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H13
Nov 30, 2005



Fun Shoe

Hey all I noticed we didn't have a thread about Classical music. This surprised me as I thought one would be going.

When referring to Classical music, there's a huuuuggee variety of subgenres that a lot of people call "Classical" but experts would not necessarily deem as "Classical". I'd like to avoid subgenre\era debates in this thread if at all possible. Otherwise it might end up like a Metal thread with "Is Iron Maiden NWOBHM or is it Power Metal? Pfft. It's CLEARLY Speed Metal" etc etc etc.

Now if it's not immediately obvious, I know sweet gently caress ALL about Classical music. I would be one of the people who would make the stupid and nigh-inforgivable mistake of calling Bach a romantic composer when he's CLEARLY a...well...I dont know what. He might ACTUALLY be a romantic composer for all I know. All I know is that he is in fact currently decomposing (There, got that horrible joke out of the way). In fact, I'm using this thread to get into classical. Why? I heard this piece of music:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zi8vJ_lMxQI
Mozart - Requiem.

Sure, probably cliche as all hell. However, that's not gonna rub the shine off the fact that this piece of music just blew the top of my head clean off my shoulders and had me going: "Holy gently caress".

SO. To kick this thread off, if I like big, dramatic bits of music like Requiem, what else might I dig?

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