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Postby TomServo » Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:32 pm

Whats wrong with Mozart Requiem k.626?
anything worth doing is worth overdoing..

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Postby tamarakay » Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:06 am

Heck i can't even get everyone in my HOUSE to cooperate for an hour. and there's only kenman and me there.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:19 am

Eric wrote:
bud buddah wrote:And yeah, I've never really been a big fan of dead composers either


Oh- I love dead composers, I'm just not a big Tchaikovsky fan. 1812 is nice, but waaaaaaaaaaaay overplayed. It's like no one else ever wrote something dramatic.

To me sunrise is more Bruckner's Symphony #4. Nice build, dramatic but with soft interludes. Love this symphony- however, it's not the playa at all. It may be Yggy's hof, but it's definitely not the playa


(Yggy's hof might actually be more "Finlandia" by Sibelius)

I'm with Eric here. Classical music is wonderful. I"m pretty much talking about the "old chestnuts" here and not the stuff you need to have a lot of musical knowledge in order to enjoy. A symphony can go from a little flute or violin solo and build up to a cresendo with brass blaring and timpani booming in ways that are so right and so beautiful. You might be throwing out a lot of baby with that bathwater.
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Postby Eric » Thu Dec 23, 2010 3:54 pm

ygmir wrote:
Eric wrote:(Yggy's hof might actually be more "Finlandia" by Sibelius)


*heading to youtube these suggestions*

speaking of said Hof.

I'm not so cultured.......but, I do love Wagner...........


[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fgwr3wrenkQ[/youtube]

I love this Symphony. It just feels like the Far North, rolling drama and quiet beauty. Awww, I'm getting mushy over music.
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Postby ygmir » Thu Dec 23, 2010 5:06 pm

that is awesome, Eric, thanks.
This is where, my lack of culture and higher education kick in. I've not been exposed to much classical.
Well, if you come up to a camp out, at the Hof this summer, lets set up some speakers and play it.......it'd be nice.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:01 pm

I got to hear MTT and the San Francisco Symphony do the violin concerto a couple of years ago. Good stuff.
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Postby Eric » Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:11 pm

ygmir wrote:This is where, my lack of culture and higher education kick in. I've not been exposed to much classical.


I was lucky- my dad loves classical music & pre-60's jazz (especially dixieland), so I was exposed to it early on. My older brother had no interest, but I loved it & made my dad take me to concerts & the symphony & Jazz in the Park when I was 8-9-10 years old.

Luckily I have a hubby that loves it as much as me so we have a lot of classical around the house.

Don't worry- I'm already hoping to make a Hof visit with a friend of mine this summer- we'll bring some fine liquors & a lovely classical selection and watch the clouds roll by with you!

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Postby gyre » Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:14 pm

I have a lot of dixieland.

I was at the founding meeting of the Memphis Jass and Blues Club too.

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Postby ygmir » Thu Dec 23, 2010 7:22 pm

Eric wrote:
ygmir wrote:This is where, my lack of culture and higher education kick in. I've not been exposed to much classical.


I was lucky- my dad loves classical music & pre-60's jazz (especially dixieland), so I was exposed to it early on. My older brother had no interest, but I loved it & made my dad take me to concerts & the symphony & Jazz in the Park when I was 8-9-10 years old.

Luckily I have a hubby that loves it as much as me so we have a lot of classical around the house.

Don't worry- I'm already hoping to make a Hof visit with a friend of mine this summer- we'll bring some fine liquors & a lovely classical selection and watch the clouds roll by with you!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcNO1Pf789w&feature=related[/youtube]


this, I will look forward to.
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Postby Bob » Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:14 pm

In '97 a friend of mine played Caruso 78s on a wind-up Victrola, early in the week before all the ravefucks showed up.

Then all the ravefucks showed up.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:43 pm

i have a bitchin' "ave maria" remix you GOTTA hear...
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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slhhg8sI6Ds[/youtube]


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Postby The CO » Sun Dec 26, 2010 10:52 am

neon tetra wrote:b) It's actually in the rules they give you upon entrance. Not the BRC Survival Guide, but one of the other sheets. No music or generators for an hour before & during the Temple burn.


Received at the gate: What Where When & a news daily. No sheet of rules.

So, it's a rule that is not listed in the document listing rules? Rather, it's on a list of rules that no one seems to have ever seen?

Must be that same list that explains clearly what the "spirit of Burning Man" is.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:01 am

neon tetra wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:
neon tetra wrote:Heck, I'd be happy if everyone actually shut off their music & generators for an hour before & during the temple burn. It's in the rules, but not everyone does it.



yes, NT, where in the "RULES" does it state this?


or are you just blowing dust out of your ass again?


a) I thought you 'plonked' me.

b) It's actually in the rules they give you upon entrance. Not the BRC Survival Guide, but one of the other sheets. No music or generators for an hour before & during the Temple burn.



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Postby neon tetra » Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:54 am

I believe it's been on the 'tip sheet' for the last 2 years.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 26, 2010 12:01 pm

you BELIEVE?


my, there's a back-peddle.



i've got the tip sheet in my hot little hands, should i scan it and post it?
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 26, 2010 12:05 pm

seriously, you can just admit that you are wrong NT.


i do it all the time, it's no big deal....you we're mistaken, confused perhaps.


on drugs at the time, delusional.


whatever, it does not matter, but what does matter is there is no rule or tip anywhere on any sheet that you were given that states what you state it states.

so there....neener, neener poo poo.


edited for proper punctuation, because you know how that shit bothers me.
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Postby neon tetra » Sun Dec 26, 2010 1:00 pm

I am 100% certain it was listed on one of the handouts they give you on the way in. Is that better?

Do you have a full scan of the tip sheet?
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 26, 2010 1:09 pm

well then, you are 100% wrong then, fool.


and yes, i do have the tip sheet, both sides...and it is not there...

i have EVERY thing they handed out and it is not there.

you are worse than Fonzie, the man who cant say he was "WRONG".


get over yourself, winkler.

http://www.burningman.com/preparation/tip_sheets/

the last one available was 2008, but you'll just have to trust me little blue fish, it aint changed much...


now.....where were we.....right...admitting a mistake vs. rat in corner flailing madly.
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Postby Elorrum » Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:05 pm

ygmir wrote:that is awesome, Eric, thanks.
This is where, my lack of culture and higher education kick in. I've not been exposed to much classical.
Well, if you come up to a camp out, at the Hof this summer, lets set up some speakers and play it.......it'd be nice.

*perk* so can do that. been looking at a 100W board, DC powered.

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Postby ygmir » Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:17 pm

Elorrum wrote:
ygmir wrote:that is awesome, Eric, thanks.
This is where, my lack of culture and higher education kick in. I've not been exposed to much classical.
Well, if you come up to a camp out, at the Hof this summer, lets set up some speakers and play it.......it'd be nice.

*perk* so can do that. been looking at a 100W board, DC powered.


*swoon*...........
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:57 pm

lets talk about soy milk, to avoid this thread...
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Dec 26, 2010 6:28 pm

Ha. You can't get the half dozen people on this thread to cooperate for five internet minutes.

I don't know how this went south, but I assume it's an ugly story.
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Postby ygmir » Sun Dec 26, 2010 6:37 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:lets talk about soy milk, to avoid this thread...


I've never understood soy milk in tea............
and, IIRC, "chai" means "tea" in Czech.

isn't there some sort of estrogen thing with soy?

Firemoose might know.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 26, 2010 7:41 pm

YGGY!


there are rules against soy milk in chai.


i read it in the survival guide, or maybe the tip sheet....I'm 110% certain it curdles.
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Postby ygmir » Sun Dec 26, 2010 7:46 pm

crap!! It was so dark while I was listening to the "survival guide on CD" that I heard it wrong.

I thought the rule was against boy milk, in China.
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Postby Elorrum » Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:01 pm

ygmir wrote:crap!! It was so dark while I was listening to the "survival guide on CD" that I heard it wrong.

I thought the rule was against boy milk, in China.


it was backwards masked... you need the vinyl to really get the rules right.

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Postby neon tetra » Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:41 pm

The quiet hour before & during the temple burn was 100% on one of the items that they gave out at the gate in 2009. I know this for certain b/c that's the year we had neighbors blasting dubstep & we noticed that they didn't observe the rule.
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