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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:02 pm That's all? :evil:
Never happy? I was allowing for attention spans (mine included). :twisted:

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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:22 pm Bookmarked. ;)
Some musicologists are of the opinion that Satie was a sore loser, always crushed by Ravel. You'll tell me what you think.

Citing from memory, Satie once sent his business card to one of them with the comment: "Sir, you are an arse, but an arse without music." :mrgreen:
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The Bolero is in the public domain now. Meanwhile, have some Art™:



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Harry Roy & His Orchestra -- My Girl's Pussy [Ragtime / Pop] (1931)



Can't tell if this is supposed to be an innocent song about a cat, or about you-know-what. :notsure:
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Art™:



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More classical:

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Though not the Japanese Petite British Original, I always liked:



which mixed in an actual black singer, the Late Claudia Fontaine.

Pink Floyd's internal conflicts make other bands seem well adjusted. Even without Yoko Ono or Courtney Love. Or two colossal cunts of brothers who only see one another when their Mum reminds them that the rent is due. Anyways, they originally fired the keyboardist for his lack of contribution.

He wrote this song.

Better than "Wish You were Here."

But then, most things are.

The Japanese Original Version is, of course:



– J. "You're Gonna Carry that Weight" D.
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I find it funny that otaku is used to describe such people. I have texts that still list taku, with the honorific "o" [お宅– Ed.] as meaning "house/home" though I doubt anyone uses it that way.

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Doctor X wrote: Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:26 am I find it funny that otaku is used to describe such people. I have texts that still list taku, with the honorific "o" [お宅– Ed.] as meaning "house/home" though I doubt anyone uses it that way.

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It is technically very polite formal Japanese language. I think geeks started using it to sound "sophisticated" (or anachronistic) and then it sort of took on a new meaning. :notsure:
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A blast from the past.

You know the song, but do you remember the video?

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I had seen that, but it's from a movie. Good but fake.
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Yeah, you don't see it.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Sep 27, 2020 3:04 pm Excellent musique d’ameublement :coolspecs:
The long, boring, 19th century. (Which ended with WWI.) All hangings and doilies. :mrgreen:

Have you tried fiercely Christian musique d'ameublement of the 20th century?



Somebody said it was "stoup scrapings". (But in French raclure de bénitier is very near the raclure de bidet insult…)

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It's only recently that one has to blot out the loneliness everywhere.

It's only (relatively) recently that music can be canned and people don't have to make it themselves, or hire somebody to produce it.

If you look back somewhat (a different country) you'll see that a lot of people practiced some musical instrument or knew songs – drinking songs, popular dances – but that was for festive occasions, or just to gather together during long television-free evenings. (Crumb drew a nice comic about that.) The diatonic accordion and its répertoire are a good example:



But if you consider "higher" ancient music, an astonishing part of it was throw-away, composed for a particular event (and of course recycled afterwards) and as such only "musique d'ameublement" too, for the background. The same could be said of church music, only an accompaniment to the important part (e. g. a mass).

The anecdote / example I particularly like is Casanova having a small orchestra playing (out of sight, evidently) while he boned one of his mistresses. Or so he wrote…
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Some Schumann, for a change? Two versions to compare (others on YT):



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The French "original":

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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:11 am Ochi Chornye has a French original? :o
original != "original"





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– J.D.
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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out." – Don
DocX: FTW. – sparks
"Doctor X wins again." – Pyrrho
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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
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Some Beethoven for Fid:




I have a soft spot for the Badura-Skoda version:




And here's an interesting heretical "historical tempo reconstruction":

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I may have posted this before, but not too recently



It's a bit of an internet meme now. Rule 34 may even apply.
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Some Turkish blues? :coolspecs:

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Just to cheer you all up...

Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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First time I see an electric ney. :shock: