The Best Instrumental Music for Valentine’s Day

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Looking for the best instrumental music to set the mood on Valentine’s Day? Look no further! We’ve collected some of the most romantic and beautiful pieces to help you create the perfect ambiance.


It’s that time of year again when love is in the air! Whether you are planning a romantic evening at home or a night out on the town, adding some beautiful instrumental music to the mix is sure to set the mood.

There are many different styles of music that can be described as “instrumental.” For the purposes of this article, we will focus on music without lyrics – perfect for setting a romantic, intimate mood.

From classical to jazz to contemporary, there is an instrumental style of music to suit every taste. And what could be more romantic than sharing your favorite music with your special someone?

Here are just a few suggestions to get you started…

-Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
-Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel
-Pavane by Gabriel Faure
-Nocturne in E Flat Major, Op. 9 No. 2 by Frederic Chopin

  -My Funny Valentine by Miles Davis
  -Body and Soul by Coleman Hawkins
  -Stardust by Hoagy Carmichael
  -In a Sentimental Mood by Duke Ellington
  -I’ll Remember April by Ella Fitzgerald
  -“Could It Be” from The Mists of Avalon by Jeanine Yeager
  -“Reflection” from Memoirs of a Geisha by Yo Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman
  -“First Kiss” from As Good As It Gets soundtrack by Joe Jackson

What is the best instrumental music for Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is a special day for expressing your love to your significant other. And what better way to do that than with some beautiful music? Instrumental music has a way of touching the heart and soul. It can be very romantic and set the mood for a perfect evening. So, what is the best instrumental music for Valentine’s Day?

Classical Music

There is no one definitive answer to this question. It depends on your personal taste in music and what you feel will set the mood for your Valentine’s Day celebration. However, many people believe that classical music is the best type of instrumental music for Valentine’s Day. Classical music is often seen as being romantic and its slow, soothing melodies can help to create a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. If you are looking for some specific classical pieces to play on Valentine’s Day, below are a few suggestions:

-Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor
-Pachelbel’s Canon in D Major
-Bach’s Air on the G String
-Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik


Jazz is a perfect genre of music for Valentine’s Day because of its sensual and romantic qualities. Soulful ballads, groove-heavy tracks, and even uptempo numbers can all be great choices for setting the mood on February 14th. If you’re looking for some inspiration, check out our picks for the best jazz songs to listen to on Valentine’s Day.


Valentine’s Day is a special day to celebrate love and affection. Many people celebrate by exchanging gifts, flowers, and chocolates. Others choose to celebrate with a romantic dinner or by sending a heartfelt card. And still others choose to celebrate with music.

If you’re looking for the best instrumental music for Valentine’s Day, look no further than pop music. Pop music is relatively easy to listen to and often has a catchy beat that can make even the most unromantic person feel romantic. Plus, many pop songs are about love, making them the perfect choice for a Valentine’s Day playlist.

Some of the best pop songs for Valentine’s Day include “Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding, “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran, “All of Me” by John Legend, and “Stay with Me” by Sam Smith. These songs are sure to get you in the mood for love!


Here are some of our favorite picks for the best instrumental music for Valentine’s Day. You can’t go wrong with any of these selections!

-Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata”
-Pachelbel’s “Canon in D Major”
-Bach’s “Air on the G String”
-Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons: Spring”
-Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet: Love Theme”
-Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: Romance”

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