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It's final exam time for many Middle School and High School students in Manitoba. Our hosts are sharing the musical picks that helped them get through those cramming sessions starting Thursday and throughout the weekend. Tune in!

Many researchers, as well as students have espoused the benefits of listening to music while studying. It can improve attention, memory and even your ability to do mental math--not to mention, lessen depression and anxiety.

So Classic 107 hosts are here to help, by sharing their favourite musical nuggets to study to.

 

We begin with Chris Wolf, host of Intermezzo (Weekdays 10 AM to 2PM). On Thursday he's devoting the whole noon hour to music you can study to.

"Libraries are a treasure trove for great study music! I used to take home LPs and record them on to tape so that I could listen to them over and over again while I studied."

Here are Chris' picks:

Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K 467

Dvorak's Serenade for Winds

Vivaldi's Flute Concerto Op. 10, No. 3 in D Major RV 428

Bach's Orchestral Suite #4 in D, BWV 1069

Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D

But it's not always about classical music. Chris would also recommends . . .

Moe Koffman: Live at George's Spaghetti House

U2's Joshua Tree

 

On Friday @ 3 PM Diamond Lane (Weekdays 2PM - 6 PM) host Sarah Jo Kirsch will give us her study picks!

"Finding the right study music is difficult; you don't want get distracted. You have to be able to zone in. It's about ambient engagement."

Here is what Sarah Jo will be sharing.

Webern's Fuga A Voci from Bach's Musical Offering, BWV 1079

Vivaldi's Trio Sonata in C, RV 82

Arvo Pärt's Spiegel Im Spiegel for violin and piano

Reich's Electric Counterpoint

Richard Reid Parry' Quartet for Heart and Breath

Bach-Loussier's Pastorale in C minor

 

On Saturday afternoon during The World Of Classical Music (Saturdays noon - 6 PM) host Michael Wolch will share his study picks in the two o'clock hour.

Here are Michael's picks:

The second movement of Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 in E minor (From the New World Symphony), Op. 95 - the Largo.

Bach's Cello Suite #1 in G BWV - The Prelude and the Allemande.

Domeniconi's Koyunbaba, Op. 19

Ludovico Enaudi's Passagio

Morning Has Broken - Traditonal Arrangement - Rick Wakeman

Ola Gjeilo's The Lake Isle

DD Jackson - Spring Song

 

On Sunday afternoon Paul von Wichert, host of Sunday Afternoon Classics weighs in with his music to study to @ 3 PM

John Field's Nocturne #7 in C

The Adagio from Haydn's Symphony No. 26 in D minor

Mozart's Piano Sonata #13 in B Flat, KV 333--The frist movement - The Allegro

John Taverner's Mass- the Western Wind - the second movement- Gloria

Sibelius' Symphony No. 7 in C, Op. 105

 

Tune in Tuesday night when Roxane Gagné will share her jazz picks to study to. That's in the 9PM hour.