When I had the room all to myself, I'd play oodles of songs from my supply of 45's and LP's and dance away in front of the long mirror that hung on the door. A brush was often my microphone.
I remember many times sitting on the edge of my bed, looking out the window. One of the cassette tapes I had was full of classical music. It must have been my Mom's. It had all the familiar tunes on it, like Fur Elise (c'mon, you know it, from Charlie Brown), Rhapsody in Blue (from United Airlines commercials), and Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.
But there was one song in particular that I thought was amazing. I heard it again last night and it stirred up all those feelings that I remember having as I played it over and over again sitting in front of that window all those years ago. It was during those times I dreamed of falling in love. I found a clip on youtube.
If you want to hear the most romantic music ever, listen to this clip for just 3 minutes and 22 seconds. (He actually starts the piece over at 36 seconds because someone coughs and he loses his concentration.)
When it hits the 1:20 mark, it was then that the center of my chest would burst with the beauty of it all.
My mother told me it was played in a movie called "A Story Of Three Loves." I have never seen it, but it's on my bucket list. I'll be sure to have my tissues close by when I do watch.