Art Talk

Art Talk

There are 4 comments on the The Capital Times story from Feb 4, 2008, titled Art Talk. In it, The Capital Times reports that:

Art Talk: What is best classical love music for Valentine's Day? Jacob Stockinger - With Valentine's Day coming up next week, this past weekend found me wondering: What piece of music would be perfect to play ...

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Leon Cohen

United States

#1 Feb 4, 2008
The best piece of classical love music I know of is "Flos Campi" ("Flowers of the Field"), a hauntingly beautiful work by the great British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams for solo viola, wordless choir and chamber orchestra, inspired by the Bible's Song of Songs.
Dave in Cleveland


#2 Feb 4, 2008
Verklaerte Nacht by Schoenberg

Madison, WI

#3 Feb 5, 2008
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in D.
Satie: Trois Gymnopedies.
Debussy: Reverie.
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun.
Bizet: L'Arsienne Suite, Adagietto.
Bizet: Carmen Suite, Sequedilie.
Copeland: Appalachian Spring (conclusion).
Frederick Delius: Florida Suite, IV: At Night.
Mozart: Serenade for Winds.

United States

#4 Feb 5, 2008
Bolero. 20 minutes long. You get the two tunes in the first couple of minutes, then the rest is just tuned out while other things start to happen. If timed well, it's just about the right amount of time, if you know what I mean...

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