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Re: Classical. Funny, I was watching a video of Jeff Loomis doing a solo for instruction, and when he slowed it down it sounded very much like classical music. That seemed odd because it didn't sound like that at all when he was playing it at regular speed; there wasn't even a hint of it that I could pick up.

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yeah' date=' like symphony x and dream theater also, those bands have a lot of classical and baroque influence[/quote'] I don't know about Symphony X, but Dream Theater don't have a lot of classical influence. There's obviously Rudess, with his major influences from Chopin and Beethoven, but more clear influences are 80's heavy metal and 70's classic prog (particularly Rush), which again often is influenced a lot by classical, but also by psychedelic and experimental music. Jazz is also a great influence from time to time. Sorry.. D:
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Re: Classical. I personally feel there is a lot to be said for classical music, I quite like it, I also think classical instruments, when used well, can add a great deal to other genres of music, of course when it's being done just for the sake of it (Metallica - S&M) it sucks oh and sorry for getting a little off topic at the end there

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I really like classical music' date=' usually mostly when I'm sleepy tho :P[/quote'] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdT1Mw4QJT8 I can see myself sleeping to this. Classical music is such a soothing music and it could by no means have any sort of anger of power in it. On the subject, I have been obsessed with Rachmaninoff piano concerto number 2 lately IT FREAKIN PLAYS AUTOMATICALLY ON MY HEAD, and Rondo fantastique 'El contrabandista' by Liszt.
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Re: classical? Heh that was a sarcasm, I posted Dies irae from Verdi I really doubt ANYONE could sleep with such song playing. I have listened to holst in fact I wanted to post mars as an example, but since someone previously posted Jupiter, I thougt it would be better Verdi's composition.

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Metallisydän, I quite enjoy Mozart's Requiem as well, particularly the confutatis part, which really rocks out for a classical peice. I assume that by using the term, "classical," you mean to use it in the broad sense which includes early/mideavil music, barouque, classical, and romantic. Is more modern music like minaimalism included? My Favorite composers are Mozart, Beethoven, Grieg (I've been to his house), Wgner, Sibailious, Chopin, Berlioz, Shostakovitch, Paganini, Schubertm Schumann, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, Rimsky-Korsakov, Strauss, and some other, newer ones that I can't remember now and I'm not sure if they fit this thread. (BTW I LOVE classical music.)

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Metallisydän, I quite enjoy Mozart's Requiem as well, particularly the confutatis part, which really rocks out for a classical peice. I assume that by using the term, "classical," we mean to use it in the broad sense which includes early/mideavil music, barouque, classical, and romantic. Is more modern music like minaimalism included? My Favorite composers are Mozart, Beethoven, Grieg (I've been to his house), Wgner, Sibailious, Chopin, Berlioz, Shostakovitch, Paganini, Schubertm Schumann, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, Rimsky-Korsakov, Strauss, and some other, newer ones that I can't remember now and I'm not sure if they fit this thread. (BTW I LOVE classical music.)

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I hope I dont get insulted too much posting such a topic just few day after subscribing to this Metal forum, but anyway Id like to ear your opinions Right now I am really obsessed by italian baroque composers and lately at work I cant stop listening to this guys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1t8aLJcL7J4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLvbYKZVMyY and this is not baroque but Verdi is a PURE METAL pioneer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW1Uc-grcMs

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