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Re: songs that send a shiver up your spine
« Reply #25 on: 27 April, 2021, 09:50:49 am »
There are so many but here are a few...


'Salve Regina a 5' by Tomas Luis de Victoria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvbl6VISifw


'Adagio for Strings' by Samuel Barber

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAoLJ8GbA4Y


'Hine e hine' sung by Kiri te Kanawa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xr9SDMoWTRU


'Highland Cathedral' by Roever and Korb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tEdH0bjjR8


'Bow thine ear, O Lord'  by William Byrd

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoYMs7xHIPo



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Re: songs that send a shiver up your spine
« Reply #26 on: 03 May, 2021, 02:46:30 pm »
Another one: Finlandia.

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Re: songs that send a shiver up your spine
« Reply #27 on: 03 May, 2021, 06:54:49 pm »
This awesomely terrifying piece of musical theatre always gets me shivering. I do believe ELO, of all people, used it for the 'spaceship'  prop on their  Out ofthe Blue' tour, especially from 7:58 and
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=sinfonia+da+requiem&&view=detail&mid=E9C05B0750DC9F44E850E9C05B0750DC9F44E850&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dsinfonia%2Bda%2Brequiem%26FORM%3DHDRSC3

More Britten. the opening piece is utterly mesmerising (sea interludes)
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=sea+interludes&&view=detail&mid=B0150320F504E98C200BB0150320F504E98C200B&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dsea%2520interludes%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dsea%2520interludes%26sc%3D5-14%26sk%3D%26cvid%3DBDEF3FEE01C14A63A9B89C2DFD8E5832

Old Dmitri S and the butchery of the year 1905. As used h Schindler's List to awful effect. The original piece was about 'Cossacks' and peasants, but it fits so well. The full orchestral event begins with a folk song and ends in eerie calm. Always leaves  me shivering. from 20 minutes on, the second movement., then from 35 mins for the Schindler bit. to me, the celeste from about 37 minutes almost eclipses the utter savagery of what goes immediately before.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45uCQuIkF_E&t=1222s


Finally, some really advanced-for-its-time pipe playing, a tune I spent years mangling on my mandolin, from a late master.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKHYNb32Cmg

Yeah, I do know that none of them are songs!


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