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by mellowfall
Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:36 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Movies about Classical Composers
Replies: 34
Views: 8930

Agnes: thanks for the post. So yet another example of cinema "legendizing"maybe for the sake of plot or story. As always truth is stranger.
by mellowfall
Mon Jun 12, 2006 11:28 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 2303

Well after discussion with my wife,it appears to be more complex than I at first thought.

Ghazals are semi-classical. They are essentially love type poems set to music. Qawwalis are nothing to do with anything, it seems.

Pure classical music of the sub-continent derives from the Mughal period.
by mellowfall
Mon Jun 12, 2006 11:23 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Movies about Classical Composers
Replies: 34
Views: 8930

I saw "Amadeus" a year ago and enjoyed it.I liked the use of relatively unknown actors-fresh faces. I also liked the connection put across between genius and childlike prankishness.

The partsabout his composing the Requiem were very moving.
by mellowfall
Sat Jun 10, 2006 12:28 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 2303

Hello

Hello,everyone. I m a new member and I m originally from England,but living in Pakistan. I m a teacher of Literature and geography to 16 year olds. Here in Pakistan there's a rich tradition of classical music; ghazals qawwali are just two examples. I myself listen to western classical music and Indi...
by mellowfall
Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:50 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: What's Your Educational Background?
Replies: 49
Views: 119696

Hello,Corylyss_D.
I voted before I wrote the greeting.
Best wishes to everyone.
by mellowfall
Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: What's Your Educational Background?
Replies: 49
Views: 119696

Hello I m new,just joined today.I hope its OK if I post my greeting here.