I love listening to Western Classical music, especially while playing MMOs. You can just sit back and relax when grinding (especially when D3 is just THAT easy) while the soothing tones pump out.
These are a few of my favorite pieces. I am not ranking them in any order, as I believe you cant really rate great pieces of music that way.
I currently listen to these on the Logitech Z263. I used to have the Altec Lansing VS3251 5.1 and hope to get the Logitech Z906 very soon! Also, I use the Bose MiE2i while traveling and am looking for an upgrade for those.
I use the Youtube Options plugin for Chrome, which resizes my video to 720p and makes the layout much cleaner. I highly recommend it, as it makes using youtube and listening to music much easier!
I hope you enjoy the music and do leave me a note if you feel I have missed any great pieces!
By popular demand, A YouTube playlist of all the music mentioned is available now:
1. Hayley Westenra – World in Union
2. Sanctus I – by Libera
3. Gladiator – Now We Are Free Music
4. Ludovico Einaudi – Una Mattina
5. The Prayer by Lulu and Russell Watson
6. Adiemus by Karl Jenkins feat. Miriam Stockley
7. You raise me up – Aled Jones
8. Bond – Explosive
9. Joe McElderry-I dreamed a dream
10. Time To Say Goodbye – Katherine Jenkins
11. Hallelujah (Allison Crowe, Jeff Buckley, Katherine Jenkins)
12. “Annie’s Song”, James Galway / Charles Gerhardt
13. Nessun Dorma Three Tenors
14. Downton Abbey theme- Did I Make The Most of Loving You? – Mary Jess
15. Michael Nyman – The Heart Asks Pleasure First
16. Allegretto – Myleene Klass
17. Prague Philharmonic Orchestra – My Heart Will Go On
18. The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards – Amazing Grace
19. Beethoven – Ode to Joy
20. Bring Him Home, Les Misérables – Alfie Boe
21. Andrea Bocelli – Recondita Armonia
22. Verdi : Rigoletto : Act III : La donna è mobile
23. Hayley Westenra – Benedictus
24. Somewhere – Il Divo
25. Lesley Garrett－Dome Epais Duet
26. Spring (The Four Seasons Op 8 No 1) Allegro – Nigel Kennedy
and a bonus!
27. The Mummers Dance – Loreena McKennitt