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Early music and choreographer suggestions for Olympic programs

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by Marco, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. Coco

    Coco Well-Known Member

    I wonder if the spins take a lot out of her or something. They aren't so brilliant that she HAS to end with a spin. She should try ending with her ch sequence.
  2. lilshorty

    lilshorty Active Member

    I would really like for Mao Asada to skate to Revolutionary Etude by Chopin.
  3. pinky166

    pinky166 #teamtrainwreck #teamdiva

    So she can do more marching? :p Cause everyone just seemed to love the marching in her FS this season :lol:
  4. pinky166

    pinky166 #teamtrainwreck #teamdiva

    Fairly certain Gatchinski is skating to the soundtrack not the ballet. I can understand some Russian and it said so on Russian threads.

    Jason's FS was beautiful and lyrical, but he should still get a new one and not recycle - he skated the program perfectly at JW anyways, so once a skater accomplishes that, I feel there is not much to gain from keeping a program another season. Plus Brown is such an engaging showman that I felt Liebestraume was a bit of a waste of that...snoozefest in general, a very pretty and lyrical one, however, did not compare to his Last Airbender program IMO, which I thought was all sorts of voidy and cool :inavoid: . I wanna see Brown bring the voids back next season, it will make him stand out more in seniors I think.

    Honestly I just hope we see no one skate to: Turandot, Tosca, Carmen, the overused parts of Swan Lake/Black Swan, Spartacus, and Rhapsody in Blue. Please and thank you.

    As far as I'm concerned, the voider the better, I wanna see skaters try new stuff and be edgy!
  5. Jun Y

    Jun Y Well-Known Member

    All I ever ask is for Daisuke Takahashi to go back to Miyamoto. The rest of the lot I don't care.
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  6. FSfan107

    FSfan107 Well-Known Member


    I think the music would work well for her.
  7. DustPuppyOI

    DustPuppyOI Well-Known Member

    Just looking again at the ISU guidelines for 2013-2014:
    Online metronomes: http://www.metronomeonline.com/, http://a.bestmetronome.com/
    So lessee

    Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ7z57qrZU8 clocks in at around 100 beats per minute (so it's only slightly off)

    TREASURE TROVE!!!!! (Music at 104 BPM)

    ETA: Can you believe Macarena is on the list?!?!?!?!
    ETA 2:
  8. Vagabond

    Vagabond Well-Known Member

    Early music?

    I'd love to see someone skate the lights out to Emma Kirkby singing something by Hildegard of Bingen. ;)
  9. dinakt

    dinakt Well-Known Member

    :) Maybe.
    Something like Monteverdi's "Pur te Miro" is not at all impossible; even has the required rhythmic change. Would love to see a Dance team going into that rep. Singing starts at 1:30.
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  10. Kasey

    Kasey Correcting President Trump's grammar on Twitter :)

    Would love to see V/T get thee to Camerlengo....
  11. rainbowkisses

    rainbowkisses Banned Member

    okay back to the subject
    am I the only one who is disappointed that no dance team danced the polka to 'in a persian market' this season?
  12. DustPuppyOI

    DustPuppyOI Well-Known Member

  13. DustPuppyOI

    DustPuppyOI Well-Known Member

  14. MR-FAN

    MR-FAN Kostner Softie

    I think Kostner would totally rock a program to the rites of spring. Despite the masterpieces she's had the past 3 seasons, this could become her signature program. Alternatively I'd love to see her do something with African-drumming beats and theme.

    Bolero for another season would work too :swoon:
  15. Moka-Ananas

    Moka-Ananas Man's Ruin

    I'd love for someone to use the soundtrack from "Tess" by Philippe Sarde. Tuktamysheva maybe?
    Nino Rota's soundtrack for "The Taming of the Shrew" could make a great and funny FP for a pair. D/R?
    The "Dangerous Liaisons" by George Fenton soundtrack could also make an awesome program for Pairs or Ice Dance.
    Another soundtrack nobody has ever used before is Amedeo Minghi's awesome work he did for "Fantaghirò aka The Cave of the Golden Rose". I think the whole soundtrack can be found on youtube. Minghi also did other soundtracks for other fairytale movies which are also pretty awesome.
    Some people also forget that pirate-themed programs do NOT have to be to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" soundtrack. In fact, there is a quite unknown mini-series called "Caraibi" or "Pirates: Blood Brothers". The series are not top-notch but the soundtrack is quite cool.
  16. parapluies

    parapluies Well-Known Member

    I LOVE Tess of the D'urbervilles! (although I prefer the 2008 BCC version to Roman Polaski's film). Maybe Tessa and Scott should dance to it? :lol::p
  17. Vagabond

    Vagabond Well-Known Member

    I'd like to see Denis Ten (or, failing that, Jeremy Ten) skate to music from the soundtrack of that Bo Derek movie, "10." Failing that, selections from "Nine" or even "8½" would do. Not "Seven," though.

    Last edited: Apr 1, 2013
  18. parapluies

    parapluies Well-Known Member

    :lol: Why not seven?
  19. Vagabond

    Vagabond Well-Known Member

    1. Too much of a markdown. :COP:
    2. Too creepy. :scream:
  20. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Yuzuru, Medvedeva, T&M, Shibs, P&C

    After listening to Schubert's serenade again, I think this music will be very good for Mao's SP.
  21. jiggs

    jiggs Well-Known Member

    I would love for someone to skate to something experimental by Chilly Gonzales. Or something more classical by Ludovico Enaudi. Both musicians are great and imo should be used more in skating!
  22. AlexDSSF

    AlexDSSF Member

    "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" by Cher (the rock version from 1987 and the version from Live! The Farewell Tour). I think that this could make for a spectacular free dance. Okay, perhaps not in time for 2014, but in the future. In fact, I'd like someone to skate to a Cher medley.
  23. Jun Y

    Jun Y Well-Known Member

    I think someone suggested Game of Thrones soundtrack for skating programs. Last night at Cherry Blossom (club competition in Virginia) I saw an intermediate girl's free skate to this music, and not a bad cut either. But it did confirm my suspicion that the music is NOT suitable for skating programs. I really can't think of a way to cut the theme music to fit the structure of a competitive skating program. Most notably, it lacks a climactic ending. However the non-theme segments are actually quite lovely.
  24. lola10

    lola10 Member

  25. aftershocks

    aftershocks Well-Known Member