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source link Author: Gary
Posted: May 28 2003 - 01:47 PM
Subject: Can anyone recognize this theme?
Hi, Doug.

The melody is from the opera, 'Loengrin' by Richard Wagner. It's the 2nd theme of Act II.

All the best!

Author: Doug
Posted: Feb 10 2003 - 03:35 AM
Subject: Can anyone recognize this theme?
Visualize symphony trombones carrying the following PARSONS CODE, starting on 'D' natural:


Alternatively, represented by notes:

D F# A C --- B C B A --- G A G F# ---- E A C E ---- D E D C ----
B C B A ---- A C E G F# E F# G ---- F# E F# G ---- G F# E D ----
D# E D C B A D ---- C# C A ---- and repeat.

with Violins carrying the note of 'D' one octave above middle 'C'.

Any help would be appreciated as I cannot remember the symphony
and its passage!
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