I may be a bit odd here, but I love gloomy days. Several in a row and I will get antsy, like anyone. But mostly I love dreary days, foggy days, rainy days. There’s almost a romance to the atmosphere. I relish padding around the house in comfy clothes, burning a scented candle, drinking something warm, and – always – listening to my favorite music for a gloomy day.
The 99 Most Essential Adagios
There are more “99 Most Essential” albums where these came from. They are all mp3 albums, and they are all fairly cheap. You can find more here.
Songs of Joy & Peace ~ Yo-Yo Ma & Friends
This one is something of a Christmas album, but not in a traditional sense. One of my favorites from this album is the Ma/Thile/Fleming collaboration on “Touch the Hand of Love“.