Come on friends - what answer are you expecting?
I love some classical, I love music of the 20's, 40's and 60's .... But if I can only listen to one genre, I would narrow it to one artist -
Yes, you guessed -
And, as to why?
Well, I love his music, but some of them really speak to me, and I think I can honestly say every single piece forms some sort of reation in me - even if the CD is only on in the background.