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Sunday, September 27, 2009

Sunday Music Blogging

Here is some heartbreakingly beautiful Russian music.

I've played this. Not a lot for the trombones to do - but it has to be there, and it has to be right.

1 comment:

J said...

Heartbreakingly, that's true.

Some Russian muzak moves me: Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet. Wow. Also Scriabin's piano musick---rather difficult as well. That cool section of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring like where the dinosaurs die in Fantasia...

They tend to be tearjerkers, however