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BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel
 Magnificat
 Concerto for 2 Harpsichords Wq. 46
 Concertos for Cello Wq. 170-172
 Concertos for Flute
 Concertos for Oboe 
 Sonatas for Flute and Continuo
 Sonatas for Keyboard
 Symphonies Wq. 174, 175

BACH, Johann Christian
 Concertos for Keyboard 

BACH, Wilhelm Friedemann 
Sinfonias

BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van
 Concertos for Piano (1-3, 4, 5)
 Concerto for Violin Op. 61
 Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello Op. 56
 Diabelli Variations for Piano Op. 120
 Eroica Variations for Piano Op. 35
 Fidelio Op. 72 (opera)
 Missa Solemnis Op. 123
 Overtures (Leonore, Coriolan, Egmont. etc.)
 Quartets 7
 Quintet for Piano and Strings Op. 16 
 Sextet for Winds Op. 71
 Sonatas for Piano 
 Sonatas for Cello and Piano (1-5)
 Sonatas for Violin and Piano
 Symphonies (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
 Trios for Piano and Strings ( #7 "Archduke")

BELLINI, Vincenzo
 Norma (opera)
 I Puritani (opera)
 La Sonnambula (opera)

BOCCHERINI, Luigi
 Concertos for Cello
 Quintets for Guitar and Strings (3, 4, 5, 6)
 Quintets for Strings
 Symphonies

CIMAROSA, Domenico
 Concerto for Oboe in C Major

FIELD, John 
 Nocturnes

GLUCK, Christoph Willibald
 Iphigénie en Tauride (opera)
 Orfeo ed Euridice (opera)

HAYDN, Franz Joseph
 Concertos in C and D for Cello 
 Concertos for Keyboard
 Concerto in E flat for Trumpet
 The Creation (oratorio)
 Mass #10 ("Paukenmesse") Play
 Mass #11 ("Nelson")
 Quartets Op. 71
 The Seasons (oratorio)
 Sonatas (miscellaneous) for Piano
 Symphonies (6-8, 45, 88, 94, 100, 101, 103, 104)  

HUMMEL, Johann Nepomuk
 Concertos for Piano Play
 Sonatas for Piano

MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus
 Arias (opera and concert arias)
 Concerto for Clarinet K. 622
 Concertos for Flute, K.313 and 314
 Concertos for Horn #1-4 K. 412, 417, 447 and 495
 Concertos for Piano (7-19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27)
 Concertos for Violin 
 Cosí fan tutte 
 Divertimenti K. 136-138 and #10, K. 247
 Don Giovanni (opera)
 Exsultate, Jubilate (motet)
 Idomeneo (opera)
 La Clemenza di Tito (opera)
 Magic Flute (opera)
 Marriage of Figaro (opera)
 Mass in C minor "The Great"
 Opera Overtures Play
 Quartets for Flute and Strings
 Quartet for Oboe and Strings K. 370
 Quartets for Strings 
 Quintet for Clarinet and Strings K. 581
 Quintet for Piano and Strings
 Quintets for Strings ( K. 515, 516, 593 and 614)
 Requiem K. 626
 Serenade #6 "Serenata notturna" K. 239
 Serenade #7 "Haffner" K. 250
 Serenade #9 "Posthorn" K. 320
 Serenades #10 "Gran Partita", 11 and 12 for Winds
 Serenade #13 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" K. 525
 Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola K. 364
 Sonatas for Piano
 Sonatas for Violin
 Symphonies (29, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41)
 Trio for Strings 
 Trios for Piano and Strings

ROSSINI, Gioachino
 Barber of Seville (opera) 
 Overtures
 Semiramide (opera)