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Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - LovinDaHaley - 07-25-2012 12:15 AM



It seemed to me that a few videos from "Celtic Woman" would be a nice way to kick this off. I hope y'all love this kind of music too and this thread fills in with some great stuff Big Grin

Orinoco Flow


Spanish Lady


Scarborough Fair


You Raise Me Up







RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - midnightblues - 07-25-2012 12:20 AM

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It seemed to me that a few videos from "Celtic Woman" would be a nice way to kick this off. I hope y'all love this kind of music too and this thread fills in with some great stuff Big Grin

Orinoco Flow


Spanish Lady


Scarborough Fair


You Raise Me Up




[/quoRemember River Dance?


Lots of skill


Happy feet how cool is this?


RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - LovinDaHaley - 07-25-2012 11:24 AM


Loved the movie, "Happy Feet"! Heart

Thanks Bluesman, I really like the original Riverdance production. It was a shame Michael Flatley left the show before my dad took me to see it, back in the Spring of 2000 at the Gershwin Theatre on Broadway. But I guess it paid off for Michael Flatley to leave the show because he ended up going all monkey-butt ballistic with all that "Lord of The Dance" stuff, no doubt making millions.

So now that you got me all riled up about wicked tap, and even though these dance videos are a misfit in this thread, I just have to post one more Big Grin







RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - midnightblues - 07-25-2012 02:57 PM



Well it aint big Band but it's classic jazz babyCool


RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - My Alter Ego - 07-25-2012 06:50 PM

(07-25-2012 02:57 PM)midnightblues Wrote:  

Well it aint big Band but it's classic jazz babyCool

oh my, yes! Is it ever classic jazz.

Thanks for that treat this afternoon, MNB. I needed something like this on this afternoon.


RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - midnightblues - 07-25-2012 07:19 PM



PLease LOvin DA haley don't get mad at me for posting these Jazz tunes. If its out of order and out of context tell me.Big Grin but this is another good Have a shot of scotch and relax your ass off tuneCool


RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - My Alter Ego - 07-25-2012 08:48 PM

(07-25-2012 07:19 PM)midnightblues Wrote:  

PLease LOvin DA haley don't get mad at me for posting these Jazz tunes. If its out of order and out of context tell me.Big Grin but this is another good Have a shot of scotch and relax your ass off tuneCool

I can't speak for LovinDa, but I don't think this is out of order/sequence or context, and since the "Pianos/keyboards" thread didn't seem to garner much attention, why not here?

That said ... Ahhh, Guaraldi .... so like a finely aged wine. In CYFTTW, you can hear all his stylistic tendencies that later became so well known/recognized in the "Peanuts" TV specials. Love, love, love his style.

Thanks for posting.


RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - midnightblues - 07-25-2012 09:09 PM

YOU bet. Music is good for the soul


RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - LovinDaHaley - 07-26-2012 12:29 PM

^^^ LMAOLSNORTZ - Quit picking on me you big bully!

I hadn't heard Dave Brubeck's "Take Five" in years; as with MAE, it was also just what I needed. The Vince Guaraldi Trio clip is really nice too. I love soft Jazz and Brandy. Police Lady Lovinda says great posting, keep up the good work.


RE: Fine Music - Orchestra, Big Band, Classical and Such - Tusk - 07-26-2012 12:40 PM

I hadn't heard Brubeck's song in forever, either, didn't even know who did it, but when I saw the post, my mind immediately went to the tune.... muscle memory I suppose... I guess I knew who did it without 'knowing' who did it

How about a little Piano with some Charles Schultz Cool




Found this interesting vid, featuring Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue" 'recorded' on a 'piano roll' later to be used in addition to an orchestra





Quote:A piano roll is the music storage medium used to operate the player piano, pianola or a reproducing piano. The piano roll was the first medium which could be produced and copied industrially and made it possible to provide the customer with actual music fast and easily. A piano roll is a roll of paper with perforations (holes) punched in it. The position and length of the perforation determines the note played on the piano. The roll moves over a device known as the 'tracker bar', which first had 58 holes, was expanded to 65 and then was upgraded to 88 holes (generally, one for each piano key). When a perforation passes over the hole, the note sounds.

The first paper rolls were used by Welte & Sons in their Orchestrions since 1883. After hundreds of companies of this booming business produced piano rolls different in size and perforation, in 1909 the American producers of piano rolls and mechanical pianos as well agreed to a standard in the Buffalo Convention.
This process was later used for early computer programming/input too...

How far we've come from a Piano roll to an iPod Tongue

A 12 yr old performing it last year (Nicholas Allgeier)