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Unique and Interesting Instruments

Started by James Yount. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jun 29. 17 Replies

Music is always evolving and so are the instruments that people use. Have you seen any unique performances that you'd like to share?Continue

Like Like Gospel Music--Do You?

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I like music. I like all kinds…Continue

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Atheist Themed Music and Reasoned Rythms

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Nothing Fails Like Prayer (Dan Barker)

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by James Yount Nov 4, 2014. 2 Replies

Dan Barker's lyrics just had to be shared:Nothing Fails Like Prayer (Dan Barker)The farmers pray for precipitation, and they say "In God we trust." Then along comes a drought and drives their crops…Continue

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Comment by Randall Smith on June 17, 2014 at 7:28am

You're welcome, Carl.

I only wish I would have "discovered" Baroque earlier in my life. Better late than never.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 16, 2014 at 3:10pm

Randy, J.J. Quantz is a new name for me.  I just read his Wikipedia article.  Sounds like he was very influential regarding everything flute related:  playing, performing and instrument design,  I'll have to research his music more.  Thanks for the introduction. 

Comment by Randall Smith on June 16, 2014 at 7:36am

Thanks, Carl. I love Vivaldi, too! Yes, S.B. is on PBS radio. I can get it from Indianapolis from 5-9 AM and/or 10-2 from Lafayette. I often catch the last two hours on the former, then the first two hrs on the latter station. And I can't help but frequently tape something I really like. I'm hoping to hear again Johann Joachim Quantz's 2 Flute concerto (in G Minor) to tape it. I was blown away by it. Ever hear of him? 

Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 15, 2014 at 11:28am

Welcome, Randy.  I'm a huge fan of Baroque music as well, especially Vivaldi.  Is "Sunday Baroque" a radio program?

Comment by Randall Smith on June 15, 2014 at 7:30am

I have read where listening to music, especially classical baroque, can ease stress and tension, thereby postponing death a little longer. I guess I'm in luck. I listen to classical all the time and love "Sunday Baroque", 4 hours of great music.

Comment by Floyd Jack on January 6, 2014 at 11:26am
Comment by Floyd Jack on January 4, 2014 at 5:36pm

any metal heads in the house \m/,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m7njvwB-Ks

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 4, 2014 at 11:43am

It brings tears to my eyes Floyd.

Comment by Floyd Jack on January 4, 2014 at 10:17am

This always makes me smile...

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

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 3, 2014 at 12:51pm

I'm not familiar with the Hungarian Rhapsody, but at 6:08 there's a bit that very much reminded me of "Closer, my dear come closer.  The nicest part of any melody, is when you're dancing close to me." at 0:36  from the song "put another nickel in the nickelodeon":

 

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