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bay37
July 07, 2016 09:11PM

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Would this thread be suitable for a mainland musician
looking for VI players to talk some info about island gigs?

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swans
July 07, 2016 09:43PM

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Would this thread be suitable for a mainland musician
looking for VI players to talk some info about island gigs?

Probably not, bay37. The thread is more conducive to sharing music we enjoy and listen too. All music is welcome.

You would be much better off starting a thread specific to Musicians, VI Players, VI gigs, etc. and Jobs relating to those in the musical arts. Good luck!
Swan

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dougtamjj
July 08, 2016 06:18PM

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July 13, 2016 01:27PM

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Why did you stop by, Stardust? Is it because you seek a moment of quiet and peacefulness? Then relax, put up your feet, close your eyes, and listen.....John Barry will carry you to that place I call my Island....
Swan


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dougtamjj
July 13, 2016 09:59PM

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I love this. Thanks Swan.
Tammy

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swans
July 21, 2016 10:53PM

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Swan

Soprano Renee Fleming sings this aria. Dvorak's composition relies upon expansive arpeggiated chords to capture the fairy tale ambiance of Rusalka. The amicable old Spirit of the Lake, Jezibab, is enjoying the singing of the Wood Nymphs, when his daughter, Rusalka, sadly approaches him. She admits that she has fallen in love with a handsome prince. Yearning to know the bliss of union with him, she wishes to become human. Deeply saddened, the Spirit of the Lake consents to her request, and leaves. All alone, Rusalka sings this magnificent aria and shares the secrets of her longing to the moon.

Featuring the paintings and artwork of William Bouguereau, Paul Cezanne, Claude Monet, J.W. Waterhouse, Armand Guillaumin, and Spadecaller.

Lyrics (translation)

Silver moon upon the deep dark sky,
Through the vast night pierce your rays.
This sleeping world you wander by,
Smiling on man's homes and ways.
Oh moon ere past you glide, tell me,
Tell me, oh where does my loved one bide?
Oh moon ere past you glide, tell me
Tell me, oh where does my loved one bide?
Tell him, oh tell him, my silver moon,
Mine are the arms that shall hold him,
That between waking and sleeping he may
Think of the love that enfolds him,
May between waking and sleeping
Think of the love that enfolds him.
Light his path far away, light his path,
Tell him, oh tell him who does for him stay!
Human soul, should it dream of me, Let my memory wakened be.
Moon, moon, oh do not wane, do not wane,
Moon, oh moon, do not wane....

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August 04, 2016 02:21AM

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swans
August 22, 2016 01:29AM

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Gustav Mahler
Symphony No5 Adagietto
Berlin Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan

A Death in Venice...




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swans
August 24, 2016 11:31PM

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....Where have we heard this stunning piece of work played....?

Brahms - Intermezzo Opus 118 No. 2.
Black Swan
- transcription for orchestra by Bright Sheng




Swan



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August 25, 2016 06:58PM

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....Where have we heard this stunning piece of work played....?

Brahms - Intermezzo Opus 118 No. 2.
Black Swan
- transcription for orchestra by Bright Sheng




Swan

Rather than the orchestration version of the piece, the piano solo is usually how it is presented...where is this work specifically found?


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August 27, 2016 12:05AM

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....Where have we heard this stunning piece of work played....?

Brahms - Intermezzo Opus 118 No. 2.
Black Swan
- transcription for orchestra by Bright Sheng




Swan

Although this is the orchestration version of the piece, the piano solo is usually how it is presented...in what television series is this work specifically found?


Think: A man and his wonderful dog....
happy

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August 31, 2016 11:31PM

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....Where have we heard this stunning piece of work played....?

Brahms - Intermezzo Opus 118 No. 2.
Black Swan
- transcription for orchestra by Bright Sheng




Swan

Although this is the orchestration version of the piece, the piano solo is usually how it is presented...in what television series is this work specifically found?


Think: A man and his wonderful dog....
happy
"Jesse Stone" / Tom Selleck



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swans
September 02, 2016 01:08AM

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Bach.... Adagio in D minor
Alessandro Marcello - Concerto for oboe and strings - 2nd movement


Relax, close your eyes, dream.....




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swans
September 02, 2016 11:44PM

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Brin Addison performing Ludwig Van Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" 1st movement, No. 14 in A minor "Quasi una fantasia", Op. 27 , No. 2 on a Hubert Heerbeck 1940's Schrammel-gitarre, also known as a Kontra-gitarre, a Harp guitar or Viennese guitar.




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swans
September 09, 2016 01:50AM

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"Air...."
J.S. Bach




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swans
September 10, 2016 05:17AM

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The apology....


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September 12, 2016 06:19PM

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'....Take a journey from the deep outer space, into the spiral milky way, then into one of its outer arms and behold the beautiful plant called "Earth". "Nessun dorma" (English: None shall sleep) is an aria from the final act of Giacomo Puccini's opera Turandot, and is one of the best-known tenor arias in all opera. The grandeur of the music matches the resplendent images of space. ...' R.M.Panlilio.




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swans
September 24, 2016 11:51PM

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Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini‚ Op. 43: Variation No. 18" by Dubravka Tomsic, Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra & Anton Nanut

Rachmaninoff: "....uno de los últimos grandes compositores románticos de música clásica europea..."


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swans
September 29, 2016 08:46PM

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Please share your favorite music as the OP of this thread intended. Music is known as a universal language; what better place to speak it than on these beautiful Virgin Islands.
Many thanks! excited
Swan

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dougtamjj
October 02, 2016 11:08PM

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This has been a favorite in my family for a few generations. A plea from our loved ones protecting our country on foreign soil or on ships for long deployments.

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swans
October 05, 2016 02:19PM

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Another Journey anyone....?




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swans
October 24, 2016 08:07PM

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So nice....!
I absolutely love this tune.... big grin



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swans
November 17, 2016 01:16AM

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Maurice Ravel - BOLERO.....



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swans
November 28, 2016 09:55PM

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IL VOLO and ISS...who could ask for more...?



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swans
December 08, 2016 03:28AM

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For the sake of fun....




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