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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Haggis@wk » Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:29 am

Selma in Sandy Eggo wrote:
Haggis@wk wrote:Why do I hear little league baseball when I tune in in the afternoons???

That was the local high school, I think it was maybe girls' fastpitch. It isn't supposed to be on the member stream but it's on the free one.


Figues, I still use the free stream.
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Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:11 pm

Ahh. Hallelujah chorus - and I'm singing along (as usual). Softly. Down an octave. That's good practice for the cubedwellers, after all.

And now Brahms' Lullaby. She's got the words all wrong, though. Sounds as if she were singing in German
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:08 pm

ARGH................

Peter and the Wolf..................
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Postby Marye » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:51 pm

Ugh... Stairway to Heaven.

I used to love this music but even when I was a teenager I got sick of Stairway to Heaven pdq. Probably in the minority around the world... but... ugh.
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:55 pm

Marye wrote:Ugh... Stairway to Heaven.

I used to love this music but even when I was a teenager I got sick of Stairway to Heaven pdq. Probably in the minority around the world... but... ugh.


I would rather listen to Stairway to Heaven 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 times than
Peter and the Wolf...

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Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:06 pm

How 'bout more Bolero? And there are others...

I have an entire CD full of Vocalise. Different artists, etc. but all the same composition. And one of Pachelbel's Canon. (The Loose Cannon may be the best. LAGQ rocks!) I'll bet there's a CD of Bolero, somewhere out there. Another of P&TW.

The Symphonic Beatles is good. Symphonic Queen is better.
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Postby Marye » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:25 pm

I could listen to more Bolero. I could listen to more Hector the Hero and if Barfle were surfing here I would boldly state, Revenge Aria please and thank you very much. I just can't stand Stairway to Heaven in any form. Years of that song being the number 1 choice of radio rock audiences around the world instigated by, "Pick your number one rock tune for all time" or "Pick you number one Led Zep tune" or "If you were stranded on a deserted Island ......" Blech blech and more blech. I used to say if I were stranded on a deserted island I would bring Exile on Main Street.... but now I would just bring drugs. :roll: :rofl:
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Postby Shapley » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:38 pm

I have the CD of Pachelbel's Greatest Hit, with several versions of the Canon.

I can't imagine having a CD with multiple recordings of Bolero. :crazy:

Peter and the Wolf is tiresome, as well. Even Peter Schickele's Sneaky Pete and the Wolf can't save that work, although his Carnival of the Animals more than compensates for it!

I also have a recording of Vivaldi's Four Seasons, with each movement done by a different performer in a different style. It's enjoyable, although I like Giles Apap's CD better.
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Postby Marye » Mon Jun 07, 2010 4:07 pm

It is hilarious to have a title of a CD or Album... Pachelbel's Greatest Hits, or The Rage of 1710... or the Greatest Hits of the 1700s.

But I would agree Peter and the Wolf is tiresome.
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Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Mon Jun 07, 2010 4:21 pm

Most of y'all must be right-handed. The rest of yez must be left-handed. This blatant sideist favoritism is what causes your insufficiently twisted and gnarly senses of humor.

I'm so glad I turned out ambidextrous. I can argue, evenhandedly, with myself about anything, and appreciate the multiple sides of almost anything. :rofl:
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Postby Marye » Wed Jun 09, 2010 11:31 am

Nice. Meditation from Thais by Massenet. Beautiful piece.
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Postby analog » Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:46 pm

Selma in Sandy Eggo wrote:.....

I'm so glad I turned out ambidextrous. I can argue, evenhandedly, with myself about anything, and appreciate the multiple sides of almost anything. :rofl:


thanks, Selma.

I'd always thought that was an affliction, i call it my "bifurcated brain". As you point out it has its silver lining.
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Re: Comments on Beethoven.com Selections

Postby Trumpetmaster » Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:44 pm

Enesco - Romanian Rhapsody #1 - Empire Brass recording...

FUN to listen to this!!!

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Postby Schmeelkie » Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:01 am

Everytime I hear a soundtrack I like lately, I look and it's James Horner. enjoying music from Mask of Zorro right now. Will have to get this soundtrack...
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Postby jamiebk » Fri Jul 16, 2010 11:09 am

Man I love this C maj. toccata and fugue (Bach) performed by Michael Murray. I have the same recording and it just makes my spirit soar!

Organ music... seems like you either love it or hate it. I love it.
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Postby Shapley » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:39 pm

I love it, but I still think E. Power Biggs does the tocatta best. His rendition of the Agincourt Hymn is excellent, as well.
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Postby dai bread » Sat Jul 31, 2010 9:33 pm

The Magic Flute, in full. Well done, BR! A perfect way to spend a cold, bleak Sunday afternoon.
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Postby Shapley » Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:28 am

Enjoying the Church Windows. I have been meaning to put some Respighi in the CD player ever since I returned home from Rome, but haven't sat down to listen to any yet.
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Postby Shapley » Mon Aug 09, 2010 4:55 pm

Hmmm. I sent in a 'priority request' much earlier for Bizet's Je Crois Entendre Overture. Did I miss it? I dont' see it on the music log.
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Postby dai bread » Sat Aug 14, 2010 6:45 pm

LvB #9 complete. Excellent!
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