Music for Literature

Try this out if you’re taking a Lowell AP 75 course!

I was going through my old playlists and found some that I used to listen to while getting through required reading.

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (also recommended classical pieces!)

  • Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Op. 65 No. 6 by Edvard Grieg
  • Walts in A Flat, Op. 39 No. 5 by Johannes Brahms
  • Gymnopedie by Erik Satie
  • Liebestraume Nos. 1 and 3 in A Flat Major by Franz Liszt
  • (From: Miroirs) La Vallée de Cloches by Maurice Ravel
  • Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 by Frederic Chopin
  • En Bateau by Claude Debussy
  • Moonlight Sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • The Flower Duet by Leo Delibes
  • Etude in E, Op. 10 No. 3 (Tristesse) by Frederic Chopin
  • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Berceuse by Camille Saint-Saens
  • The Swan by Camille Saint-Saens
  • Vioncello Minuet by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Traumerei by Robert Schumann
  • Arabesque by Claude Debussy

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

  • Romulus by Sufjan Stevens
  • Resurrection Fern by Iron & Wine
  • Vito’s Ordination Song by Sufjan Stevens
  • No Envy, No Fear by Joshua Radin
  • All the Wild Horses by Ray Lamontagne

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison / Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

  • Jacksonville by Sufjan Stevens
  • Casimir Pulaski Day by Sufjan Stevens
  • The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us! by Sufjan Stevens

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

  • The Blower’s Daughter by Damien Rice
  • Everlong by the Foo Fighters
  • Re: Stacks by Bon Iver
  • Mykonos by Fleet Foxes
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