Sunday, September 10, 2006

My favourite things

from Wendy

My favourite things - from Movies, Books, Music
My list is not the BEST, but perhaps just the memorable, often just for the context in which they were seen, heard, read, etc.

Movies
Death in Venice, Shawshank Redemption, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Black Orpheus, Dr Zhivago, Diva, Jesus Christ Superstar

Books

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, A Town like Alice, To Kill a Mockingbird, Gone with the Wind, A Bend in the River - Naipaul, Poisonwood Bible, East of Eden - Steinbeck, Alexandria Quartet - Lawrence Durrell

Kinds of Music

World music - e.g. Indian, Fijian, Irish
Jazz
Fusion - Ry Cooder, Sirocco
Alleluia - Cohen
Evita

Classical Music

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2
Katcheturian Violin Concerto
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Debussy - piano music
Chopin - piano music
Saint-Saens Organ Concerto
Verdi - Song of the Exiles from Nabucca
Faure - Requiem
Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky
Vaughan Williams - various

Arias
Song to the Moon, Rusalka by Dvorak
Ebben? from La Wally by Catalani
Some from La Boheme and Madam Butterfly

1 Comments:

Blogger tooners said...

my mom named me after a girl in Dr. Zchivago... spelling is off there... but i like the movie myself. :)

3:32 AM  

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