Musical puns, jokes, and teasers

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Re: Musical puns, jokes, and teasers

Postby soh choon wee » Mon May 07, 2018 8:53 am

Thanks, it is Bliss. I read the portpuri in one of the programme notes years ago. Then somehow recently this pops up in my mind and i have been thinking for a few days whose concerto that is.
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Re: Musical puns, jokes, and teasers

Postby Timtin » Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:39 pm

Here's a joke from a recent music question on the BBC's University Challenge quiz programme:-

For which instrument was Bach's Goldberg Variations originally written?

Answer given: Synthesizer.

Even the question master couldn't quite believe his ears!

I frequently get depressed at the appalling ignorance most students seem to have about
classical music, but this took that level of ignorance to new depths.
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Re: Musical puns, jokes, and teasers

Postby ilu » Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:58 pm

Unfortunately, the ignorance of some students is a consequence of their lack of interest and their poor preparation. With such poor elements they do not have the capacity to respond, even to reason, with a certain level of intelligence.
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