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Lickety Britches 08-06-2011 03:58 AM

what is this piano song?!
 
ok so im watching the movie "Ray" and he starts playing this classical piano song (not one of his own) and ive heard it before but i dont know what it is. if anyone is familiar with the movie, its the part where where he just tells mary ann that he wrote a solo for her. she begins arguing with Margie and in the background ray is playing this dark sounding piano tune. ive heard it plenty of times, but i dont know what it is, can anyone help me out? i tried to find a video but i cant find one : /

GRUNTERSDAD 08-06-2011 04:11 AM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
Sound track



The following songs were used in the film:

"Every Day I Have the Blues"
"Baby, Let Me Hold Your Hand"
"Mess Around"
"I Got a Woman"
"Hallelujah, I Love Her So"
"Drown in My Own Tears"
"What Kind of Man Are You?"
"Mary Ann"
"Leave My Woman Alone"
"Night Time Is the Right Time"
"I Believe To My Soul"
"What'd I Say"
"Georgia on My Mind"
"Hit the Road Jack"
"Unchain My Heart"
"You Don't Know Me"
"I Can't Stop Loving You"
"Bye Bye Love"
"Born to Lose"
"Hard Times (No One Knows Better Than I)"
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Lickety Britches 08-06-2011 04:15 AM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
those are his songs yes, but there was a song he was playing on that part before the argument arose that isnt his, its a slow dark sounding classical piece i believe.

GRUNTERSDAD 08-06-2011 04:17 AM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
Sorry. I would have to waatch the movie again.

TheGroceryman 08-08-2011 04:05 AM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
That would be the Moonlight Sonata Movement 1 by Beethoven.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT7_IZPHHb0

Lickety Britches 08-08-2011 04:12 AM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
ah! thank you so much!

mediocrefunkybeat 08-08-2011 04:14 AM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
I'm not quite sure how you've could've got quite through life with some musical interest and not know what it was!

Lickety Britches 08-11-2011 08:40 AM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
i agree, its quite embarrassing, truth is though, im 20, never had kind of classical training, i wish i did. i wish i was knowledgeable of all the real deal classical composers, but im just not : /

mediocrefunkybeat 08-11-2011 05:29 PM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
Im 23! In all seriousness start off with Handel and work forward from there.

chaymus 08-11-2011 05:47 PM

Re: what is this piano song?!
 
I have a hard time with names of musicians, songs, albums, actors, acquaintances. I don't think some people are wired to know the liner notes of everything they hear without some training. Most of my favorite albums that I've listened to literally hundreds of times I couldn't tell the track list in complete. It's somewhere between trivia and really useful information for me. In terms of music enjoyment that stuff is trivial, in terms of communicating ideas to other musicians it's certainly detrimental.

My classical and jazz knowledge is terrible, but for the last couple years I've listened to them more than any other genre. Is it better to hear the feel and the sound and have no knowledge of the people or groups' variations? Or to build a network of resources to get there?

Breadth first search versus depth first imo.


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