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I think that Vltava by Bedrich Smetana is one of the best pieces ever written. You can just see the music flowing.Submitted by freedomnotincluded 
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I think that Vltava by Bedrich Smetana is one of the best pieces ever written. You can just see the music flowing.
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Carl Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’ gives me a headache. It’s so overplayed.Submitted by ghostscantcry 
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Carl Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’ gives me a headache. It’s so overplayed.
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I hate my standpartner more than anyone else I know.Submitted by anonymous
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I hate my standpartner more than anyone else I know.
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I think I have a weakness for jokes about Ravel&#8217;s Bolero ;) 

I think I have a weakness for jokes about Ravel’s Bolero ;) 

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I hate it when people who say they like Vivaldi have only heard the Four Seasons. Sure, they’re amazing, but he wrote so much more music that’s just as brilliant.Submitted by yuku-flan 
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I hate it when people who say they like Vivaldi have only heard the Four Seasons. Sure, they’re amazing, but he wrote so much more music that’s just as brilliant.
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A (Very) Young Composer Gets His Chance At The New York Philharmonic
^ Interview & excerpts of ’The Globetrotter’ By Milo Poniewozik

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I want &#8220;Dies Irae" (from Verdi&#8217;s Requiem) to play when I enter a room. Submitted by milanstevanov
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I want “Dies Irae" (from Verdi’s Requiem) to play when I enter a room. 
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Conduct, play and step inside a virtual Philharmonia Orchestra, joining 132 musicians and Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, performing one of the most spectacular pieces of music ever written. Universe of Sound is an extraordinary free interactive digital installation, allowing you to explore an orchestra from the inside out as they perform Holst’s The Planets. Using giant visual displays, touch screens, unconventional projecting surfaces, movement-based interaction and planetarium-style projections, you can take part as musicians, conductors, arrangers and composers.

Universe of Sound 
Science Museum in London; May 23 - July 8, 2012; FREE ADMISSION