The Björn Jawerth Memorial Site

Music

Music was undoubtedly an important aspect of Björn’s life. Looking at his large CD collection, one can see that he was a man who appreciated a wide variety of music from classical to jazz to rock. Here is a small selection of music that gives you a tiny glimpse into his diverse musical taste.

If you have suggestions about music you remember him enjoying or you feel represents him, please feel free to share this in the comment box below or send us an email.

Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 – http://youtu.be/t3217H8JppI

Ludwig van Beethoven – The Berlin Celebration – Symphony No. 9, conducted by Leonard Bernstein – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IInG5nY_wrU

Ludwig van Beethoven (Takacs Quartet) – String Quartet No. 12, Op. 127, ‘Finale’ – http://youtu.be/o0IeOAinMco

Ludwig van Beethoven – String Quartet No. 14, Op. 131 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kW8wdpfkpM0&feature=share&list=PLE81239B02C9FEB75 

Chris Hadfield sings David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_RB1ENTayU

Elton John – Greatest Hits 1970-2002 – http://youtu.be/57kbbR23pK8

The Lion King – Original Motion Picture Sound Track – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlkPh7kOnt4&feature=share&list=PLA77E44CFF84D82DF

Marcus Roberts – “Mood Indigo” – http://youtu.be/7-11GzUxW7w

Meatloaf – “I would do anything for love” – http://youtu.be/9GNhdQRbXhc

Ray Charles – Genius Loves Company – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAGV9s0ip-E&feature=share&list=PL5D04EE97A468D218

Slash featuring Miles Kennedy – “Paradise City” – http://youtu.be/LBMnfcXc5eM

The Barenaked Ladies – “If I had a million dollars” – http://youtu.be/LHacDYj8KZM

Dire Straits – “Walk on Life” – http://youtu.be/kd9TlGDZGkI

Billy Joel – “River of Dreams” – http://youtu.be/hSq4B_zHqPM

Queen – “I want to break free” – http://youtu.be/kEKVLjXO2Fk

 

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