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That's so funny, Chris, it's the second time this week I've heard Fanfare. My M other in law had gotten a Copland cd for Christmas, and she was playing it on Sunday while we were visiting - she stopped it and put this selection on, it's her favorite.

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Appalachian Spring has some good memories for me, and has my favorite hymn incorporated into it. When my theatre group did the play *Of Mice and Men*, I got to pick the opening music, and that is the song I picked - I thought it was so American, and it reminded me of the Harvest of Shame doc about itinerant farm workers. It just felt right for the story of Lennie and George -

'Tis a gift to be simple, 'tis a gift to be free.....


I like the part where it first starts to pick up pace and sounds like horses trotting along.


My other favorite is Rodeo, with it's jouncy bucking sound.


Maybe I just like the sound of horses. :D

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Nice stuff from Rudy! :)

Alice Faye began her career as a band vocalist with the Rudy Vallee Orchestra in 1933, I have a recording of hers with the Vallee orchestra (title is "Shame On You") in my 78 collection.


Here are a couple of more college themed songs:


Jesse Stafford:


Varsity Eight:

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That would be awesome. I never thought of a screening - I would love to have some screwball like Godfrey or maybe Monkey Business - the Marx Bros. one, I mean. Maybe followed by Westward the Women. :D


Maybe they would sit still for a few classic movies then.


Edited by: JackFavell on Feb 10, 2012 9:33 AM

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This is a song I just starting playing the last few days. I have heard it many years ago, but never played it.


It is a song classic movie fans can related to. In fact I had to explain to people why it is called No Myth (well why I think it is). I believe it relates to Heathclif and the fact that Cathy coming back to him is No Myth.






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