I am sure you have noticed already, but it is getting really difficult to find your way around classical music these days. That particular musical world is full of influencers and marketing specialists that are happy to tell you exactly what you should think. And every orchestra, performer, and soloist is the best of the best in the world and even the entire universe. That kind of super hype is really pretty exciting, but how can we really find out what are the most popular classical pieces of music in ?
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Fear not — here are some of the most famous tunes from the history of music, complete with all the background information you need. The official name of this piece is the Serenade No. Mozart himself gave the piece its nickname, when he jotted this name down in the log book he kept detailing all the music he wrote. It also featured prominently in the film Amadeus about the composer himself. There might be uncontacted tribes in the Amazon who haven't heard this piece, but there can't be many other people in the world who wouldn't recognise this famous aria by Puccini. It comes from his opera Gianni Schicchi , a one-act opera all about the lengths one family will go to to make sure they inherit money from an elderly relative. An unlikely source for a melody that has become famous as one of the most romantic ever writtten…. This piece by Bach might not have the catchiest title, but we guarantee you'll know the famous opening. It has become associated with scary moments in horror films, perhaps because it famously made an appearance in the opening credits of Dr.
Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor, "Für Elise" by Ludwig Van Beethoven
It's the top Classical Music from movies, songs, commercials, cartoons, video games and ringtones. Scroll down for the Kickass Classical Top Countdown - all the hits from to 1 without all the clicking. Sort this list. Click the header to sort by Composer, Title, Year, or Keyword. On this site , click to hear the piece. Download it from iTunes and Amazon. Buy on iTunes or Amazon. If you like the list above