Stephen Lines replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"Well if lacrimosae can't bring a tear to the lachrymal glands what ever else would ;} Ali Riza SARAL said:
My favorite is Verdi Lacrimosa...
Lacrimosa Verdi Requiem
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UENK70U6Lk


Actually Lacrimosa by itself is my…"
Nov 13, 2019
Stephen Lines replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"Michael, I fully agree with your choice - this is some of Dvorak's best writing and Renee makes a very excellent interpretation of it....very moving. Michael Lofting said:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trfLkYpOglA Renee Fleming, song to the moon…"
Nov 13, 2019
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"My favorite is Verdi Lacrimosa...
Lacrimosa Verdi Requiem
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UENK70U6Lk


Actually Lacrimosa by itself is my favorite...
Lacrimosa Mozart Requiem is very beutiful and holds the whole Requiem up.…"
Nov 10, 2019
Gavin Brown replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
Nov 10, 2019
Art Lowell replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"Off topic for Gavin: I have belonged to this forum for awhile and would like to be able to find my way back to the home page to post new topics and see what other topics are there, but I've lost that bookmark. Can you help me?"
Nov 10, 2019
Dane Aubrun replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"It's probably the last part of Barber's Knoxville Summer of 1915.
I can't explain to myself why it should affect me. Leontyne Price's recording in particular brings me out in goosebumps. 
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Then the closing scenes of West Side Story (the film).....
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Nov 9, 2019
Gavin Brown replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"When faced with such a blizzard, I think as a performer you have to think of it in terms of the interval of time between the beginning note of a run, and the end note. Not the notes in the arpeggios, but the notes in the chords of the surrounding…"
Nov 9, 2019
Ingo Lee replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"Thanks Gav for posting that, I liked it although it didn't affect me the same as you.  The score did make me curious;. groupings of 22 and 23 sixty-fourth notes, who hears that?  I ended up on this site:…"
Nov 9, 2019
Gavin Brown replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"Here is one that breaks my heart >"
Nov 9, 2019
Art Lowell replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"IMO, I think you are all talking about the quality of the melodies you have heard. "Melody" is the element that is sadly neglected in much of commercial music, these days. I'm outraged by the Law And Order soundtracks, with the Mike Post…"
Nov 9, 2019
Jérôme Chassagnard replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"Darrell White II said:
You're right, Ascend sounds heavenly yet a bit morbid like letting go. And I know we don't know each other, but I'm sorry about your Father. My condolences. I lost family to cancer, and I try my best not to smoke cigarettes so…"
Nov 9, 2019
Jérôme Chassagnard replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"Gustav Malher "Adagietto"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Les39aIKbzE

Samuel Barber :Adagio for strings"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izQsgE0L450"
Nov 9, 2019
Darrell White II replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"You're right, Ascend sounds heavenly yet a bit morbid like letting go. And I know we don't know each other, but I'm sorry about your Father. My condolences. I lost family to cancer, and I try my best not to smoke cigarettes so I can stay healthy…"
Mar 12, 2017
Darrell White II replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"True David, though I feel the chills on my arms. The Sweden Hall acoustics are extraordinary. Do you know if the Mass Choir in the video were college students? David Unger said:
This piece by Wilhelm Stenhammar "Vårnatt" (Spring Night) always sends…"
Mar 11, 2017
Gavin Brown replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"Here’s another one that always gets me, from very early Yes, featuring the angelic voice of Jon Anderson and some of the most beautiful lyrics I have ever heard. A couple of minutes long https://youtu.be/qTx4dbE4Mek"
Mar 9, 2017
Bob Morabito replied to Daniel DiMercurio's discussion What Piece Drives You to Tears?
"This piece stopped me dead in my tracks first time I heard it..and still has my heart..
Thanks Bob https://soundcloud.com/bob-morabito"
Mar 9, 2017
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