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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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