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Offline stephen_pomes

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Greetings from Louisiana
« on: May 05, 2020, 05:47:36 PM »
Hi Everyone,

My name is Steve.  I'm a professional librarian, and I've had a longstanding interest in classical music for over 40 years. 

Some of my favorite composers include Tchaikovsky, Bartok, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, Haieff, Waxman, Herrmann, Rozsa, Bach, and Rachmaninoff.

I look forward to discussing various composers and their works.

Steve

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2020, 01:07:32 PM »
Hello, Steve!

I was a librarian in some small period of my life at end of 80s.
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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2020, 01:33:07 PM »
Hi Everyone,

My name is Steve.  I'm a professional librarian, and I've had a longstanding interest in classical music
for over 40 years. 

Some of my favorite composers include Tchaikovsky, Bartok, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, Haieff, Waxman, Herrmann, Rozsa, Bach, and Rachmaninoff.

I look forward to discussing various composers and their works.

Steve

Welcome, Steve. Hope you enjoy it here, you will have a lot of company discussing that lot of composers!

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2020, 01:36:18 PM »
Lovely to have you here!  And thank you for being a librarian...a high-five to you! ;)  :)

Looking forward to hearing your thoughts about music, etc.   :)

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2020, 02:09:50 PM »
Welcome to the forum!
Be kind to your fellow posters!!

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2020, 02:40:52 PM »
Good to see you registering, Steve.

Waxman, Herrmann, Rosza (and many others) : make sure to check the film music thread !

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2020, 02:46:34 PM »
Hi Everyone,

My name is Steve.  I'm a professional librarian, and I've had a longstanding interest in classical music for over 40 years. 

Some of my favorite composers include Tchaikovsky, Bartok, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, Haieff, Waxman, Herrmann, Rozsa, Bach, and Rachmaninoff.

I look forward to discussing various composers and their works.

Steve

Welcome, Steve! Great sheaf of composers there; This week, I was talking to a friend of mine in Binghamton about Herrmann's score to the Twilight Zone episode, "Walking Distance," and listening to vintage Doráti recordings of Bartók!
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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2020, 04:15:42 PM »
Welcome aboard!
The man that hath no music in himself,
Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds,
Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils.
The motions of his spirit are dull as night,
And his affections dark as Erebus.
Let no such man be trusted.

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2020, 06:19:08 PM »
Hi Everyone,

My name is Steve.  I'm a professional librarian, and I've had a longstanding interest in classical music for over 40 years. 

Some of my favorite composers include Tchaikovsky, Bartok, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, Haieff, Waxman, Herrmann, Rozsa, Bach, and Rachmaninoff.

I look forward to discussing various composers and their works.

Steve

Welcome aboard, Steve! Great list of composers that you’re into --- we have several in common. I hope you enjoy your time here.
"My chief virtue (or if you like, defect) has been a tireless lifelong search for an original, individual musical idiom. I detest imitation, I detest hackneyed devices.” - Sergei Prokofiev

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2020, 12:07:43 AM »
Hello and Welcome, Steve !
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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2020, 06:26:41 PM »
Hello and welcome aboard. I was a librarian for two orchestras in the '70s. Can be a thankless job at times.
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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 2020, 06:49:24 PM »
Hey, Steve, another former library worker here -- we need you guys!

Anyway, welcome, and hope you enjoy yourself.

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2020, 12:08:48 AM »
Welcome, a bit belatedly, to the forum - hope you are enjoying it.

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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2020, 11:34:10 PM »
Even more belated welcome, and interesting to see all the librarians declaring themselves - here's another one (although sadly not at the moment).  And I'm certainly with you in a love of Bartók, Bach and the Second Viennese school.  Do post again!
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Re: Greetings from Louisiana
« Reply #14 on: June 06, 2020, 02:52:30 PM »
Even more belated welcome, and interesting to see all the librarians declaring themselves - here's another one (although sadly not at the moment).  And I'm certainly with you in a love of Bartók, Bach and the Second Viennese school.  Do post again!
Yeah for librarians!  We appreciate your knowledge and skills and kindness and patience!   :)

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