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Welcome Bach, where ‘ya been Haydn?

December 7, 2010

Welcome Bach, where ‘ya been Haydn?

It’s sort of interesting how many Classical music composers’ names lend themselves to puns. Think about it for a bit. Not now necessarily, but maybe while you’re cleaning the house or out doing some grocery Chopin or talking to the Schumann about some new footwear and you’ll see that it’s a pretty long Liszt. Can you Handel it? Of Korsakov you can! Ain’t it a Beach?

Anyway, the reason I was thinking about this today was because I just heard someone talking about the new Billy Elliot musical and they’re apparently also coming out with a Classical music adaptation of Elton John’s music called, Rocket Maninoff.

I love puns.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. barbara permalink
    December 8, 2010 9:37 am

    This was great. I can’t imagine how you come up with these. Very Clever!

    Like

  2. December 9, 2010 7:25 pm

    Dear Mr. Fishman, You are very very funny.
    mo

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