Epic orchestral music?

Who can name some epic orchestral music similar to the song ecstasy of gold for the good the bad and the ugly. Please don't say anything from the Good the bad and the ugly cause i already know about it. Orchestral music only please.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    epic-

    Pronunciation:/ˈepik/

    noun

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    a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition, narrating the deeds and adventures of heroic or legendary figures or the history of a nation

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    the genre of such poems:the romances display gentler emotions not found in Greek epic

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    a long film, book, or other work portraying heroic deeds and adventures or covering an extended period of time:a Hollywood biblical epic

    adjective

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    of, relating to, or characteristic of an epic or epics:England's national epic poem Beowulf

    *

    heroic or grand in scale or character:his epic journey around the world a tragedy of epic proportions

    Some epic orchestral pieces:

    Alexander Nevsky - Sergei Prokofiev

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xy84N_U5jw0

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    Symphonie Fantastique - Hector Berlioz

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cao6WyF-61s

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    Symphony No. 7 - Schostakovich

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK1zbMnt8Ww

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    Symphony No. 2 - Mahler

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGyvl9McMGs

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    Ein Heldenleben (a Hero's Life) - Strauss

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHoRPnrG-44

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    Source(s): professional orchestral musician
  • Greg
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    How about Tchaikovsky's Symphonies Nos. 5 and 6.

  • 1 decade ago

    Prokofiev's piano concerto no.3. 1 and 2 are great too.

    also, Aaron Copland's hoedown from rodeo and fanfare for the common man

  • 1 decade ago

    You should look up the orchestra 'Two Steps from Hell' they do some pretty epic music

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  • 1 decade ago

    Your question has nothing to do with classical music.

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