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Dvorak Symphony No. 9
'New World
Autograph score
Symphony No. 9
'The Great'

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White Hat's

Top 100 Symphonies

Top 100 Symphonies

Top 100 Symphonies

White Hat's

Top 100 Symphonies

Here is our incomplete list (in no particular order as yet)

  1. Elgar Symphony No.1 in A flat major op.55

  2. Beethoven Symphony No.7 in A major, Op.92

  3. Beethoven Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125, Choral

  4. Beethoven Symphony No.6 in F major, Op.68, Pastoral

  5. Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E - The core of this gigantic symphony is the first movement, but the single cymbal stroke in the second movement (if you are listening to the version that contains it) always makes the hair on the back of our neck stand up.

  6. Haydn Symphony No 31 "Horn Signal"

  7. Bloch Israel Symphony

  8. Sibelius Symphony No 7 in C, Op 105

  9. Martinů Symphony No 4 - possibly the most joyous of Martinů's symphonies. The slow movement is one of White Hat's favourites

  10. Mahler Symphony No.3

Some forthcoming performances featuring symphonies from our Top 100:

Selected sheet music: