The 50 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music - Andreas Muehlen-Wester (piano); Camerata Antonio Luco; Capella Istropolitana; Dubravka Tomsic (piano); Emanuel Abbühl (oboe);...

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  1. Totentanz, for piano, S. 525 (LW A62)
  2. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
  3. Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: In the Hall of the Mountain King
  4. Danse macabre, symphonic poem in G minor, Op. 40
  5. String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110: Allegro molto
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  1. Totentanz, for piano, S. 525 (LW A62)
  2. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
  3. Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: In the Hall of the Mountain King
  4. Danse macabre, symphonic poem in G minor, Op. 40
  5. String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110: Allegro molto
  6. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
  7. Requiem for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 626: Dies irae
  8. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Adagio sostenuto
  9. Romeo and Juliet, pieces (10) for piano, Op. 75: Montagues and Capulets
  10. Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Gnomus
  11. Gnossienne for piano No. 1
  12. Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550: Allegro molto
  13. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in G minor ("L'estate," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 2), Op. 8/2, RV 315: Presto
  14. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: Allegro con brio
  15. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna
  16. Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114: Adagio
  17. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Mars, the Bringer of War
  18. Suite Gothique, for organ, Op. 25: Toccata
  19. Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84: Overture
  20. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, CT. 202: Funeral March
  21. Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Dies Irae
  22. Organ Concerto in D minor, Op. 7/4, HWV 309: Adagio
  23. Sonata for cello & piano in D minor, Op. 40: 2. Allegro
  24. Night on Bald Mountain (Noch' na Lïsoy gore), symphonic poem, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov
  25. Maurerische Trauermusik (Masonic Funeral Music), for orchestra in C minor, K. 477 (K. 479a)
  26. Stabat Mater, hymn for voice, strings & continuo in F minor, RV 621: dolorosa
  27. Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
  28. Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b: Ride of the Valkyries
  29. Piccolo (Flautino) Concerto, for piccolo (or recorder/flute), strings & continuo in C major, RV 443: Largo
  30. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: Fortunae plango vulnera
  31. Adagio in C minor for strings & organ (previously attributed to Tomaso Albinoni)
  32. Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: Aquarium
  33. Nuages gris (Trübe Wolken), for piano, S. 199 (LW A305)
  34. Symphonie fantastique for orchestra ("Episode de la vie d'un Artiste...en cinq parties"), H.48 (Op. 14): The March to the Scaffold
  35. Lemminkäinen Suite: Four Legends from the Kalevala, for orchestra, Op. 22: The Swan of Tuonela
  36. Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra: L'adoration de la Terre (Adoration of the Earth)
  37. Requiem for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 626: Lacrimosa dies illa
  38. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: Marcia funébre
  39. Prelude for piano No.1 in C sharp minor ("The Bells of Moscow"), Op. 3/2
  40. Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11
  41. Oboe Concerto in C minor, SF. 799 (attributed to A. Marcello): Adagio
  42. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: Allegro
  43. The Swan Lake, suite, Op. 20a: Scène (Lake in the Moonlight)
  44. Toccata and Fugue, for organ in D minor, BWV 565 (BC J37)
  45. Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: Allegretto
  46. Fratres, for strings & percussion
  47. Symphony No. 4 in C minor ("Tragic"), D. 417: Allegro
  48. Suite for solo cello No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011: Sarabande
  49. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Presto agitato
  50. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Neptune, the Mystic
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