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#1533859 - 10/12/10 01:16 PM OT: musician and sign?
pianoist d'amore Offline
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Totally off topic but I am really curious to find out whether there might be some potential link between signs and musical talent. And whether piano players out there have a tendency to play pieces by composers from same or compatible signs. smile

While Bach is Aries, Beethoven is Sagittarius, Mozart is Aquarius, Chopin is Pisces... I am an Aquarius myself and I do find a relatively easier click with Beethoven and Mozart, whereas Bach and Chopin are a lot harder. And the contemporary musicians that I like tend to be Aquarius too. Very interesting...

What's your sign? And what's the sign of your favorite composer?



Edited by pianoist d'amore (10/12/10 01:16 PM)

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#1533925 - 10/12/10 02:26 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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#1533946 - 10/12/10 02:44 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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#1533952 - 10/12/10 02:48 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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Originally Posted By: pianoist d'amore
What's your sign?


STOP

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#1533967 - 10/12/10 03:10 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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#1533992 - 10/12/10 03:56 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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I'll have to look to see which composers are Scorpio/Sagitarius; I'm on the cusp. Interesting theory.

UPDATE: Scorpio composers (among others): Aaron Copeland, John Phillips Souza, Johann Strauss, and Domenico Scarlatti. I really like these guys, so maybe there's something to this!

Sorry, couldn't resist:





Edited by JeanieA (10/12/10 04:56 PM)
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#1534002 - 10/12/10 04:10 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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I am a Libra. (What is a Libra? It is the glue that keeps the universe together!)

Libra composers:
Shostakovitch
Gershwin
St. Saens
Liszt
Verdi
Vaughan Williams
Takemitsu.

I think I'm in good company.
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#1534022 - 10/12/10 04:46 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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#1534027 - 10/12/10 05:00 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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I share a sign with Wagner, Schumann, Stravinsky, Prince, Pat Boone, and Kenny G.

... along with Yeats, Thomas Mann, M.C. Escher, Gene Wilder, Clint Eastwood, and Brigham Young.


smile

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#1534301 - 10/13/10 12:33 AM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: david_a]
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Okay, you got me curious, so I looked it up..

Taurus: Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Tchaikovsky, Stevie Wonder, Cher. Hey, I have the same birthday as Liberace. laugh

http://www.who2.com/zodiac/taurus_musicians.html



Edited by Elssa (10/13/10 12:34 AM)

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#1534305 - 10/13/10 12:38 AM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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I would think your moon sign may have a greater influence on such an artistic matter.

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#1534377 - 10/13/10 03:08 AM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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I'm Aries and I can be quite obsessed with Bach's music. Buy I don't think there's any connections, just coincidence.
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#1534380 - 10/13/10 03:17 AM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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It's quite possible that Chopin was an Aquarian, as back in the old days, documented birth dates tend to be a bit of time after the real birth.

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#1534880 - 10/13/10 07:22 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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Just came across this one on Facebook. haha... (btw, can someone please teach me how to paste image so you don't need to click on the link to view it?)

[img]http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=327973506267&set=a.291411061267.156298.265841916267[/img]

Originally Posted By: pianoist d'amore
Totally off topic but I am really curious to find out whether there might be some potential link between signs and musical talent. And whether piano players out there have a tendency to play pieces by composers from same or compatible signs. smile

While Bach is Aries, Beethoven is Sagittarius, Mozart is Aquarius, Chopin is Pisces... I am an Aquarius myself and I do find a relatively easier click with Beethoven and Mozart, whereas Bach and Chopin are a lot harder. And the contemporary musicians that I like tend to be Aquarius too. Very interesting...

What's your sign? And what's the sign of your favorite composer?



Edited by pianoist d'amore (10/13/10 07:23 PM)

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#1535090 - 10/14/10 02:42 AM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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I'm a Taurus. The bull. Ladies man. Showtime body spray, cologne, ....all of it.

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#1535097 - 10/14/10 02:56 AM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: Mr Super-Hunky]
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Originally Posted By: mr_super-hunky
I'm a Taurus. The bull. Ladies man. Showtime body spray, cologne, ....all of it.


Do you use Old Spice?

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#1535121 - 10/14/10 04:15 AM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: pianoist d'amore]
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Yes. Although the new "swagger" old spice product sounds appealing, my favorite is still the original round stick formula.

TMI apply?

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#1535373 - 10/14/10 12:52 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: Rui725]
Elssa Offline
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Originally Posted By: Rui725
I would think your moon sign may have a greater influence on such an artistic matter.

Well, now you've got me curious about that as well, so I found a "moon sign calculator" on line and determined my moon sign is Libra, which means I'm Taurus/Libra apparently. confused I'm always learning interesting and funny new things on this forum. grin

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#1535449 - 10/14/10 03:55 PM Re: OT: musician and sign? [Re: Elssa]
pianoist d'amore Offline
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I've never heard of "moon sign" either. How come my moon sign is the same as my sun sign? I guess I can't be anymore Aquarius. Maybe I should seriously consider learning Jazz now since spontaneity and creativity are core signatures of Aquarius...

Originally Posted By: Elssa
Originally Posted By: Rui725
I would think your moon sign may have a greater influence on such an artistic matter.

Well, now you've got me curious about that as well, so I found a "moon sign calculator" on line and determined my moon sign is Libra, which means I'm Taurus/Libra apparently. confused I'm always learning interesting and funny new things on this forum. grin

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