A top tenor heard a busker singing Puccini and it stopped him in his tracks
1 day ago
Pick-up lines are not natural for music geeks, so we've assembled the best surefire chat-up suggestions for classical musicians everywhere. Please note: success and lasting happiness not guaranteed.
Are you a fermata? Because I want to hold you.
Do you like Dave Brubeck? 'Cos I think we need to Take 5.
Were you born in 1789? Because you're a real classical beauty.
Would you describe yourself as ternary? Because you have a lovely form.
You're so beautiful, you make me feel like an arpeggiated chord... broken.
Are you a piece of minimalist music? Because I keep seeing you again and again.
You must be marked Prestissimo... because you're dashing.
You must be a C major scale... All natural.
Would you like to borrow my tuner? You're looking pretty sharp to me.
I'm considering a modulation... Because I want to come up to your level.
Did you just move from chord V to chord I? Because I think you're perfect.
Is that an anacrusis? Because you're about to hear a pick-up.
Enough exposition. Let's move this to the development section.
My bowing arm is pretty sore... Because you just made me tremolo.
Ooh, I love your accent. What is it, agogic?
Is that a fugue I can hear? Because we're about to get entangled
Did you just move from the subdominant to the supertonic? Because I think you're my perfect counterpoint.
Did someone just begin a stretto section? Because you're really leading me on.