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  • Popular Videos - Julius Fučík [Julius Fucik]

    02/12/2016 4:19:14 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Composer: Julius Fučík [Julius Fucik]
    Popular Videos - Julius Fučík [Julius Fucik] #JuliusFučík• 200 videos• 19,873 views• Updated yesterday
  • Paul Dukas (1865-1935) : Symphonie en ut majeur (1896) 1/3 **MUST HEAR**

    02/09/2016 1:47:48 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1896 | Composer: Paul Dukas (1865-1935)
    Paul Dukas (1865-1935) (France) Symphonie en ut majeur (1896) 1/3 **MUST HEAR** Dir : Armin Jordan 1- Allegro non troppo vivace, ma con fuoco (14.52) Après avoir été un élève médiocre au Conservatoire, Paul Dukas écrivit le plus célèbre (et l'un des meilleurs) poème symphonique français : « L'Apprenti Sorcier » (1897). Parce qu'il n'avait pas obtenu le Grand Prix de Rome à cause de Charles Gounod, il devint le protégé de Camille Saint-Saëns, ce qui le dédommagea. Dans son Histoire de la musique, Emile Vuillermoz écrit : « musicien d'élite, qui, dans notre époque friande de querelles esthétiques, de...
  • Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 4 "Romantic"

    02/05/2016 10:28:10 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1881 | Anton Bruckner
    Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major is one of the composer's most popular works. It was written in 1874 and revised several times through 1888. It was dedicated to Prince Konstantin of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst. It was premiered in 1881 by Hans Richter in Vienna with great success. The symphony's nickname of Romantic was used by the composer himself. It does not refer to the modern conception of romantic love but rather the medieval romance as depicted in the operas Lohengrin and Siegfried of Richard Wagner. The symphony has four movements: I. Bewegt, nicht zu schnell (0:09) II. Andante, quasi...
  • Mahler: Symphony nº 6 - Dima Slobodeniouk - Sinfónica de Galicia

    02/04/2016 5:00:43 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 27, 1906 | Gustav Mahler
    GUSTAV MAHLER (1860-1911) Sinfonía nº 6 Allegro energico, ma non troppo. Heftig, aber markig (24:47) Andante moderato (41:22) Scherzo. Wuchtig (55:16) Finale. Allegro moderato Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia Dima Slobodeniouk, director Grabación realizada en el Palacio de la Ópera de A Coruña el 5 de enero de 2016 Realización: Antonio Cid / RDC Producciones Sonido: Pablo Barreiro / CRTVG
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 (FULL)

    01/31/2016 6:04:57 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7 April 1805 | Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven - Sinfonia Eroica Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Opus 55 The work is in four movements: 1: Allegro con brio (0:00) 2: Marcia funebre: Adagio assai in C minor (15:10) 3: Scherzo: Allegro vivace (30:17) 4: Finale: Allegro molto (36:06) Symphony No. 3 is a structurally rigorous composition of great emotional depth, which marked the beginning of the creative middle-period of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven began composing the third symphony soon after Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 36; he completed the composition in early 1804, and the first public performance of Symphony...
  • Niccolo Paganini - 24 Caprices Op.1

    01/29/2016 8:29:54 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | Written: 1802-1817; Published: 1820 | Niccolo Paganini
    Niccolo Paganini - 24 Caprices Op.1 24 Cprices Op.1 for Solo Violin Itzhak Perlman - Violin 1st= (00:00) 2nd= (01:38) 3rd= (04:21) 4th= (07:16) 5th= (13:39) 6th= (16:06) 7th= (19:35) 8th= (23:28) 9th= (26:06) 10th= (28:38) 11th= (31:03) 12th= (34:30) 13th= (37:18) 14th= (39:50) 15th= (41:53) 16th= (44:24) 17th= (45:51) 18th= (49:02) 19th= (51:27) 20th= (54:14) 21st= (57:52) 22nd= (1:00:48) 23rd= (1:03:16) 24th= (1:07:59)
  • Jacques Offenbach - Grand Concerto for cello in G-major "Concerto militare" (1847)

    01/28/2016 5:15:40 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1847 | Composer: Jacques Offenbach
    Jacques Offenbach - Grand Concerto for cello in G-major "Concerto militare" (1847) Jacques Offenbach (20 June 1819 -- 5 October 1880) was a German-born French composer, cellist and impresario of the romantic period. Work: Grand Concerto for cello in G-major "Concerto militare" (1847) Mov.I: Allegro maestoso 00:00 Mov.II: Andante 14:40 Mov.III: Allegretto 23:18 Cello: Jérôme Pernoo http://www.jeromepernooweblabel.com/ Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre Conductor: Marc Minkowski
  • Berlioz - Te Deum, op.22 - Abbado (1981)

    01/27/2016 7:18:05 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1849 | Hector Berlioz
    Berlioz - Te Deum, op.22 - Abbado (1981) En 1981, Claudio Abbado donnait une saisissante interprétation du "Te Deum" d'Hector Berlioz, dans le cadre somptueux de la cathédrale St Alban, près de Londres, à la tête des musiciens de l'Orchestre des Jeunes de la Communauté Européenne (EUYO), formation qu'il avait fondée trois ans plus tôt. L'occasion de revoir le maestro Abbado, et le ténor mexicain Francisco Araiza (Te ergo quaesumus) dans cette oeuvre de premier plan, rarement donnée, qui trouve ici sa version de référence.
  • Schubert-Quintet in C Major op. 163, D. 956 (Complete)

    01/25/2016 5:42:34 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Premiere: 1850; Publication: 1853 | Franz Schubert
    Schubert-Quintet in C Major op. 163, D. 956 (Complete) Isaac Stern: violin-Alexander Schneider: violin-Milton Katims: alto-Pablo Casals:cello-Paul Tortelier: cello-Prades-1952
  • Bizet - Symphony in C Major

    01/21/2016 11:23:22 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Composed 1855; Premiered 1935 | Georges Bizet
    Donald Johanos and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Bill Sullivan 3 weeks ago (edited) The Bizet Symphony in C has a very interesting history. It was written in 1855, but not played until 1937. Bizet composed the symphony as a student work while he was at the Conservatoire de Paris. He studied under Charles Gounod. Gounod had composed his Symphony in D. Bizet's Symphony in C has many elements that are are taken directly from the Gounod composition. If you listen to both works you will hear the shared elements. Apparently, Bizet never thought his composition would be played in concert....
  • Enrique Granados /// 12 Spanish Dances Op 37

    01/20/2016 10:11:39 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Enrique Granados
    The twelve Spanish Dances, Op.37, were composed in 1890, and initially published in four sets of three dances each. These early works, inspired by the Spanish national school of Felipe Pedrell, were one of Granados' first successes as a composer, and have become one of his most popular piano works, second only to the masterly Goyescas. The 12 Spanish Dances have been transcribed for guitar as well as for orchestra, and are more often heard on the guitar than on the piano, especially the famous 5th dance, Andaluza (sometimes named Playera), which is one of the most performed Spanish classical...
  • The Best of Bedrich Smetana ★★ 2 Hours ★★ Non Stop Music

    01/09/2016 12:00:06 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Bedrich Smetana
    01. Souvenirs de Boheme en forme de Polka - Op. 12 No. 2 0:01 02. Souvenirs de Boheme en forme de Polka - Op. 13 No. 1 04:17 03. Souvenirs de Boheme en forme de Polka - Op. 13 No. 2 06:11 04. Souvenirs de Boheme en forme de Polka - Polka poétique Op. 7 No. 2 11:24 05. Souvenirs de Boheme en forme de Polka - Polka de salon Op. 7 No. 1 14:57 06. Reves (Dreams) - La bonheur éteint 18:19 07. Reves (Dreams) - La consolation 22:28 08. Reves (Dreams) - En Boheme, scene champetre 26:34 09....
  • John Field Piano Concerto No 3 II, III

    12/23/2015 1:47:50 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1811 | Composer: John Field
    John Field Piano Concerto No 3 II, III II. Nocturne In B-Flat: Andantino III. Rondo: Tempo Di Polacca John O'Conor Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances op.45 - Live concert HD

    12/16/2015 11:05:12 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 7, 1941 | Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
    Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances op.45 - Live concert HD Radio Filharmonisch Orkest o.l.v. Edward Gardner 18 december 2011, 11:00 uur, Grote Zaal van het Concertgebouw Amsterdam. Rachmaninov: Symfonische Dansen
  • Meditation (from Thais)

    11/29/2015 1:28:55 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Composer: Jules Massenet
    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Meditation (from Thais) · Michael Rabin · Felix Slatkin · Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra · Jules Massenet
  • Mendelssohn: Double Piano Concerto in A-Flat Major

    11/08/2015 10:14:57 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1825 | Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
    Concerto for Two Pianos in A-Flat Major Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) At the pianos: Love Derwinger & Roland Pöntinen. With: The Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, under the baton of Lev Markiz. Artwork: Lithograph by Friedrich Jentzen (1815-1901) from 1837, covering the painting by Theodor Hildebrandt (1804-1874). All other artwork by Mendelssohn himself.
  • Bruch-Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor op. 26 (Complete)

    11/06/2015 1:01:12 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1966 | Composer: Max Bruch; Conductor: Eugene Omondy; Violin: Isaac Stern
    Bruch-Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor op. 26 (Complete) Isaac Stern: violin-Philadelphia Orchestra-Eugene Ormandy: conductor-1966 (The second recording of this concerto by Stern and Ormandy)
  • Weber: Aufforderung zum Tanze (Invitation to the Dance) Op. 65

    11/05/2015 1:31:07 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 15 October 2010 | Conductor: Perry So
    Weber: Aufforderung zum Tanze (Invitation to the Dance) Op. 65 Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Perry So 15 October 2010
  • QUIZ: Contemporary Worship Song or Love Song?

    01/28/2015 12:05:06 PM PST · by millegan · 74 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | January 27, 2015 | ChurchPOP Editor
    Yes, yes, the Bible describes the relationship between Christ and the Church as a bridegroom and bride, and the Song of Songs is pretty explicit (and is traditionally interpreted as being about the relationship between Christ and the Church), but still anyone else feel a bit awkward by this phenomenon?
  • Best Valentine gift idea for HIM .....

    02/01/2013 12:08:36 PM PST · by Lizavetta · 45 replies
    February 1, 2013 | lizavetta
    Valentine's Day is coming up and I'd love to get Freepers' opinions of the best gift idea they've ever heard of for a man .... something that will completely melt him like butter and make him feel like a million bucks. I know there are plenty of creative and imaginative people on this forum so please help me here .....
  • Army mulls pros and cons of French manicures, tattoos in revised grooming policy

    10/28/2011 3:46:55 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 26 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 28, 2011 | Laura Rozen
    ... Raymond Chandler, the sergeant major of the Army, tells Army Times correspondent Lance Bacon that in preparing updated Army regulations on grooming and appearance, he's taken to Facebook to debate the finer points of French manicures, earrings, pony tails, and tattoos for U.S. troops...
  • Man Reports Date as Burglar When Girlfriend Shows

    10/28/2011 4:04:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    ABC ^ | October 28, 2011
    Colorado Springs police say a man's girlfriend unexpectedly came home just before another woman was due to visit, so he called police to report his new acquaintance as a burglar. SNIP Police say Gaylor had invited a woman he met online to come to his home after 3 a.m. Wednesday so they could get better acquainted, but his girlfriend came home first. Police say that when the other woman arrived, Gaylor called police and falsely reported an intrusion.
  • Basement Dungeon Ring-Leader Linked to 50 People in Three States

    10/17/2011 6:45:49 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 46 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/17/2011 | COLLEEN CURRY and JACK CLOHERTY (@jjclo)
    The woman accused of keeping four handicapped adults chained in a Philadelphia basement and stealing their Social Security checks may have done the same thing to victims in Florida, Virginia and Texas, Philadelphia police said today. *snip* (hate to butcher article but have to in this case..I apologize) She was charged with beating the man with a hammer, tying him up in a closet with only three meals over the course of two months, and beating him with broomsticks, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. When he died, his body was stuffed into a plastic bag and dumped it in an...
  • CNA Put Nasty Photo Of Patient On Facebook, Officials Say

    07/21/2011 1:40:14 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 24 replies
    WRTV 6 (Indianapolis) ^ | 7/21/11 | n/a
    GREENFIELD, Ind. -- A certified nursing assistant faces a voyeurism charge and was fired from her job after she posted a photo of a patient on Facebook, authorities said. Taia Armstrong, 30, was a certified nursing assistant at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Greenfield. Investigators for the Indiana Attorney General's Office said Armstrong took a picture of a paraplegic 51-year-old male patient's buttocks after he had a bowel movement and posted the photo on Facebook in May...
  • Cops: Troy man fires gun after finding another man in bed with wife

    06/13/2011 4:27:27 PM PDT · by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage · 85 replies
    Ongo ^ | 6-9-2011
    A Troy man is accused of firing a gunshot at a man he found in bed with his wife early Wednesday, after the woman met the stranger on a late-night bike ride, police said. Troy police say the 30-year-old mother of five children, ages 1-14, went for a bike ride at 4 a.m. Wednesday. She met a 30-year-old man walking down the street and invited the man back to her house for sex, reports said. The man agreed, and they fell asleep afterward, police said. The husband returned at 5 a.m. and discovered the stranger in his bed, according to...
  • 49% See Romney As Qualified to Be President, Less Confident of Other GOP Candidates

    06/06/2011 10:21:51 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 68 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | June 6, 2011 | Scott Rasmussen
    Mitt Romney is the only Republican 2012 hopeful that a sizable number of voters considers qualified to be president. Sarah Palin is the one they view as least qualified, but, at this early stage, many voters are still in the dark about all the possible candidates. However, voters feel strongest that Palin, the Republican vice presidential nominee in 2008, is not qualified. Twenty-three percent (23%) say the former Alaska governor is qualified to serve as the nations chief executive, but 63% say she is not qualified. Palin is the best-known of the Republicans with just 15% undecided about her.
  • Bill Clinton calls old Times Square 'romantic'

    04/13/2011 8:10:47 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies
    NEWSCORE ^ | April 13, 2011
    Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday said the city had improved Times Square by making it a family- and pedestrian-friendly place but said its former mix of prostitutes and colorful characters was "romantic" and "fascinating." Clinton appeared with Mayor Bloomberg Wednesday as they announced the merger of their climate groups -- Climate Initiative and C40 -- and boasted that turning cars away from the tourist mecca in the center of the city had improved air quality. "When I was 18 years in November of 1964, a freshman at Georgetown, I first went to Times Square. I bought a steak at...
  • Playboy mansion? More like a squalid prison

    12/30/2010 9:39:11 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 83 replies · 99+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:43 PM on 30th December 2010 | By David Leafe
    The marriage proposal was apparently a rather romantic affair. On Christmas Eve, the couple watched a late-night movie together and then exchanged gifts: for him a framed photograph of their King Charles Spaniel, for her an engagement ring. She burst into tears, he revealed on Twitter at the weekend. This is the happiest Christmas in memory. The most memorable Christmas ever, she tweeted in agreement. I love him. All of which might be rather more touching if the prospective groom was not Playboy tycoon Hugh Hefner who, at 84, is 60 years older than his fiance, a platinum blonde model...
  • Clinton happy she stuck with 'romantic' Bill (LOLOLOLOL Alert!)

    10/23/2007 6:47:19 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 78 replies · 135+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 10/23/07 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Democratic 2008 White House frontrunner Hillary Clinton says she is happy she stuck out it out with her husband, the 42nd president, through "challenges" in their marriage. Clinton said in an interview with the November issue of Essence magazine, that Bill Clinton is "so romantic" and recently brought her home a wooden giraffe from a trip to Africa. "I know the truth of my life and of my marriage, my relationship and partnership, my deep abiding friendship with my husband," Clinton said, according to excerpts of the interview on the magazine's website. "Now obviously, we've had challenges...
  • What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?

    02/14/2007 2:12:28 PM PST · by TBP · 57 replies · 1,135+ views
    BroadwayWorld.com ^ | February 14, 2007
    The Third Annual "What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?" If you told us three years ago that we would have had some of the biggest stars and leaders in the industry telling us what their favorite love song from a Broadway musical is, even WE wouldn't have believed you. In our third year, we've gotten more responses than ever, to add to the first two years of great names that we have already assembled, for one of BroadwayWorld.com's most popular features. Welcome to the 2007 edition of "What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?" compiled by Editor-in-Chief...
  • Yowza: The Official Friday Silliness Thread Salutes Valentines Day

    02/09/2007 1:31:15 AM PST · by sully777 · 156 replies · 3,919+ views
    YowzaIt's Friday! "...While some believe that Valentine's Day is celebrated in the middle of February to commemorate the anniversary of Valentine's death or burial -- which probably occurred around 270 A.D -- others claim that the Christian church may have decided to celebrate Valentine's feast day in the middle of February in an effort to 'christianize' celebrations of the pagan Lupercalia festival. In ancient Rome, February was the official beginning of spring and was considered a time for purification. Houses were ritually cleansed by sweeping them out and then sprinkling salt and a type of wheat called spelt throughout their...
  • Bloody Peruvian terrorist also had fuzzy side

    10/18/2005 6:26:53 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 3 replies · 536+ views
    EFE News ^ | Oct. 18, 2005 | Paola Ugaz
    Lima, Oct 18 (EFE).- Peru's Abimael Guzman, the founder of a Maoist guerrilla movement-cum-death cult that sometimes dynamited the bodies of just-murdered functionaries and hanged canines from lamposts as warnings to "capitalist dogs," also had his soft, sappy and romantically poetic side. The man known by his fanatic followers as "President Gonzalo" revealed some of his secrets in a hand-written ode dedicated to his wife, who died in 1988 under mysterious circumstances. A video seized in 1992 by the security forces, after Guzman's arrest, shows the wake of Augusta La Torre, better known as "Comrade Norah" and the Shining Path's...
  • Sex, Love, and Marriage

    06/19/2005 4:36:28 PM PDT · by Hank Kerchief · 41 replies · 1,737+ views
    The Autonomist ^ | 06/13/05 | Reginald Firehammer
    Sex, Love, and Marriage by Reginald Firehammer These notes are distilled and reworked from a number of posts to a thread dealing with marriage. It occurred to me that the principles described in those posts are largely unknown or misunderstood, and that a single source for them is needed. This is an attempt to provide that source. In short, this is a defense of marriage, not as it is practiced nor as it is usually understood, but as it ought to be practiced and understood. I regard romantic love as the highest good achievable by man, the ultimate value that...
  • Blake's Heaven (Only one British artist would make it on to a list of the world's all-time greatest)

    04/26/2005 9:58:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 93 replies · 1,043+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Monday April 25, 2005 | Jonathan Jones
    On the cover of my guidebook to St Petersburg's Hermitage is a painting of a woman in blue silk and white powder, hair flowing - a portrait by Thomas Gainsborough that hangs in the museum. This choice is flattering, until you notice that all the different language guides on the bookstand have nationally appropriate paintings. It's a naive bit of politeness. Not even we British go to the Hermitage to see Gainsborough. British art, historically, has its charms. In addition to Gainsborough's perfumed rococo world, we have Constable and Turner. All three, if you have grown up with the swagging,...