Posts Tagged ‘Intonation’

Tone Deaf Limerick

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Tone Deaf Limerick
By Madeleine Begun Kane

A woman who crooned out of key
Did it loudly with pleasure and glee.
She believed she sang well,
Like a beautiful bell.
But “please stop,” was the usual plea.

(For Think Tank Thursday’s “key.”)

You can find much of my music humor here.

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Not An American Idol

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Not An American Idol
By Madeleine Begun Kane

There once was a woman named June
Whose singing was way out of tune.
But she sang for her mate,
Who thought she was great,
Which is why his saloon’s gone to ruin.

Feel free to write your own limerick using the same first line and post it in my comments. And if you’re on Facebook, please join my friends in that same activity in my limerick-offs.

Musical Discord

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Musical Discord
By Madeleine Begun Kane

“Your playing is way out of tune,”
The conductor informed the bassoon.
“All your high notes are sharp,
And I don’t mean to carp,
But you sound like a horny baboon”.

The bassoonist replied, “Sir, your ear
Gets progressively worse ev’ry year,
And your cues are all wrong,
So we just play along
And pretend your baton waving’s clear.”

(Orchestrated in response to these playsharp, and simile challenges.)