Beethoven – Choral Fantasy (Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Piano: Herbert Schuch)

Conducted by John Nelson, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fantasy in C minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 80; simply known as the “Choral Fantasy”. Piano: Herbert Schuch.

Mozart – Coronation Mass (Karajan, Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Singverein)

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) and the Wiener Singverein performs the Coronation Mass (German: Krönungsmesse) (Mass No. 15 in C major, K. 317; sometimes Mass No. 16) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. During the High Mass celebrated by H.H. Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City …

Shostakovich – Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar) – Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (Het Radio Filharmonisch Orkest) performs Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13 in B flat minor (Op. 113, subtitled Babi Yar). Conductor: Dmitri Slobodeniouk. Bass: Sergej Aleksashkin. On April 3, 2011 at the Grote Zaal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam.

Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 (Wiener Philharmoniker conducted by Leonard Bernstein)

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125: Leonard Bernstein conducts Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra).

L’académie Baroque Européenne d’Ambronay performs Corelli, Vivaldi and Pergolesi

Conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini, L’académie Baroque Européenne d’Ambronay performs Corelli, Vivaldi and Pergolesi. Video from the year 2003.

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 “Choral” (Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Claudio Abbado)

Conducted by Claudio Abbado, one of the most celebrated and respected conductors of the 20th century, the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) with Swedish Radio Choir and Eric Ericson Chamber Choir performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, also known as the “Choral”, the final symphony of the German composer. …

Paco Peña – Santo (Tanguillos)

Santo (Tanguillos) from the Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco Peña’s 1991 album Misa Flamenca (English: a Flamenco Mass), which contains Peña’s compositions and his original concept for a flamenco Mass sprang from the desire to unite the Catholic perception of the religious Mass to flamenco musical tradition.

Handel – Dettingen Te Deum, HWV 283 (The English Concert)

Conducted by Howard Arman, London based baroque orchestra with period instruments, The English Concert and Choir perform George Frideric Handel’s Dettingen Te Deum (HWV 283), a setting of the canticle Te Deum in D major composed in 1743.

Bach – Cantatas BWV 179, 199 and 113 (John Eliot Gardiner)

Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner, the English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantatas Siehe zu, daß deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei (See to it, that your fear of God be not hypocrisy), BWV 179; Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut (My heart swims in blood), BWV 199; and Herr Jesu Christ, du …

Marc-Antoine Charpentier – Te Deum and Jean-Baptiste Lully – Te Deum (Le Poème Harmonique)

Early music ensemble Le Poème Harmonique performs Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s grand polyphonic motet Te Deum (H. 146) in D major (probably between 1688 and 1698) and Jean-Baptiste Lully’s 1677 work “Te Deum”. Conductor: Vincent Dumestre.