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I Love Early Music

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    Hei Mihi Domine

    'Hei Mihi Domine' by Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599) is to me one of the most beautiful motets I have ever heard.  All the parts weave together creating lush poignant harmonies.  I can lose myself in this piece of music until I am in a different place, somewhere outside...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 4 Responses May 16, 2009

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    Especially The Stuff From The Baltimore Consort

    I don't claim to be an expert on the stuff or anything like that but I enjoy the sound. A Google search on videos for Baltimore Consort will bring up them and various other groups also performing early music.
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M Jun 17, 2013

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    Victoria

    I love the music of Tallis, but my overall favourite composer of early choral music has to be Tomas Luis De Victoria.  His muic is utterly sublime, especially his double choir stuff.  Missa Ave Regina Caelorum is one of the most beautiful pieces of music I have ever...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F Feb 28, 2010

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    My Music

    I've been more into heavy music - both metal and classics (mix Iron Maiden with Wagner) but a friend gave me some Gregorian chants. What a revelation - just sink into the voices and absorb the tones and feel. It's a whole new world.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    I'm a classically trained violinist, so loving classical music is logical. I've played since age 8 and I'm 35 now. Studied at the Conservatory of Music and I am a instrumental...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I love old music, or rather, old-style music. I am really open to most types of music; one type simply gets boring and overplayed. A fun twist I've recently discovered became a...
    peterrush42 peterrush42 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    From a very young age I like, no I love classical music. For example music by Beethoven (the 9th Symphony), or Rossini (Figaro). Or the fairytale in Music by Prokoviev: Peter and...
    Photosebastian Photosebastian 41-45, M Aug 6

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    Love screamo music has helped me through a rough time and for all of you who say this music is junk,it has saved lives suicide percentage a year went to 80% from 99 call it what...
    silentscreamer1 silentscreamer1 22-25, F Aug 8

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    I love piano music , especially the sad ones.If oyu do too, try this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptwcZ574blo . Hope you enjoy the music.(the part on 1:20 makes my cry)
    CNNMelissa CNNMelissa 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I love these songs. <3 Rascal Flats: "(God) Bless the broken road". Luke Bryan: "My kinda night". "Play it again". "Country girl (shake it for me)". "Crash my party". "Drunk...
    kittykat6918 kittykat6918 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    I love gospel music, I have it cranked up when I drive. I especially love the 2003 version of "Greater Vision."
    ptcpayton ptcpayton 16-17, M Aug 7

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    I love Christmas music...I love Christmas season! I love Christmas everything :)
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I love country music it's real and rough I love it!!
    Klcataldo Klcataldo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I love classic music ilke the song is I just called to say I love you wat u like
    hmkspain hmkspain 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I simply love country music! the louder the better! it has great meaning (some of it doesn't) and I relate to a lot of it. currently listening to: 🎢I don't dance🎢
    CloakedWanderer CloakedWanderer 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I love country music and get a lot of weird looks from people and comments because I am a black woman in California. I guess black folks aren't supposed to like country?! Anyway...
    dorothea779 dorothea779 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 31

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    I love all music but I rock is up there. Bayside, Linkin Park, All Time Low, Taking Back sunday, A Day To Remember, I Set My Friends on Fire, My Chemical Romance, Evanscence and...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Is it weird I love rock music and tht I'm mexican?
    daliaperez daliaperez 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 8

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    Lol I love rap music it's just amazing
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love country music! now playing: We Are Tonight "woahoahoah, we are, we are, we are tonight!"
    CloakedWanderer CloakedWanderer 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    Now don't get me wrong I guess listening to mainstream music is ok but I like the rock bands and stuff. I understand this isn't true for all rap/pop songs but u have to agree that...
    imamascaradeball imamascaradeball 13-15, F Aug 5

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    I just loooooove listening to country music it's my favorite thing in the world, but everyone I know hates country music! Well guess what!! country music hates u too haters loool
    flawlessgardenia flawlessgardenia 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Listening to music I don't understand the words to helps me focus on the music rather than the singing, which I prefer. When someone sings it tells the the story of the music, if...
    Although Although 13-15 1 day ago

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    My most favorite time of the day is during the early hours of morning. Waking up, rolling over and kissing my lover (if I have one), stretching outside as the sun rises in my...
    tranquilfern tranquilfern 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    St. Paul, Minn. — What did you do on your summer vacation? The choir and instrumental ensembles from Normandale Lutheran Church in Edina, Minn., found themselves singing and...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 1 Response Aug 7

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    I'll admit, I wasn't always a fan of the techno scene, but since my boyfriend of 6 months is a DJ, it grows on you. So if anyone is into techno music, do me and my boyfriend a...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I just LOVE music it calms me down when I'm sad or angry I just LOVE it ❀
    BeccaHasASoftHeart BeccaHasASoftHeart 13-15, F Aug 16

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    There's something about a female vocalist that gives the song a great feel. The amount of music I listen to is obnoxious. If you like punk rock, even a little, watch CBGB. Thank me...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Jul 27

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    I just love music. It has such an impact on my mood. I'll listen to anything from Jim Croce to Simon&Garfunkel to Echo and the Bunnymen to Capital City to Daftpunk. What is...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F Jul 27

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    One of my favourite ambient records is called "Ambient 2 The Plateaux Of Mirror" by Brian Eno & Harold Budd. I find the music very calming & relaxing. The compositions I like the...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M Jul 30

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    Music is a way of expressing yourself! It is beautiful in many different ways & styles!
    graeff120 graeff120 36-40, F Jul 31

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    Listening to Bach this morning.......what a musical genius!!!!!!!!!!!
    satyr7 satyr7 51-55, M Aug 1

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    I've been collecting movie scores for some time now. I have about 200 CDs and I only buy the score versions, not that "end-credit-made-for-MTV"-stuff, that's often mistaken as the...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 1

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    I always said I liked every music except country and rock. I just realized that I've been listening to alternative and post rock! nn/ I still can't stand country though lol..
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F Aug 2

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    "Girl in a Country Song" by: Maddie & Tae; got modern country music summed up to a point! lolol
    tobesucessful tobesucessful 16-17, F Aug 3

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    country music: it's so relatable. you really relate and connect with it. it's meaningful. the meanings behind some of the songs is just so magnificent. it's awesome! it is so...
    CloakedWanderer CloakedWanderer 13-15, M Aug 3

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    It's that certain time in the car where I play rock music and I feel like a total badass.
    leonelarocks leonelarocks 13-15, F Aug 4

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    http://mixlr.com/basement-collective-music
    Mamiproud Mamiproud 26-30, F Aug 7

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    I like country dancing music
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 10

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    Country music is the best! I'll never understand why anyone would hate it. Currently listening to On And On by Brett Eldredge!
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 11

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    Ah. Country music & country boys 😍😍😍
    ForeverYoung09 ForeverYoung09 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Gotta love my country music
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I am happy I got my music back and I can't use it without Internet
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    One of the great discoveries for me and my husband in the realm of classical music (which we both love) was the playing of the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, especially Bach. His...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F Aug 14

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    Nothin better than sittin outside listening to some good ole country music 😏
    WesleyMcCool WesleyMcCool 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I listen to Country music everyday. It helps me with my anxiety and brings my spirits up.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Does anyone else listen to classical music on a daily basis or is it just me? Lol. Camille Saint-Saens and Dvorak are my favorites by the way.
    OutOfSight23 OutOfSight23 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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