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Offline Der Titan

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Hi all
« on: August 26, 2017, 12:02:45 AM »
Hi

I am living in Hamburg, Germany, and I am a German. I love classical music for a very long time. My English istn't perfect, and can't be perfect, as I  only learnt it in school. I know this forum for quite a long time. I would like to read and write in this forum.

I have no special favourites in classical music. But mostly I listen to classical music starting with Purcell and later composers. I hope to learn a lot through this forum and have a bit fun too.

Offline Hollywood

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2017, 10:42:39 PM »
Grüße aus Wien! I'm a L.A. Lady living here in Vienna going on now for almost 24 years. Welcome to the forum.  8)
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Offline vandermolen

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2017, 01:52:18 AM »
Welcome from me too.  :)
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

Offline aligreto

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2017, 02:03:33 AM »
Welcome and I hope that you enjoy your stay.  :)
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Offline k a rl h e nn i ng

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2017, 06:59:45 AM »
Welcome!
Karl Henning, Ph.D.
Composer & Clarinetist
Boston MA
http://www.karlhenning.com/
[Matisse] was interested neither in fending off opposition,
nor in competing for the favor of wayward friends.
His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot

Offline Der Titan

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2017, 07:52:22 AM »
Thank you for your welcome!

Offline mc ukrneal

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2017, 03:52:37 PM »
Welcome! With all the weather lately, I've been remiss!! Enjoy yourself!
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Offline Scion7

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2017, 05:22:36 PM »
Welcome, "Der Titan" - which Titan are you, anyway?  8)
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Offline Der Titan

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2017, 03:38:48 PM »
Well, my name "Der Titan" comes from Mahler's 1st symphony, which Mahler called "Der Titan" relying to the German author Jean Paul, who called one of his novels "Der Titan".  "Der Titan" means of course "the titan".  And the titans were in the old Greek history beings who somehow challenged the gods, like Prometheus challenged Zeus.

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2017, 07:14:02 PM »
Welcome aboard, Der Titan! Love your Mahler referenced screen name. 8)
“When a man is in despair, it means that he still believes in something.” - Dmitri Shostakovich

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2017, 04:15:36 AM »
Glad you like the music of my compatriot Purcell!
 :)
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

Offline Jo498

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2017, 04:40:41 AM »
To be nitpicking, both the book by Jean Paul and the (discarded) subtitle of Mahler's first are named "Titan" without the article.
Struck by the sounds before the sun,
I knew the night had gone.
The morning breeze like a bugle blew
Against the drums of dawn.
(Bob Dylan)

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