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Offline iheartrocky

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classic songs
on: November 27, 2004, 06:06:06 AM
i play clair de lune... can you name some other really famous romantic/classical piano pieces that would be fun and beautiful to play?

Offline rachlisztchopin

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Re: classic songs
Reply #1 on: November 27, 2004, 06:58:28 AM
too many PIECES to name

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Re: classic songs
Reply #2 on: November 27, 2004, 07:01:00 AM
by the way clair de lune is impressionistic...not classical or romantic

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Re: classic songs
Reply #3 on: November 27, 2004, 07:08:49 AM
If they are so famous, why do you need us to name them for you??

Liebestraume No.3 -Liszt
Moonlight Sonata 1st mov. - Beethoven
Fur Elise - Beethoven
and countless others I really dont have the motivation to recognize.

by the way, if you like Claire de Lune, have a look at Debussy's Arabesque No.1.

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Offline rachlisztchopin

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Re: classic songs
Reply #4 on: November 27, 2004, 07:15:43 AM
oh RIGHT i forgot you said famous...lol donjuan has a point there
well why are you looking for famous pieces? there are sooo many infamous pieces that are just as good (actually usually better IMO)
want me to name some pieces you should look into? well i willl just say listen to Beethoven, Haydn, Clementi, Schubert, and Mozarts music for the classicals (and not just the famous stuff!!! buy like a complete collection if there is one or complete sonatas or whatever) Mendelssohn, Brahms, Alkan, Liszt, Chopin...oh gosh do i have to keep listing....well if you want a list of composers just ask any1 in this forum and we can help you out...but a list of pieces is to broad...too many pieces out there
In other words do you what whole numbers or all the decimals in between the whole numbers? ah ok ill stop

Offline Ludwig Van Rachabji

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Re: classic songs
Reply #5 on: November 27, 2004, 08:02:38 AM
Yes, I agree with Rachlisztchopin. Don't always look for famous pieces. Sometimes it is actually better to learn ones that barely anybody has ever heard of. Do some research. See what you find.  ;)

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Music... can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable. Leonard Bernstein

Offline Regulus Medtner

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Re: classic songs
Reply #6 on: November 27, 2004, 10:08:15 AM
i play clair de lune... can you name some other really famous romantic/classical piano pieces that would be fun and beautiful to play?

Why do they have to be famous? If a piece is relatively unknown is its beauty diminished? (now, that's a rhetorical question:-)

Now, as for classical SONGs - which drew me to this topic in the first place - Schubert's lieder are of course the top choice.

Offline Daniel_piano

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Re: classic songs
Reply #7 on: November 27, 2004, 10:27:26 AM
Bach -

Prelude n.1 WTC VOL.I
Gavotte - French Suites n.5
Aria - Goldberg Variation

Mozart -

Sonata in A K.331 3rd movement (alla Turca)
Sonata in C K.545 1st movement
Variation from "ah, vous dirais-je, maman"
Overtoure from the Magic Flute (piano transcription)

Liszt -

La campanella
Hungarian rhapsody n.2

Gershwin -

Rhapsody in Blue

Grieg -

March of the dwarfs
Morning Mood (piano transcription)
Anitra Dance (piano transcription)
In the hall of the mountain king (piano transcription)
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen

Debussy -

Engulfed Cathedral
The girl with the flaxen hair
Arebesque n.1
Dr Gradys ad Parnassum
Reverie

Mendelssohn -

Wedding March
Song without word op.62 n.6
Song without word op.67 n.4


Beethoven -

Sonatina in G
Moonlight Sonata 3rd movement
Waldstein Sonata 1st movement
Pathetique Sonata 3rd movement
Bagatelle n.1
Symhpony n.5 1st movement (piano transcription)

Chopin -

Fantasie Impromptu
Etude in E op.10 n.3
Etude in G flat op.10 n.5
Etude in C major op.10 n.12
Prelude op.28 n.4
Prelude op.28 n.7
Prelude op.28 n.15
Nocturne op. n.2
Poloinase op.40 n.1
Poloinase op.53

Satie -

Gymnopedie n.1
Gymnopedie n.2
Gymnopedie n.3

Rachmaninov -

Prelude in C sharp op.3 n.2
Flight of the Bumblebee

Tchaikovsky -

June
Napoleitan Song
Nutcracker Suite (piano transcription)
Concert for piano and orchestra n.1 1st movement

Scarlatti -

Sonata in C k.159

Boccherini -

Minuet

Schubert -

Impromptu op.90 n.2
Impromptu op.90 n.3
Impromptu op.90 n.4

Schumann -

The happy farmer (album for the young)
About foreign land and people (Scenes from Childhood)
Reverie (Scenes from Childhood)
Catch Me (Scenes from Childhood)
Papillon
Carnival

Granados -

Oriental

Clementi -

Sonatina op.36 n.1 1st movement

Joplin -

maple Leaf Rag
Entertainer

Prokofiev -

Peter Theme (Peter and the Wolf - piano transcription)
Prelude op.12 n.7

Albeniz -

Tango

Daniel
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