Greatest Classical Composers

The Contenders: Page 6

101 Wojciech Kilar V 1 Comment
102 Dmitri Kabalevsky
103 Leevi Madetoja
104 Samuel Barber

How could anyone not think Adagio for Strings was worthy of a very high place on the list?

105 Carl Stamitz
106 John Powell
107 James Horner James Horner
108 Jonny Greenwood Jonny Greenwood Jonathan Richard Guy, professionally known as Johnny Greenwood is an English musician and composer, mostly known for his role as the one of the lead guitarists and main keyboardist of the English alternative rock band Radiohead.
109 Charles-Valentin Alkan

Have you seen his etudes then you will understand he should be first

Amazing composer, great friend of Liszt, of which he is only second to.

110 Sylvia Filus
111 Eric Whitacre
112 Steve Reich

Just to name a few of this guy's masterpieces: Music for 18 Musicians, Electric Counterpoint, Different Trains, 2x5

113 Josquin des Prez

Not for me the greatest actually, that would be Bach or Vivaldi. But he was by far the greatest composer of his day, with a colossal reputation, and his influence is widespread even today. "Josquin will survive because his best music really is as magnificent as everybody has always said it was." - Richard Sherr

114 Adam Young Adam Young Adam Randal Young is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for creating the synthpop/electronica project Owl City. Other important projects he has taken part of are Sky Sailing, Port Blue, Swimming With Dolphins, Seagull Orchestra and Adam Young Scores.

The one composer who deserves to stands among the legends

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115 Francisco Tárrega
116 Guillaume Dufay
117 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi V 1 Comment
118 Charles Marie Widor
119 Saverio Mercadante
120 Alessandro Scarlatti
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