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What is the Most Boring song you have had to play?

Post by EMT-911 » Thu Mar 17, 2005 9:15 pm

What is the Most boring song you have ever had to play???

Mine is Corscian Litany(evil and slow song!!!)
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Post by Hostrauser » Fri Mar 18, 2005 7:30 am

Pomp and Circumstance March #1 (Elgar)

Nothing else comes close.

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Post by EMT-911 » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:53 pm

Phantom Phan wrote:Pomp and Circumstance March #1 (Elgar)

Nothing else comes close.



I could not agree more, I had totaly forgotten about that one.

Another one is Chant And Jubilo, it is the most boring piece for the low brass :!:
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Boring?

Post by PGOK » Sat Mar 19, 2005 9:26 am

There is no boring music, only boring people. :^^:

Seriously....

Corsican Litany is a wonderful piece, but you have to get into the story and play it with the emotion it dictates. Col. Arnald Gabriel programed it frequently, if it's good enough for him it's good enough for me.

Pomp and Circumstance #1 is boring IF you are playing some terrible arrangement of the trio melody that repeats over and over and over and over and over and over and over. I know I've had to play or conduct it every year (sometimes twice) since 1970. Don't even think about not doing it, hot tar can be painful. Because of my bad experiences, I often have to "rediscover" it.

Chant and Jubilo? I hate to see people evaluate a piece of music based on their individual part.

Yes, I know this is all a matter of individual taste. My ultimate point is to not dismiss a piece of music as "boring" unless you have really explored what the music is about. :D
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Post by LovableSheep » Sat Mar 19, 2005 8:36 pm

Pomp and Circumstance definetly is boring if you have to repeat it over and over. So far the record for our annual performance of it at graduation is 12 minutes I think.

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Re: Boring?

Post by Jakob der ludner » Sat Mar 19, 2005 10:30 pm

PGOK wrote:There is no boring music, only boring people. :^^:
I agree. I've never been completely bored with a piece of music, ever since someone that did a clinic with us said "When you think you really know a piece, that's when you're in trouble". So ever since then, I've been trying to look for something interesting in ALL the music we play, boring or not. Though I must say "Christmas on Parade" and our arrangement of "You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch" really tested my patience, but they didn't look like serious music in the first place.
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Post by musiclife » Sat Mar 19, 2005 10:36 pm

boring songs i tend to forget..................

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Post by altohack » Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:54 pm

i kind of like it when i have a boring part for a song or two, so i can listen to everyone else...
for example, when i first started playing, we had a song called Aztec Sunrise, where we repeated the same note of E in the pattern quarter, quarter, half for 26 bars or so. Although this seemed like the most boring thing in the world, it was really amazing to see the way the melody built, moving from flutes, to trumpets, to clarinets and see a countermelody form.
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Post by vmbronco » Sun Mar 20, 2005 1:23 pm

We have this thing where all the feeder schools for our school come and play a concert, and one of the songs we all play together. Obviously it is very boring, because the elementry kids have to play it as well. It's called "Heroes of the galaxy". The event is pretty kool, but, as you can tell from the name, that song is pretty lame
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Post by EMT-911 » Sun Mar 20, 2005 4:24 pm

LovableSheep wrote:Pomp and Circumstance definetly is boring if you have to repeat it over and over. So far the record for our annual performance of it at graduation is 12 minutes I think.

I think we have pushed 15-20 minutes before!!! :?
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Post by clarinet_j » Thu Mar 24, 2005 4:48 pm

Penguin Gunner wrote:Another one is Chant And Jubilo, it is the most boring piece for the low brass :!:
Hehehe, it wasn't boring when I played it! :P

One piece that can be boring for the clarinet though, is The Tempest.

Actually, I agree that music can't really be boring.. unless it's played by a band that plays without any kind of expression.
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Post by BariSx_G » Fri Mar 25, 2005 3:59 pm

Penguin Gunner wrote:
Phantom Phan wrote:Pomp and Circumstance March #1 (Elgar)

Nothing else comes close.



I could not agree more, I had totaly forgotten about that one.

Another one is Chant And Jubilo, it is the most boring piece for the low brass :!:
I think NOT! I loved Chant and Jubilo. I loved my part (bari sax).

Pomp and Circumstance, however, is a totally different story... It didn't matter whether I played alto or bari sax for that song; I still hated it!!

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evil song

Post by liberatemenow » Thu Apr 07, 2005 10:43 am

conversations with the night is the worst song on the clarinet there is like amillion bars of rest!!!! so slow and drawn out too!!!
I catch in my throat
Choke
Torn into pieces
I won't - No
I don't want to be this
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She is everything to me
The unrequited dream
A song that no one sings

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Post by musiclife » Thu Apr 07, 2005 3:39 pm

hot cross buns........................ lol

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Post by lowbrass89 » Thu Apr 07, 2005 11:13 pm

nothing is boring realy. If you pay attention to whats goign on around you its interestign then jsut waiting for your part. I think thats what makes it boring for msot people. I use to be like that before and would get bored easily. Now im never bored
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