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So - who named the Ravel baby ?

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  • So - who named the Ravel baby ?

    AKiko reports the "By popular demand and after consulting with Willy and Steffen, we declare "Gaspard de la Nuit" as the baby's name. There were 10 entries as such so we will have 10 winners of the photo montage. Gaspard de la Nuit is a piano solo piece composed by Ravel. It has three movements, each based on a poem by Aloysius Bertrand. The name "Gaspard" itself means "Man in charge of royal treasures."
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  • #2
    Not even close!

    That's a big name for a horse to live up to.

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    • #3
      Just hoping his barn name isn't Gaspy.

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      • #4
        They could call him Gatsby.
        Tru : April 14, 1996 - March 14, 2011
        Thank you for everything boy.


        Better View.

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        • #5
          or "Le Nut"
          ~Kryswyn~ Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo
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          "Life is merrier with a terrier!"

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          • #6
            All I could come up with was "Gravel" or "google"

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            • #7
              I think I didn't suggest that, though I considered it!

              I kind of thought it was ugly compared to other "G" music-related terms...
              Originally posted by Silverbridge
              If you get anything on your Facebook feed about who is going to the Olympics in 2012 or guessing the outcome of Bush v Gore please start threads about those, too.

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              • #8
                I did!!!!! Yay!!!!

                I'm a classical pianist as well as a dressage rider, and I LOVE Ravel's solo works (as well as his orchestration of "Pictures at an Exhibition," but that didn't work for this situation!). I couldn't resist suggesting it (and, apparently, 10 other people couldn't either!), and I'm happy they chose it!

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                • #9
                  Sorry, but I think it's an awful name. If they wanted to name the baby after one of Ravel's works....why not Bolero? I just hate the name they chose. Oh well. My opinion counts for sh_t anyway. Hope the baby does well and is as wonderful as Dad. Love Ravel.
                  Life is what happens when you're making other plans. RiverDance

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                  • #10
                    Registry required that the name started with G.

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                    • #11
                      You can't please everybody:P
                      You see a mouse-trap. I see free cheeze and a challenge

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by Oberon13 View Post
                        I did!!!!! Yay!!!!

                        I'm a classical pianist as well as a dressage rider, and I LOVE Ravel's solo works (as well as his orchestration of "Pictures at an Exhibition," but that didn't work for this situation!). I couldn't resist suggesting it (and, apparently, 10 other people couldn't either!), and I'm happy they chose it!
                        Did you get your prize yet ?
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                        • #13
                          the music on Youtube

                          http://youtu.be/VBgwk98ZPuI
                          breeder of Mercury!

                          remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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                          • #14
                            not freestyle music?

                            I don't believe the music lends itself to a freestyle, does it?
                            Last edited by Carol Ames; Jun. 1, 2011, 07:54 PM. Reason: typos in subject
                            breeder of Mercury!

                            remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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                            • #15
                              Will there be French lessons for the announcers?
                              Last edited by Carol Ames; Jun. 1, 2011, 07:47 PM. Reason: typos
                              breeder of Mercury!

                              remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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