Irresistible classical cartoons from ‘don’t shoot the pianist’
16 November 2018, 16:11
Wonderfully simple, geeky and entertaining classical music cartoons from Eugene Chan.
Life, practice, love and music nerdiness, all in stick figure form. We're big fans. You can find more on Eugene's website here.
Beethoven on a sunny day
His fifth symphony turned out not to be so groundbreaking, either.
http://euge.ca/2013/09/16/antidepressants/Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Sunday, 15 September 2013
http://euge.ca/2016/07/31/pokemon-go/Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Saturday, 30 July 2016
Walking in 9/8
"I'm not walking funny." —xkcd
http://euge.ca/2016/08/06/irregular-meter/Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Saturday, 6 August 2016
Many happy returns, Frédéric!
Like a tall tale, it gets more elaborate with every repetition.
http://euge.ca/2012/02/24/fioratura/Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Monday, 16 April 2012
Bart Simpson's Canon
He also turned out to be a natural percussionist.
http://euge.ca/2012/04/13/natural-cellist/Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Monday, 16 April 2012
Note: you may be a music geek if you knew what the punchline was going to be before seeing the last panel.
http://euge.ca/2012/05/04/three-hands/Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Friday, 4 May 2012
"You know you've been parked outside for forty-five minutes?" "Rach 2."
http://euge.ca/2012/12/02/priorities/Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Sunday, 2 December 2012
To be honest, I've always hated this tradition. It used to be that applause between movements was an accepted but...Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Sunday, 30 December 2012
Musipedia (musipedia.org) is a good resource for things like this.
http://euge.ca/2012/10/21/did-you-mean/Posted by don't shoot the pianist on Sunday, 21 October 2012