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6 hours, 56 minutes ago   -  rec.music.classical - Google Groups

Kennedy Center Honors

No classical music performers this year. By the way, I can sing better than Sting: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2014/11/19/stephen-colbert-will-host-37th-annual-kennedy-center-honors/

7 hours, 55 minutes ago   -  Talk classical

Introduction .__.

Hello I always find it awkward to introduce myself like this, but wellI've joined this forum as there are not too many people in my environment who are as keen on classical music as I am. I'm mostly interested in piano, as I've been playing it for ...

11 hours, 32 minutes ago   -  Talk classical

Soundtracks that Transcend their Films

I saw the film Casper when it first premiered in 1995. The movie itself was good, but not great or memorable, yet the beautiful, nostalgic soundtrack by James Horner still pops up in my head now and then. I'm sure many feel the same was ...

12 hours, 4 minutes ago   -  Talk classical

Haydn quartets

I am planning to get a set of Haydn´s string quartets. In itunes there are some sets from U$189 to u$39. Any recommendation for a set which includes all of them, or the most important of them? Thanks in advance

12 hours, 19 minutes ago   -  Talk classical

Apps

So for those who have smart phones or tablets. Have you checked out any good apps? I personally find the Classical Radio app to pe pretty amazing.

18 hours, 1 minute ago   -  Talk classical

Two melodies at the same time in free counterpoint (post Renaissance)

I think it's rather rare to find whole movements where there are actually two distinct melodies interacting at the same time, non-canonic, non-fugal. Sure, there are short passages like that here and there, and there is tons of counterpoint everywhere ...

22 hours, 35 minutes ago   -  Talk classical

Nice to meet you all

Hello I am very happy to have joined this forum and I hope to learn about and discuss opera and ballet. I am not so big on classical music outside of these spheres (I do love a good story hence ballet and opera) nor am I paticularly musically ...

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The name of this classical opera/choir piece

Hello there I remember hearing this classic long ago but for the love of god can not remember the name of this piece. http://www.youtube.com/watch?f&v=R7OvAoaqgKo composition is within the advert.

Yesterday   -  Talk classical

Slow movement of Haydn's 64th - Most revolutionary 18th-century work?

I've long enjoyed Haydn's 64th symphony, mostly the first and last movements, but tended to zone out during the Largo, which just seemed kind of unfocused with too many weird pauses to sustain interest. But Danuta Mirka ...

Yesterday   -  Talk classical

Musc for mixed ensembles

This is a thread about repertoire for mixed ensembles, or unusual instrumental combinations. Even orchestral music with large amounts of unusual instruments are welcome in the discussion. :) First off, I am a huge fan of Spohr's Septet in a minor. ...
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