Chess and MusicTwo games of Francois-Andre Danican Philidor. By Boris Schipkov, 17.11.2012
Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre
Chess and Opera in Vienna
Chess is a vibrant and dramatic musical composed in the mid eighties by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus of ABBA fame with lyrics by Tim Rice.
ABBA songs: Happy New Year, The Winner Takes It All, Dancing Queen, Take A Chance On Me, Thank You For The Music, Lay All Your Love On Me, Money, Money, Money.
The best Russian operas IMHO: "Boris Godunov" by Modest Mussorgsky, "The Love for Three Oranges" by Sergei Prokofiev, "Sadko" by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, "The Golden Cockerel" by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, "Eugene Onegin" by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
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The best John Lennon song: "Imagine".
The best "Beatles" songs IMHO: "Yesterday", "Strawberry Fields Forever", "All You Need is Love", "Can't Buy Me Love", "And I Love Her".
The best "Judas Priest" songs IMHO: "Heading Out to the Highway", "Painkiller", "You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’", "Living After Midnight".
The best "Iron Maiden" songs IMHO: "Be Quick or Be Dead", "Run to the Hills", "Afraid to Shoot Strangers", "The Number of the Beast".
The best Lady Gaga songs IMHO: "Bad Romance", "Judas", "Paparazzi", "Marry the Night", "Eh, Eh".
The best Charles Ives work IMHO: Symphony No. 2.
I listened to about 100 symphonies by the classic composer, genius Joseph Haydn. The best, brilliant symphonies by Haydn: 6, 7, 13, 22, 31, 33, 39, 42, 45, 46, 48, 60, 61, 64, 82, 83, 88, 92, 94, 95, 96, 102, 104.
I listened to various performances of "The Queen of the Night Aria" from Mozart's Magic Flute. The best - Lucia Popp, 1964.
I listened to various performances of the "Moonlight Sonata" by Ludwig van Beethoven. The best - Friedrich Gulda, 1968.
My favorite classical composers: Ludwig van Beethoven, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Joseph Haydn, Johann Sebastian Bach, Gioachino Rossini, Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov, Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin, Dmitry Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, Gustav Mahler, Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff, Antonin Dvorak, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Anton Bruckner, Camille Saint-Saens, Johann Pachelbel, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Johann Baptist Wanhal, Joseph Martin Kraus, Edvard Grieg, George Frideric Handel, Henry Purcell, Erik Satie, Franz Schubert, Dieterich Buxtehude, Georg Philipp Telemann, Ernst Toch, Giuseppe Verdi, Aram Khachaturian, Boris Alexandrovich Tchaikovsky, Alan Hovhaness, Jean Sibelius, Georgy Vasilyevich Sviridov, Richard Wagner.
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