Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pianoteq
Latest Pianoteq add-on instrument: U4 upright piano
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano Accessories
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#2029475 - 02/08/13 07:41 PM August Rush: movies about composing music?
Sand Tiger Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/25/12
Posts: 990
Loc: Southern California
The movie August Rush features a vagabond child who is a musical prodigy. Unlike most child prodigies, his talent is composition, not performance.

There are a couple of scenes where the child talks about where the music comes from. Some of it sounds similar to where others get their original ideas from. Anyone who has ever written any original music will likely appreciate those scenes. Those that feel like their original music comes from somewhere else will especially appreciate it.

I am not much of a movie person. Are there many more movies about composing music? I can vaguely remember Amadeus about Mozart. The Jim Morrison Doors movie tangentially touches upon his creative process. I am sure there are many more, but I don't know of them.

_________________________
my piano uploads

Top
Piano & Music Acc. / Sheet Music


Sheet Music Plus Homepage
#2029559 - 02/08/13 10:26 PM Re: August Rush: movies about composing music? [Re: Sand Tiger]
Eric Robinson Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 12/27/12
Posts: 4
Loc: California, USA
Immortal Beloved was a fantastic film based on Beethoven. None of these films are supposed to be taken too literally as history, of course.

Top
#2030051 - 02/09/13 08:04 PM Re: August Rush: movies about composing music? [Re: Sand Tiger]
Sand Tiger Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/25/12
Posts: 990
Loc: Southern California
Thanks for mentioning the Beethoven movie.

This season of the TV series Smash (NBC Tuesday nights in the U.S., probably will also be available on Hulu for international viewers) is likely to delve deeper into fiction for songwriters because several of the characters write music. Fictional scripted TV is even further removed from the real world than the docu-drama movies, but I still find it interesting.
_________________________
my piano uploads

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
LAST CALL - Piano Newsletter Ideas!
-------------------
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
171 registered (88 Fingers Jeff, accordeur, 36251, A Guy, 47 invisible), 1948 Guests and 17 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
75495 Members
42 Forums
156103 Topics
2292356 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Korg Triton>midi>us
b>lightning to usb>iPad mini>Garageband

by SilentMHP
Today at 04:54 PM
Pianist Martin Malmgren Performing in Helsinki
by Piano World
Today at 04:25 PM
In need for that screaming, dirty, funky, rhodes sound
by Thomas B
Today at 03:36 PM
Godowsky - Prelude and Fugue for left hand alone
by Polyphonist
Today at 02:50 PM
piano player wanted...
by David Farley
Today at 02:38 PM
(ads by Google)

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission