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Offline adamdavid80

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Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« on: December 03, 2008, 05:32:14 PM »
What works for you?  This past Sunday, Martin Frost's Mozart Clarinet Quintet helped me start my day, and, wow...what a great way to greet the morning.  What does it for you?
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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2008, 05:46:20 PM »
I'm usually asleep on Sunday morning.......

However you just listed one of my favorite desert island CDs.  Frost's Mozart CD is great any time of any day.

If I were awake on a Sunday morning I would probably choose Haydn's Symphony 88, Copland's Appalachian Spring (Chamber Version), Beethoven's Symphony 1 or 6, Mozart's Symphony 29, or Schubert's Trout Quintet.

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2008, 06:47:49 PM »
Mozart's Mass in C minor conducted by Leppard (EMI).

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2008, 12:49:06 PM »
Lately Sunday morning has meant watching all the political talk shows  ;D, but I do have some "reliable weekend morning favorites." 

Pärt: Te Deum
Barber: Violin Concerto
Chopin: Nocturnes
Debussy: Images and Nocturnes
Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Walton: String Quartet

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2008, 03:12:35 PM »
one of my favorite desert island CDs.  Frost's Mozart CD is great any time of any day.

Picked it up bc of your enthusiastic recommendations on the Mozart 5cds thread! Great call!


Mozart's Mass in C minor conducted by Leppard (EMI).

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2008, 03:15:04 PM »
If you listen to Beethoven's 7th with Kleiber in the morning, the day will be great whatever happens later on.

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2008, 03:39:41 PM »
I'm usually asleep on Sunday morning.......
Ditto  :D

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2008, 04:22:43 PM »
Several things by Messiaen fit the bill for me, including Turangalîla, The Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ, Des Canyons aux Etoiles, and Éclairs sur l'Au-Delà.
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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2008, 08:34:15 PM »
Any Bach Cantata always works for me.
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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2008, 05:16:03 AM »
SUNDAY BREAKFAST FOR MRS. ROCK
   
I wake to your singing I want
breakfast in bed! Breakfast in bed!

Two eggs! two eggs!
and liver pâté layered thick on bread!
A Mozart morning: Anne-Sophie plays the G Major
as rising shutters reveal
a titmouse hunt for a morning meal
and a cloudless sun beginning to roast
the day. The smell of coffee and toast,
the sound of eggs,
crackling and spattering in Brittany butter,
counterpoint the pizzicato of Mutter's
violin
on this lazy Sunday of culinary, and bedroom, sin.


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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2008, 05:21:28 AM »
Whatever music I happen to be writing.

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2008, 06:03:24 AM »
Chopin: Nocturnes

Bingo! ;)

Also, if it's a spring or summer Sunday morning, my Delius/Beecham compilations.
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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2008, 08:53:24 AM »
As much as I love Chopin's Nocturnes or Mozart's Clarinet Quintet they really feel like evening/night music to me.
On a Sunday morning something that holds all the freshness of the possibilities of the day ahead would seem more appropriate -- like Dvorak's Serenade for Strings op. 22. The first movement especially sounds just like a sunny weekend morning to me.

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2008, 09:35:39 AM »
Picked it up bc of your enthusiastic recommendations on the Mozart 5cds thread! Great call!


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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2008, 01:38:07 PM »
any string quartet.

String quartets are perfect for Sunday's in general.

Also i seem to gravitate to Classical period stuff too.

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2008, 07:50:54 AM »
Usually something baroque, especially Bach's Mass in B minor0:)
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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2008, 02:28:20 PM »
'Early One Morning' Variations by Cyril Scott.
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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2008, 02:56:57 PM »
I couldn't stick to anything in particular. This morning, I had a cold, so I lay down and listened to Amy Beach's piano concerto.
A day may be a destiny; for life
Lives in but little—but that little teems
With some one chance, the balance of all time:
A look—a word—and we are wholly changed.

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2008, 12:09:58 AM »
Generally needs to be choral for me..... Any of Bach's choral works or the Beethoven Missa Solemnis usually works well :)

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Re: Your Favorite Music/Piece for a Sunday Morning..?
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2008, 08:23:54 AM »
Generally needs to be choral for me..... Any of Bach's choral works or the Beethoven Missa Solemnis usually works well :)
Okay, so how about Busoni's piano concerto?
A day may be a destiny; for life
Lives in but little—but that little teems
With some one chance, the balance of all time:
A look—a word—and we are wholly changed.