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What classical would you suggest to a rock fan

Discussion in 'Classical Music' started by Cannons Ahoy, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. Lo Pan

    Lo Pan Indeed!

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    I'm iffy on reposting the Youtube of it because of copyright, but:

    Martha Argerich playing the three parts of "Gaspard de la Nuit" by Maurice Ravel

    You will really love this performance if you like dark, melodic rock!
     
  2. don1960lp

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    IMO this is quite simply the greatest classical composition for guitar. I got to see it performed by Angel Romero
    with the San Diego symphony about 10 years back. Goosebumps man.

    I'd also recommend Stravinsky's Firebird Suite for rock fans. Yes use to use this as background music prior to starting their shows back in the 70s.

     
  3. Reido

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    Beethoven piano sonata no. 8 "Pathetique"

    Jethro Tull did a jazzed up version of the lst movt at their Carnegie Hall concert. You can hear it on the Living In The Past album. But I recommend the full piano rendition. It's usually found on a CD combined with the Moonlight, and Apassionata sonatas.
     

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