12 times Composers have used humor in their scores
We dare you not to laugh at these...
As pianists, every now and then we'll come across a rather comedic phrase etched within a score we are learning that takes us by complete surprise. We have this image in our minds that all composers are these well mannered, infinitely-classy artists who perhaps only spare a giggle at a joke behind closed doors.
However, looking at these examples, it looks like many past and present composers whose music has graced our hears have a rather fabulous sense of humour.
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