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#2036961 - 02/21/13 01:12 PM Can you identify this waltz? (G Maj?)
xr280xr Offline
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My wife sent me a clip of a song she heard somewhere and wants me to learn it. Do you recognize it?


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#2036967 - 02/21/13 01:19 PM Re: Can you identify this waltz? (G Maj?) [Re: xr280xr]
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Isn't that Tchaikovsky? Something from Swan Lake.

It's not originally for piano, though, so you'd have to find an arrangement.
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#2036970 - 02/21/13 01:23 PM Re: Can you identify this waltz? (G Maj?) [Re: xr280xr]
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It made me think of Tchaikovsky or Schubert, but I figured that was just my ignorant lack of exposure to more classical music.


Edited by xr280xr (02/21/13 01:23 PM)

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#2036972 - 02/21/13 01:28 PM Re: Can you identify this waltz? (G Maj?) [Re: xr280xr]
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Definitely Tchaikovsky, possibly The Sleeping Beauty.
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#2036974 - 02/21/13 01:30 PM Re: Can you identify this waltz? (G Maj?) [Re: xr280xr]
xr280xr Offline
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Originally Posted By: xr280xr
I figured that was just my ignorant lack of exposure to more classical music.


...which it was, but I meant and also incorrect wink

You're right, it's from the very beginning of Swan Lake, Act 1, No 2. Thanks!


Edited by xr280xr (02/21/13 01:38 PM)

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#2036986 - 02/21/13 01:53 PM Re: Can you identify this waltz? (G Maj?) [Re: xr280xr]
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Can't hear it...but my best guess is the first act what they call the Goblet Waltz from Swam Lake. Everybody is whooping it up at the Prince's burpday party. It's a rondo, you play it through to the middle and play it all back out again. Slam bang coda...

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#2037044 - 02/21/13 04:06 PM Re: Can you identify this waltz? (G Maj?) [Re: Auntie Lynn]
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Originally Posted By: Auntie Lynn
Can't hear it...but my best guess is the first act what they call the Goblet Waltz from Swam Lake. Everybody is whooping it up at the Prince's burpday party. It's a rondo, you play it through to the middle and play it all back out again. Slam bang coda...


Here it is.......

http://youtu.be/QsPnZjdD3XY
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#2037097 - 02/21/13 05:21 PM Re: Can you identify this waltz? (G Maj?) [Re: xr280xr]
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100% Tchaikovsky.
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