Mennonites Don’t Like Symphony Music

Unpleasant notes to a Mennonite ear


Q:  Why don’t Mennonites go to the symphony?

A:  Because there’s too much sax and violins...


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Music is my higher power. - Oliver James

Jazz is democracy in music. - Wynton Marsalis

In music the passions enjoy themselves. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Unaccompanied: The orchestra is on strike - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Without music, life would be a blank to me. - Jane Austen

Country music is three chords and the truth. - Harlan Howard

Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear. - Ludwig van Beethoven

My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky

What is best in music is not to be found in the notes. - Gustav Mahler

Interval In Music: The distance from one piano to the next - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

After Rossini dies, who will there be to promote his music? - Richard Wagner

Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to no one. - Duke Ellington

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

The sweetest music in the world to every person is his own name. - Unknown

If in the afterlife there is not music, we will have to import it. - Domenico Cieri Estrada

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. - Joseph Addison

There are two kinds of music, the good and bad. I play the good kind. - Louis Armstrong

My metabolism stinks. I can gain weight just listening to dinner music. - Ron Dentinger

Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music. - Sergei Rachmaninoff

The power of music feels like taking a a nice brake from this busy world. - Millie DeWitt

All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff. - Frank Zappa

Accordion Music: Noise that comes from playing both ends against the middle - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. - Aldous Huxley

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. - Thomas Carlyle

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. - Samuel Butler

Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. - Victor Hugo

Music is everybody's business. It's only the publishers who think people own it. - John Lennon

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. - John Lennon

Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering. - Haruki Murakami

Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves. - Sting

The only purpose for music should be the glory of God and the re-creation of the human spirit. - Johann Sebastian Bach

Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought. - E Y Harburg

How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations? - Jane Swan

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. - Kahlil Gibran

A hundred years from now, people will listen to the music of the Beatles the same way we listen to Mozart. - Paul McCartney

Music is by far the most wonderful method we have to remind us each day of the power of personal accomplishment. - Chris S Salazar

This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before. - Leonard Bernstein

Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. - Frank Zappa

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. - Charles Darwin

Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words. - Franz Liszt


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21-Jan-2022