Classical pieces with floral names...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by jameshowell, Jul 17, 2004.

  1. jameshowell

    jameshowell Active Member

    After seeing a competition in an article, I was wondering how large a list of titles of classical pieces we could get which had floral names...

    To get us started how about:

    Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies
  2. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    Lilly of the valley
    Maple Leaf Rag
    Where the praties grow
    To a Wild Rose
    Rose of Tralee
    Daisy, Daisy
  3. Kayleigh

    Kayleigh Member

    My Love is like a Red Red Rose!
    Floral Dance! Lol just had to put that in :oops:
  4. Janet Watkins

    Janet Watkins Member

    The Flower Duet

  5. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    English Country Garden
    In A Monastery Garden
    In A Chinese Temple Garden
    The Garden of Eden
    Star of Bethlehem
  6. ComposerAndy

    ComposerAndy Member

    Roses from the South
    The Floral Dance
    The flowers that bloom in the Spring
    Rose of England
  7. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    I've got a loverly bunch of coconuts :)
    Green Grow the Rushes O!
    The Green, Green Grass of Home
    The Holly and the Ivy
    Es ist ein Ros' Entsprungen
    Lavender Blue
    Come into the Garden Maud
    The Last Rose of Summer
    Lily the Pink
  8. Maestro

    Maestro Active Member

    Lincolnshire Posy
  9. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    Second Hand Rose
  10. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    Salvia Regina :)
  11. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    London Pride
  12. TuTuKu

    TuTuKu Active Member

    The Flower Duet

    The Flower Song

    The Blue Bells of Scotland (Is that bluebell as in bells that are blue, or the flower bluebell? :? )

    All the ground force ones.....
  13. drummerboy

    drummerboy Member

    Where have all the flowers gone? Does that count?
  14. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    Black Eyed Susan
  15. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    Rose of Sharon
    The Rose without a Thorn
    Will of the wisp
    The White Rose (Sousa)
    Wild Mountain Thyme
    Woodman, spare that tree
    The Woodchopper's ball
    Royal Parks
    The Beauty of the Barleyfield
    Blumine (dropped by Mahler from his 1st Symphony)
    Yellow Rose of Texas
    What the wild flowers tell me (from Mahler 3)
    When lilac last in the dooryard bloom'd (Hindemith)
    La fille aux cheveux de lin
    Five Blooms in a Welsh Garden
    Forest of Arden
    Forest of Dean
    The Big Apple
    Don't sit under the apple tree with anyone else but me
    Ebony concerto
    Pines of Rome
    Gladiolus rag
    Sycamore Rag
    Thistle Dance
    Tulip Parade
    Tulips from Amsterdam
    The Herbmaiden's Dance
    Flower of Scotland
    November Woods
    Mato Grosso - Forest highway (Gourlay)
    Lesser thorns (Golland)
    Legend: Willow Blossom
    Tit Willow
    Pineapple Poll
    Watching the Wheat
    Rainforest (from Windows of the World)
    When Iris(h) Eyes are Smiling :oops:
    Year of the (snap)dragon :?: :oops: :wink:
  16. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    And people accuse ME of having far too much time on my hands! ;-) :lol: :lol:
  17. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    You're sure you don't mean "thyme" :?: :wink:

    You'll have to blame it on the lack of forum activity over the weekend, leaving me with spare time one I've caught up on the outstanding posts :shock:
  18. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    And why not. (As Barry Norman used to say). There should be more threads like this in the fuschia..... ;-) :)
  19. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    Isn't this getting a bit silly? :p

    It's obvious the venerable Peter has nothing better to do in his dotage :wink:
  20. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    Should that have read 'Isn't this getting a bit lily?'
    ;-) :)

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