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I Love Classical Music

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    SymphonyChild SymphonyChild 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    Some of my favorites written down over the

    years.. Ravel “Alborada Del Gracioso” (love it, dramatic, dark, castanets) Brahms “Variations on a theme of paganini” (wow, fast, deep) Chopin “Polonaise in A flat” (famous, love this one) Johann Strauss “Vienna Blood” (Waltz beautiful) Handel's "Water...
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    I just hate it when people at school blast

    really loud rap, screamo or pop :/ it either bored me or makes me wanna walk out. I prefer operas or the classics. Maybe disney, if I'm bored. I'll admit, I'm no expert when it comes to music, but seriously, IM GETTING TIRED OF HAVING GO EITHER WEAR MY HEADPHONES OR MOVE TO...
    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle 13-15, F Jun 19

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    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Note to self: Listening to classical music

    will calm your nerves; however, listening too long will put you to sleep at your desk...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 17

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    My favourites are Air - Johann Sebastian Bach,

    Canon in D - Pachelbel and Arabesque - Burgmuller. But I hate vivaldis spring!
    lukashv lukashv 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 14

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    Julian Bream - Recuerdos de la AlhambraI

    remember I used to be fascinated by this piece of guitar music and now I finally know a little about the place it is about.
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    Okay. We must all listen to Chopin's Nocturne:

    No. 20 in C-Sharp Minor. It's classic. And it puts you in the most amazing headspace.
    lolitabrat lolitabrat 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    For me the sweet melodies of Schubert,

    the intensity of Beethoven, and the galant style of Mozart help me to express and re-experience all the beautiful and tormented emotions I have ever known. It helps me re-examine the core of humanity and what is means to love, what it means to lose, and what it means hope.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm so f*****g in love with Medtner's Piano

    concerto no.1 in C minor, I just had to say that to the world.
    incognitoaeiu incognitoaeiu 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    I've found that listening to really upbeat

    music, like pop, and stuff, makes my anxiety worse, and I always used to listen to it when I felt an anxiety attack coming along, and it never really helped. But listening to classical music is really relaxing, honestly, some songs make me depressed, idk. But others, if you...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been listening to a sweet classical music

    mix most of today, and it's made doing the housework much more pleasant! I might cook dinner to the lovely melodies, too. It's great because tv has been getting more boring each day, so it's nice to have something sweet to the ears playing in the background that makes everyday...
    fairynights fairynights 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 1

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    Anderson087 Anderson087 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    Gnossiennes No. 4, 5 ~ Erik Satie Pianist:

    Daniel Varsano No. 4 is rather dark and melancholy, my favorite to play when I'm down. Used to scare my youngest sister when she was small; she thought it sounded "sinister". No. 5, which I also love to play is more upbeat, even a bit mischievous. Interesting that the...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Brahms Piano Concerto no.

    1 in D minor. So much pain and sorrow and passion in the first movement, indescribable
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 1 Response May 29

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    It was such a good feeling.

    I was extremely angry at someone and I picked up my phone and hit play, and it started playing a passage in the middle of Liszt's sonata in b minor. The passage was so powerful and passionate it accurately resembled my feelings at that second. Thank you Franz Liszt
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M May 29

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    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Every time I'm listening to Scriabin's "Le

    poeme de l'extase" I cry and am willing to die of extasy.
    incognitoaeiu incognitoaeiu 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 10

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    Now Listening to an upbeat piano sonata from

    Beethoven. Fitting to start this beautiful and sunny, snow covered day.🎶
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    Hi im looking for this song ?

    some https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T48J3rASgwg please .
    lucepixy lucepixy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Etude Opus 25 No 5 in E minor ~ Frederic

    Chopin Pianist ~ Maurizio Pollini (one of my favourite of Chopin's pieces)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    Classical music (mostly 1600-1950) is my most

    listened to genre. It is for me the best genre by far. On one hand I wish more people my age appreciated it, but on the other I am kind of glad it is something i have to myself (largely, since I know almost no one else who likes it). Well time to listen to some Szynanowski...
    RoryB01 RoryB01 18-21, M 1 Response May 28

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    Anyone who loves the Los Angeles Philharmonic

    at Disney Hall? A fellow Venezuelan conductor is now at the helm. Inbox me for a concert date!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 7

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    LoyaltynTrust93 LoyaltynTrust93 18-21, M Jun 21

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    I have always listened to classical music

    when I go to sleep and now my 4 year old daughter loves to listen to "pretty" music too!
    badwolfbb1987 badwolfbb1987 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 20

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    I've just found the London Philharmonia

    Orchestra youtube channel, and they've got an excellent compilation of instrument guides. Highly recommended for those who share passion for orchestral music. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqR22EoucCyccs5J639SCefaM7mD9dMSz
    incognitoaeiu incognitoaeiu 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 13

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    I can't get enough of Glenn Gould.

    Listening to the entire Goldberg Variations for the third time in the last two days. There's literally no playing like his. So clear and articulated, full of energy and passion. What's your favorite album of Glenn?
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 3

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    Classical music makes me have out of body

    experiences. It's absolutely incredible. It can make me happy or sad. It can actually make my heart hurt. Or have butterflies. I can't even begin to explain. Just A couple of my thoughts.
    Alexicutie Alexicutie 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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    WomanOfBeauty WomanOfBeauty 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    blackrabbit815 blackrabbit815 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    Vladimir Horowitz has a inhuman control over

    the piano. It's unbelievable
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 2 Responses May 3

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    mintybear2 mintybear2 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2014

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    Debussy ~ "Beau Soir" Violin ~ Joshua

    Bell Piano ~ Frederic Chiu
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    I had the privilege of watching Idil Beret in

    concert a few weeks ago. She played only Chopin, but his lesser-known works. However, the programme was almost entirely virtuosic in style and I would have liked some more expressive pieces to balance it out. I can't believe her energy and technique! And she's 74 and still going...
    Fellfinwe Fellfinwe 22-25, T Jun 7

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    I am wounded to the core.

    My great dream is to listen to Scriabin's opuses live, but no one performs it here where I come from. P.S. Prescription for today: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov – "Sheherazade" symphony suite.
    incognitoaeiu incognitoaeiu 22-25, F Jun 14

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    TonyThatsAll TonyThatsAll 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I'm that girl in university

    who blasts 5 hours worth of Mozart while doing work or studying. Luckily no one is bothered by it. In fact, my floor mates think it's cool and cute that someone enjoys classic music as much as I do!
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29

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    No one can sum up the perfection of a

    composition than "Rhapsody in Blue" by George Gershwin.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Mozart Symphony #40 https://www.

    youtube.com/watch?v=-hJf4ZffkoI
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M Jan 9

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    I really love classical music.

    Can someone recommend some songs and artists? I would appreciate it a lot :)
    Slw1992 Slw1992 22-25, F 14 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    I love this piece ..

    ... Ode Of Joy 
    lexuslourve lexuslourve 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2014

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    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    The Moonlight Sonate.

    I'm so in love with that one
    thejuicytriangle thejuicytriangle 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I play in an orchestra,

    so of coure I love it!
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Mazurka (1890) ~ Claude Debussy

    Performed by Jacques Fevrier (1963)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    thetitania thetitania 16-17, F Apr 19

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    Classical music-- requiems,

    overtures, masses, and I think an adagio-- has saved my brain during a recent crisis. Before, I appreciated the great composers only when the time was right. Placed into an audience, usually on a ticket someone else had bought, with the music right in front of me, yes, I found...
    lc14503 lc14503 31-35, F 3 Responses