The following table is derived from a poll of Houston Symphony Chorus members as to favorite works. The results are adjusted slightly to compensate for the fact that more people are familiar with recently performed works.


Work Last Performed Score
Brahms - Requiem 89 29
Verdi - Requiem 92 28
Orff - Carmina Burana 95 27
Vaughan Williams - Sea Symphony 92 22
Britten - War Requiem 93 22
Mahler - Symphony 8 94 20
Mozart - Requiem 91 19
Haydn - Seasons 94 15
Berlioz - Requiem 93 13
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms 94 13
Berlioz - Romeo and Juliet 83 12
Bach - St. John Passion 94 11
Mahler - Symphony 2 89 11
Pops - Cole Porter 89 10
Beethoven - Missa Solemnis 93 9
Handel - Messiah 95 9
Hindemith - When Lilacs Last Bloomed 95 8
Poulenc - Gloria 94 7
Balshazzar's Feast - -
Berlioz - Damnation of Faust 84 -
Brahms - Schicksalslied 92 -
Debussy - La Damoiselle Elui - -
Mendelssohn - Elijah 92 -
Pops - Gershwin - -
Pops - Radio's Golden Age 88 -
Ravel - Daphne and Chloe 91 -
Stravinsky - Persephone 73 -


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