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Classical music for studying: the 14 greatest pieces for brain power
What Classical Music Is Good For Studying
The 14 best pieces of classical music for brain power and learning. Image: Getty Get your head down, please. According to science, these classical books are ideal for academic study.
A study session can be made or broken by the music. Therefore, we created a list of the best classical songs to get you started on the road to success.
Playlist for focus called “Classic FM Revision”
Salzburg Symphony No. 1 (‘Divertimento in D major’) – Mozart
The ideal, enthusiastic piece of musical inspiration to get you pumped up for your study session. The intense violin interaction will motivate you and get you ready for a productive day of revision.
Goldberg Variations – Bach
a masterpiece from the classical canon.
Bach’s music has a clear, precise structure and deep, controlled measures that make it the perfect background music for an engaging study session.
Academic Festival Overture – Brahms
It’s time to pick up the pace a bit.
When you need to speed through lengthy text portions, Brahms is the ideal pace-quickener, and when that brass fanfare begins, it’s just pure bliss.
Time (Inception) – Hans Zimmer
Inception’s theme song by Hans Zimmer has the ability to transport you to a realm of unwavering concentration, willpower, and mental acuity.
The Well-Tempered Clavier – Bach
Are the old laptop keys starting to feel a little clumsy under your fingers?
The Well-Tempered Clavier by J.S. Bach is a work of perfection that aims to improve both your mental and technical keyboard skills.
Etudes – Chopin
Let’s get back to work now that lunch has over and you’ve had a cup of coffee. The challenging arpeggio sections in Chopin’s tricky Etudes are excellent brain-training exercises.
Studying for finals? Let classical music help – USC News
It was first released on December 5, 2014.
Trojans might benefit from a healthy, readily available study tool – classical music — as the season of cramming and finals draws near.
Classical KUSC in Los Angeles and Classical KDFC in San Francisco both offer it as a 24/7 service. Listen to the radio broadcast or see it live online at kusc.org or kdfc.com. There is a new version of the free app for KUSC as well as one for KDFC to use on smartphones.
Recent academic research has focused on the benefits of listening to classical music for the brain, sleep patterns, immune system, and stress levels – all of which are beneficial for preparing for those crucial end-of-semester exams.
Face the music
Students who listened to a one-hour lecture with classical music playing in the background scored significantly higher on a quiz about the lecture than a comparable group of students who heard the lecture without music, according to university research from France that was published in Learning and Individual Differences.
The researchers hypothesized that the music increased students’ emotional arousal, making them more open to learning.
It is probable that music, by causing a change in the learning environment, improved the students’ motivation to maintain concentrate during the lecture, which resulted in greater performance on the multiple-choice quiz, according to what they wrote.
According to Duke Cancer Institute studies, classical music can also help people feel less anxious.
Men having stressful biopsies had no diastolic blood pressure spike and felt much less discomfort when given headphones to Bach concertos, according to research.
But make sure you are listening to classical music, since a University of San Diego study discovered that not all music lowers blood pressure.
Researchers at the institution compared how listening to jazz, pop, or classical music affected people’s blood pressure. Comparing those who listened to classical music to those who listened to other musical genres or no music at all, classical music listeners had considerably lower systolic blood pressure.
According to a Russian study that was published in the journal Human Physiology, classical music can help you unwind even when you’re not paying attention to it.
Even though they weren’t instructed to pay attention to the music, youngsters who listened to classical music for an hour a day for six months showed brain alterations that indicated higher levels of relaxation.
If test anxiety keeps you up at night, classical music can help you fall asleep. Researchers from the University of Toronto discovered that listening to classical music before bedtime made it easier for people to fall asleep and stay asleep. The study discovered that pieces by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Strauss, and Brahms were efficient sleep aids because they employ rhythms and tonal patterns that induce a meditative state and slow brainwaves.
(KDFC and KUSC make it simple to listen to excellent classical music every night of the week. Every day of the week, from midnight until five in the morning, both stations broadcast the California Classical All Night program.)
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