Top Modern Classical Albums





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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 734 Steve Reich Music for 18 Musicians 1978 Minimalism
2 1310 William Basinski The Disintegration Loops 2002 Minimalism Ambient
Tape Music
3 1511 Terry Riley A Rainbow in Curved Air 1969 Minimalism Electronic
4 1550 Eno Discreet Music 1975 Ambient
5 1910 Philip Glass Einstein on the Beach 1979 Minimalism Opera
6 2211 Moondog Moondog 1969 Third Stream
7 2577 Philip Glass Koyaanisqatsi 1983 Minimalism Film Score
8 2584 Gavin Bryars The Sinking of the Titanic 1975 Minimalism


Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
John Cale The Academy in Peril 1972 Experimental
John Cage Indeterminacy 1959 Indeterminacy Spoken Word
Arvo Pärt Tabula Rasa 1984 Minimalism
Steve Reich Drumming / Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ / Six Pianos 1974 Minimalism
Colin Stetson New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges 2011 Post-Minimalism Experimental
Terry Riley In C 1968 Indeterminacy
Minimalism
Max Richter The Blue Notebooks 2004
Ornette Coleman Skies of America 1972 Avant-Garde Jazz
Third Stream
Karlheinz Stockhausen Kontakte 1960 Serialism Electroacoustic
Steve Reich/Kronos Quartet/Pat Metheny Different Trains/Electric Counterpoint 1989 Minimalism
Colin Stetson New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light 2013 Post-Minimalism Experimental
Frank Zappa/Ensemble Modern The Yellow Shark 1993
Nils Frahm Spaces 2013 Ambient
Philip Glass Glassworks 1982 Minimalism



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