“There is nothing now but ecstatic annihilation.”

– Rumi

Various Artists

Amazing Grace


Ave Maria

He’s Got the Whole World in his Hands

Oh Love, that Will Not Let Me Go

Abide With Me

The Bonny Banks of Loch Lomond – (Scottish ballad)

Molly Malone – (Irish Ballad)

Funeral Blues – after Auden’s Poem (Nemo Shaw)

Luther Vandross
Dance with my Father

Sam And Dave
Hold On I’m Coming
I Thank You
Soothe Me
When Something Is Wrong

Sam Cooke
A Change is Gonna Come

James Taylor
Fire and Rain
Enough to be on Your Way
Hey, Mister, That’s Me Up on the Jukebox

James Brown
I Know You Got Soul
Lost Someone
King Heroin

Marvin Gaye
Mercy, Mercy Me

George Benson

You’ll Never Walk Alone – Danny Boy

Now We are Free – (from the film Gladitor)

As Time Goes By – (from the film Casablanca)

Calling You – (from the film Baghdad Cafe)

Time Warp – (from the Rocky Horror Picture Show)

Leonard Cohen
Who By Fire
Bird on a Wire
Tower of Song
Dance Me to the End of Love
Take This Waltz
Death of a Ladies’ Man
Famous Blue Raincoat
The Stranger Song

Dave Calandra
The Waiting Song
Missing You
Moving On
Chasing A Shadow

The Whitlams
Cries Too Hard
No Aphrodisiac
I Will Not Go Quietly (Duffy’s Song)
Last Life
The Curse Stops Here
Kate Kelly
Buy Now Pay Later
Where Is She
I’m Different

Sixto Rodriguez
Sandrevan Lullaby
I’ll Slip Away
I Think Of You
I’m Gonna Live Until I Die
Forget It
Inner City Blues
I Wonder
Crucify Your Mind
Rich Folks Hoax
Jane S. Piddy

Nick Drake
Pink Moon
Things Behind the Sun
From the Morning
Five Leaves Left
Way to Blue
Day is Done
Cello Song
Northern Sky
Fruit Tree
Time Has Told Me
I Was Made To Love Magic
Place To Be
Which Will
Free Ride

Elliot Smith
King’s Crossing
Reminds Me of Her
Everything Means Nothing To Me
Suicide Machine

Martha’s Vineyard
Time Will Fly
Beach Road

Mike And The Mechanics
The Living Years

Bob Dylan
Knocking on Heaven’s Door
Let Me Die in my Footsteps
Forever Young
Death is Not the End
Blowing in the Wind
One Too Many Mornings
She Belongs To Me
Man of Constant Sorrow
Tombstone Blues
In My Time of Dying
Let Me Die in My Footsteps

Joni Mitchell
Little Green
The Sire of Sorrow (Job’s Sad Song)
Both Sides Now
For the Roses

Joan Baez
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
The Greenwood Side
Barbara Allen (Traditional)

Fiona Apple
Pale September
I Know
The Child is Gone
About Love
Sally’s Song
Sullen Girl
Slow Like Honey
Never is a Promise
The First Taste
Love Ridden
The Way Things Are
Get Gone

My Funny Valentine
Black Orpheus

Mike Oldfield
Far Country
Earth Moving
Blue Night
Nothing But

Shocking Blue

Julia Darling
Overloading God
The Trip
Closer Look

Don Mclean
Starry, Starry Night

Jake Shimabukoro
In My Life

Kate Bush
Running Up that Hill
This Woman’s Work
A Sea of Honey
And So Is Love
King of the Mountain
A Coral Room

Paul Mac
Gonna Miss You
Above the Clouds
Death Valley Sleepers

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
The Weeping Song
Come Sail Your Ships Around Me
Death is Not the End
The Willow Garden
Song for Joy

Tom Waits
Blue Valentine
Waltzing Matilda
Kentucky Avenue
Flower’s Grave
Soldier’s Things
Georgia Lee
Train Song
Nightly Song
Take it With Me
Poor Edward
Come On Up to the House
Dirt in the Ground

Peggy Van Zalm
Soul Magic
Love Is
All Roads Lead Home

Gurrumul Yunupingo

Florence And The Machine
Red Dress

No longer there – Cat Empire
Paradise – Coldplay
Everything’s not lost – Coldplay
Everybody Hurts – REM
Throw your arms around me – Hunters and Collectors
How do you feel – Husky
Hunter – Husky
Bittersweet – Inga Liljestrom
Beautiful Boy – John Lennon
Woman – John Lennon
I was only 19 – John Schumann
Don’t give up – Kate Bush
Sweet One – Katie Noonan
Born to die – Lana Del Ray
Dark Paradise – Lana Del Ray
Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Ray
Incomplete lullaby – Lisa Mitchell
Beautiful to me – Little Birdy
Strong – London Grammar
Walk on the wild side – Lou Reed
Breakdown – Missy Higgins
All for believing – Missy Higgins
Who Knew – Pink (is actually about death)
These days – Powderfinger
Already gone – Powderfinger
My happiness – Powderfinger
Eet – Regina Spektor
I am stretched on your grave – Sinead O’Connor
With or without you – U2
Beautiful Day – U2
No aphrodisiac – Whitlams
Forever Young – Youth Group
If I could – 192
Eternal Life – Jeff Buckle
In Time – Mark Collie
Silent Lucidity – Queensryche
Deeper Water – Paul Kelly
The Swan – Saint Saens
Bye Bye Miss American Pie – Don McLean
Sit and Watch the Sky – Crash Palace
Brothers in Arms – Dire Straits
No Longer There – The Cat Empire
Le Derniere Repas J’Arrive Ne Me Quitte Pas – Jacques Brel
For a Dancer – Jackson Browne
Do you Realise – The Flaming Lips
As I Lay Me Down to Sleep – Sophie B Hawkins
Seasons in the Sun – Terry Jacks
The Circle Game – Joni Mitchell
Will the Circle Be Unbroken – Neville Bros
Wings for Marie – Tool
I am Stretched on Your Grave – Dead Can Dance
A Man Called Adam – Estelle
Summertime Sadness, Born to Die – Lana Del Ray

J.S. Bach
Air on the G string, BWV 1068
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Komm, Susser Tod (Come, Sweet Death)
Chanson Triste (Sad Song)
Matthaeus Passion
Jesus Shall Remain My Gladness

Aeser’s Death
Anitra’s Dance

Du Holde Kunst
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal

Gustav Mahler
Ninth Symphony Adagio
Das Lied Von Erde (Song of the Earth)
Be Thou My Vision
Titan III Funeral March
Symphony No 5 in C sharp Major

Carmen Suite No 2 – Habanera

Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending
Symphony No 5
No Sad Thought His Soul
Five Mystical Songs


Romeo and Juliet: Juliet’s Funeral and Romeo’s Death

Requiem Mass

Harp Concerto

Sleeping Beauty Waltz

Pavane for a Dead Princess

Concerto for Piano
Orchestra no 21 C Major

Clair de Lune
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Funeral March
Adagio from Piano Sonata No 14
Symphony No 3
Symphony No 7

Dido’s Lament
Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary


Bohemian Rhapsody
Lily Of The Valley
Friends Will Be Friends
My Melancholy Blues
Don’t Stop Me Now
White Queen (As It Began)
The Show Must Go On
Leaving Home Ain’t Easy
March Of The Black Queen
Father To Son
Death On Two Legs
I Want To Break Free
Living On My Own
The Days Of Our Lives
Mother Love
I Was Born To Love You
It’s A Beautiful Day
In The Lap Of The Gods
In The Lap Of The Gods Revisited
Millionare’s Waltz
Teo Torriate (Let Us Cling Together)
Love Of My Life
Too Much Love Will Kill You
We Are The Champions
All Dead, All Dead
Who Wants To Live Forever
Save Me
It’s A Hard Life
Don’t Try So Hard
Ride The Wild Wind

Bruce Springsteen
The River

Cold Chisel
Flame Trees

Amy Winehouse
Back To Black

Led Zeppelin
In My Time Of Dying
Stairway To Heaven
Dark Side Of The Moon
All My Love
Babe I’m Gonna Leave You
Rain Song
Ten Year’s Gone
Going To California
Your Time Is Gonna Come
Dyer Maker

The Eagles
Hotel California
Love Will Keep Us Alive
Already Gone
The Sad Café
Most Of Us Are Sad

Black Sabbath
Children Of The Grave
Dying For Love
Lonely Is The Word
Planet Caravan

Ben Folds
The Luckiest
Golden Slumbers
The Funeral

Janis Joplin
Piece Of My Heart
Get It While You Can
It’s So Sad To Be Alone

Josh Radin
One Of Those Days
What If You

John Mellencamp
I Don’t Need This Body Any Longer
If I Die Sudden
Longest Days
Jackie Brown

Ani Di Franco
Back, Back, Back

Dirty Three
Sue’s Last Ride

Pearl Jam
Last Kiss
Garden Of Stone

Bon Jovi
Living On A Prayer
It’s My Life
In My Arms
Blaze Of Glory
Sad Song Night
Love Hurts

The Doors
Crystal Ship
Break On Through (To The Other Side)
The End
Here Without You
Unhappy Girl
Riders Of The Storm
Blue Sunday
Summer’s Almost Gone

Come As You Are
You Are My Haven In Life, You Are My Haven In Death
Sappy (Sad)
Paper Cuts

Guns N’ Roses
November Rain
Live And Let Die
Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
Don’t Cry
Sympathy For The Devil
Sweet Child O’ Mine

Death Cab For Cutie
I Will Follow You Into The Dark
Tiny Vessels

Robert Johnson
Hellhound On My Trail
Come On In My Kitchen
Sad Eyes
Love In Vain

Country Joe And The Fish
Feels Like I’m Fixing To Die

Paul Kelly
Deeper Water

Jeff Buckley
Satisfied Mind
Last Goodbye
I Know It’s Over
Eternal Life
Lover, You Should Have Come Over
Everybody Here Wants You
Opened Once
New Year’s Prayer

Simon And Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Leaves That Are Green
The Sounds Of Silence
Time To Say
Play Me A Sad Song
I Am A Rock

Eric Clapton
Tears In Heaven
Run Back To Your Side
Why Has Love Done Got To Be So Sad?

Tori Amos
The Beekeeper
Happy Phantom
Pretty Good Year

Savage Garden
Truly Madly Deeply
You Can Still Be Free

The Rolling Stones
As Tears Go By
Paint It Black
Shine A Light
Wild Horses
Sad Sad Sad
Is All I Know

Pink Mountaintops

One Tree Hill
Stuck In A Moment
All I Want Is You
Beautiful Day
Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
In A Little While
The Ground Beneath Her Feet

Ben Harper
Happy Ever After In Your Eyes
Waiting On An Angel
In The Lord’s Arms
Walk Away
Another Lonely Day
More Than Sorry
Please Bleed

The Kinks
You Shouldn’t Be Sad
Some Mother’s Son
Waterloo Sunset
Sunny Afternoon

Tom Petty
All Right For Now
American Girl
Mary Jane’s Last Dance
Learning To Fly
Stop Dragging My Heart Around

The Killers
When We Were Young
Everything Will Be All Right
The River Is Wild

Enter Light, Exit Night
To Live Is To Die
Nothing Else Matters
Fade To Black

Blue Oyster Cult
Don’t Fear The Reaper
Death Valley Nights

10000 Days
Third Eye

Family Portraits

Pink Floyd
Goodbye Blue Sky
Wish You Were Here
Shine On You Crazy Diamond
The Great Gig In The Sky

John Denver
The Wings That Fly Us Home
You Say That The Battle Is Over
Perhaps Love

Willie Nelson
Moonlight And Roses

Johnny Cash
Ain’t No Grave (Gonna Hold This Body Down)
When The Man Comes Around
Hung My Head

Emmylou Harris
Not Enough
All My Tears
Stumble Into Grace
Rollin’ And Ramblin’

Glen Campbell
We’re All Dying

Louis Armstrong
What A Wonderful World
Just One Of Those Things
I’m Confessing That I Love You
When The Saints Go Marching In
How Long Has This Been Going On

Tony Bennett
The Way You Look Tonight
The Good Life
The Best Is Yet To Come
For Once In My Life
The Shadow Of Your Smile
I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face
Life Is A Song

Nat King Cole
Embraceable You
Too Marvellous For Words
Body And Soul
Autumn Leaves

Mel Torme
Don’t Worry About Me
In The Evening

Pearl Bailey

Monica Zetterlund
Some Other Time

Buddy Rush
That Old Feeling

Jack Teagarden
All The Way

Arthur Prysock
Where Are You?

Johnny Hartman
It’s Easy To Remember

Stan Getz
The Girl From Ipanema

Vic Damone
Here’s That Rainy Day

Billy Eckstein
I Apologise

Diana Krall
I’ve Got You Under My Skin

Silje Nergaard
Every Time We Say Goodbye

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Angel Eyes

Shirley Horn
I Could Have Told You
I Want To Be With You
Someone You’ve Loved
And I Love Him
Here’s To Life
Come A Little Closer
You’re Nearer
Quietly There
I Got Lost In His Arms

Sarah Vaughan
Time After Time
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Laura Fygi
What Are You Doing For The Rest Of Your Life?

Peggy Lee
They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Blossom Dearie
Once Upon A Summertime

Vince Jones
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Lil’ Darlin’
I Get Along Without You Very Well
You Go To My Head

Grace Knight
The Man I Love
Don’t Get Around Much Any More
Lover Come Back To Me

Chet Baker
My Funny Valentine
Time After Time
Almost Blue
Autumn Leaves
I’ve Never Been In Love Before

Bill Evans
Here’s That Rainy Day

The Inkspots
My Prayer
Twilight Time

Don Henley
Come Rain Or Come Shine

Lena Horne
I Can’t Help Loving That Man
Wish I Was Back In My Baby’s Arms

Errol Garner

Bing Crosby
They Didn’t Believe Me
Don’t Take Your Love From Me
What Is There To Say
It’s All Right With Me

Billie Holiday
Strange Fruit
Gloomy Sunday
I Love You Porgy
Don’t Explain
Come Rain Or Come Shine

Julie London
Cry Me A River
Our Day Will Come
Love Letters
Blue Moon
Broken Hearted Melody
End Of The World
The Good Life
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
A Taste Of Honey

Dave Brubeck
Take Five

Benny Goodman
Body And Soul

Neal Hefti
Girl Talk

Nina Simone
The Look Of Love
Love Me Or Leave Me
He Needs Me
Baby Just Cares For Me
I Shall Be Released
The Times They Are Changin’
I Think It’s Going To Rain Today
Wild Is The Wind
I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
My Man’s Gone Now
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
In The Dark
Just Like A Woman
Ain’t Got No – I Got Life
Don’t Explain

Ella Fitzgerald
The Man I Love
Blue Skies
Lullaby Of Bird Land
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Shadow Of Your Smile
My Funny Valentine
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Someone To Watch Over Me

Al Hibbler
This Love Of Mine

Johnny Hartman
It’s Easy To Remember

Anita O Day
Early Autumn

Thelonius Monk/Charlie Mingus
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

Miles Davis
All Blues
Blue In Green
It Never Entered My Mind

Dinah Washington
What A Difference A Day Makes
All Or Nothing Blues
Such A Night
Time Out For Tears
Soft Winds
No More
Trouble In Mind
After You’ve Gone
Never Let Me Go
Love Walked In

Norah Jones
Don’t Know Why
Cold Cold Heart
Come Away With Me
I’ve Got To See You Again
The Long Day Is Over
The Nearness Of You

Carmen Mccrae
I Could Write A Book
Body And Soul
Round Midnight
Don’t Ever Leave Me
Day In, Day Out
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Dream Of Life

Chris Connor
All About Ronnie
Everything I Love
Out Of This World
Don’t Wait Up For Me
In Other Words

Eartha Kitt
It’s So Nice To Have A Man Around The House

Claire Fischer
Quiet Nights

Nancy Wilson
But Beautiful

Dexter Gordon
Stairway To The Stars

Dinah Shore
That Old Feeling

Sonny Clarke
Deep In A Dream

Ronnie Milsap
Any Day Now

Andrea Bocelli/Sarah Brightman
Time To Say Goodbye

Maria Callas
Madam Butterfly – Puccini

Placido Domingo
Nessum Dorma

Eleftheria Arvanitaki
To Parapono (The Lament) Greek

Sinefiasmeni Kyriaki (Black Sunday)

Notis Sfakianakis
Yenethlia (Birthday) Greek

Panos Psaltis
Aggele Mou (My Angel) Greek

Edith Piaf
Je Ne Regrette Rien (I Don’t Regret A Thing) French

Life Is Beautiful Israeli

Simon Shaheen
Silk Tears
Saarab Algeria

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Sun Chakrey Da Meti Meti Koo Pakistani
Kamran Malik