Music for Living
Music for Living
Music for Living
Music for Living
Music for Living
Music for Living

You may have heard us exploring our new tagline "Music for Living" on air. The playful vignettes, produced by our own John Birge, feature everyday tasks and events… and how Classical MPR can connect with you during those times. Have a listen, and find the pieces that might go along with what you're doing today.

Celebrating:

Respighi — Pines of Rome

Laughing:

Johann Strauss Jr. — Die Fledermaus: Adele's Laughing Song (“Mein Herr Marquis”)

Cooking:

Stravinsky — Pulcinella Suite

Dining:

Mozart — Eine kleine Nachtmusik: 2nd movement

Designing:

Bach — Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude

Building:

Shostakovich — Symphony No. 7: 1st movement


Dreaming:

Schumann — Scenes from Childhood: Träumerei (“Dreaming”)

Waking:

Schumann — Symphony No. 1: 4th movement

Driving:

Gershwin — An American in Paris

Arriving:

Bach — Brandenburg Concerto No. 3: 3rd movement


Kissing:

Tchaikovsky — Romeo and Juliet: Love Theme

Wedding:

Mendelssohn — Wedding March

Raking:

Vivaldi — The Four Seasons: Autumn

Relaxing:

Ralph Vaughan-Williams — Oboe Concerto: 1st movement

Working:

Bach — Well-tempered Clavier: Prelude in C

Playing:

Bizet — Children's Games: Galop


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