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Old 05-18-2018, 06:32 AM
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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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plate_spinning


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


https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q...A3D2&FORM=VIRE










*(which apparently gave us the ballet suite music used in 2001: a Space Odyssey, another irrevocable association for me)
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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...."
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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.
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Old 05-18-2018, 09:15 PM
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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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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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O'Fortuna as Ozzy's entrance music.
ARE YOU READY TO ROCK AND ROLL?!?!?!?
I don't find Old Spice very rock and roll.
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Old 05-19-2018, 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.
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Don't let it be forgot
That once there was a spot
For one brief shining moment
That was known as Camelot.
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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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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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Old 05-20-2018, 08:37 PM
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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.
I have the same association, but only when I hear it played on the synthesizer by Walter/Wendy Carlos. Otherwise the association isn't so strong.
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Old? Pffft I remember cigarette ads that used popular and classical music. Lark (used the William Tell overture) and Chesterfield 101s (just a silly millimeter longer, 101!) I think rephrased a few bars of La Bamba.
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Same here. I saw my very first opera - The Barber of Seville- last year and pictured the Bugs Bunny cartoon the entire time.
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I can't hear Vesti La Giubba from Pagliacci without thinking of an old Rice Krispies commercial:

No more Rice Krispies!
We ran out of Rice Krispies!
My tears will not stop
Until I hear, "snap, crackle, pop!"


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Apocalypse Now, if nothing else, introduced "Ride of the Valkyries" to most of my generation. Mind you, most of the guy were too busy gizzing off to the Swell Battle Scenes.
For me, as a pro wrestling fan, it's inextricably linked to Daniel Bryan.
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The Toreador song from Carmen will always be the Palm Dairy Products song to me first, and the Gilligan's Island Hamlet "Neither a borrower nor a lender be" song second.

The song "Lavender" by Marillion will always remind me of Angus Deayton from "Nighty Night".
I can't find it on YouTube, but it was also a memorable STP commercial: "STP you need your STP, one little can.... keeps you running free...."
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I've been a teacher for 17 years. Every year, every graduation, I can't hear "Pomp and Circumstance" without expecting Randy Savage to run down the isle and hit the principal with a flying elbow drop.
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That Scatman song will always be the "Poo Button" song.

ETA: if you don't know what the "Poo Button" is, Google at your own risk. You've been warned.


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Old 05-22-2018, 08:34 AM
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It' impossible for me to hear the Dance opf the Hours from Ponchielli's La Gioconda without hearing Allan Sherman turning into "A Letter from Camp" ("Hello Muddah! Hello Faddah! Here I am at ... Camp Granada!") not even all the alligators, ostriches, and hippos from Disney's Fantasia can wipe that association from my brain.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hello_...tter_from_Camp)
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