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  1. Orchestral Music
    I've found various sources online and in books that claim to match modes with different emotional effects, but I have yet to see a similar explanation of how different orchestration techniques fit different moods or create different effects (i.e., here's when you want octave doubling, here's...
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    In the age of Spotify and ITunes, playlists are a great way to explore and share music. So with that in mind... Create a playlist (you would actually listen to :rolleyes:) based on emotion, using the Circumplex model: Guidelines: * Title your playlist * No fewer than 4 works -- one per...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    Nigel Tufnel, the legendary guitarist for Spinal Tap, famously stated that D-minor is the "saddest of all keys." I also recently heard a little blurb on NPR about how the key of B-flat is essentially an optimistic key, one that exudes hope. So after a little internet surfing I found a website...
  4. Opera
    may not be as histrionic as the current market for opera tends to look for (in fact, I'll extend that to the entertainment industry in general), but imo, there is plenty of emotion and passion in many of Sutherland's recordings.
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    After the many lists and scathing critiques of composers and music, I cannot help but to post this in response. Music is emotion. One is drawn to a work because of that emotion, that power that music evokes within us. It just may be that a certain piece, no matter how obscure, may speak to some...
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