Classical Music Playlists & Licensing


CRD Records is a classical music record label that offers recordings of some of the greatest compositions from the classical music canon as well as little-known gems, all performed by the best performers the music world has to offer.

The below playlists are hand-picked selections of some of the label’s most beloved recordings, showcasing the richness – the breadth and depth – and beauty of classical music. From the soaring melodies of arias to the intricate harmonies of chamber music, the playlists are a celebration of the enduring power of classical music to move and inspire listeners. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the sublime sounds of CRD Records.

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Haunting Classical

Haunting classical for creating those spooky moments – choral, opera and organ – from great French and British composers of the C20th and C21st century and world-class artists on CRD Records.

Autumn classical music playlist

Autumn collection

Capturing the music of autumn with its mix of reflection, hope and representations of the dying down of one season in preparation of the next.

Calm Dream classical music playlist

dreamy collection

This classical music playlist features soothing and tranquil pieces from CRD that evoke a sense of peacefulness and serenity.

Classical selection playlists

upbeat collection

Whether you're looking for background music to get you through a busy day or simply want to add some pep to your step, this playlist is the perfect choice.

January Positivity

A new year calls for new starts and uplifting, upbeat music to accompany. Here is the best playlist of what classical has to offer – from surreal song to majestic choral to lulling strings and piano.

Summer and Romantic classical music playlist

summer collection

A playlist of romantic, summer-tinted classical music to set your thoughts free. Soak up some sunshine with the revitalising accompaniment of summer classics from CRD, a survey of music through the ages seeking to capture the essence of the summer season, including hazy days of love.

Start the day classical music playlist

Start the day with classical music

A pre-work and pre-study playlist to set the right tone for your day. All curated from the CRD catalogue.

Stormy weather classical music playlist

Rainy collection

An uplifting playlist looking beyond stormy weather. The perfect music for the pluviophile.

Relax and revitalise classical music playlist

Relaxing collection

Relax and revitalise with classical tracks offering a form of musical consolation, including world premiere recordings of fresh arrangements of Liszt's 'Consolations' all curated from the CRD catalogue

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