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    Miserere Mei
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    I know this isn't classical, but it's certainly worth the mentioning.

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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
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    Hello :wavey:

    Just a quick one from me to let you know that I've moved this over to Music!

    Cheers!
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    Anything colourful, bombastic and self-indulgent. The sort of music that, if it had a brain, would have bipolar disorder





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    this


    also this

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    (Original post by leavingthecity)
    Miserere Mei
    Love this! They sang this at my church on Good Friday, I was blown away. I'm guessing you're talking about Allegri's, right?
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    Wagner: das ring des nibelungen

    it is quite long but has some great tunes
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Love this! They sang this at my church on Good Friday, I was blown away. I'm guessing you're talking about Allegri's, right?
    I am! Though the piece is attributed to him, we don't actually know who wrote it. One thing I must do before I die is witness this in the Sistine Chapel. For now I listen to it in a candle lit bath. Cancels out the stress of 12 hour days instantly.

    Has a very interesting history to it, this piece of music.
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    My all time favourite is Claire de Lune by Debussy.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CvFH_6DNRCY

    Quickly followed by Satie and Gynopédie number 1.
    Have you listened to Gnossienne number 1 by Satie? That might be one of my favourites:
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    The best version, in my opinion.

    Other than that, I like Hungarian Dance no.5 by Brahms, Waltz no. 2 by Shostakovich, Moonlight Sonata, In the Hall of the Mountain King, Danse Macabre, Chopin's Funeral March, Lark Ascending by Williams, Danzon no. 2 by Marquez if that counts, and the Turkish March by Beethoven.

    I really can't pick just one...
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    (Original post by thefatone)
    this


    also this

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    eine kleine Nachtmusik
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    (Original post by leavingthecity)
    I am! Though the piece is attributed to him, we don't actually know who wrote it. One thing I must do before I die is witness this in the Sistine Chapel. For now I listen to it in a candle lit bath. Cancels out the stress of 12 hour days instantly.

    Has a very interesting history to it, this piece of music.
    Ahhh, that is an interesting bit of history! I didn't know that.


    As for the Sistine Chapel, as far as I recall, they don't hold Masses in their overly often as it's mainly used as a tourist hotspot as part of the Vatican Museum! I would love to hear Mass there, though. I've seen it 3 times!

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    Holst's 'Saturn' or 'A Somerset Rhapsody'.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    Wagner: das ring des nibelungen

    it is quite long but has some great tunes
    This reminds me of something Elgar said of Wagner. I forget the quote exactly but I think it was;

    "Wagner had some very boring half hours, but some brilliant 5 minutes."

    I've really tried to like Wagner, and I appreciate his contribution to the genre of Romance which is my favourite genre but I just struggle to enjoy his music. I read Die Walkure but just found it a bit weird.
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    I can't believe I forgot these:
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cNQFB0TD (Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRU1...ohtml5=FalsefY (Ride of the Valkyries by Wagner)
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Ahhh, that is an interesting bit of history! I didn't know that.


    As for the Sistine Chapel, as far as I recall, they don't hold Masses in their overly often as it's mainly used as a tourist hotspot as part of the Vatican Museum! I would love to hear Mass there, though. I've seen it 3 times!

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    I will cry when I hear it there, 100000% certain. Music makes me cry or makes my eyes water when it's really perfect.
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    (Original post by leavingthecity)
    Miserere Mei
    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Love this! They sang this at my church on Good Friday, I was blown away. I'm guessing you're talking about Allegri's, right?
    That is a lovely piece, but check out Gesualdo's version - it's pretty stunning.

    And Supersaps - did they do the Improperia at the Good Friday liturgy? Palestrina's version of that is wonderful!
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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
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    are we friends now?
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    Chopin - Nocturne [Op. 9 no. 1] in B flat minor
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    (Original post by thefatone)
    are we friends now?
    I never said we couldn't be. :lol: So :yep:
 
 
 
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