Started by Symphonic Addict, July 20, 2021, 04:40:14 PM
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Quote from: Pohjolas Daughter on July 27, 2021, 07:34:54 AMConversely, it's one of my favorite operas! lol That's o.k. though. PD
Quote from: krummholz on July 27, 2021, 07:52:13 AMLet's see:Beethoven Wellington's Victory, Emperor ConcertoTchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Overture to Romeo and Juliet, Symphony No. 4Wagner Ring cycleRavel BoleroRachmaninoff Isle of the DeadGershwin Rhapsody in Blue (not a strong dislike, mostly feel it's overplayed)Most anything by Philip GlassCan't think of any more at the moment, but I'm sure there are others.
Quote from: Sergeant Rock on July 27, 2021, 08:34:24 AMIt's considered one of Verdi's best. The fault lies with me, I guess.Sarge
Quote from: Pohjolas Daughter on July 27, 2021, 08:53:47 AMMust admit: the 1812 I only really enjoy hearing once a year--on the Fourth of July.
Quote from: Brian on July 27, 2021, 08:56:41 AMThe best time I've ever heard it was on the 14th of July, Bastille Day - in Paris - coming from someone's open house window. Presumably not someone with a history degree - or maybe it was the Russian embassy!
Quote from: Jo498 on July 20, 2021, 11:45:57 PMShostakovich: 7th symphonyinterminable, trite and boring
Quote from: DaveF on July 27, 2021, 09:19:01 AMMilhaud - Le boeuf sur le toit
Quote from: Brian on July 27, 2021, 11:05:49 AMOh, see, I prefer the cow on the roof to the creation of the world. But there's always a dissenter
Quote from: Pohjolas Daughter on July 27, 2021, 09:59:20 AMWell, I'd argue that the *Grieg piano concerto is absolutely beautiful--that and Vaughan Williams' Lark. Yes, it's (the pc), big ole Romantic, but for me, it just sweeps me along. *Some favorite recordings: Andsnes, Lupu, CurzonPD
Quote from: Florestan on July 27, 2021, 11:15:10 AMSometimes even two! Le boeuf sur le toit is a masterpiece of sunny&funny music. The real dissenters here are the doom&gloom brigade...
Quote from: DaveF on July 27, 2021, 09:19:01 AMDvorak: Symphony no. 9
Quote from: Mirror Image on July 27, 2021, 11:17:12 AMGuilty as charged! My posse can speak up now...I mean come on guys.
Quote from: Florestan on July 27, 2021, 11:32:18 AMAll jokes aside, John my dear friend, I really love Le boeuf sur le toit. Unfailingly melodious, infectiously rythmical, always puts a smile on my face, has been a earworm ever since I first heard it --- right up my alley.
Quote from: Mirror Image on July 27, 2021, 11:38:31 AMI'm all for jovial and good-spirited music, but this work just has never done anything for me, but to each their own of course.
Quote from: Florestan on July 27, 2021, 12:04:10 PMOf course, John!What are the best five jovial and good-spirited works that you would recommend me?
Quote from: k a rl h e nn i ng on July 27, 2021, 12:22:57 PMDetermined to de-rail the thread are we?
Quote from: Florestan on July 27, 2021, 11:16:00 AMAmen, sister!
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