Re: [MOL] a giggle for music-lovers... [02213] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] a giggle for music-lovers...



Thanks Joicy,
That was tooo funny.  LOL
Love you,
Nanc ():-)
----- Original Message -----
From: Becker, Joicy <Joicy.Becker@PTSEM.EDU>
To: 'MOLers' <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>; 'FaithTalk'
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Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2000 6:26 AM
Subject: [MOL] a giggle for music-lovers...


> Thought some of you might get a kick out of these...love, Joicy
>
> ===============
>
> THESE ARE ACTUAL ANSWERS FROM STUDENTS ON MUSIC EXAMS
>
> The principal singer of nineteenth century opera was called
> pre-Madonna.
>
> It is easy to teach anyone to play the maracas. Just grip the neck
> and shake him in rhythm.
>
> Gregorian chant has no music, just singers singing the same lines.
>
> Sherbet composed the Unfinished Symphony.
>
> All female parts were sung by castrati. We don't know exactly what
> they sounded like because there are no known descendants.
>
> 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.
>
> Contralto is a low sort of music that only ladies sing.
>
> Diatonic is a low calorie Schweppes.
>
> Probably the most marvelous fugue was the one between the Hatfields
> and the McCoys.
>
> A harp is a nude piano.
>
> The main trouble with a French Horn is that it is too tangled up.
>
> An interval in music is the distance from one piano to the next.
>
> The correct way to find the key to a piece of music is to use a
> pitchfork.
>
> Agitato is a state of mind when one's finger slips in the middle of
> playing a piece.
>
> 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.
>
> Most authorities agree that music of antiquity was written long ago.
>
> My favorite composer was Opus. Agnus Dei was a woman composer famous
> for her church music.
>
> Henry Purcell was a well-known composer few people have ever heard
> of.
>
> 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.
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