Music for when you're sad or upset

A Listmania! list by Carlo
The list author says: "This list contains music I listen to, when I feel sad or upset. It is meant not to cheer me up, but to match my mood. So if you feel like it, read on. The list is in no particular order."
Shostakovich: The String Quartets
1.  Shostakovich: The String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich
The list author says:
  "pure sadness"
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Bela Bartok: The 6 String Quartets - Emerson String Quartet
2.  Bela Bartok: The 6 String Quartets - Emerson String Quartet by Bela Bartok
The list author says:
  "This I listen to when I'm both sad and upset."
$24.40   Used & New from: $5.61
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Dummy
3.  Dummy by Portishead
The list author says:
  "Heart ripping"
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Portishead
4.  Portishead by Portishead
The list author says:
  "Heart ripping too"
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Five Leaves Left (Remastered)
5.  Five Leaves Left (Remastered) by Nick Drake
The list author says:
  "reflection on sadness"
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XO
6.  XO by Elliott Smith
$7.39   Used & New from: $0.25
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Either / Or
7.  Either / Or by Elliott Smith
$12.99   Used & New from: $2.15
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews)

Mozart: Requiem
8.  Mozart: Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The list author says:
  "Not a recording I own, but a popular choice.   The fact that it is funeral music says it all. Love the Dies Irae."
$12.24   Used & New from: $0.39
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Verdi: Messa da Requiem
9.  Verdi: Messa da Requiem by Angela Gheorghiu
The list author says:
  "more funeral music..."
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Mahler: Symphony No. 9
10.  Mahler: Symphony No. 9 by Gustav Mahler
The list author says:
  "Also known as Mahler's requiem. Other recordings I recommend include Abbado, Karajan and Bernstein."
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Mahler: Symphony No. 6 ~ Boulez
11.  Mahler: Symphony No. 6 ~ Boulez by Gustav Mahler
The list author says:
  "Tragic symphony. It is. Karajan's another choice."
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Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos / Paganini Rhapsody
12.  Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos / Paganini Rhapsody by Sergei Rachmaninoff
The list author says:
  "for light melancholy times"
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Symphony 6
13.  Symphony 6 by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
The list author says:
  "passionate, just as the name suggests"
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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8
14.  Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 by Dmitri Shostakovich
The list author says:
  "utter devastation"
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Love Is Here
15.  Love Is Here by Starsailor
The list author says:
  "super light sadness"
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
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Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
16.  Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 by Johannes Brahms
The list author says:
  "marvelous music."
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Prokofiev: The Five Piano Concertos
17.  Prokofiev: The Five Piano Concertos by Serge Prokofiev
The list author says:
  "just listen to the second: divine music and sad too."
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Pieces of You
18.  Pieces of You by Jewel
The list author says:
  "foolish games"
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Cowboy Junkies: Lay It Down
19.  Cowboy Junkies: Lay It Down by Cowboy Junkies
The list author says:
  "dark music"
$12.48   Used & New from: $0.01
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Des Visages Des Figures
20.  Des Visages Des Figures by Noir Desir
The list author says:
  "I don't really understand the words, but Des Armes is beyond words..."
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Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring / Alexander Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy - Valery Gergiev / Kirov Orchestra
21.  Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring / Alexander Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy - Valery Gergiev / Kirov Orchestra by Alexander Scriabin
The list author says:
  "It was not the composer's intention, but it works for me when I'm upset."
$14.31   Used & New from: $3.76
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Binaural
22.  Binaural by Pearl Jam
The list author says:
  "thin air"
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Mad for Sadness
23.  Mad for Sadness by Arab Strap
The list author says:
  "Live album. If you don't know Arab Strap's style, stay away..."
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Planet Helpless
24.  Planet Helpless by Puressence
The list author says:
  "obscure choice, but it is sad."
$26.95   Used & New from: $0.60
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Only Forever
25.  Only Forever by Puressence
The list author says:
  "same thing"
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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
26.  Vivaldi: The Four Seasons by Vivaldi
The list author says:
  "OK, you got me. I'm joking"
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