Summer is a time for lighthearted, simple music that coexists perfectly with your family barbecues, time at the beach or pool, and relaxing afternoons on the patio. Listen to this playlist all summer long for music that manages to strike a balance between serene and upbeat, with a couple of dramatic pieces thrown in to remind us that summer rainstorms do happen!
This winter, the Olympic Games are taking place in Sochi, Russia. One of this huge country's most positive influences on the world has been in the realm of classical music...so with that in mind, we've put together a playlist of the best Russian classical music. Enjoy!