Oh rainy day, what should I play? If you’re anything like me and you appreciate the ocassional dark skies and leisurely fall of rain, your playlist is probably a reflective collection of moody and somewhat somber tunes. On days like today, Classical, Film Scores and Jazz reign (pun intended).
How about a little music from the film Magnolia’s soundtrack:
Keeping with film scores, nobody does gloomy and melodic better than Philip Glass:
Often lumped in with the French Impressionism of Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy, Erik Satie's hauntingly simple music evokes nostalgia and memory:
In her heyday, Billie Holiday's singular style was unmatched in expressing the depth of human emotion:
Two titans of modern music, Aaron Copland and Benny Goodman:
And lastly, the beauty and simplicity of The Beatitudes as performed by The Kronos Quartet and featured in the film The Great Beauty: