This month we’re considering head-to-head match ups, starting with these 28 composers left as a comment in “10 Classical Music Composers Recommended by Charlie Martin”:
After Tuesday’s opening match-up pitting William Byrd vs Thomas Tallis, another of PJ Lifestyle’s classical music experts offered his suggestions for match-ups:
We featured the Trombonist’s first head-to-head on Wednesday (Tchaikovsky Vs Rimsky-Koraskov), his second on Thursday (Brahms vs Wagner), and today we begin filling out our collection with more of his suggestions.
Shostakovich vs Prokofiev
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 / Bernstein · New York Philharmonic Orchestra:
Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5:
Here are the previous recordings included so far in this feature. Please leave your suggestions in the comments, on twitter to @DaveSwindle, or via email: DaveSwindlePJM AT Gmail.com
Johann Sebastian Bach
- Bach Harpsichord Concertos BWV 1052,1053,1044, Richard Egarr
- Glenn Gould’s Version of Bach: Goldberg Variations
- Flute Concertos
- Yo Yo Ma Performs Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello
- Collecting Bach Recordings By Instrument: Violin
- The Best Bach Violin Concerto Online?
- How About An Hour of Bach’s Harpsichord Concertos?
- Anybody Appreciate Bach’s Oboe Concertos?
- What Are Your Favorite Lute Recordings?
- Get In the Seasonal Spirit With Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
- A Solo Bach Cello Suite Performed on Viola
- A Bach Christmas Oratoria Performed by the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
- Beginning an Exploration of Beethoven’s 9 Symphonies, Here’s the First
- Where Do You Rank Beethoven’s 2nd Symphony?
- The Extraordinary BBC Version of Beethoven’s ‘Sinfonia Eroica’
- Tomas Netopil Conducts Beethoven’s 4th Symphony
- Which of These 5 Versions of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony Is Your Favorite?
- Which of These 6 Versions of Beethoven’s 6th Symphony Is Your Favorite?
- Which of These 7 Versions of Beethoven’s 7th Symphony Is Your Favorite?
- Which is Better: Beethoven’s 5th or 7th Symphony?
- Beethoven’s ‘Light-Hearted’ 8th Symphony
- Here’s the 9th symphony
- 10,000 People Singing ‘Ode to Joy’
- A Beethoven Flute Serenade To Start Your Day
- The Pastoral Symphony
George Frideric Handel
- Where To Begin To Appreciate Haydn? Symphony No 94 G major
- Wake Up With Haydn’s Missa Sancti Nicolai San Nicola
- Achieved is the Glorious Work
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- “The Best of Mozart” 2 hour selection
- Violin Concerto No. 4 in D.
- A Flute and Harp Concerto in C by Mozart
- Check Out This Clarinet Concerto by Mozart
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- Where Does Tchaikovsky Rank Amongst Composers? Here’s a violin concerto in D.
- Start Your Christmas Eve with Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite
- Composer Combat: Tchaikovsky Vs Rimsky-Koraskov
- Which Recording of Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ do you Like the Most?
- An Hour of Vivaldi’s Oboe Concertos
- 6 Flute Concertos Via Vivaldi
- 6 Violin Concertos Via Vivaldi
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
- ‘If All Mussorgsky Had Ever Written Was ‘Boris Godunov,’ That Would Be Quite Enough for A Lifetime, I think.’
Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin
Frederic Chopin, Gabriel Faure
Charles Gounod, Erik Satie
William Byrd and Thomas Tallis
- Opening, 2 Masses for Four Voices: Which of These 28 Composers Should We Pit Head-To-Head First in February?