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...


QuotaBills
The only truth is music. - Jack Kerouac

Where words leave off, music begins. - Heinrich Heine

Music describes what words can't. - Unknown

Extraordinary how potent cheap music is. - Noel Coward

Snoring: 1. Sheet music; 2. Sound sleeping. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Music is the universal language of mankind. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wagner's music is better than it sounds. - Mark Twain

Music is well said to be the speech of angels. - Thomas Carlyle

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

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

The music is all around us. All you have to do is listen. - August Rush

You just pick a chord, go twang, and you've got music. - Sid Vicious

The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. - Ludwig van Beethoven

Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell. - W H Auden

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

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. - Decca Recording Company

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist. - G K Chesterton

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

Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize. - Napoleon Bonaparte

I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it. - Igor Stravinsky

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to. - Elvis Presley

The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer. - Victor Borge

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

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Vladimir Nabokov

Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. - William Congreve

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

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

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. - Johann Sebastian Bach

Boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other. - Jack Handey

My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. - Martin Luther

What sounds to you like a big load of trashy noise... is in fact... the brilliant music of a genius... myself. - Iggy Pop

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

If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that. - John Lennon

It is quite untrue that British people don't appreciate music. They may not understand it but they absolutely love the noise it makes. - Sir Thomas Beecham

Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the fundamental laws of the State always change with them. - Plato

I've seen whales calving in the waters off Maui, and I've watched my children being born. But music is the most beautiful thing of all. - Steven Tyler

If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Albert Einstein


see also   Mennonite  &  Music  Sections
Amish 3 Horsepower Country Camper
Amish Airlines – Maiden Voyage
Amish Centerfold
Amish Christmas Lights
Amish Elevator View
Amish Friends
Amish “Honour System” Computer Virus
Amish Man’s Occupation
Amish Mechanical Problems
Amish Prom Limo
Amish Sailboat
Amish Smart Car
Amish Speed Wagon - NASCAR Debut
Mennonite Longhand Math
Mennonite Movies
Rollkuchen Sandwich
Unger Games

 

Hair Do

Hairstyle Of The Year

Frozen Fish Meal

Horse Hair

Best Hands-On Coverage

Pressing Art

Mask Alternatives

Watch Out For Deer!

Chinese Music School

Student Driver

iPad Not

2021 Hooters Owl and Birds of Prey Calendars

It Even Has A Chimney

Seal Survival

www: Wagtail Windscreen Wiper

Water Dancer

Shopping Wait-er

Flamingo Imposter

Goat Tree

Ontario Spring Dining
Full list of creditsFacebookTwitterDiggStumbleUponDelicious

15-Apr-2021