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    I just do the composing. All playing is done by...

    I just do the composing. All playing is done by the computer. I would rather have musicians do it, it would make things so much easier. Now I have to program all playing into the computer, after I...
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    Very nice song, I'm not that sure about the short...

    Very nice song, I'm not that sure about the short electric guitar part.
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    Pretty weird stuff, heavy, with a poppy...

    Pretty weird stuff, heavy, with a poppy mid-section, childish vocals and a Queen-like guitar.
  4. Thread: Pagan prog

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    As long as I like the music, it's alright with...

    As long as I like the music, it's alright with me. I also love In Extremo.
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    I don't really mind. I like the music, just like...

    I don't really mind. I like the music, just like I like the music of Santiano (which has a prog connection though Pete Sage, formerly from Wally).
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrbmePR-mUk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrbmePR-mUk
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    Just discovered Claude Vivier because Reinbert de...

    Just discovered Claude Vivier because Reinbert de Leeuw has died and this composer was mentioned in articles on his dead.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrIA2KbJkaE
  8. Thread: Pagan prog

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    Pagan is in the lyrics, not in the music, just...

    Pagan is in the lyrics, not in the music, just like one has Christian stuff.
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    They appear to have a pagan element.

    They appear to have a pagan element.
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    Not sure if this would be considered prog, but it...

    Not sure if this would be considered prog, but it is pagan.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch-fed2_swY
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    Actualy Downwind is my favorite. It was the first...

    Actualy Downwind is my favorite. It was the first Gong album I owned and the only one I have on vinyl. Don't really care for the Flying teapot period. I love the period with lots of percussion.
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    I thought that as well, though in one of my books...

    I thought that as well, though in one of my books Time... precedes Downwind.
  13. I'm not sure I would consider my music...

    I'm not sure I would consider my music electronic, though I use synthesizers.
  14. And there are so many more, like: Johan Timman...

    And there are so many more, like:
    Johan Timman
    Pythagoras

    I wouldn't consider Enya electronic and I think Suzanne Cianni also did pianostuff.
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    I didn't know that Rare Bird when I choose this...

    I didn't know that Rare Bird when I choose this monniker for my musical activities.
  16. My mom died from a brainhemorrhage as well, so I...

    My mom died from a brainhemorrhage as well, so I have experienced it. If it starts bleeding, there is not much one can do about it. With my mother the bleeding stopped when she went in a coma, but...
  17. Thread: NP

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    Celebrating Jon Lord the composer 3 of the 8...

    Celebrating Jon Lord the composer
    3 of the 8 pieces on this album are originally on Sarabande.
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    One can hardly expect something else, considering...

    One can hardly expect something else, considering my screenname.
  19. Things are really weird. Today I got the news a...

    Things are really weird. Today I got the news a neighbour has died from a brainhemorage, aged 72. And my dad at 91 is again getting better.
  20. I'm glad as well. My dad is looking forward to...

    I'm glad as well. My dad is looking forward to the rehablitation clinic. He seems to forget last time he was there, it was summer and nice weather. And even then was was glad when he finally got to...
  21. Just got some good news from the hospital. On...

    Just got some good news from the hospital. On Thursday he will be transfered to a rehabilitation clinic, which is also a bit closer to my home, at least easier to get to with public transport. He has...
  22. Gearge Gershwin also made art, but I don't think...

    Gearge Gershwin also made art, but I don't think he ever sold something.
  23. I've experienced it several times before, so I...

    I've experienced it several times before, so I knew what to do. This time things were a bit worse. Other times his speaking came back after some time. Now it took several days and it is still not...
  24. I can rember seeing it in a show on one hit...

    I can rember seeing it in a show on one hit wonders. One episode was about Driver seat and I can remember there was told he was a painter and did the artwork for a couple of albums.
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    Hoelderlin s/t Clowns and clouds Rare Birds

    Hoelderlin
    s/t
    Clowns and clouds
    Rare Birds
  26. Today I really got some good news. My dad is...

    Today I really got some good news. My dad is talking again. I could have some conversation with him. At some point he had some problems, but at least things seem to be improving a bit faster than I...
  27. Forgot the late Herman Brood.

    Forgot the late Herman Brood.
  28. Paul Roberts (Sniff 'n' the Tears) as far as I...

    Paul Roberts (Sniff 'n' the Tears) as far as I can remember.

    Christian von Grumbkow (Hoelderlin)
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    I'm not sure, but I think there are several young...

    I'm not sure, but I think there are several young Dutch artists who know and are influenced by older stuff, like The Beatles and others. For instance:
    Jacco Gardner
    Douwe Bob (well he is the son of...
  30. I try to do the best I can. Vacations together...

    I try to do the best I can. Vacations together will be something that will not happen anyday soon. We had talked about past vacations very often, like the vacations that were best. My dad remembers...
  31. Well today things seemed to be a bit better with...

    Well today things seemed to be a bit better with my dad. He was out of bed and he mostly understood what I told him. Alas speaking gives problems. He searches for words and than stops talking. But...
  32. I visit my dad every afternoon. In the past when...

    I visit my dad every afternoon. In the past when he was in the hospital I also visited him in the evening, but at this point it's a bit more than I can take.
    Big problem is, my dad is in a way the...
  33. I hope so. Not being able to eat properly is...

    I hope so. Not being able to eat properly is getting on my nerves. And it's no fun almost bursting to tears if I visit my dad in the hospital. He needs support and not being comforting me.
  34. It seems my dad has had a cerebral infarction. I...

    It seems my dad has had a cerebral infarction. I feel rather depressed, every time I see him. I see some improvements, but it is still not much. He is far from the man he was, someone I could have a...
  35. The worst part today was not being able to talk...

    The worst part today was not being able to talk with my dad. I hope things will turn for the better. At this moment everything is dark. Tomorrow I hope to get some positive news.
  36. Today is a bad day. My dad was talking...

    Today is a bad day. My dad was talking incoherently, so I considered a stroke and called an ambulance. Nothing to be seen on brain scans and though sometimes he talks normal for a moment, the...
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    Jethro Tull - Under wraps (because it is the only...

    Jethro Tull - Under wraps (because it is the only tour I saw and have pictures of)
    Jean-Luc Ponty - Original album series (Vol. 2)
    Contains:
    A taste for passion
    Live
    Civilised evil
    Mystical...
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    Today I played Rush in Rio. Not really my...

    Today I played Rush in Rio. Not really my favorite.
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    Do you own Torni?

    Do you own Torni?
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    I have that one as well. - And I have...

    I have that one as well.
    -
    And I have Jean-Michel Guesdon and Philippe Margotin - Pink Floyd all the songs (in a Dutch translation)
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    If you want weird and ironic things, I think...

    If you want weird and ironic things, I think there are more examples. Like for instance Franz Lehar, who has worked with Jewish lyricists and married a Jewish wife, who converted to catholisism. His...
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    He also plays on both Ali Neander albums I have,...

    He also plays on both Ali Neander albums I have, which one might consider jazz-rock.
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    Happy birthday Steve.

    Happy birthday Steve.
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    Nice work.

    Nice work.
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    Stravinsky was anti-semitic as well. And an...

    Stravinsky was anti-semitic as well. And an admirer of Mussolini.
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    Last days I played: Signals Grace under presure...

    Last days I played:
    Signals
    Grace under presure
    Now it is
    Power windows (the only Rush I also have on vinyl and the last studio-album I own.)
  47. We just had to put down my dad's old cat. She...

    We just had to put down my dad's old cat. She lived for almost 20 years and was at this moment really dying. It's a hard blow for my dad, so I hope it doesn't take his will to live.
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    Did no-one mention Gloryhammer? ...

    Did no-one mention Gloryhammer?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHXd0Z58yOo
  49. Octopus - Octopus - The survivor of Atlantis,...

    Octopus - Octopus - The survivor of Atlantis, with the following line:
    "A gentle giant octopus takes me to a chair."
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    Today I played Exit stage left.

    Today I played Exit stage left.
  51. Here some classical music with electric guitar. ...

    Here some classical music with electric guitar.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6rvUJwOU38

    The composer also plays with a metal band.
  52. Thread: NP

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    UK - Live in America

    UK - Live in America
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    It takes several operations. Breast-removal and...

    It takes several operations. Breast-removal and then trying to build something that looks like a penis. Other aspects are easier, because hormones will influence hair-growth and muscle-build....
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    Permanent waves I think this is the first Rush...

    Permanent waves
    I think this is the first Rush album where the synths are getting more upfront.

    It was the first Rush album I heard.
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    It was 7 years before I was born and I just know...

    It was 7 years before I was born and I just know it, because of the book I own. And as said, I know my stuff about the subject, although I know less about transgenders who feel male.
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    I think the first was the American Christine...

    I think the first was the American Christine Jorgensen in 1952, who had her transition in Denmark. An article about her was published in New York Daily News on December 1. 1952 The word...
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    Of course it is all in retrospect. How quick one...

    Of course it is all in retrospect. How quick one start to look more feminine, I'm not really sure, I think it depends on several things, like age and build. If one allready look a bit femine to start...
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    Dirk Descheemaeker doesn't play bassoon either. I...

    Dirk Descheemaeker doesn't play bassoon either. I have several albums with him and he plays clarinets, bass clarinet and soprano saxophone.

    I think my dad has a record with someone playing a...
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    Hemispheres

    Hemispheres
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    I would say transition starts with hormone...

    I would say transition starts with hormone treatments and the moment one gets out publicly as a woman.
    Perhaps she would have served herself better if she started releasing her music as Wendy Carlos...
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