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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian    
    • Bourree in E minor (Lute suite BWV 996)    C-Disc Z CAA 1773 v.109
    • Brandenburg concerto no. 3    C-Disc Z CAA 1783 v.12 disc 2
    • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Cantata no. 147 BWV 147)    C-Disc Z CAA 1782 v.45
    • Air on the G String (Orchestral suite no. 3 in D, BWV 1068)    C-Disc Z CAA 1783 v.12 disc 8
    • Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007    C-Disc Z APQ 9383
    • Minuet in G major (Christoph Petzold) BWV Anh. 114    C-Disc Z CAA 1773 v.136
    • Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565    C-Disc Z CAA 1773 v.89
  • Barber, Samuel    
    • Adagio for Strings (String quartet, op. 11)    C-Disc Z IAA 1259
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van    
    • Symphony no. 5    C-Disc CBS 36711
    • Symphony no. 6 in F major, “Pastoral”    C-Disc Z NAA 1313
    • Symphony no. 9 in D minor, "Ode to Joy"    C-Disc Z APR 0835
    • Moonlight Sonata (Piano sonata no. 14 in C-sharp minor "Quasi una fantasia", op. 27, No. 2)    C-Disc Z HAA 1023
    • Pathetique Sonata (Piano sonata no. 8 in C minor, op. 13, “Pathetique”)    C-Disc Z JAA 1109
    • Fur Elise (Bagatelle WoO 59, A minor)    C-Disc Z CAA 1575
    • Minuet in G major, WoO 10 no. 2    C-Disc Z CAA 1198
  • Bizet, Georges    
    • Les Toreadors; Carmen: Prelude; Carmen Suite no. 1    C-Disc Z HAA 1117
    • Habanera; Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle; Carmen Suite no. 2    C-Disc Z HAA 1117
  • Boccherini, Luigi
    • Minuetto; String quintet in E, op. 11 (13), no. 5 (G 275)    C-Disc Z CAA 1113
  • Brahms, Johannes    
    • Lullaby (Wiegenlied op. 49, no. 4)    C-Disc Z CAA 1127
    • Hungarian Dance no. 5; Originally for piano four hands    C-Disc DGG 410 615-2
  • Chopin, Frederic
    • Funeral March (Piano sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 35, III. Marche Funebre. Lento)    C-Disc Z CAA 1782 v.85
  • Copland, Aaron    
    • Fanfare for the Common Man    C-Disc CBS 39443
    •  "Hoe Down" from Rodeo    C-Disc CBS 39443
  • Debussy, Claude    
    • Clair de Lune    C-Disc Z CAA 1782 v.28
  • Dukas, Paul  
    • The Sorcerer’s Apprentice    C-Disc Z GAA 1231
  • Dvorák, Antonín
    • Symphony no. 9 in E minor, op. 95, “From the New World”    C-Disc Z APR 2750
    • String quartet no. 12, op. 96, “American”    C-Disc Z NAA 1362
  • Elgar, Edward
    • Pomp and Circumstance (Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches, op. 39, March no. 1 in D)    C-Disc Z CAA 1210
  • Grieg, Edvard
    • Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46, “In the Hall of the Mountain King”    C-Disc DGG 410 026-2
  • Handel, George Friedrich 
    • The Messiah (and the "Hallelujah Chorus")   C-Disc Z DAA 1054
  • Haydn, Joseph
    • The Creation    C-Disc Z KAA 1090
  • Holst, Gustav
    • The Planets, op. 32    C-Disc DGG 400 028-2
  • Massenet, Jules
    • Thaïs, “Meditation”    C-Disc Z CAA 1087
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
    • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade no. 13 in G Major K.525)    C-Disc Z CAA 1774 v.3
    • Great Mozart Piano Works     C-Disc Z LAA 1381
  • ​ Orff, Carl
    • Carmina Burana, “O Fortuna”    C-Disc EMI 747 100 2
  • Rimsky-Korsakov
    • Scheherazade, op. 35    C-Disc Z EAA 1226
  • Rossini, Gioachino
    • Overture to William Tell     C-Disc Z HAA 1009
    • Barber of Seville    C-Disc PHI 411 058-2
  • Satie, Erik
    • Gymnopédie no. 1    C-Disc Z IAA 1221
  • Strauss, Johann
    • Blue Danube Waltz, op. 314    C-Disc HUN 12600-2
  • Strauss, Richard
    • Also sprach Zarathustra     C-Disc Z NAA 1667
  • Stravinsky, Igor
    • Firebird Suite    C-Disc Z AMG 2206
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich
    • 1812 Overture    C-Disc Z APS 3204
    • Nutcracker Suite    C-Disc Z HAA 1005
    • Swan Lake    C-Disc Z HAA 1005
    • Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture    C-Disc Z NAA 1679
    • Symphony no. 6, “Pathetique”    C-Disc RCA 5355  
  • ​ Vivaldi, Antonio
    • The Four Seasons, op. 8   C-Disc Z LAA 1271
  • Wagner, Richard 
    • ​Ride of the Valkyries     C-Disc CHI 90-03

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Please Note: This list is not exhaustive.

This list is based off of our experiences of recordings that are commonly requested by patrons. As a result, there is no search in the Search@UW catalog that will pull results for this list. 

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