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  1. Keyboard Instruments
    Dear friends, I have a haunting idea to play some piano music on the streets in a city some summer night. I'd assume the performance would be in between 45 and 60 minutes. Could you please advice me which compositions you think would suit best for this? Could be either a long one, which would...
  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. Keyboard Instruments
    I've been playing piano a lot lately, and admittedly I also have a pretty horrendous cold, so that could be a factor, but for some reason lately, the tightness has been pretty bad, to the point at bringing tears one night while trying to sleep. Is there something I can do to remain loose even...
  4. Off Topic Pub
    I thought I'd actually go ahead and start this thread.
  5. Solo & Chamber Music
    Hello everybody! As I've already said in another post, and this night I encountered an interesting set of 4 pieces (4 Songs without words) written for string quartet by someone called Jacques Bank, a Dutch composer as I can read from the description under yt's video, who wrote these pieces in...
  6. Solo & Chamber Music
    Hello everybody! As I've already said in another post, and this night I encountered a cheerful piece that struck my facial musculature activating one levator anguli oris (not two, just one), both orbicularis oculi and both zygomaticus minor; probably you'll ask "and so? why should it be a...
  7. Opera
    The competitors Won two years ago by Jamie Barton. I was surprised that the tenor won last night. My pick tonight so far is the South African soprano Kelebogile Besong.
  8. Today's Composers
    this is something i did for a high-school band project a while ago. it is a bit different from what i would usually do but i was going to a sort of wondrous and grand feel. it is really a good work i think so i wanted to share it while i was on here. mvt 1 "Introduction" mvt 2 "Day, Night"...
  9. Opera
    About one hour into this clip - Morse alone at home at night. Only a short burst. I recognise it but can't place it. Driving me nuts!! PLEASE help!
  10. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello all, I need help identifying a piano piece from the series "The Assets", currently available on instant Netflix. It occurs in episode 6. I've posted an mp3 here: The caption says it's Rachmaninoff's All Night Vigil, but I couldn't find any piano pieces that match this? I appreciate...
  11. Classical Music Discussion
    I was at a premiere the other night, and before the orchestra played the piece, the composer came out, explained the two works, gave the audience a very particular image and setting, a picture, really, that he was evoking in the music. Then the piece starts, and unfortunately, I could focus on...
  12. Opera
    which singer is the definitive example for you of what a certain role should be? for me Carmen: Maria Callas (duh! lol) Violetta: Anna Moffo Rosina: Joyce DiDonato Beatrice di Tenda: Joan Sutherland Duke of Mantua: Jonas Kaufman (the duke is supposed to be confident and SEDUCTIVE, not thin...
  13. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello! I was referred to this forum in the hopes that you all could help me. I am trying to identify this song: Possible Clues: This video was taken on a cruise ship, the trio of Romanian women would play every night in the atrium. This particular piece was my husband's favorite. We asked one...
  14. Off Topic Pub
    This thread is for TV watchers. It's an off-shoot of "Whats happening in your life.". Post what you watched last night whether a regular tv show, or dvd, or maybe you have a streaming service such as netflix or Amazon Prime.. My wife and I have been watching a lot of TV lately due to it being...
  15. Solved Cases (archive)
    I would be immensely grateful if anyone could identify the song played at 31:25 on bbc news night at this link. Fredeles
  16. Keyboard Instruments
    Im still practicing two hand playing and Im quite pleased with myself considering how little practice time I get! I love Silent Night, and I recorded it, fluffed it, then re-did it but with a slight jazzy feel.
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