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i crossed over a song on the radio the other day in the car. I thought it was mozart - it was great ! then the singing started and i felt, well...but it was still realy good. i think it was called "martha" by the beatles. anyway, It put me in a good mood because traffic was bad....and yes, something's get better with music on - if you know what i mean !
Was it this song ?
Ummm, I have heard countless interpretations of Bach's cello suites in all kinds of instruments- including viola da gamba, and double bass.
Pierre Fournier's interpretation is by far the most accurate, lovely, danceable I have heard (just remember- those solo pieces were actually written as dance/lounge pieces!). Absolute magic.
Rostropovich is a rather distant second, and Janos Starker (he left us a few months ago) is technically perfect, but a tad dry, sentimentally-wise.
How could I forget Fournier? I agree, it is breathtaking but there is something in the way Jacqueline plays that always grabs me by the throat. It could be just me, I don't know, but it feels like she knew there wasn't much time to do what she had to do. Like a layer of pain, if I can describe it like that, something you can't really define. It's hard to explain.
ok.....its monday.....i burnt my pastry this morning.....and now you found that one song to lift me up....Thank You Pelli ! ( I think i'll play it again now !)
I'm guessing it's the piano part (classical) you like in Martha.
This also has such an intro :
I like to read a good book while I play chess. Preferably Shakespeare or sometimes a Donald Duck will do . Recently I lost a game reading Homer (Greece) because I missed a check during the bathroom scene , but what the heck , you can't have it all.
Instead of providing reduntant information about your highly developed and delicate taste of music , you could simply have asked : Is it legal to have a headphone on my head when playing chess in an OTB tournament ?
..... aaaahhhhtssssjjuuuuu ...
i play better when i listen to... pfren
and Pelly ? I listened to Frank Zapper. He's, uh, interesting to say it mildly. Kind of all over the place....like "whats coming next ?"
Well 'scuse me ma'am , name's Zappa .... Frank Zappa ma'am ......
Yes , he is unpredictable , that's what I like about him. And the music , oh the music and the lyrics. He is considered to be one of the best composers of the 20th century.
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