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20 Instrumental Songs - Perfect Music For Studying


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According to Nick Perham, a researcher published in Applied Cognitive Psychology, the best music for studying is none at all. He recommends complete quiet or ambient noise, like soft conversation or muted traffic for the optimal study background.

However, some people tend to disagree and believe that music can really enhance the study experience since music brightens mood and increases positive feelings - both of which are important factors for successful study. Music researchers do agree on one thing: music for studying should be free from lyrics, so the songs aren't competing for your brain's memory space!

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Top 6 Artist Pandora Stations for Lyric-Free Tunes

Music For Studying

  1. Song: Adagio from Serenede No. 10 in B Flat Major for Thirteen Winds "Gran Partita" Listen

    Artist:Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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  2. Song: Aloha Ia O Waianae Listen

    Artist:Ledward Kaapana
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  3. Song: Be Still My Soul Listen

    Artist: David Nevue
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  4. Song: Blues After Hours Listen

    Artist: Pee Wee Crayton
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  5. Song: Braveheart Film Score Listen

    Artist: James Horner
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  6. Song: Concerto for Violin, String and Harpsichord in C R. 190 I. Allegro Listen
    Artist: Antonio Vivaldi
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  7. Song: Desfinado Listen

    Artist: Stan Getz
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  8. Song: Here Comes The Sun Listen

    Artist: Piano Music Songs
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  9. Song: In The Shadow Of Your Wings Listen

    Artist:John Tesh
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  10. Song: Love Theme From Romeo and Juliet Listen

    Artist: Henry Mancini
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  11. Song: Palladio Listen

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  12. Song: Étude-Tableau in C Major, Op. 33, No. 2 Listen

    Artist: Rachmaninoff
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  13. Song: Sigh Listen to Sigh

    Artist: Praful
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  14. Song: Silence Magnifies Sound Listen

    Artist:The Six Parts Seven
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  15. Song:So Long, Lonesome Listen

    Artist:Explosions in The Sky
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  16. Song: South Street Listen

    Artist:Bobby Ross Avila and Natural
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  17. Song: Take Five Listen

    Artist: Dave Brubeck
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  18. Song: Viva La Vida Listen

    Artist:Modern Rock Heroes
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  19. Song: Whiskey Before Breakfast Listen

    Artist: Doc Watson
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  20. Song: You Wish Listen

    Artist:Nightmares on Wax
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