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A group to share great music with others of any type from around the world, and of any language, and taste. Everyone is welcome to join! Just keep in mind that there are other music groups in which you can post well known artists and songs which are in the mainstream US/UK music.. Read more

A group to share great music with others of any type from around the world, and of any language, and taste. Everyone is welcome to join! Just keep in mind that there are other music groups in which you can post well known artists and songs which are in the mainstream US/UK music.. Read more

Posts Tagged "films" By Marionville (2201) Posts by members only

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Posted by Marionville
I’m going to Norway soon to see the fjords and majestic scenery, it’s a country I’ve long been drawn to …and as a Scot feel a great affinity with too, as both historically and geographically Scotland has close ties with Norway. It’s also...
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Marionville
In 2000 a trio of Norwegian comedians calling themselves Boyzvoice made a spoof film in the form of a Mocumentary…poking fun at Boy Bands, called - Get Ready To Be Boyzvoiced. It runs for an hour and a half and is very funny. I believe ...
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Marionville
My post yesterday raised quite a lot of interest in the Arabic instrument the Oud, which was brought to Spain by The Moors and there the instrument and its music developed into Flamenco and led to the development of the acoustic guitar. Today I’m...
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World Music
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Marionville
We will soon be at midsummer in just over a month’s time to be accurate and in the most northerly countries the sun will never set …in Iceland for instance. They’ll have festivals and music to celebrate, but the down side of that of course is...
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World Music
Jan 21Jan 21

Posted by Marionville
Mark Knopfler is one of the greatest guitarists and songwriters around in my opinion, and a great frontman for the Rock band Dire Straits from the late 70s when he formed the band. Mark was born in Scotland but moved with his family to Newcastle ...
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Dec 28, 2023Dec 2023

Posted by Marionville
A few years ago, in 2010, a bunch of young hopefuls entered XFactor UK talent competition as individuals and Simon Cowell put 5 of them together into one group and signed them up to his own label thus creating the pop phenomenon which became One ...
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World Music
Nov 28, 2023Nov 2023

Posted by Marionville
Italian music maestro Ennio Morricone has written many memorable movie themes including this one from La Califfa the 1971 Italian film which starred Romy Schneider. Here Hayley Westenra sings it at Royal Albert Hall in London in 2014 for Classic FM ...
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World Music
Oct 21, 2023Oct 2023

Posted by Marionville
It’s not a genre I really know much about but there’s no denying it’s got massive numbers of young followers internationally…Korean K.Pop…I mean! The best known and most commercially successful of them is boy group BTS, but there are ...
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World Music
Oct 11, 2023Oct 2023

Posted by Marionville
Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti at Classical Brit Awards 2012 where she won the award for Female Musician of the Year. She performs the very moving John Williams’ Schindler’s List from the 1993 Steven Spielberg film of the same name. ...
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World Music
Sep 29, 2023Sep 2023

Posted by Marionville
Yesterday, here in the U.K. we saw and heard that an iconic sycamore tree at Sycamore Gap near Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland National Park was cut down overnight in an act of sheer vandalism. The tree was featured in the Hollywood movie ...
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World Music
May 23, 2023May 2023

Posted by Marionville
Yesterday Roger posted a song from Hungary about a butterfly and it reminded me of this song from a 2001 Norwegian film “Oyenstikker” or Dragonfly. It’s soundtrack was written by Magne Furuholmen and later his band a-ha covered this the title...
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Feb 16, 2023Feb 2023

Posted by Marionville
There’s something very calming about harp music…and traditionally Celtic music quite often incorporates it in their melodies. The song The Isle Of Innisfree was written by full time Irish policeman and part time composer Richard Farrelly in ...
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World Music
Feb 13, 2023Feb 2023

Posted by Marionville
Today I’m posting this old film from 1942 of Carnival Time in Brazil. In Europe and much of the world WW2 was raging, but in Rio de Janeiro the fun and jollity went on regardless, an ocean away on a different continent. This film is a bit ...
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Jan 29, 2023Jan 2023

Posted by TOFERD
LINKThe Neuroscience of Music - Levine Music
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Jan 17, 2023Jan 2023

Posted by Marionville
Australia has brought us many top artists in film and music…here are two of the best known from the music world - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and Kylie Minogue. - Where The Wild Roses Grow.
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World Music
Dec 17, 2022Dec 2022

Posted by Marionville
French Electronic group M83 teamed up with Norwegian singer Susanne Sundfor to perform live, the main theme for the 2013 movie Oblivion which starred Tom Cruise. M83 were commissioned to write the film’s full soundtrack.
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World Music
Oct 23, 2022Oct 2022

Posted by Marionville
I’m posting something from the new album True North which was released two days ago by Norwegian Supergroup a-ha. - their first for 7 years. Magne Furuholmen, keyboardist, who has shared writing credits on the album with guitarist Pal ...
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World Music
Oct 21, 2022Oct 2022

Posted by Marionville
I don’t know if any of you know the incredible story of Rodriguez - full name Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, who is a Mexican American singer born in Detroit in 1942. He found little fame at home in the USA but unbeknown even to himself..he was a roaring ...
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World Music
Oct 7, 2022Oct 2022

Posted by Marionville
I’m indebted to @Garf for posting something by this band earlier in the Music Fans Group, as they’re new to me. I’ve now looked a little bit into their music and who they are …and really like them. They’re called Haevn and are from ...
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Oct 6, 2022Oct 2022

Posted by Marionville
As a follow up to yesterday’s post …and because today is the 60th anniversary of the first James Bond movie in the longest running and most successful film franchise series in cinematic history. Dr No, starring Sean Connery as Ian Fleming’s ...
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World Music
Sep 1, 2022Sep 2022

Posted by Marionville
We’re on a trip back to France of the 1960’s today with a song from one of the best known French actresses/chanteuses of that era…namely Sylvie Vartan. Sylvie, who was born in Sophia, Bulgaria was married to French Rock n’ Roll idol Johnny...
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World Music
Aug 21, 2022Aug 2022

Posted by Marionville
This afternoon I’m going to an open air concert at The Hill Of The O’Neill in Dungannon, Co.Tyrone….which is about ten or twelve miles from my home. It’s a heritage site and concert venue which has been built beside the ruined castle which ...
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World Music
Aug 7, 2022Aug 2022

Posted by Marionville
Today it’s an all-Celtic affair with a Breton-Irish collaboration from Briezh Pan Celtic, a tie-up between a traditional Celtic music group in Brittany and a school of traditional harpists in Laois, Ireland. They perform the theme from the 1992 ...
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World Music
Jul 24, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Marionville
I’ve posted about Earth Affair before…but not for some time, so today I will explain again that it is a consortium of musicians from the Scandinavian and other Northern European countries, the brainchild of Icelandic percussionist and composer ...
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World Music
Jul 4, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Marionville
This seemed to be an obvious choice to post today…July 4th. FSO (Film Symphony Orchestra) which is led by the internationally acclaimed Spanish born composer and conductor Constantino Martinez Orts, with their most recent performance of John ...
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