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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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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: