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#382874 - 09/16/12 08:12 PM Late night music.
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I am not sure what to call it, chorale maybe, but I need some recommendations for some music to listen to while I am winding down at the end of the night. Think music like the elves were singing when Gandalf died. I work second shift usually and go to bed soon after I get home from work. Female voices preferred.
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#382875 - 09/16/12 09:27 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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So anything by Enya then... grin

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#382876 - 09/16/12 09:32 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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'spretty much what I was thinking.
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#382877 - 09/16/12 10:26 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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you two be quiet. where is johnk?
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#382878 - 09/16/12 10:37 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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What? That's who it is!
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#382880 - 09/16/12 10:52 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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Chris, he's right here and he's going to save you from having to try to relax when somebody's singing and wants you to actually concentrate on the words. I've listened to a lot of relaxing late night music after doing battle with the forces of evil, and any sort of singing is definitely out.

An "adagio" is a passage of slow music, typically peaceful and relaxing, and there are numerous recordings available under the search term "adagios". Here's a nice collection, but I'd especially recommend this Debussy .
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#382881 - 09/16/12 11:24 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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Master says show him the way into Mordor, so good Sméagol does, master says so.

Asked and answered, Precious. laugh

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#382893 - 09/17/12 12:28 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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Oh good grief. I thought you guys were making fun of me. Extra humiliating because I used to own Enya, In Memory of Trees and another one of hers.

Thanks Johnk I will check those out.
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#382904 - 09/17/12 09:40 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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Interesting, the Lament for Gandalf was sung by Elizabeth Fraser,the ex-vocalist of the Cocteau Twins.
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#382905 - 09/17/12 09:55 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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Originally Posted By: Lampshade
the Cocteau Twins.


That sounds dirty.
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#382910 - 09/18/12 06:50 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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so, she's the one who produced some slap echo in my HT room when i played that for the first time. she made me spend $10.00 to correct for that... :-(

;-)
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#382914 - 09/18/12 10:04 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Da_Gimp_Pimp]
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Originally Posted By: Powertothepeople
Originally Posted By: Lampshade
the Cocteau Twins.


That sounds dirty.


It's not foot fetish material.
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#382920 - 09/18/12 10:29 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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lampshade,
the first thing that came to my mind when i read your post is:
this guy needs Muzak, it's a professional soporific and it has proven itself for dozens of years in all kinds of environments.

Bose would be superb for that, as muzak does not have low frequencies that we can hear.


Edited by J. B. (09/18/12 10:30 AM)
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#382922 - 09/18/12 11:48 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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Nor any other frequencies that we would want to hear.
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#382923 - 09/18/12 11:50 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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And in the interest of being more helpful:

What about nature sounds, self-meditation relaxation discs, or simple white noise boxes?
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#382924 - 09/18/12 12:53 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: JohnK]
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I second John's recommendation for classical music at night to unwind. I often listen to classical (a favorite is Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik)or jazz before retiring for the night.

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#382925 - 09/18/12 03:07 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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I have a really nice gentle thunderstorm cd with peeping frogs. But I wanted to try something new.
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#382926 - 09/18/12 03:09 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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if you get Galaxie on satellite or cable, try the "nature" channel; the play nature sounds often accompanied by soft music.
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#382929 - 09/18/12 08:42 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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Originally Posted By: Lampshade
. . . with peeping frogs. But I wanted to try something new.


I wouldn't be able to relax like that. Not with them staring at me the entire time.
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#382931 - 09/18/12 11:15 PM Re: Late night music. [Re: St_PatGuy]
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You wouldn't like my house, then. If you go out after dusk, you're liable to trip over a peeping frog.
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#382932 - 09/19/12 08:13 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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The Neko Case album "Middle Cyclone" has 30 minutes of peeping frogs at the end of it. It's also great music.

The frogs are very realistic sounding. I like to fool guests with it when they go to bed just to see what they say at breakfast.
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#382935 - 09/19/12 08:37 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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I had no idea those were peeping frogs at the end of that album.

Never had much frog exposure.
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#382937 - 09/19/12 08:46 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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Frog Exposure would be a great name for a band.
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#382939 - 09/19/12 08:51 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: St_PatGuy]
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#382940 - 09/19/12 08:54 AM Re: Late night music. [Re: Lampshade]
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