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Old 05-18-2018, 06:32 AM
CalMeacham CalMeacham is offline
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I have never heard Aram Khachaturian's Sabre Dance in its proper milieu, the ballet Gayane*

Whenever I hear it, I immediately picture some performer on Ed Sullivan or some similar show attempting to spin twenty dinner plates atop twenty long thin upright poles

Sometimes it's used for ice skaters, or some other random physical activity. After seeing it used as a signature tune for other sorts of frenetic activity, I'm kinda curious to see someone actually dance to it with sabres

*(which apparently gave us the ballet suite music used in 2001: a Space Odyssey, another irrevocable association for me)
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Old 05-18-2018, 07:47 AM
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Old 05-18-2018, 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Shoeless View Post
I'm surprised with so many Python fans on SDMB, nobody has mentioned John Phillip Sousa's "Liberty Bell March" yet.
I thought about that, but I couldn't remember the name of the march and I got distracted before I looked it up.

I was just sitting here, thinking, "It's...."
Old 05-18-2018, 11:54 AM
scarbrow scarbrow is offline
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I have a very silly one. Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill and the video game Descent came out about the same time. So on certain songs, I still hear the laser blast sounds from the game.
Old 05-18-2018, 09:15 PM
salinqmind salinqmind is offline
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Originally Posted by VictoryLap View Post
Anything with higher BPM and some sort of decent sub or sine wave reminds me of my previous love of Jungle or Goa Trance, man I'm getting old as fuck these days
LOL, other than 'I'm getting old as fuck these day', I don't understand a single word you wrote

'Our Love' based on Tchaikovsky has been used in endless romantic reunions, endless love! I remember it played behind a bit about a tree growing, on Sesame Street, years ago. But it's so swooningly romantic.

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Old 05-18-2018, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by salinqmind View Post
LOL, other than 'I'm getting old as fuck these day', I don't understand a single word you wrote ...
Then you might have achieved 'old as fuck these day' status... as have I, I'm proud to say.

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Old 05-18-2018, 11:12 PM
Gatopescado Gatopescado is offline
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All mine are naughty.
Old Yesterday, 12:43 PM
MrDibble MrDibble is offline
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Originally Posted by BobBitchin' View Post
O'Fortuna as Ozzy's entrance music.
I don't find Old Spice very rock and roll.
Old Yesterday, 12:51 PM
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Having grown up in Boston in the 1960's I cannot hear Camelot without thinking of the Kennedy's. Particularly the reprise:

That once there was a fleeting glimpse of glory
Called Camelot.
Don't let it be forgot
That once there was a spot
For one brief shining moment
That was known as Camelot.
Old Today, 02:42 AM
eunoia eunoia is offline
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When I hear the march from Henry Purcell's Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary I'm not so much sad for Queen Mary as for poor Alex getting beat up by his own Droogs.

Pretty much all of mine are movie associations, Singin' in the Rain in the same movie is another one.

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Old Today, 02:52 AM
Superdude Superdude is offline
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Not quite sure if this is quite what you mean, but I lost my virginity while the song "Father Figure" (by the late George Michael) was playing on the radio. That event is forever associated with that song for me now.

Unfortunately, the song lasted longer than I did that day.
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