Young scholars have expressed their rapture for the Bronze Lullaby, the Taco Bell Cannon, Beethoven’s Erotica, Tchaikovsky Cracknutter Suite and Gershwin’s Rap City in Blue.
Music sung by two people at the same time is called a duel; if they sing without music it is called Acapulco.
A virtuoso is a musician with real high morals.
Probably the most marvelous fugue was the one between the Hatfields and the McCoys.
A harp is a nude piano.
Refrain means don’t do it. A refrain in music is the part you’d better not try to sing.
I know what a sextet is but I’d rather not say.
My favorite composer was Opus.
Agnus Dei was a woman composer famous for her church music.
Johann Sebastian Bach wrote a great many musical compositions and had a large number of children. In between he practiced on an old spinster which he kept up in his attic.
Rock Monanoff was a famous post-romantic composer of piano concerti.”
And we found something we would want to avoid at all costs, childbirth at 65...
“With all the new technology regarding fertility recently, a 65-year-old friend of mine was able to give birth. When she was discharged from the hospital and went home, I went to visit.
‘May I see the new baby?’ I asked.
‘Not yet,’ she said. ‘I’ll make coffee and we can chat for a while first.’
Thirty minutes had passed, and I asked, ‘May I see the new baby now?’
‘No, not yet,’ she said.
After another few minutes had elapsed, I asked again, ‘May I see the baby now?’
‘No, not yet,’ replied my friend.
Growing very impatient, I asked, ‘Well, when can I see the baby?’
‘When he cries!’ she told me.
‘When he cries?’ I demanded. ‘Why do I have to wait until he cries?’
She replied, ‘Because I forgot where I put him.’”
And finally, we offer the following thought for the day ...
“Save the Earth; it’s the only planet with chocolate.”
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