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#2053080 - 03/23/13 06:14 PM Re: Do you know some cool music about birds? [Re: mermilylumpkin]
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Maybe you can find a transcription of these too:



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#2053108 - 03/23/13 07:08 PM Re: Do you know some cool music about birds? [Re: mermilylumpkin]
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Originally Posted By: mermilylumpkin
I recently found this video really beguiling (Emil Gilels playing La rappel des oiseaux)

I was thinking how cool it would be to find an assortment of piano music that is about birds thematically. Like I thought of "La Colombe" (dove) by Messiaen and there must be a lots of others. Do you know any interesting bird-inspired piano pieces? If you want to kill some time on the internet, this is a cool article about Messiaen's bird fascination http://cburrell.wordpress.com/2008/05/09/messiaen-and-bird-song/

I sort of want someone to give a concert based around this theme.


I played this piece and LOVED it!!!
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#2053110 - 03/23/13 07:18 PM Re: Do you know some cool music about birds? [Re: mermilylumpkin]
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Since chickens -by definition- are considered birds, well Haydn has his contribution:



I'll never forget what my piano teacher said after playing these measures: obviously chickens!
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#2053213 - 03/23/13 11:21 PM Re: Do you know some cool music about birds? [Re: mermilylumpkin]
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Not very cheerful... but there is also this:

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