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#483085 - 12/09/07 05:29 PM Help Identify this piece! (Video)
slerk Offline
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Registered: 12/08/07
Posts: 320
Loc: Massachusetts, USA
This is a victor borge skit, the page turner

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWqFaGwNCMU

What is the name of the Piece he plays before Liebestraum?

I am going crazy about it, I cannot find out.


Warning: Song starts at about 3 minutes in?

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#483086 - 12/10/07 03:30 PM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
slerk Offline
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Well, any help?

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#483087 - 12/14/07 06:33 AM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
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Registered: 12/12/07
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Thanks for posting the link--I've heard descriptions of this classic skit, but never actually seen it! although I've encountered page turners who were almost that bad...

No, I can't identify the music--it's certainly not a well-known piece. If I had to take a wild guess as to who the composer was, I'd say Moskowski. Just a wild guess, probably wrong :-)

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#483088 - 12/16/07 01:04 PM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
slerk Offline
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I see, thanks. I'll try looking for it.

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#483089 - 12/17/07 04:02 PM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
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Nope, No luck!

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#483090 - 12/19/07 08:23 PM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
slerk Offline
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Well, can anybody help?

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#483091 - 12/19/07 11:10 PM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
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Turkey in the straw???? Gaby Tu

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#483092 - 12/19/07 11:11 PM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
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Nope, that is not it. Gaby tu

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#483093 - 12/20/07 10:31 AM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
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I saw that alibris and maybe even amazon sells a VHS tape from 1990: Victor Borge's Best Act I and Act II, I believe was the title that included this skit. The page turner is one of his sons. Couldn't find anymore on the song. Thank you for posting this about Victor Borge, it is wonderful to be reminded of him. The anniversary of his death is Dec. 23, I believe. Or maybe you can borrow the tape.

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#483094 - 12/20/07 10:19 PM Re: Help Identify this piece! (Video)
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Loc: Kansas
it was quite funny \:D
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