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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Schmeelkie » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:30 pm

Thanks for the Nutcracker Suite this am! I was scanning data and that made it seem to go much more quickly! Really wish I could listen in on Saturday, but we'll be on the road. I know, need and iPhone or something to listen to internet radio on the go...
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Wed Dec 30, 2009 3:01 pm

Ah........ Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2

This is really a GREAT work!!!
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:14 pm

Ah... Tchaikovsky 2nd Symphony is playing again!!

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I can listen to this most of the day!!

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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby jamiebk » Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:26 pm

They've had some great stuff on today. I really like the Russian's Are Coming" feature.
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Sun Jan 17, 2010 9:21 pm

jamiebk wrote:They've had some great stuff on today. I really like the Russian's Are Coming" feature.



yes they did... just wish I could have listen some more
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Mon Jan 18, 2010 10:20 am

Mozart 40th Symphony is now playing.
What a lovely work!

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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Shapley » Mon Jan 18, 2010 3:32 pm

I can't help but noticing that Ennio Morricone's "The Story of a Soldier" from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly theme seems to bear some resemblance to a portion of Brahm's Symphony No. 1. I may have mentioned this before on this thread, but I don't recall.
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Postby DavidS » Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:50 pm

Shapley wrote:I can't help but noticing that Ennio Morricone's "The Story of a Soldier" from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly theme seems to bear some resemblance to a portion of Brahm's Symphony No. 1. I may have mentioned this before on this thread, but I don't recall.

Oh yes, there are similar examples in no end of compositions. E.g. a passage in the final movement of the Dvořák New World Symphony sounds like the nursery rhyme Three Blind Mice...
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:23 am

Shapley wrote:I can't help but noticing that Ennio Morricone's "The Story of a Soldier" from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly theme seems to bear some resemblance to a portion of Brahm's Symphony No. 1. I may have mentioned this before on this thread, but I don't recall.


Shapley,
Never paid attention to that but I agree that there is a portion that sounds like Brahms 1st.
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:25 am

DavidS wrote:
Shapley wrote:I can't help but noticing that Ennio Morricone's "The Story of a Soldier" from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly theme seems to bear some resemblance to a portion of Brahm's Symphony No. 1. I may have mentioned this before on this thread, but I don't recall.

Oh yes, there are similar examples in no end of compositions. E.g. a passage in the final movement of the Dvořák New World Symphony sounds like the nursery rhyme Three Blind Mice...



David,
I have my new world symphony cd with me here in georgia.
I'm listening to the last mvt later today.
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:25 am

Beethoven 5th coming up!!!
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:53 am

Mozart Symphony No. 25

one of my favorite Mozart Symphonies!

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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby jamiebk » Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:48 am

I wish I could listen. I am in the office today so no B.com. I'll have to wait for Friday when I work from home. Right now with the 3rd of 4 storms smashing into the Bay Area, I am happy to be dry and warm indoors, even if it is at the office. The 5 AM commute was a challenge.
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:57 am

jamiebk wrote:I wish I could listen. I am in the office today so no B.com. I'll have to wait for Friday when I work from home. Right now with the 3rd of 4 storms smashing into the Bay Area, I am happy to be dry and warm indoors, even if it is at the office. The 5 AM commute was a challenge.



Hopefully your IT people will unblock and allow you to listen.
I would listen to my CDs all day if it weren't for B.com.

Sorry you can't listen in...

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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:25 am

Wagner - Overture to Tannhauser
This is one of my favorite overtures.
I just love the trombones in this work!!
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Shapley » Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:29 am

Saint-Saens' Organ Symphony is one of my favourite works.
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby jamiebk » Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:19 pm

How nice that NIcole is playing my request for "Spellbound Concerto" as the afternoon matinee. I am curious if anyone knows what kind of instrument or devise makes that weird eerie electronic sound during one part of the piece. It's kind of like what you hear in those old Si-Fi horror movies.
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby jamiebk » Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:27 pm

Never mind...Nicole answered the question:

The instrument is called the theremin. The
instrument came out in the 20's but became really popular in the 50's
and 60's with the scifi craze. The instrument is two magnetic metal rods
with an electrical current running in between. When you pass your hands
through the field it changes the pitch and causes that spooky sound!
Here's the wiki page on it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theremin They
are hard to find now since they are not as popular any more but still
very cool!


I think there was a post on this somewhere on the board.

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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:19 am

Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5

What a beautiful symphony!
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Wed Jan 27, 2010 3:21 pm

Nothing like Brahms 2nd Symphony to keep the afternoon alive!!!
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