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  1. Non-Classical Music
    Forget morbid tale , the classic of Celtic Frost is either Into Pandemonium(atmospheric) or Into Megatherion (killer riffs, hell yeah!!). Then Cold Lake happens an album legendary hate among metalheads and rockers. But common into pandemonium and into megatherion huge kick *** classic speed...
  2. Orchestral Music
    I love the conductor. He throws himself into his work and is literally soaking in sweat at the end, his suit drenched. Scheherazade was a character from the Arabian Nights. The story went that a king named Shahryar, who ruled India and China, had an unfaithful wife and had her executed...
  3. Woodwind and Brass
    Who made the Standard American trumpet, the engraving clearly says "Standard American" surrounded by a floral design engraving, which is different than the "American Standard" by King. If it's just a variation of the wording by King, OK, but I would like to know? I forgot to ask, if anyone...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    I have been listening to The Rite of Spring, Turangalîla-Symphonie and some Bartok and was struck by how many great heavy riffs there were and the influence on Prog Rock such as King Crimson and heavy metal like Black Sabbath. Can you recommend me some classical pieces that feature massive...
  5. Opera
    Any Londoners in here? If yes, check out the upcoming premiere of King Roger, one of my beloved contemporary operas: King Roger, a work once almost forgotten, has recently returned to the biggest theatres across the globe. Throughout May 2015, King Roger will rule the stage of London's Royal...
  6. Articles
    This is a paper that I wrote on Schubert's Erlkonig, looking at how the music portrays the text and making some possibly slightly funky, but hopefully interesting inferences. This is actually a slightly unpolished version, since I lost the one I ultimately made minor edits to and turned in. I...
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