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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #100 on: September 21, 2004, 03:52:23 AM »
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If this isn't it....  I don't know what it could be.

There is a letter to that princess from Liszt that mentions one of his opera fantasies, and it does have to do with religion.  However, it's a very obscure work I've never heard but I'll give it a shot.

Is it Réminiscences des Puritains(Bellini) by Liszt?

I was just to blurt out Liszt's Hexameron Variations, but you beat me as the full title is:
Morceau de Concert - Grandes Variations de Bravoure pour Piano sur la Marche des Puritains de Bellini, composees pour le Concert de Mme la Princesse Belgiojoso au Benefice des pauvres
with contributions by Thalberg, Pixis, Herz, Chopin and Czerny (which must be the "personalitieS" Rob47 was referring to.

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #101 on: September 21, 2004, 05:34:32 AM »
Yes that's correct xvimbi

nightscape128 although you are right in a sense, the work I was looking to be named was Hexameron, and the names of the composers, not Reminsces of by just Liszt.  Kind of a trick question I'm sorry.
And the thing about religion, Eugene List says:
"The dictionary defines HEXAMERON as "the six days of Creation, or a history therof as contained in Genesis," but in the case of this work, one of the grandest of those grand Romantic extravaganzas so often referred to but so rarely performed, the Biblical connotation, if intended at all, is of little consequence; the term simply indentifies a series of six variations, each by a different composer, on a theme from Bellini's oper I Puritani

So I guess, Xvimbi gets it.

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #102 on: September 21, 2004, 06:22:26 AM »
Call to recompense!!!

Nah... just kidding.  I considered Hexameron a while back but dismissed it because I didn't know it was religious (should have looked it up).  I was a little unsure of my guess "Reminesces of the Puritans" becuase it looks that that has only been recorded once by Leslie Howard.

Anyways.... let the game continue!

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #103 on: September 21, 2004, 02:57:09 PM »
I guess, it's my turn then: This one is quite threatening, and triply so.

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #104 on: September 21, 2004, 07:15:57 PM »
Is it a piano-solo piece?
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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #105 on: September 21, 2004, 08:08:26 PM »
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Is it a piano-solo piece?

yes (originally, at least).

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #106 on: September 21, 2004, 08:45:06 PM »
Is/was the composer French?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #107 on: September 21, 2004, 09:32:48 PM »
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Is/was the composer French?

no/no

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #108 on: September 21, 2004, 11:15:02 PM »
was the piece written in the romantic period?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #109 on: September 21, 2004, 11:47:03 PM »
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was the piece written in the romantic period?

yes

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #110 on: September 22, 2004, 10:28:48 PM »
Was the piece written by Liszt?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #111 on: September 22, 2004, 10:51:41 PM »
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Was the piece written by Liszt?

no

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #112 on: September 30, 2004, 06:18:17 PM »
Was the composer Russian?
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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #113 on: October 01, 2004, 03:57:34 AM »
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Was the composer Russian?

Da!

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #114 on: October 01, 2004, 06:10:08 AM »
Is the composer Borodin?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #115 on: October 01, 2004, 02:49:28 PM »
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Is the composer Borodin?

no

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #116 on: October 08, 2004, 02:45:21 AM »
Let us ressurect this thread! ;)

Does the piece has more than one movement?
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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #117 on: October 08, 2004, 06:06:35 AM »
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Let us ressurect this thread! ;)

Wow, this thread died three days ago, and now it has an empty tomb of its own ;D

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Does the piece has more than one movement?

No.

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #118 on: October 11, 2004, 01:35:55 PM »
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Wow, this thread died three days ago, and now it has an empty tomb of its own ;D

No.


That's the problem with ressurrection. You die again. I wonder what happened to Lazarus... ???

So. Can I have a cryptic statement?
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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #119 on: October 11, 2004, 03:44:42 PM »
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So. Can I have a cryptic statement?


Seems, we are playing a little, private game here :D

Cryptic statement: The composer considered himself "unfinished".

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #120 on: October 24, 2004, 05:17:20 PM »
is the composer Musorgsky?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #121 on: October 25, 2004, 12:03:38 AM »
Does this piece have to do with a dance of some sort?
Support bacteria. They're the only type of culture some people have.

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #122 on: October 25, 2004, 12:39:12 AM »

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #123 on: October 25, 2004, 01:00:53 AM »
Does this piece have to do with a dance of some sort?
Not that I am aware of.

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #124 on: October 25, 2004, 01:32:25 AM »
Was he/she a plagerist like the likes of ahem someone with:

"the part of the pot where you pick it up so you don't burn your hands with the pot?"

 

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #125 on: October 25, 2004, 01:41:00 AM »
Is it the Godowsky study based on Chopin's G# minor etude (in thirds)?
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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #126 on: October 25, 2004, 02:30:52 AM »
Was he/she a plagerist like the likes of ahem someone with:

"the part of the pot where you pick it up so you don't burn your hands with the pot?"
I am not quite sure what you mean by this, but I don't think he/she was particularly known as a plagiarist, although there were resemblences between his/her music and the music of others, particularly during his/her formative years, just like it was/is the case with any other composer.

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #127 on: October 25, 2004, 02:32:02 AM »
Is it the Godowsky study based on Chopin's G# minor etude (in thirds)?
No

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #128 on: October 25, 2004, 09:31:29 PM »
Is the composer Scriabin?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #129 on: October 25, 2004, 10:05:06 PM »

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«Reply #130 on: October 25, 2004, 10:06:31 PM »
Was he/she a plagerist like the likes of ahem someone with:

"the part of the pot where you pick it up so you don't burn your hands with the pot?"
I am not quite sure what you mean by this, but I don't think he/she was particularly known as a plagiarist, although there were resemblences between his/her music and the music of others, particularly during his/her formative years, just like it was/is the case with any other composer.

Is the composer Handel - think handel for the pot so you don't burn urself  ;D

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #131 on: October 25, 2004, 10:17:16 PM »
Is the composer Handel - think handel for the pot so you don't burn urself  ;D
No (Handel was not Russian...)

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«Reply #132 on: October 25, 2004, 10:19:56 PM »
Is the composer Handel - think handel for the pot so you don't burn urself  ;D
No (Handel was not Russian...)

ohh a russian composer okay okay ....  hmmmmmm     ::) ::) ::)

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #133 on: October 25, 2004, 10:23:39 PM »
modest murggorsky

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #134 on: October 25, 2004, 10:31:19 PM »
modest murggorsky
I need to ask you again if everything is ok.

You need to read what other people have already asked to avoid such questions :)

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #135 on: October 25, 2004, 10:44:40 PM »
glazunov?

just a wild guess really

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #136 on: October 25, 2004, 10:46:42 PM »
glazunov?

just a wild guess really
I'm gonna give you a wild answer: no  :P

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #137 on: October 25, 2004, 10:52:36 PM »
Is the composer Ravel?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #138 on: October 25, 2004, 10:55:38 PM »
Is the composer Ravel?

Wait.... Ravel isn't russian.  Never mind!

Okay... so was the composer part of the Russian Five?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #139 on: October 26, 2004, 12:01:54 AM »
modest murggorsky
I need to ask you again if everything is ok.

You need to read what other people have already asked to avoid such questions :)

No everything is not okay.

Myakovsky

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #140 on: October 26, 2004, 01:04:48 AM »

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #141 on: October 26, 2004, 01:05:35 AM »
Okay... so was the composer part of the Russian Five?
No

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #142 on: October 26, 2004, 02:08:40 AM »
Tchaikovsky? Rachie?

I know these were probably said earlier...but just for the hell of it  8)

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #143 on: October 26, 2004, 03:23:42 AM »
Tchaikovsky? Rachie?I know these were probably said earlier...but just for the hell of it  8)
No, No, No, No  :P :P :P

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #144 on: October 26, 2004, 03:31:08 AM »
Is this a rather obscure work?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #145 on: October 26, 2004, 11:45:28 AM »
Is this a rather obscure work?
Not at all.

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #146 on: October 26, 2004, 05:20:59 PM »
Is it the pictures at an exhibition by mussorgky?

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #147 on: October 26, 2004, 09:40:04 PM »
Is it "Diabolical Suggestion" by Prokofiev? :P

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #148 on: October 26, 2004, 09:48:38 PM »
Is it the pictures at an exhibition by mussorgky?
No - We did rule out Mussorgsky already...

You guys are not reading the posts!!!

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Re: Riddle # 7
«Reply #149 on: October 26, 2004, 09:49:52 PM »
Is it "Diabolical Suggestion" by Prokofiev? :P
No.

Is nobody asking any intelligent questions anymore to narrow down the candidates?