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Here are some playlists to help you get into the right frame of mind when you're trying to study.
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Playlists for Studying


"Listen Some More," by Failedlmitator

If you need a little music to put you in the right frame of mind for studying, then give a listen to some of these playlists.

 

The Mozart Effect


"Mozart," by
dunga 94

Some say listening to Mozart makes you smarter. Whether you believe that or not, he still wrote some amzazing music. Check out some energetic selections from Mozart's catalog as well as from other classical, baroque, renaissance, and romantic composers with this playlist in Naxos Music Library (sign in required if you're off campus or using wifi). Highlights include works by Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, and many more.

 

Chill Out with Impressionism

"Impressionist Reflection," by uBookworm

Looking for something laid back to fill the void while you study? DRAM, a streaming audio database devoted largely to modern music, has lots of great stuff that fits the bill.  Here's a list of mellow selections to help you study with some quiet tunes in the background.


John Hollenbeck, Chapel Files
http://www.dramonline.org/tracks/chapel-files/ (6:04)

Tyshawn Sorey, Commentary
http://www.dramonline.org/tracks/commentary-2/ (6:56)

Morton Feldman, The Viola in my Life
http://www.dramonline.org/albums/morton-feldman-the-viola-in-my-life (1:14:56)

Aaron Copland, Piano Sonata
http://www.dramonline.org/works/piano-sonata-8 (26:49)

George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
http://www.dramonline.org/tracks/rhapsody-in-blue (16:47)

Maurice Ravel, Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
http://www.dramonline.org/works/valses-nobles-et-sentimentales (14:42)

Maurice Ravel, Miroirs
http://www.dramonline.org/works/miroirs (28:57)

Claude Debussy, Deux Arabesques
http://www.dramonline.org/works/deux-arabesques (9:59)

Philip Glass, Opening
http://www.dramonline.org/tracks/opening (6:31)

 

For when you're stressed and freaking out and ready to give up

...check out this playlist on 8tracks.

 

Studying Over Easy


"Over Easy," by Frank Harris

It might be oldies, but it's not your typical easy listening.  From the American Song database, this playlist swings from folk to jazz to blues to rock. 

 

Wake Up!


"
Dancing Queens," by Nekanaiz

Getting drowsy and need a little pick-me-up?  Try this playlist from the American Song database.  It will wake you up and get your toes tapping. You might even find yourself doing a little dance in your chair...

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