Any fans of classical music?

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  1. Indi

    Indi Tha Original ThreadKilla!

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    Been getting back into listening to classical music. Anybody else a fan?
    Name some of your favourite pieces.


    Some that I've been enjoying:

    Barber - Adagio For Strings
    Rachmaninov - Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini/Piano Concerto No.1
    Orff - O Fortuna
    Bach - Air On A G String
    Patrick Cassidy - Vide Cor Meum
    Pachelbel - Canon
    Ravel - The Great Gate Of Kiev/Balero
    Verdi - Dies Irae
    Khachaturian - Adagio/Sabre Dance
    Jenkins
    Puccini - Nessun Dorma
     
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  2. Borf™

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    I wouldn't really say I'm a fan, but if I'm in somebody's car who have no decent music (people from work on way to meetings) I'll jam classical FM on.

    Better than 90% of shit on the radio. After work I'll stick it on sometimes and lie down smoking a spliff. Nice and chilling.
     
  3. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    yeh i am actually.. recently done a little mix (well a compilation really just mixed with nature sounds etc) for my mrs who does alternative therapy etc... ie.. Rieki (or how ever you spell it) and aeromatherapy...

    Anyway.. ill post it up, its not all classical... but has a alot of classical inspired music in it....
     
  4. JamesZero

    JamesZero aka Zero Beats

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    Yeah, I do enjoy some bits.
    I'm not good with the names or anything tho.

    Barber - Adagio For Strings <-- I really like this (and not because of the trace remix lol)
     
  5. Blurr

    Blurr Wasted Selection

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    ye, i've even got some pieces on vynil

    1812, the planets, peire gint, it's all good mang...
     
  6. Indi

    Indi Tha Original ThreadKilla!

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    Yeah, Barber is a wonderful composer, and this is right up there as far as pieces. Adagio For Strings was the piece used in Platoon (for those who need a reference :) )



    I love Holst' Planets, especially Mars. Who knew classical music could be so sci-fi?
     
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    A friend of mine played me Mars a while a go actually, he was sujesting using parts of it for an atmospheric track...

    Great piece tho!
     
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    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No3 is my fav classical piece of all time... in fact the whole movement is amazing.

    And Carig Armstongs - Balcony Scene from romeo and juliet...
     
  9. Indi

    Indi Tha Original ThreadKilla!

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    I love Ravel's Great Gate of Kiev. The bit when it quietens down on the strings and then a brief pause before BOOM! huge crash and the whole orchestra blasts back in. Wonderful.
     
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    Yeah, I dont mind some classical at all. Got some old vinyl bits too.
     
  11. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    i admire the structure in classical music...cant say i listen to it all the time but i try to draw influence from it.

    i think its the reason why i never finish a tune, because i want more than just drum and bass going on if you get my meaning
     
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    Yeah, my radio at work is locked to classical, drives everyone else mad, but, it is indeed better than the rest of the shite on the radio.
     
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    yeah id much rather have classical music on that kiss100 unless it is 11-1 on a wednesday
     
  14. Original Nuttah

    Original Nuttah They Call My Dad Machete

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    i am not a fan of classical. i do not like how it flows.

    altho, i am a fan of strings and orchestra stuff in dnb songs. like the bit before the drop on songs for lover by bachelors of science or the intro to emo funk by apex. i think it sounds very goooooood. but classical = not really my thing.
     
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    indeed, check Sandman's "nostradamus" for a goa trance rework of mars.

    Smetana is a fav of mine. check "Ma Vlast", a collection of program music,and make sure to read on it before listening. ;)
     
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    Carnival of animals by saint-saens is my personal favorite collection, best part is aquarium in my opinion. Also love vivaldi's 4 seasons (winter & spring are best i think,) johan strauss's beautiful blue danube, chopin's fantasi impromptu, infact most things by chopin, air on strings in G by bach, camina burana by orff, all sorts
     
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    Snoop Dog must be influenced by Bach - it all makes sense now.

    Yeah classical musics good, so many pieces I've heard in various places that I wish I knew the name of, lots of spine tingling moments, I bet it sounds nice with a spliff Brofski :)
     
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    Yes

    This or N-Dubz/Rihanna/Pussycat Dolls

    Hmmm, tough choice :lol:
     
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    ive basically grown up listening to classical music as my mum is a Grade 8 Violin teacher, she has shown me the ways lol