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jessmooka

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Ok I need Help!!!
I really want to do the song "So Much Better" from Legally Blonde but I'm worried because you are meant to make orgasm noises in it? Should I do it anyway, I mean, will the judges mark down for provocativeness?
haha i love that song! and i love that musical! no personally i think that if you can pull off the song, then that just shows you have character as well as talent :) go for it.. its a great song... nail the last note and you win em over!

as for me, im the 1 and only extension student at my school so practising is a breeze, all my lessons are one on one with my accompanimest... :) im a dramatic coloratura soprano.
im doing definately
1. The Girl in 14G - Kristin Chenoweth (very very hard but i hope i can nail it!)
2. I know that my redeemer Liveth - Messiah by Handel (also a tricky one)
3. Someone Special - Always the Musical (noone in the world will know this one)
4. Pie Jesu - Andrew Lloyd Webber (everyone in the world knows this one!)
5. some sort of ensemble piece :p
6.NO IDEA!!!

good luck all u guys! music is really what makes the world go round, and you guys are the spinners! (crap analogy but i go by it!)
 

DaptoDapto2530

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I'm doing...

A medley of Mozart
The Wreck by Cuthbert Harris
Samson by Regina Spektor
Gone by Ben Folds

They should be alright showing some variety
I guess
 

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I was wondering what most of the heavy metal guitarists are going to play?
i was thinking Canon rock and maybe Amity by Eternal Lord for some performances..
 

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just had my prac half yearlies today
dazed and confused
ocean
cathedral
 

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What do you guys think of 'I Say a Little Prayer' as a vocal piece? Its for the topic 'Film Music.'
 

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To the people who did the first movement of the Moonlight Sonata..can your really get that piece under the 5 min time limit??

Anyway my pieces are
Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
The Forest Stream by Miriam Hyde
Prelude in C sharp Minor by Segei Rachmaninoff

and either The Rustle of Spring by Christian Sinding or the Friska from the Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 by Franz Liszt..I haven't decided yet. It all depends on whether I can get the Friska up to the standard of the other pieces.
...all on piano obviously
 

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i think it's SCARY how little time we have left to work on our pieces!
well i'm worried anyways.
blaaaah.

i think i finally have my four pieces chosen..

((ignore spelling, i'm lame..))
-love song/sara bareilles
-buses and trains/ bachelor girl
-adia/ sarah mclaughlin
-you are my rock/delta goodrem

:]
annnd i just had my trials and i got 20/20 for one, but my teacher won't tell me which! grr.
xxx

oh yeah, singer, btw. haha :p
 
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tim_daniela

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im singing

with or without u- u2 (soft rock topic)

georgia- ray charles (jazz topic)

being alive- musical company (theatre)

and so beautiful- pete murray as my core performance but i really want another song other than u2 with or without u, its a big song to take on, and im over it....thats what i hate with singing i alwasy get over a song and wanna sing another one.

i was thinking as another soft rock song maybe snow patrol - set the fire to the 3rd bar
 

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I'm going to do:
Andante con variazioni, by Beethoven. (Just the theme and three variations, not the whole movement!)
Malaguena, by Albeniz
Cruella de Ville, from 101 Dalmations
Maple Leaf Rag, Joplin

All on piano, though Cruella is going to have a little mini jazz ensemble ^_^
 
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I play bass guitar, this is my program:
- Down To The Nightclub - Tower Of Power
- Ornithology with the Parker solo - Charlie Parker
- Amazing Grace - Victor Wooten
- NV43345 - Billy Sheehan

Just hope I nail them! lol
 

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I'm a tenor vocalist and a guitarist, but I'm straying away from my guitaring for the HSC.

My pieces are:

The Exodus Song - Pat Boon (Bloody excellent piece, I've arranged a pianist)

Feelin' Good - Michael Buble cover (Possibly with a backing track, possibly with the afore-mentioned pianist)

Betrayed - The Producers (I'm having to use a backing track here, and I've cut the large comedy reminiscing speaking part. A lot of fun)

Everytime You Cry - John Farnham (My brother will be guitaring and singing backing vocals for me.. Oddly enough, his name is Chris Isaac. Irony, you bitch.)




Here's hoping I pull them all off...
 

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<3 classical guitar.

Prelude no. 1 - Villa Lobos
Spiral Ellispe - Duet by Richard Charleton
...and another one (i alwayds forget the name)

for jazz i have been working in a group doing Eva cassidy's Wayfaring stranger. but i hate my part in it. does anyone have a suggestion for a jazz piece i could do guitar and possibly vocals in?
 

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my pieces are:

The Beatles - Let It Be (A reggae version i came up with)
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze
Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing
Gervais Koffi - Sokouya (He's my guitar teacher, and it's one of his compositions)

i wanted to play other songs, but i prefer using backing tracks, and these songs were the only ones i was bothered making backing tracks for. I'd prefer live accompaniment, but everyone in my class plays different styles, none of them seem to like mine haha.
 

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im a guitarist. doin

-wheel by john mayer (vocals and lead)
-stairway to heavan and classical gas medley by rodrigo y gabriela and mason willams with some of my own stuff in there (classical guitar)
-master blaster by stevie wonder (sickest bass haha)
-ameno by era (with a choir, doin vocals and guitar)\

peace.
 

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shredding guitar

bastards of bodom - children of bodom YouTube - Children of bodom - Bastards of bodom

hand of blood - bullet for my valentine YouTube - Bullet For My Valentine -Hand Of Blood

zee deveel - incubus YouTube - incubus zee deveel a crow left of the murder

pickapart - john butler YouTube - John Butler-Pick a Part

i am playing with my band, all who have left school
i have got between 19/20 to 20/20 (school based assessment) for all of them


EDIT: Am i the only person who plays metal for HSC?
 
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Classical vocalist & pianist

(VOCAL)
- Gretchen Am Spinnrade , Schubert (Elective 1, 19th century music)
- Green Finch and Linnet Bird, Stephen Sondhiem (Elective 2, theatre)
- Flocks May Graze, Air on Cantata 208, Bach (Elective 3 Baroque music)

(PIANO)
- Nocturne - Greig (Core 19th century)
 

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im doing.

12 string acoustic.
perf. - improvisation in open Dsus4 tuning
perf. - white summer/black mountainside jam - jimmy page/davy graham/bert Jansch
perf. - improvisation in Open C tuning [basically a jam of John Butler's Ocean]
comp. - chance/generative piece. [tribute to john cage/brian eno]

got between 18 and 20 for all of em in the trials.
 

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im in yr 11 doing the music 1 course. im currently trying to choose my piano pieces for next year.

im want to do all performances...so far, ive decided on playing
- Bach prelude and fugue no. 12 WTC2
- Chopin nocturne in e minor
- Beethoven sonata in F minor op.2 no.1 allegro

could you please suggest me a piece for my fourth piece. i hope to find a piece that contrasts with my other pieces, perhaps a jazzy one?
also, any comments about my current program?

Thanks. :)
 

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