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I don't know if it's my absolute favorite short piece, but this Scarlatti sonata, as interpreted by the incomparable Horowitz, is a delight to any fairy.  :)


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There are quite a few, and I don't know where to begin.


Debussy (Arabesque, 1 and 2)

Chopin (Nocturne)

Beethoven (Pastorale)

Liszt (Love Dream)




Tchaikovsky (Concerto pour piano no 1)


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Yes, I love the Pastorale, especially the 3rd movement, with the oboe and bassoon counterpoint. :) :) :)


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Kind of got me there as I'm not much of a classical music person. I'm lucky to have any class at all! LOL. But I do like some Wagner here and there.



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Yeah, Rooster, ya gotta watch out for those valkyries.  They are SOME tough broads. :D

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@ Tink : :P

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:D :D :D

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O'Tink, to come up with only one best-loved would be difficult...the Pachelbel Canon in D a definite contender...also Beethoven 5th Piano Concerto, and his 6th Symphony the Pastorale...

Since age 18, I have loved Domenico Scarlatti; JS Bach especially the Glenn Gould interpretations; Boccherini's famous minuet, but especially Night Music From The Streets of Madrid. And since you posted Mad Mary and her brother with their very special Ode to Joy, I have listened to that semi-daily!

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She also does classic folk tunes.  :)


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What a talent, she is lovely!

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That she is, Virginia! :)

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Carmina Burana

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Excellent choice.  :)

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