Classical music’s overflowing with exceptional piano music. Over the centuries composers have produced countless great, famous, original and influential works for this instrument that’s positioned at the heart of the repertoire.
Picking ten of the best isn’t straightforward - there’s a lot of competition. But few can argue, hopefully, that the classical pieces featuring on this list don’t deserve a place on any list of excellent piano music.
Some of these are bona fide classics that you’ll either know or recognise. But fingers crossed that some will surprise you, as there’s nothing like new discoveries, and we’d be glad to give you the chance to hear some great music for the first time. And to see it - all of these works can be found in nkoda’s collection of classical piano sheet music.
If you’re looking for classical piano music at its finest, then search no further.
Best classic piano pieces of all time
- The Well-Tempered Clavier by Johann Sebastian Bach
- Piano Sonata No. 7 by Sergei Prokofiev
- Piano Concerto in A minor by Clara Schumann
- Solace by Scott Joplin
- Piano Concerto No. 4 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
- Vers la vie nouvelle by Nadia Boulanger
- Piano Concerto No. 21 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Suite bergamasque by Claude Debussy
- Concerto for Two Pianos by Grażyna Bacewicz
- Piano Sonata No. 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven