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Old 11-30-2009, 07:07 AM   #2
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Default Re: 6/8 Steamboat from the Nutcracker Ballet

Originally Posted by classicbagpipes View Post
is this another "pipe" tune taken from the classics?
There are loads of melodies from classic composers used in other instruments and arrangements going around.
It continually amazes me when prople do not recognise a composers work other than a TV theme or advert.
Ride of the valkyries by Richard Wagner is a classic example being used in many many war movies (Appocolypse Now springs to mind)........
Incidentaly the definition of a true intelectual is a person who can listen to Rossinis William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger
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