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Beethoven’s Ode of Joy played with pistols (YouTUBE)

Beethoven’s Ode of Joy played with pistols (YouTUBE) Chief of the Russian shooting society Vitaly Kryuchin performs some popular melodies using Glock pistols, shooting bullets on steel plates, while accompanied by an orchestra and two singers – he “plays” Ode … Continue reading

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250 ANECDOTES ABOUT OPERA

Advertisements For a while, Pierre Monteux conducted for Serge Diaghilev and his ballet troupe, resulting in a reputation of being a ballet rather than an opera conductor, despite the vast number of operas he had conducted. When Mr. Monteux began … Continue reading

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250 Music Anecdotes

Advertising Mary Garden was a celebrity soprano and diva, and people enjoyed spreading gossip about her — which is a form of advertising for a diva. One story was about the long golden blond hair she needed to play the … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Music, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes

Alcohol Some American towns are wet (they allow alcohol); other American towns are dry (they don’t allow alcohol). During his 1885 American tour, Colonel James H. Mapleson had the misfortune to stop in Topeka, Kansas, a dry town. His opera … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Music, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes

Acting Songwriter Steve Earle also occasionally acts. To prepare for a role as a recovering junkie in the HBO TV series The Wire, he allowed his hair to grow long and he didn’t shave. The preparation worked well. Although he … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Music: 250 Anecdotes

These are the first 10 anecdotes from my book The Funniest People in Music: 250 Anecdotes, available for .99 CHEAP at online booksellers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iBookstore, Kobo, etc. Activism  Jazz musician Duke Ellington was active in … Continue reading

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ilonqueen: YouTube Star

ilonqueen: I WILL (AO HARU RIDE) ♥ Cover Acústico (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8frx20-h3A ilonqueen: “NANA OPENING ♥ Rose (Spanish Cover)” (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpAUGk4U8kY ilonqueen: GIMME CHOCO!! ♥ BABYMETAL Cover Español (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plCGpTqwP_M Ilonka Obilinovic Info. http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/ilonka-obilinovic.html

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