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I'm going to a certain music school in New York, so I think I can give you some recommendations hahah.


Lucky! I want to go there some day!
I'm not exactly sure what your looking for...and Lord sreder already covered alot...so I can recommend only a few...concidering he's also my source... umm...have you looked in to shumann?? I'm currently learning a piece by him and it is lovely...Or the piece by chopin that lord Sreder suggested...I love chopin.... sad I'm not very helpful...but I have a common intrest...
Some piano music:

Toccata in D BWV 912 :: Bach
Toccata in e BWV 914 :: Bach
Partita No. 6 in e BWV 830 :: Bach
Goldberg Variations BWV 988 :: Bach
Sonata K. 141 in d - Scarlatti
Sonata K. 87 in b - Scarlatti
Variations in f HB. 17/6 - Haydn
Fantasia in c K. 475 - Mozart
Piano Sonata No. 8 in a K. 310 - Mozart
Piano Sonata No. 8 in c Op. 13 "Pathetique" - Beethoven
Piano Sonata No. 14 in c# Op. 27 No. 2 "Quasi una fantasia" - Beethoven
Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Op. 53 "Waldstein" - Beethoven
Preludes Op. 28 - Chopin
Nocturne in bb Op. 9 No. 1 - Chopin
Nocturne in Db Op. 27 No. 2 - Chopin
Etude in C Op. 10 No. 1 - Chopin
Etude in c Op. 10 No. 12 "Revolutionary" - Chopin
Etude in Ab Op. 25 No. 1 "Aeolian Harp" - Chopin
Etude in c# Op. 25 No. 7 - Chopin
Etude in c Op. 25 No. 12 "Ocean" - Chopin
Piano Sonata No. 3 in b Op. 58 - Chopin
Carnaval Op. 9 - Schumann
"Don Juan" Paraphrase - Liszt-Mozart
Liebestraume No. 3 in Db - Liszt
Etude in Db S. 144 No. 3 "Un Sospiro" - Liszt
Etude in g# S. 141 No. 3 "La Campanella" - Liszt
Etude in g S. 139 No. 6 "Vision" - Liszt
Etude in bb S. 139 No. 12 "Chasse-Neige" - Liszt
Valse-Impromptu S. 231 - Liszt
Mephisto Waltz No. 1 S. 514 - Liszt
Piano Sonata in b S. 178 - Liszt
Etude in b Op. 39 No. 11 "Overture" - Alkan
Nocturne No. 6 in Db - Faure
Images Book 1 "Reflets dans L'eau" - Debussy
"Jeux d'eau" - Ravel
Etude in d# Op. 8 No. 12 - Scriabin
"Vers la flamme" Op. 72 - Scriabin
Prelude in c# Op. 3 No. 2 - Rachmaninoff
Prelude in b Op. 32 No. 10 - Rachmaninoff
Etude in eb Op. 33 No. 6 - Rachmaninoff
Etude in a Op. 39 No. 6 - Rachmaninoff
Piano Sonata No. 2 in bb Op. 36 - Rachmaninoff
"Suggestion Diabolique" - Prokofiev
Toccata in d Op. 11 - Prokofiev
Piano Sonata in eb - Barber
Etude No. 1 Op. 40 "Prelude" - Kapustin
Etude No. 2 Op. 40 "Reverie" - Kapustin
Etude No. 3 Op. 40 "Toccatina" - Kapustin
classical as in vocal music, or more instrumental? if vocal, theres various songs that people like Charlotte Church & Sarah Brightman sing. And Josh Groban. And Andrea Bocelli. But you have to be kinda picky, not everything is good. Black Swan from the Medium is very beautiful.
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There is always Trans-Siberian Orchestra,which puts a modern spin on classical music,or The Classical Conspiracy...they are also pretty good....
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Rhapsody in Blue (George Gershwin)
Toccata & Fugue in D Minor (Bach)
Herr, Lehre Doch Mich (of Brahm's Requiem)

Those are my top three picks.
One of my favorite composers of all time is Greig, take a listen to some of his peer gynt suites:


he also composed this, which is one of my favorite pieces by him:


Prokofiev is another great composer but his style is nothing at all like Greigs:



I'm a big fan of Dvorak as well:




Chopin is fantastic too:




and these are also wonderful:



However this is hardly scratching the surface! Most the rest has been said for me already. Regardless, hope this helps.
prokofiev piano concerto no. 3 i especially like Yuja Wang`s interpration.
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Please?



Antonio Vivaldi, Four Seasons.
People here are posting you with random classical songs,im not saying its bad,but you need to know what youre listening to.Let me start you off with the basics.

I think that one of the most sentimental composers has been Antonio Vivaldi. His most famous pices were the four seasons in which he represent boldly using differrent techniques in each one.



The most famous classical character has always been Ludwig Van Beethoven,he was one of the main composers in the Romanticism era.So they were dedicated mostly to love.You could see it in the beauty of "Fur Elise" (For Elise in English)



Franciszek Chopin has been one of my favorite composers,mostly how he interprets the paino.HE used to be called by the High King when he was only twelve.The King was mad and the only thing that seemed to calm him was the boys music.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCPnUFmIJWM&feature=relmfu

Hope this gets you started out,if i were you i would go to a local library and pick up one of the old books on Musical Appreciation if you really want to learn.I own a couple of books on this.The only way to fully appreciate classical music is learn an instrument like Piano.It will show you how advanced these individuals were from our time.Hope this helps you out c:
Modern era: David Garret, Ryuchi Sakamoto, Makoto Ozone, Yiruma, Yo-Yo Ma, Haneda Ryoko, and July. Actually, there are a lot more, but I recommended to you some that are popped in my mind right now.
i'll suggest "fur elise" by L.V. Beethoven...
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Lord Sreder
I'll recomend a few that have been my head as of lately.

Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 Mvt. 1
Aw, you beat me to it. I was supposed to suggest that.
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I'll recomend a few that have been my head as of lately.

Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 Mvt. 1
Aw, you beat me to it. I was supposed to suggest that.


sweatdrop Ahhh I'm sorry about that. I'll let you do it next time alright? 3nodding

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