Wagner wants SP music suggestions

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  1. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    I can't tell her what music to use, but can we start a list of all of the cliché music that she shouldn't use? I think we had a thread for that....
     
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    I'd love to see her skate to the black swan variation from swan lake, I think she could pull it off beautifully.
     
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    Thank god.

    The Concerto for Constipated Violins was really getting on my nerves two seasons in a row.
     
  6. haribobo

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    One other music choice and program I loved was Naomi Nari Nam's SP from 2000, called Where Eagles Dare.
     
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    Seconding that, and also suggesting the music (the aria or the dance music) for Tatiana's letter-writing scene.
     
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    Cuban Overture by Gershwin, or Alborada del Gracioso (orchestral version) by Ravel.
     
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    On her latest video, she mentioned wanting something more upbeat and happy, a change from the dramatic, dark music she's used for the past couple of seasons.

    I actually love Once Upon a Time in America, but I can't wait to see something new from her next year.
     
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    "A little peace with bombs and villians all around" by Deastro

    "Thunderbird" by Hans Zimmer (Thelma & Louise) ETA: um, not upbeat

    Fur Elise

    Un Sospiro by Liszt - I know Mirai is using a tiny piece of this, but a) the choreo to that part was not good and b) someone should skate to this exclusively)
     
  13. eusebius

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    Rachmaninov Prelude in G minor op. 23 no. 5
    I don't recall anyone ever skating to this ... it's fantastic, combining power and lightness. Nothing like the 'Bells of Moscow' prelude.
    It's about 4 minutes ... I think it could be cut as an SP quite effectively.

    or even more upbeat:
    Etude Tableau in E flat, op. 33 no. 7 ... this one's not quite long enough but the editors out there seem quite creative ...
     
  14. MikiAndoFan#1

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    I was just about to post this. :) Ashley's 2008/2009 SP was absolutely gorgeous and I would love it if we saw more programs like this one from her.
     
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    Oh - upbeat! Bach's Cantata 169 (piano, not harpsichord). Otherwise known as "God Alone Should Have My Heart."
     
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    I used to play that in high school (though not nearly that well)! I love it, but do you really think it would work for skating? The tempo might be a bit much. . . .
     
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    It does have some fast licks in it, but I don't think the basic tempo of the 4/4 is any faster than a lot of other things ... only marginally faster than the ubiquitous Rach 2 first movement, for example.
     
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    I used to play that too! It's probably my favorite piano repertoire, and I'm sure it could work for figure skating, with its quick and lyrical portions.
     
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    I'm surprised she's continuing.

    Getting rid of her perpetual 2-foot landing is more important than finding a piece of music.
     
  20. eusebius

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    I'm working on it now myself :eek:
    Another one I just love is the previous one in the set
    Prelude in D major op. 23 no 4
    I just finished memorizing it (well sort of, I'm still having slips :slinkaway)
    At 4:20 in length it would make a great long program!
     
  21. Jenna

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    Nobody asked for your input.



    I really, really was looking forward to seeing Ashley's "Kashmir" program. I wish she could reprise that one!
     
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    Just about anything by Courtney Love would probably work. ;)
     
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    Baltar's Dream composed by Bear McCreary. It would take skating with a lot of passion as it builds to a fury towards the end.

    For something softer and with less tension to the music,

    Primavera composed by Ludovico Einaudi (some may recognize this from the trailer from The Reader - primarily the section that begins at around 2:15). It would definitely have to be edited down for time as the entire piece is over 7 minutes.
     
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    Anything by Gabriela y Rodrigo!
     
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    I wouldlove to see her skate to SENTIMENTAL WALTZ. I love thst piece of music and think the slow and nuanced music might help her to reduce the kind of frantic pace she sets for herself.
     
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    Someone mentioned the musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" in another thread. The music from that 1967 film is upbeat, and might be the different kind of style that Ashley would enjoy skating to.
     
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    East of Eden, it seems to work for everyone.
     
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    I really think this would work for her:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-JA0GL5fwU

    It's Myrskyluodon Maija (Stormskärs Maja) by Lasse Mårtenson. Could someone with a twitter account please post it to her? :)