38 Classical Hidden Gems You Should Listen to Right Now

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Each day in May 2016, WFMT shared hidden gems of classical music. Below, find the full list of hidden gems we shared with you, or you can click here to jump to the full playlist on WFMT's Spotify. Don’t forget to tell us your favorite lesser-known works in the comments below.


1. Alkan: Symphonie, Op. 39


2. Martin: Violin Concerto
3. Lekeu: Violin Sonata in G
4. Reubke: Piano Sonata in B-Flat
5. Rimsky-Korsakov: The Invisible City of Kitezh Suite


6. Rameau: Platée Suite
7. Reger: Serenade in G, Op. 141a
8. Reger: A Romantic Suite
9. Menotti: Piano Concerto
10. Clementi: Symphony No. 2 in D


11. Villa-Lobos: String Quartet No. 1
12. Zelenka: Miserere in C Il fondamento
13. Fasch: Suite in B-Flat
14. Herrmann: Symphony No. 1
15. Hummel: Piano Sonata No. 3 in F, Op. 20
16. Moeran: Serenade in G



17. Taneyev: Piano Quintet, Op. 30
18. Hahn: Piano Quintet
19. Vorisek: Symphony in D
20. Porter: Symphony No. 2
21. Haydn: String Quartet in E-Flat, Op. 20/1


22. Svendsen: Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat, Op. 15
23. Carpenter: Piano Quintet (1937)
24. Handel: L’allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato: “When steals the morn”
25. Schreker: Vorspiel zu einer grossen Oper
26. Cherubini: String Quartet No. 6
27. Roussel: Symphony No. 3 in G, Op. 42


28. Halvorsen: Suite ancienne, Op. 31a
29. Creston: Symphony No. 2
30. Schumann: 12 Lieder von Justinus Kerner, Op. 35
31. Pfitzner: Palestrina Preludes
32. Bax: Symphony No. 3


33. Martinů: Symphony No. 2
34. Ibert: Quatre chansons du Duc
35. Montsalvatge: Concierto breve


36. Schoeck: Sommernacht
37. Diamond: String Quartet No. 3
38. Schmidt: Symphony No. 4



Enjoy the full Spotify playlist here!