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Classical for Reading

Curated by Amazon's Music Experts

Curl up with a good book and relaxing classical music as the soundtrack.

82 SONGS • 6 HOURS AND 44 MINUTES

1Mendelssohn: Song without Words, Op. 109
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Isata Kanneh-Mason & Felix Mendelssohn
04:15
2Lacrimoso son'io, K.555 (Arr. for violins by Maya Magub)3Duo for Violin and Viola in B-Flat Major, K. 424, No. 2: II. Andante Cantabile4Sonata for Harp and Cello (1974): I. Moderato (Arr. for Piano and Cello)5Debussy: Arabesque No. 1 (Arr. Haginomori for Flute and Piano)6Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22: II. Tempo Di Valse7Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto (Arr. Barrios Mangoré for Guitar)8Nocturne No. 20 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. posth (Arranged for Violin & Orchestra)9J.S. Bach: Savior of the Nations, Come, BWV 659 (Arr. for 4 Cellos)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Hannah Roberts, Ben Davies, Max Ruisi & Johann Sebastian Bach
04:40
10Mahler: Symphony No. 7 - II. Nachtmusik: d. Fig. 101
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado & Gustav Mahler
04:00
11Haydn: String Quartet in E Major, Hob.III:8, (Op. 2 No. 2) - 3. Adagio12Water Music Suite No 1 - Air13Calme
Matteo Myderwyk
03:16
14Nocturne in B Major, Op. 40, B. 4715Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 50 in D Major, Hob. XVI:37: II. Adagio16The Alchemist173 Gymnopedies: Gymnopedie No. 118String Quartet in F Major, Op. 3, No. 5, Hob.III:17, "Serenade": II. Serenade: Andante cantabile19Chopin: Nocturne No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 9 No. 220Violin Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, WoO 27: III. Intermezzo. Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell21Suite BWV 1007: Allemande22Sanctus
Matteo Myderwyk
02:55
23Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor - 4th Movement24Above and Below (Amazon Original)25Haydn: String Quartet in F Major, Hob.III:82, (Op. 77 No. 2) - 3. Andante26a new romance
Alexandra Stréliski
03:10
27Brown
Metamorphose String Orchestra & Pavel Lyubomudrov
03:59
28Adagio Variation (From Adagio in G Minor, Arr. for Violin and Piano by Svetoslav Karparov)29Sonatine, M. 40 I. Modéré
Judith Falk & Maurice Ravel
04:08
30Schwanenlied, Op. 1, No. 1 (Arr. for Violin and String Ensemble by Ellie Consta)31Suite No. 7 "Scènes alsaciennes": I. Dimanche matin32Lawson: the color of the sky (solo piano)33Mozart Serenade No 13 KV 525: II. Romanze34Le carnaval des animaux, R 125: XIII. Le cygne (Arr. for Cello and Harp)35Delta Sunrise
Claire Bryant
03:36
36Coleridge-Taylor: Othello, Op. 79 - IV. The Willow Song
Chineke! Orchestra, Fawzi Haimor & Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
02:41
37Presto (Fourth Movement from Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001)38Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fù "Largo" (Arr. for Oboe and Orchestra)39Watching You Waltz40Lawson: irreplaceable
Chad Lawson, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & James Southall
04:32
41Thrive
RIOPY
04:25
42Brahms: Waltz In A Flat, Op. 39/1543Nocturne No. 2 in D-Flat Major, Op. 2744Flower Duet (Amazon Original)45Dolores
Louis-Étienne Santais
03:48
46Lalo: 2 Impromptus, Op. 4 - I. Espérance47Goldberg Variations, BWV. 988: Aria
Maria Tipo & Johann Sebastian Bach
03:05
48Ma Mère l'Oye, M. 60: V. Le jardin féérique49Assad: Menino
Plínio Fernandes & Braimah Kanneh-Mason
04:22
50Ave maria, K.554 (Arr. for violins by Maya Magub)51Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" - I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio52The Roads Not Taken53Lawson: with you
Chad Lawson, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & James Southall
04:10
54On the Nature of Daylight
Anna Lapwood & The Chapel Choir of Pembroke College, Cambridge
06:31
55Lawson: fields of forever (solo piano)56Le voile du bonheur, Op. 88: Scènes XI et XV (Musique de scène)57Einaudi: Nuvole Bianche
Ludovico Einaudi
06:00
58Guitar Quintet No. 4 in D Major, G. 448: I. Pastorale59Golden Gate60Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453: II. Andante
Golda Vainberg-Tatz, Moscow Chamber Orchestra & Constantine Orbelian
10:27
61I Am Weary, Don't Let Me Rest629 Variations on a Minuet by Jean-Pierre Duport, K. 573: Variation VI63Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act II: "Voi che sapete" (Arr. for Clarinet and Piano)64O Magnum Mysterium (Arr. for Violin and Chorus by Grant Gershon & Morten Lauridsen)65Richter: Vladimir's Blues66Scenes from the Forest, Op. 82: IX. Farewell67Debussy: Suite bergamasque, CD 82 - III. Clair de lune68Time (Piano Solo Version)69Liszt: Weihnachtsbaum Suite, S.186 - Transcription by Vladimir Horowitz - 10. Ehemals70Marienwalzer, Op. 212716 Romances, Op. 6: No. 6, None but the Lonely Heart (Arr. for Violin & Piano by Mischa Elman)72Meditation (After 'Ave Maria', Arr. for Choir & Orchestra by Mack Wilberg)73Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria74String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96 "American": II. Lento75A Catalogue of Afternoons
Pablo Sáinz-Villegas
01:42
76Nocturne No. 2 in E flat Major, Op. 9,277Concerto For 2 Violins, Strings, And Continuo In D Minor, BWV 1043 - 2. Largo Ma Non Tanto
Hilary Hahn, Margaret Batjer, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane & Johann Sebastian Bach
06:50
78Liszt:  Love Dream
St. Abibas Classical Orchestra
04:25
79Neutkens: Rigel80Echo
Helen Jane Long
04:40
81String Quartets No. 5 in D Major, Op.64: II. Adagio cantabile82Concerto Grosso No. 11, Op. 1: I. Largo
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet
02:39