The [Disco Chives] Misplaced Parrot Complaint Thread

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  • Richard HaseltineRichard Haseltine Posts: 97,951

    It was overcast here when we had an eclipse, but using a pair of binoculars with a card behind them (not looking through the binoculars) I was able to see a projection of the sun's disc as it was reduced (but no halo effect, of course).

  • AgitatedRiotAgitatedRiot Posts: 4,384
    edited March 12

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    See what MANGOs get you.

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  • richardandtracyrichardandtracy Posts: 5,288
    See if you can calculate a ceiling sundial from the Prisms. That'd be quite something. Regards, Richard.
  • LeatherGryphonLeatherGryphon Posts: 11,316
    edited March 13

    richardandtracy said:

    See if you can calculate a ceiling sundial from the Prisms. That'd be quite something. Regards, Richard.

    Clever idea,yes but there are three problems:indecision

    1) The prisms move too easily.

    2) None of the color spots or spectrums hit the ceiling.

    3) The resultant solar calendar would only cover about 1/3 of the year.  (two months in the spring, two months in the fall)  The rest of the time, the celestial geometry doesn't workout.

    I'm just happy that it does it at all, and it's usually a surprise when I notice it again.  Wheee... that time of year again.smiley  Although, I am curious to see how long it lasts this year because of the removed building.

    Additionally, I have been considering buying (or designing and having made) a unique "sundial" to also place in the tiny little corner park where the town clock stands.  My father donated the clock.  The grocery store donated the tiny park from their unused parking lot across the street from the store.  But the clock has long periods where it doesn't work (cheap clock) until repaired.  So, if I donate a sundial at least time won't stop completely in this town.wink  I've also thought about donating a park bench for the tiny park.  The park is in the street corner of a big unpaved area used for parking but seldom more than a couple of cars or a big truck at any one time.  Good place for bus waiters to wait.  

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  • Charlie JudgeCharlie Judge Posts: 12,483

    LeatherGryphon said:

    richardandtracy said:

    See if you can calculate a ceiling sundial from the Prisms. That'd be quite something. Regards, Richard.

    Clever idea,yes but there are three problems:indecision

    1) The prisms move too easily.

    2) None of the color spots or spectrums hit the ceiling.

    3) The resultant solar calendar would only cover about 1/3 of the year.  (two months in the spring, two months in the fall)  The rest of the time, the geometry doesn't workout.

    I'm just happy that it does it at all, and it's usually a surprise when I notice it again.  Wheee... that time of year again.smiley  Although, I am curious to see how long it lasts this years because of the removed building.

    Additionally, I have been considering buying (or designing and having made) a unique "sundial" to also place in the tiny little corner park where the town clock stands.  My father donated the clock.  The grocery store donated the tiny park from their unused parking lot across the street from the store.  But the clock has long periods where it doesn't work (cheap clock) until repaired.  So, if I donate a sundial at least time won't stop completely in this town.wink  I've also thought about donating a park bench for the tiny park.  The park is in the street corner of a big unpaved area used for parking but seldom more than a couple of cars or a big truck at any one time.  Good place for bus waiters to wait.  

    Oh, but it will on April 8 (if the clock is also down). 

  • frank0314frank0314 Posts: 13,594
    edited March 13

    AgitatedRiot said:

    frank0314 said:

    NylonGirl said:

    The Thread Police are going to be like, "we need to take a look at page 82. The Chives are strong on this one".

    You rang (police comment, well ex)? Our state just passed recreational last Nov and medical was already legal for about 4 years now. The state dictated how many dispensaries were allowed in the state, and how many doctors were allowed to give you a card. I'm lucky if I decided to go on it cause my family doctor is the only one in a 30-mile radius. Needless to say, it's hard to get an appointment for it because he's so busy. Everyone keeps telling me to try for my various health issues, but I'm still a cop at heart and it is still federally illegal. I'm also scared because I am prone to addiction problems at times. I started drugs and alcohol when I was 14. I was finally able to get off the drugs when I got married at 21. I still drank though, but am now sober for 5 years. I'm just not sure I wanna go down that road again. If I get desperate enough I may try it in the future. I would love to get off a bunch of these meds if it alone will help.

    Because of my PTSD, my doctors decided I might benefit from the psychopharmaceutical. I tried it, but I wouldn't say I liked it. It was bizarre. T

    Using Psychedelics to Treat PTSD | Psychology Today

    My CPTSD was one of the things people are saying it may help with as well as my non-stop major pain and a couple of other of my issues. I sleep less than 4 hours a night broken into 3 sessions because of the CPTSD and so far the treatment has semi-lessened it but nowhere near what would be considered an improvement. My wife's friend was a bank teller and was robbed at gunpoint twice in a year she was put on the medical version and she says it works great once they got the proper strength worked out.

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  • frank0314frank0314 Posts: 13,594

    LeatherGryphon said:

    Non-complaint:  Yay, my 12 cans of Diced Tomatoes from Amazon has arrived, replacing the mangos they sent the first time.  Wheee..., it's spaghetti & goulash & ChilliMac time again.smiley  But I got 12 cans of Diced Mangos for free out of the ordeal.  I just have to get used to eating Mangos again(meh).

    Also received 10 Solar Eclipse glasses, and some dark filters for my cameras.  The April 8th total eclipse goes right over my house.  Wheee...  I've waited 75 years for this.yes  It will of course be cloudy.frown

    'Nother Non-complaint:  Wheee..., it's that time of year again when my kitchen window prisms cast their rainbows & color spots around the room.  And now that the building next door is gone, the morning sun hits the prisms more, and earlier this year.  Yay! 

    I love mangos in my daily fruit smoothies but not all that crazy about them just to eat. I can eat a few small pieces before the taste is overpowering to me. Because of the other fruits in the smoothie it just gives it a bit of a kick in the flavor department.

    My youngest son is a freelance photojournalist and photographer and plans on recording and taking pictures of the eclipse, weather permitting. I'm sure he will be posting them on his site so if anyone's interested in seeing them at the time I can link you guys to it.

  • ArtAngelArtAngel Posts: 1,593

    frank0314 said:

    AgitatedRiot said:

    frank0314 said:

    NylonGirl said:

    The Thread Police are going to be like, "we need to take a look at page 82. The Chives are strong on this one".

    You rang (police comment, well ex)? Our state just passed recreational last Nov and medical was already legal for about 4 years now. The state dictated how many dispensaries were allowed in the state, and how many doctors were allowed to give you a card. I'm lucky if I decided to go on it cause my family doctor is the only one in a 30-mile radius. Needless to say, it's hard to get an appointment for it because he's so busy. Everyone keeps telling me to try for my various health issues, but I'm still a cop at heart and it is still federally illegal. I'm also scared because I am prone to addiction problems at times. I started drugs and alcohol when I was 14. I was finally able to get off the drugs when I got married at 21. I still drank though, but am now sober for 5 years. I'm just not sure I wanna go down that road again. If I get desperate enough I may try it in the future. I would love to get off a bunch of these meds if it alone will help.

    Because of my PTSD, my doctors decided I might benefit from the psychopharmaceutical. I tried it, but I wouldn't say I liked it. It was bizarre. T

    Using Psychedelics to Treat PTSD | Psychology Today

    My CPTSD was one of the things people are saying it may help with as well as my non-stop major pain and a couple of other of my issues. I sleep less than 4 hours a night broken into 3 sessions because of the CPTSD and so far the treatment has semi-lessened it but nowhere near what would be considered an improvement. My wife's friend was a bank teller and was robbed at gunpoint twice in a year she was put on the medical version and she says it works great once they got the proper strength worked out.

    Sounds like my hubby. The kind of husband that was too good to be true. The sweetest guy. We had it knocked for nine years, but after a surgery crippled him, he became suicidal, angry, feeling useless like a burden, etc  Really really negative thoughts and words. He was on a suicide hotline list and treated as an emergency, and was given various group, and one on one, sessions. He was also prescribed 6 meds in additon to the 7 meds for the surgery related pain and complications. But after the pysch meds, he seemed to get worse, not better, so I looked them up (the prescriptions from the shrink) and found a side effect of some of the meds prescribed was suicidal thoughts and tendencies. I disposed of them.  Why prescribe meds for suicidal depressed people that have a common side affect of suicidal thoughts?!?! The sessions helped, the drugs didn't.

    Guns were not part f my life until I moved here. My ex, before Scott, was a vet with PTSD. He held me at gun point, but I stayed because I understood the trigger (no pun intended) but after he shot at my son, I left. Two different husbands, two different PTSD. Both angry. One wanted to hurt others, the other wants to hurt himself. A huge difference. Every case differs, but unfortunately sometimes people lump them together. Cookie cutter treatments never work. 

  • TJohnTJohn Posts: 11,054
    In the eye specialist's office to get my right eye lens laser-cleaned. Wheee... Having a lovely time.
  • DanaTADanaTA Posts: 13,139

    TJohn said:

    In the eye specialist's office to get my right eye lens laser-cleaned. Wheee... Having a lovely time.

    Never heard of such a thing.  Hope it goes well for you! 

  • TJohnTJohn Posts: 11,054
    Thanks, Dana. I had cataract surgery years ago, the lens are replaced with artificial ones. Over time there is build-up on the lenses that needs to be burned off with a laser. All good now.
  • AgitatedRiotAgitatedRiot Posts: 4,384
    ArtAngel said:

    frank0314 said:

    AgitatedRiot said:

    frank0314 said:

    NylonGirl said:

    The Thread Police are going to be like, "we need to take a look at page 82. The Chives are strong on this one".

    You rang (police comment, well ex)? Our state just passed recreational last Nov and medical was already legal for about 4 years now. The state dictated how many dispensaries were allowed in the state, and how many doctors were allowed to give you a card. I'm lucky if I decided to go on it cause my family doctor is the only one in a 30-mile radius. Needless to say, it's hard to get an appointment for it because he's so busy. Everyone keeps telling me to try for my various health issues, but I'm still a cop at heart and it is still federally illegal. I'm also scared because I am prone to addiction problems at times. I started drugs and alcohol when I was 14. I was finally able to get off the drugs when I got married at 21. I still drank though, but am now sober for 5 years. I'm just not sure I wanna go down that road again. If I get desperate enough I may try it in the future. I would love to get off a bunch of these meds if it alone will help.

    Because of my PTSD, my doctors decided I might benefit from the psychopharmaceutical. I tried it, but I wouldn't say I liked it. It was bizarre. T

    Using Psychedelics to Treat PTSD | Psychology Today

    My CPTSD was one of the things people are saying it may help with as well as my non-stop major pain and a couple of other of my issues. I sleep less than 4 hours a night broken into 3 sessions because of the CPTSD and so far the treatment has semi-lessened it but nowhere near what would be considered an improvement. My wife's friend was a bank teller and was robbed at gunpoint twice in a year she was put on the medical version and she says it works great once they got the proper strength worked out.

    Sounds like my hubby. The kind of husband that was too good to be true. The sweetest guy. We had it knocked for nine years, but after a surgery crippled him, he became suicidal, angry, feeling useless like a burden, etc  Really really negative thoughts and words. He was on a suicide hotline list and treated as an emergency, and was given various group, and one on one, sessions. He was also prescribed 6 meds in additon to the 7 meds for the surgery related pain and complications. But after the pysch meds, he seemed to get worse, not better, so I looked them up (the prescriptions from the shrink) and found a side effect of some of the meds prescribed was suicidal thoughts and tendencies. I disposed of them.  Why prescribe meds for suicidal depressed people that have a common side affect of suicidal thoughts?!?! The sessions helped, the drugs didn't.

    Guns were not part f my life until I moved here. My ex, before Scott, was a vet with PTSD. He held me at gun point, but I stayed because I understood the trigger (no pun intended) but after he shot at my son, I left. Two different husbands, two different PTSD. Both angry. One wanted to hurt others, the other wants to hurt himself. A huge difference. Every case differs, but unfortunately sometimes people lump them together. Cookie cutter treatments never work. 

    This is why I isolated. I do have bouts of rage primarily because of the abuse I suffered as a child. Not at loved ones; thank whoever you ever want, just strangers.
  • LeatherGryphonLeatherGryphon Posts: 11,316
    edited March 14

    TJohn said:

    Thanks, Dana. I had cataract surgery years ago, the lens are replaced with artificial ones. Over time there is build-up on the lenses that needs to be burned off with a laser. All good now.

    Yeah, it's time I had that done too.  Insurance won't cover it all.  I expect to pay at least $300 per eye, plus travel costs(25 miles away).  Twice, because they refuse to do both eyes on the same day(Pennsylvania law, apparently).  Been putting it off for a year.  And yes, Pennsylvania despite that I live in New York State.frown  I'm only 10 miles from the PA border, and my local NY eye doctor's surgery facilities are in Warren, PA, 25 miles south of me.indecision

    Were the results immediately noticeable?  Any recovery period inconveniences?  Happy with the results?  Are the results worth the hype?

    And wouldn'-cha' know it?  I need new glasses too.frown  Prescription has changed again (soggy eyeballs?) but I can't justify new glasses until I get my eyeball lenses cleaned, but glasses will be another 3 or 4 hundred dollars (or more, I ain't gonna skip features this time).  I want good frames, near/far transitioning, and self-darkening lenses for my primary glasses, and I also want a proper pair of single focus glasses for reading & computer work.  I'd like these to be the last pairs of glasses I'd ever have to buy.indecision

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  • PerttiAPerttiA Posts: 9,764

    Non-complaint; It's 10PM here and +5C (41F) outside. Snow and ice is melting fast smiley

  • LeatherGryphonLeatherGryphon Posts: 11,316

    Oh, almost missed it.  Happy PI day everybody.yes

  • DanaTADanaTA Posts: 13,139

    LeatherGryphon said:

    Oh, almost missed it.  Happy PI day everybody.yes

    I just came home with a lemon crumb pie for PI day! 

  • Richard HaseltineRichard Haseltine Posts: 97,951

    LeatherGryphon said:

    Oh, almost missed it.  Happy PI day everybody.yes

    Everyone in the US - here it is 14/3.

  • AgitatedRiotAgitatedRiot Posts: 4,384

    Yum 0x1.921fb54442d1846ap+1

  • Sfariah DSfariah D Posts: 25,876

    Happy Pi day!  might have some good news about a potential place to move to but need to reach the owner of the place first.

  • frank0314frank0314 Posts: 13,594

    AgitatedRiot said:

    ArtAngel said:

    frank0314 said:

    AgitatedRiot said:

    frank0314 said:

    NylonGirl said:

    The Thread Police are going to be like, "we need to take a look at page 82. The Chives are strong on this one".

    You rang (police comment, well ex)? Our state just passed recreational last Nov and medical was already legal for about 4 years now. The state dictated how many dispensaries were allowed in the state, and how many doctors were allowed to give you a card. I'm lucky if I decided to go on it cause my family doctor is the only one in a 30-mile radius. Needless to say, it's hard to get an appointment for it because he's so busy. Everyone keeps telling me to try for my various health issues, but I'm still a cop at heart and it is still federally illegal. I'm also scared because I am prone to addiction problems at times. I started drugs and alcohol when I was 14. I was finally able to get off the drugs when I got married at 21. I still drank though, but am now sober for 5 years. I'm just not sure I wanna go down that road again. If I get desperate enough I may try it in the future. I would love to get off a bunch of these meds if it alone will help.

    Because of my PTSD, my doctors decided I might benefit from the psychopharmaceutical. I tried it, but I wouldn't say I liked it. It was bizarre. T

    Using Psychedelics to Treat PTSD | Psychology Today

    My CPTSD was one of the things people are saying it may help with as well as my non-stop major pain and a couple of other of my issues. I sleep less than 4 hours a night broken into 3 sessions because of the CPTSD and so far the treatment has semi-lessened it but nowhere near what would be considered an improvement. My wife's friend was a bank teller and was robbed at gunpoint twice in a year she was put on the medical version and she says it works great once they got the proper strength worked out.

    Sounds like my hubby. The kind of husband that was too good to be true. The sweetest guy. We had it knocked for nine years, but after a surgery crippled him, he became suicidal, angry, feeling useless like a burden, etc  Really really negative thoughts and words. He was on a suicide hotline list and treated as an emergency, and was given various group, and one on one, sessions. He was also prescribed 6 meds in additon to the 7 meds for the surgery related pain and complications. But after the pysch meds, he seemed to get worse, not better, so I looked them up (the prescriptions from the shrink) and found a side effect of some of the meds prescribed was suicidal thoughts and tendencies. I disposed of them.  Why prescribe meds for suicidal depressed people that have a common side affect of suicidal thoughts?!?! The sessions helped, the drugs didn't.

    Guns were not part f my life until I moved here. My ex, before Scott, was a vet with PTSD. He held me at gun point, but I stayed because I understood the trigger (no pun intended) but after he shot at my son, I left. Two different husbands, two different PTSD. Both angry. One wanted to hurt others, the other wants to hurt himself. A huge difference. Every case differs, but unfortunately sometimes people lump them together. Cookie cutter treatments never work. 

    This is why I isolated. I do have bouts of rage primarily because of the abuse I suffered as a child. Not at loved ones; thank whoever you ever want, just strangers.

    We have a lot in common, except mine was from the hands of my stepmother and her family. I do have a severe hair trigger but my meds keep me pretty grounded and don't have many outbursts now. This is why I can't sleep at night cause of the nightmares from all of it. I act out my dreams, so I'm kicking and punching the wall nightstand and everything on it.

  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 37,947

    well it's 15.3.2024 down here and has been for about 12 hourscheeky

    no pies but I bought beans, onions, curry and chili seasonings so things will be getting very windy

  • kyoto kidkyoto kid Posts: 40,743
    edited March 15

    LeatherGryphon said:

    Non-complaint:  Yay, for once I finally saw a major Oscar winner before it was picked.  Oppenheimer was a surprisingly engaging story, despite its length.  Deserved the award(s).

    'Nother Non-complaint:  My symphony buddy called up and we're scheduled for another symphony in Buffalo at Kleinhan's Music Hall.  Beethoven: Piano Concerto #5 (aka: "The Emperor Concerto"), and Sibelius' second symphony.  April 21st.

    I've always liked the Emperor Concerto because it's Beethoven, and part of my long time familiarity cache.yes   

    ...OK I'm jealous as those are two of my favourites as well, and on the same perofmance ticket.

    LeatherGryphon said:

    Non-complaint:  Yay, my 12 cans of Diced Tomatoes from Amazon has arrived, replacing the mangos they sent the first time.  Wheee..., it's spaghetti & goulash & ChilliMac time again.smiley  But I got 12 cans of Diced Mangos for free out of the ordeal.  I just have to get used to eating Mangos again(meh).

    Also received 10 Solar Eclipse glasses, and some dark filters for my cameras.  The April 8th total eclipse goes right over my house.  Wheee...  I've waited 75 years for this.yes  It will of course be cloudy.frown

    'Nother Non-complaint:  Wheee..., it's that time of year again when my kitchen window prisms cast their rainbows & color spots around the room.  And now that the building next door is gone, the morning sun hits the prisms more, and earlier this year.  Yay! 

    ...good they got it right the second time. 

    I still have my glasses from the eclipse we had here in Oregon back in 2017.   Was pretty spectacular and unlike the one in 1979 it was in August instead of February (our astronomy class at the college I went to in north central  Wisconsin chartered a bus to head to North Dakota to see that one). 

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  • kyoto kidkyoto kid Posts: 40,743

    ...ah yes Pi Day. Should have ordered a pizza for the occasion.,

    We finally made it out of our "second winter" here and suddenly its spring, and by the weekend, even bit of summer.  Was in the mid 60s today and this weekend looking at highs in the low to mid 70s into early next week.

  • NylonGirlNylonGirl Posts: 1,606

    kyoto kid said:

    ...OK I'm jealous as those are two of my favourites as well, and on the same perofmance ticket.

    I had a similar situation once when there was a concert with Leona Lewis, Natasha Bedingfield, and Joss Stone all at once. I really wanted to go. 

  • TJohnTJohn Posts: 11,054

    TJohn said:

    Thanks, Dana. I had cataract surgery years ago, the lens are replaced with artificial ones. Over time there is build-up on the lenses that needs to be burned off with a laser. All good now.

    Yeah, it's time I had that done too.  Insurance won't cover it all.  I expect to pay at least $300 per eye, plus travel costs(25 miles away).  Twice, because they refuse to do both eyes on the same day(Pennsylvania law, apparently).  Been putting it off for a year.  And yes, Pennsylvania despite that I live in New York State.frown  I'm only 10 miles from the PA border, and my local NY eye doctor's surgery facilities are in Warren, PA, 25 miles south of me.indecision

    Were the results immediately noticeable?  Any recovery period inconveniences?  Happy with the results?  Are the results worth the hype?

    And wouldn'-cha' know it?  I need new glasses too.frown  Prescription has changed again (soggy eyeballs?) but I can't justify new glasses until I get my eyeball lenses cleaned, but glasses will be another 3 or 4 hundred dollars (or more, I ain't gonna skip features this time).  I want good frames, near/far transitioning, and self-darkening lenses for my primary glasses, and I also want a proper pair of single focus glasses for reading & computer work.  I'd like these to be the last pairs of glasses I'd ever have to buy.indecision

    The lens cleaning was like night and day, so totally worth it. As they say, your results may vary. :) About the glasses - add the antiglare if you can. The thing about 1 eye at a time is the same here in Tennessee. I suspect it is because of the doctor's malpractice insurance. "He did both eyes and I couldn't see the car I hit, so I'm suing him for it all!" Good luck!
  • TJohnTJohn Posts: 11,054
    The pi is a lie. The cake is a fake.
  • LeatherGryphonLeatherGryphon Posts: 11,316
    edited March 15

    Non-complaint:  Music to DAZ by;  A musical picture of the life of a river.  From its birth as a babbling brook through its growth, the calm periods and the turbulent periods.  The river, "Vlatava" or (The Moldau) from the music suite "Ma Vlast" by Bedrich Smetana.  I've mentioned this a couple times before.  The typical performance is with full orchestra with the woodwinds(flute, clarinet, etc.) taking the lead, like this  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6kqu2mk-Kw  But today I'm going expose you to a fantastic performance of it as a harp solo.  The natural gliding capability of the harp lends itself perfectly to this piece.yes  Everything from the idle slowness, to the swiftly moving stream, and through chaotic rapids.  Wonderful happy piece.heart Its amazing how she gets so much of the character of the piece into just one instrument.smiley  And the second part (3:58) takes on a whole new character that I never noticed in the orchestral version.  The 3rd part (5:50) takes you into a slow shady pooling area.  The river gradually picks up speed during minute 7 towards the rapids around minute 8.  And the finish is full of wonderful harp gliding arpeggios as she swirls her hands up and down the strings as the river settles down into flowing peacefully onward.  Beautiful.  I don't find all harp music easy to listen to, but this song seems made for it.

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  • Sfariah DSfariah D Posts: 25,876

    I am filling out an application to rent a room.  My copy of Adobe Acrobat is too old to function it seems.  Now need to find a different software to use.

  • GordigGordig Posts: 9,478

    Sfariah D said:

    I am filling out an application to rent a room.  My copy of Adobe Acrobat is too old to function it seems.  Now need to find a different software to use.

    Acrobat reader is free, so if the application includes fillable sections, you don't need the full version to fill it out.

  • beregarberegar Posts: 269

    LeatherGryphon said:

    Non-complaint:  Music to DAZ by;  A musical picture of the life of a river.  From its birth as a babbling brook through its growth, the calm periods and the turbulent periods.  The river, "Vlatava" or (The Moldau) from the music suite "Ma Vlast" by Bedrich Smetana.  I've mentioned this a couple times before.  The typical performance is with full orchestra with the woodwinds(flute, clarinet, etc.) taking the lead, like this  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6kqu2mk-Kw  But today I'm going expose you to a fantastic performance of it as a harp solo.  The natural gliding capability of the harp lends itself perfectly to this piece.yes  Everything from the idle slowness, to the swiftly moving stream, and through chaotic rapids.  Wonderful happy piece.heart Its amazing how she gets so much of the character of the piece into just one instrument.smiley  And the second part (3:58) takes on a whole new character that I never noticed in the orchestral version.  The 3rd part (5:50) takes you into a slow shady pooling area.  The river gradually picks up speed during minute 7 towards the rapids around minute 8.  And the finish is full of wonderful harp gliding arpeggios as she swirls her hands up and down the strings as the river settles down into flowing peacefully onward.  Beautiful.  I don't find all harp music easy to listen to, but this song seems made for it.

    I have to admit I just can't get into classical music. I think it's because I can't really appreciate the individual instruments or the technical skill that goes into the composition. I mean the one you linked is not terrible but I wouldn't pay to go listen that, and I found parts of it made me feel mildly nauseated. It's the same deal for Opera to me. The voices are just too harsh and rely too much on the person's ability to produce large volume of sound which strips the warmth out of them.

    I think I'd be more into musicals like the Cats or the Phantom of the Opera but I haven't actually seen either performed live and in truth I just like the Phantom of the Opera (the Song) and don't particularly care for the Angel of Music or the Music of the Night. Plus I like it best when it's performed with a bit of theatrics like, say, how Floor Jansen does. I'm super picky about my songs because there might be only a single song I like from a band, but in general I find myself more gravitated towards both classical and symphonic rock as well as in general "epic music". My faves would be something like Poets of the Fall but even for them I only like stuff like Carnival of Rust or the Sweet Escape. They are both relatively low on complexity but Marko just has such a soft and pleasant voice.

    If I had to pick classical music I'd go for contemporary one like Ludovico Einaudi's stuff because he has some really simple and pleasant compositions which just make you forget yourself when you listen them. Only some though...

    Eh but I digress...

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