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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #120 on: June 15, 2019, 08:11:28 AM »
Wow, those guys are amazing! Thank you, Sara!

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #121 on: June 15, 2019, 02:09:27 PM »
On April 7, 1949, Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s Broadway musical South Pacific opened at the Majestic Theater.  It was simply another of their masterpieces, but it was my favorite.

Their previous masterpiece was Oklahoma, which opened during the war and was an homage to simpler times. South Pacific came after the war, and was an homage to the struggle, sacrifice and spirit of America in war. Both were laced with pathos and humor.

I want to take note of this 70th anniversary, albeit a couple months late. If you are old enough to remember Ezio Pinza singing “Some Enchanted Evening”, I’m sure you thought it was the high point of the show. I used to, but in 2005  the musical was presented in concert at Carnegie Hall. That’s when I heard Brian Stokes Mitchell sing “This Nearly Was Mine”.  It is the greatest performance of any Broadway musical song  I have ever heard or seen in my life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQmxLr5IYLk

There are other joyous South Pacific performances to be found on youtube  these days. Try this version of “There Is Nothing Like A Dame” by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJr66R9rBcM

 :D Enjoy

   ~~~fia
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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #122 on: June 15, 2019, 02:27:15 PM »
Glad yíall liked the acrobatic dancers.

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #123 on: June 15, 2019, 02:30:25 PM »
Sara, those videos are wonderful.

I assumed Hallelujah was filmed in Paris, since there are glimpses of Notre Dame here and there. But No, it was shot in Montreal, at the church of Saint Pierre-Apotre. Maybe members of the forum might like to watch a bit about it; itís certainly appropriate.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/concordia-montreal-together-church-gay-village-1.4048057

Thanks for a great find.

   ~~~fia

Heartwarming news, fia.

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #124 on: June 15, 2019, 05:54:15 PM »
There are other joyous South Pacific performances to be found on youtube  these days. Try this version of ďThere Is Nothing Like A DameĒ by the Gay Menís Chorus of Los Angeles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJr66R9rBcM

 :D Enjoy

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This one was fun to watch!  Thanks for sharing it!

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #125 on: June 15, 2019, 06:03:29 PM »
Loved watching this video, and seeing how animals react to music.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5N_WWNGOVC0

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #126 on: July 25, 2019, 10:50:01 PM »
Not youtube, but a great timelapse video taken inland from where I live here in Aotearoa New Zealand
https://vimeo.com/groups/earth/videos/343511761

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #127 on: July 25, 2019, 11:00:42 PM »
Wow, Brian, it's beautiful!

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #128 on: July 26, 2019, 12:49:12 AM »
Just lovely, Brian. When am I going to get there?😀

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #129 on: July 26, 2019, 05:06:29 PM »
That video is amazing Brian!

I loved what I saw when I was in NZ, I always tell people they need to get there for themselves.

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #130 on: August 31, 2019, 05:22:11 AM »
Deep Purple. Maybe I should have put this video on What Are You Listening To, but No -- itís more than just a song to me.

I heard it first when I was seven. The ladyís voice was the most beautiful I ever heard, and her delicate phrasing and effortless legato made me understand that this is how music speaks to people. It has been a treasure to me all my life.

Bea Wain
. In this nostalgic 1983 souvenir she revisits her wonderful hits from 1939 onward.  Her voice and phrasing are still perfect -- just incredible. Deep Purple is the final piece in this set. 

Youtube has virtually all of her songs and collections. If youíd like to hear more, just search youtube for Bea Wain.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Jhoz6T88c8

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And why are we shown this trivial detail? Because that truck carries the most important cargo of our puny lives:  love and hope.

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #131 on: September 10, 2019, 05:35:19 AM »
A little change of pace ....  :P

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTSywJOaBqI

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And why are we shown this trivial detail? Because that truck carries the most important cargo of our puny lives:  love and hope.

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #132 on: September 10, 2019, 03:57:37 PM »
That was pretty interesting!  Thanks fia!

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Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Reply #133 on: September 23, 2019, 12:20:25 PM »
Are you a Glenn Miller fan?

Here are three hours of excerpts from Glennís radio broadcasts, spanning his brilliant fours years from the Glen Island Casino to the Chesterfield Supper Club, plus his final show before joining the US Army.  All of his great songs are here, played live and whole on the air with excellent fidelity. He introduces many them, and acknowledges several awards given to him and his musicians.

Notice the publishing date: September 22, 2019. Hey, itís brand new!

For hour #1, listen here: https://youtu.be/lI2M_C78ySc
For hour #2, listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxSgSKGcomE
For hour #3, listen here: https://youtu.be/3DQD78I5DOo

   ~~~fia
And why are we shown this trivial detail? Because that truck carries the most important cargo of our puny lives:  love and hope.