Your classical guitar music earworm?

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Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by Erik Zurcher » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:04 pm

Sometimes you hear a piece of music that stays in your head for hours, days, even weeks. I kept singing, whistling or humming Villa-Lobos' Gavotta-Chôro on a long drive to Italy until my wife and children begged me to stop and change my tune. Gavotta-Chôro is definitely my earworm. What is yours?
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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by Contreras » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:11 pm

Haha ... been there with Gavotta-Chôro ...

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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by Jim Davidson » Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:14 am

The first movement of the Paganini Gran Sonata, specifically the Jose De Azpiazu arrangement.

I worked on it for five months for one of my undergrad recitals and even now, five years later, my girlfriend still gets it stuck in her head at work.

Gonna have to wait a few years before I play that one again!
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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by wongsteven51 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:51 am

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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by Alvisa » Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:05 am

North West Passage on Emma Rush's CD Canadiana
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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by tom0311 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:16 am

Definitely prelude 998 for me!
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Post by tsulej » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:08 am

Hommage a Villa-Lobos by Dyens first 4 bars.

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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by doug » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:27 am

Lately it's been the theme of "The Pink Panther." ??? :oops:
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Post by Robert Rogers » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:50 am

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Post by Smudger5150 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:14 pm

Misionera by Bustamante as arranged by Morel and played by Jason Vieaux.
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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by Tomzooki » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:51 pm

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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by Patona » Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:53 pm

My favourite earworm is Baletto from M. Ponce. Here for example played from Edson Lopez
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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by Rick Beauregard » Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:17 pm

Les Barricades Mysterieuse. I've made the mistake of attempting to learn it. But just the Rondo is an earworm at the moment.
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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by isaac_suit6 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:23 pm

My earworm is whatever piece I am learning and memorizing at that time. Even when I begin a new piece, the previously learned piece persists for a while. So, it's not constant, but relative. I wasn't familiar with the Gavotta Choro and just took a listen -- very lovely!

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Re: Your classical guitar music earworm?

Post by GeoffB » Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:12 am

Mine currently is William Croft's Ground in C minor (wrongly attributed to Purcell), as played here by Nataly Makovskaya. I find that recording very pleasantly hypnotic.
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