[LAD] [OT] killing kittens

Victor Lazzarini Victor.Lazzarini at nuim.ie
Thu Nov 4 12:18:41 UTC 2010

Not to mention Jazz musicians, arrangers, Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky...
Sounds like a teutonic idea of Musik (sorry Joern...), rather than  
anything else.


On 4 Nov 2010, at 12:02, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:

> On 11/04/2010 06:01 AM, Jens M Andreasen made my day with this  
> hilarious
> sig:
>> -- jedes mal wenn du eine quintparallele verwendest 
>>   tötet bach ein kätzchen.
>>   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43RdmmNaGfQ
> ("each time you employ parallel fifths, bach kills a kitten")
> but since you give that youtube link, it should be noted that much  
> like
> inuit are entitled to kill narwhals since it has always been a  
> pillar of
> their survival, icelanders have a kitten-killing quota as well,  
> because
> the type of chant you hear in the intro and outro of that youtube song
> is a very ancient tradition, called tvisöngur, from way back when
> anything not strictly unison had to be considered seriously hip.
> time to crawl back under my stone.
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