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Listen: Let us be your soundtrack for Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Playlist

As we gather for Thanksgiving traditions with family and friends this year, we want you to have one less thing to worry about. We've teamed up with our friends at The Splendid Table to put together the perfect playlist of classical music for your Thanksgiving celebration.

This two-hour collection of works is filled with a festive American flavor of music to celebrate family, feasting and the harvest themes. It's ready when you are. Just click on Listen above.

If YouTube is easier for your setup, you can play the music from there, too.

For the rest of Thanksgiving Day, we have a live stream of themed classical music that goes along with whatever you're doing — whether it's preparing the big meal, catching up with family and friends in person or on video chat, or simply hanging out. Just click below on the holiday.

And don't forget our continuous stream of holiday music for whenever the mood hits you this season. Just click below and hit the Play button.

You have enough to worry about this Thanksgiving Day and the holiday season. Let us take care of the music.


Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Ludwig van Beethoven
CSR Symphony
Michael Halasz, conductor

String Quartet No. 12 "American": 1st movement
Antonin Dvorak
Moyzes Quartet

Piano Concerto No. 1: 2nd & 3rd movements
Frederic Chopin
Istvan Szekely, piano
Budapest Symphony
Gyula Nemeth, conductor

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: 1st movement
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cappella Istropolitana
Wolfgang Sobotka, conductor

Rodeo: Hoedown
Aaron Copland
CSR Symphony
Stephen Gunzenhauser, conductor

The Four Seasons: Autumn: 1st & 3rd movements
Antonio Vivaldi
Accademia Ziliniana

Serenade for Strings: Valse
Peter Tchaikovsky
Hungarian State Opera Chamber Orchestra
Tamas Benedek, conductor

Piano Quintet "Trout": 4th movement
Franz Schubert
Ensemble Villa Musica

The Moldau
Bedrich Smetana
Slovak Philharmonic
Barry Wordsworth, conductor

Symphony No. 9 "From the New World": 2nd movement
Antonin Dvorak
CSR Symphony
Ondrej Lenard, conductor

Intermezzo No. 3, Op. 119
Johannes Brahms
Iaszlo Baranyay, piano

Appalachian Spring
Aaron Copland
CSR Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Gunzenhauser, conductor

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