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WRTI's Listener Choice Countdown: Your Top 10 Classical Composers and Jazz Artists

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You voted, the results are in, and now we're revealing your top 10 classical composers and jazz artists every day starting Feb. 7 and ending on Feb. 17 when your No.1 choices will be announced. Tune in and join the fun!

On the air you'll hear the most beloved music by each day’s winners, stories and comments from our listeners, and more.

Check out this post each day so you can easily see where your favorites are landing. The lists are below.

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Here are the lists:

Your Top 10 Classical Composers
1. Ludwig van Beethoven
2. Johann Sebastian Bach
3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
4. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
5. Antonin Dvorak
6. Frederic Chopin
7. Johannes Brahms
8. Sergei Rachmaninoff
9. Aaron Copland
10. Antonio Vivaldi

Your Top 10 Jazz Artists
1. Ella Fitzgerald
2. Dave Brubeck
3. John Coltrane
4. Miles Davis
5. Louis Armstrong
6. Thelonious Monk
7. Duke Ellington
8. Nat "King" Cole
9. Billie Holiday
10. Bill Evans