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Discussion in 'Music Ministry' started by gekko, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. gekko

    gekko New Member

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    hey hey

    need some names here.

    what're some good classical music composers?

    i know mozart and bach and beethoven and chopin.

    what're some other ones?

    any that have lighter kind of feel to it.
    and any that have a darker kind of feel to it.

    anything really. heh.

    trying to be more eclectic here. :p
    thank you!
     
  2. SBCPreacher

    SBCPreacher Active Member

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    Try Antonin Dvorak - especially his New World Symphony (No. 9). It's my all time favorite!
     
  3. Magnetic Poles

    Magnetic Poles New Member

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    Amen!

    Handel's "Water Music"
     
  4. Timsings

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    Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Copland, Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber, Vaughn Williams. All the others mentioned are great choices.

    Friday evening the chorale I sing sang a Bach motet based on Psalm 117 for a 6-hour Bach concert. There were choirs, organists, instrumental soloists, vocal soloists, instrumental ensembles, and a whistler! I did not get to hear him.

    Tim Reynolds
     
  5. David Lamb

    David Lamb Active Member

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    Gilbert and Sullivan
    Grieg
    Debussy
    Aaron Copland
    Shostakovitch
    Eric Coates
    Ronald Binge
    Faure
    Leroy Anderson
    Rodrigo
    Chabrier
    Saint-Saens.....

    to name just a few. Why not go to an on-line radio station that broadcasts classical music, and get a "taster" for the various composers? Examples are:
    BBC Radio 3, at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/
    Classic FM, at: http://www.classicfm.co.uk/Default.asp
    Beethoven Radio, at: http://www.beethoven.com/ (This station does not play only music by Beethoven).

    Or go to http://classicalwebcast.com/ where you will find a large number of radio stations around the world that broadcast classical music online.
     
  6. Sopranette

    Sopranette New Member

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    Handel's Messiah. Very powerful.

    love,

    Sopranette
     
  7. Rubato 1

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    Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals
    Your Jr. church will love it!!
     
  8. Timsings

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    I'm just curious. Are you looking for something specific, or are you trying to expand your musical horizons?

    Tim Reynolds
     
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