Low-Volume Classical Music Designed to Calm Your Nerves Plays 24/7 at Penn Station

In this recent video from The New York Times, travelers are asked to identify the sounds in Penn Station. With careful listening, some of them hear the low-volume classical music that has been played in the station since the 1990s.

The classical music played at Penn Station is meant to soothe harried travelers. Some commuters consider it part of the station’s hustle-and-bustle ambience, while others did not hear it until it was pointed out to them.

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