Saturday, January 22, 2011

The top 10 greatest classical composers (complete list)

Here are the links to my whole top 10 list of the greatest composers (inspired by Anthony Tommasini's New York Times series):

10, 9 (with rules for the list)

8, 7

6, 5

4, 3

2, 1

Honorable mentions

"Musical Instruments," painting by Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677), via Wikimedia Commons.


Dave Whitaker said...

John, this list and 13 other similar ones have been consolidated into an aggregate list of the top 50 classical composers of all time. You can check it out at!/notes/daves-music-database/classical-composers-top-50/496588406629

Anonymous said...

This list is a perversion!!!! It places Brahms above Bach!!!!!!