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« Reply #150 on: September 16, 2017, 12:41:03 PM »

Gophers football and classical music?
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« Reply #151 on: September 17, 2017, 03:10:02 AM »

Gophers football and classical music?

Why not? It was good enough for Charles Ives:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqsX4TnXtNw
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« Reply #152 on: September 22, 2017, 07:32:46 AM »

For the people of Puerto Rico   Cry

'Souvenir de Porto Rico' by Gottschalk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu0ff_fMMDU
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« Reply #153 on: September 23, 2017, 04:12:36 AM »

For the people of Puerto Rico 

This suitably melancholy piece is by Puerto Rico's foremost contemporary composer, Roberto Sierra:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q_VJkuxXQE

What a tragedy...
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« Reply #154 on: September 24, 2017, 03:20:17 AM »

Shostakovich leaves more questions than answers in this Chamber Symphony, as relevant a piece now as it was at the time of its composition in 1960:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjeyUPuqXyE

https://www.laphil.com/philpedia/music/chamber-symphony-op-110a-arr-bashai-dmitri-shostakovich
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« Reply #155 on: October 03, 2017, 05:04:54 AM »

Philip Glass has written some magnificent music, some of it extremely intimate and some wide-screen and
overpowering. Itaipu, a four-movement work for choir and orchestra, belongs to the last-named category:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNsVwBv_jcw

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itaipu_(Glass)
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