Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Light notes 2

As promised, the list of Music My Students Love. I am disappointed; I had hoped there would be some overlap between the lists.

1. "Sell Out" by Reel Big Fish
2. "Massive Wonder[s]" by Mizuki Nana
3. James Morrison's "Scream Machine"
4. Astrud Gilberto, particularly "Quiet Nights [of Quiet Stars]"
5. "Oh, Canada" by Five Iron Frenzy
6. The Beatles' three-song sequence "Mean Mr. Mustard," "Polythene Pam," and "She Came in Through the Bathroom Window"
7. Bon Iver
8. "Stuck Between Stations" by The Hold Steady
9. Elliott Smith's "Between the Bars"
10. "Siegfried[-]Idyll" by [Richard] Wagner
11. Radiohead, especially "15-step"
12. Kevin Volans, "White Man Sleeps, [Movement] II"
13. "Romanian Dance - first movement" by [Bela] Bartok. Which dance, I have no idea. This is a guess.
14. "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" by Vampire Weekend
15. Muczynski's "sonata for alto saxophone a[nd] piano"
16. Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 for piano
17. "Beggin" by Madcon
18. Of Montreal
19. Video game music, specifically that of Final Fantasy, Zelda, Super Metroid, Mario Bros.
20. Any guitar orientated genre most closely resembling rock.


greatmanly said...

Please let #20 be the same person who hated Country Music -- all of it. :D

CelloShots said...

Sadly, that's the Lamb of God hater.