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Classical Composers (part 3)

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Topic: Classical Composers (part 3)
Posted By: Stool Man
Subject: Classical Composers (part 3)
Date Posted: April 14 2013 at 02:58
All were born in the eighteenth century, but which do you prefer?

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Posted By: zeqexes
Date Posted: April 14 2013 at 06:45
Beethoven for me


Posted By: ExittheLemming
Date Posted: April 14 2013 at 07:01
I'm completely lost until you get to the 20th century alas.....


Posted By: TheGazzardian
Date Posted: April 14 2013 at 08:27
I'm surprised this is the shortest list yet, but, Mozart for me.

Posted By: presdoug
Date Posted: April 14 2013 at 10:04
Beethoven, "the Shakespeare of Music"
    Just about the most important, progressive, and pivotal composers from any period.

If you have nothing, you have everything.

Posted By: The T
Date Posted: April 14 2013 at 10:21
Again, the second place in my sig tells my answer. Followed by Ludwig. Followed by Franz Peter and Franz Joseph


Posted By: lucas
Date Posted: April 14 2013 at 11:22
Schubert for me.

"Magma was the very first gothic rock band" (Didier Lockwood)

Posted By: Moogtron III
Date Posted: April 15 2013 at 14:19
Beethoven just before Mozart.

Posted By: BaldFriede
Date Posted: April 16 2013 at 06:34
I voted for Schubert, even before Beethoven and Mozart. His "Winterreise" moves me so much. Haydn was, according to Leonard Bernstein, the greatest musical joker of them all, by the way, and I have to agree there. Who says classical music has to be serious always?


BaldJean and I; I am the one in blue.

Posted By: wilmon91
Date Posted: April 17 2013 at 14:21
Beethoven. I guess.

Posted By: Polymorphia
Date Posted: April 17 2013 at 15:52
There is no guessing with Beethoven Tongue

Posted By: Bitterblogger
Date Posted: April 17 2013 at 16:05
Showing some love for Weber, surely the most overlooked Classical/Romantic transition composers. Great operas, concerti, and dance music.

Posted By: presdoug
Date Posted: April 17 2013 at 17:10
I love Weber's piano concertos, especially

If you have nothing, you have everything.

Posted By: Bitterblogger
Date Posted: April 17 2013 at 17:15
^Number 1 especially. I've even heard the 3rd movement as filler on CSPAN between programs.

Posted By: presdoug
Date Posted: April 17 2013 at 17:27
There are great recordings of Number 1 with Peter Rosel and Roland Keller on piano

If you have nothing, you have everything.

Posted By: markosherrera
Date Posted: April 17 2013 at 22:48

Hi progmaniacs of all the world

Posted By: Mr. Mustard
Date Posted: April 18 2013 at 10:17


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