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March 6   -  

Have Classical Music Become More Of A Commodity In Modern Times?

By "commodity", I literally mean just that - something that been produced and traded because "that's what folks want", and I am particularly focusing on the type of classical music that the majority of us listen to - the established repertoire. CDs, ...

March 6   -  

Tuna fish...................

How do you like your tuna? White bread? Wheat? Bagel? Mayo? Onions? Celery? How do you like yours? :)

March 6   -  

Dubstep + Violin

What do you all think of combining classical instruments with electronic sounds? For example, Lindsey Stirling has become quite famous combining the violin with dubstep. *check it out here if you haven't heard it: ...

March 6   -  

Grow it! Show it! -- Long as I can grow it . . .

With the horrible winter and my reliance on public transportation, I haven't felt like making an appointment lately for a trim, so my hair which grows fairly quickly is starting to inch toward the Summer of Love look. Several people said they liked it ...

March 6   -  

Revelations

Hello everyone, I thought I'd make a first post about why I joined the forum and also why I chose this name, then ask for your own stories if you have any! Like many classical music lovers (but unlike just as many others), I have generally ...

March 5   -  

You tube start at code

I was posting something on a discussion group, and I wanted to use a couple of bits from a you tube clip; one was at 2m 32s and the other at 7m 31s. You tube offers you a start at option( ?t=2m31s), but it doesn't seem to work. Is there a way to use ...

March 5   -  

Guitars in continuo?

Many "HIP" (Historical Informed Perfomance) conductors today uses guitars in the continuo section. Anthony Hicks said that there where no historical evidence for guitars where used in the continuo section, and called them "Silly Pluckers" e. t. c. Do ...

March 5   -  

Scriabin vs. Schoenberg: Two approaches

The Piano Sonata No. 10 opus 70 by Scriabin is so advanced harmonically, so chromatic, that it verges on the atonal. A wandering, seemingly aimless composition, vague and prolix, melodically almost non-existent, rhythmically diffuse, no discernible ...

March 5   -  

Contemporary music for adult

what do you think about this ? watch and share.. ;-) http://www.youtube.com/playlist?listsA8YkhII-Cx1Sw for each song.. 50% is for Charity..!! share it.. it helps.. ;-) http://www.reverbnation.com/Toz with free eras.. listen to ...

March 5   -  

Paintings Based on Operas

Does anyone here have any favorite paintings of opera characters? I have framed prints of the first two on the walls of my bedroom. The first is "Tristan and Isolde" by John William Waterhouse; the second is "The Bride of Lammermoor" [Lucia di ...
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