St. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. I’m sure there are some purists who honor the martyrdom of St. Valentine with pious solemnity… but for most of us, this is a holiday about love, romance, and a box of decadent chocolates that we might quietly keep for ourselves.
In honor of the holiday, I want to share a playlist of 10 great classical works that focus on love. For this particular playlist, I tried to limit my choices to works about love, rather than to simply list romantic-sounding pieces… although those are perfectly enjoyable, too.
If you have other suggestions, by all means let me know in the comments section. Enjoy! Continue reading