Meditating to music can be a calming, reflective and spiritual experience. The suggested material on this page offers you a variety of musical pieces that provide an excellent entry into this form of practice. This list is updated regularly and we invite you to send us your own suggestions to add to the list.









  • Cantatas for Alto Solo – Andreas Scholl, Collegium Vocale Gent & Philippe Herreweghe

  • English Suites – Glenn Gould

  • Goldberg Variations – Glenn Gould

  • Messe en Si Mineur (Mass in B Minor) – Collegium Vocale Gent & Philippe Herreweghe



  • Piano Sonatas – Glenn Gould

  • 9 Symphonies: The Enlightenment and The Revolution - Kent Nagano Symphonique De Montreal



  • Bach Cello Suites 1 & 2 – Pablo Casals



  • Nocturnes – Arthur Rubinstein



  • Manhattan – New York Phil Harmonic

Renee Fleming:

  • Haunted Heart

  • The Art of Renee Fleming


  • The Complete Piano Sonatas – Glenn Gould


Erik Satie:

  • Piano Masterpieces Selection – Paul Martínez


  • Winterreise (Winter Journey)



Andy Bey:

  • Ain't Necessarily So

  • American Song

Keith Jarrett

  • The Melody At Night, With You

  • Whisper Not


Ralph Towner

  • My Foolish Heart 

  • Chiaroscuro


Thelonius Monk with John Coltrane

The Best of Chet Baker Sings – Chet Baker

Blue Light ‘Til Dawn – Cassandra Wilson

Eastern Sounds (Remastered) – Yusef Lateef

Getz/Gilberto – Stan Getz & João Gilberto


Jasmine – Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden


Leaves of Grass – Fred Hersch Ensemble


New Chautauqua – Pat Metheny


Poetica – Anat Cohen


Still Life (Talking) – Pat Metheny Group


The Very Best of John Coltrane – John Coltrane



Bob Dylan:

  • Bringing It All Back Home

  • John Wesley Harding

Leonard Cohen:

  • Ten Songs

  • The Essential


1966 - Ryuichi Sakamoto

Amorosa – Rosa Passos


En Mana Kuoyo – Ayub Ogada

Entre Amigos - Rosa Passos with Ron Carter

Japanese Traditional Music – Various Artists


The Very Best of Japanese Music – Various Artists

Toots Thieleman's European Quartet Toots Thieleman

Van Morrison - Astral Weeks



Ravi Shankar

  • Chants of India (Produced by George Harrison)

  • Spirit of India

  • The Essential

Nawang Khechog

  • Tibetan Meditation Music

  • Music As Meditation

108 Names of MOther Divine Sacred Chants - Craig Pruess & Ananda


Classical Indian Flute & Violin With Virtuoso Brothers V.K. Raman and Mysore V. Srikanth – Mysore V. Srikanth & V.K. Raman

Kokan-Shakuhachi 1 “Colour of Tune” – Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments Collection Series 6


Most Relaxing Classical Indian Flute – Splendour of Meditation


Music of Zen Meditation – Tony Scott


Samurai MusicTraditional Zen Music – “Shakuhachi” Bamboo Flute


The Lama’s Chants: Songs of Awakening and Roads of Blessings – Jean-Philippe Rykiel & Lama Gyurme

Tibetan Mantras for Turbulent TimesDeval Premal and the Gyuto Monks of Tibet

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