Hundreds and hundreds of requests — more than ever before! — came in for this year's Listeners' Choice Week.

First request? From Julie in Denver, who wants to hear Beethoven’s Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano. 

Last request? From Alice, via the internet, who would like to hear the Trout Quintet by Schubert.

Listen for your requests this week.

 


A sampling of favorites from years past:

Isaac Albéniz    Suite española: "Asturias" (Leyenda)
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni    Adagio in G minor
Gregorio Allegri    Miserere mei
Johann Sebastian Bach    “Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring”
    Keyboard Concerto No. 4 in A major
    Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor
    St. Matthew Passion
    "Sleepers Awake"
    Toccata & fugue in D minor
    Mass in B minor
    Brandenburg Concertos
    “Sheep May Safely Graze”
    Double Violin Concerto in D minor
    Arioso from Cantata No. 156
    Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D
    Goldberg Variations
Samuel Barber    Adagio for Strings
Ludwig van Beethoven    Egmont: Overture
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major
    Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, "Pathétique"
    Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
    Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, "Moonlight"
    Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, "Eroica"
    Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, "Appassionata"
    Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major
    Violin Concerto in D major
    Symphony No. 5 in C minor
    Symphony No. 6 in F major, "Pastoral"
    Für Elise
    Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, "Emperor"
    Symphony No. 7 in A major
    Symphony No. 9 in D minor, "Choral"
Vincenzo Bellini    "Casta Diva" from Norma
Hector Berlioz    Symphonie fantastique
Leonard Bernstein    Candide: Overture
Georges Bizet    Symphony in C
    "Au fond du temple saint" from The Pearl Fishers
    Carmen
Luigi Boccerini    Minuet in A major
Luigi Boccerini    Guitar Quintet No. 4, "Fandango"
Alexander Borodin    "Polovtsian Dances" from Prince Igor
    String Quartet #2 in D major
Johannes Brahms    Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
    Symphony No. 1 in C minor
    A German Requiem
    Variations on a Theme by Haydn
    Symphony No. 2 in D major
    Violin Concerto in D major
    Academic Festival Overture
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major
    Symphony No. 3 in F major
    Symphony No. 4 in E minor
Max Bruch    Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
    "Scottish Fantasy"
Anton Bruckner    Symphony No. 4, "Romantic"
Joseph Canteloube    Songs of the Auvergne: "Bailero"
Frédéric Chopin    Polonaise No. 6 A-flat major, "Héroique"
    Nocturne No. 2 in E-flat major
    Prelude No. 15 in D-flat major, "Raindrop"
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor
    Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor
Aaron Copland    Fanfare for the Common Man
    Rodeo
    Appalachian Spring
Claude Debussy    Arabesque No. 1
    "The Girl with the Flaxen Hair" from "Preludes" Book I
    "Clair de Lune" from Suite Bergamasque
    Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
    La Mer
Léo Delibes    "Flower Duet" from Lakmé
Frederick Delius    On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Paul Dukas    The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Maurice Duruflé    Requiem
Antonin DvoÅ™àk    Slavonic Dances Op. 46 and Op. 72
    Symphony No. 7 in D minor
    Symphony No. 8 in G major
    Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World"
    "Song to the Moon" from Rusalka
Edward Elgar    Enigma Variations
    Cello Concerto in E minor
Gabriel Fauré    Cantique de Jean Racine
    Pavane
    Requiem in D minor
César Franck    "Panis Angelicus" from Messe solennelle
George Gershwin    Rhapsody in Blue
Christoph Willibald Gluck    "Dance of the Blessed Spirits"
Enrique Granados    12 Spanish Dances: No. 2 "Oriéntale"
Edvard Grieg    Piano Concerto in A minor
    Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
    Holberg Suite
    "Wedding Day at Troldhaugen" from Lyric Pieces Book 8
George Frideric Händel    Water Music Suites
    "Zadok the Priest" from Coronation Anthem
    Largo "Ombra mai fù" from Xerxes
    Messiah
    "The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba" from Solomon
    Music for the Royal Fireworks
Franz Joseph Haydn    Symphonies 93-104
    Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major
    "The Heavens Are Telling" from The Creation
Gustav Holst    The Planets
Johann Hummel    Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major
Aram Khachaturian    "Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia"
Morten Lauridsen    O Magnum Mysterium
Franz Liszt    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
    Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major
Gustav Mahler    Symphony No. 1 in D major, "Titan"
    Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection"
    Symphony No. 3 in D minor
    Symphony No. 4 in G major
    Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
Pietro Mascagni    Cavalleria Rusticana
Jules Massenet    "Meditation" from Thaïs
Felix Mendelssohn    Octet in Eb
    Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
    Symphony No. 4 in A major, 'Italian"
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    Violin Concerto in E minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Concerto for Piano No. 20 in D minor
    Concerto for Piano No. 21 in C major
    Concerto for Piano No. 23 in A major
    Concerto for Piano No. 24 in C minor
    The Marriage of Figaro
    Don Giovanni
    Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major
    Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E-flat major
    Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat major
    Symphony No. 38 in D major, "Prague"
    Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major
    Symphony No. 40 in G minor
    Symphony No. 41 in C major, "Jupiter"
    Ave verum corpus
    Clarinet Concerto in A major
    Requiem
    Serenade No. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
Modest Mussorgsky    Night on Bare Mountain
    Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Maurice Ravel)
Carl Orff    Carmina Burana
Johann Pachelbel    Canon and Gigue
Niccolò Paganini    Violin Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major
Amilcare Ponchielli    "Dance of the Hours" from La Gioconda
Sergei Prokofiev    Symphony No. 1 in D major, "Classical"
    Lieutenant Kije Suite
Giacomo Puccini    La Bohème
    "O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi
Sergei Rachmaninoff    Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor
    Symphony No. 2 in E minor
    Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor
    "Vocalise"
    Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
Maurice Ravel    Pavane for A Dead Princess
    Le Tombeau de Couperin
    Boléro
Ottorino Respighi    Ancient Airs and Dances, Suites 1-3
    The Pines of Rome
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Capriccio Espagnol
    Scheherazade
Joaquin Rodrigo    Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
Gioachino Rossini    The Barber of Seville: Overture
    William Tell: Overture
Camille Saint-Saëns    Danse macabre in G minor
    "Bacchanale" from Samson et Dalilah
    Carnival of the Animals
    Symphony No. 3 in C minor, "Organ"
Erik Satie    Gymnopédies 1-3
Franz Schubert    "Ave Maria"
    Symphony No. 5 in B flat major
    Quintet for Piano and Strings in A major, "Trout"
    Symphony No. 8 in B minor, "Unfinished"
    String Quintet in C major
Robert Schumann    Symphony No. 4 in D minor
Jean Sibelius    Swan of Tuonela
    Karelia Suite
    Finlandia
    Symphony No. 2 in D major
BedÅ™ich Smetana    Má Vlast: Moldau
Johann Strauss    Die Fledermaus
Richard Strauss    Till Eulenspiegels Merry Pranks
Johann Strauss, Jr    The Blue Danube Waltz
Igor Stravinsky    Firebird Suite
Francisco Tárrega    Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky    Romeo and Juliet Overture
    Concerto for Piano No. 1 in B flat minor
    Swan Lake Suite
    Symphony no 4 in F minor
    Concerto for Violin in D major
    Capriccio Italien
    1812 Overture
    Serenade for Strings in C major
    Symphony no 5 in E minor
    The Nutcracker
    Symphony no 6 in B minor, "Pathétique"
Georg Philipp Telemann    Tafelmusik
Ralph Vaughan Williams    Fantasy on a theme by Thomas Tallis
    The Lark Ascending
    Fantasia on Greensleeves
Giuseppe Verdi    "Va Pensiero" from Nabucco
    "Libiamo (Brindisi)" from Il Trovatore
    La Forza del Destino: Overture
    Requiem Mass
Heitor Villa-Lobos    Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos
Antonio Vivaldi    Gloria in D major
    Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425
    The Four Seasons
Richard Wagner    Tannhäuser: Overture
    Lohengrin: Preludes to Acts I & III
    Das Rheingold: "Entrance of the Gods in Valhalla"
    Die Walküre: "The Ride of the Valkyries"
    Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
    Siegfried: "Forest Murmurs"