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Offline Vienne

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Greetings from Canada
« on: November 12, 2020, 11:51:27 AM »
Hello everyone! I am a longtime aficionado of classical music who has listened to a great deal of it in my leisure time. I appreciate composers of many styles and time periods but have a particular fondness for the later Baroque and Classical. I look forward to some enjoyable discussions with you of the music we appreciate.

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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2020, 12:41:36 PM »
Welcome aboard! There’s plenty of fans of the Baroque and Classical Eras here. Out of curiosity, what part of Canada are you from?
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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2020, 12:44:11 PM »
Welcome from me too. I hope that you enjoy your time here.
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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2020, 12:45:07 PM »
Bienvenue!
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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2020, 12:50:09 PM »
Hello, Vienne, and welcome!

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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2020, 04:17:44 PM »
Thanks to everyone for the welcome  :)

Welcome aboard! There’s plenty of fans of the Baroque and Classical Eras here. Out of curiosity, what part of Canada are you from?

I live in Quebec.

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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2020, 04:43:44 PM »
I live in Quebec.

Very nice. Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Montreal, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay?
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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2020, 04:49:44 PM »
Thanks to everyone for the welcome  :)

I live in Quebec.

Same here.  ;)

Welcome !

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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2020, 12:12:38 AM »
Welcome!  :)

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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2020, 12:24:13 AM »
greeting fellows

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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2020, 03:06:58 AM »
Welcome to the forum

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Re: Greetings from Canada
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2020, 04:12:29 AM »
Greetings with sturm und drang.

The Germans, who make doctrines out of everything, deal with music learnedly; the Italians, being voluptuous, seek in it lively, though fleeting, sensations; the French, more vain than perceptive, manage to speak of it wittily; and the English pay for it . . . - Stendhal