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FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops!! ~ 6 Oct 2012
Our Troops Rock! | The Canteen DJs

Posted on 10/05/2012 6:00:51 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska


 

 

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1 posted on 10/05/2012 6:00:54 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Here!


2 posted on 10/05/2012 6:01:26 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD



GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!!!





Boston, Oct. 21, 2009 - Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).
(Click for Bosun’s Whistle)




USS Constitution's 1812 Marine Guard fire vintage Springfield flintlock muskets during the ship's underway. "Old Ironsides" was underway for the "Constitution Day Cruise," which is conducted to thank the family and supporters of Constitution. U.S. Navy photo by Airman Nick Lyman (Released)

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!







Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

3 posted on 10/05/2012 6:01:26 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W
Big pieces tonight. Approximate posting times (all times Eastern):

9 PM: Piano Concerto #2
9:30 PM: Cello Sonata
10 PM: Songs
10:15 PM: Chopin Variations
10:45 PM: Preludes
11 PM: “The Miserly Knight”
12 AM: Songs
12:15 AM: Symphony #2
1:15 AM: Piano Sonata #1
1:45 AM: “The Isle of the Dead”

Bookmark and come back tomorrow or Sunday to wallow in the music. This is his best material.

4 posted on 10/05/2012 6:02:25 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

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Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God

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Lord, Please Bless Our Troops, They're fighting for our Freedom.

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God Bless Our Republic

I pledge allegiance to the Flag
of the United States of America,
and to the Republic, for which it stands;
one nation UNDER GOD,
indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.

Prayers going up


5 posted on 10/05/2012 6:02:34 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha Night Owl! ((HUGS))
6 posted on 10/05/2012 6:02:48 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (31 days, a hook and a wake up.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list


Drop Your Hands

October 6, 2012

You’d think I would have my mother’s fingerprints embedded in my knee from all the times she squeezed my leg in church and whispered in no uncertain terms, “Be still.” Like any boy, I had a bad case of the wiggles in places like church. So for years, when I read, “Be still, and know that I am God” (Ps. 46:10), I thought of it in terms of not being antsy.

But the Hebrew word for still means “to cease striving.” It’s the concept of putting your hands down and letting God intervene in your situation without your interference. This word picture is interesting, since we often use our hands to push things out of our way, to protect ourselves, or to strike back. When we drop our hands, it makes us feel defenseless and vulnerable—unless we can trust that “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (v.1), and that “the Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge” (v.7). In other words, stop struggling and wait on God to do His work!

In the face of all of life’s circumstances, we can know the peace of trusting the presence and power of God in the midst of trouble as we wait patiently and prayerfully for His deliverance. So drop your hands, for God’s hands are busy on your behalf!

Be still and know that He is God
For pathways steep and rough;
Not what He brings but who He is
Will always be enough. —Anon.
When we put our problems in God’s hands,
He puts His peace in our hearts.

Read: Psalm 46

Be still, and know that I am God. —Psalm 46:10
Bible in a Year:
Zephaniah 1-3


7 posted on 10/05/2012 6:02:54 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!



The Star Spangled Banner – Verse Four
(Click)


Oh! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved home and the war's desolation!
Blest with victory and peace, may the heav'n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust."
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

Please let me know by Freepmail if you would like
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Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

8 posted on 10/05/2012 6:03:32 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

I chose the Knack.


9 posted on 10/05/2012 6:03:59 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Attention to Orders!


10 posted on 10/05/2012 6:04:43 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W
It’s time for Sergei Rachmaninov: The Years of Accomplishment. Some of these pieces are quite long, so set aside the time to wallow in the music.

After three months on the couch of Dr. Nikolai Dahl in 1900, Rachmaninov began his years of writing masterpieces. His Suite #2 for Two Pianos started the string of hits, but his next work was to become the world’s most beloved piano concerto. He was only 28. Dr. Dahl had given Sergei a post-hypnotic suggestion that he would write a great piano concerto, and he did.

I’ve found two different recordings of the concerto, one by the composer and one recent one. The first is the 1929 recording of Rachmaninov with the Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of Leopold Stokowski. I hesitate to use old recordings like this, but RCA re-mastered the original disks in 1973 for the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Sergei’s birth, and the sound quality is decent. The timings below are for the 1929 recording. To hear a more distinct, modern sound, I have another video, a film of a recording session in Russia, which is very much worth a listen. You can actually see what is going on.

The first movement begins with the piano alone, laying down a chordal introduction. The old format of an orchestral exposition followed by a piano and orchestra repeat of the exposition had been killed decisively by Tchaikovsky, so Sergei was able to lay down a compact but tune-filled first movement. The strings take the first subject with the piano providing accompaniment. At 2:06, the second subject appears in E-flat. At 4:04 he begins the development without ceremony, a development based entirely on the first subject, something that Sergei was to do also with his Cello Sonata and Second Symphony. At 6:06 the recapitulation is handled by the strings with the piano singing around it. At 7:33 the second subject returns, not in the expected key of C Major, but in A-flat Major, and the horn barely quotes the first few bars before Rachmaninov takes off in a summary and coda based on the first subject.

The second movement at 9:44 will sound familiar to those who remember Eric Carmen’s “All by Myself”. Rachmaninov uses the technique of tonal misdirection by starting the movement in C minor before carefully directing the listener to E Major. The theme is stated by the flute in a wondrous duet; the clarinet then takes up the theme. The piano takes over, with the strings taking the piano’s former role. The strings take the theme briefly before the piano starts off on the middle section at 13:13 in C# minor. The cadenza at 16:17 is one of the most difficult things I have ever played. Sergei uses it to bring everything to a climax, upon which he slows the action down to bring back the first theme. When the muted strings come in to take up the former flute and clarinet part at 18:07, the handkerchiefs come out. At 19:16 he writes one of his greatest codas, finishing it in a calm, serene E Major.

Tonal misdirection starts the finale at 20:25 in E Major, then carefully guides the listener to C minor for the first subject of this rondo movement. For the GI Generation, the theme that begins at 22:18 is known as Frank Sinatra’s “Full Moon and Empty Arms”. Completing this theme, he works his way back to the first subject via a tense connecting passage. The first subject is set up as a fugue before introducing the second subject again. At 28:02 he sets up another tense connecting passage based on the first subject. This ends with one of his best piano passages leading into the great and glorious return of the second subject in C Major. And what a wrap-up! It leads to one of his “standing ovation” endings.

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto #2 in C minor, Op. 18 (Rachmaninov on piano)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto #2 in C minor, Op. 18 (Nelson Freire on piano)

11 posted on 10/05/2012 6:05:11 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: AZamericonnie; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; ...

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12 posted on 10/05/2012 6:06:43 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


13 posted on 10/05/2012 6:07:28 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hi - Here~How about: Albert Lee - My Baby Thinks He’s A Train http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c83ppe-Jakc


14 posted on 10/05/2012 6:10:25 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
The Goodbye Look
~ Donald Fagen ~







15 posted on 10/05/2012 6:11:09 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: Kathy in Alaska


Good evening, Kathy!

***HUGS***



Thanks very much for opening the doors to Music Mayhem!






Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

16 posted on 10/05/2012 6:12:57 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Goodbye Yesterday
~ Buddy Rich ~







17 posted on 10/05/2012 6:22:39 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


Welcome To All Who Enter This Canteen, To Our Serving Military, To Our Veterans, To All Military Families, To Our FRiends and To Our Allies!



Missing Man Setting

“The Empty Chair”

By Captain Carroll “Lex” Lefon, USN (ret), on December 21st, 2004

“In the wardroom onboard the aircraft carrier from which I recently debarked was a small, round table, with single chair. No one ever sat there, and the reasons, both for the table being there, and for the fact that the chair was always empty, will tell the reader a little bit about who we are as a culture.The wardroom, of course, is where the officers will dine; morning, noon and evening. It is not only a place to eat – it is also a kind of oasis from the sometimes dreary, often difficult exigencies of the service. A place of social discourse, of momentary relief from the burdens of the day. The only things explicitly forbidden by inviolable tradition in the wardroom are the wearing of a cover or sword by an officer not actually on watch, or conversation which touches upon politics or religion. But aboard ships which observe the custom, another implicit taboo concerns the empty chair: No matter how crowded the room, no matter who is waiting to be seated, that chair is never moved, never taken.

The table is by the main entrance to the wardroom. You will see it when you enter, and you will see it when you leave. It draws your eyes because it is meant to. And because it draws your eyes it draws your thoughts. And though it will be there every day for as long as you are at sea, you will look at it every time and your eyes will momentarily grow distant as you think for a moment. As you quietly give thanks.

AS YOU REMEMBER.

The small, round table is covered with a gold linen tablecloth. A single place setting rests there, of fine bone china. A wineglass stands upon the table, inverted, empty. On the dinner plate is a pinch of salt. On the bread plate is a slice of lemon. Besides the plate lies a bible. There is a small vase with a single red rose upon the table. Around the vase is wound a yellow ribbon. There is the empty chair.

We will remember because over the course of our careers, we will have had the opportunity to enjoy many a formal evening of dinner and dancing in the fine company of those with whom we have the honor to serve, and their lovely ladies. And as the night wears on, our faces will in time become flushed with pleasure of each other’s company, with the exertions on the dance floor, with the effects of our libations. But while the feast is still at its best, order will be called to the room – we will be asked to raise our glasses to the empty table, and we will be asked to remember:

The table is round to show our everlasting concern for those who are missing. The single setting reminds us that every one of them went to their fates alone, that every life was unique.

The tablecloth is gold symbolizing the purity of their motives when they answered the call to duty.

The single red rose, displayed in a vase, reminds us of the life of each of the missing, and their loved ones who kept the faith.

The yellow ribbon around the vase symbolizes our continued determination to remember them.

The slice of lemon reminds us of the bitterness of their fate.
The salt symbolizes the tears shed by those who loved them.
The bible represents the faith that sustained them.
The glass is inverted — they cannot share in the toast.
The chair is empty — they are not here. They are missing.

And we will remember, and we will raise our glasses to those who went before us, and who gave all that they had for us. And a part of the flush in our faces will pale as we remember that nothing worth having ever came without a cost. We will remember that many of our brothers and sisters have paid that cost in blood. We will remember that the reckoning is not over.

We many of us will settle with our families into our holiday season, our Christmas season for those who celebrate it, content in our fortune and prosperity. We will meet old friends with smiles and laughter. We will meet our members of our family with hugs. We will eat well, and exchange gifts and raise our glasses to the year passed in gratitude, and to the year to come with hope. We will sleep the sleep of the protected, secure in our homes, secure in our homeland.

But for many families, there will be an empty chair at the table this year. A place that is not filled.

WE SHOULD REMEMBER.”

Thanks To Alfa6 For Finding The Narrative Of “The Empty Chair.”

Robert Schumann – “Traumerei”
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Never Forget The Brave Men And Women Who Gave Their Lives To Secure Our Freedom!!






Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

18 posted on 10/05/2012 6:23:13 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Publius; ConorMacNessa
And tied for first....Publius and Mac each score a gold!!


19 posted on 10/05/2012 6:25:35 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: HopeandGlory
And in second....Nana Hope snags the silver!!


20 posted on 10/05/2012 6:28:43 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; AZamericonnie; LUV W; All
Friday Night Salsa for all of the TROOPS and their supporters everywhere!

21 posted on 10/05/2012 6:31:31 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
So Soft Your Goodbye
~ Chet Atkins & Mark Knopfler ~







22 posted on 10/05/2012 6:31:43 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: All; everyone; Kathy in Alaska; AZamericonnie; LUV W

FRIDAY NIGHT VIDEOS AND SPECIAL WEBSITES

Theme: Laid Back, Chilling, Relaxing

Note: Parental Discretion Advised.

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“Bill Buckingham - ReverbNation - Find My Way”
http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/14721651

“Diana Panton - So Many Stars”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzBSXUjjxHM

“Andy McKee - Drifting”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfF4QLO-L_4

“Gloria Estefan - Here We Are”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XdjEh12wsY

“Ghost - Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CRF_wWHaQ0

“Ronnie Milsap - Let’s Take the Long Way Around the World”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3kax5Up-LI

“Anita Baker - You Bring Me Joy”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hweZGoG58cY

“Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black - When I Said I Do”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoZC0Lkji2A

“Melodies of Love” [”Artist: Ennio Morricone from La Califfa”]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6WKr3hUhOc

“Moonlight - Piano”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiwQpuL4RFk

“LastSamurai55’s YouTube Channel” [Great selection of Smooth Jazz]
http://www.youtube.com/user/lastsamurai55/videos?view=0

“My Sweet Lady by John Denver”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHvf6sqKGRA

“’Dreamers’ Lullabye’ by The Four King Sisters”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6W4vlXfN50

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Loooong Concerts and Recordings:

“Lundgren, Galliano, Fresu ‘Mare Nostrum’ - Grenoble Jazz Festival 2009”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ew0omCRYmVE

“Bill Withers - 1973 BBC Concert Complete”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtT_8pEjHgo

“Coldplay - Live in Glastonbury 2011”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ow-JC2FMdI

“The Best of Enya: Paint the Sky with Stars”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l1He43EdLg

~

A little something for our enemies both here and abroad to
remember: “This Ain’t No Rag It’s A Flag by Charlie Daniels”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zT4Wh1Eg3xM

~

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23 posted on 10/05/2012 6:32:49 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: BIGLOOK
And rounding out the top "three"....Hawaii bags the bronze!!


24 posted on 10/05/2012 6:34:29 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Vera Lynn’s “We’ll Meet Again” is the best ever——a real oldie but a real goodie.

.


25 posted on 10/05/2012 6:34:45 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Bye Bye Baby, Baby Goodbye
~ Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons ~







26 posted on 10/05/2012 6:36:33 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W
I’ve never been a fan of the chamber music of Sergei Rachmaninov, except for his Cello Sonata from 1901, which is one of the greatest essays in that genre ever composed. No one has turned any of these wonderful tunes into popular songs, but I’ve been tempted. I’ve tried playing the piece, and I can tell you the piano writing is extremely difficult. In many ways, he uses the techniques of the Second Piano Concerto, and it is a test of techniques he will use in his Second Symphony.

Sergei starts the piece with a slow introduction, the only part of the piece I could play well. At 1:19 he starts his first subject, one of those “wind whistling across the steppes” themes. The second subject comes in at 2:24, and what a juicy melody! Development begins at 4:04, and it’s based solely on the first subject. The passage in E-flat at 5:17 is hair raising. Sergei now has a formal problem to solve. Having worked over the first subject at length, the last thing he needs to do is to recap it in full, so he starts his recap with the second subject at 7:35. It’s a moment of wonderful calm, a sign that he knows how to properly pace a movement. At 9:17 he launches into a tightly written coda based on the first subject.

Rachmaninov: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19, first movement

Sergei puts his scherzo in second position. At 1:41 he requires the pianist to hit a C four times quickly using separate fingers, 5-3-2-1. At 2:02, for his middle or “trio” section, he writes one of those glorious tunes that a lesser composer would save for a slow movement. You can just wallow in it! The end always produces a chuckle from the audience.

(second movement)

There is something a bit spooky about the slow movement. Different composers “feel” differently on the fingers when they write for piano, and pianists can tell. This movement feels a lot like Gershwin when you play it, as does the tune, and George was still in diapers in New York at the time. When we get to Rachmaninov’s years in America, I’ll cover his professional acquaintanceship with Gershwin, so this is one we’ll just have to chalk up to coincidence. This is another tune that’s just begging to be turned into a popular song, and it’s amazingly beautiful. The coda that begins at 5:40 is one of the miracles of the repertory. It’s a perfect summing up, a passage of utter serenity, a total bliss-out, and the handkerchiefs always come out for it. You just want to melt on the last E-flat chord.

(third movement)

I’ve heard the finale played with classical restraint and in a manner that is totally over the top. This performance is classically restrained, and it works just fine. This movement is in many respects a warmup for the finale of his Second Symphony, still six years in the future. It’s in sonata format like the opening movement. The joy in the first subject (G Major) just leaps off the page. At 1:00, he introduces his second subject in D Major. Development begins at 2:55. The recapitulation comes with a bang at 5:56. At 6:53 the second subject is recapped in the tonic key of G Major. His coda, beginning at 8:51, leads the listener to think he is going to end the piece slowly and serenely. But what a surprise he has in store! The last held G, a whole note with fermata, is just a killer!

(fourth movement)

27 posted on 10/05/2012 6:36:39 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Publius

Good evening, Publius...((HUGS))...how are things in the south? Has fall arrived?


28 posted on 10/05/2012 6:36:49 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Fall arrives Monday, with the highs going only into the 70’s and the lows into the Fifties. It’s about time!


29 posted on 10/05/2012 6:38:38 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Never Can Say Goodbye
~ The Jackson Five ~







30 posted on 10/05/2012 6:39:21 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: ConorMacNessa

I put out two different versions of Rach #2. I hope you’re pleased.


31 posted on 10/05/2012 6:39:45 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Publius
Thank you so much, Maestro! I am indeed pleased - especially with the composer at the keyboard. If he were not so great a composer, he would still be remembered as a master concert pianist!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

Posting from my HTC Inspire 4G on AT&T

32 posted on 10/05/2012 6:43:30 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good evening, Mac...*HUGS*...how is the leg managing being back at work? And the rest of you?


33 posted on 10/05/2012 6:45:56 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Bye Bye Love
~ Ray Price And The Cherokee Cowboys ~







34 posted on 10/05/2012 6:46:19 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: Publius

Thanks, Publius, for the tunes for our troops to enjoy. ((HUGS))


35 posted on 10/05/2012 6:49:11 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Goodbye
~ Night Ranger ~







36 posted on 10/05/2012 6:50:44 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!

It's Tunes For Our Troops Time!


37 posted on 10/05/2012 6:52:05 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Don't Say Goodbye
~ Saga ~







38 posted on 10/05/2012 6:53:25 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hi Everybody!

(((HUGS)))


39 posted on 10/05/2012 6:56:11 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Goodbye Again
~ Rick Derringer ~







40 posted on 10/05/2012 6:57:13 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: Kathy in Alaska
The leg is doing okay, thanks. On our new project they're not letting us on the net from our desks - grrr! They have a few computers we can use on premises in an "Internet Cafe" - otherwise have to use the phone. Such is life. :)



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

Posting from my HTC Inspire 4G on AT&T

41 posted on 10/05/2012 6:59:22 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Drumbo

Good evening, Drumbo, and thank you for spinning tunes for the troops. ((HUGS))

Are you still harvesting? Still canning stuff?


42 posted on 10/05/2012 7:00:04 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; ConorMacNessa; All
Derwentwater's Farewell
~ The Corries ~







43 posted on 10/05/2012 7:00:44 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: HopeandGlory
Thanks, Nana Hope, for today's Pledge…((HUGS)) Thanks, AfghanMan and Penguin Girl, for your service to America.


44 posted on 10/05/2012 7:01:55 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W
In 1902, the 29 year old Sergei Rachmaninov married his first cousin, Natalia. The Russian Orthodox Church had a problem with this, and Sergei’s grandfather, a military man, had to intervene with the priests in the Russian Army to get a dispensation. Luckily, none of the children had genetic abnormalities, and Sergei lived long enough to spoil his granddaughters mercilessly.

In that year, Sergei published 12 songs which he had been working on for the past two years. Finding videos with English text wasn’t easy, but I found a few.

The first song is about fate, and not surprisingly, the piano accompaniment echoes Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. This is a window into the Russian soul.

Rachmaninov: “Fate”, Op. 21/1

Gorgeous tune!

”They Replied”, Op. 21/4

Very dreamy.

”Lilacs”, Op. 21/5

Religious and contemplative.

”Before the Icon”, Op. 21/10

45 posted on 10/05/2012 7:03:57 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: BIGLOOK

Good afternoon and Aloha, Hawaii...((HUGS))...any sun?

It has been pouring for a couple hours here.


46 posted on 10/05/2012 7:10:49 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Jet Jaguar; All


47 posted on 10/05/2012 7:12:31 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Drumbo
That's beautiful, Drumbo! Thanks very much!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

48 posted on 10/05/2012 7:13:07 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: The Mayor

Good evening, Mayor, and thanks for today’s sustenance for body and soul.

Hope you have a wonderful weekend. ((HUGS))


49 posted on 10/05/2012 7:16:39 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Publius
Hmmm . . . First cousin. That's dangerous! Of course, I had a crush on my first cousin once removed when I was in high school - at age 66, she's still a knockout. My Great-Aunt and Uncle didn't do ugly!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

50 posted on 10/05/2012 7:17:32 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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