yes...oh yes....oooooh YES!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by ju33les, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. ju33les

    ju33les Member

    Was listening to an old recording of "Triumphant Rhapsody" in the car and in the
    Gerwin-esque slow part a certain chord "did it for me" ! ;)

    Got me thinking about other pieces that I have heard or played which have a trigger point for the shudders and raising the hairs on the back of the neck.........

    "Music" - after all the raucous stuff when it slows down to the "believes in me" bit........ooooh.

    "Cortege" from Pageantry - again, after the build up...that high note does it every time!!!

    Even Tam o Shanter has a moment ....... which could have been embarrasing on the contest stage!

    So, what pieces hit your spot???
  2. Roger Thorne

    Roger Thorne Active Member

    Resurgam for me: :tup the first opening chords and the molto rit bar before 25.

    'I shall rise again'

  3. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    Var IX of Variations is great!
  4. ju33les

    ju33les Member

    Wow...a whole variation's worth.......lucky you!;)
  5. The Cornet King

    The Cornet King Active Member

    Year of the dragon- The Middle movement after the opening Trom solo, the really quiet band section...then comes the huge crescendo and the few bars at the height of the crescendo! Fantastic.

    The ending quick bit of Music of the Spheres also 'does it for me' ;)

    The ending of Prague also makes me shudder too... :rolleyes:
  6. BigHorn

    BigHorn Active Member

    A good sop solo does it for me.
    The build up to the end of Philip Sparkes' Flowerdale on Peter Roberts Legend CD is a favourite.
  7. Jan H

    Jan H Moderator Staff Member

    I couldn't agree more
  8. ian perks

    ian perks Active Member

    James Cook Cicumnavigator just sheer pure magic:clap:
  9. Will the Sec

    Will the Sec Active Member

    Two Sparkey bits spring to mind.

    The slow section of Music for a Festival, and the third movement of The Four Noble Truths.

    Also, Elaine from Tintagel. If the Solo Trombone player nails the top Bb then applies the tenuto over the subsequent A and G in a rubato kinda way, the effect is spell binding.
  10. Sellers_Bird

    Sellers_Bird Active Member

    the cornet solo in shine as the light.... :rolleyes:
  11. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    According to someone on NYBB, a horn movement makes them ****** :eek:

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  12. ju33les

    ju33les Member

    "Who?", "Which movement?" and "What's that?" :biggrin:
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  13. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    In slow movements, any chord with the 6th in the bass is kinda lovely......

    EG: C major with A in bass.... F major with D in bass.... B major with G in bass.... etc. Have the right chord progression and this is such a hair standing moment.... I've used it in my latest composition come to mention it ;-) :lol:

    There's a moment in another piece that Goff Richards arranged and it really is something... several others as well....

  14. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    Who? Not saying?
    It was in Parade by Howarth!
    Was a badly spelled organism...
  15. Jan H

    Jan H Moderator Staff Member

    The choral in Ginnungagap... seeming emptiness , especially when it returns near the end of the piece...
    Those of you who haven't heard it yet, just wait until the Europeans. (hopefully it will make the highlights CD...)
  16. ju33les

    ju33les Member

    Timbone has just got back in from rehearsing "Fiddler on the Roof" (as MD) and he says to tell you that there is nothing at all in that which does it for him!

    ( The Cossack dancers would probably do it for me though!;) )

    However, the chord change between the 6th and 7th bars from the end of "Crimond" (Goff's)
    always makes him well up............................

    :)eek: Well up for what???)

    Message to Hubby...if you don't like the little additions your own comments!!!!!:biggrin:
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  17. HorniKaz

    HorniKaz Supporting Member

    Totally agree with that! Mmmmmm!!

    Also love Mattheson's Air by Gilbert Vinter!!

    In our recording of Diamond Heritage by Darrol Barry from Harrogate, there are quite a few bits as well, especially from the sop!

    Resurgam's opening bars as well - yup, good choice.

    Hymn To The Fallen by John Williams - all of it!!

    Reflections In Nature by Redhead

    & the ending of Chorale from Mahler's symphony no 3 as performed by us!!!!!
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  18. Just Crazy

    Just Crazy Member

    maybe tim could invite them down to parr? i'm sure we would have a full band rehersal for once!!!!!
  19. WoodenFlugel

    WoodenFlugel Moderator Staff Member

    For me the ending of Resurgam is pretty special y'know the big crescendo and then just dying away to the end...

    In fact a lot of Eric Ball's stuff has great "moments" in it - the "dawn" at the end of Journey Into Freedom up to the recapitulation (wow what a word!!) of the slow section where the piece just opens out - that does it for me everytime.

    The Interlude from Year of the Dragon too - great stuff.
  20. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    Laudate Dominum (Gregson)

    Letter M and each time that phrase ends.

    Letter P - I think it's the bass parts.

    Oh & Deep Harmony Roy Newsome's arrangement. Fabulous. [sigh]