03/21/13 Grif.Net – Elementary Music Lovers

03/21/13 Grif.Net – Elementary Music Lovers

[DM share little know music “facts” written by elementary-aged children]

“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 also rather

“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

“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 Hatfield’s and the

“My very best liked piece is the bronze lullaby.”

Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”