Last summer The Columbus Dispatch did a series of “20 You Should Know” in the areas of classical, country, jazz and pop/rock music. In reviewing the classical list, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that we own the vast majority of the pieces on the list. Some of them I did not know by name, but knew the tune once I heard it.
If you are interested in checking out the list, you can go here. There is also audio available to listen to excerpts of the pieces.