[Dixielandjazz] Musical pedantry
csuhor at zebra.net
Mon Jan 10 09:57:17 PST 2005
Not pedantry, but funny stuff--
Add Mark Twain: "Wagner's music is not as bad as it sounds."
and Thelonius Monk, stopping the group during a recording session:
"Hold on, let's do that again. I made a mistake that sounded bad."
On Jan 10, 2005, at 7:44 AM, Jerry Gordon wrote:
> My pedantisms are from George Bernard Shaw: "Hell is full of musical
> And Nietzsche in 1888: "Only sick music makes money today."
> Jerry "on the road to hell" Gordon
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 06:22:25 +0000 "Bill Gunter"
> <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
>> David Richoux writ:
>>> Not to be pedantic, . . . but it was William Congreve (1670-1729)
>>> wrote, "Music has charms to sooth the savage breast . . . "
>> Whilst speaking of the charms of music, let's all be pedantic -
>> Herewith my contribution (Any others?):
>> "If music be the food of love, play on!"
>> Shakespeare - Twelfth Night.
>> Respectfully submitted,
>> Bill "All you need is love" Gunter
>> jazzboard at hotmail.com
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