Favorite Classical Pieces

Discussion in 'Music' started by gmanlink, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. gmanlink

    gmanlink Registered Member

    Name some of your favorite classical/orchestral pieces.
    These can be pieces that were recently composed.
    For example, in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, a couple of my favorite classical/orchestral pieces are the scenes where Ginny kisses Harry and where Professor Slughorn tells Harry about his mother during the time that she died.

    Or you can refer to classical pieces like Night on Bald Mountain or even 12 Etudes, Op.10 No.4 in C sharp minor by Frederic Chopin.

  2. Chaos

    Chaos Epic Gamer V.I.P. Lifetime

    Two of my favourite pieces are:

    - Samuel Barber's Adagio for strings
    - Ghostland - Interview With The Angel

    Both very moving pieces.
    I'm also a big fan of Philip Glass and his work. Forgot to mention that.

    Pruit Igoe is another of my favourite pieces and should have been on the list.
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  3. Tucker

    Tucker Lion Rampant

    I don't go out of my way for classical, but I listen now and then to Bach's Sheep May Safely Graze and recently sat down for a visit with old friend Peter and the Wolf.
  4. CaptainObvious

    CaptainObvious Son of Liberty V.I.P.

    Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven
    Liebestraum by Liszt
    Brandenburg Concerto by Bach
    Anything by Tchaikovsky
    Manfred Overture by Schumann
    Peer Gynt by Grieg
  5. Twitch

    Twitch Registered Member

  6. ExpectantlyIronic

    ExpectantlyIronic e̳̳̺͕ͬ̓̑̂ͮͦͣ͒͒h̙ͦ̔͂?̅̂ ̾͗̑

    It's a piano piece, but I've always liked Beethoven's Fur Elise. It sounds so lonely, and then it kinda parties, but it only really has a good time for a short while, and then freaks out a bit, before going back to being lonely until it passes out.
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  7. Envy

    Envy Band Nerd ♫

    These are probably the ones that I listen to the most.

    - Handel's Water Music (Andante. Apparently there's more than one "Andante" movement. The piece confuses me... But there are a lot of other great movements too.)
    - Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A Major. (Adagio and Allegro)
    - Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major. (Adagio)
    - Weber's Bassoon Concerto in F Major. (All movements.)
    - Vivaldi's Bassoon Concerto in E Minor. (Allegro Poco)
    - Marcello's Oboe Concerto in D Minor (All movements)
    - Vivaldi's Oboe Sonata in C Minor (Forgot the movement. XD I think Adagio.)
    - Vivaldi's Sonata for Oboe and Bassoc Continuo in G Minor (Adagio)
    - Vivaldi's Four Seasons (Summer and Spring are my favorites... Which is hilariously ironic since those are my two least favorite seasons.)
    - Handel's Organ Concerto in D Minor (Adagio)
    - Chopin's Etude No. 10 No. 3 "Tristesse"
    - Samuel Barber's Adagio For Strings
    - Dvorak's New World Symphony (Largo)
    - Dimitry Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2 In F Major (Andante)
    - Ravel's Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Clarinet, and String Quartet

    For more recent stuff... I really like the anime One Piece's background music. A lot of it is very orchestral. And some of it is really pretty. Best background music ever, I say!
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  8. Rebeccaaa

    Rebeccaaa yellow 4!

    The thing with classical music is I can never remember the damn composers and piece names. They're usually long and have numbers and crap in them. So I like the music when I listen on the radio, but no idea what any of it is called. Though like Tuck, I do love Peter and the Wolf. :D And I love the Final Fantasy soundtrack as well.
  9. Jeru

    Jeru Registered Member

    Where Poverty Meets Hell - Clifford "Jeru" Thomaz :cool:

    Silence is Golden But My Piano is Platinum | 3rd M'vt |Clifford "Jeru" Thomaz

    La Ronde des Lutins - Bazzini, Antonio

    In the Willow Meads of Tasarinon - SWANN, Donald

    Impressions of Paintings by Higashiyama Kaiyi III | The Forest in Autumn | - WANG, Li-san (my first piano recital :cute:)

    Vergin tutto amore - DURANTE, Francesco
  10. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

    Beethoven's Ninth ftw. If you ever get a chance to see/hear this live, do it.

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