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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by trumpetdiva » Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:27 am

"The Universal Judgement" by Camile de Nardis

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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by bigcity » Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:15 pm

G. Mahler Symphony No. 2
G. Mahler Symphony No. 3
G. Mahler Symphony No. 5
S. Barber Symphony No. 1
N. Rimsky Korsakov Scheherezade
R. Strauss Alpine Symphony
R. Strauss Death & Transfiguration


As a brass player, these are my favorite. But the Adagietto from Mahler's fifth Symphony is pretty much the most beautiful piece of music I have ever heard.


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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by JazzGeek » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:20 am

It's Almost Gone by Russell Ferrante (YellowJackets)
Are You Going With Me by Pat Metheny
James by Pat Metheny
Goodbye by Darryl Williams
Central Park West by John Coltrane
A Child Is Born by Thad Jones
Menina Flor by Luiz Bonfa
Waltz For Debby by Bill Evans
If You Only Knew by Roger Meyers
Close To Home by Lyle Mays

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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by SarahNavarro » Thu Sep 03, 2009 8:23 am

bigcity wrote:G. Mahler Symphony No. 2
G. Mahler Symphony No. 3
G. Mahler Symphony No. 5
S. Barber Symphony No. 1
N. Rimsky Korsakov Scheherezade
R. Strauss Alpine Symphony
R. Strauss Death & Transfiguration


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I'm a big Mahler fan! =D those are great

I have to agree with the first post Shenandoah is an amazing piece along with October and Allerseelen.

-Shenandoah
-Alerseelen
-October
-Waltz no.2 ,Shostakovich

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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by musikteecher » Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:47 pm

For me it's gotta be ... O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM. THe chorall piece, or the band arrangement... both are simply GORGEOUS!!
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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by thaiguy20fromla » Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:35 pm

an arrangement of "Salvation is Created" by Tchesnokov
On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss by Holsinger
third movement of "Rikudim" by van der Roost, but because of the imagery our director interpreted as a "married couple's first dance"
and I actually thought that the first movement of Holst's First Suite was quite beautiful.

I guess this just my personal perceptions of beautiful...
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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by SMbooster07 » Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:22 pm

The most beautiful piece EVER written is John Cage's 4'33". Nothing even comes close. I encourage you all to purchase it from iTunes, or find a orchestra play it live. It's just life changing beautiful.

And really, "Horkstow Grange" from Grainger's "Lincolnshire Posy" is just amazing.

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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by Hostrauser » Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:44 pm

SMbooster07 wrote:The most beautiful piece EVER written is John Cage's 4'33". Nothing even comes close. I encourage you all to purchase it from iTunes, or find a orchestra play it live. It's just life changing beautiful.
Agreed. For added effect, I have 1996 Blue Devils right after it on my playlist. :tup:

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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by lowbrass89 » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:38 am

Third Symphony- James Barnes
La Fiesta Mexicana- H. Owen Reed
October- Eric Whitacare
Overture for Band- Felix Mendelssohn
Elsas Procession to the Cathedral- Richard Wagner
Toccata- Frescobaldi
1812 Overture- Tchaikovsky
Armenian Dances- Alfred Reed
Russian Christmas Music- Alfred Reed
Adagio for Strings- Samuel Barber
Mannin Veen- someone Mendelssohn (sorry I forgot the name of the composer)

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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by PGOK » Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:29 am

lowbrass89 wrote:
Mannin Veen- someone Mendelssohn (sorry I forgot the name of the composer)
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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by pitpercussion19 » Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:37 am

pieces i have personally played?
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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by vintagecrusher » Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:00 pm

Ticheli's rendition of Amazing Grace is a good one. We don't play very challenging music, but this is our list:

-Amazing Grace[Ticheli]
-Trail of Tears[Barnes]
-River of Life[Reineke]
-Where the Black Hawk Soars[Smith]
-A Christmas Festival[Anderson]

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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by mfisk » Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:01 pm

I saw one person put down Elsa's. Which is the second best ever.

The best ever is Grainger's Irish Tune. It will change the way you listen to music.
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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by Bakensobek707 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:19 am

For me, it's The Echo Never Fades by David Gillingham. I played the piano, and while in competition, playing that solo really made me feel the emotion on stage.

I do have to agree that Whatsoever Things is also a very beautiful piece. It's amazing how Camphouse takes one simple theme and inverts it, gives it motion, augments or diminishes it, and etc. Camphouse all around is one of my greatest inspirations for emotional compositions. :bow:
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Re: Most Beautiful Piece You've Ever Played

Post by Pathfinder » Wed May 11, 2011 10:08 am

O Magnum Mysterium

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