Random Classical Composition In 2007, Matthew Rye compiled 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die. This composition was randomly chosen from his book. Advanced Usage Instructions You can filter the composition selection! Examples – Compositions by Tchaikovsky. Requiem by Mozart. Compositions from the 1600's and earlier. Note that each artist's name is a link to their Wikipedia page. Where available, composition names also link to Wikipedia.