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  1. Identifying Classical Music Here's a recording of me singing it, the part I sing is the violin part, I can't remember what the name is.
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    Hello, I was wondering of Chopin made any piece(s) which weren't written for a piano but for an orchestra or another instrument. I can't find anything on Google or on other forums so I'm asking here :)
  3. Recorded Music and Publications
    An interesting article on the justly famous Decca Sound
  4. Solved Cases (archive)
    hi, my memory is very bad and i have heard a famous piece of classical music on a agatha Christie TV drama. i have researched everywhere to identify it and had no luck. the frustrating thing is that i know i have it in my large collection of classical music, I've been playing loads of my stuff...
  5. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello, can someone please help me to identify this famous song? I just cannot find the author! Thanks:tiphat:
  6. Solved Cases (archive)
    Is anyone familiar with the piano piece played in this video, , and know if it's based on or similar to any song by a famous pianist? I'm not asking where the entire song is from, I'm asking about the piano part.
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    Sometimes seeing a photograph of a composer, especially a composer of days long past, can be interesting since the world is so used to famous painted portraits of Bach, Mozart and Beethoven. Putting a face to the sound isn't necessarily a very useful piece of information at all I suppose, but I...
  8. Opera
    Just a thought but before the 1950’s were there Directors in Opera as famous as Visconti and Zefferelli? Most theatres would have had their staff Directors known to the cognoscenti and perhaps a house style? Occasionally a theatre director would make a name for themselves eg. Max Reinhart and...
  9. Off Topic Pub
    If you were to be famous for one of the reasons mentioned in the poll, what would you like to be noted for? Write a brief profile of this famous alter ego of yours, and how s/he excelled. Describe your style of singing and the operatic roles you excelled in. Or describe the sort of orchestral...
  10. Solved Cases (archive)
    Heard it while watching a show with my young daughter. I'm sure it must be very famous. Thanks Adam
  11. Composer Guestbooks
    An American impressionist composer who deserves wider recognition. Like Gershwin he had some jazz influence in his works too. Adventures in a Perambulator is one of his most famous works.
  12. Off Topic Pub
    Interesting article in Chessbase today: noted that my avatar, Andre Phillidor, was also a famous chess player (or should be written as "...also a famous opera composer").
  13. Recorded Music and Publications
    Any favorite or famous recordings of this that I should know about?
  14. Classical Music Discussion
    Who said it, Kanye West or a famous composer? I got 17 out of 20. I guess that's respectable.
  15. Solved Cases (archive)
    The Medley of music used in the EPCOT Center's IllumiNations fireworks show from the late 1980s has led me to have a life long appreciation of classical music, and whilst I now know the vast majority of the music used back then, for 26 years I've heard one of the melodies over and over again and...
  16. The Movie Corner: Music for Cinema and TV
    CHOPIN CREATING A NARRATIVE MOOD Part 1: Chopin(1810-1849) composed in obedience to inner promptings, dictated by his own musical instincts and tastes, feelings and predispositions. Chopin's techniques and methods, his epic compositional modus operandi, his creative processes were explored...
  17. Conductors & Conducting
    Benjamin Britten(1913-1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He showed prodigious talent from an early age, composing Quatre Chansons françaises for soprano and orchestra at the age of fourteen. He first came to public attention with a cappella choral work A Boy Was Born. With...
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