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#1685731 - 05/27/11 09:20 PM A Poignant Revenge Plan
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Registered: 06/12/09
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Loc: California, USA
So, I've been pondering for a while, "What's the best way to get revenge after being jilted by an ex-girlfriend when you're a musician?"

...Well, compose your revenge... literally.

So, I think I'm going to compose a short set of piano pieces with the intent to send hand-written versions, with a CD, to said ex-girlfriend. Trying to evoke the "I hate him, but this is art..." kind of response. Which should be easy, since I think I could get away with writing crap.

I was pondering, if you were a composer trying to sarcastically exact revenge on someone by composing, what would the character and moods of the pieces be?
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#1686015 - 05/28/11 11:12 AM Re: A Poignant Revenge Plan [Re: thaiguy20fromla]
Jolteon Offline
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Registered: 04/11/11
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Loc: Perth, Australia
err

sarcastically... im not sure. but this work of mine was actually constructed with this exact situation in mind, exact revenge on someone. (coincidentally, an ex-girlfriend.)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urhq2BfOGcs

two of them in the suite were kind of like a putting forward of really how she made me feel, and the other two are how she had made me feel before... what she's missing now, if you like. smile

I must say, when I played the work for her, she did cry... :P
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#1686751 - 05/29/11 09:36 PM Re: A Poignant Revenge Plan [Re: thaiguy20fromla]
TheSingingCello Offline
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Registered: 05/27/11
Posts: 17
Loc: Mountians
Easy.....

Sounds like "wagner ride of the valkyries"

Like your climbing a mountain by the skin of your teeth and enjoying every second of it.

8)
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