August 12, 2022

Your Ultimate Relaxation Playlist

KUSC is here to help you get the most out of your summer season. So we asked our hosts to advise music for some iconic California summer season experiences. Wherever youre investing the summer season, this Summer Relaxation Playlist from Dianne will keep you feel calm and cool.

Your Ultimate Relaxation Playlist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Soave sia il vento” trio from Cosi fan tutte

Your Ultimate Relaxation Playlist

In the midst of the extremely ridiculous plot of Cosi fan tutte, Mozart throws in what is perhaps the most elegant 5 minutes in all of opera. “Gentle be the breezes and calm be the sea.” Which is exactly my desire for your summer!

Your Ultimate Relaxation Playlist

Gabriel Fauré: Sicilienne from Pelleas et Melisande

Your Ultimate Relaxation Playlist

A beautiful gem from the guy who taught Debussy. Makes an impression, huh?

Your Ultimate Relaxation Playlist

Ludwig van Beethoven: Slow motion from the Pathetique Sonata

Your Ultimate Relaxation Playlist

Johann Sebastian Bach: Air on the G string from the Orchestral Suite # 3.

Your Ultimate Relaxation Playlist

Just in case you believe Bach is hopelessly stuck in the 18th century, re-listen to this piece, which is one for the ages particularly today!

Erik Satie: Gymnopedie # 1.

KUSC is here to assist you get the most out of your summer season. We asked our hosts to recommend music for some renowned California summertime experiences. Wherever youre investing the summertime, this Summer Relaxation Playlist from Dianne will keep you feel cool and calm.

What makes this piece so moving? Difficult to say. Ive liked it considering that it appeared on Blood, Sweat, and Tears eponymous very first album.

Like so much of Beethovens sluggish movements, the seeming simplicity of this music makes the impact all the more profound.