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Music That has Put You to Tears
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Chozart
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:00 am    Post subject: Music That has Put You to Tears

What works of music have put you (on the verge of/..) to tears?

Many in my case, such as Bach's Prelude No.2 from WTK 1, and my beloved Mozart Requiem Mass (* sigh * )

but recently, I've been INSANELY listening to the following, with which this has occurred:

Bach-Busoni
Chorale in G Minor "Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland"
(Horowitz ~ ever thankful for having gotten this recording )

&

Pergolesi's Stabat Mater (again, I know. lol)

it's so addictingly depressing, if that makes any sense at all (without sounding too nuts, lol)

so anyway, just post whichever moving sad piece that's either made you cry, or on the verge of tears...
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:10 am    Post subject: Re: Music That has Put You to Tears

Chozart wrote:
such as Bach's Prelude No.2 from WTK 1,...





Of course everyone is going to expect these from me...

Chopin's 4 Ballades, Barcarolle Fantasie... etc..

Well, I must admit that I have been listening to some classical & baroque era lately!

Some that I've really liked and have made me *ermm* emotional. ...

- Four seasons by Vivaldi
- Ave Maria (after Bach)
- Brandenburg Concerto No 4 (BWV 1049) (!!)
- Some random Meditation from "Thais" thing I'm addicted to
- Garcarole from "The tales of Hoffman"
and a few more...

A lot of Baroque sends me into some weird analysis of life, I really enjoy it.

Proud or not? lol
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More romantic-wise I've really been loving the Songs Without Words, so beautiful!

That is all!

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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:13 am    Post subject:

I wouldn't say these have made me cry, or almost cry, but they are very emotional pieces.

Canon in D.
Ballade in G Minor.
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 8.
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor.
Rondo Capriccicio.
Moonlight Sonata 1st.
Pathetique 2nd.
Nocturne No. 1 in B-flat Minor.
Impromptu in A-flat Op. 90 No. 4 (I think)
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:57 am    Post subject:

Dvorak's Serenade for Strings
Vaugh-Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

There are more but I'm blanking out right now.
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 2:18 am    Post subject:

All of Bach's WTC
Mozart's Requiem Mass
Weyse's Christmas & Easter Oratorios
Bellini's Casta Diva from Norma
Hayn's L'anima del philosopho
Beethoven's Missa Solemnis
Pergolesi's Stabat Mater (yes, I know ), Salve Regina, & Cantata Orpheo
Handel's opera Rondelinda
Jiri Antonin Benda's Melodramas
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 2:34 am    Post subject:

I might list some cliche tear jerkers here, so please don't mind:

Rach 2 second movement
Rach 3 first movement
Beethoven Cativina slow movement
Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile from String quartet
Debussy En Bateau
Mozart Requiem
Chopin nocturne op.62 no.1

That's what I can think of for now.
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 9:17 am    Post subject:

An eyebrow fell into my my eye when I was listening to Chopin's Waltz Op. 70 No. 3 (in G flat major). And that's it.
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:13 pm    Post subject:

Beethoven Missa Solemnis
Mozart Requiem by the time it reaches confutatis and Lacrymosa, Ican't hold my tears
Beethoven symphony no.9 it's emotions and power in it....
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 3:49 pm    Post subject:

Mozart's Requiem is the only so far, the Mass really gets me
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 4:00 pm    Post subject:

Villa-Lobos- 5th Bachianas Brasileinas (sung)

the ending of the Sonata in Bminor (Liszt)

Rach 2 2nd movement
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Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 8:10 pm    Post subject:

ha Mozart's Requiem is pretty popular

how could not but love it?


I started tearing at piano lessons this morning. Dang Bach and his extravagant Baroque mastery.
I had asked my teacher if I could learn his 3-Voice Inv. No.2 or 4 or 7, and she played them out for me. Each freakin one made me tear, I had to turn away and pretend I was doing something else.
I chose the fourth ultimately, I'm not sure why... it's not my favorite either, but something about it..
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Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 2:28 am    Post subject:

I think the only piece that's ever made me cry is Arvo Pärt's "Spiegel im Spiegel," but that's probably mostly due to what it reminds me of rather than the music itself. It is possible that I cried while listening to Albinoni's "Adagio in G Minor," but I can't be sure.

Other emotional pieces for me:
Liszt - Un Sospiro
Chopin - Ballade 4, Raindrop Prelude, Nocturnes Op. 9 (all), 15/1, 37/2, and pretty much all the rest of them, Ocean Etude, Grande Polonaise Brilliante
Vivaldi - Nulla in mundo pax sincera
Bach - Cello Suite No. 1 in G, Prelude; "Air" from Orchestral Suite No. 3, Partita III in E, "Jesu, joy of man's desiring"; "Zion hort die Wachter singen"
Beethoven - Pathetique 2nd, Moonlight 1st (yeah, it's completely overused, but it is beautiful)
Ravel - Jeux d'Eau
Mozart - Flute and Harp Concerto (I am not looking up the K number or anything because GOD he wrote a lot of stuff)
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Elgar - Nimrod
Dvorak - New World Symphony (the entire symphony is exquisite), Song to the Moon
Delibes - Flower Duet from Lakme
Saint-Saens - My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice
Faure - In Paradisum
Satie - Gnossienne No. 1, Gymnopedie No. 1
Schumann - "Almost too serious" from Scenes from Childhood
Schubert - Impromptu Op. 90, No. 3
Debussy - Clair de Lune, Sarabande (from "Pour le piano")
Thomas Newman - Orchard House
Rachmaninoff - Prelude Op. 32 No. 10, Concertos 2 and 3, and basically his entire oeuvre
Scriabin - Impromptu Op. 12, No. 2

Yeah, uh. I'll stop now.
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Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 11:32 am    Post subject:

Chozart wrote:
ha Mozart's Requiem is pretty popular

how could not but love it?


I started tearing at piano lessons this morning. Dang Bach and his extravagant Baroque mastery.
I had asked my teacher if I could learn his 3-Voice Inv. No.2 or 4 or 7, and she played them out for me. Each freakin one made me tear, I had to turn away and pretend I was doing something else.
I chose the fourth ultimately, I'm not sure why... it's not my favorite either, but something about it..
A tru practitionah of Da FURY will nevah demonstrate such weakness. You bring shame to Da SDC.
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Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 11:33 am    Post subject:

Rachmaninoff's D minor concerto didn't put me to tears, but I'd like to post it here cuz it's the one piece that has made me feel all possible emotions the first time I listened to it.


Offtopic: Ravel's concerto for the left hand alone, the first time I actually listened to this piece, I nearly had to vomit. It made me feel sick, I don't know why, but I love this piece .
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Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 11:48 am    Post subject:

Goodbye to Romance- Ozzy Osbourne
Most of the beatles early stuff (makes me feel happy and sad at the same time)
Stevie Ray Vaughan playing Hendrix's Little Wing
Andres Segovia playing Tarrega's Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Horowitz
Frank Sinatra in his youth
Dee by Randy Rhoads
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