cool slang names for pieces

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    David Ice on #108711

    Audrey, I’d never heard those ones!

    kreig-kitts on #108712

    I was recently reminded of Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet, which prompted me to mention the nickname I have for Juliet’s second aria: “Shut Up and Drink It Already.”

    Elizabeth Volpé Bligh on #108713

    Sorceror’s Appendix by Duck Tuchas (Dukas)! (Sorry.)

    Catherine Heise on #108714

    It’s not “harp”, but how about “there’s a bathroom on the right” for the old Creedence Clearwater Revival song?

    Briggsie B. Peawiggle on #108715

    “Once On a Meada” (meadow) for Guantanamera.

    John McK on #108716

    Carl writes: “I’m sure we’ve all heard foreign students refer to the Concerto for Fruit and Harp by Mozart. I need a vacation…”

    In England there is a blues band, and all the members are of Japanese ethnicity. So the name of the band is “We Pray The Bruise”

    unknown-user on #108717

    being a “foreign” type myself, what can I say….

    unknown-user on #108718

    My whife calls Rimsky-Korsakov “Rimsky-Corpusov” as Rome (Rim in our language) Corpus

    unknown-user on #108719

    Ha! I’ll remember that one! I’m playing at the Polish club next month (they have the most beautiful hall..)

    unknown-user on #108720

    How About “Tantum Ergo Makes Your Hair Grow” – a throwback to Catholic grade school.

    Fearghal McCartan on #108721

    I know this is a jolly old post now but I came across this one the other day. Vaughan Williams – Flos Campi is now known as Flo’s Scampi.


    paul-knoke on #108722

    And Respighi’s “Pints of Rum” and “Fountains of Rum”, or Tchaikovski’s “Waltz of the Flow Snakes”, not to mention Mussorgsky’s “Pictures of an Exhibitionist”……

    tonie-ogimachi on #108723

    Taco Bell’s Canon in D, a processed classical music piece often played at weddings.

    gorman-jones on #108724

    How Lovely Are the Mason Jars Mendelssohn

    Mel Sandberg on #108725

    I could have sworn I’ve replied to this before, but I don’t see my reply.

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