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Your program music ideas for specific skaters or in general (competitive programs)

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by Sylvia, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. Cyn

    Cyn Well-Known Member

    As twisted as this may sound, I would absolutely love to see a program done to the original music score by Anne Dudley from the movie American History X.

    Because of the subject matter of this movie, one might think the soundtrack would be inappropriate, but the following tracks could make for an amazing FS, provided the skater could pull of the emotional intensity required.

    We Are Not Enemies (Track 14)

    Two Brothers (Track 15)

    Storm Clouds Gathering (Track 16)

    …And my favorite:

    Benedictus (Track 17)

    Hauntingly beautiful orchestral music that can bring tears to one's eyes.
  2. Bryan

    Bryan Active Member

  3. Diyoris

    Diyoris New Member

  4. aftershocks

    aftershocks Well-Known Member

    ITA, that there is so much more music to choose from, and that Tomas' style seems suited to jazz numbers -- of course he can skate to anything. Tomas' rockin' exhibition number to MJ at 2009 Worlds to me was co-opted by Morozov for Amodio. Of course they took the concept and made it work in a different way for Amodio, but most assuredly, it was Tomas' exuberant, cheeky cool spot-on exhibition number in 2009 that was inspirational.

    I've mentioned before that I'd love to see Tomas skate to music from the Steve McQueen Bullitt soundtrack (it's jazz composed by Lalo Schifrin-- he's famous for the score to the 1960s tv series, Mission Impossible)

    A couple of samples from the Bullitt score:



    Also, music from The Thomas Crown Affair soundtrack, a movie that also starred Steve McQueen -- I think Tomas exhibits a similar macho cool.
  5. azurika

    azurika New Member

  6. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

    BTW, Sarah and Drew's 4/13 "Inside Edge" blog includes this 2011-12 music scoop (Stephen Carriere):
    Any guesses on the (US?) lady skating to "Black Swan"? ;)
  7. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

    My guess would be either Alissa (assuming that she's not retiring after Worlds) or Mirai Nagasu. Another possibility might be Christina Gao.
  8. Debbie S

    Debbie S Well-Known Member

    Caroline Zhang?
  9. pinky166

    pinky166 #teamtrainwreck #teamdiva

    Maybe Christina. I remember PJ Kwong writing an article back in the summer describing Christina as a "steel butterfly", so black swan would fit in that image. My second guess would be Ashley Wagner, I think that piece would suit her very well. I doubt it's Alissa considering Worlds hasn't taken place yet.
  10. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

    On second thought, Alissa may be too gentle to skate the Black Swan portion. I forgot about Ashley. Good guess!
  11. chipso1

    chipso1 Well-Known Member

    Ashley Wagner :sekret:
  12. Holley Calmes

    Holley Calmes Well-Known Member

    Ashley Wagner is the ONLY US female I could see skating to black swan music. Her use of the Spartacus ballet score inpressed me two years ago. Alissa is Odette, and anyone else is too sweet and young in presentation to be Odile. Ashley could do it. She has a boldness about her, an attack that is necessary.
  13. pinky166

    pinky166 #teamtrainwreck #teamdiva

    Mirai could be Odile too. And like I said, Christina could maybe pull it off with her angular lines and powerful jumps. Alissa has already skated to "Swan Lake" and "The Swan" so I sort of think she wouldn't do yet another swan program.
  14. millipied

    millipied New Member

  15. Eris

    Eris New Member

  16. Nmsis

    Nmsis Well-Known Member

    I don't usually put this here but for once ...
    95 % is without lyrics.

    Michel Legrand
    Come Ray Come Charles http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrSOuj1CNM0
    Di-Gue-Ding-Ding http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3GYPocJRdM
    Noix de Coco http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeDuyNBeu6w

    Baby I'm Yours http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGwYzmwoccQ

    Trombone Shorty
    Hurricane Season http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoZhBKZhmT4
    Backatown http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neX7a1I6r04
    Neph http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kL6iPk3x91Y

    Slowdown http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utMbeQrQo8A
    Otherwise http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suFUPQGc06s
    Aqualung http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41ulUU0SLvU
    Charango http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmqEfKQhSss&feature=related
    What New York Couples Fight About http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6kdYMO0d1o
    Get Along http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBZXc_N6364
    Public Display of Affection http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7QCL-y5hl8
    The Great London Traffic Warden Massacre http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcXnPkGj5dU

    Barbapapa's Groove http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q4aj_te-dw&playnext=1&list=PLC7C115AAC3766AA0
    Baiao Destemperado http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNspcLHuRHg

    Georges Delerue
    La Nuit Américaine : Le Grand Choral http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4ebiTEBLPs
    Le Mépris : Thème de Camille http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLyriDHJU2M
    Comptes à rebours : Adagio http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GU28_O279s
    Dien Bien Phu : Le Concerto de l'Adieu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vu46hLLqFyI

    Armand Amar
    Home : Pt III http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGB5hMGU2UA&playnext=1&list=PLEB29EB4A7F5FF0CF
    Home : Life 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYf1EeSQCz4
    Home : Black Gold http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTw46P8LqlI
    Home : Whales http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcDZBjM0vDg
    Home : Murderous Catch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhcBAFde2LU
    Home : Dubai http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10-KwiH0H_M
    Home : The Dead Seas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MePBlO0dAM4
    Home : Faster and Faster http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMRJb8nsa6c&playnext=1&list=PLEB29EB4A7F5FF0CF
    Home : Rake The Forest http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfJhwzg_DYM
    Le Premier Cri : City of Birth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpBSTnrE2Sk

    François de Roubaix
    Le Samourai se remixe http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cK_jsTT4IL0
    Adieu l'Ami http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2OAw4Ia-20
    Dernier Domicile Connu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ2FURhZgy8&feature=related
    Tante Zita http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYeKpzsTxFI&feature=related
    Bénédicte http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QserQQwOw5A&feature=related
    L'Homme Orchestre http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGYnQ85sLJ0

    Bruno Coulais
    Vidocq - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tI4IFSbUnzY
    Le Peuple Migrateur - Le Retour des Grues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bGSI3nN8k4&feature=related
    Le Peuple Migrateur - Vers le Nord http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kK5QQbKMxE
    Océans http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w6dJKuXFAQ
    Himalaya, l'Enfance d'un Chef - Le Lac http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zx6fLHSh9nI
    Himalaya, l'Enfance d'un Chef - Opéra http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSbzaslXcnQ
    Himalaya, l'Enfance d'un Chef - La Mort De Lhakpa http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw_hzDKAIJM&feature=related
    Himalaya, l'Enfance d'un Chef - Tinle et l'Enfant http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nFgHuL79tw
    Himalaya, L'Enfance d'un Chef - La Nuit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfcliiB6K5c&feature=related
    Blanc Bouquet used the soundtrack of L'Enfant Qui Voulait Etre Un Ours from Coulais this season and I can't remember if anyone used the soundtrack of Coraline which is also Coulais'

    Wax Tailor
    B-Boy On Wax http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUJ94kNsStM
    No Pity http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4v53ovrauU
    Until Heaven Stopes the Rain http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsSp22YOeWw
    Say Yes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xltsIqKP9rI
    Fireflies http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yl8vEZ8RLW8
    I Own You http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGeLVYfINik

    3 bandits http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a21fUJ4-_F4
    Death In Brest http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klLnYFndoro&feature=related

    So Easy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmatItacEvM
    Eple http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qczr6Z2qtpE

    Tapis Volant 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ic7wxDUjIYM
    Tapis Volant 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7QzTXCKyBc

    Portico Quartet
    Zavodovski Island http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auSDaWl-Fmg

    Le Trio Joubran
    Nawwâr http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVFJ8FpBTNQ
    Zawâj El Yamâm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-5O1W39zUM
    Dawwâr El Shams http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz9Cq-7iLrE

    The Kooks
    Naive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3yNYeO3AeA
    Always Where I Need To Be http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPy6Nv10J9A
    Sofa Song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znZn4g9vjU8
    Eddie's Gun http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmGMy_lcifo

    Yann Tiersen
    La Boulange http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Wuu2Oe4Pvs
    La Plage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReLllNkqcxw
    Atlantique Nord http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBkJOeCaILk
    Tabarly http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2e-XxA7NFdU
    II http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rbp0R93GYWc&feature=related
    Point Mort http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uczipZLJqMg&feature=related
    Dernière http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xB_4sC0cXI&feature=related
    La Corde http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1d5nnCZdqY&feature=related
    Au Dessus Du Volcan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPopSaNOYCM&feature=related
    Naval http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z96c6lortLk&feature=related
    Kala http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWSkkYrsHTg

    Amon Tobin
    Four Ton Mantis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlYBPuHeZxw
    Marine Machines http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWclJSaegAs
    Keepin' It Steel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u08qi1HTmM

    The Used
    The Bird And The Worm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CG8Chcu_cbg

    Caravan Palace
    Dragons http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAlRwhkjToU
    Star Scat http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eyGw2Ts4qY
    Je M'Amuse http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IrphBjH72s
    Violente Valse http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOOOaarbD9Q
    L'Envol http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ItChI1VA_A&feature=related
    Bambous http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUGl63gRg-c
    Lazy Place http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLdsw7gKhtY

    Placebo (usually hidden on the special edition stuff)
    Song To Say Goodbye http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWAFxL4VWXk
    Pure Morning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yalETAdomyk&feature=related
    The Bitter End http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfguacaw6sI
    Infra-red http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ5a9vhqGQA
    Twenty Years http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVM29d1oqIE
    Running Up That Hill http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6HK5zux0bI
    Meds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFoWG5DBHSc
    Post Blue http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoDpECsvL2s
    Drag http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aToFFdOP0Y4

    A.R. Rahman
    Mumbai Theme http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGvU4fdVb-w

    Gustavo Santaolalla
    Apertura http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdmsHYJApLQ
    De Usuahia A La Quiaca http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh2GgCFR2dw
    Pajaros http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYTRBl5rdaI&feature=related

    Henri Mancini

    Craig Armstrong
    Finding Beauty http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2d3_qbhKBw
    Ball http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LCv-LbRo-Q&feature=related

    Ice dance is a bit more challenging as I prefer when the musical choices fit (and follow) the theme and my favorite style is Blanc / Bouquet's.
    I sooo wanted them on Madjo for next season. When I listened to her a few months ago, I was so sure it was for them and when I saw that Arribert had her gaze on Je Claque Des Doigts, I was *wheeee*. Now I'm mourning. :(

    Another thing I'd have loooved them to skate is an "antifolk" program, begining with Telephone and Rubber Band by the Penguin Cafe Orchestra, followed by 1,2,3 Apple Tree by Herman Dune.
    And I'd have killed to see them skate on something Biolay, like Nuits Blanches, Babx's Electrochoc Ladyland, Emily Loizeau's Ma Maison or Sébastien Tellier's La Ritournelle.

    One thing I'd like to see danced is a Ghost in The Shell FD. The theme of Ghost in the Shell is quite similar to Blade Runner. Robot vs human, what makes one a person ...
    (but ice dance being ice dance, I think that'll never happen).

    That's all folks.
  17. Jenna

    Jenna Well-Known Member

  18. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    Yes, Wagner is the only US lady currently I believe who could pull off the role of the black swan. Nagasu has the speed and attack, but still lacks the maturity I believe. Without a doubt, Czisny would make the best white swan. Kostner is the best candidate I think to play dual roles.
  19. pinky166

    pinky166 #teamtrainwreck #teamdiva

    Maybe Mao could do both? I mean we saw her dark side with "Bells".
  20. ryanbfan

    ryanbfan Active Member

    Thank you so much! I couldn't remember :)
  21. ryanbfan

    ryanbfan Active Member

    Ashley Wagner is skating to Black Swan:

    Brittney Rizo said:

    And then Ashley said:

  22. pinky166

    pinky166 #teamtrainwreck #teamdiva

    I'm really excited to see how it turns out!
  23. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

  24. RockTheTassel

    RockTheTassel Well-Known Member

    I've always wanted Shizuka Arakawa to skate an exhibition program to Perfect Day by Miriam Stockley. It's unique, and I think she would pull it off beautifully. :)
  25. DarrellH

    DarrellH New Member

    ...with sparkly green eyeshadow?
  26. Lilith11

    Lilith11 New Member

    I REALLY hope that Yu-na keeps her Arirang LP... so much potential and it'd be a terrible shame to not see it performed to perfection. Hopefully, she'll continue competing next season, go through the GP series, and then bring it to life at next year's worlds. *crosses fingers*
  27. modern_muslimah

    modern_muslimah Thinking of witty user title and coming up blank

    I have the same hope. I think her LP has the potential to be a masterpiece. I hope coming in second at this Worlds like a fire under her to want to :kickass: next season.
  28. Lilith11

    Lilith11 New Member

    Ita. I feel like part of the reason some people were saying that it lacked the usual Yu-na spark was 1). her year off competitive skating and 2). she's in a transitional phase artistically speaking. I feel as if she's trying to express something deeper, something more soulful and meaningful than w/say last year's Gershwin and what we saw at Worlds was the awkward half-way stage- but there were nonetheless flashes of the brilliant masterpiece it could be such as the footwork sequence (which I was tearing up over).
  29. Jenna

    Jenna Well-Known Member

    Even this flawed Arirang was a beauty. I really do love it and I think she did deserve to win the PCS over Ando. The music cuts are gorgeous and her overall movements just seem to be more precise and balletic. With a bit more training and mileage with this program, I think it could become a classic.

    Music Suggestion: Patrick Chan - Danse Macabre
  30. RockTheTassel

    RockTheTassel Well-Known Member

    I really love that suggestion. I'd be interesting to see him use it next season as a SP since Danse Macabre is such a contrast to Take Five.