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Date: 04/20/11 02:39 PM

56 Responses to Taimane`s Toccata

  1. Profile photo of kitteh9lives
    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8044 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 1:55 pm
    Link: Taimane`s Toccata - Bach`s Toccata but with a few twists, turns, and shreds.
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    VictoryRider Male 40-49
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    April 20, 2011 at 2:45 pm
    I saw this a few weeks ago on another site. Pretty awesome though.
  3. Profile photo of Thorgrimmer
    Thorgrimmer Male 18-29
    180 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 2:49 pm
    Pretty awesome, the crazy guy headbanging to this at 2:40 was even more awesome.
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    WhoaHeyDude Male 18-29
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    April 20, 2011 at 2:57 pm
    That didn`t sound at all like Toccata...
  5. Profile photo of IrishJesus
    IrishJesus Male 18-29
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    April 20, 2011 at 3:00 pm
    That was downright beautiful. I`ve always loved this piece, but now I can`t get hard without it.
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    TR-Wolf Male 18-29
    1557 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:03 pm
    Can`t say I really liked it :/
  7. Profile photo of VictoryRider
    VictoryRider Male 40-49
    1461 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:03 pm
    IrishJesus, I love your screen name.
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    calculator Male 18-29
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    April 20, 2011 at 3:05 pm
    riight Thorgrimmer? I made an account just so I could point out some counter douchery. That dreaded guy laughs at him around that time, then oh so cooley sips his drink.
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    trickroom Male 18-29
    286 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:06 pm
    look at that ill fitting hat O.o
  10. Profile photo of RecycleElf
    RecycleElf Male 18-29
    3621 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:11 pm
    loved it
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    XBOY Male 18-29
    47 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:25 pm
    Most amazing i enjoyed listening to this.
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    Ando Male 13-17
    374 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:42 pm
    This chick is badass.
    sort of classical awesome diminished latin, or something, greatness...
    like James Bond meets Gerudo Valley :)
    and i had no ie they made electric ukeleles.
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    IrishJesus Male 18-29
    483 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:51 pm
    By the way, pretty sure it`s Carmen`s "Habenera". Still amazing.
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    aquaman1227 Male 18-29
    683 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:57 pm
    Even her hat was a win. With that said. Win.
  15. Profile photo of DCBizzle
    DCBizzle Male 18-29
    230 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 4:09 pm
    That was amazing.
  16. Profile photo of mykunter
    mykunter Male 40-49
    2424 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 4:43 pm
    *****
    (5 stars)
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    rpmeaney Male 18-29
    24 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 5:16 pm
    Meme spotted at 2:40 on the right. Good job white people.
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    Bored-er Female 18-29
    148 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 5:16 pm
    toccata-
    a rapid keyboard composition for organ, harpsichord, etc, dating from the baroque period, usually in a rhythmically free style
  19. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    April 20, 2011 at 5:27 pm
    [quote">That didn`t sound at all like Toccata...[/quote">

    She`s taken some bits from it. Here`s a recording
    of Toccata and fugue in D minor

    Listen at ~1:12 for a clear example of a bit that she used for this.

    I`m guessing that she took bits from a few pieces and added some of her own. I`m almost sure there some Spanish classical guitar stuff in there, but I know very little about that and I certainly wouldn`t be able to recognise any particular piece.
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    Gottamgear Male 18-29
    670 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 5:28 pm
    The description from the source: From her :Circus Freak: Production, Taimane ends her show with Bach`s Toccata.

    The Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, is a piece of organ music attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 6:06 pm
    She is way too thin
  22. Profile photo of msieg007
    msieg007 Male 18-29
    2035 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 6:08 pm
    Well, it`s official. I hate anything involving a ukulele.
  23. Profile photo of mcmals
    mcmals Female 18-29
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    April 20, 2011 at 6:38 pm
    first she does the habanera from carmen, then phantom of the opera, THEN bach`s toccata and fugue (a tiny bit)....she does a variation on this at the end, but very little of this is actually Bach
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    handys003 Male 50-59
    2402 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 7:37 pm
    It was enjoyable. Nice bit of set of compositions mixed together. Seen better though just around the local luaus.
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    Subfighter88 Male 18-29
    69 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 7:45 pm
    i`d do her
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    Oldfrt Male 50-59
    750 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 7:57 pm
    Dam hipsters, with their tiny hats, tiny guitars (OK, big ukulele), their artsy lighting from below and their enthusiastic crowds that are WAY too into the performance, though probably not really into the music.

    GET OFF MY LAWN!!!
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    Nocciolina Female 18-29
    1623 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 9:04 pm
    Wow! I want that woman.
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    elhowell Male 18-29
    168 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 9:41 pm
    I thought it was a great performance.

    @mcmals good observation, i think i heard sor in a minor in their too, probably a few other things i didnt pick up on.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 11:31 pm
    THat was interesting
  30. Profile photo of joosen52
    joosen52 Male 18-29
    206 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 11:39 pm
    favorite part @ 2:41 the guy on the right sitting on the floor
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    beternal Male 18-29
    2589 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 12:09 am
    joosen52

    I agree! - I think he needs longer hair to pull that move off! :-)
  32. Profile photo of Rahvasaadik
    Rahvasaadik Male 18-29
    8 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 12:52 am
    This is not Toccata. This is Fugue. When performed together, they are called Praeludium. Lets be technically correct. (says the organ student)
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    November_Rai Male 30-39
    319 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 2:34 am
    I want to have her babies...
  34. Profile photo of kribbe
    kribbe Male 18-29
    2006 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 3:25 am
    one of the most beautiful things i have ever heard
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    Jofferwry Female 18-29
    162 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 4:00 am
    lol at crazy dude at 2:42 with the purple mask
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    GodDamnDevil Male 40-49
    164 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 5:06 am
    Everyone bitchen back and forth on what piece of music she is playing....Toccata not Toccata, its this tune not that one....what a bunch of ANAL RETENTIVE DOUCHE BAGS...it an awesome conglomeration of kick assness that only can be preformed by a talented person with a free spirit, not some schmuck bound to meter and key
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    TheiaRenown Female 18-29
    426 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 5:32 am
    @ Godamndevil - Thank God! Wanna have some babies?
  38. Profile photo of ballwarz
    ballwarz Male 18-29
    43 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 6:33 am
    How high were these retards?
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    Smutleybutt Male 18-29
    1377 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 7:07 am
    ALL HAIL Godamndevil!!!!!
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3282 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 7:15 am
    Say what you will about the strangeness of the audience (purple mask guy), but that is one women who has serious talent and paid attention in music appreciation class.

    I`d fill my iPod up with that kind of music in a heart beat. And I mean that literally.
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    zombunny Female 18-29
    2525 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 7:24 am
    I enjoyed that.
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    Musuko42 Male 18-29
    2850 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 10:36 am
    Ugh...why can`t the audience shut the drat up?

    Did they think they were improving anybody`s experience with those cat-calls and whistles?
  43. Profile photo of rogue_knight
    rogue_knight Male 40-49
    868 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 10:42 am
    Lady Gaga could take lessons!
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    shizzamX Female 18-29
    2695 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 11:05 am
    that is absolutely amazing, it`s so unfortunate that american society (assuming this was in america) doesn`t typically accept this type of thing into pop culture... on a side note- is it common for people who play stringed instruments to get carpal tunnel? because after watching her, it seems to me like it would happen really often
  45. Profile photo of tn11
    tn11 Male 18-29
    1587 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 11:23 am
    musuko- Its a live audience in a coffeshop. That`s what makes such small intimate performances so amazing.

    This was awesome.
  46. Profile photo of ballwarz
    ballwarz Male 18-29
    43 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm
    @tn11
    So basically just a bunch of high hippies hoopin` and hollering?
  47. Profile photo of Kiaran123
    Kiaran123 Male 30-39
    114 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 12:40 pm
    thats six minutes of my life ill never get back
  48. Profile photo of Subushie
    Subushie Male 18-29
    1646 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 12:58 pm
    was someone tokin a pipe in the audience?!
    this performer is legendary
  49. Profile photo of Subushie
    Subushie Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2011 at 1:07 pm
    and btw this isn`t anything like Bach`s Toccata. its L`amour est un oiseau rebelle by Carmen...
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    n0n Male 18-29
    342 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 3:12 pm
    not only was she highly talented, but I just love the way she carried herself - kinda like she was more interested in watching the crowd watch her or something.
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    Heureux Male 40-49
    1054 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 4:45 pm
    It starts with melody from the piece from Carmen, by Bizet, then borrows the melody from Toccata and Fugue, by Bach, from there it just goes

    a toccatta is a form of music, and this expresses that form very well. On a Ukulele, of all things.

    Sure beats Don Ho.

    The big question is - does she have an album?
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    robosnitz Male 40-49
    2737 posts
    April 22, 2011 at 8:04 am
    show off.
  53. Profile photo of cleanergirl
    cleanergirl Female 30-39
    109 posts
    April 23, 2011 at 8:43 pm
    And there was a snippet of the organ theme from Phantom of the Opera at 0:40.
  54. Profile photo of kribbe
    kribbe Male 18-29
    2006 posts
    April 25, 2011 at 1:27 am
    one of the most beautiful things i have ever heard
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    NinjaB0b Male 18-29
    173 posts
    April 26, 2011 at 3:52 am
    at first I was rolling my eyes thinking "oh great more yuppie bs" but then I was entertained. But because of my arbitrary hate for yuppies... uh.. I don`t like that guy with the purple mask in the corner. That`s the only thing I can really ridicule. DAMN
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    Wendypants Female 30-39
    2420 posts
    April 28, 2011 at 11:37 am
    I distinctly heard some Andrew Lloyd Weber (sp?) in there; his music is no where good enough to be a part of this mash-up of music.

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