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In Memoriam: Music for 9/11

Posted on 09/11/2011 11:01:25 AM PDT by EveningStar

I thought it would be good to post music appropriate for 9/11.

I'll start.

Samuel Barber - Adagio for Strings

Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

The composer Arvo Pärt's last name is pronounced pairt - as in pair - and today is his 76th birthday.


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1 posted on 09/11/2011 11:01:30 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Borges; sitetest

ping


2 posted on 09/11/2011 11:02:14 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar
Speaking of music, during commercials for a football game, just saw and heard the Verizon message, with scenes of the Statue of Liberty, little children, and a lovely prayer.

Verizon is to be commended for such a courageous, comforting and hopeful effort on this day for reflection.

3 posted on 09/11/2011 11:09:24 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: EveningStar
--J. S. Bach, St. Matthew Passion, last movement, "Wir saetzen uns (mit Traenen nieder)"

--Bob Dylan, Masters of War

4 posted on 09/11/2011 11:11:10 AM PDT by giotto
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To: EveningStar
Tyr, Evening Star.
5 posted on 09/11/2011 11:14:57 AM PDT by Anoreth (Land sakes alive, we are cooking with petrol now!)
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To: EveningStar
Have You Forgotten?
6 posted on 09/11/2011 11:21:19 AM PDT by madison10
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To: giotto

The closing of the Gounod St Cecilia Mass: “Domine, salvum fac,” the modern version, not the original reference to Napoleon III.


7 posted on 09/11/2011 11:41:06 AM PDT by omega4412
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To: EveningStar

“Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue” — Toby Keith.

The Battle Hymn of the Republic.

SnakeDoc


8 posted on 09/11/2011 11:49:08 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("Beware the fury of a patient man." -- John Dryden)
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To: EveningStar

Mahler’s 6th symphony (http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2002/May02/Mahler6_MTT.htm) performed on Sept. 12-15, 2001 by the San Francisco Sympony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. You can feel 9/11 in this amazing performance.


9 posted on 09/11/2011 11:54:36 AM PDT by EricTheRed_VocalMinority (http://VocalMinority.typepad.com "The Jewish Republican's Web Sanctuary")
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To: SnakeDoctor
Yes, Battle Hymn of the Republic, including the verse with the line:

Let the Hero born of woman crush the serpent with his heel

I picture this as a serpent wearing a turban.

10 posted on 09/11/2011 11:55:29 AM PDT by omega4412
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To: EveningStar
Henryk Górecki - Symphony Nº3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) - Full Piece
11 posted on 09/11/2011 12:41:43 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: EveningStar; .30Carbine; 1cewolf; 1rudeboy; 2nd Bn, 11th Mar; 31R1O; ADemocratNoMore; ...

Dear EveningStar,

Thanks for the ping!

Classical Music Ping List ping.

If you want on or off this list, let me know via FR e-mail.

Thanks,

sitetest


12 posted on 09/11/2011 12:51:14 PM PDT by sitetest (If Roe is not overturned, no unborn child will ever be protected in law.)
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To: EveningStar
Rene Clausen’s Memorial:

September Morning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62Yvy_7pRnk

The Attack http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuicXs3BCok

Prayers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYlMMGOTrGo&feature=related

Petitions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lznXpQa_zI&feature=related

Kyrie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWKrXLx1TQE&feature=related

This was commissioned in 2003 by the American Choral Directors Association. Today it was slated to be performed by singers from across the country, directed by Clausen, at the 9-11 memorial in NYC. It is a beautiful work. Clausen is a gifted choral conductor and composer of choral music.

13 posted on 09/11/2011 1:12:24 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Good manners never go out of style)
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To: EveningStar
At an outdoor concert later that week ten years ago, the late film composer Jerry Goldsmith conducted his Theme from The Last Castle. He retitled the piece `September 11, 2001` from then on. I am on my vell phone and haven`t mastered the art of posting links, but check it out--it is a grim piece that always makes me think of the towers.

If I never hear the Barber Adagio again I`ll be happy, but Arvo Part`s music is just beautiful--I`ve yet to hear a piece of his I don`t like.

14 posted on 09/11/2011 1:12:49 PM PDT by Darkwolf377
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To: EricTheRed_VocalMinority

Wasn’t the Mahler Sixth played by the Deutschlandsender on the announcement of the death of Hitler?


15 posted on 09/11/2011 1:29:13 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: RitchieAprile

http://www.how-to-pray-the-rosary-everyday.com/lepanto-poem.html

I know it’s not music, but I’d like to have the poem that can be seen at the above link read aloud at one of the 9-11 Memorials.

The poem is about the Battle of Lepanto, written by GK Chesterton, and concerns the fall of the Ottoman Empire.

I would post the entire poem here, but it’s pretty long, hence the link.


16 posted on 09/11/2011 2:49:58 PM PDT by Radagast the Fool ("Mexico-Beirut with tacos!"--Dr. Zoidberg)
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To: EveningStar

For me, it has to be the “Adagio in G.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpoNXzPsy_w&feature=related


17 posted on 09/11/2011 3:28:07 PM PDT by Captain Rhino (“Si vis pacem, para bellum” - If you want peace, prepare for war.)
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To: EveningStar

Thank you.


18 posted on 09/11/2011 3:29:54 PM PDT by alarm rider (The left will always tell you who they fear the most. What are they telling you now?)
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To: Radagast the Fool

And while we are remembering old battles...9/11-12/1683, when Christian armies under King John Sobieski of Poland defeated the Turkish army besieging Vienna.


19 posted on 09/11/2011 4:43:03 PM PDT by omega4412
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To: EveningStar; Borges; sitetest
Arvo Part wrote some of the music for the film "Hiroshima," and that is refreshing after so many Hollywood scores stuck in films by tin-eared film makers.

LINK (1995).

At first I thought the music was Bach, but it was Arvo. I do recommend the film.

After Roosevelt dies, one of the Japanese war ministers explains to the others that Truman means "True Man." Another minister says, "I hope so. I didn't care much for Roosevelt."

20 posted on 09/11/2011 5:43:24 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: EveningStar

WGBH in Boston had a full day of classical music. They broadcast two different memorial concerts. One of them was a choral piece commissioned by the Vatican for this day. It was beautiful.


21 posted on 09/11/2011 8:51:29 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: omega4412

Works for me!!!


22 posted on 09/13/2011 5:24:18 AM PDT by Radagast the Fool ("Mexico-Beirut with tacos!"--Dr. Zoidberg)
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