JenJen (obigrrl) wrote in thequestionclub,

Hump Day, woo!

Do you enjoy Classical music? If so, what would you attribute to your enjoyment? (What or why do you think you like it?)

I love Classical, and I'm pretty sure I can peg it back to watching cartoons growing up. Most of your basic classic cartoons (Warner Bros., Disney, Tom & Jerry, etc.) had classical scores throughout. "Rhapsody Rabbit" = Franz Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, "What's Opera, Doc?" = Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries and excerpts from his Der Ring des Nibelungen, and of course Fantasia is one giant classical piece.

I also watched a lot of Olympic figure skating growing up, and most of those performers chose classical pieces for their routines.

And, of course, movies. Most movie scores are simply modern-day classical pieces anyway. Of all the CDs in my collection that are soundtracks, the majority of them are movie scores rather than the songs from/used in the movie.
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