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by Muriel
Fri Dec 09, 2005 11:00 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: I've Got You Under My Skin...
Replies: 19
Views: 6069

I can get a melody or motif stuck in me head for days... I whistle Harold Arlen’s “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” Works like a charm I spend my days with a two year old and find that I get her choice of music in my ears and it sticks to me like glue,"This old man,he played one,he played kinck knack on...
by Muriel
Thu Dec 08, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 706395

Ave Maria for seven voices by Philippe Verdelot Tallis Scholars
by Muriel
Thu Dec 08, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Classical Muzak
Replies: 5
Views: 2156

The Switched On Brandenburgs

Handel's Largo

The Four Seasons ,usually summer!
by Muriel
Thu Dec 08, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Great Christmas Music
Replies: 12
Views: 5898

But I am pleased to announce that the choir of the Cathedral Church of St Paul here in Boston will sing the world premiere of Christopher Forbes's Advent Introit, O Oriens , this Sunday, 11 December 05. That would be nice to hear. The congregation is fortunate that the choir director of St. Paul's ...
by Muriel
Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:55 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Vastly Underrated
Replies: 47
Views: 13128

Max Bruch, ever in Brahms shadow, wrote beautiful chamber music.


Not only was Haydn "Compelled to be original " but he had both the time to write music and the fantastic orchestra to play it, stuck away all summer in the Castle Esterhazy.
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 10:54 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Happy 70th Birthday Woody Allen
Replies: 16
Views: 4337

What was the name of the film he made about his mother dying but then manifesting herself as a giant ghost floating over Manhatten? That was his contribution to New York Stories, which featured short stories by Woody, Francis Ford Coppala and Martin Scorcese. Thanks Barry,I'll look out for it ,I di...
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 10:29 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Happy 70th Birthday Woody Allen
Replies: 16
Views: 4337

What was the name of the film he made about his mother dying but then manifesting herself as a giant ghost floating over Manhatten?
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 10:22 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Happy 70th Birthday Woody Allen
Replies: 16
Views: 4337

Love Woody's films ,watching Love and Death right this minute.
Great Russianalia.
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 7:56 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Im going to see La Boheme!
Replies: 7
Views: 3178

Ralph wrote:Enjoy. And don't let anyone ruin the experience for you by telling you the tarnished heroin expires at the end of the opera.
Her tiny hand was frozen.
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 7:21 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: What was the first Classical Cd you bought?
Replies: 21
Views: 8443

Du Pre's Elgar Cello concerto.
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Favourite Classical Christams Song/Carol
Replies: 51
Views: 19483

"There is no rose of such virtue, As is the rose that bare Jesu"

res miranda
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 7:10 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Christmas Electric Bill
Replies: 13
Views: 3039

We are having a big dump of snow here in Victioria ,British Columbia. It's been two years since the last blizzard.
As far as Christmas Decorations go we are too lazy to do any and are one of those families that drive around and look at the hard work and expense of the neighbours efforts.
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 7:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 706395

Break Forth ,O Beauteous Heavenly Light ,Bach's Christmas Oratorio ,William Davies at the Organ with the Westminister Brass Ensemble.
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:08 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The Image Of Classical Music in the present day
Replies: 9
Views: 3777

Re: The Image Of Classical Music in the present day

So how is Classical Music percieved as we head into the year 2006? Amongst the general public I mean We dont laugh at thier ridiculous pop music! I laugh at their ridiculous pop music. Fight fire with fire. Turn it up. Classical music is alive and well somewhere in your neighbourhood ,try the music...
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 12:26 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Are You ADDICTED to the Web?
Replies: 20
Views: 5677

I give myself about a half hour in the morning ,and an hour or more in the afternoon. The computer is my stereo too ,so it's always playing away no matter what I am doing. I'm not working but am at home with my 2 year old grandaughter 3 or 4 days a week. Addicted,not at all.Mind you I am over here p...
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 12:20 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Your Ears Are Demanded! Canadian Election on January 23
Replies: 22
Views: 4720

BWV 1080 wrote: Dudley Do Right

Flin Flon Manitoba if you must know!
And I box your ears!
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 12:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 706395

Mozart ,Variations,K 360 ,Schiff /Shiokawa.
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:35 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Your Ears Are Demanded! Canadian Election on January 23
Replies: 22
Views: 4720

BWV 1080 wrote:
Wendy's Corp ... Muahahaha!


Another thwack across your snout.

Tim Horton's ! That's not food!
by Muriel
Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:30 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: hey
Replies: 8
Views: 3074

jbuck919 wrote:There is another not too dissimilar site, the Good Music Guide, where the owner is Australian. You are very welcome here, but you might try there too.

http://www.good-music-guide.com

jb,
GMG has been down for a while now,do you know what's going on over there?
by Muriel
Wed Nov 30, 2005 9:14 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 706395

Ninna Nanna an album of Lullabies sung by Montserrat Figueras
by Muriel
Wed Nov 30, 2005 8:18 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Composer Quiz
Replies: 32
Views: 7682

Another quiz: What composer was an oboist, took part in the "Battle of Hastenbeck (part of the Seven Year's War), played in his regimental band, and was a conductor at Bath? Hint: He was not known, primarily, as a composer. The answer: William Herschel (1738-1822), famous astronomer and the discove...
by Muriel
Wed Nov 30, 2005 8:09 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Your Ears Are Demanded! Canadian Election on January 23
Replies: 22
Views: 4720


Muriel, this guy is ready for one of your fluffy, delectable CREAM PIES. :lol:
Good idea Huck,I'll put a big red brick in it.
by Muriel
Wed Nov 30, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Your Ears Are Demanded! Canadian Election on January 23
Replies: 22
Views: 4720


"Just shoot me before the Canadian starts talking."
A bop on the nose with a rolled up newspaper to you BWV ,and NO pie!
by Muriel
Wed Nov 30, 2005 10:54 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Your Ears Are Demanded! Canadian Election on January 23
Replies: 22
Views: 4720

[quote= Not at all. After a probationary period of vicerorial rule and given significant progress toward cultural reform and indoctrination, full annexation can then be contemplated. However we may want to give Quebec back to France.[/quote] Oh this is nasty,what happened ,did you get a bad piece of...
by Muriel
Mon Nov 28, 2005 6:55 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Why opera singers become obese?
Replies: 16
Views: 6249

Brendan wrote:
As far as body-image in the past compared to today is concerned, Marylin Monroe would be considered huge by today's standards and wouldn't get a bit-part, IMHO.
Who would consider Marylin huge?
by Muriel
Mon Nov 28, 2005 6:32 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Why opera singers become obese?
Replies: 16
Views: 6249

Well you can't eat much before you go on in the evening,it's the habit of singers to eat after the performance,by that time they are ravenous. Then after a big bowl of pasta and cheese you fall exhausted in your bed,next day same story,then it just becomes a habit.I doubt most performers are able to...
by Muriel
Mon Nov 28, 2005 6:27 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: String Theory = Pseudoscience?
Replies: 18
Views: 4360

Ralph wrote:All together now:

Ive Got The World on a String...
Thanks for this Ralph,it'll be in my head all day now,life is a beautiful thing.
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 6:45 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Pie
Replies: 17
Views: 5286

[quote="Brendan"]Apple pie with cheese? They don't have a little "nausea" smilie to use to indicate my response to this very alarming idea.

quote]
Not even Wensleydale?
Would it sound any better to you if the crust was made with cheddar cheese?
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Pie
Replies: 17
Views: 5286

Anyone into salty pies? My favourite is mushroom pie in which I usually use self-picked boletus edulis , but fresh champignons will do at emergency. If interested, the yummy is just a PM away. Ah ,wild mushroom pie.Katarina ,is that you? My MIL made a bacon and egg pie that was raw strips of bacon ...
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 3:43 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Pie
Replies: 17
Views: 5286

[quote="jbuck919"]... in the first place, it is rude to suggest that anything your host serves is out of fashion. ..quote] It certainly is! But the troglodyte's around my table (my family) have no manners whatsoever and in fact that's how I got the new convection range in the first place.Earnings fr...
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Pie
Replies: 17
Views: 5286

DavidRoss wrote: Muriel, I love you, but you're hazardous to my waistline!
David you're so easy to seduce,but that is another story!
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 2:41 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 706395

Listening now to Schumann's Gesange der Fruhe ,Op 133.
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 2:33 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Pie
Replies: 17
Views: 5286

Muriel, welcome to the site (she is an excellent poster folks, a living doll on the other board, if I may be allowed a non-PC observation). I think that some non-American-Canadian posters will still think of pie as something that contains savory not sweet things and will think of what you are talki...
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 2:25 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Pie
Replies: 17
Views: 5286

Well I'm awfully glad to hear this, that chap had me worried for a moment. There were opinions about the cheese vs the whipped cream as a topping ,no one at the table even mentioned al a mode! One fellow recalled a local diner served an apple pie with the cheese melted into it called Broken Drum . I...
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: For Neophytes: What got me into Classical Music
Replies: 62
Views: 21702

[quote="DavidRoss"] ...Elgar's Cello Concerto... Elgar's Cello Concerto was the first lp I purchased ,the du Pre had just come out and I played this till it wore out.I was about 15 years old. I became interested in Classical music via my mother who was a great fan of all the Russians from Tchaikovsk...
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Pie
Replies: 17
Views: 5286

Pie

What are your favorites,I made an apple pie last night ,one of my guests mentioned pie was out of fashion.Can this be true?
by Muriel
Sun Nov 27, 2005 1:38 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The 100 Most Important CANADIAN Books Ever Written!
Replies: 10
Views: 2993

There is so much great Can Lit ,my bookshelves overflow with the novels of Jane Urquhart, Rohinton Mistry, Donna Morrissy,Alistair MacLeod,Catherine Gildiner,Wayne Johnston and Jack Hodgins and on and on. It must be something in the water?
by Muriel
Wed Nov 02, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: Classical Concert Reviews
Topic: Fabulous Philly Debut by Young Maestro
Replies: 17
Views: 8906

karlhenning wrote: Then, I should accommodate you with reviews which incorporate politics! :-)
Oh please don't Karl ,there are precious few places left now where one can get away from all that blather.
by Muriel
Fri Sep 09, 2005 10:03 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: A Bruch Update
Replies: 25
Views: 11010

My favorite Bruch anecdote is the one where he allegedly responded to a critic with a note that said: "I'm sitting in the smallest room of my house. I have your review before me. Soon it will be behind me." ***** From fuguemasters.com: It would seem that Nicholas Slonimsky, in his highly entertaini...
by Muriel
Fri Jun 24, 2005 6:23 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your First Pick? - Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons"
Replies: 19
Views: 6282

For something quite different try Piers Adams arrangement for Red Priest.
I think it's delightful.
by Muriel
Tue May 24, 2005 8:57 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: New question on Bruch
Replies: 25
Views: 6551

Charles, I have looked up every reference to Kol Nidrei in Fifields life of Bruch and have found nothing to answer your question. There is this about the work though... "In a letter to Emil Kamphausen,Bruch describes how he came upon the material for the work: The two melodies are first-class-the fi...
by Muriel
Mon May 23, 2005 11:34 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: New question on Bruch
Replies: 25
Views: 6551

Charles, I have found this in "Max Bruch,His Life and Works, by Christopher Fifield Pub in 1988 "It has been erroneously recorded in such books as Kohut's Beruhmte judische Manner und Frauen ,Gunter's Rassenkunde des deutschen Volks, and Zaleski's Famous Musicians of a Wandering Race, that Max Bruch...