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  1. Identifying Classical Music
    Hello! I need to now the composer and the name of the piano piece. probably it's Bach and some fugue, still we're not able to find it thank you for any help!
  2. Identifying Classical Music
    Hello! I need to know the composer and the name of the piece. As far as I know it's some late romantic era, some little piece (some Prelude, probably) for piano (1,5 min long) thank you for any help!!
  3. Identifying Classical Music
    Hello everybody, I'm new here! I'm trying to find a piece of classical music which I'm 90 % sure belongs to Shostakovich. The best way I can describe it is: it's a brief piece (3 to 6 minutes). It starts out very grim and slow, maybe some wind instruments. And then, out of nowhere, a piano...
  4. Identifying Classical Music
    I am looking for the names of two different classical piano pieces. These two short audio snippets are all the information I have. I don't know the names of the composers. My guess is that they are not both composed by the same person. Thank you for your help! I apologize for the crackling...
  5. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello. I was wondering if anyone could help me identify the name of the piece that plays at the 3:30 mark of this youtube video. I'd imagine it's fairly well-known. Should be an easy one to ID.....Iv'e heard it many times before. I qued up the video to start at the beginning of the piece...
  6. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello guys, its from this documentary From 0:00 to 0:28, really nice piece of music but i really can't find from what composition it is..
  7. Non-Classical Music
    Ockay why this futile debate, chronology eclipse in genious magnetic fields... magnetic fields being my least favorite of the JMJ record, but still i find magnetic field interresting. Than chronology remain a logic succesor of retro Jarre period.Those were my 2 cents on the subject so go for...
  8. Vocal Music
    So I recently purchased a copy of Monteverdi's 8th Book of Madrigals by Anthony Rooley and the Consort of Musicke, and when it came in the mail yesterday I discovered there was no text or translation included in the booklet! :mad: Now I mean I can survive, but I find following along with the...
  9. The Movie Corner: Music for Cinema and TV
    I am trying to find out the name of the music being played at 2:33 Can anybody identify this for me? Many thanks! Aaron
  10. Non-Classical Music
    Anyone else has this problem? I find it very difficult to find stuff that is in the sweet spot in terms of complexity & comprehensibility. Classical is too long-winded and requires too many listenings to get. Popular is underwhelming from an analytical standpoint. Progressive rock etc. is...
  11. Orchestral Music
    Yes this is stupid. If you think so, please tell us so in a very slightly condescending manner. But actually I didn't find an actual poll about this so here goes. No no. 37 here, because it's not Mozart's. Only one choice! Mwhahaha.
  12. Solved Cases (archive)
    I have this little fragment of a song i am sure i have already heard, but cannot find. i play the piano and would really like to play this piece, but i need your help to identify it. you can find it here, it's extremely short. thank you. https://www.dropbox.com/s/z947c45x0is3e6i/tragic.mp3?dl=0
  13. Classical Music Discussion
    Reading through Mahlerian's recent thread regarding educating audience... I began to wonder what this will include and whether it will help me "understand" certain pieces more. Lets look at this piece by Elgar for instance: At no point do I really ask myself "what's going on in this piece?"...
  14. Classical Music Discussion
    Good day to you all, Before I get into the main point, I'm a new user (about 2min before writing this thread). So if my post is in the wrong place, please excuse me. While I enjoy listening to classical music, I find it quite challenging to find the right type to my liking since I'm an...
  15. Classical Music Discussion
    I love this piece and I can't find anything similar
  16. Recorded Music and Publications
    Hi, all. On YouTube you can find a recording of Hector Belioz's song cycle Les Nuits d'Eté sung by bass-baritone Richard Stilwell (apparently recorded for Dutch TV in the 1970s). I love this recording, but I cannot find it anywhere else - only this YouTube video with a disappointingly low audio...
  17. Solved Cases (archive)
    Can you please help me find the author of this amazing piece? Shazam is not catching it. Thank you very much! [Admin edit: Thread moved to proper forum area]
  18. Classical Music Discussion
    The 2015 Gramophone Award Winners have just been announced: http://www.gramophone.co.uk/awards/2015 You'll find my 2 cents on my blog: http://musicophilesblog.com/2015/08/27/the-gramophone-awards-winners-2015/
  19. Classical Music Discussion
    A bit of background. At the time this article was written, Copland had already written both his early, more difficult works, inspired by Stravinsky, and also his New Deal-era populist works (also inspired by Stravinsky, just more diatonic). A few years later the critic Henry Pleasants was to...
  20. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hi, I heard on the radio one day when I was sitting on my back on the floor and thinking about the woman that broke my heart a piece called, The love I lost or something similar. It was beyond amazing but for some reason, I cannot find anything remotely related to this title. I searched...
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