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ABEL, Carl Friedrich
 Symphonies Op. 7

ALBINONI, Tomaso
 Adagio in G minor  Play
 Concertos a cinque Op. 5
 Concertos for Oboe Op. 7 and 9 Play

ARNE, Thomas Augustine
 Keyboard Concertos
 Symphonies

BACH, Johann Sebastian
 Art of the Fugue BWV 1080
 Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 Play
 Cantatas (BWV 4, 78, 82, 140, 202)
 Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue for Harpsichord BWV 903
 Concertos for Harpsichord(s) (BWV 1052, 1056) Play
 Concertos for Violin BWV 1041, 1042
 Concerto in d for 2 Violins BWV 1043
 Fantasia and Fugue in G minor for Organ BWV 542 Play
 Goldberg Variations for Harpsichord BWV 988
 Inventions for Harpsichord BWV 772-801
 Italian Concerto for Harpsichord BWV 971
 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (from Cantata BWV 147)
 Magnificat BWV 243
 Mass in B minor BWV 232
 Musical Offering BWV 1079 
 Partitas for Harpsichord BWV 825-830  Play
 Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor for Organ BWV 582
 St. Matthew Passion BWV 244
 Sonatas and Partitas for Violin BWV 1001-1006
 Sonatas and Partita for Flute and Continuo BWV 1030-1035
 Suites for Cello BWV 1007-1012
 Suites for Harpsichord (English and French) BWV 806-817
 Suites for Orchestra BWV 1066-1069 Play
 Toccatas for Harpsichord BWV 910-916
 Trio Sonatas BWV 525-530 and 1036-1040
 Toccata and Fugue in D minor for Organ BWV 565
 Well-Tempered Clavier BWV 846-893

BIBER, Heinrich Ignaz
 Battalia
 Sonatas "Rosary" for Violin and Continuo Play

BOYCE, William
 Symphonies Op. 2

BUXTEHUDE, Dietrich
 Organ Music (Chorales)

CHARPENTIER, Marc-Antoine 
Sacred Music (Masses, motets, etc.)

CORELLI, Arcangelo
 Concerti Grossi Op. 6
 Sonatas Op. 5
 Trio Sonatas Op. 1-4

CORRETTE, Michel
 Organ Concertos Op. 26

COUPERIN, François 
 Concerts Royaux 
 Les Nations
 Pièces de Clavecin (Nightingale in Love)  

FASCH, Johann Friederich
 Sonatas (Trio and Quadro)

FRESCOBALDI, Girolamo
 Instrumental Canzoni
 Harpsichord/Organ Music (Toccatas, Variations)

FROBERGER, Johann Jakob
 Works for Harpsichord

GEMINIANI, Francesco
 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 and 7

HANDEL, George Frideric
 Acis and Galatea (oratorio)
 Arias
 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 Play
 Concerti Grossi Op. 6
 Concertos for Organ Op. 4
 Concerto for Organ "Cuckoo and Nightingale
 Harmonious Blacksmith for Harpsichord
 Messiah (oratorio) (Hallelujah Chorus )
 Operas (Flavio, Tamerlano)
 Royal Fireworks Music
 Solomon (oratorio)
 Sonatas for Flute or Recorder  
 Susanna (oratorio)
 Trio Sonatas Op. 2 and 5
 Water Music

JENKINS, John
 Consort Music (Fantasias, Ayres, Pavans, etc.)

LAWES, William
 Chamber Music (Consort Setts, Fantasia-Suites, etc.)

LECLAIR, Jean Marie
 Concertos for Violin
 Sonatas for Flute or Violin

LOCATELLI, Pietro
 Concertos for Violin Op. 3 
 Sonatas for Flute Op. 2
 Sonatas for Violin Op. 6

LOCKE, Matthew 
 Chamber Music (Consorts)

LOEILLET, Jean Baptiste
 Sonatas for Recorder

LULLY, Jean Baptiste
 Atys

MANFREDINI, Francesco
 Concerto Grosso Op. 3 #12 "Christmas"

MARAIS, Marin
 Suites and Pieces for Viola da Gamba

MARCELLO, Alessandro
 Concerto for Oboe
 Concertos "La Cetra"

PACHELBEL, Johann
 Canon and Gigue in D Major 
 Organ Music (Choral Preludes, Fantasias, etc.)

PERGOLESI, Giovanni Battista
 Stabat Mater 

PURCELL, Henry 
 Dido and Aeneas (opera)
 Fantasies

 Trio Sonatas for Strings and Continuo

RAMEAU, Jean Philippe  
 Les Indes Galantes for harpsichord
 Pièces de Clavecin  
 Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts
  

SCARLATTI, Alessandro
 Concerti Grossi Play

SCARLATTI, Domenico
 Sonatas for Harpsichord

SOLER, Padre Antonio
 Concertos for 2 Organs
 Fandango
 Sonatas for Harpsichord

STANLEY, John
 Organ Concertos 

TARTINI, Giuseppe
 Concertos for Violin
 Sonata for Violin "Devil's Trill"

TELEMANN, Georg Philipp
 Concertos (oboe, flute, violin, viola, etc.)
 Essercizii musici
 Fantasias for Oboe or Flute 
 Paris Quartets
 Sonatas for Flute, Oboe and Continuo
 Suite in A minor for Flute and Strings
 Sonatas for Recorder

TORELLI, Giuseppe
 Concertos

VIVALDI, Antonio
 Four Seasons  
 Concertos (for violin, bassoon, cello, oboe, flute, etc.)
 Gloria
 Sonatas for Flute or Oboe and Continuo Op. 13
 Sonatas for Cello and Continuo Op. 14

ZELENKA, Jan Dismas
 Trio Sonatas