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Old 08-29-2008, 09:53 AM   #61
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This thread needs a list!

Favorite requiems:
Duruflé, op. 9
Dvorak, op. 89
Cherubini, Requiem in C-minor
Fauré, op. 48
Britten, War requiem


Interesting how Fauré was not particularly religious but wrote perhaps the most widely-performed Pie Jesu.
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Old 09-10-2008, 09:06 PM   #62
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Remember this one? From Once Upon a Time in the West, I believe. Incredible.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=L63_BCV9irs
^^--"Il était une fois dans l'Ouest" (excellent audio quality and voice)--^^
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SatPNo5UypI
^^--found an English language version--^^
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one of my favourites:

Sibelius' Valse Triste
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t0FBQ3xeVA
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Here are a couple of links (how many movements/minutes, does the Messiah last?) with pics:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Clwwq_LBeI <--Deep Space
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-pQdRNT77k <--Planet Earth

Part 1 - 8:12
Part 2 - 9:33
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total time.17 min.: 45 sec.......
It's one thing to listen to the Messiah, it's another completely to play it and be in the middle of the full orchestra and choir.
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Old 09-11-2008, 02:18 AM   #65
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I'm a fanatical Mozart Opera fan, and as such, I'd like to make this contribution to this thread:



Natalie Dessay performs "O Zittre Nicht, mein lieber Sohn"... my fav aria from "Die Zauberflöte".

"Denn mein Hilfe war zu schwach..."
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I'm a fanatical Mozart Opera fan, and as such, I'd like to make this contribution to this thread:

Natalie Dessay performs "O Zittre Nicht, mein lieber Sohn"... my fav aria from "Die Zauberflöte".

"Denn mein Hilfe war zu schwach..."
Thanks for this! I love the "less-famous" Queen of the Night aria.
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It's one thing to listen to the Messiah, it's another completely to play it and be in the middle of the full orchestra and choir.
Ugh, the Messiah is dull, I really tried to get into it! I like Handel's coronation anthems and Music for the Royal Fireworks.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX2qP3gP_Vs
^--Schindler's List music--^
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Arthur Rubinstein, anyone? I LOVE Chopin and I believe this guy was a fantastic player










I also like Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Orff





(anything better than the BPO playing Wagner at the Berliner Philarmonie? those guys are awesome, even if I think their Karajan era will never be surpassed )



(Carmina Burana and Catulli Carmina are AWESOME, besides the guy was such a revolucionary on the musical education for kids)
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Old 11-02-2008, 02:03 AM   #70
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I found something interesting, on garageband.com...of all places:
http://www.garageband.com/song?|pe1|S8LTM0LdsaSlYlW2ZGA...(darn, won't work)
...or...
go to garageband.com, then click "Classical," and hit #1: "Reunited" by Alex Davis...
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Ugh, the Messiah is dull, I really tried to get into it! I like Handel's coronation anthems and Music for the Royal Fireworks.
There's a BBC Orchestra rendition of the Fireworks music on Youtube that is currently my favourite piece of music in any genre. I'm something of an ignoramus when it comes to all forms of music, but Handel seems to have composed so many of my favourites - the Fireworks, Zadok the Priest, the Water music, the Sarabande that Kubrick used so effectively in the film Barry Lyndon...

Other ones I like are Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony, which is used with very sharp irony in Soylent Green, Bach's Air on a G String, Pachelbel's Canon, the Moonlight Sonata... yes, all the tracks you'd find on a That's What I Call Classical Music album.
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Johann Sebastian Bach - Matthäus Passion (BWV 244)





























King Pavlos of Greece died listening to this, on his last breath he said this was the greatest piece ever written
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Béla Bartók at the piano:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW4AHmTzyMo
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmsRFrN97ek
^--Deborah's theme, from Once Upon a Time in America, played in Warsaw--^


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9ACI7DuECk
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Anna Netrebko singing Rachmaninov's Zdes' khorosho

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