LOUD

Discussion in 'Orchestra / Solo / Chamber Music' started by wiseone2, Feb 27, 2005.

  1. wiseone2

    wiseone2 Artitst in Residence Staff Member

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    My favorite loud moment is the Mahler Sixth lick accompanied by the log.
    Hmm....we could bring in the guys from the WWF to do guest shots on log :evil:
     
  2. Manny Laureano

    Manny Laureano Utimate User

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    My favorite is the overflowing of the Rhine accompanied by the gong at the end of Gotterdammerung (forgive the missing umlauts... too lazy this morning to go to separate language "keyboard"). I used to sit right in front of the gong in the pit in Seattle. I loved every vibration of that thing.

    ML
     
  3. Jeroen Jongeling

    Jeroen Jongeling Pianissimo User

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    Manny,

    I know what you mean. I just finished two months of Götterdämmerung two weeks ago. That finale is fantastic. The conductor had us stand up in the pit playing that passage. Never knew I could play so loud on a rotary :oops: . I had to work like a madman to keep up with my colleagues on first and second chair! Never really liked the Wagner music, untill I played this opera. So much music going on, wow!
    My favourite "loud" passage is in the Shostakovich 11th symphony. I don't remember which movement, but you can't miss it. One of my favourite Shostakovich symphonies, together with the fourth and seventh.

    Jeroen.
     
  4. tpter1

    tpter1 Forte User

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    My personal favorite is the ending of the Mahler 2nd...makes me breathe funny every time!
     

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