


2    Second theme continues the pastoral flavour but modulating into the dominant C major.


3    Third theme, with lively triplet figures.

       Symphony No.1 in C, Op 21 3rd movement Menuetto (Beethoven)

1    First theme, very fast, definitely a scherzo even though marked menuetto.


2    Second theme on oboes alternating with violins.

       Symphony No.1 in C, Op 21 4th movement (Beethoven)

1    Very lively first theme


2    Second theme modulates into the dominant, G major.

       Symphony No.2 in D, Op 36 1st movement (Beethoven)

1    Slow intro to 1st movt


2    First principal theme


3    second main theme

       Symphony No.2 in D, Op 36 2nd movement (Beethoven)

1    first theme


2    2nd theme


3    3rd theme


4    4th theme


5    5th theme

       Symphony No.2 in D, Op 36 3rd movement (Scherzo) (Beethoven)

1    first theme -Scherzo (Haydn would have called it a minuet)


2    second theme - trio.

       Symphony No.2 in D, Op 36 4th movement (Beethoven)

1    First theme


2    second theme


3    third theme

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Eroica 1st movement (Beethoven) French Horn Pizzicato Strings

1    First theme, introduced by the cellos.


2    Second theme, thrown from oboes to clarinets, to flutes, and to first violins.


3    Third theme, started on clarinets and taken up by the oboes.

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Eroica 2nd movement (Funeral March) (Beethoven) French Horn Pizzicato Strings

1    The solemn C minor theme of the 2nd Movt is a funeral march.


2    The 2nd theme is in Eb major, on the first violins, continuing the solemn and sombre atmosphere of this movement.

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Eroica 3rd movement (Beethoven) French Horn Pizzicato Strings

1    The 'minuet' part of this fast scherzo - part A


2    After the alternating notes, theme B arrives


3    The trio part of this scherzo played on the horns.

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Eroica 4th movement (Beethoven) French Horn Pizzicato Strings

1    First main theme, pizzicato strings, will be bass for next theme.


2    Second theme, on oboes, then picked up by first violins, in counterpoint with theme 1

       Symphony No.4 in Bb Op 60 1st movement (Beethoven)

1    Introduction, adagio, pianissimo and sombre in Bb minor, on strings, with chordal woodwinds.


2    A contasting allegro vivace with a burst on the violins.


3    The bassoons introduce this new tune in F minor


4    This new bright tune starts on the clarinet and is thrown around the woodwinds.

       Symphony No.4 in Bb Op 60 2nd movement (Beethoven)

1    After a one bar rhythmic introduction by the 2nd violins, the first violins play this graceful tune.

       Symphony No.4 in Bb Op 60 3rd movement (Beethoven)

1    The first violins play this tune at a ripping pace, 100 dotted minims per minute!


2    This is the main theme of the trio, woodwinds alternating with violins.

       Symphony No.4 in Bb Op 60 4th movement (Beethoven)

1    A brisk violin passage starts the 4th movement.


2    Violins also play this 2nd tune, echoed almost immediately by the woodwinds.

       Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op 67 1st Movement (Beethoven) French Horn Viola Cello

1    Symphony No 5 in C minor, Op 67 1st Movement


2    This variation on the opening "fate motif" is played by the French Horns.


3    This is the true second theme

       Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op 67 2nd movement (Beethoven) French Horn Viola Cello

1    First theme, a lovely melody on the violas and cellos.


2    Second theme,firstly quietly on clarinets and bassoons, then triumphantly in C major by the full orchestra.

       Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op 67 3rd movement (Beethoven) French Horn Viola Cello

1    First theme, pianisssimo on cellos and basses.


2    Second theme, 12 repeated notes, forte, on the horns, but the harmony by the strings modulates from C minor to Eb major..


3    Third theme, (the 'trio') in C major, starts with an energetic quaver passage on cellos and basses.

       Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67 4th movement (Beethoven) French Horn Viola Cello

1    This 4th movement starts with a blazing fortissimo tutti, in C major, with powerful but simple tonic/dominant chords.


2    The 2nd theme is stated on the woodwinds with the French Horns, still in Beethoven's characteristic bold dominant-tonic fashion.


3    The 3rd theme, on strings, employs ascending triplet patterns, in the modulated key of G major.


4    the 4th theme is in the dominant key of G, played by the clarinets and bassoons.


5    The 5th theme is introduced forte on the bassoons, then taken up piano by the horns.

       Symphony No.6 in F, Op 68 (Pastoral) 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin

1    Happy feelings are expressed in this first theme, first violins, then conversing with 2nd violins.


2    Second theme, first then second violins playing broken dominant and tonic chords, having modulated into the dominant.


3    Third theme, still violins, forte, still in the dominant key of C major.


4    Fourth theme, woodwinds, piano, still in the dominant key of C major.

       Symphony No.6 in F, Op 68 (Pastoral) 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin

1    Upper first theme, on first violins


2    Lower first theme, simultaneous with upper theme, played by 2nd violins.


3    Second theme


4    Third theme


5    Fourth theme on violas, a tune that seems to go round and round.

       Symphony No.6 in F, Op 68 (Pastoral) 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin

1    First theme on strings, a brisk scherzo tune in 3/4 time.


2    The second theme flows more smoothly, but still at an enegetic pace, and in a very distant key.


3    the third theme


4    Fourth theme

       Symphony No.6 in F, Op 68 (Pastoral) 4th movement (Beethoven) Violin

1    There's a storm brewing! Pianissimo 2nd violins start this tune against a backdrop of cellos and basses playing threatening semi-quaver tremoloes deep down.


2    The 1st violins start this fragmentary theme, which conveys a sense of alarm with its emphasis on diminished 5ths.


3    By the time this bold diatonic tune in F minor appears, the storm has reached its climax, and the orchestral tutti are all in full fortissimo.

       Symphony No.6 in F, Op 68 (Pastoral) 5th movement (Beethoven) Violin

1    Peace has returned to the countryside after the storms, and the pastoral mood is captured by this incredibly simple but memorable tune exploring the notes of the tonic, dominant and subdominant triads.


2    Second theme, another peaceful pastoral tune.

       Symphony No.7 in A Op 92 1st movement (Beethoven) Oboe

1    This is the slow introduction to the first movement. The tune on the oboe is punctuated by massive chords on the strings.


2    This is a continuation of the slow introduction, with a new tune on the oboe.


3    This cheerful vivace theme on flutes is preceded by an opening passage of repeated dotted quavers which set the rhythm. The violins take it up fortissimo.


4    This jolly 6/8 tune on the violins continues the Sicilian flavour.


5    This heroic new theme played by the strings with enthusiastic bursts from the horns, takes us to new heights of satisfaction, contentment and gaiety.

       Symphony No.7 in A Op 92 2nd movement (Beethoven) Oboe

1    Theme 1. These starting repeated low notes on the viola are underlaid by the cello with some chordal variations.


2    Theme 2. The viola then climbs a little with a sombre tune in A minor.


3    Theme 3. Violas and cellos play this sad tune in unison, against the 2nd violins who take up theme 2.


4    This section in which the clarinets introduce a new theme, is a little brighter.

       Symphony No.7 in A Op 92 3rd movement (Presto) (Beethoven) Oboe

1    This presto scherzo movement opens with this theme played by energetic strings and woodwinds.


2    The 'trio' of the 3rd movement, played on clarinets, is marked 'assai meno presto'.

       Symphony No.7 in A Op 92 4th movement (Beethoven) Oboe

1    This very busy tune on the strings is preceded by 4 bars of huge tutti chords.


2    This grand tune played by all is dominated by the brass.

       Symphony No.8 in F Op 93 1st movement (Beethoven)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme


5    Fifth theme

       Symphony No.8 in F Op 93 2nd movement (Beethoven)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme

       Symphony No.8 in F Op 93 3rd movement (Beethoven)

1    Tutti main theme led by violins


2    The 'trio' of the scherzo movement is led by the french horns.

       Symphony No.8 in F Op 93 4th movement (Beethoven)

1    This very lively triplet theme is played by the violins.


2    Second theme


3    A more leisurely theme forms a contrast


4    Fourth theme

       Symphony No.9 in D minor Op 125 'Choral' 1st movement (Beethoven) ChoirVoices

1    This is an incredibly dramatic opening theme, firmly establishing the D minor tonality.


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme

       Symphony No.9 in D minor Op 125 'Choral' 2nd movement (Beethoven) ChoirVoices

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme, on horns.


4    Fourth theme, on violins in counterpoint with horns theme 3.

       Symphony No.9 in D minor Op 125 'Choral' 3rd movement (Beethoven) ChoirVoices

1    theme 1


2    Theme 2 is a flowing tune on the violins.

       Symphony No.9 in D minor Op 125 'Choral' 4th movement (Beethoven) ChoirVoices

1    Dramatic introduction to the 4th movement.


2     'Ode to Joy' theme, introduced pianissimo by the double basses.


3    The men's voices introduce this third theme.


4    Fourth theme, a vocal quartet.


5    Fifth theme, the orchestra starts its build-up for the climax of the work.


6    Ode to Joy theme, by violins, in mid phrase, where the first note is repeated as a syncopated tie over a bar-line.


7    Ode to Joy theme, as introduced by the bass solo, with minims replaced by 2 crotchets in two places to fit the words..

       Violin Concerto 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin

1    Theme 1. This tune is quietly played by the oboes, clarinets and bassoons, then taken up later by the strings.


2    Theme 2, introduced by the woodwinds. This is the best-known tune from Beethoven's violin concerto.


3    Violin solo entrance. The soloist has a very long wait before playing this fairly dramatic opening theme.


4    The soloist plays this tune in a very high register. It is a variation on theme 1 introduced at the start by the orchestra.


5     At long last the soloist gets a chance to play the most recognizable tune from this movement, theme 2, which was introduced by the orchestra at bar 43.

       Violin Concerto 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin

1    Violin Concerto 2nd Movt

       Violin Concerto 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin

1    Violin Concerto 3rd Movt

       Violin Romance No.1 in G major Op 40 (Beethoven) Violin

1    The beautiful main theme on the violin.

       Violin Romance No.2 in F Op 50 (Beethoven) Violin

1    Violin Romance No 2 in F Op 50

       Violin Sonata No.2 in A major Op 12 No.2, 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Main theme

       Violin Sonata No.2 in A major Op 12 No.2, 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    main theme

       Violin Sonata No.2 in A major Op 12 No.2, 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Main theme

       Violin Sonata No.5 in F Op 24 "Spring" 1st movement - Allegro (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Violin Sonata No 5 in F Op 24 "Spring" 1st Movt - Allegro

       Violin Sonata No.5 in F Op 24 "Spring" 2nd movement - Adagio (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Violin Sonata No 5 in F Op 24 "Spring" 2nd Movt - Adagio

       Violin Sonata No.5 in F Op 24 "Spring" 3rd movement - Scherzo (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Violin Sonata No 5 in F Op 24 "Spring" 3rd Movt - Scherzo

       Violin Sonata No.5 in F Op 24 "Spring" 4th movement - Rondo (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Violin Sonata No 5 in F Op 24 "Spring" 4th Movt - Rondo

       Violin Sonata No.8 in G Op 30 No.3. 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    main theme

       Violin Sonata No.8 in G Op 30 No.3. 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Main theme

       Violin Sonata No.8 in G Op 30 No.3. 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Main theme

       Violin Sonata No.9 in A "Kreutzer". 1st movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    Introduction. Solo violin, double-stopping, then piano solo in minor key.


2    First principal theme, in a livelier tempo.

       Violin Sonata No.9 in A "Kreutzer". 2nd movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    First theme

       Violin Sonata No.9 in A "Kreutzer". 3rd movement (Beethoven) Violin Piano

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


   Brahms
       Academic Festival Overture Op.80 (Brahms) French Horn Trumpet

1    Opening theme


2    Wir hatten gebauet ein stattliches Haus (We have built a stately house)


3    Third theme


4    Alles schweige! (Hört, ich sing das Lied der Lieder)


5    Fuchsenritt (Was kommt dort von der Höh') (What comes from afar?)


6    Sixth theme 'Gaudeamus Igitur'

       Concerto in A minor for violin and cello Op 102 1st mvt (Brahms) Violin Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Concerto in A minor for violin and cello Op 102 2nd mvt (Brahms) Violin Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Concerto in A minor for violin and cello Op 102 3rd mvt (Brahms) Violin Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Hungarian Dance No.1 in G minor (Brahms) Strings

1    Main theme

       Hungarian Dance No.2 in D minor (Brahms) Strings

1    Main theme

       Hungarian Dance No.3 in F major (Brahms) Strings

1    main theme

       Hungarian Dance No.4 in F minor (Brahms) Strings

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Hungarian Dance No.5 in F# minor (Brahms) Strings

1    First theme, in the minor


2    Second theme, in tonic major

       Hungarian Dance No.6 in Db major (Brahms) Strings

1    Main theme

       Liebslieder Waltz No.6 (Brahms)

1    Liebslieder Waltz No 6

       Op. 118, No.2: Intermezzo in A (Brahms) Piano

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb 1st movement (Brahms) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb 1st Movt

       Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb 2nd movement (Brahms) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb 2nd Movt

       Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb 3rd movement (Brahms) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb 3rd Movt

       Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb 4th movement (Brahms) Piano

1    First theme


2     This 2nd theme is also used by Brahms in one of his love songs for 4 part choir and piano duet, his famous "Liebslieder".

       Piano Trio No.1 in B major Opus 8 1st movement (Brahms) Violin Cello Piano

1    First theme

       Piano Trio No.1 in B major Opus 8 2nd movement (Brahms) Violin Cello Piano

1    Sprightly scherzo-like theme in the relative minor.


2    More lyrical 2nd theme, back in B major.

       Piano Trio No.1 in B major Opus 8 3rd movement (Brahms) Violin Cello Piano

1    Stately slow theme introduced with high chords by the piano

       Piano Trio No.1 in B major Opus 8 4th movement (Brahms) Violin Cello Piano

1    Sombre first theme by the cello


2    Piano takes up the confident second theme

       Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op 87 1st movement (Brahms) Violin Cello Piano

1    First theme

       Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op 87 2nd movement (Brahms) Violin Cello Piano

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op 87 3rd movement (Brahms) Violin Cello Piano

1    First theme starts in the tonic minor


2    Second theme returns to C major

       Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op 87 4th movement (Brahms) Violin Cello Piano

1    Main theme

       Symphony No.1 in C minor Op 68 1st movement (Brahms)

1    a slow chromatic introduction

       Symphony No.1 in C minor Op 68 2nd movement (Brahms)

1    main theme

       Symphony No.1 in C minor Op 68 3rd movement (Brahms)

1    first theme

       Symphony No.1 in C minor Op 68 4th movement (Brahms)

1    Main theme

       Symphony No.2 in D 1st movement (Brahms)

1    The first theme is a stately tune on horns, with the cellos and basses holding a solid foundation. They are soon joined by the woodwind.


2    This 2nd theme is where the violins enter, with a soaring tune.


3    The 3rd theme is played on violas accompanied by cellos, a lyrical flowing melody.

       Symphony No.2 in D 2nd movement (Brahms)

1    First theme

       Symphony No.2 in D 3rd movement (Brahms)

1    First theme

       Symphony No.2 in D 4th movement (Brahms)

1    First theme

       Symphony No.3 in F Op 90 1st movement (Brahms)

1    The sweeping first theme is announced by the strings.


2    Theme 2 enters on the clarinets, in the remote key of A major, and new time signature of 9/4.


3    Theme 3 comes in on the oboes, in the even more distant key of C# major.

       Symphony No.3 in F Op 90 2nd movement (Brahms)

1    first theme

       Symphony No.3 in F Op 90 3rd movement (Brahms)

1    first theme

       Symphony No.3 in F Op 90 4th movement (Brahms)

1    main theme

       Symphony No.4 in E minor Op 96 1st movement (Brahms)

1    Symphony No 4 in E minor Op 96 1st Movt


2    This 2nd theme on the violins, surges up and away from the calmness of the opening theme.


3    This is the dramatic 3rd theme introduced on the horns.


4    The 4th theme is a new melody introduced by the cellos.


5    The 5th theme comes in on the 2nd violins, a bright descending scale passage.


6    The 6th theme on clarinets continues Brahms' outpouring of fresh melodies.

       Symphony No.4 in E minor Op 98 2nd movement (Brahms)

1    Symphony No 4 in E minor Op 98 2nd Movt

       Symphony No.4 in E minor Op 98 3rd movement (Brahms)

1    Symphony No 4 in E minor Op98 3rd Movt

       Symphony No.4 in E minor Op 98 4th movement (Brahms)

1    main theme

       Tragic Overture (Brahms)

1    First theme

       Violin Concerto in D Op 77 1st movement (Brahms) Violin

1    First theme, introduced by the orchestra.


2    Second theme, a spirited vigorous entry.


3    Third theme, a wonderful flowing melody.

       Violin Concerto in D Op 77 2nd Movement (Brahms) Violin

1    Violin Concerto in D Op 77 2nd Movt

       Violin Concerto in D Op 77 3rd movement (Brahms) Violin

1    A vigorous theme on the solo violin starts this 3rd movement.

       Waltz in Ab for piano (Brahms) Piano

1    Waltz in Ab for piano

       Wiegenlied (Cradle Song or Lullaby). (Brahms) Violin Piano

1    Lullaby


   Bruch
       Piece No.1 in A minor, Op 83 No.1 (Bruch)

1    After a brief piano intro, this is the cello theme.

       Rumanian melody Op 83 No.5 (from 6 pieces for trio) (Bruch) Viola Clarinet Piano

1    Rumanian melody Op 83 No 5 (from 6 pieces for trio)

       Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor 1st movement (Bruch) Violin

1    First theme of Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor 1st Movt

       Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor 2nd movement (Bruch) Violin

1    First theme from Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor - 2nd Movt


2    Second and best-loved theme from the slow movement

       Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor 3rd movement (Bruch) Violin

1    Main theme


   Gluck
       Che Farò Senza Euridice from Orpheus and Euridice (Gluck) Flute

1    Che Farò Senza Euridice from Orpheus and Euridice

       Dance of the Blessed Spirits - from Orpheus and Euridice (Gluck) Flute

1    Dance of the Blessed Spirits - from Orpheus and Euridice


   Handel
       All We Like Sheep, from the Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    Main tune

       Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - from Solomon (Handel)

1    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - from Solomon

       Bourrée - Music for the Royal Fireworks (Handel) Violin Clarinet Bassoon

1    Bourrée - Music for the Royal Fireworks

       Fanfare (La Rejouissance) - Music for the Royal Fireworks (Handel) Violin Clarinet Bassoon

1    Fanfare (La Rejouissance) - Music for the Royal Fireworks

       Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah

       Harmonious Blacksmith (Air and 2 variations, from 5th harpsichord Suite) (Handel)

1    Harmonious Blacksmith (Air and 2 variations, from 5th harpsichord Suite)

       I know that my Redeemer Liveth from Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    I know that my Redeemer Liveth from Messiah

       Joy to the World (Handel) Organ

1    Joy to the World

       La Paix, from the Fireworks Music (Handel) Violin Clarinet Bassoon

1    Main theme 'Largo alla Siciliana'

       Let the Bright Seraphim (Samson) (Handel) Voice Trumpet

1    Main theme

       O Lovely Peace (Anthem for two voices) (Handel) Voice

1    Soprano entrance of the main theme.

       Ombra mai piu - Aria from Xerxes (Largo) (Handel) Piano

1    Ombra mai piu - Aria from Xerxes (Largo)

       Organ Concerto No.4 1st movement (Handel) Organ

1    Main tune

       Organ Concerto No.6 in Bb Op 4 No.6, 1st movement (Handel) Harp

1    Main theme

       Overture to Music for the Royal Fireworks. (Handel) Violin Clarinet Bassoon

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Rejoice Greatly, from the Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    Main tune

       See the Conquering Hero Comes, from Judas Maccabeus (Handel)

1    Main tune

       Water Music, 1 Overture - Largo - Allegro (Handel)

1    First theme

       Water Music, 2 Second movement - Adagio e Staccato (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 4th Movement (Handel)

1    Water Music, 4th Movement

       Water Music, 6th Movement (Handel)

1    Water Music, 6th Movement

       Water Music, 7th Movement, Air in F (Handel)

1    Water Music, 7th Movement, Air in F

       Water Music, 8 Eighth movement - Minuet for French Horn (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 9 Ninth movement - Bouree - Presto (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 10 Tenth movement - Hornpipe (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 11 Eleventh movement - Hornpipe (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 13 "Alla Hornpipe", 13th Movement (Handel)

1    Main theme

       While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night (Handel) Organ

1    While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night

       Worthy is the Lamb, from the Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    Opening tune

       Zadok the Priest (Handel) ChoirVoices

1    Zadok the Priest


   Loewe
       I Could have Danced all Night - from My Fair Lady (Loewe) Strings French Horn

1    Main tune

       On the Street where you live (Loewe) Strings French Horn

1    main theme

       With a Little Bit of Luck - from My Fair Lady (Loewe) Strings French Horn

1    first theme


2    second theme

       Wouldn't it be Loverly - from My Fair Lady (Loewe) Strings French Horn

1    Main tune


   Martini
       Plaisir d'Amour (Martini) Voice

1    Main tune


   Mendelssohn
       Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage - Overture (Meerstille und gluckliche Fahrt) (Mendelssohn)

1    Most recognized theme

       Fingal's Cave Overture "The Hebrides" Op 26 (Mendelssohn)

1    First theme - a deep sombre tune on bassoons, violas and cellos.


2    2nd theme on flutes


3    3rd theme, a flowing melody on the cellos.

       Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Mendelssohn) Trumpet Trombone Tuba

1    Main tune

       Midsummer Night's Dream - Intermezzo (Mendelssohn)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme, a jolly tune on the bassoon

       Midsummer Night's Dream - Notturno (Mendelssohn)

1    First theme, introduced on the horn.

       Midsummer Night's Dream - Overture Op. 21 (Mendelssohn)

1    Theme 1 is fairy-quiet delicate introduction on the strings.


2    This 2nd theme comes in with a huge blast on the brass,


3    the 3rd theme is much quieter than the second, re-introducing the fairy-tale quality of the overture.


4    This 4th theme is another lively one, contrasting with the 3rd theme.

       Midsummer Night's Dream - Scherzo (Mendelssohn)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       O for the Wings of a Dove from Motet - Hear My Prayer (Mendelssohn) Voice Organ

1    O for the Wings of a Dove from Motet - Hear My Prayer

       On Wings of Song (Mendelssohn) Voice

1    On Wings of Song

       Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op 25, 1st movement (Mendelssohn) Piano

1    First introductory theme


2    Second theme, piano entry.


3    Third theme, by the piano


4    Fourth theme, by the piano.

       Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op 25, 2nd movement (Mendelssohn) Piano

1    Main theme

       Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op 25, 3rd movement (Mendelssohn) Piano

1    Main theme

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op 40 - 1st movement (Mendelssohn) Piano

1    First theme, (Introduction)


2    Second theme


3    Third theme

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op 40 - 2nd movement (Mendelssohn) Piano

1    Main tune

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op 40 - 3rd movement (Mendelssohn) Piano

1    Main Tune

       Ruy Blas Overture (Mendelssohn)

1    First tune, a slow introduction.


2    2nd theme


3    3rd theme


4    4th theme


5    5th theme

       Sadness of Soul, from Songs without Words (Mendelssohn) Piano

1    Sadness of Soul, from Songs without Words

       Symphony No.3 in A Minor Op 56 "Scotch" 1st movement (Mendelssohn)

1    First theme

       Symphony No.3 in A Minor Op 56 "Scotch" 2nd movement (Mendelssohn)

1    Main theme of 2nd movement is a lively tune introduced by the clarinet.

       Symphony No.3 in A Minor Op 56 "Scotch" 3rd movement (Mendelssohn)

1    A slow plaintive tune on the first violins.

       Symphony No.3 in A Minor Op 56 "Scotch" 4th movement - allegro maestoso theme (Mendelssohn)

1    allegro maestoso theme

       Symphony No.4 in A Op 90 - Italian - 1st movement (Mendelssohn)

1    First the on violins, accompanied by pulsating triplets.


2    The 2nd theme emerges on clarinets and bassoons, continuing the mood of Italian-style gaiety.

       Symphony No.4 in A Op 90 - Italian - 2nd movement (Mendelssohn)

1    Symphony No 4 in A Op 90 - Italian - 2nd Movt


2    The first theme is a sombre processional tune in D minor, introduced by the violas with the oboes, against a background of cellos and double basses playing a sort of walking bass in quavers.


3    The second theme on first violins continues the serious mood.


4    The 3rd theme is brighter, in A major, played by the clarinets.

       Symphony No.4 in A Op 90 - Italian - 3rd movement (Mendelssohn)

1    Symphony No 4 in A Op 90 - Italian - 3rd Movt


2    The trio theme starts on the horns with a gentle fanfare, and introduces trumpets later.

       Symphony No.4 in A Op 90 - Italian - 4th movement (Mendelssohn)

1    This is a Tarantella tune from Naples, which with its similar cousin from Rome, the Saltarello, dominates this fast movement. It is played on the flute.

       Violin Concerto in E minor, 1st Movement (Mendelssohn) Violin

1    First theme

       Violin Concerto in E minor, 2nd Movement (Mendelssohn) Violin

1    Main theme, a soaring melody by the solo violinist.

       Violin Concerto in E minor, 3rd movement (Mendelssohn) Violin

1    This brief brass passage is a sort of bridge from the andante movement into the vivace movement.


2    Here the soloist bursts into vivace mode.


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme

       Wedding March from Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn)

1    Main theme


   Meyerbeer
       Coronation March from La Prophete (Opera). (Meyerbeer) Trumpet

1    Coronation March from La Prophete (Opera), 1st Theme.


2    2nd theme on trumpets


   Nicolai
       Merry Wives of Windsor - Overture (Nicolai)

1    A slowish introduction by cellos and basses


2    Second theme, a light passage by flutes and violins.


3    Third theme, a rapid passage by the violins.


4    Fourth theme, another memorable tune, played by the violins.


5    Fifth theme, a flittery counter-theme in a distant key, Ab


6    Sixth, an exciting tutti, leading to a development


   Offenbach
       Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman (Offenbach) Cello Voice Harp

1    This tune, played first on the cello, is the most well-known theme from 'The Tales of Hoffman'.

       La Belle Helene - Overture (Offenbach)

1    Overture first theme


2    Waltz theme

       La Vie Parisienne - Overture and entr'acte to Act 5. (Offenbach)

1    Entr'Acte V. - Polka or Can-Can theme.


2    Entr'Acte V. - Waltz theme.

       Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach) Oboe

1    Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld Theme 1


2    Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld Theme 2 (Act 1 Duo)


3    Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld theme 3 Can-Can


4    Middle theme of the Can-Can.


5    Third and best known tune from the Can-Can

       Waltz from La Belle Hélène (Offenbach)

1    Waltz from La Belle Hélène


   Pachelbel
       Canon in D major for three Violins and Continuo (Pachelbel) Cello Violin Harpsichord

1    Bass line cannon theme, 2 bars long, repeated throughout.


2    First violin melody above the canon bass line


   Schumann
       About Strange Lands and People, from Scenes from Childhood Op 15 (Schumann) Piano

1    About Strange Lands and People, from Scenes from Childhood Op 15

       Arlequin from Carnaval Op 9 (Schumann) Piano

1    Arlequin from Carnaval Op 9

       Papillons. 1. Introduzione and Piece No.1 - Moderato (Schumann) Piano

1    Papillons - Introduzione


2    Papillon number 1.

       Papillons. 2. Presto (Schumann) Piano

1    Introductory arpeggios


2    Presto,Main tune

       Papillons. 3. Pomposo (Schumann) Piano

1    Pomposo main theme 'Grandfather's dance'.

       Papillons. 4. Allegretto vivace (Schumann) Piano

1    main theme

       Papillons. 5. Allegretto cantabile (Schumann) Piano

1    Main theme

       Papillons. 6. Allegro molto (Schumann) Piano

1    main theme

       Papillons. 7. Semplice (Schumann) Piano

1    main theme

       Papillons. 8. Allegro con brio (Schumann) Piano

1    Main theme

       Papillons. 9. Presto (Schumann) Piano

1    main theme

       Papillons. 10. MeNo.mosso (Schumann) Piano

1    After some heavy pomposo thumping, this flowing lyrical melody emerges.

       Papillons. 11. Allegro con spirito (Schumann) Piano

1    After a chordal dominant tonic intro, this is the main sprightly tune.

       Papillons. 12. Finale (Schumann) Piano

1    This finale starts with the grandfather's dance, then recaps earlier tunes, then dies out as the clock strikes 6 a.m.

       Perfectly Contended - from Scenes from Childhood Op 15 No.5 Gluckes genug (Schumann) Piano

1    Perfectly Contended - from Scenes from Childhood Op 15 no 5 Gluckes genug

       Phantasiestuck for clarinet and piano, Op 73 No1 (Schumann) Clarinet Piano

1    Main theme

       Piano Concerto in A Minor Op 54 1st movement (Schumann) Piano

1    This first theme is introduced by the woodwinds after a dramatic opening with the piano and orchestra. It is then taken up by the solo piano.


2    This second theme is introduced by the violins


3    This 4th tune emerges on the violins, below the piano's enegetic arpeggios.

       Piano Concerto in A minor Op 54 2nd movement (Schumann) Piano

1    Piano Concerto in A minor Op 54 2nd Movt

       Piano Concerto in A minor Op 54 3rd movement (Schumann) Piano

1    Piano Concerto in A minor Op 54 3rd Movt

       Pleading Child (from Scenes from Childhood Op. 15) (Schumann) Piano

1    Pleading Child (from Scenes from Childhood Op. 15)

       Préambule from Carnaval Op 9 (Schumann) Piano

1    Préambule - quasi maestoso


2    Préambule - piu mosso

       Slumber Song (Schlummerlied) No.16 from Album Leaves Op 124 (Schumann) Violin Piano

1    Slumber Song (Schlummerlied) No 16 from Album Leaves Op 124

       Symphony No.1 in Bb Spring 1st movement (Schumann) Trumpet

1    Symphony No 1 in Bb Spring 1st Movt Intro

       Symphony No.1 in Bb Spring 2nd movement (Schumann) Trumpet

1    Main theme

       Symphony No.1 in Bb Spring 3rd movement (Schumann) Trumpet

1    Main theme

       Symphony No.1 in Bb Spring 4th movement (Schumann) Trumpet

1    Slow intro


2    Lively main theme

       Symphony No.2 in C Op 61 1st movement sostenuto assai - allegro (Schumann)

1    Intro theme 1


2    Intro theme 2


3    Intro theme 3


4    First main theme


5    Second theme

       Symphony No.2 in C Op 61 2nd movement (Schumann)

1    First theme, a rapid flitting semiquaver passage.


2    Second contrasting tune


3    Third theme is a skipping triplet passage


4    Fourth theme

       Symphony No.2 in C Op 61 3rd movement (Schumann)

1    First theme, in C minor


2    Second theme, in relative major

       Symphony No.2 in C Op 61 4th movement (Schumann)

1    A prestissimo dramatic introduction


2    Bold main theme


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Rhenish 1st movement (Schumann)

1    Symphony No 3 in Eb Rhenish 1st Movt

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Rhenish 2nd movement (Schumann)

1    Symphony No 3 in Eb Rhenish 2nd Movt

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Rhenish 3rd movement (Schumann)

1    Main theme

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Rhenish 4th movement (Schumann)

1    main theme

       Symphony No.3 in Eb Rhenish 5th movement (Schumann)

1    First theme

       Symphony No.4 in D minor Op 120 1st movement (Schumann)

1    Slow introduction, this theme is recycled in other movements.


2    Rapid semiquaver passage on strings


3    A brief placid passage by strings

       Symphony No.4 in D minor Op 120 2nd movement, Romanze (Schumann)

1    Melancholy first theme by oboes


2    A little cheerier triplet theme on strings

       Symphony No.4 in D minor Op 120 3rd movement (Schumann)

1    Symphony No 4 in D minor Op 120 3rd Movt

       Symphony No.4 in D minor Op 120 4th movement, langsam (Schumann)

1    Dramatic opening theme

       Träumerei (No.7 from Scenes from Childhood) (Schumann) Piano

1    Träumerei (No 7 from Scenes from Childhood)

       Why? (Warum?) Op 12 No.3 (Schumann) Piano

1    Why? (Warum?) Op 12 No 3

       Wild Horseman from Album for the Young No.8 (Schumann) Piano

1    Wild Horseman from Album for the Young No 8


   Stamitz
       Romance from Clarinet Concerto No.3 (Stamitz) Clarinet Piano

1    Romance from Clarinet Concerto No 3


   Strauss-Richard
       Also Sprach Zarathustra - intro theme (Strauss-Richard) French Horn Timpani

1    Also Sprach Zarathustra - intro theme

       Don Juan Op 20 (Strauss-Richard)

1    The whole orchestra rushes up to a high climax in the first few seconds.


2    Strings continue the excitement with another dramatic ascending passage


3    Strings introduce this sweet melody.


4    Cellos enter with this theme


5    Oboes quietly play this plaintive tune.


6    The horns strike out this dramatic and memorable tune, the most famous tune in Don Juan,

       Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche (Strauss-Richard) French Horn

1    Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche starts with a happy, cheeky tune on the strings.


2    This is Till's leitmotif. The horn theme is a lilting melody that reaches a peak,using notes of the natural harmonics of F, then drops to the fundamental.


3    Here the clarinet theme is crafty and wheedling, so Till seems to be puting out his tongue at everyone, after his naughty prank.

       Waltz from Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss-Richard) Piano Piano

1    Waltz I from Der Rosenkavalier


2    Waltz II


3    Waltz III


4    Waltz IV


5    Waltz V


   Telemann
       Gigue from Overture for 2 Chalumeaux, 2 violettas and Basso (Telemann) Violin Clarinet Cello

1    Gigue from Overture for 2 Chalumeaux, 2 violettas and Basso

       Trumpet Concerto in D major 1st movement (Telemann) Trumpet

1    First theme, introduced immediately by the trumpet.

       Trumpet Concerto in D major 2nd movement (Telemann) Trumpet

1    Main theme introduced by the orchestra.

       Trumpet Concerto in D major 3rd movement (Telemann) Trumpet

1    First theme, introduced on the strings.

       Trumpet Concerto in D major 4th movement (Telemann) Trumpet

1    Immediate introduction of main theme by the trumpet.




       Alle Vogel Sind Schon Da (Various) Shakuhachi

1    Alle Vogel Sind Schon Da

       Fuchs, du hast die Gans gestohlen (Various) Clarinet Guitar Double Bass

1    Fuchs, du hast die Gans gestohlen

       Lightly Row (Hanschen klein) (Various) Piano

1    Main theme

       Oh Where, oh Where has my Little Dog Gone? (Various) Oboe Piano

1    Oh Where, oh Where has my Little Dog Gone?

       The Mill Wheel (Various) Piano

1    The Mill Wheel

       True Love (Swabian Air) (Various) Piano

1    Main melody

       Unto Us is Born a Son (Various) Voice

1    Unto Us is Born a Son


   Wagner
       Flying Dutchman Overture (Wagner)

1    Exciting and often quoted opening theme

       Mastersingers overture (Wagner)

1    Main theme

       O Star of Eve - from Tannhäuser (Wagner)

1    O Star of Eve - from Tannhäuser

       Pilgrims' Chorus, from Tannhauser (Wagner)

1    Tannhauser Overture

       Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walkure (Wagner)

1    Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walkure

       Wedding March (orchestral) from Lohengrin (Wagner) Organ

1    Wedding March, from Lohengrin


   Weber
       Invitation to the Dance (Aufforderung zum Tanz) (Weber) Piano

1    Slower and quiet introductory passage.


2    First theme


3    Second theme, a lilting tune marked "Wiegend" = "Swaying, rocking".

       Landler in F for clarinet and piano (Weber) Clarinet Piano

1    main theme

       Overture to Der Freischütz (Weber)

1    Sombre and quiet introduction by the strings


2    Beautiful theme by the four french horns


3    Third theme, vivace, played by clarinets, in C minor.


4    Strings and flutes take over, still molto vivace.


5    Clarinets above pulsating strings


6    This fast tutti is probably the most recognizable tune in this overture

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 1st movement, Allegro (Weber) Flute Cello Piano

1    First theme, on cello


2    Second theme, piano then violin

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 2nd movement, Scherzo. (Weber) Flute Cello Piano

1    First theme, G minor, piano bass clef (LH) then treble clef (RH)


2    Second theme, cheery G major tune on flute with piano waltz accompaniment.

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 3rd movement. (Weber) Flute Cello Piano

1    First theme, a slow expressive melody on the flute. "Schafers Klage".

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 4th movement. (Weber) Flute Cello Piano

1    First theme, quietly introduce by the solo piano.


2    2nd theme, introduced briefly on the cello.


3    Bright 3rd theme in the major, on the flute.

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