PLAY NOW: A Muse Walks Into A Bar, and Says...

May 5, 2015

PLAY NOW! A Muse Walks Into a Bar, and Says...

Whether you're sitting in the bath (or you wish you were), entertaining friends, or perhaps looking to relax after the baby has finally stopped crying -- Interlochen Public Radio's Kate Botello has the perfect Classical playlist for you. Play the music from your computer anytime. All you need is a free Spotify account. 

"A Muse walks into a bar and says..." - well, we don't know what she says, as she's a figure from Greek myth. BUT - if she did exist, this music might be on her playlist. Try this one for two hours of gorgeous sound and ethereal voices; great for meditation, bathtub, or just chillin' with your personal Muses.

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

  • Basket Rondo: Bells B; Meredith Monk
  • 2 Arabesques (for flute & harp); Claude Debussy
  • Summer in the High Grassland; (Traditional Chinese), Yo-Yo Ma
  • Dolly Suite, Berceuse; Gabriel Faure
  • Bachianas Brasileras No. 5; Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • Romance; Antonio Rosetti
  • Water Night; Eric Whitacre
  • Suite for Violin with American Gamelan; Lou Harrison
  • Nocturnes No. 3: Sirenes; Claude Debussy
  • Emperor, Adagio con poco mosso; Ludwig van Beethoven
  • 3 Oiseaux de Paradis; Maurice Ravel
  • Tonadas de Ordeño; (Traditional Venezuelan) Soledad Bravo
  • So God Watered Them With Dew; Hildegard von Bingen
  • La valse d'Amelie; Yann Tiersen
  • Skylark; Hoagy Carmichael (arr. John Rutter)
  • The Lark Ascending; Ralph Vaughn Williams
  • Heaven and Earth Last Forever (improvisation on Bach Suite No. 2, Praeludium; David Darling
  • Vocalise; Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Air from Suite No. 3 (Air on a G String); JS Bach arr. The Swingle Singers
  • Reminiscence; Olafar Arnalds and Alice Sara Ott
  • Gymnopedie No. 1; Erik Satie
  • Cradle Song; (Traditional Russian Jewish) arr. Kitka
  • Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix; Camille Saint-Saens (from Samson and Delilah)
  • Lullaby for My Favorite Insomniac; Kenji Bunch, arr. Ahn Trio
  • Humming Chorus; Giacomo Puccini (from Madame Butterfly)
  • Nella Fantasia; Ennio Morricone