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2022 Classical Countdown Results!

All the votes for the Classical Countdown to 2023 have been counted, and the top winning selections aired on New Year’s Eve. In case you missed it, the listener-voted 100 winning favorites are listed below.

Thank you for participating in our Classical Countdown, and thank you for listening to All Classical Portland. Everything we do is made possible by listener support, and we are grateful for YOU.

Happy New Year, and cheers to another year of beautiful music!


  1. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, “Choral”
  2. Ravel: Bolero
  3. Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World”
  4. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
  5. Barber: Adagio for Strings
  6. Copland: Appalachian Spring
  7. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
  8. Elgar: “Enigma” Variations
  9. Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
  10. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major
  11. Holst: The Planets
  12. Orff: Carmina Burana
  13. Mozart: Requiem
  14. Debussy: Clair de Lune
  15. Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major
  16. Bizet: Carmen
  17. Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
  18. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor
  19. Fauré: Requiem
  20. Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
  21. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, “Moonlight”
  22. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
  23. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Winter
  24. Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
  25. Smetana: The Moldau
  26. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  27. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
  28. Mahler: Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection”
  29. Bach: Partita for Violin No. 2
  30. Mozart: The Magic Flute
  31. Sibelius: Finlandia
  32. Grieg: Peer Gynt
  33. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
  34. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor
  35. Handel: Water Music Suite in D Major
  36. Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
  37. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
  38. Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
  39. Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances
  40. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
  41. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
  42. Wagner: Tannhäuser Overture
  43. Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major
  44. Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
  45. Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, “Pastoral”
  46. Mahler: Symphony No. 5
  47. Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, “Organ”
  48. Bach: St. Matthew Passion
  49. Rossini: William Tell Overture
  50. Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, “American”
  51. Schubert: Ave Maria
  52. Stravinsky: The Firebird
  53. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
  54. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, “Eroica”
  55. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor
  56. Hovhaness: Symphony No. 2, “Mysterious Mountain”
  57. Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26 “Fingal’s Cave”
  58. Chopin: Polonaise No. 6, Op. 53 “Heroic”
  59. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor
  60. Marquez, Arturo: Danzon No. 2
  61. Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
  62. Puccini: Madama Butterfly
  63. Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E Major
  64. Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp minor
  65. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
  66. Verdi: Requiem
  67. Copland: Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
  68. Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
  69. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture
  70. Bernstein: West Side Story
  71. Joplin: The Entertainer
  72. Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
  73. Price, Florence: Symphony No. 1 in E minor
  74. Puccini: Turandot
  75. Respighi: The Pines of Rome
  76. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring)
  77. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor
  78. Grieg: Holberg Suite
  79. Ravel: Le Tombeau De Couperin
  80. Satie: Gymnopedies for piano
  81. Still, William Grant: Symphony No.1 in A-flat Major, “Afro-American”
  82. Glass: Facades
  83. Williams: Schindler’s List
  84. Williams: Star Wars
  85. Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14
  86. Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
  87. Gershwin: Concerto in F
  88. Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major
  89. Mozart: Clarinet Quintet
  90. Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, “The Great”
  91. Albinoni: Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor
  92. Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 8 in G minor, Op. 46
  93. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
  94. Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major, “Romantic”
  95. Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
  96. Liszt: Les préludes
  97. Beach, Amy: Piano Concerto in C-sharp minor, Op. 45
  98. Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
  99. Beethoven: Für Elise
  100. Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1

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