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#902492 - 01/13/05 07:34 PM Classical Beatboxing
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Registered: 08/08/02
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I must say, it sounds nice. This is good to get all these teenagers interested into classical music (or at least classical instruments)


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#902493 - 01/13/05 10:26 PM Re: Classical Beatboxing
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What in the hell was that?
A programmer is someone who solves a problem you didn't know you had in a way you do not understand.

#902494 - 01/13/05 10:51 PM Re: Classical Beatboxing
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Registered: 07/06/01
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Loc: North Groton, NH
"Sugar coating medicine does not draw one to the medicine, it draws one to the sugar." -- me


Conflicted. Mixed feelings. Put children on the classical track to begin with and you won't need to infiltrate pop culture to reach them (maybe--because you never know... everyone is an individual, just like those pianos). I was watching a wonderful program on PBS last evening about a teacher in Rye, NY in the '60s who was teaching Shakespeare to elementary level children. It was WONDERFUL. He made the stories real for them and they absorbed it like a sponge.

Who or what drives popular culture? Is it greedy media tycoons? Is it a mind-boggling phenomena? Is it you and me?

Who is to say that "classical" music should live forever? Who is to say that "pop" music is empty? If a person encounters the depth of human experience in a popular song, how is that different than if I experience the depth of human experience in a classical composition?

I'm asking a lot of questions because I haven't the sightest idea of an answer.
"Hunger for growth will come to you in the form of a problem." -- unknown

#902495 - 01/14/05 07:28 AM Re: Classical Beatboxing
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All I saw was some guy spitting into a microphone.
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#902496 - 01/14/05 08:07 AM Re: Classical Beatboxing
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Registered: 09/16/01
Posts: 1861
Loc: United Kingdom
Singularly awful. \:\)

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


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