PLAY NOW: I'm Trying to Study, Here!

Jan 8, 2014

PLAY NOW: I'm Trying to Study, Here!

Having a hard time concentrating when it's time to "knuckle down?" Lots of homework? Or just trying to think or read in peace while listening to some great, non-distracting music?  Whatever your task, we hope this three-hour selection of music will help keep you focused and happy.


Listen on Spotify, below, or click here (links to the web player; opens a new browser window. Account required (free).


  • Menuetto, Allegro, Trio; Haydn
  • Princess Mononoke; Hisaishi
  • Chacony; Purcell
  • Satyagraha, Act III Conclusion; Glass
  • Clarinet Quartet, Rondo: Allegretto; Mozart
  • Invention No. 6; JS Bach
  • Concerning Hobbits; Shore
  • Heart Asks Pleasure First; Nyman
  • String Quartet #16, Allegretto; Beethoven
  • Gnossiennes, No. 5; Satie
  • Quintet in A Major, Menuetto; Mozart
  • Ballade No. 4, Chopin
  • Fish Beach; Nyman
  • Concerto Grosso in A minor, 1st Movement; Vivaldi
  • Symphony No. 4, Andante; Brahms
  • Cadmus and Hermione, No. 1: Chaconne; Lully
  • The Seasons, June: Barcarolle; Tchaikovsky
  • Havanaise; Saint-Saens
  • Piano Concerto No. 23, 1: Allegro; Mozart
  • Songs Without Words, Book 6, No. 7; Mendelssohn
  • Fantasia #6 in 4 parts; Purcell
  • Oblivion; Piazzolla
  • Pavane; Faure
  • Big My Secret; Nyman
  • Violin Concerto No. 1, 1. Allegro moderato; JS Bach
  • Larghetto; Haydn
  • Becoming A Geisha; Williams
  • La Folia; Corelli
  • Berceuse No. 1 from Trois Marceaux, No. 7; Ysaye
  • Sonata No. 42; Seixas
  • Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano, 2. Rondo: Allegro Vivace; Beethoven
  • Road Movies, for Violin and Piano, 2. Meditative; Adams
  • Invention #15; JS Bach