Playlist: 10 Classical Works to Put a Little Spring in Your Step

By Stephen Raskauskas |

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Composers have been inspired by all aspects of nature, and the changing of the seasons is no exception. As the weather warms up and the birds begin to chirp, here are some classical works to put a little spring in your step.

1. Verdi’s “Spring” from I vespri siciliani


2. Vivaldi’s "Spring" from The Four Seasons


3. Astor Piazzolla’s “Primavera porteña” from Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas


4. Glazunov’s "Spring" from The Seasons, Op.67


5. Lili Boulanger’s D’un matin de printemps


6. Shostakovich’s "Spring Waltz" from Ballet Suite No. 2


7. Debussy’s Printemps, II. Modéré


8. Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major, Op.38, “Spring”


9. Milhaud’s Concertino de printemps, Op. 135


10. Respighi’s “La Primavera” from Trittico Botticelliano