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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


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 James Yount on August 16, 2012 at 9:29am

Thanks Steph! :)

And Awesome song FA!  I haven't heard her before (a curse of being young).  Thank you.

Comment by Patricia on August 15, 2012 at 11:54pm

Ah, Mama Cass.....gorgeous voice!

Comment by The Flying Atheist on August 15, 2012 at 11:21pm

Some amazing musicianship.  Yeah, I'm a nerd and enthralled by this....

12th St. Rag on the Mighty Wurlitzer

Comment by The Flying Atheist on August 15, 2012 at 10:36pm

A fantastic singer who died too young singing a favorite song of mine (it's kind of a personal anthem.)

Comment by Steph S. on August 15, 2012 at 6:13pm

This cat loves your music group James!

I am really enjoying your group!

Very fun!

I'm a big music fan myself.

Comment by Patricia on August 5, 2012 at 9:06pm

Is anyone into 3rd Force, Brian Culbertson, Richard Elliot, Jesse Cook, many?

Comment by James Yount on August 5, 2012 at 8:30pm

Comment by James Yount on August 5, 2012 at 11:18am

Somewhere along the way I neglected to welcome all the new members.  (I don't know how you find the time to welcome everyone by name on all your groups Steph).  Anyway, everyone welcome to Music Lovers!  Feel free to post a discussion on whatever genre of music you want, my ipod is never full enough!

Comment by James Yount on July 21, 2012 at 9:36pm

Thank you for the compliment Idaho :)   Yes, Hallelujah was hauntingly beautiful in Shrek; very appropriate for the scene. I think I first heard it in Shrek too, although I can't recall exactly. And I still enjoy some of the religious music that I used to hear so regularly in my devout days.  The music and sense of community are among the very few things that I miss. 

Comment by Idaho Spud on July 21, 2012 at 10:13am

James, I love your comments about religious music, especially:

"Sometimes I see a work of art or hear a beautiful song that was inspired by religion and start to feel that there is a place for religion in a truly good and loving world. Then the religious open up their mouth and try as hard as they can to prove me wrong. Here is an example of a beautiful song that had me feeling the unity until I read the comments under it...."

I'm not going to read the comments under that video.  I would just upset me too much, but I too love the song Hallelujah.  I first heard it in the Movie Shrek, which is one of my favorite movies (watch it every year).  The song went so well with the sadness that Shrek was feeling, that it just made me love it.

I used to like a lot of the Mormon hymns when I was Mormon, but I very seldom listen to any now because the message annoys me too much.  I still enjoy a few religious songs other than mormon because they don't reming me as much of what religion has done to me.


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