On Now

A Prairie Home Companion®
Garrison Keillor
Listen to the Stream
Playlist
Other MPR Radio Streams
Choral Stream
MPR News
Radio Heartland

You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.

Blog Archive

September 2006
S M T W T F S
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30


Master Archive

Contact Us

Purchase the Music

  • Buy the music you've heard on-air! Your purchase helps support our classical service.
    ArkivMusic

Services

Classical Notes

Classical Music's Top 10

Posted at 12:38 PM on September 13, 2006 by Rex Levang

What are the top ten pieces in classical music? (And what music is "classical" anyhow?)

One way to measure is by looking at popularity, as measured by iTunes downloads.

Results, and comments from Marc Geelhoed of Slate, are here.