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Allegri: Miserere Mei Deus
1.  Allegri: Miserere Mei Deus by Gregorio Allegri
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  "the first contrapuntal music that was beautiful for its own sake"
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Bach, J.S.: Brandenburg Concertos Nos.4, 5 & 6
2.  Bach, J.S.: Brandenburg Concertos Nos.4, 5 & 6 by Bach J.S.
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  "the first true concerto, with an independent solo cadenza"
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Beethoven: Symphony No.9 'Choral'
3.  Beethoven: Symphony No.9 'Choral' by Ludwig van Beethoven
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  "the first symphony of truly gigantic proportions"
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Wagner: Tristan und Isolde  (DG The Originals)
4.  Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (DG The Originals) by Richard Wagner
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  "the first stirrings of romantic harmony"
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Stravinsky: Rite of Spring
5.  Stravinsky: Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky
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  "the first truly barbaric music"
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Schonberg : Chamber Symphonies Nos 1, 2 & Verklarte Nacht  -  Apex
6.  Schonberg : Chamber Symphonies Nos 1, 2 & Verklarte Nacht - Apex by Various Artists
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  "the first truly atonal music"
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