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Offline Carnivorous Sheep

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Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« on: July 17, 2010, 02:31:51 PM »
Hello everyone!

My name's Michael, and I'm currently a student at NYU, though right now I'm at home in Boulder, Colorado for summer break.

I've enjoyed listening to classical music for quite some years now, though I have neither formal education nor training in music. I do played the violin, quite averagely, the piano poorly, and the clarinet terribly however  =P

I'm generally a fan of the Romantic era, and I would say my two favorite composers are Beethoven and Schubert, and my interests gravitate towards orchestral works and symphonies, though I'm also quite partial to piano, and quite open to most other mediums.

Cheers everyone =)
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Re: Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2010, 04:37:15 PM »
Welcome! Nice to see another gamer here amongst all us casuals ;D
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2010, 04:52:28 PM »
Welcome indeed! I just graduated from Rice, so I think you're an east coast elitist  ;) , but I'm home for the summer too. Hope you love this forum as much as I do (*points at post count*). Beethoven and Schubert symphonies always great stuff. Just listened to Beethoven's Second yesterday (and the Fifth the day before). Cheers and make yourself at home.

Also, I know a girl at NYU law. Her name's Alice. She's kind of creepy, and we've actually never met but one time I overheard a conversation where she said all sorts of nice things about me. There is context for this, but it only makes the story slightly less weird.

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Re: Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2010, 05:15:18 PM »
Hello CS! Where is your avatar from?

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Re: Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2010, 05:37:48 PM »
Welcome aboard!
 
Beethoven and Schubert were never favorites of mine, but I hope you use this forum as a resource to hopefully discover other composers that you, otherwise, would never have been exposed to.
 
I look forward to your contributions.
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Re: Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2010, 05:48:57 PM »
Welcome to the insane asylum, my friend!  8)

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« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2010, 09:10:01 PM »
Greetings from Beethoven's and Schubert's Vienna, Michael. Welcome to the forum.  8)
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Re: Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2010, 09:23:48 PM »
Welcome! Sheep may safely graze, here.

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Re: Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2010, 09:30:43 PM »
Another welcome. Hope you have plenty to say. Plenty of material about Beethoven and Schubert via 'search'.

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« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2010, 11:11:49 PM »
And a warm vegetarian welcome from me to a carnivorous sheep :)  Enjoy the boards :)
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« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2010, 11:29:51 PM »
hi!  :)

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Re: Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2010, 03:57:29 AM »
Ditto.  Love your handle....
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Re: Baa! A sheep meanders in!
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2010, 02:24:00 AM »
Hi Michael, and welcome to GMG.  Another NYC denizen here, and although I'm most comfortable with contemporary music, I do enjoy plenty of Beethoven and Schubert now and then.

Have a good time; there are many fine people here with a lot of knowledge about different composers and their work.

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