Strauss… meet Disco Stu

The History of English in 10 Minutes (by LoupGarou55)

This is truly brilliant. It reminds me of how people often describe music by referencing similar sounding music, e.g. this new band sounds like Bob Dylan and David Bowie having a fight with The Dixie Chicks. Music, as a language, develops pretty much the same way… jazz, salsa, rock, hip-hop, and even classical are all amalgams of various other “native tongues”.

Music and Life - Alan Watts (by seandulac)

More evidence that music and life are intimately intertwined. So much can be learned about how to live our lives from playing music. What a wonderful little piece this is.

As Beethoven Awareness Month winds down, might I suggest these fine selections. #obeythoven

The boogaloo-i-est of boogaloos

Allow me to submit, for your consideration, this selection as contender for “Heaviest Riff Of All Time”

… and clap them I shall.

operaswag:

Beethoven is sour because Mozart and Joyce match, and he feels left out.

Where can I get these excellent “classical composer action figures”? I’m torn though, do I set them on the piano for decoration, or, like past action figures, do I strap them to bottle rockets and launch them into the air?

operaswag:

Beethoven is sour because Mozart and Joyce match, and he feels left out.

Where can I get these excellent “classical composer action figures”? I’m torn though, do I set them on the piano for decoration, or, like past action figures, do I strap them to bottle rockets and launch them into the air?

(via obeythoven)

This is generally accurate. Though instead of crying it is usually sweating and/or swearing.

This is generally accurate. Though instead of crying it is usually sweating and/or swearing.

(via iamnahald)