Best comeBach ever

June 9, 2023, 12:16 PM ·

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Edited: June 10, 2023, 8:32 AM · Interesting response. But if you keep explaining, you'll get nothing but Bach to Bach excuses. What they have to do is to go Bach to school and learn something about the history of music. It will give them the Bachbone to do their job right so they won't be so confugued.
Good luck.
PS. Viva all de composers of the Broke Era.
PPS. I just told Bach about this - he's looking for his birth certificate and will be calling his lawyer.
June 10, 2023, 9:34 AM · But but but..he was there! She says so:

Edited: June 10, 2023, 12:51 PM · Somebody famous (I think it may have been Bach, or maybe Pinocchio) once said, "Just because someone is famous, you can't believe everything they say."
Yes, I think it was Pinocchio, but who nose?
June 10, 2023, 8:12 PM · The composer Max Reger was once savaged by a critic. His terse response sent to the newspaper: “My dear Herr so and so, I am sitting in the smallest room of my house. Your review is before me. Soon it will be behind me.”

Now I think it’s time for me to go Bach into Haydn!

Edited: June 11, 2023, 2:10 PM · While this discussion STRIKES A CHORD as I SCROLL down, all these puns are giving me HIGH FITS. Yes, it's time to SHIFT the topic, go have a drink, and engage in the usual BARTOK. Come to think of it, my car also needs a TUNE-UP. And on that NOTE.....
Edited: June 12, 2023, 9:05 AM · Someone asked whether Bach was part of the Wagner Group - Well, Wagner WAS his favourite male pupil.
June 12, 2023, 6:16 AM · This reminds me of a joke about the former Soviet Union. A musician was reading a score by Bach on the train. Some agent looked over his shoulder, could not understand the glyphs on the paper. Just to be on the safe side, they arrested the musician when he left the train.
During the interrogation he was told: "You'd better confess: Bach confessed already."
June 12, 2023, 9:09 AM · Anyone know how to insert a laugh uproariously emoji on this site?
June 13, 2023, 12:41 PM · The toilet in the washroom at a music academy had a sticky mechanism. Someone wrote on the wall above it: "Push down HARD on Handel." Below this, someone else wrote: "If I push hard, will it push Bach?" A third writer added: "No, silly, it plays Water Music!"
June 13, 2023, 2:30 PM · Sounds like they are on a roll.
June 13, 2023, 5:37 PM · I know it's fun but it sounds to me as though Maestronet's Pegbox virus has migrated here. Is it time for N-95 masks again?
Edited: June 14, 2023, 11:03 AM · Yes, the computer has become the great sebastion of viruses, and we all need to face it with masks....(and I do realize that my comments here are causing me a great deal of treble. Some of my good friends are asking me how I ever got on the staff. Sonatan easy question to answer.)
June 14, 2023, 2:29 PM · Sander, "Sounds like they are on a roll." An Offenbach Bach roll?
June 15, 2023, 11:38 AM · Sounds good. How about the Famous Beatles' song - "Etuuuuude...Don't be afraid...Take a sad song, and make it better...."
June 15, 2023, 7:04 PM · Someone once asked me if I like Offenbach? “Well,” I said, “I often like Bach but I don’t often like Offenbach!”

“And Korsakoff?” they persisted,
“Of course I cough!”

Edited: June 16, 2023, 11:46 AM · Is that just-a-cough-itch?
The value of scales depends on your scale of values.
So, pay attention and B sharp.
As for me, I can't Handel the increased rosin puns. I guess Amadeus short in trying to unRavel them. I coda done it better.
June 19, 2023, 1:12 PM · Would you lot give it a rest? There's nothing suite about puns. They are solo and undignified.
June 19, 2023, 2:16 PM · Do you mean we can't even do two-thirds of a pun? (i.e....P U)
June 20, 2023, 3:42 AM · I suppose two is the barest MINIMum, but naturally any number of thirds will do as long as you can get them in tune.
June 20, 2023, 7:47 AM · Yes, when I was younger and played more, I was always told that I played very well in turds.
June 20, 2023, 1:18 PM · Someone once asked Victor Borge to play something by Bach. "Which one?" he asked. "Johann, Sebastian, or Offen?"
June 20, 2023, 1:18 PM ·
June 20, 2023, 5:02 PM · Dearest Sander, my curiosity has been awakened. Were they major or minor turds?

In any case, your younger self must have been a force to be reckoned with. I treble in fear at the thought of your capabilities.

Edited: June 20, 2023, 6:50 PM · What a waste!
In many other languages the "h" is silent in the "th" combination. I played under an excellent professional conductor for many years who was originally from Serbia and pronounced "th" with a silent "h." So when he refered to the "second team" it took me a while to get over it.

But I've been over it for 50 years now.

June 21, 2023, 5:32 AM · It was said in science class that a poor conductor is an insulator, but I personally believe any poor conductor must secretly be a violist.

(Not that I am calling your excellent Serbian conductor an insulator or... a violist. It would be rather vulgar to accuse someone of being a violist without proof)

June 21, 2023, 8:26 AM · Kennedy: Thank you for the kind words. So your comments really struck a chord. Yes, my father was a constant punster, and that's where I picked it up, and he was always telling me to wipe that smile off my face and don't be late getting to school or I'd always be turdy.
June 22, 2023, 4:09 PM · No proof required, Kennedy. I admit to being a violist. Someone once claimed that violists can't play thirty-second notes. So I played one.

Now could we get Bach to the original topic?

June 22, 2023, 5:26 PM · Bach to the original topic, why did nobody seem to think that Victoria's reply was something to mull over?

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