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UnwrittenNocturne
07-01-2003, 03:45 PM
OK so its the desert island thing. You get to take exactly one,

Classical Record/CD
Rock/Pop Record/CD
Movie
Game
Book

Let's assume that we provide the equipment for you to enjoy said entertainment.

What do you take?

Classical Record Any von Karajan conducted Chopin
Rock Record Nick Cave - Henry's Dream
Movie Mulholland Drive
Game Final Fantasy X
Book Crime and Punishment

DeVena
07-01-2003, 04:36 PM
Classical Record - Beethoven's 9th Symphony - Solti, conducting
Rock Record - Jimmy Buffett - Fruitcakes (Hey, it's an ISLAND)
Movie - Princess Bride
Game - Asheron's Call
Book - Lord of the Rings

sirtonyh
07-01-2003, 04:40 PM
Classical Record Something by Mozart
Rock Record Prince - Sign Of The Times
Movie The Third Man
Game Risk
Book Apocalypse Culture II

Biffy the Elephant Shrew
07-01-2003, 10:57 PM
Classical Record - Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (Bruno Walter's 1960 version with Ernst Häfliger and Mildred Miller)
Rock Record - Yes: Tales from Topographic Oceans
Movie - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Game - a deck of cards
Book - James Joyce: Ulysses

The rock record is a deal-breaker, though. If I can't take my favorite Zappa, King Crimson and Tull records too, I ain't going. And why no jazz record? (Gotta have In a Silent Way.)

Katisha
07-01-2003, 11:00 PM
Classical record: Handel, Messiah
Rock record: Steeleye Span...erm, let's go with Spanning the Years for variety.
Movie: Henry V, Branagh's version
Game: Erm, can I trade it for another book? ;)
Book: The Riverside Shakespeare

saramamalana
07-01-2003, 11:44 PM
Classical record: soundtrack to the movie Fantasia
Rock record: off the top of my head, Ben Folds Five- self titled debut (gahh just one?)
Movie: The Princess Bride
Game: Scrabble
Book: The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (all 5 books in one! rawk!)

Shirley Ujest
07-01-2003, 11:51 PM
Classical Record/CD - Something by Mozart
Rock/Pop Record/CD - Rolling Stones Forty Licks
Movie - Duck Soup
Game - Chess
Book - Mists of Avalon. (Haven't read it, but I think there I would.)

Dragon Phoenix
07-02-2003, 06:44 AM
Originally posted by UnwrittenNocturne
Classical Record Any von Karajan conducted Chopin
:dubious: Strange combination - I thought the only orchestral works Chopin wrote were his two pianoconcertos (and maybe one or two other compositions) - why prefer these over the solo piano pieces?

Anyway:

Classical Record/CD - Bach: organworks by Peter Hurford
Rock/Pop Record/CD - Kate Bush - Hounds of love
Movie - Indiana Jones and the last Crusade
Game - Chess
Book - Frank Herbert - Dune

Pábitel
07-02-2003, 07:04 AM
Classical Record/CD - Dvorak - Slavonic Dances
Rock/Pop Record/CD - Harry Connick Jr. - Are We in Love
Movie - The Band Wagon
Game - Cards
Book - The complete works of Willian Shakespeare

Suse
07-02-2003, 07:26 PM
Classical Record/CD - Handel - The Messiah
Rock/Pop Record/CD - U2 - Achtung Baby
Movie - To Kill A Mockingbird
Game - a deck of cards
Book - The Complete Manual of Shipbuilding :p

vl_mungo
07-02-2003, 08:13 PM
Classical Record/CD - The Carl Stalling Project
Rock/Pop Record/CD - Velvet Underground - White Light / White Heat
Movie - Apocalypse Now (not Redux)
Game - Axis and Allies (hope that there is someone to play it with)
Book - The Baseball Encyclopedia (Neft & Cohen)

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