Table S3.

First selection of 82 potentially pleasant and unpleasant excerpts

ArtistTitleTypeSourceMean LR
VivaldiThe Four Seasons “Spring,” Mov.1PPM16.30
BeethovenFür ElisePPM26.26
PachelbelCanon in DPPM16.11
VivaldiThe Four Seasons “Winter,” Mov.1PPM16.06
TchaikovskyDance of the Sugar Plum FairyPPM15.90
TchaikovskySwan Lake, Op. 20, Scene FinalePPM15.86
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, Op. 125, Mov. 2PPM15.77
DvorakNew World Symphony No. 9, Mov. 4PPM15.77
BeethovenMoonlight SonataPPM25.43
HolstThe Planets—Jupiter, the Bringer of JollityPPM15.40
DvorakNew World Symphony No. 9, Mov. 2PPM15.31
VivaldiConcerto Ripieno in C Major, Mov. 3PUM25.26
DebussyClair de LunePPM15.20
VivaldiThe Four Seasons “Summer,” Mov. 3PPM15.17
BeethovenViolin Sonata No. 5 “Spring,” Mov. 1PPM15.14
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto in C Minor No. 2, Mov. 2PPM15.09
Rimski-KorsakovScheherazade “The Kalender Prince”PPM15.07
DvorakSymphony No. 8, Mov. 4PPM15.00
BeethovenPiano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Mov. 3PPM15.00
HaendelOrgan Concerto, Op. 7, No. 5 in G MinorPUM24.97
ElgarCello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85, Mov. 1PPM14.97
ChopinPrelude, Op. 28, No. 4 in E MinorPPM14.94
CorelliConcerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 8 “Christmas”PUM24.94
BachCantata, BWV 208PUM24.90
RavelString Quartet in F Major, Mov. 2PPM14.87
BeethovenSymphony No. 5, Op. 67, Mov. 2PPM14.87
MozartSymphony No. 29 in A Major, Mov. 2PUM24.83
HolstFirst Suite in E Flat Major, Op. 28, No. 1PPM14.83
BeethovenSymphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92, Mov. 2PUM24.80
HaendelII Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 4 in A MinorPUM24.80
KreislerPraeludium and AllegroPPM14.77
BachSonata No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017, Mov. 1PPM24.77
HaendelOrgan Concerto, Op. 7, No. 4 in D MinorPUM24.77
HaydnSymphony No. 38 in C Major, Mov. 3PUM24.77
BeethovenSymphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36, Mov. 1PPM24.74
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35, Mov. 1PPM14.74
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4, Mov. 1PPM14.71
HaendelOrgan Concerto, Op. 4, No. 2 in B Flat MajorPUM24.70
StravinskyFirebird Suite, FinalePPM14.70
HaydnSymphony No. 38 in C Major, Mov. 3PUM24.67
ChopinMazurka in A Minor, Op. 17, No. 4PPM14.67
FauréViolin Sonata in A Major, Mov. 1PPM14.66
BeethovenSymphony No. 4 in B Flat Major, Op. 60, Mov. 2PUM24.63
HolstThe Planets—Venus, the Bringer of PeacePPM14.57
MahlerSymphony No. 2 “Résurrection,” Mov. 1PPM14.57
MozartRequiem LacrimosaPPM14.57
MozartSymphony No. 25 in G Minor, Mov. 2PUM24.57
GibbonsFantasies a6PUM24.53
MahlerSymphony No. 1 “Titan,” Mov. 4PPM14.33
BachChorals for Organ, BWV 714–740PPM24.33
BrahmsString Quartet No. 1, Mov. 2PPM14.30
ChopinNocturne in G Minor, Op. 37, No. 1PPM14.30
Saint-SaënsSymphony No. 3, Mov. 1PPM14.29
SchubertMinuet and Finale for Wind Octet in F Major D.72, I Menuetto Two TriosPUM24.26
WaltonViolin Concerto, Mov. 1PPM14.23
BachHighlights for Trumpet and Organ, BWV 972, Mov. 2PPM24.23
RameauSuite La triomphante, Mov. 2PPM24.20
RameauPieces De Clavecin Suite in D Minor-Major, Mov. 10PPM24.07
PärtTabula rasa IV (clip 1)PUM24.07
PärtTabula rasa IV (clip 3)PUM24.06
BarberAdagio for StringsPPM14.00
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5, Mov. 1PPM13.97
PärtTabula rasa I (clip 1)PUM23.97
HaendelOrgan Concerto No. 13 “Cuckoo and Nightingale”: 1. LarghettoPUM23.94
VivaldiConcerto in C Major for Sopranino Recorder and StringsPPM23.91
Von BingenSalve Regina (Harp)PUM23.89
RavelOiseaux TristesPPM13.89
SchönbergString Quartet No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 7, Mov. 3PUM23.87
BachChoral Der GottPPM23.86
DesprezIle fantazies de JoskinPUM23.83
RachmaninoffMorceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3, No. 2, Prelude in C Sharp MinorPPM13.83
ShostakovichSymphony No. 4, Mov. 3PPM13.69
DesprezThe BattlePUM23.66
LisztDanse MacabrePUM13.53
PärtTabula rasa I (clip 3)PUM23.53
GibbonsFantazia of Four PartsPUM23.37
SchönbergString Quartet No.1 in D Minor, Op. 7, Mov. 3PUM23.23
SchönbergString Quartet, Op. 30, No. 3, Mov. 2PUM22.89
BergString Quartet Op. 31, Mov.1PUM22.71
WebernSymphony, Op. 21, Mov. 1PUM22.53
PendereckiThrenody for the Victims of HiroshimaPUM12.27
WebernVariations for Piano, Op. 0.7, Mov. 3PUM22.11
  • BWV, Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis; LR, liking rate; Mov., movement; No., number; Op., opus; PPM, potentially pleasant music; PUM, potentially unpleasant music. Source: 1, adopted from Salimpoor et al. (55); 2, Spotify radio recommendations (further details are provided in main text).