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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Pieces with well thought, simple, steady melody, like Chopin Nocturne Op9 No1 in Bbm I seek pieces, i can't describe more like, as: Chopin Nocturne Op.9 No.1 Where simple melody, is a heart of the forest, Where harmony hooks you, where harmony is not changed rapidly, yet when it is...
  2. Non-Classical Music
    Personally, I'm not that against that change in popular music because I like a lot of Rap Music which focuses in rhymes and the structure of the beat. I think there are very interesting acts today that focus on rhythm and other aspects of music.
  3. Non-Classical Music
    Let this thread be thread where we can share the beautiful music that is known only locally - in one country or nation and that for different reasons is not gaining international attention. This thread is for popular and choral music and I hope to create separate thread for classical (academic)...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi everyone! I'm looking for a song but I don't have many details about it. Things that I know: 1-It's not Wedding March. 2-It's a romantic song, played by piano. Tempo is smooth. 3-It's used to make romantic power point presentations (with messages about love, relationship, etc) :lol: 4-it...
  5. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hi all hoping someone knows the name of this melody. (attached). The only things I know about it are that the violinist who played this piece is Rebecca Chan from the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
  6. Music Theory
    Hello everyone. Not quite sure how to word what I'm asking here. I know quite a bit about theory, and have been writing music for several years now. My question is not regarding transitioning from one theme to another, it's more about staying in the same theme, but extending it out a little. Now...
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    Where is the border where modernism still hold's its tonal melodicism? Schnittke's Concerto Grosso 2 is one example for me, Einojuhani Rautavaara - Piano Concerto No. 1 is another.
  8. Identifying Classical Music
    Can anyone help identify this classical melody? Thanks for any help.
  9. Music Theory
    Hello. I am trying to learn how this new, modern epic music works. I would have few questions for someone who is in mood to help me here. 1. Where to start building Epic track (chords, main melody, ostinato...)? 2. How to built ostinato using violins or high strings with low strings or cello...
  10. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello, I want to know the name of this classical piece, I've heard it before and I know it's well known. It's the melody found in this youtube video starting at 0:41 seconds.
  11. Solved Cases (archive)
    Which one????? Little 4 second melody: I am having trouble finding it. :(
  12. Identifying Classical Music
    Like everyone (almost) else who posts on here, I'm going crazy trying to remember which song this melody is from. Except I have no external link of the song, it's just repeating in my head. I played in on a midi keyboard and uploaded to this post. I looped the melody twice and put a hi hat in...
  13. Classical Music Discussion
    Well I think we can all agree that some of the best melodists of all time were Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Saint-Saens, Mendelssohn, (I would include Haydn), and from the looks of previous posts, many of you would also say Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Brahms, and some Wagner and Puccini...
  14. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello! This piece is from the track Whispering Wind on the Land Before Time soundtrack by James Horner. I would like some help identifying any of the instruments used in this piece -- particularly the main melody instrument at 0:42 - 1:30. If anything other instruments could be identified, I'd...
  15. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello everybody, I'm a huge fan of a Trailer music company called Two Steps From Hell which just released today a new album. On one music of this album, there's a melody I know, I'm sure I've already heard it. I'm also pretty sure it's classical or religious... The track can be listened here...
  16. Solo & Chamber Music
    I have a melody stuck in my head which I am 100% certain is Dvorák, from one of his string quartets or quintets. Been searching the web/YouTube for days but haven't had time to go through every movement of every piece as YouTube generally does not list separate movements. Even contacted some...
  17. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Some composers are gifted melody writers - Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Tchaikovsky. Others are less so, such as Beethoven, Bruckner. So my question to you is do you think some great composers, all genius, but are naturally more gifted in melody than others, also genius?
  18. Music Theory
    How common they are in tonal, non-serial music? How many can really hear the connection between the "original" melody and the retrogade version on intellectual or instictual level?
  19. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello, everyone! I was wondering if anyone would be kind and knowledgeable enough to help me identify the melody attached to this 20-second Youtube video. The fragment sounds very familiar, but I just can't pinpoint neither the name nor the composer of the melody. Here is the clip: . Thank You...
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