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    Steven Spielberg was discussing his newest project - an action docudrama about famous composers, starring top movie stars. Sylvester Stallone, Steven Seagal, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger were all being courted for the top roles.
    Hoping to have the box office "oomph" of these superstars, Spielberg was prepared to allow them to select the composers they would portray, providing they were among the most famous.
    "I have always admired Mozart," declared Stallone. "I would really love to play him."
    "I have always been partial to Strauss and his waltzes," stated Seagal. "He is the one I would like to play."
    "Chopin has always been my favorite and my image would improve if people saw me playing the piano," Willis said. "I'll play him."
    Spielberg was very pleased with these choices. "Sounds splendid," he said. Then, turning to Schwarzenegger, he asked, "Well Arnold, who would you more...

    1. Agnus Dei was a woman composer famous for her church music.
    2. Refrain means don't do it. A refrain in music is the part you better
    not try to sing.
    3. A virtuoso is a musician with real high morals.
    4. John Sebastian Bach died from 1750 to the present.
    5. Handel was half German, half Italian, and half English. He was rather large.
    6. Beethoven wrote music even though he was deaf. He was so deaf he wrote
    loud music. He took long walks in the forest even when everyone was
    calling him. I guess he could not hear so good. Beethoven expired in
    1827 and later died from this.
    7. Henry Purcell is a well known composer few people have ever heard of.
    8. Aaron Copland is one of your most famous contemporary composers. It is
    unusual to be contemporary. Most composers do not live until they are dead.
    9. An opera is a song of bigly size.
    10. In the last scene of Pagliacci, Canio stabs Nedda who is the one he
    really loves. Pretty soon more...

    Steven Spielberg was discussing his new project - an action docudrama about famous composers starring top movie stars Sylvester Stallone, Steven Segal, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger were all present. Spielberg strongly desired the box office' oomph' of these superstars, so he was prepared to allow them to select whatever composers they would portray, as long as they were very famous.
    "Well," started Stallone, "I've always admired Mozart. I would love to play him."
    "Chopin has always been my favorite, and my image would improve if people saw me playing the piano" said Willis. "I'll play him."
    "I've always been partial to Strauss and his waltzes," said Segal. "I'd like to play him."
    Spielberg was very pleased with these choices. "Sounds splendid." Then, looking at Schwarzenegger, he asked, "Who do you want to be, Arnold?"
    So Arnold says, "I'll be Bach."

    Steven Spielberg was discussing his new project - an action docudrama about famous composers starring top movie stars. Sylvester Stallone, Steven Seagall, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger were all present. Spielberg strongly desired the box office' oomph' of these superstars, so he was prepared to allow them to select whatever composers they would portray, as long as they were very famous.

    "Well," started Stallone, "I've always admired Mozart. I would love to play him."

    "Chopin has always been my favorite, and my image would improve if people saw me playing the piano" said Willis. "I'll play him."

    "I've always been partial to Strauss and his waltzes," said Seagall. "I'd like to play him."

    Spielberg was very pleased with these choices. "Sounds splendid." Then, looking at Schwarzenegger, he asked, "Who do you want to be, Arnold?"

    So Arnold says, more...

    Accent: An unusual manner of pronunciation, e. g. "Y`all sang that real good!"

    Accidentals: Wrong notes

    Ad Libitum: A premiere.

    Agitato: A string player`s state of mind when a peg slips in the middle of a piece.

    Agnus dei: A famous female church composer.

    Allegro: Leg fertilizer.

    Altered Chord: A sonority that has been spayed.

    Atonality: Disease that many modern composers suffer from. The most prominent symptom is the patient`s lacking ability to make decisions.

    Augmented fifth: A 36-ounce bottle.

    Bar Line: A gathering of people, usually among which may be found a musician or two.

    Beat: What music students to do each other with their musical instruments. The down beat is performed on the top of the head, while the up beat is struck under the chin.

    Bravo: Literally, "How bold!" or "What nerve!" This is a spontaneous expression of more...

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