Music that sounds like food...

November 1, 2016 at 04:39 AM · I need suggestions for a "music themed" birthday party I'm throwing for my soon to be 1 hear old. Have any ideas for musical puns that can be used for food dishes or games?

For example, I already have "Devil's Trill Eggs" for deviled eggs, and "Pines of Rome Cesar Salad" for a Cesar salad with roasted pine nuts.


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November 1, 2016 at 05:37 AM · Miraculous Mandarin Oranges

Egmont Eggnog

Don Wontons


Apples Eclipticalis

London Broil Symphonies

Café Mousse

Grande Mayonnaise Brilliante

Presto Pesto

November 1, 2016 at 05:47 AM · Salad d' Amour

November 1, 2016 at 01:08 PM · "I wish I were an Oscar Meyer wiener" Well the child is only 1...

November 1, 2016 at 01:30 PM · The Eggmont Overture, along with the Coffee Cantata and Handel's Watermelon Music, as well as the Poet and Pheasant Overture. (Bach by noon; Offenbach sooner)

November 1, 2016 at 01:30 PM · Oops. I repeated myself. (Although considering the incredibly innovative quality of these puns, it was well worth it)

November 1, 2016 at 03:01 PM · Don't forget that old classic, the Taco Bell Canon

November 1, 2016 at 05:52 PM · How about ordering an albran berger with portato chips? And, of course, warming it up in your Soler oven, or cook it on your Webern Grill. And for breakfast, you can have your favorite dry cereal: the Hector Berli-o's. Or, just keep it simple and have some beans and Francks. Or a Grieg salad. (After all this, you're probably going to need to pour yourself a dry Martinu)

November 1, 2016 at 08:09 PM · Pizza-cato

November 1, 2016 at 09:59 PM · Opera by brokoliev: Love of three orange (juices). :)

Yeah, its weak, but I'm not good at puns. :D

November 1, 2016 at 11:09 PM · Bach wrote a Coffee Cantata (BWV 211).

O (dover) sole mio. Sorry. I wrote that just for the halibut.

November 2, 2016 at 03:01 AM · If music be the food of love... eat up!

November 2, 2016 at 04:57 AM · four seasoned salad?

November 2, 2016 at 12:57 PM · @Steven: The off-hand style of presentation made it very amusing as a response. :)

November 2, 2016 at 02:13 PM · Do the recommendations need to be pre-digestion or post-digestion?

I can give plenty of examples of the latter.

November 2, 2016 at 06:00 PM · Even worse is indigestion.

November 3, 2016 at 01:23 PM · Intermozza(rella) by Heinz "Mayonnaise" Provoloneost, as played by McinToscha Seidel in the movie Melon-y for Three. :)

November 3, 2016 at 01:31 PM · Bach Cello Sweets, and a Chocolate Fugue Sundae in (Y)EEEEE! (Ice cream)Major. :D

November 3, 2016 at 03:14 PM · I just have to mention "La Cuisine à l'alto" (Viola Cuisine). My own piece had a title that is a pun in French; Moderato à cent d'huitres - it's a play on the words huit (meaning eight) and huîtres (meaning oysters). The tempo was 108.

November 3, 2016 at 03:29 PM · Tapiola pudding

Not forgetting the drinks menu -

Bach's Bass in B minor,

Handel's Lager,

or for the more ascetic - Handel's Water Music.

Spring (water) sonata

At the Beer of a Young Artist

Wine, Women and Song

Rosé from the South

played on a Juice Harp, perhaps

or maybe safer just to stick to the Tonic in case someone ends up Brahms and Liszt?

Anything by Michael Tipp(l)ett

Gingle Bells if it's close enough to Christmas

all published by Boozey and Hawkes.

Party games? Maybe they are a bit young to play Haydn seek, or look for the Lost Chord

November 3, 2016 at 03:52 PM · Pear Gynt (Sweet)

Rite of Spring Chicken

Apple Asian Spring

Lasagna Verdi

Fried Shoots

Cherriesade (to drink)

Canned tartar sauce


(Albert Herring)

Brussels Strauss

Iced Berg Lettuce

Poppea seed cake

Dvorak Fin Soup

Stuffed Goossens

Eel Trovatore

Flo Scampi

La Doner Mobile

Szigeti Bolognaise

Chef's Cheek

Joshua Bell Peppers

Raspberry Schubert

and, for the dog, Rosini.

It's all on the Menuhin, folks!

And for games,

What's The Time, Hugo Wolf?

Hunt And Storm The Thimble

Pass The Purcell

Pin the Tail on the Don Quixote


Poor Depussy

November 3, 2016 at 09:24 PM · That's quite a liszt.

November 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM · I suspect they may not have all the raw materials in the house, so embedded in it might be a chopin liszt - Oh dear, the pixis are czernyng'em out so fast, it herz (Help, can anyone think up a pun on Sigismund Thalberg or Princess Cristina Trivulzio Belgiojoso?).

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