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Classical Music to study: the 10 best pieces
Do you need maximum concentration? For science these are the perfect classical works to study.

Classical Music to study

Here is the link to the playlist on YouTube, with all the songs

Students who listen to classical music while studying do better. Spotify reveals that listening to the right music genre while learning increases focus.

A scientific research, performed by the music service in Spotify streaming, reveals that students who, while learning, listen classic music with 60-70 beats per minute, they reach an average score higher than the 12% in math tests, will it be true? Try our playlist and let us know.

Mozart - Divertimento in D major, K. 136 (1772)

The perfect musical motivation to jump into your study session.
The fun n. 1 in D major K 136 (K6 125a) was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Salzburg in the early months of 1772 together with the entertainments K 137 and K 138 in the period between the second and third trip to Italy.

Satie - Gymnopédie No. 1 The Gymnopédies are three pieces for piano composed by Erik Satie between February and April 1888, published in Paris in 1888. The name of the compositions refers to the ancient Spartan festival of the Gimnopedias (Γυμνοπαιδίαι). During these celebrations, gymnastics, a processional dance of naked ephebes, took place, followed by songs and gymnastic exercises.

Lang Lang - Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria

The Goldberg Variations (BWV 988) are a harpsichord work consisting of an aria with thirty variations, composed by Johann Sebastian Bach between 1741 and 1745 and published in Nuremberg by the publisher Balthasar Schmid. They are dedicated to Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, at that time serving in Dresden as a choirmaster with Count von Brühl.

The work was conceived as a modular architecture of 32 pieces, arranged following mathematical schemes and symmetries that give it so much cohesion and continuity that it has no equal in the history of music. Together with the Art of Fugue, it can be considered the apex of Bach's experiments in the creation of music for keyboard instruments, both from a technical-executive point of view, and for the style that combines together high-level musical and mathematical research. 

Hans Zimmer - Time (Inception) 

Inception: Music from the Motion Picture is the soundtrack of the film Inception directed, written and produced by Christopher Nolan in 2010.
The disc was composed by Hans Zimmer who with this album is the third collaboration with the British director after having worked with him on the soundtrack of Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008) and was released on 13 July 2010.

Kimiko Ishizaka - Well-Tempered Clavier (JS Bach), Book 1 

Bach composed the collection "for the usefulness and use of the musical youth eager to learn, and also for the pastime of those who are already experienced in this study". Although there are many instruments equipped with a keyboard, the well-tempered harpsichord is mostly played on the harpsichord or piano.

Janina Fialkowska - Chopin: Etudes Op.10 and Op.25

The Études by Frédéric Chopin are three series of studies for solo piano, published in 1833. They are twenty-seven overall compositions, divided into two collections of twelve studies, numbered op. 10 and op. 25, and a set of three studies with no work number. 

The Hours - Philip Glass 

The Hours is the original soundtrack album for the 2002 film The Hours, starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore. The original score was composed by Philip Glass.

Not all of the film's music was composed specifically for this: Glass's previous music, including a theme from his work Satyagraha, was also described and credited separately at the end of the film.

James Horner - A Beautiful Mind 01: A Kaleidoscope of Mathematics 

A Beautiful Mind is the original soundtrack album for the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly (who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as “Alicia Nash”), Christopher Plummer and Paul Bettany. The original score and songs were composed and conducted by James Horner.

The album was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Score, and an Oscar for Best Original Score. 

Ludovico Einaudi - The Days

I Giorni is an album released in 2001 by the Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi.
Ludovico Maria Enrico Einaudi (Turin, November 23, 1955) is an Italian pianist and composer.

He trained at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan having Luciano Berio as a teacher in the early eighties. Einaudi began his career as a classical composer, and began incorporating other styles and genres, including pop, rock, world music and popular music.

Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata (1st Movement)

The Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, more commonly known under the name of Sonata in the moonlight (nickname given to it by the German critic Rellstab), is op. 27 n. 2 of Ludwig van Beethoven's catalog, and was completed in 1801 and first published in 1802 "for the harpsichord or piano-forte".

Beethoven dedicated this work to his favorite pupil, the nineteen-year-old Countess Giulietta Guicciardi, with whom he had been in love.

Classical Music to study

Here is the link to the playlist on YouTube, with all the songs

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