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message 1: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
This is a thread to discuss what you are listening to right now while reading, surfing the net, cooking, shopping, or just hanging out.

We would love to share our love of music...the same way we share what we are reading now.

So let us know what is making your ears happy.


message 2: by Krystal (new)

Krystal (queenravenclaw) | 329 comments I listen to all kinds of things but at the moment whatever is on my mp3. I use my mp3 for bus rides,walk to the store, chores. I have rock,pop/country on my mp3.
then International music Eurovision music, Croatian(part Croatian),Italian(learned in last year of high school last year)

But while I am on the computer right now i'm just addicted to Croatian.
Feminem-Croatian girl group
Antonija sola
Vesna Pisarovic
I only listen to Laura Pausini if it's italian/spanish/english (she sings in all 3 languages)


message 3: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Apr 21, 2011 02:48AM) (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Croatian music...that sounds very interesting.

Is this the group you are talking about? (Feminem)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgAgCd...


message 4: by Elizabeth S (last edited Apr 21, 2011 03:52AM) (new)

Elizabeth S (esorenson) | 2031 comments The most requested CDs in our house recently have been:

Blue Moo 15 All-New Jukebox Hits From Way Back Never by Sandra Boynton and Philadelphia Chickens by Sandra Boynton both by Sandra BoyntonSandra Boynton
The songs are so fun and silly it makes even doing dishes enjoyable. Not to mention livening up long car rides...

My children also recently discovered the joy of Rossini. Today we listened to the William Tell Overture and overture to The Barber of Seville repeatedly. My preschooler likes to recognize and point out the storm portion of William Tell. During The Barber of Seville overture she likes to sing, "Yes, you're next. You're so next." a la Bugs Bunny in Rabbit of Seville. (See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabbit_o...) My 4th grade son enjoys the Lone Ranger portion of William Tell the best, even though he has no idea who the Lone Ranger is.


message 5: by 'Aussie Rick' (new)

'Aussie Rick' (AussieRick) After reading; "The Cello Suites" by Eric Siblin I have been listening to a double CD of the complete set of Cello Suites by Bach. It is so relaxing and beautiful, it has come close to being my favourite classical composition.

The Cello Suites J. S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece by Eric Siblin by Eric Siblin


message 6: by Max (last edited Apr 23, 2011 03:09AM) (new)

Max 'Aussie Rick' wrote: "After reading; "The Cello Suites" by Eric Siblin I have been listening to a double CD of the complete set of Cello Suites by Bach. It is so relaxing and beautiful, it has come close to being my fav..."

Great choice, Rick. Bach's 'Cello Suite No. 1 in G minor, Mov. 1' is divine sounding!

I've been listening to some of W.A. Mozart's less well-known compositions. I've discovered three lovely pieces, including 'Adagio and Rondo in C minor, K. 617' (a rare piece featuring the beautifully eerie, yet very delicate- sounding glass armonica). 'Adagio for Two Clarinets & Three Basset Horns, K.411'... Very relaxing with the soothing, sleepy sound of the clarinet. Delightfully fun and quirky; a typical Mozart composition! Finally, and I think best of all is 'Masonic Funeral Music in C minor, K.477' -so sad, solemn and passionate! I think it has become my favourite piece by Mozart.


message 7: by 'Aussie Rick' (last edited Apr 23, 2011 03:16AM) (new)

'Aussie Rick' (AussieRick) Aaah, some lovely music there Max, well posted, I'm just checking them out now! I also love Mozart's 'Requiem' :)



Mozart - Requiem


message 8: by Max (last edited Apr 23, 2011 03:26AM) (new)

Max Thanks Rick. And another great choice from you, too. Mozart's 'Requiem Mass' is another one of my favourites! :)

Here are the links to the pieces I mentioned so everyone can find them if they need to. They are in the order in which I mentioned them:

K. 617
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oYkGa...

K. 411
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LVpBB...

K. 477
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--sDBQ...

Enjoy!


message 9: by Garret (new)

Garret (ggannuch) Thanks!


message 10: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Apr 24, 2011 02:49PM) (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Great links Max and Aussie Rick.


message 11: by Max (new)

Max Thank you, you're welcome. :)


message 12: by André, Honorary Contributor - EMERITUS - Music (last edited Apr 24, 2011 12:14PM) (new)

André (AndrH) | 2755 comments Mod
Bentley wrote: "Great links Max and Andre."

What? what links? Bentley, I know we agree on almost anything but here you're definitely overdoing it.
Tell you a secret, though - it was my ghost... smile.
But now that I'm here, hmmm, let's see what I can come up with...

As you probably could have guessed I'm not the biggest fan of opera (you know, the kind where some big busted lady with a plastic knife sticking in her throat can't stop screaming for more than 10 minutes that she has a hard time dying and finally getting off the stage - all in Italian or German with an English accent (or the other way around)and when you think she's finally done you have to find out you're wrong and she starts dying all over again - know the kind?! --- so whenever I'm thinking of a beautiful aria, funny enough this one's comes to mind:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJkhSn...

As to music with the notes ... done right, this morning I had this on:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMkjUn...


message 13: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Yes my mistake; I should have said Aussie Rick.

But now I can say thank you to you too.


message 14: by Elizabeth S (new)

Elizabeth S (esorenson) | 2031 comments 'Aussie Rick' wrote: "After reading; "The Cello Suites" by Eric Siblin I have been listening to a double CD of the complete set of Cello Suites by Bach. It is so relaxing and beautiful, it has come close to being my fav..."

Absolutely beautiful, AR. I love the cello.


message 15: by André, Honorary Contributor - EMERITUS - Music (new)

André (AndrH) | 2755 comments Mod
Bentley wrote: "But now I can say thank you to you too."

It's fun!
Happy Easter to you, Bentley! - and to everyone else!


message 16: by Max (last edited Apr 25, 2011 02:44PM) (new)

Max More Mozart! 'Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major, K. 525' or 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 2nd mov. - 'Romanze: Andante'':

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyrrwK...

To go with our lovely Easter weather we're getting!


message 17: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Lovely Max and a belated thank you.


message 18: by Max (last edited Apr 26, 2011 01:33AM) (new)

Max You're welcome. But more importantly a big thank you to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!


message 19: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Yes for sure Max.


message 20: by Max (last edited Apr 28, 2011 04:58AM) (new)

Max I have been listening to Camille Saint-Saen's 'The Carnival of the Animals' lately. Some of my favourite pieces are:

The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods
&
The Swan
&
Tortoises
&
The Elephant
&
Hens and Cockerals

Here's one for Aussie Rick:

Kangaroos

I hope you all enjoy them! I personally think they are delightful.


message 21: by 'Aussie Rick' (new)

'Aussie Rick' (AussieRick) Very nice :)


message 22: by Michael (new)

Michael Flanagan (Loboz) Just been listening to the beastie Boys new album Hot Sauce Committee part 2 and it is the bomb. If you like you hip-hop old school with great synth sounds and big beats mixed with old school 808 beats then this is for you. A great blend of old school mixed with the new makes this a fun album to listen to made all the better with the bass maxed out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSai5k...

and watch this video and count the people you know

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evA-R9...


message 23: by Max (new)

Max As it stands, probably my favourite musical piece of all time:

Nocturne - A Midsummer Night's Dream

By Felix Mendelssohn. The Incidental music to 'A Midsummer Nights Dream' (which also happens to my favourite Shakespeare play, and one of my favourite pieces of literature ever written).

(Further details of the performance in the YouTube video description).


message 24: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
I am listening to SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 7, 'Leningrad' played by the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra on rhapsody.

The Russian Philharmonic Orchestra is firmly rooted in Russia’s rich musical traditions, and has achieved an impressive and outstanding musical quality by drawing its musicians from the highest ranks of Russia’s most famous orchestras such as the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra and the State Symphony Orchestra. The Russian Philharmonic Orchestra was originally formed as a recording ensemble and has gone on to receive high acclaim for its concert performances. In addition to regular recordings for leading international companies, the orchestra has undertaken tours to Turkey, Austria, Germany, China, Taiwan, Finland and elsewhere. Dmitry Yablonsky was appointed Music Advisor to the orchestra in 2003. In 2006 the orchestra won a Gramophone Award for their recording of Shostakovich on Deutsche Grammophon.


message 25: by Bea (last edited Jan 31, 2012 05:19PM) (new)

Bea | 1834 comments 21st Century music I can't get out of my head (and I'm old enough to remember watching the Beatles live on Ed Sullivan):

Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siIep9...

Stereo Hearts - Gym Class Heroes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3E9Wj...

(Sorry you have to suffer through a short ad, it's worth it.)

Bonafied Lovin - Chromeo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF2AWX...

(I don't much care for the "official" video - it's easy enough to find)


message 26: by André, Honorary Contributor - EMERITUS - Music (new)

André (AndrH) | 2755 comments Mod
Nice, Bea!

Why don't you come and check out our music threads?


http://getmdesktop.com/topic/group_...


message 27: by Alisa (new)

Alisa (MsTaz) | 5722 comments One of those overlooked live recordings is Glenn Frey Live in Dublin. Everything on the CD is worthy but something about this particular tune calls to me.

I've Got Mine
http://youtu.be/uACBMyrV2Bs


message 28: by Jill (new)

Jill Hutchinson (Bucs1960) I will have to look for that one,Alisa.....I really like Glenn Frey.

I recently found this among my special CDs and listened to it again. Amazing!!!!

The Concert for Bangladesh - George Harrison and Friends
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pb60LB...

Wonderful intro with George Harrison and Ravi Shankar. It was a great gathering of talented musicians and I love it. Many favorites on this CD set.


message 29: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
My goodness where has this thread been?


message 30: by Alisa (new)

Alisa (MsTaz) | 5722 comments Jill wrote: "I will have to look for that one,Alisa.....I really like Glenn Frey.

I recently found this among my special CDs and listened to it again. Amazing!!!!

The Concert for Bangladesh - George Harrison ..."


Ohhh I miss George Harrison. This was another great performance worth listening to over and over and over.


message 31: by Jill (new)

Jill Hutchinson (Bucs1960) Me too.......so under-appreciated when the Beatles first came on the scene.
I also have another of his great CDs..........All Things Must Pass, his first solo attempt after the breakup.


message 32: by Alisa (new)

Alisa (MsTaz) | 5722 comments They were all great musicians weren't they? So much talent, together and individually. My sister and I went to see Ringo Starr in a summer concert on the Seattle waterfront. His back-up band was great and he was a load of fun!!

It Don't Come Easy
http://youtu.be/jZfAik7wP8U


message 33: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Hi Guys,

Remember this thread is for what you are listening to right now:

This is a thread to discuss what you are listening to right now while reading, surfing the net, cooking, shopping, or just hanging out.

We would love to share our love of music...the same way we share what we are reading now.

So let us know what is making your ears happy.


message 34: by Alisa (new)

Alisa (MsTaz) | 5722 comments I actuallu was listening to the Glenn Frey CD, just neglected to mention it. Oops. Thanks for the reminder.


message 35: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
No problem Alisa; just did not want those great adds to get lost in the shuffle.


message 36: by Bea (last edited Apr 29, 2012 06:50PM) (new)

Bea | 1834 comments As part of my R&R, I am listening to Bono's playlist of favorite David Bowie songs on Spotify.

At this exact moment, I am listening to Heroes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tgcc5V...


message 37: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited May 23, 2013 03:22AM) (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
I thought I would add this site because it has what looks like some good mixes available for free.

You can download them to your iPhone: (check out the verbiage on this site to make sure that you follow the legal guidelines for doing so)

Here is the link to this site:

http://www.paulprince.net/iphone

Here are his mixes which he makes available: (some inappropriate language)
http://www.paulprince.net/mixes


message 38: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Right now, I am listening to Four Seasons Concerto No 1.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8atAc...


message 39: by Sean (new)

Sean Brennan | 3 comments I listen to both types of music Country and Western. LOL


message 40: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Sean - funny.


message 41: by Sean (new)

Sean Brennan | 3 comments Frank Zappa

You are what you is!


message 42: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
The thread is for what you are listening to when you post. For example when I posted 37 I was listening to the mixes and I posted a link to them so other folks could listen.

In 38, I posted what I was listening to then and a youtube link to it.

So if you are for example listening to a particular country western singer. Then post the song and the singer and give us a link from youtube to the song itself so that we can listen along.

Frank ZappaFrank Zappa

Since you posted the photo of Zappo you also had to add the link.

Pretty easy.


message 43: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Right now I am listening to:

Canon in D:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Af372...


message 44: by Jill (new)

Jill Hutchinson (Bucs1960) I am re-visiting one of my favorite CDs.....Born in the USA by Bruce Springsteen.

This link has the entire CD.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3Hrt2...


message 45: by Mike (new)

Mike Clinton (MikeClinton) | 11 comments Lots of Shostakovich - symphonies and string quartets. Just in the mood for it for some reason. Tomorrow it might be Coltrane, Bartok, or The Who - who knows?


message 46: by Luis (new)

Luis Brandwayn | 2 comments Mohamed Fairouz, Nico Mully and Max Richter


message 47: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Terrific - guys - always try to add a link from youtube so we can listen right along side all of you.

Right now listening to:

Quartet Op. 59 "Rasumovsky," No. 2 In E Minor - I. Allegro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIGU4d...


message 48: by Leslie (new)

Leslie | 11 comments honestly I always listen to books... So I'm listening to Inferno Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4) by Dan Brownby Dan Brown Dan Brown... does that count? If its not that I'm listening to this guy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0v-V2... again maybe that doesn't count but it's what I do :)


message 49: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Weird but to each his own (smile). (not the books)

Ok back to something soothing......


message 50: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 37385 comments Mod
Mohamed Fairouz

Interesting video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozieoJ...


Composer Mohammed Fairouz was chosen by the BBC to be a featured artist for the television series Collaboration Culture, on BBC World Service TV. As part of the program, which includes an in-depth profile of the composer, Fairouz developed and unveiled an entirely new dance work, Hindustani Dabkeh, featuring David Krakauer, the American String Quartet and Bollywood star Shakti Mohan.


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