Kids' Quotes on Music
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Here is a short list of humorous quotes
from grade school essays on classical music.

"J.S. Bach
died from 1750 to the present"



"Agnus Dei
was a woman composer famous for her church music."



"Refrain
means don't do it.
A refrain in music is
the part you better not try to sing."



"Handel
was half German, half Italian, and half English.
He was rather large."



"Beethoven
wrote music even though he was deaf.
He was so deaf he wrote loud music.
He took long walks in the forest
even when everyone was calling him.
I guess he could not hear so good.
Beethoven expired in 1827
and later died from this."



"Henry Purcell
is a well-known composer
few people have ever heard of."



"An opera
is a song of bigly size."



"A harp
is a nude piano."



"Aaron Copland
is one of our most famous contemporary composers.
It is unusual to be contemporary.
Most composers do not live until they are dead."



"A virtuoso
is a musician with real high morals."



"Music sung by two people at the same time
is called a duel."



"I know what a sextet is
but I'd rather not say."



"Most authorities agree
that music of antiquity was written long ago."



"My favorite composer
is opus."



"Probably the most marvelous fugue
was between the Hatfields and the McCoys."



"My very best liked piece
is the bronze lullaby."


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