I have just put together my Desert Island Discs and entered it here:
Beethoven Violin Concerto
John Ireland Hymn "My Song is Love Unknown"
Bach Mass in B Minor
Elgar Dream of Gerontius
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no 2
Saint-Saens Organ Symphony
Beethoven Symphony nos 3, 6 & 9
Beethoven Piano Concerto no 3 & 5
Mozart Piano Concerto nos 21 & 23
Mozart Clarinet Concerto
Vierne Finale from Organ Symphony no1
Franck Organ Final
Faure Cantique de Jean Racine
Dvorak New World Symphony
Brahms A German Requiem
Bruckner Symhony no 4
Mahler Symphony nos 1, 2 'Resurrection', 4 & 5
Purcell Funeral music
Schubert Symphony no 8 'Unfinished'
Dvorak 'New World' Symphony
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
Tavener The Lamb
Schostakovich Piano Concertos
It is so difficult to decide, but I wanted to include organ, piano, symphony and concerto as well as choral, and have all different composers.
See a fuller list of my favourites here:
From far away, they look the same.
3 hours ago