I don’t know if you know this, but I’m a big music fan. Isn’t everybody?
I listen to Spotify pretty much non-stop—when I’m working, reading, cooking, exercising.
My awesome students at the Bresee Foundation and I got to talking about music, and they asked me to put together a playlist of my favorite study music. Well, here it is! It’s all instrumental. Mostly includes contemporary classical stuff, plus some electronic music…stuff we used to call IDM. That stood for “Intelligent Dance Music,” and yes, I think the inherent condescension was intentional.
Ok, enough ado already. Here is Tutor Ted’s Music for Studying on Spotify.
Let’s spike the number of plays of Terry Riley’s “Descending Moonshine Dervishes,” shall we?