After a post in another thread, I got to thinking about how some music can bring about such powerful emotions just on hearing it. I used to lay on my
back with headphones on and just get transported away, lost in the beauty of some of the music.
A favourite of mine is Ennio Morricone who has done some absolute masterpieces - the man is a genius!
Post your own favourites here to share.
Here are a few tracks to get started with that I find incredible to listen to.
On earth as it is in heaven - (main theme and variation of Gabriel's Oboe) from The Mission - Ennio Morricone
Gabriel's Oboe - from The Mission - Ennio Morricone
Casualties of War - from Casualties of War - Ennio Morricone
Cockey's Song - from Once upon a time in America - Ennio Morricone
Il Tramonto (The Sundown) - Ennio Morricone
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Music sings to the soul, the thread that holds us to the dream.
To hear the music is to step closer to the source.
to understand it and make it is to be like the creator itself.
music starts at 10secs in first video
edit on 10-6-2011 by sprocket2cog because: (no reason given)
Not sure if you intended this to be classical only, but part of this song is rather moving, in a -gaze / psychedelic kind of way. A dynamic change
occurs at minute mark 2:43 which is what I'm talking about...
I didn't intend to mean it should only be classical music - any music can move you. It's just that while I love all sorts of types of music, there
is something about the 'classical' ones I posted that make them stand above the others for me.
Music has a huge impact on human physiology and emotions. The rhythm developing from the beating heart. The melodies and scales from nature and the
harmonic overtone series. The overtone series is the frequency of waves in the compression and rarefication wake of a primary tone.
A music director in a college jazz course showed us how a song (happy birthday) played in a major scale can sound happy and bright, but that the same
song played in a minor scale sounded sad and ominous. Melodies played up the scale sound uplifting, while melodies descending the scale have the
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