Mennonites Don’t Like Symphony Music

Unpleasant notes to a Mennonite ear


Q:  Why don’t Mennonites go to the symphony?

A:  Because there’s too much sax and violins...


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Love is a friendship set to music. - Joseph Campbell

Music, my rampart and my only one. - Edna St Vincent Millay

Rock Music: Sung in a rocking chair - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

He has Van Gogh's ear for music. - Billy Wilder

Kind words are the music of the world. - F.W. Faber

In music the passions enjoy themselves. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Snoring: 1. Sheet music; 2. Sound sleeping. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Country music is three chords and the truth. - Harlan Howard

Love is not love without a violin playing goat. - Julia Roberts

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. - Lao Tzu

Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky

The only love affair I have ever had was with music. - Maurice Ravel

Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory. - Oscar Wilde

Music - what a powerful instrument, what a mighty weapon! - Maria Augusta von Trapp

The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Interval In Music: The distance from one piano to the next - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. - Joseph Addison

Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. - Pablo Casals

I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it. - Igor Stravinsky

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to. - Elvis Presley

The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer. - Victor Borge

At Motel 6 in Amish Country, I wonder if they leave the light on for you? - Jay London

Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens. - Maria Augusta von Trapp

When you are about 35 years old, something terrible always happens to music. - Steve Race

Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below. - Joseph Addison

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. - Samuel Butler

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. - Johann Sebastian Bach

Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought. - E Y Harburg

It is simply my life, music. I live it, breathe it, talk with it. I am almost unconscious of it. - Arthur Rubinstein

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou

My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. - Martin Luther

If Music is a Place - then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple. - Vera Nazarian

There is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require. - Edward Elgar

Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. - Frank Zappa

Music drives you. It wakes you up, it gets you pumping. And, at the end of the day, the correct tune will chill you down. - Dimebag Darrell

Silent Disco: A disco in which all the participants wear wireless headphones to hear the music, thus eliminating noise pollution - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. - Charles Darwin

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard


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23-Sep-2021