PLAY NOW: Road Trip!

Nov 21, 2014

Take this playlist with you on your next Road Trip! IPR's Kate Botello has put together nearly 4 hours of music for you to take over the river and through the woods.

Taking a road trip? Change your playlist! We're thinking about you out on those snowy roads for your holiday travels. It's exciting and stressful, we know. What soundtrack can be both calming and stimulating? What could add new color to the landscapes outside your car window?  Kate Botello has put together nearly 4 hours of music designed to surprise and invigorate your road trip. Great for the Classical music fan, or if you're just willing to give Classical a try. Best of all, there's no interruption when you leave our coverage area. You just need your smart phone and the free music sharing app Spotify.

(Spotify Free will shuffle your playlist; a paid account will play it in Kate's order - the music's great, either way!)

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

  • Rossini: Largo al factotum
  • Anderson: Horse and Buggy
  • Strauss II: Die Fledermaus Overture
  • Penguin Cafe Orchestra: Telephone and Rubber Band
  • Arne: Overture No. 3 in G Major Presto/Andante/Minuet
  • Confrey: Moods of a New Yorker (Movie Ballet)
  • Adams: The Chairman Dances
  • Rota: Waltz from, "The Godfather"
  • Bernstein: West Side Story Symphonic Dances - Cha-Cha
  • JS Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 Prelude
  • Akhnaten: Window of Appearances
  • von Weber: Invitation to the Dance (Aufforderung zum Tanze)
  • Mozart: The Magic Flute: Papageno! Papagena!
  • Satie: 2 Pieces Froide: Airs a faire fuir
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, "Italian": Allegro/Andante con moto/Con moto moderato/Satarello presto
  • Silk Road Ensemble: Vocussion
  • Brooklyn Rider: Ascending Bird
  • JS Bach: Fugue in G Minor, "The Little"
  • Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture
  • Lamb: American Beauty Rag
  • Kreisler: Tambourin Chinois
  • Rodgers: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
  • Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers
  • Chapi: Jota (La Bruja)
  • Von Bingen: Instramentalstuck
  • Beethoven: Egmont Overture
  • Massenet: Scenes napolitaines: La dance/La procession/La fete
  • Bixio/Cherubini: La Mia Canzone al Vento
  • Traditional: The Seagull/The Curlew/Jig of Slurs
  • Glass: Satyagraha: Evening Song
  • Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
  • Haydn: Symphony in C, "The Bear": Finale
  • Gilbert & Sullivan: Rising Early in the Morning
  • Purcell: The Fairy Queen: Overture
  • Berg: Why Else Do You Have an English Horn?
  • Penguin Cafe Orchestra: Perpetuum Mobile 
  • Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue