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Originally Posted by Brad Hoehne
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It's Britney not Brittany.


Ahh, thank you.

It doesn't matter - she doesn't deserve to have her name spelled right. laugh


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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
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It's Britney not Brittany.


Ahh, thank you.

It doesn't matter - she doesn't deserve to have her name spelled right. laugh


I guess you're right Polifonyst. laugh

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It's a shame that a few destructive individuals can so easily ruin what was otherwise an enjoyable thread to read. Up until now I felt it was comfortable enough to actually raise a few questions without having to be concerned about offensive attacks or ridicule.

It's clear to see where this is all heading. Oh well! On to other things for me.

PS: I did appreciate the discussion on the first page of this thread, however.



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Originally Posted by griffin2417

It's a shame that a few destructive individuals can so easily ruin what was otherwise an enjoyable thread to read. Up until now I felt it was comfortable enough to actually raise a few questions without having to be concerned about offensive attacks or ridicule.

It's clear to see where this is all heading. Oh well! On to other things for me.

PS: I did appreciate the discussion on the first page of this thread, however.


Well, this IS supposed to be a dumb thread, right? laugh


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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
Originally Posted by griffin2417

It's a shame that a few destructive individuals can so easily ruin what was otherwise an enjoyable thread to read. Up until now I felt it was comfortable enough to actually raise a few questions without having to be concerned about offensive attacks or ridicule.

It's clear to see where this is all heading. Oh well! On to other things for me.

PS: I did appreciate the discussion on the first page of this thread, however.


Well, this IS supposed to be a dumb thread, right? laugh


Hahaha I was going to say that!


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Originally Posted by FSO
Really? You've not heard of The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis....I mean, I don't particularly indulge in them but to say I hadn't heard of them would be akin to saying I hadn't heard of Africa. Um...I really would recommend all Thom Yorke has to give; not that you'll take such a recommendation into consideration... frown


Last Flowers by Radiohead is one of my favourite songs.


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Oh, I thought you meant dumb music questions like: who wrote Brahms' Lullaby...

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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
Op Art? In what way?

Go back to where you posted this question and then go back a few more postings. The quotes are boxes within boxes within ...

It reminds me of Op Art.


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Originally Posted by Auntie Lynn
Oh, I thought you meant dumb music questions like: who wrote Brahms' Lullaby...

Clara Schumann trying to quiet, or keep quiet about, the baby!

(Me nasty)


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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
Op Art? In what way?


In that quotes of quotes of quotes (etc,.) make a strange "nested pattern" of brown rectangles a-la Frank Stella.


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Another Dumb Question once asked me (in so many words):

"Why, if the score is written out and the intent of the composer is known, is there a performer at all? Shouldn't we be able to put all this information into a computer and get a 'perfect' performance?"


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Originally Posted by Brad Hoehne
Another Dumb Question once asked me (in so many words):

"Why, if the score is written out and the intent of the composer is known, is there a performer at all? Shouldn't we be able to put all this information into a computer and get a 'perfect' performance?"

Any hope for our civilization is quickly fading.


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Originally Posted by bennevis
Unless one was brought up in a very exclusive environment, it's impossible not to be exposed to at least some pop music if you live in a Western country.


There are some exclusive environments. I had a roommate who had never heard of the Beatles (1980). I fixed that. smile

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Originally Posted by Brad Hoehne

"Why, if the score is written out and the intent of the composer is known, is there a performer at all? Shouldn't we be able to put all this information into a computer and get a 'perfect' performance?"


We can, but nobody likes them.

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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
Op Art? In what way?


Well, reading some of these comments is making me feel a little dizzy...


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Unless one was brought up in a very exclusive environment, it's impossible not to be exposed to at least some pop music if you live in a Western country.


There are some exclusive environments. I had a roommate who had never heard of the Beatles (1980). I fixed that. smile


And exactly which large boulder was he living under his whole life?

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Op Art? In what way?


Well, reading some of these comments is making me feel a little dizzy...

laugh

Useless and unproductive argument is actually a very refined form of art. grin


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Originally Posted by La_plus
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Unless one was brought up in a very exclusive environment, it's impossible not to be exposed to at least some pop music if you live in a Western country.


There are some exclusive environments. I had a roommate who had never heard of the Beatles (1980). I fixed that. smile


And exactly which large boulder was he living under his whole life?

I didn't know who they were until a few months ago, Damon.


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Originally Posted by Minnesota Marty
Originally Posted by Auntie Lynn
Oh, I thought you meant dumb music questions like: who wrote Brahms' Lullaby...

Clara Schumann trying to quiet, or keep quiet about, the baby!

(Me nasty)


Don't you think "Der Kindervater" lacks the snap of "baby daddy"?


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Originally Posted by Brad Hoehne
Another Dumb Question once asked me (in so many words):

"Why, if the score is written out and the intent of the composer is known, is there a performer at all? Shouldn't we be able to put all this information into a computer and get a 'perfect' performance?"

I didn't mean THAT dumb wink I meant things like, "How did Prokofiev's trips outside Russia influence his compositions?" Things that are hard to Google (Bing!).
To those arguing about Pop-Music, as much as I agree with you (in a super broad sense- I do NOT hate all popular music), this is neither the time nor place.


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