Music is like...

October 15, 2009 at 02:22 AM ·

Music is like the heart.

It speeds up,

slows down,

and stops–

each beat profound,

not to be missed.



Your turn, simile, some lines and call it a day....

Replies (27)

October 15, 2009 at 02:39 AM ·

Music is like an extension of my soul.

October 15, 2009 at 02:41 AM ·

 Is like a massive library.  You'll never know what you'll find.  And there's always more to experience.

October 15, 2009 at 03:56 AM ·

Music is like my husband : )     ok ok I'll try to find a better quote

Music is like doing a dress that unsews itelf each time you slow down efforts...  I'm always worry it unsews faster that I can sew it  hhhaaaaaa!

Music is like a big wild beast, it always works better to tame it with carrots than with a stick

Music is like a language that you can speak with everyone (the truest of all)


October 15, 2009 at 05:13 AM ·

Music is the magnet that draws my soul to peace.

Either that, or the background noise that keeps me from hearing old age creep up on me....


Maybe both?

October 15, 2009 at 05:20 AM ·


music is like a ...... 

It can be enjoyed seated or standing.   It can support  a leisurely and relaxing experience;  a time of letting go when all the accumulated poisons of the day just leave us. Or if it is not going well leave us somewhat pained.    It can be a truly deep thing or the most shallow yet still be desperatly important.   It can be as expensive as one can wish or the most utilitarian and bare resource imaginable.   But we know that it is almost always there,  always our friend in our time of need.



Yes-  it`s a toilet bowl.



October 15, 2009 at 07:33 AM ·

"In academia, music is a study branched from the study of art and art, whether in the concentration of visual or performing, is a study branched from the body of the humanities.  In that degree, the study of music is truly the study of people."

~ Wil Yeung

October 15, 2009 at 11:27 AM ·



>Music is like the heartIt speeds up,slows down,and stops–each beat profound,not to be missed.

It also has lots of attacks.....



October 15, 2009 at 12:06 PM ·

If music is like the heart, then I suppose a metronome is like a pace-maker! But seriously, I liked Jasmine's post.

Bur Buri - a toilet bowl??? Huh?? If you keep that up, Mozart is going to like you. ;-)

I'd say that music is like nothing else - it simply is. It's my soul's food and drink. Without it, I think I'd shrivel and die on the vine. It goes on in my mind's ear almost constantly. I wake up with specific music playing in my internal 'record/cd player', and have even composed a snippet or two of it in dreams. It's my ether.

October 15, 2009 at 02:54 PM ·

Music expresses feelings better than words.

 ---or something like that. :) 

October 15, 2009 at 03:11 PM ·

Music is like the butt--sometimes crap comes out.

Music is the like an arm and a leg--an extension of the musician.

October 15, 2009 at 08:01 PM ·

What is these toilet bols and butt... I agree Raphaël, Mozart would find good friends on this site : )   I guess I've just found another one as odd while writing this: 

Music can be smooth or rough,  addictive, sexy or ugly,  absoluntly necessary or not depending on the occasions,  colurful or dull,  make you happy or run away, feel as if it  was composed just for you, exciting or boring, fit your personnality or not.  So music is like...  yes... a piece of clothing we all wear (guess what or I'll have to explain, pls no!!!)  Quite surprising!  

But it is better to say like Jasmine!  Just that I would have died since a long time if my heart was as reliable as music lol


October 15, 2009 at 08:29 PM ·

 That cheered up my day!


I sometimes have to flush twice.  

Do I get thrown out of the club for finding this VERY funny?  LOL


Thanks again!


P.S.  Just saw Itzhak Perlman at Davies Symphony Hall in SF last night.  What a great man!  


October 15, 2009 at 11:03 PM ·


>I sometimes have to flush twice.  

del botty al fine?



October 15, 2009 at 11:36 PM ·

Michael, yes I saw Perlman live for the first time last year... a great player and also one of the most courageous. (it is not funny to almost have to creep to get on the stage for many minutes un front of hundreds of people...  )  Yet, the playing is not disabled at all...  It was an unforgettable concert!  


October 16, 2009 at 05:12 AM ·

 *cough* *cough*

molto al fine


You can't beat bathroom humor.  And in Italian!



October 16, 2009 at 05:50 AM ·

Music is like constipation, sometimes you just have to force it out, but don't push yourself too hard--it could result in a bad case of note runs.


October 16, 2009 at 06:15 AM ·


no, no, the simile holds but you have it wrong.  One should -never- force in either case.   The opposite is the only safe option.   As you get older you can also actually kill yourself through a stroke or similar.   And that`s just the violin playing.

Pleas ebe careful,


October 16, 2009 at 06:19 AM ·

Music is like ...

a fantasy, a dream, a hope, and a better world. This video says a lot what music is.

Thanks Roy Sonne for posting it on FB!


October 16, 2009 at 12:06 PM ·

Buri, don't flip your lid.

Music is like sex - even it it ain't in tune, it's still pretty good.

October 16, 2009 at 01:59 PM ·

lol!   Then the musician I heard who talked about "eargasm" was not completely going nuts : )  Of course he was not! But when the musician isn't tune with the rest of the audience... no eargasm for anyone!!!  What a task we have : )


October 16, 2009 at 05:43 PM ·

Anne-Marie: OK, how about this?.....

Good violin playing is like good sex; bad violin playing is like bad sex; but absence of any violin playing is not nearly as bad as no sex.

And does this mean that a conductor can have a scoregasm?

And what do you get from listening to Carmen - a toreodorgasm? (Maybe a goregasm?)

And if you're listening to a boring piece of music, does it give you a snoregasm?

October 16, 2009 at 05:48 PM ·

Children! Behave yourselves!

October 16, 2009 at 05:51 PM ·

Sorry; I blame my random cortical activity.

October 16, 2009 at 09:19 PM ·


Sander is about to be ejaculated from this forum.



October 16, 2009 at 09:28 PM ·

I can't stop laughing, but seriously, your horrible, Buri!  LOL

October 16, 2009 at 09:53 PM ·

Jasmine, I agree about not beeing able to stop laughing!  That's a bunch of musicians left together!   See what practices make to the brain : )  

And "mother" (Laurie) keep telling if you find your kids fool too much around!!!


October 16, 2009 at 10:33 PM ·

I'm about to write Music is like an air that I breath, then, there's the topic of toilet flushing so, I think its too late for that to write, then now, its about eargasm,, that means that muscians didn't get any kind of "gasm"? or just GASm? hmmmmm....


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