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nytemare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-22-08 02:34 PM
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17. I can't decide if "Elephant Man" or "Platoon" was my favorite use of it in film.
They used it in "Amelie" as well, but Amelie was mostly a lighthearted film.

Adagio for stings has to be the most tragic instrumental piece ever.
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  -one of the most beautiful pieces of music lost-in-nj  Mar-21-08 09:03 PM   #0 
  - That is the most beautiful music on earth.  mwdem   Mar-21-08 09:25 PM   #1 
  - I cry every time to...  lost-in-nj   Mar-21-08 09:47 PM   #3 
     - Thank you  littlebit   Mar-22-08 01:59 AM   #9 
     - It was used prominently in Platoon  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-22-08 01:37 PM   #16 
        - LL, have you ever sung the Agnus Dei set to Barber's 'Adagio'  ChoralScholar   Mar-23-08 12:26 AM   #21 
           - No, but I have a recording of it  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-23-08 08:25 AM   #25 
     - Don't know if you're a fan......  Jade Fox   Mar-22-08 11:58 AM   #14 
  - The Adagio for Strings moves me to tears in whatever setting I hear it.  mycritters2   Mar-21-08 09:28 PM   #2 
  - actually  lost-in-nj   Mar-21-08 09:48 PM   #4 
  - I'm honored! Thank you!  mycritters2   Mar-21-08 09:58 PM   #5 
  - Same here  lizziegrace   Mar-22-08 07:44 AM   #10 
  - I've seen that video before.  Prisoner_Number_Six   Mar-21-08 11:01 PM   #6 
  - Thanks for this.  MilesColtrane   Mar-22-08 01:48 AM   #7 
  - I like this song better  JVS   Mar-22-08 01:53 AM   #8 
  - Thank you for sharing. nt  In_Transit   Mar-22-08 08:00 AM   #11 
  - Nice tune; tacky video.  RadiationTherapy   Mar-22-08 09:52 AM   #12 
  - WOW, you brought back so many memories with that video  nomad1776   Mar-22-08 10:54 AM   #13 
  - When I read "one of the most beautiful pieces of music,"  crim son   Mar-22-08 12:00 PM   #15 
  - I can't decide if "Elephant Man" or "Platoon" was my favorite use of it in film.  nytemare   Mar-22-08 02:34 PM   #17 
  - Listen to the vocal version of the Adageo, Agnus Dei - ravishing  sarge43   Mar-22-08 02:58 PM   #18 
  - I never knew  lost-in-nj   Mar-22-08 03:02 PM   #19 
     - If you love this music, recommend a couple of CDs  sarge43   Mar-22-08 03:34 PM   #20 
        - We have another choral fan in da haus?  ChoralScholar   Mar-23-08 12:28 AM   #22 
  - very beautiful  JI7   Mar-23-08 06:25 AM   #23 
  - I love Barber's music...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-23-08 06:36 AM   #24 
  - I love slow chill music like this  Inchworm   Mar-23-08 08:36 AM   #26 
 

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