Mine would be Shubert's "Ave maria" (D. 832, Op. 52, #6 for you purists out there)

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Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 5

Amen to that. Pure genius.

And, if you're so inclined, you can enjoy it in the comfort of your own home:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ncVblmduSQ&list=UUlDs481_BQLqGC...

Rob's is a more standard configuration for Hauptwerk.

 

Then there's what's possible if you really have the dough. Another home setup:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF82CqPFzGI&feature=c4-overview&...

The post I replied to has disappeared, strangely. It also was about Bach.

Speaking of movie music,, how about,,,,, The Red Violin. 

Strauss' "Death and Transfiguration"

I've got so many favorites, it's hard to choose. I guess my tastes have moved backward in time to early music, but if we're talking classical music, I have to go with Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony:

Oh, and thanks, John, for asking such an interesting question.

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