Here are the examples played in the opening class as examples of music that has remained popular throughout the centuries.

Excerpts:

  1. Bach the Art of the Fugue

  2. Bach Jesu Joy of Manís Desiring

  3. Bach Sanctus    

  4. Bach Well Tempered Clavier       

  5. Barber Adagio for Strings  

  6. Beethoven 5th Symphony

  7. Beethoven 9th Symphony         

  8. Beethoven Emperor Concerto                                                                                  

  9. Beethoven String Quartet                                                                                          

  10. Beetles Norwegian Woods                                                                                       

  11. Bernstein Somewhere                                                                                              

  12. Bizet Carmen Habinera                                                                                             

  13. Brahms lst symphony                                                                                               

  14. Brahms Wegenleid                                                                                                   

  15. Chopin Impromptu                                                                                                     

  16. Chopin Prelude                                                                                                          

  17. Copeland Appalation Spring                                                                                      

  18. Copeland Hoe Down                                                                                                 

  19. Debussy Afternoon of a Faun                                                                                   

  20. Debussy Golliwog Cake Walk                                                                                   

  21. Deep River Mahailia Jackson                                                                                    

  22. Dvorak Symphony # 9 Goin Home                                                                            

  23. Ella Figerald Smooth                                                                                                 

  24. Gershwin Piano Concerto                                                                                         

  25. Gottchaulk Walkabout                                                                                               

  26. Greensleaves                                                                                                            

  27. Gregorian Chant                                                                                                        

  28. Grieg Piano Concerto                                                                                                

  29. Handel Messiah For unto Us a Child is Born                                                            

  30. Haydn Trumpet Concerto                                                                                          

  31. HoIst Planets Jupiter                                                                                                 

  32. Joplin Maple Leaf Rag                                                                                               

  33. Josquin El Grillo                                                                                                         

  34. Khachaturian Saber Dance                                                                                       

  35. Machaut No other name                                                                                            

  36. Merndelssohn ltalian Sypmhony                                                                               

  37. Morley Madrigal Daffodil                                                                                            

  38. Motherless Child Robeson                                                                                        

  39. Mozart Piano Concerto 21                                                                                        

  40. Mozart O lsis                                                                                                             

  41. Mozart Symphony 40                                                                                                

  42. Thcaikovsky Nutckacker Pas de Deaux 

  43. Ol Man River Robeson                                                                                              

  44. Palestrina Agnus Dei                                                                                                 

  45. Puccini O Mio Babbino                                                                                              

  46. Puccini Nessun Dorma                                                                                             

  47. Ravel Bolero excerpts                                                                                               

  48. Ravel Mussorsgy Pictures                                                                                        

  49. Rossini Barber of Seville                                                                                           

  50. Sibelius Finlandia                                                                                                      

  51. Simon and Garfunkle Mrs. Robinson                                                                        

  52. Sousa Stars and Stripes Forever                                                                             

  53. Strauss Don Juan                                                                                                     

  54. Stravinsky Rite of Spring                                                                                           

  55. Stravinsky Soldiers Tale                                                                                            

  56. Tcaikovsky 1812 Overture                                                                                        

  57. Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto1                                                                                  

  58. Tchakovsky Violin Concerto                                                                                      

  59. Verdi Requiem Dies Irea                                                                                           

  60. Verdi Rigoletto La Donna e Mobile                                                                            

  61. Vivaldi Autumn                                                                                                           

  62. Wagner Meistersinger Overture