beethoven

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Bethoven As Olympic Champion

a: Beethoven ~
b: the Olympic champion of classical music

What: "Beethoven is like the Olympic champion of classical music. Some of the music he wrote is strong and serious, and some of it is very gentle."

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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Nov 13 2011 8:33 PM


Beethoven As Steak

a: Beethoven ~
b: steak

What: "Pop music is sugar, rock is acid (hah), Beethoven is like steak and Mozart is like ripe fruit (Besides being an outcast for liking classical music, I am also the weirdo who likes fruit). People just go for the sweets all the time." A nice comparison between music genres and food types.

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Writer: Bryan Doherty
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Date: Nov 13 2011 8:40 PM


Beethoven As Egyptian Architecture

a: Beethoven ~
b: Ancient Egyptian architecture

What: "Beethoven is like Ancient Egyptian architecture, columns and lintels, static and unmoving. Even his "apotheosis of the dance" Seventh Symphony has beat, tempo, but no rhythm."

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Writer: Paul Shoemaker
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Date: Nov 13 2011 8:51 PM


Beethoven As A Lion

a: Beethoven ~
b: a lion

What: "To compare Bach with Beethoven is like comparing an oak tree with a lion." Read a short discussion about Beethoven's music.

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Writer: WarrenBoroson
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Date: Nov 13 2011 8:55 PM


Beethoven As Private Conversation

a: Beethoven ~
b: eavesdropping on a private conversation

What: "Listening to the slow movement of the Beethoven is like eavesdropping on a private conversation."

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Writer: otello
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Date: Nov 13 2011 8:58 PM


Beethoven As Big Old St. Bernard Dog

a: Beethoven ~
b: a great big old St. Bernard dog

What: "People take care of them, and Herr Beethoven is like a great big old St. Bernard dog, a deaf St. Bernard dog; and he's come here this afternoon just to watch you play "Fur Elise" and to borrow money from Daddy."

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Writer: Harry Buschman
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:02 PM


Beethoven As Shakespeare:

a: Beethoven ~
b: Shakespeare

What: "Some of my friends say Mozart is greater than Beethoven. But to me Beethoven is like Shakespeare: incomparable. With Beethoven it is Sturm und Drang (storm and stress), heaven-shaking music mixed with lyrical compositions and bagatelle gems like "Fur Elis"

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Writer: Jake Highton
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:06 PM


Beethoven As Rock

a: Beethoven ~
b: the rock of the 1800

What: "Beethoven is like the rock of the 1800s. The 9th symphony is so good to dance along to."

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Writer: zarkia
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:08 PM


Beethoven As A Japanese Brand Name

a: Beethoven ~
b: a brand name

What: "I think Beethoven is like a brand name for the Japanese," said Tairyo Wakayama, an amateur singer who performed at the Urayasu concert. "But at the end, I was very moved and had to swallow to clear my throat of emotion." This is a discussion of why the Japanese like Beethoven.

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Writer: Tairyo Wakayama
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:11 PM


Beethoven As Brittany Spears

a: Beethoven ~
b: the Britney Spears of classical music

What: "I know, I know, Beethoven is like the Britney Spears of classical music and I know that this particular piece is rather cliche, but come on, can you really complain?" I don't see the connection? Can anyone provide some unifying links?

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Writer: Dr. Steel
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:14 PM


Beethoven As Human Emotions In Music

a: Beethoven ~
b: human emotions come to life in music

What: "I agree completely. Mozart is great, but it doesn't stir up any feelings for me. Beethoven is like human emotions come to life in music. I love playing Moonlight on the piano, and singing in the 9th symphony was one of the most spectacular experiences I've ever had."

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Writer: beloved_77
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:20 PM


Beethoven Is Like Ice Cream

a: Beethoven ~
b: ice cream

What: "Beethoven is like ice cream. Delicious, but too much, and you'll puke everywhere."

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Writer: Ben Palmer
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:22 PM


Beethoven

a: Beethoven ~
b: being abused by a man?

What: "Art can be many things, but for centuries it was intended to convey the truth about human existence and the cosmos. Now we often think of art as self expression. Many works of contemporary art are cries of despair or rage. Deconstructionist critics advertise themselves as liberators from the old culture of oppression based on religion, race, gender, or class. Feminist critics will tell you that listening to Beethoven is like being abused by a man. It's no accident that an era that generally doesn't acknowledge design in the universe finds little to celebrate in art and music created by artists who believed in both design and the designer."

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Writer: Dennis Wagner
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:25 PM


Beethoven As Wild Impenetrable Forest

a: Beethoven ~
b: a wild, almost impenetrable forest

What: "Beethoven is like a wild, almost impenetrable forest, in which are heard sounds primeval; while Mendelssohn is like a handsome park easy of entrance, and full of beautiful cultivated flowers."

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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:28 PM


Beethoven As Being Fucked By A Football Player

a: Beethoven ~
b: fucked by an American football player

What: "I arrived at that one just in time to hear the Triple J arts dude explaining how listening to Beethoven is like being fucked by an American football player. It's not subtle apparently. I'll take his word for it." Huh? This is a bizarre association, but that's the nature of free association. The link between the 2 is that both are not subtle experiences.

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Writer: drumrunner
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:30 PM


Beethoven As A Deep Massage

a: Beethoven ~
b: a deep massage

What: "Beethoven is like a deep massage. Mozart is like a light massage with the fingertips." "I've never liked Vivaldi" was one of her dicta, expatiating further by adding, "His music is twiddly."

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Writer: Helen Howe
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Date: Nov 13 2011 9:37 PM


Beethoven As A Solidly Built House

a: Beethoven by brendel ~
b: a house solidly built inside and out

What: "Brendel's Beethoven is like a house solidly built inside and out, with every nail firmly hammered in. In comparison, Ashkenazy's is like a house that is glamorously painted outside without as much craftsmanship committed inside." This is a comparison of different renderings of Beethoven's piano sonatas.

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Writer: Johnson Lee
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Date: Nov 13 2011 8:47 PM



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