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Attractive COMPOSERS!
« on: January 08, 2012, 10:44:06 AM »
Richard Barrett:


Iannis Xenakis:


George Antheil:


Nikos Skalkottas:


I'd say Kenji Sakai, but I probably just have a biased fetish for Asians.  I think this is going to be a pretty empty thread, considering those guys up there are the best I could come up with.  A lot of people say Berg was handsome, but to me he looks like a combination of Stephen Fry and Christopher Walken.

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«Reply #1 on: January 08, 2012, 10:52:31 AM »
Franz Liszt, particularly this picture where he leans against a wall. NO doubt there will be more attractive composers than the ones you mentioned. ;D

http://s11.lucyphotos.com/images/orig/n/j/nj184vp1f9o8pvf1.jpg

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«Reply #2 on: January 08, 2012, 12:52:56 PM »
I already posted this as an attractive pianist.  But seeing as we have a composer's thread, here it is again.

http://adagioassai.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/foto_leonard_bernstein.jpg

I would appreciate it if anyone could transfer this photo directly to the thread.  How the h... is it done?!




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«Reply #3 on: January 08, 2012, 12:58:56 PM »
I would appreciate it if anyone could transfer this photo directly to the thread.  How the h... is it done?!

I've spent my whole life figuring that life. I like to know too.

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«Reply #4 on: January 08, 2012, 02:38:36 PM »
charlotte bray

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«Reply #5 on: January 08, 2012, 02:41:44 PM »
anna meredith


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«Reply #6 on: January 08, 2012, 02:42:27 PM »
I already posted this as an attractive pianist.  But seeing as we have a composer's thread, here it is again.

http://adagioassai.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/foto_leonard_bernstein.jpg

I would appreciate it if anyone could transfer this photo directly to the thread.  How the h... is it done?!








you put the link in between the two img things... it's above the smilies the third one where there's a picture and it says insert image when you put your mouse on it.  :P

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«Reply #7 on: January 08, 2012, 02:44:59 PM »
Great thread!  :P  8)  :D Alistair now post your picture!!  :P

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«Reply #8 on: January 08, 2012, 03:02:31 PM »
yuki kajiura

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«Reply #9 on: January 08, 2012, 03:07:42 PM »
hikaru utada

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«Reply #10 on: January 08, 2012, 03:18:41 PM »
hiba al kawas


sings her own work here for voice and orchestra in lebanon, she actually has a lovely voice to match her compositional talent

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«Reply #11 on: January 08, 2012, 03:21:48 PM »
Analia Llugdar


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«Reply #12 on: January 08, 2012, 03:24:32 PM »
deborah lurie

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«Reply #13 on: January 08, 2012, 03:26:18 PM »
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«Reply #14 on: January 08, 2012, 03:30:46 PM »
Lera Auerbach


lots of good stuff from her right now i'm goving on her no 16 from her op 41 of 24 preludes, she's also the pianist


well maybe this one too

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«Reply #15 on: January 08, 2012, 04:03:06 PM »
Here we go again with the latest geishas from the east.  You really had a lot of these chicks waiting in the wings, didn't you Enrique.
Littletune:  I did EXACTLY what you said and nothing happened.   :(  :(   :(

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«Reply #16 on: January 08, 2012, 04:24:09 PM »
Birba: I think you need to upload the photo into Photobucket first, then when you click on the photo, you copy the direct link that shows up beside it, and that is the link you need to insert between the two img things:



This thread doesn't have to do with classical composers only, right?


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«Reply #17 on: January 08, 2012, 04:32:11 PM »
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«Reply #18 on: January 08, 2012, 04:46:13 PM »
Great thread!  :P  8)  :D Alistair now post your picture!!  :P
Merci pour l'invitation, mais I think that it would be especially inappropriate for me knowingly to make an off-topic post here, especially since I had urged only hours ago against the initiation of this thread!

However, now that the thread is in existence, why doesn't someone post a picture of Busoni or of his young and once even more photogenic French friend Varèse?...

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«Reply #19 on: January 08, 2012, 05:32:26 PM »
not pop, not video game, not new age, not ....,i hope tango is at least allowed (let me know if it isn't i  can edit and delete i don't want to mess the thread up, i'm not here to upset people so sorry if i did)
carlos gardel was a handsome cat, wouldn't mind being like him when i grow up

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«Reply #20 on: January 08, 2012, 07:49:16 PM »
not pop, not video game, not new age, not ....,i hope tango is at least allowed (let me know if it isn't i  can edit and delete i don't want to mess the thread up, i'm not here to upset people so sorry if i did)
carlos gardel was a handsome cat, wouldn't mind being like him when i grow up
 

Who is this handsome dude?


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«Reply #21 on: January 08, 2012, 08:39:53 PM »
Well I guess it's not going to be such an empty thread.  :P


Littletune:  I did EXACTLY what you said and nothing happened.   :(  :(   :(

did you copy the link? and click on the image thing and put the link in between those two img things? You can quote my post (the one where I posted the picture) and see how it must look before you post it... you probably just didn't copy the link or didn't put it in between those img things.... I don't know...


Merci pour l'invitation, mais I think that it would be especially inappropriate for me knowingly to make an off-topic post here, especially since I had urged only hours ago against the initiation of this thread!

However, now that the thread is in existence, why doesn't someone post a picture of Busoni or of his young and once even more photogenic French friend Varèse?...

Best,

Alistair
Pas de quoi Alistair!  :P  :D I still think you should post!
And why don't you post those two that you mentioned yourself??

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«Reply #22 on: January 08, 2012, 11:34:57 PM »
Who is this handsome dude?


he's probably the most important figure in tango (practically a national hero in argentina).  most people are at least familiar with this little piece, 'por una cabeza' as featured in "schindler's list" and also here in "scent of a woman,"

it's a cool piece, it's about a horse race :D but this doesn't have the vocals just the strings and piano, i have a solo version of this that is quite nice i'll try and learn it soon and upload to the audition room:


here he sings one of his own, the man had a voice!

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«Reply #23 on: January 08, 2012, 11:48:06 PM »
Someone posted a picture of a bearded hinton a few years ago.  Anyone still have it?

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«Reply #24 on: January 08, 2012, 11:53:26 PM »
Probably still in the Pictures thread about 2007 I guess.

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«Reply #25 on: January 09, 2012, 12:15:31 AM »


 8)

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«Reply #26 on: January 09, 2012, 12:42:22 AM »
i didn't know mr hinton composed, do we have a way to hear any of his works?

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«Reply #27 on: January 09, 2012, 12:51:07 AM »



you put the link in between the two img things... it's above the smilies the third one where there's a picture and it says insert image when you put your mouse on it.  :P

Thankyou Littletune I now know how to insert images. BTW that picture looks a lot like George Clooney.

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«Reply #28 on: January 09, 2012, 05:30:15 AM »
I had one prof that kept mentioning a "young Brahms" and how handsome he was. ::)







Although it did make a bit more sense that Clara went after him.  Different image of those two
there.




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«Reply #29 on: January 09, 2012, 05:49:43 AM »
Beethoven



I especially like the emotion and fury dispayed in his eyes.  ;D



I thought Beethoven looked alright it this image.

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«Reply #30 on: January 09, 2012, 06:51:24 AM »
i didn't know mr hinton composed, do we have a way to hear any of his works?
Yes, if too little. You might want to visit the Altarus Records website.

To return to the topic, I'd say JSBach, but then, I do not care how composers look(ed)!

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«Reply #31 on: January 09, 2012, 09:03:39 AM »
Some young female composers who are pretty good looking with equally good music:

Tansy Davies





Mayke Nas





Charlotte Bray


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«Reply #32 on: January 09, 2012, 09:52:25 AM »


Hans Zimmer

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«Reply #33 on: January 09, 2012, 12:33:54 PM »
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«Reply #34 on: January 09, 2012, 12:44:19 PM »
What are you talking about, Alistair Hinton?!  You're VERY good looking!

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«Reply #35 on: January 09, 2012, 12:53:45 PM »
He might have been 23 years ago :o

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«Reply #36 on: January 09, 2012, 02:27:55 PM »
On the other hand, someone's remark at the time (neatly paraphrasing the old cliché about American GIs during WWII), "overweight, underplayed and over here" seemed just about right at the time, I'd say - and, as might be expected, age has done little to improve any of those situations in the 23½ years since the photograph was taken...

I'd not describe John Ogdon as a hippy, though; perish the thought, indeed...

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«Reply #37 on: January 09, 2012, 02:37:01 PM »
(neatly paraphrasing the old cliché about American GIs during WWII), "overweight, underplayed and over here"

Hmmm, in history it was not like this. It was overpaid, oversexed and over here abviously refering to GIs based down under. You look pretty good with or without the glass. I like your hairstyle.

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«Reply #38 on: January 09, 2012, 10:21:29 PM »

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«Reply #39 on: January 09, 2012, 10:58:47 PM »
Alistair you look cool!  8)  :)
Well thank you indeed, littletune and birba - for the compliments, but I do rather think that the shirt seems as though it was trying to escape from its wearer (perhaps with good reason) and the the jacket had somehow suddenly decided that it no longer wanted to look as though it had any business to fit said wearer, but...

Ah, well. All a long time ago. For my part, what matters to me is what people might get out of listening to what I've done rather than what I might or might not look like or have looked like, actually. Far more importantly still, if only John Ogdon was still with us! - he'd have attained the age of just 75 later this month...

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«Reply #40 on: January 10, 2012, 07:23:05 PM »
Well, looks like this thread was killed by a nearly 30 year old picture of Alistair Hinton. It seems counter-intuitive to use pictures of composers that are very old, rather than using recent ones, if they are still alive, that is.

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«Reply #41 on: January 10, 2012, 07:47:12 PM »
What??  ??? killed? it wasn't killed! What makes you think it was killed?! and 23 years isn't nearly 30 years!!!  ::) cause then that would mean I'm nearly 20 years old!  ::)  ::) and what does counter-intuitive mean anyway? and why would there be someting wrong with posting old pictures?  :-\   ::) oh whatever...  ::)

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«Reply #42 on: January 10, 2012, 07:59:04 PM »
Oh, I misread. I thought I saw 1983, not 1988. Whatever, I still stand by the rest of my comment.

Also, there are dictionaries online if you need to look up a word.

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«Reply #43 on: January 10, 2012, 07:59:53 PM »
Well, looks like this thread was killed
i'll give it a shot,grab those jumper cables.
sherlyn chopra, yes she composes ( i didn't say a lot or very well )




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«Reply #44 on: January 10, 2012, 08:02:57 PM »
Now THAT'S more like it. Also, I shouldn't have said that the thread was killed, but it was actually derailed. I'm sure some of you find Mr. Hinton very attractive, but yeah, the thread got out of hand a bit.

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«Reply #45 on: January 10, 2012, 08:04:44 PM »
Now THAT'S more like it.

i do what i can

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«Reply #46 on: January 10, 2012, 08:06:28 PM »
I think we've crossed the line here...(regarding Ms. Chopra's "assets")
As far as Retrouvailles comment goes, I think he (she?) is being too much of a stickler in his observations.  This thread is for fun, isn't it?  I would guess Alistair isn't very "simpatico" to him (her).  at any rate, "counter-intuitive"  just doesn't fit in that statement.  I mean I know what the word means, but I don't understand it in that context.

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«Reply #47 on: January 10, 2012, 08:10:20 PM »
I think we've crossed the line here...
i have some more 'serious' somehwere i just have to find it. i'm between things right now, hopefully later.

and apoloigies if it's not ok, these pix are out of inida and they tend to be pretty conservative with the nudies and such so i didn't think it would  be 'not okay' for here, mostly PG ish

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«Reply #48 on: January 10, 2012, 08:13:52 PM »
I was being facetious!!!  Like I said, this thread is all in fun!   ;D

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«Reply #49 on: January 10, 2012, 08:19:35 PM »

As far as Retrouvailles comment goes, I think he (she?) is being too much of a stickler in his observations.  This thread is for fun, isn't it?  I would guess Alistair isn't very "simpatico" to him (her).  at any rate, "counter-intuitive"  just doesn't fit in that statement.  I mean I know what the word means, but I don't understand it in that context.
yes I thought so... that's why I didn't even look it up!  ::)  :P