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Offline stucoy

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TV advert - what music is it?
« on: November 23, 2008, 09:21:53 PM »
Can anyone tell me what the music in the 'Train to Gain' TV advert is? To my shame I don't know what it is. I saw Vladimir Ashkenazy playing the same piece in a documentary about him and I was wondering what it was then. Thanks.

piano sheet music of Bagatelle


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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #1 on: November 23, 2008, 10:55:51 PM »
Beethoven Bagatelle Op126 No4

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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #2 on: November 24, 2008, 09:23:40 AM »
Thanks

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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #3 on: November 26, 2008, 02:18:23 PM »
Can anyone tell me what the music in the 'Train to Gain' TV advert is? To my shame I don't know what it is. I saw Vladimir Ashkenazy playing the same piece in a documentary about him and I was wondering what it was then. Thanks.

Yeah I saw that tv add and documentary, and I was gonna ask the same question! Beat me to it... :P I really couldn't work out who composed it; if  I had a wild guess I would of thought it was Mozart? :-[ :-X, but its to nuts for him.

its a cool 8) piece. Beethoven blows me away again.
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #4 on: November 26, 2008, 05:48:16 PM »
I did not know what the music was either, i just typed the advert name into youtube and up came the answer.

I am telling everyone this as i don't want to come across as intelligent.

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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #5 on: November 26, 2008, 08:00:46 PM »
I was going to try to find out what it was but couldn't remember what the advert was about...

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I did not know what the music was either, i just typed the advert name into youtube and up came the answer.

I am telling everyone this as i don't want to come across as intelligent.

I thought you were one of these classical music boffs, how could hear a piece and recite the composer's name, opus number, key ect, as well as Dot from Eastenders could quote the Bible! lol
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #6 on: November 26, 2008, 08:15:44 PM »
Not me, i am only Romantic music boff.

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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #7 on: November 27, 2008, 04:08:54 PM »
Not me, i am only Romantic music boff.

Thal :P
I romantic boff who doesn't like Schumann...but I'm not taking that any further! ;)
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #8 on: November 27, 2008, 07:11:34 PM »
I do not consider Schumann romantic.

He is in a class of his own.

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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #9 on: November 27, 2008, 07:47:29 PM »
Whats wrong with Schumann??? I have read other peoples posts and he seems to be quite unpopular on here. Why?

Just because he had a problem with his hand caused by mercury poisoning and his wife was a better pianist them him and he was a bit jealous of her and he went mad (mercury poisoning again)...

leave Robert alone :D.
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #10 on: November 28, 2008, 08:51:49 PM »
lets all stick up for Schumann and start a Schumann fan club

all members should type Florestan into their signature :D

Schumann is one of the Few Romantics i can really get on with
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #11 on: November 29, 2008, 12:24:09 PM »
Whats wrong with Schumann???

Don't start Thal off...he may not stop.
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #12 on: November 29, 2008, 01:12:35 PM »


Just because he had a problem with his hand caused by mercury poisoning


Has this been proved?

because I have read another theory that says that this is unlikely and that he used a machine designed to stregnthen the 4th finger and it was this machine that caused his disability
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #13 on: November 29, 2008, 01:16:38 PM »
Don't start Thal off...he may not stop.

 :D :D :D
who wants popcorn??

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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #14 on: November 29, 2008, 11:08:44 PM »
Has this been proved?

because I have read another theory that says that this is unlikely and that he used a machine designed to stregnthen the 4th finger and it was this machine that caused his disability

I don't actually know a great deal about Schumann to be honest! I found out that infomation from one of those general books on composers, I would like to get a good book on him one day though.

It could of been possible. Using mercury as a medicine back in the day was quite common ::).  In the book it said he took it as a treatment for syphilis. So it could explan his madness, as mercury makes you go mad - Just like that Chinese emperor who took it to make him live forever or something ::) :o
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #15 on: November 29, 2008, 11:10:05 PM »
lets all stick up for Schumann and start a Schumann fan club

Yeah, lets! ;)

We love you Schumann!  ;D

Go, Shoe Man !!!!
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Re: TV advert - what music is it?
«Reply #16 on: November 30, 2008, 01:34:53 PM »
So it could explan his madness, as mercury makes you go mad - Just like that Chinese emperor who took it to make him live forever or something ::) :o

Hence the expression "mad as a Hatter" because hatters used alot of Mercury so they all went bonkers
"Talent is hitting a target no one else can hit, Genius is hitting a target no one else can see"

A. Schopenhauer

Florestan