Music to Watch Clouds By

What’s the perfect music to listen to as you kick back and watch the clouds drift by? These tracks were suggestions by our members. If you’ve got a suggestion for music to watch clouds by – or you’ve created some yourself – let us know and we’ll post it here.

Clouds over Weimar, 24 August 1881

Gerdienke Ubels, Member 21,012 sent us this short Q&A about the clouds over Weimar, 24th August 1881. Q: What was the weather like in Weimar, 24 August 1881? A: There were grey clouds coming in.  Q: How do we know that?  A: Franz Lizst put them into music and noted the date: ‘Nuages Gris’, Weimar […]

Cloud Nine by the Temptations

Rebecca Marr, member 7,548, emailed to say how much she enjoys the Music to Watch Clouds by section of our website and suggested her own favourite, Cloud Nine by the Temptations.

Jazz Clouds Day

From the Earth Movie Theatre, this is Jazz Clouds Day, by Steve Thomas’ Folktales and Fusions. Dan Barstow, Member 41,557 and  Education Mission Specialist at the Association of Space Explorers introduced us to the ‘Earth Movie Theatre’ and we are thoroughly enjoying the music of world-class musicians combined with ISS movies of Earth.

Your Cloud · Tori Amos

Ruth Baily, member 37,436, has proposed the beautiful song "Your Cloud" by Tori Amos for our Music to Watch Clouds By page.

Pareidolia by Buck Meek

Dale Wayne suggested 'Pareidolia' by Buck Meek, for the Music to Watch Clouds by section of our website

Sample Earth’s beauty, as you listen to ethereal guitar

Dan Barstow, Member 41,557 and Education Mission Specialist at the Association of Space Explorers introduced us to the ‘Earth Movie Theatre’.  In this example Astronauts selected 20 favourite views of Earth – aurora, cities at night, clouds. . .

“Keys to Motion” by D.N.A.

Magnus Buder from Sweden heard about the Cloud Appreciation Society on Swedish public radio. He recently wrote this piece of music and feels it will be perfect to listen to whilst watching clouds.

“In the Clouds” by Michele Ippolito

Cloud enthusiast Dora Drake, shared 'In the Clouds' an album by Michele Ippolito. Its relaxing 'atmospheric' music is great to listen to whilst watching clouds.

Violinist Qingzhu Weng plays Bach Violin Chaconne 

Dan Barstow, Member 41,557 and  Education Mission Specialist at the Association of Space Explorers introduced us to the ‘Earth Movie Theatre’.   Like an astronaut, you fly over Sahara and Mediterranean.  Listen to award-winning violinist Qingzhu Weng play “Chaconne” – the Mount Everest of Bach violin (BWV 1004)