Melancholy Strings

Melancholy Strings

It makes sense that strings are commonly associated with sadness: No other instrument—be it wind, percussion, brass or otherwise—captures the curvature and tone of a human cry in quite the same way. What follows is a mix of gently melancholic classical music led by stringed instruments—a mood you can sink into. Our classical experts regularly update these selections. If you like a piece, add it to your library.

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