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classical music like this?

Old 03-11-10, 03:30 PM
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classical music like this?

im not into classical but i like this upbeat style in this song. is there anywhere i can look for the same kind of style? im just talking about the music. disregard the singing.

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Old 03-12-10, 05:42 AM
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Re: classical music like this?

To me this type of "classical" music is very movie soundtrack sounding to me and is reminiscent of Danny Elfman.
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Old 03-12-10, 09:11 AM
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Re: classical music like this?

1. Classical is an actual period of music & and there is nothing classical about what you linked.
2. If you mean "music with strings and/or full orchestra" I recommend the Romantic period, esp. the various nationalistic composers of the mid-late 1800s. The favorite of mine is Smetena and his work Ma Vlast.
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Old 03-12-10, 04:21 PM
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Re: classical music like this?

like i said im not into classical so thats the closest i could describe it as.
thanks i like the danny elfman not to into smetena.
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Re: classical music like this?

The instrumentation sounds like a string quartet, and the syncopations in it reminds me a bit of the music of Igor Stravinsky.

Here's some Stravinsky to see if it's close to what you're looking for:




Here's a bit more Stravinsky (ignore the WWII footage in this one and just listen to the music):




And a little bit more...



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