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June Pelo
11-02-07, 20:35
Quotations from grade-school essays on classical music:

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

A virtuoso is a musician with real high morals.

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

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

My very best liked piece is the bronze lullaby.

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

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

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

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