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Post by louttrim » 19 Sep 2008, 21:23

ooo now this is much easier than the sad songs thread!

Carmen (continuing the opera theme)

pretty much anything I can dance to - I love house music (sorry, I know it's not really 'music' but it makes me happy!)

Prokofiev 'dance of the knights' - so dramatic and passionate! One day I *will* be able to play this...

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Post by Nutroast » 22 Sep 2008, 10:57

Oh, there's loads of these! Here are some that I can think of straight away that put a soppy grin on my face:

Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
the finale of "Carnival of the Animals"
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Hallo Spaceboy - Bowie
Jupiter from The Planets
Hurricane - Bob Dylan (grim lyrics, great tune!)

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Post by Moonlight » 22 Sep 2008, 15:49

mmmmm, happy tunes? heres ( some of ) mine:

Bach: Chorale No 10. Joy of mans desiring

Bach: Coffe cantata

Beethoven: Fur Elise

Beethoven: Ode to joy

Beethoven: Piano concerto number 5

Chopin: Walz No. 1 in Eb Op. 18 Grande Valse Brillante

Pachebel: Canon in D

Grieg: Morning ( it always reminds me of Ren & Stimpy! )



For you Ravers out there! heres some happy dance albums:

Trance Nation Three Mixed by Ferry Corsten

Mistry of Sound Ibiza Annual 2000

Mistry of Sound Annual 2000

almost anything Old Skool or anything by Prodigy or the Chemical Brothers...



Some other stuff I like...

Moby

Alanis Morrisette

Kate Bush

I could keep going but I don't want to bore you! :wink: its already such a looong post! :roll:

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Post by lazyhaze » 22 Sep 2008, 23:36

Chopin's Revolutionary Etude!

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Post by cothse » 02 Oct 2008, 09:46

Anything with nostalgic value. Themes especially. Remember Who's the Boss and Perfect Strangers?
Pianos are such dignified instruments - they're either upright or grand!
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Post by Nutroast » 17 Oct 2008, 15:18

Claim to fame warning::::::: I met Ed Stewart in 1976, I was in hospital and he was visiting the children there to either cheer them up, or drive them over the edge :lol: he was lovely. He asked me if I would like a signed record and I asked for 10cc "Good Morning Judge", so he gave me Jethro Tull "Solstice Bells" instead :D which was a good move, as I've loved Jethro Tull ever since.

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Post by Katmid » 17 Oct 2008, 15:54

Nutroast wrote:Claim to fame warning::::::: I met Ed Stewart in 1976, I was in hospital and he was visiting the children there to either cheer them up, or drive them over the edge :lol: he was lovely. He asked me if I would like a signed record and I asked for 10cc "Good Morning Judge", so he gave me Jethro Tull "Solstice Bells" instead :D which was a good move, as I've loved Jethro Tull ever since.
Awwwwwwww......... that's such a sweet story. My only claim to fame is getting in David Beckham's way at Old Trafford in 1998. :?

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Post by Moonlight » 18 Oct 2008, 17:16

The only famous person I saw was Graham Norton. Me and a friend saw him drive right past us as we were crossing the road somewhere in Covent Garden! He looked really moody though! :shock:

and I once saw Michael Fish ( weather man from the 80s ) once...but hes hardly what you would call a celeb.

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Post by Moonlight » 18 Oct 2008, 17:19

Some other HAPPY :mrgreen: tunes I love:

Chopin's ' Butterfly Wings' Etude, its so stupidly happy, I love it!

and his ' Harp' Etude...

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Post by Moonlight » 26 Nov 2008, 16:45

OMG! Beethoven's Bagatelle Op 126 No 4

its a TUNE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by Gill the Piano » 26 Nov 2008, 18:46

And if anybody else can think of another pop song that contains the word imbecile then I will buy that person a pint of finest Irish old 'n' filthy!
"Imbecile! The Emperor would shoot you for disrupting his wedding with this news..."
Queen, Flash Gordon

Pint of Rebellion from Marlow, please; none of that foreign stuff! :D

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Post by Gill the Piano » 27 Nov 2008, 18:49

Save your money, cherub; give it to Ada! :D

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Post by Moonlight » 07 Jan 2009, 22:25

Love this one! Chopin Etude Op 10 No 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpZr_cbYbXo&NR=1

Its a great piece, reminds me of Queen for some reason, can just imagne
Freddie's voice coming in at some point! :P

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