19 incredibly sassy classical music tweets that will make you laugh every time
22 November 2019, 16:48 | Updated: 21 August 2020, 16:15
Never catch a musician in a bad mood… this is what they’ll do to you.
When musicians are feeling like they’ve got a bit of anger and resentment inside, there’s always one outlet they can rely on... our old friend Twitter.
Here are the sassiest classical music-themed shut-downs on the Internet.
Grab the aloe vera my friend, you just got burned.
Rude, but strong.
for $5 I’ll comment “intonation” on your ex’s recital on youtube— big bass energy (@datbassjawn) October 25, 2019
When spellcheck is your friend...
The sickest burn for any musician
A young child says to his mother, "Mum, when I grow up I'd like to be a musician." She replies, "Well honey, you know you can't do both."— Iron Man Records (@IronManRecords) October 22, 2019
I mean, fair.
How do you know if someone has perfect pitch?— Miriam Sternlicht (@MiriamSt_) August 22, 2019
Don't worry, they'll tell you.
Middle parts, we’re alto-gether in this difficult life.
Soprano: Want to hear a joke?— Justin Miller (@justinmilleresq) September 16, 2019
Alto: I don’t get it.
Soprano: I know, you never do.
A universal truth
If there is one thing the Virtual Choir has taught me it is that regardless of race, creed, color, gender, or voice type, singers all over the world love to procrastinate.— Eric Whitacre (@EricWhitacre) May 22, 2020
Extra points for being a smarty-pants.
I'm so sick of people thinking they can just waltz into my room when I'm clearly listening to music in 4/4.— Musicnotes (@musicnotes) March 4, 2019
Leave poor Jane in peace
Can’t tell if my neighbour is drilling through a wall or taken up playing the tuba. Whatever it is Jane love please cease and desist— Annabelle Ede (@EdeAnnabelle) November 22, 2017
True, true, true and... yep, also true.
Choir Director: Ok, stop. What happened there?— Musicnotes (@musicnotes) August 7, 2018
Sopranos: It was the Altos.
Altos: It was us.
Tenors: There was a wrong note?
Basses: What page are we on?
This is bold.
Who are all these musician-hating neighbours??
It's 7pm, I have 24 final papers to grade before tomorrow when my lovely partner arrives so we can finally begin married life in the same country, and the neighbours' kid has chosen tonight to start learning the trombone. Outside.— Ian Whittington (@Sir__Ian) April 27, 2018
This may or may not be a very large generalisation.
All classical music sounds like the score to a mouse traversing a variety of terrain— Chelsea Peretti (@chelseaperetti) November 22, 2013
Just Icelandic multi-instrumentalist Ólafur Arnalds, keeping it super real
Such an obvious answer, don’t know why we didn’t think of it...
A golden tweet.
Oh you like avant garde music? Name every sound 😤— Hannah (@hannahrchill) November 1, 2019
Do Prctice, get As
The A is on my school report card— TwoSet Violin (@TwoSetViolin) August 14, 2020