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Cross-Genre Performance

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by James Yount Aug 3, 2013. 1 Reply

Looking at the recent Grammy Awards performances, I was amazed to see the full emergence of performances in which music from several genres was intermixed, using genres themselves as a musical…Continue

Tags: combining musical genres

Unique and Interesting Instruments

Started by James Yount. Last reply by The Flying Atheist May 15, 2013. 13 Replies

Music is always evolving and so are the instruments that people use. Have you seen any unique performances that you'd like to share?Continue

Atheist Themed Music and Reasoned Rythms

Started by James Yount. Last reply by James Yount Dec 18, 2012. 27 Replies

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Leonard Bernstein and his Young People's Concerts

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Steph S. Sep 23, 2012. 3 Replies

Of all the American symphonic conductors who ever were, they may be no greater jack-of-all-trades: conductor, composer and teacher (especially that last) than Leonard Bernstein.  Certainly, he was…Continue

Tags: New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Young People's Concerts, Leonard Bernstein

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Comment by Randall Smith on June 16, 2014 at 7:36am

Thanks, Carl. I love Vivaldi, too! Yes, S.B. is on PBS radio. I can get it from Indianapolis from 5-9 AM and/or 10-2 from Lafayette. I often catch the last two hours on the former, then the first two hrs on the latter station. And I can't help but frequently tape something I really like. I'm hoping to hear again Johann Joachim Quantz's 2 Flute concerto (in G Minor) to tape it. I was blown away by it. Ever hear of him? 

Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 15, 2014 at 11:28am

Welcome, Randy.  I'm a huge fan of Baroque music as well, especially Vivaldi.  Is "Sunday Baroque" a radio program?

Comment by Randall Smith on June 15, 2014 at 7:30am

I have read where listening to music, especially classical baroque, can ease stress and tension, thereby postponing death a little longer. I guess I'm in luck. I listen to classical all the time and love "Sunday Baroque", 4 hours of great music.

Comment by Floyd Jack on January 6, 2014 at 11:26am
Comment by Floyd Jack on January 4, 2014 at 5:36pm

any metal heads in the house \m/,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m7njvwB-Ks

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 4, 2014 at 11:43am

It brings tears to my eyes Floyd.

Comment by Floyd Jack on January 4, 2014 at 10:17am

This always makes me smile...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgiPaanDnuk

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 3, 2014 at 12:51pm

I'm not familiar with the Hungarian Rhapsody, but at 6:08 there's a bit that very much reminded me of "Closer, my dear come closer.  The nicest part of any melody, is when you're dancing close to me." at 0:36  from the song "put another nickel in the nickelodeon":

Comment by Floyd Jack on January 2, 2014 at 5:51pm

Now, THAT'S a cool spin on Hungarian Rhapsody #2!!  Bravo!!

Comment by Patricia on February 20, 2013 at 9:13pm

Very enjoyable Pat, thanks!

 

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