Greatest Classical Composers

The Contenders: Page 6

101 Leevi Madetoja
102 Samuel Barber

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

103 Carl Stamitz
104 John Powell
105 James Horner James Horner
106 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.
107 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.

108 Sylvia Filus
109 Eric Whitacre
110 Steve Reich

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

111 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

112 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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113 Francisco Tárrega
114 Guillaume Dufay
115 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi V 1 Comment
116 Charles Marie Widor
117 Saverio Mercadante
118 Alessandro Scarlatti
119 Luigi Boccherini

One of the best violin composers in my opinion.

Genio olvidado!
Creador del primer cuarteto de cuerdas de la historia.

120 Franz Lehar
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