Audrey, I’d never heard those ones!
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.”
Sorceror’s Appendix by Duck Tuchas (Dukas)! (Sorry.)
It’s not “harp”, but how about “there’s a bathroom on the right” for the old Creedence Clearwater Revival song?
“Once On a Meada” (meadow) for Guantanamera.
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”
being a “foreign” type myself, what can I say….
My whife calls Rimsky-Korsakov “Rimsky-Corpusov” as Rome (Rim in our language) Corpus
Ha! I’ll remember that one! I’m playing at the Polish club next month (they have the most beautiful hall..)
How About “Tantum Ergo Makes Your Hair Grow” – a throwback to Catholic grade school.
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.
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”……
Taco Bell’s Canon in D, a processed classical music piece often played at weddings.
How Lovely Are the Mason Jars Mendelssohn
I could have sworn I’ve replied to this before, but I don’t see my reply.