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Contemporary and Popular

Songs you may have heard on the radio, but played as instrumentals.For more contemporary music, please be sure to also check out our   Music from Movies page. Please Note that most of these samples are electronically generated, and are for reference only. To sample our actual sound, please visit our demo page.

Quar Trio Song / Piece Composer / Artist Genre
  Across The Universe Beatles The Beatles
  Alejandro Lady Gaga Pop/Rock

All I Ask of You  (from Phantom of the Opera) Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway/Movie
listen   All My Life K-Ci and JoJo R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
  All My Love Led Zeppelin Pop/Rock
  All My Loving Beatles Beatles
  All of Me John Legend Pop/Rock
All You Need is Love The Beatles Beatles
available for trio Amazed Lonestar Folk/Country
  Angel Sarah MacLachlan Pop/Rock
  Annie's Song John Denver Folk/Country
  Another one Bites the Dust Queen Pop/Rock

Appalachia Waltz Mark O'Connor Folk/Country
listen   Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not Thompson Square Folk/Country
  As Time Goes By Hupfeld Broadway/Movie
  Ashokan Farewell Traditional Country/Folk
listen listen At Last Etta James Jazz/Ragtime
  Ave Maria (R&B/Soul/Hip-hop) Beyonce R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
  Bad Romance Lady Gaga Pop/Rock
listen listen Beautiful Day U2 Pop/Rock
  Beautiful Life Ace of Base Pop/Rock
available for trio   Best Day of my Life American Authors Pop/Rock
available for trio   Beyond the Sea Trenet/Bobby Darin Big Band/ Oldies
listen listen Bittersweet Symphony The Verve Pop/Rock
  Blank Space Taylor Swift Pop/Rock
  Bless the Broken Road Rascal Flatts Folk/Country
  Blue Moon Rodgers/Hart Jazz/Ragtime
listen   Boadicea Enya New-Age/Alternative
available for trio   Bohemian Rhapsody Queen Pop/Rock
listen   Book of Days Enya New-Age/Alternative
listen   Book of Love Peter Gabriel Pop/Rock
  Born to Be Wild Steppenwolf Pop/Rock
listen   Brighter than the Sun Colbie Caillat Folk/Country
  Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison Pop/Rock
  Buddy Holly Weezer New-Age/Alternative
Can't Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley Pop/Rock
  California Dreamin' Mamas & Papas Pop/Rock
  Carry On Wayward Son Kansas Pop/Rock
  Chapel of Love The Dixie Cops Big Band/ Oldies
  Chasing Cars Snow Patrol New-Age/Alternative
  Cheek to Cheek Irving Berlin Big Band/ Oldies
Clocks Coldplay New-Age/Alternative
  Close to You The Carpenters Pop/Rock
  Come as you are Nirvana Pop/Rock
  Come On Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners Pop/Rock
available for trio Come What May   (from Moulin Rouge) Ewan McGregor & Nicole Kidman Broadway/Movie
  Counting Stars One Republic Pop/Rock
listen Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen Pop/Rock
  Crazy Love Van Morrison R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
  Dance Dance Fallout Boy Pop/Rock
  Dare You to Move Switchfoot Pop/Rock
  A Day Without Rain Enya New-Age/Alternative
  Dog Days are Over Florence and the Machine Pop/Rock
listen   Do You Believe in Love Huey Lewis And The News Pop/Rock
  Do You Realize   (from Twilight: New Moon) Flaming Lips Pop/Rock
listen   Don't Change Musiq Soulchild R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
listen listen Don't Panic Coldplay New-Age/Alternative
listen listen Don't Stop Believin' Journey Pop/Rock
listen   Don't You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds Broadway/Movie
listen   Don't You Worry Child Swedish Horse Mafia Pop/Rock
  Eight Days a Week Beatles The Beatles
  Eleanor Rigby Beatles The Beatles
  Embraceable You George Gershwin Jazz/Ragtime
listen   Endless Love Lionel Richie & Diana Ross R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
listen   Every Tear Drop is a Waterfall Coldplay New-Age/Alternative
  Everything Michael Buble Jazz/Ragtime
  Everything I do, I do it for You Bryan Adams Pop/Rock
listen   Faithfully Journey Pop/Rock
  Falling Slowly Glen Hasard Pop/Rock
listen   Fancy Iggy Azalea R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
available for trio The First Day of My Life Conor Oberst Folk/Country
  First Time I Ever Saw Your Face Roberta Flack R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
listen   Fix You Coldplay New-Age/Alternative
  Flashing Lights Kanye West R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
  Flora's Secret Enya New-Age/Alternative
available for trio From This Moment Shania Twain Pop/Rock
  Get Back Beatles The Beatles
  Georgia On My Mind Ray Charles R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
listen   Get Lucky Daft Punk Pop/Rock
listen   Good Riddance (Time of your Life) Green Day Pop/Rock
Groovy Kind of Love Phil Collins Pop/Rock
Grow Old with Me John Lennon Pop/Rock
listen   Hallelujah Jeff Buckley / Leonard Cohen Pop/Rock
listen   Halo Beyonce Pop/Rock
listen   Happy Pharrel Williams Pop/Rock
  Happy Together The Turtles Pop/Rock
  A Hard Day's Night The Beatles The Beatles
  Heaven Bryan Adams Pop/Rock
  Hello Goodbye The Beatles The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun The Beatles The Beatles
  Here Comes Your Man The Pixies Pop/Rock
  Here, There and Everywhere The Beatles The Beatles
listen   Hero Enrique Inglesias Pop/Rock
listen   Ho Hey The Lumineers Pop/Rock
listen   Home Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Folk/Country
listen listen Hoppipolla Sigur Ros Pop/Rock
listen   How Beautiful Twila Paris Pop/Rock
listen   How Sweet It Is (to be Loved by You) James Taylor / Marvin Gaye Pop/Rock
Hymne Vangelis New-Age/Alternative
  I Do I Do I Do I Do I Do ABBA Pop/Rock
listen   I Just Can't Stop Loving You Michael Jackson Pop/Rock
  If I Ain't Got You Alisha Keys R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
  If I Needed You Townes Van Zandt Folk/Country
  I Feel Fine Beatles The Beatles
  I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher Pop/Rock
listen I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas Pop/Rock
  I Love You Much Too Much Carlos Santana Pop/Rock
  I'm Yours Jason Mraz Pop/Rock
  I've Got a Crush on You Ira Genshwin Jazz/Ragtime
  I Will The Beatles The Beatles
I Will Be Here Steven Curtis Chapman Pop/Rock
available for trio   I Will Wait Mumford & Sons Folk/Country
  I Won't Give up Jason Mraz Pop/Rock
available for trio I'll Be Edwin McCain Pop/Rock
available for trio   In a Sentamental Mood Ellington Jazz/Ragtime
In My Place Coldplay New-Age/Alternative
  In the Mood Glenn Miller Band Jazz/Ragtime
  It Had to Be You(jazz standard) Frank Sinatra Jazz/Ragtime
  I've Just Seen a Face Beatles The Beatles
  Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars Pop/Rock
  Just Like Heaven The Cure Pop/Rock
  La Bamba Richie Valens Pop/Rock
  Landslide Fleetwood Mac / Stevie Nicks Folk/Country
  La Vie en Rose Edith Pilaf Big Band/ Oldies
listen   Love Me Do Beatles The Beatles
  Love Story Taylor Swift Folk/Country
  Lovesong The Cure Pop/Rock
  Love & Marriage Frank Sinatra Big Band/ Oldies
listen The Luckiest Ben Folds Pop/Rock
listen   Lucky Jason Mraz Pop/Rock
listen   Lullaby Dixie Chicks Pop/Rock
Marching Bands of Manhattan Death Cab for Cutie Pop/Rock
listen listen Marry Me Train Pop/Rock
  Marry You Bruno Mars Pop/Rock
  Midnight City M83 Pop/Rock
Moon River (from Breakfast at Tiffany's) Henry Mancini Folk/Country
  More Today than Yesterday Spiral Staircase Pop/Rock
listen   Motion Picture Soundtrack Radiohead Pop/Rock
  Moves like Jagger Maroon 5 Pop/Rock
  Music of the Night   (from Phantom of the Opera) Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway/Movie
listen listen My Girl Tempatations Pop/Rock
  My Love Paul McCartney Pop/Rock
  Nightswimming REM Pop/Rock
listen No One's Gonna Love You (Like I Do) Band of Horses Pop/Rock
  Norwegian Wood The Beatles The Beatles
listen listen November Rain Guns N Roses Pop/Rock
Oh, Pretty Woman Roy Orbison Pop/Rock
One Hand, One Heart  (from West Side Story) Leonard Bernstein Broadway/Movie
Only Time Enya New-Age/Alternative
Over the Rainbow Judy Garland Broadway/Movie
  Palladio Jenkins  
  Paperback Writer Beatles The Beatles
listen Paradise Coldplay New-Age/Alternative
listen   Peel Me a Grape Diana Krall Jazz/Ragtime
  Perhaps Love John Denver Pop/Rock
listen listen The Prayer
Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli Pop/Rock
listen listen Pretty Woman Roy Orbison Pop/Rock
The Rose Broom / Bette Midler Pop/Rock
  Roxanne The Police Pop/Rock
  Sail AWOLNATION Pop/Rock
  Say Yes   (from Good Will Hunting) Elliot Smith Broadway/Movie
  Secrets One Republic Pop/Rock
available for trio   September Earth, Wind, and Fire R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
available for trio   Set Fire to the Rain Adele Pop/Rock
  Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours Stevie Wonder R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
available for trio   Skyfall Adele Pop/Rock
available for trio   A Sky Full of Stars Coldplay Pop/Rock
  Somebody to Love Queen Pop/Rock
  Someone to Watch Over Me Gershwin Broadway/Movie
listen listen Something Beatles The Beatles
listen Songbird Christine McVie / Eva Cassidy Pop/Rock
listen listen Starlight Muse New-Age/Alternative
  Stay Rihanna Pop/Rock
listen   Stay With Me Sam Smith R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
  Summer in The City The Lovin' Spoonful Pop/Rock
  Sunshine of Your Love Cream Pop/Rock
  Sussudio Phil Collins Pop/Rock
listen Sweet Child O' Mine Guns N Roses Pop/Rock
listen Sweet Home Alabama Lynard Skynard Pop/Rock
  That's Amore Dean Martin Big Band/ Oldies
  Then Brad Paisley Folk/Country
listen   These Days Jackson Browne Folk/Country
  Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran Pop/Rock
  This Will Be Natalie Cole Pop/Rock
listen listen A Thousand Years Christina Perri Pop/Rock
  Thrift Shop Macklemore Pop/Rock
listen   Thunderstruck AC/DC Pop/Rock
listen   Today Smashing Pumpkins Pop/Rock
  Today Sparks Folk/Country
  Today was a Fairytale Taylor Swift Pop/Rock
  Tomorrow Never Knows Beatles The Beatles
  Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers Broadway/Movie
listen Unforgettable Nat King Cole Jazz/Ragtime
listen   Wanted Hunter Hayes Folk/Country
  The Way You Look Tonight Kern / Tony Bennett Pop/Rock
  The Way You Make Me Feel Michael Jackson Pop/Rock
The Way I Am Ingrid Michealson Folk/Country
  We Are the Champions Queen Pop/Rock
  We Found Love Rihanna Pop/Rock
listen Whatever Oasis New-Age/Alternative
listen   Whatever It Is Zac Brown Band Folk/Country
When I'm 64 The Beatles The Beatles
listen   When You Say Nothing at All Alison Kraus Folk/Country
  When You're Smiling Frank Sinatra Jazz/Ragtime
  Whiter Shade of Pale Protocol Harum Pop/Rock
  listen With This Ring The Platters R&B/Soul/Hip-hop
listen listen Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton Pop/Rock
Wonderwall Oasis New-Age/Alternative
listen listen Wouldn't It Be Nice Beach Boys Pop/Rock
  Yea Alabama  (UA fight song) Sykes  
listen Yellow Coldplay New-Age/Alternative
  Yesterday The Beatles The Beatles
  You and Me Against the World Helen Reddy Pop/Rock
listen You Raise Me Up Secret Garden / Josh Groban Broadway/Movie
  Your Hand in Mine Explosions in the Sky Pop/Rock
  Your Smiling Face James Taylor Pop/Rock
listen Your Song Elton John Pop/Rock


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