Author Topic: Tone Poems  (Read 26952 times)

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Offline Alberich

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Re: Tone Poems
« Reply #240 on: June 23, 2018, 03:23:50 AM »
Agree with many of these. No 'Tapiola'?  :o

I still like Tapiola but nowadays, while I respect enormously the way the motives develop, I find the instrumentation a bit dull. Nothing personal.
"Javert, though frightful, had nothing ignoble about him. Probity, sincerity, candor, conviction, the sense of duty, are things which may become hideous when wrongly directed; but which, even when hideous, remain grand."

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Offline Alberich

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Re: Tone Poems
« Reply #241 on: June 23, 2018, 06:01:55 AM »
Damn, just realized I forgot to mention Saint-Saƫns's Danse macabre.
"Javert, though frightful, had nothing ignoble about him. Probity, sincerity, candor, conviction, the sense of duty, are things which may become hideous when wrongly directed; but which, even when hideous, remain grand."

- Victor Hugo

 

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