When there’s a chill in the air that just won’t let go, there’s nothing better than coming home to the warmth and dancing light of a freshly prepared fireplace – except, perhaps, having the perfect classical playlist to go with it. Grab your favorite slippers, settle in, and enjoy our playlist of cozy classical picks for the winter season.
- “Snowberry” (Yukiko Nishimura) – Music for String Orchestra, Vol. 3 (Excelcia Chamber Orchestra)
- Winterreise, D. 911: No. 5 Der Lindenbaum (Franz Schubert) – Schubert: Winterreise
- “Northern Lights” (Karen Tanaka) – Crystalline: Piano Music by Karen Tanaka
- Hungarian Dance No. 11 in D Minor (Johannes Brahms) – Brahms: 21 Hungarian Dances
- “Your Hands in Mine” (Florence Price) – Florence Price Piano Discoveries
- 3 Winter Poems: No. 3. Serenade, “Snow Showers” (William Alwyn) – Alwyn: Chamber Music and Songs
- “Walking in the Air” (Excerpt “Lifecycle,” Op. 310) (Howard Blake) – Walking in the Air: The Music of Howard Blake
- “Winter Moon” (Margaret Bonds) – Margaret Bonds: The Ballad of the Brown King & Selected Songs
- “Elegy for the Arctic” (Ludovico Einaudi) – Ludivico Einaudi: Elegy for the Arctic
- Sonata for Solo Harp: II. Lento (Germaine Tailleferre) – V – Chamber Music for Harp
- “Song of the Birds” (Pablo Casals) – Sol Gabetta: Prayer
- Pièce, Op. 189 (Mel Bonis) – Compositrices: À l’aube du XXe siècle
- Lux aeterna: III. O nata lux (Morten Lauridsen) – Light Eternal: The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen
- “Nocturne” (Lili Boulanger) – Janine Jansen: Beau Soir
You can listen to these selections on our Cozy Classical playlist on Spotify.