Tag Archives: Music Humour

Bohemian Gravity

For all the geeks out there – or anyone who just wants a laugh. Read more about it here.

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Harmony, counterpoint and sarcasm

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It’s all right … I can still play

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The tragic destiny of a fish

“I shot this little film in my kitchen over a few weeks in late 2011. It is the result of my passion for beautiful sad opera songs and my interest in the tragic destiny of a fish.” ~Carlo Vogele, creator … Continue reading

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Play SOFTLY!

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Neapolitan Sixth

A rather technical bit of music theory humour: ___________________________________________________________ Image: The Odd Quartet via The Music Point

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Missed the gold mine …

Last fall – as part of the year-long incentive program -my student Shana designed a poster with The Clock of Music. I was a bit surprised – and dismayed – when another Clock of Music landed in my Inbox. Dang … Continue reading

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Poolside Piano Practice

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Today in WMH: Obsessed with Numbers to the End

Originally posted on Weird Music History:
7/13 Today (well, Yesterday) in Weird Music History: 1951.  Composer Arnold Schoenberg dies in Los Angeles.  In 1951, that fell on “Friday the 13th.”  The inventor of the Twelve-Tone method of serial composition was…

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It don’t mean a thing

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12-Bar Blues. With Style.

So it’s time to forget my hang-ups, venture beyond the printed page, and just do it. Improvise. If this guy can, really, anyone can. Even me. Thank you David. You’ve made my day!

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Would you rather be doing dishes?

If I didn’t actually come up with the idea myself, I certainly perfected it as a teenager. No comment on how one of my siblings feels about this – to this day … See Teach Piano Today for more amusing … Continue reading

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