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  1. Opera
    I don't remember anymore the tenor or the opera house. But once I read that a tenor who had sung Otello the previous night participated on the next days production of La Boheme as a waiter in the second act. If I remember correctly both the audience and other singers where quite surprised. Quite...
  2. Solved Cases (archive)
    This tune has been in my head lately, but I can't remember where it's from. Played on the piano here
  3. Solved Cases (archive)
    I've heard it many times but can't remember the name of the piece. A short clip is included here: http://www.wikiupload.com/1BD6MP4152UQW0G Thanks
  4. Solved Cases (archive)
    What song is this? Also i'm trying to remember what advert it used to be on. https://instaud.io/b1X
  5. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello, :) Can someone guess what's the name of this classical piece (I remember it was played in piano), and who's the composer, please?
  6. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hi all. I have two pieces that I know I know, but there names won't come to me. I've tried to play bits from them on the piano (sorry about the sound quality). So the first one: I remember this phrase being so moving in this orchestral piece (I'm guessing Rachmaninoff?) The second: I feel...
  7. Solved Cases (archive)
    Looking to identify a piece of classical music that my father used to "sing" to me Hello, I hope someone can help. When I was a very little girl, my father wrote lyrics to accompany a piece of classical music which he used to sing to me. He's currently in hospital, in an induced coma and...
  8. Classical Music Discussion
    I have had this experience a few times, where I will accidentally fall asleep while listening to music. I will sleep like normal and dream but the music will be present while I am dreaming, seeming to somehow influence the dream. This happened just a few nights ago as I was listening to...
  9. Opera
    The prime of soprano Cheryl Studer was before my time, but I've just started listening to her as Salome on DG's recording from 1990/1991 (it's the one with Bryn Terfel as Jochanaan). This recording and Studer's interpretation have been highly praised. Has anyone here actually heard Studer live...
  10. Composer Guestbooks
    López, "an avant-garde experimental musician and sound artist" according to the current Wikipedia entry, was the "talkclassical composer of the month" in January 2015, and I believe most of us who participated listened to the recordings available in the fairly popular Kairos set (which appears...
  11. Solved Cases (archive)
    My mom used to play it on the piano all the time, but even she does not remember what it is. I took her book back then and transcribed it for guitar, which I still remember how to play. I am thinking Mendelssohn maybe? A link to a YT video where I uploaded the passage. Thanks a lot...
  12. Solved Cases (archive)
    When I was probably 12 or 13 ( I'm now 30). I was listening to some sort of npr station. They were playing their hour of classical music. And this piece came on that as ridiculous as it sounds I could swear the host of the show said, and now, "lots of instruments" by vivaldi. The piece had what...
  13. Classical Music Discussion
    Remember Collins Classics? I've wrote a small article about Collins Classics and a playlist of some favorite recordings: http://classicalspotify.blogspot.nl/2015/01/collins-classics-on-spotify.html I can still remember that a Dutch warehouse had these records for 10 guilders each (full price...
  14. Classical Music Discussion
    I ought this might be an interesting idea for a thread. I don't always get in touch with what's new, but on occasion I do, and I always try to get to concerts featuring world premieres. The most recent piece of music I have heard was in fact Olli Mustonen's Sonata for Violin and Orchestra, the...
  15. Classical Music Discussion
    I do not have any clips but i can remember the name of an old piece i played in high school some years ago.... It was called Eclipse Of Mars. But for the life of me i can not find a single thing about it online, nor can i remember the composer, it had EXTREMELY awkward note spacing throughout...
  16. Non-Classical Music
    It is eighty years ago today that Elvis Presley was born in a wooden shack in Tupelo, Mississippi, on the 8th January 1935. This is a thread for those who would like to remember this great artist, and a place to post youtube links and discuss all things Elvis! I will start by posting what is...
  17. Solved Cases (archive)
    I know I've heard it before, but I can't remember it :\ http://picosong.com/5FeP Thanks in advance
  18. Classical Music Discussion
    Still an hour (on the Left Coast anyway) to remember that Saint-Saens passed away today, on Beethoven's birthday in 1921. Play something by him and remember!
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