108 relations: A Little Nightmare Music, Aaron Copland, Acronym, An Hysteric Return: P.D.Q. Bach at Carnegie Hall, Anna Magdalena Bach, Arnold Dolmetsch, Aspen Music Festival and School, Bach family, Bagpipes, Baroque music, Bassoon, Beautiful Dreamer, Black Forest Bluegrass, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Bocal, Buddy Holly, Cantata, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Chorale prelude, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Classical period (music), Concerto for Horn and Hardart, Don Giovanni, Einstein on the Beach, Engelbert Humperdinck (composer), Eroica Variations, Experimental musical instrument, Fanfare for the Common Man, Gioachino Rossini, Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion, Große Fuge, Hansel and Gretel (opera), High culture, Horn & Hardart, Iphigénie en Aulide, James R. Oestreich, Jazz, Johann Christian Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach, Joseph Haydn, Juilliard School, Kazoo, Koyaanisqatsi, La Marseillaise, Les Luthiers, Liebeslieder Polkas, Los Angeles Times, Ludwig van Beethoven, Manicotti, ..., Minimal music, Missa solemnis, Mouthpiece (brass), Music for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion, Music You Can't Get Out of Your Head, Musicology, Nitrous oxide, Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach, Oedipus Tex and Other Choral Calamities, Oratorio, P. D. Q. Bach and Peter Schickele: The Jekyll and Hyde Tour, P. D. Q. Bach in Houston: We Have a Problem!, Parody music, Peggy Sue, Peter Planyavsky, Peter Schickele, Peter Schickele Presents an Evening with P. D. Q. Bach (1807–1742?), Philip Glass, Pop Goes the Weasel, Popular culture, Portmanteau, Portrait of P. D. Q. Bach, Reed (mouthpiece), Report from Hoople: P. D. Q. Bach on the Air, Resolution (music), Sinfonia concertante, Slapstick, Slide (wind instrument), Slide whistle, Symphony No. 2 (Brahms), The Abduction of Figaro, The Art of Fugue, The Barber of Seville, The Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach, The Dreaded P. D. Q. Bach Collection, The Ill-Conceived P. D. Q. Bach Anthology, The Intimate P. D. Q. Bach, The New York Times, The Seasons (Haydn), The Shepherd on the Rock, The Short-Tempered Clavier and other dysfunctional works for keyboard, The Stoned Guest, The Stoned Guest (album), The Town Hall (New York City), The Village Voice, The Well-Tempered Clavier, The Wurst of P. D. Q. Bach, Three Blind Mice, Trombone, Twist (cocktail garnish), Two Pianos Are Better Than One, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140, Whirly tube, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, WTWP Classical Talkity-Talk Radio, Yankee Doodle, 1712 Overture and Other Musical Assaults, 1812 Overture. Expand index (58 more) » « Shrink index
A Little Nightmare Music is an opera in "one irrevocable act" by Peter Schickele under the pseudonym he uses for parodies and comical works P. D. Q. Bach.
Aaron Copland (November 14, 1900December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music.
An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).
An Hysteric Return: P.D.Q. Bach at Carnegie Hall is live recording of a P. D. Q. Bach concert in Carnegie Hall and was released on Vanguard Records in 1966.
Anna Magdalena Bach (née Wilcke or Wilcken) (22 September 1701 – 22 February 1760) was an accomplished singer and the second wife of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Eugène Arnold Dolmetsch (24 February 1858 – 28 February 1940), was a French-born musician and instrument maker who spent much of his working life in England and established an instrument-making workshop in Haslemere, Surrey.
The Aspen Music Festival and School is a classical music festival held annually in Aspen, Colorado.
The Bach family was of importance in the history of music for nearly two hundred years, with over 50 known musicians and several notable composers, the best-known of whom was Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750).
Bagpipes are a woodwind instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.
Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.
The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble.
"Beautiful Dreamer" is a parlor song by American songwriter Stephen Foster (1826–1864).
Black Forest Bluegrass is a recording of the music of Peter Schickele under his comic pseudonym of P. D. Q. Bach, featuring the composer and "a bluegrass band with a Baroque orchestra, a wind octet with toys, a commercial with a snake — this album has it all!" The album was released on Vanguard Records in 1979.
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice is a 1969 American comedy drama film directed by Paul Mazursky, written by Paul Mazursky and Larry Tucker, who also produced the film, and starring Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, and Dyan Cannon.
A bocal is a curved, tapered tube, which is an integral part of certain woodwind instruments, including double reed instruments such as the bassoon, contrabassoon, English horn, and oboe d'amore, as well as the larger recorders.
Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
A cantata (literally "sung", past participle feminine singular of the Italian verb cantare, "to sing") is a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment, typically in several movements, often involving a choir.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 – 14 December 1788), also formerly spelled Karl Philipp Emmanuel Bach, was a German Classical period musician and composer, the fifth child and second (surviving) son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach.
In music, a chorale prelude is a short liturgical composition for organ using a chorale tune as its basis.
Christoph Willibald (Ritter von) Gluck (born on 2 July, baptized 4 July 1714As there is only a documentary record with Gluck's date of baptism, 4 July. According to his widow, he was born on 3 July, but nobody in the 18th century paid attention to the birthdate until Napoleon introduced it. A birth date was only known if the parents kept a diary. The authenticity of the 1785 document (published in the Allgemeinen Wiener Musik-Zeitung vom 6. April 1844) is disputed, by Robl. (Robl 2015, pp. 141–147).--> – 15 November 1787) was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period.
The Classical period was an era of classical music between roughly 1730 to 1820, associated with the style of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.
The Concerto for Horn and Hardart is a work of Peter Schickele composing under the pseudonym P. D. Q. Bach.
Don Giovanni (K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, namely Don Giovanni or The Libertine Punished) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
Einstein on the Beach is an opera in four acts (framed and connected by five "knee plays" or intermezzos), composed by Philip Glass and directed by theatrical producer Robert Wilson.
Engelbert Humperdinck (1 September 1854 – 27 September 1921) was a German composer, best known for his opera Hansel and Gretel.
The Variations and Fugue for Piano in E major, Op.
An experimental musical instrument (or custom-made instrument) is a musical instrument that modifies or extends an existing instrument or class of instruments, or defines or creates a new class of instrument.
Fanfare for the Common Man is a musical work by the American composer Aaron Copland.
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as some sacred music, songs, chamber music, and piano pieces.
The Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion is a piece of music written by Peter Schickele, touted as a composition of the fictional P.D.Q. Bach.
The Große Fuge (or Grosse Fuge, also known in English as Great Fugue or Grand Fugue), Op. 133, is a single-movement composition for string quartet by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Hansel and Gretel (German) is an opera by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a (fairy-tale opera).
High culture encompasses the cultural products of aesthetic value, which a society collectively esteem as exemplary art.
Horn & Hardart was a food services company in the United States, noted for operating the first food service automats in Philadelphia and New York City.
Iphigénie en Aulide (Iphigeneia in Aulis) is an opera in three acts by Christoph Willibald Gluck, the first work he wrote for the Paris stage.
James Ruben Oestreich (born 1943; pronounced AY-strike) is a classical music critic for The New York Times, where he has written about music since 1989.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Johann Christian Bach (September 5, 1735 – January 1, 1782) was a composer of the Classical era, the eleventh surviving child and youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21 June 1732 – 26 January 1795) was a harpsichordist and composer, the fifth son of Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes referred to as the "Bückeburg Bach".
Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.
(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.
The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.
The kazoo is a musical instrument that adds a "buzzing" timbral quality to a player's voice when the player vocalizes into it.
Koyaanisqatsi, also known as Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, is a 1982 American experimental film directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke.
"La Marseillaise" is the national anthem of France.
Les Luthiers is an Argentine comedy-musical group, very popular also in several other Spanish-speaking countries including Paraguay, Guatemala, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Bolivia, Cuba, Costa Rica and Venezuela.
Liebeslieder Polkas is recording of the music of Peter Schickele under his comic pseudonym of P. D. Q. Bach,.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
Manicotti (the plural form of the Italian word manicotto), meaning "muff", or, literally, "little sleeve" or "little shirtsleeve", is an Italian American kind of pasta.
Minimal music is a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials.
is Latin for solemn mass, and is a genre of musical settings of the mass ordinary, which are festively scored and render the Latin text extensively, opposed to the more modest Missa brevis.
On brass instruments the mouthpiece is the part of the instrument placed on the player's lips.
Music for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion was released in 1992 by Telarc Records.
Music You Can't Get Out of Your Head is recording of the music by Peter Schickele writing as P. D. Q. Bach.
Musicology is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music.
Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas or nitrous, is a chemical compound, an oxide of nitrogen with the formula.
The title Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach (Notenbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach) refers to either of two manuscript notebooks that the German Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach presented to his second wife, Anna Magdalena.
Oedipus Tex and Other Choral Calamities was released in 1990 by Telarc Records.
An oratorio is a large musical composition for orchestra, choir, and soloists.
P.D.Q. Bach & Peter Schickele: The Jekyll & Hyde Tour was released in 2007 by Telarc Records.
P.D.Q. Bach in Houston: We Have a Problem! is a live performance celebrating 40 years of P. D. Q. Bach.
Parody music, or musical parody, involves changing or copying existing (usually well known) musical ideas or lyrics, or copying the particular style of a composer or artist, or even a general style of music.
"Peggy Sue" is a rock and roll song written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, and Norman Petty, recorded and released as a single by Holly in early July of 1957.
Peter Planyavsky (born) is an Austrian organist and composer.
Peter Schickele (born July 17, 1935) is an American composer, musical educator, and parodist, best known for comedy albums featuring music written by Schickele, but which he presents as being composed by the fictional P. D. Q. Bach.
Peter Schickele Presents an Evening with P. D. Q. Bach (1807–1742)? was the first concert of and the first release of the music of Peter Schickele under his comical pseudonym of P. D. Q. Bach by Vanguard Records.
Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer.
“Pop! Goes the Weasel” is an English nursery rhyme and singing game.
Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.
A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.
Portrait of P. D. Q. Bach was released in 1977 on Vanguard Records.
A reed is a thin strip of material which vibrates to produce a sound on a musical instrument.
Report from Hoople: P. D. Q. Bach on the Air was released on Vanguard Records in 1967.
Resolution in western tonal music theory is the move of a note or chord from dissonance (an unstable sound) to a consonance (a more final or stable sounding one).
Sinfonia concertante (also called symphonie concertante) is an orchestral work, normally in several movements, in which there are parts of solo instruments, generally two or more, contrasting of a group of soloists with the full orchestra.
Slapstick is a style of humor involving exaggerated physical activity which exceeds the boundaries of normal physical comedy.
A slide is a part of a wind instrument consisting of two (or more) pieces of tubing fitted one closely inside the other, and used to vary the overall length of the tube, and therefore the pitch of the instrument.
A slide whistle (variously known as a swanee or swannee whistle, lotos flute piston flute, or jazz flute) is a wind instrument consisting of a fipple like a recorder's and a tube with a piston in it.
The Abduction of Figaro is a comic opera, described as "A Simply Grand Opera by P. D. Q. Bach," which is actually the work of composer Peter Schickele.
The Art of Fugue (or The Art of the Fugue; Die Kunst der Fuge), BWV 1080, is an incomplete musical work of unspecified instrumentation by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750).
The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution (Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia L'inutile precauzione) is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini.
The Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach (1807–1742)? is a book by Prof.
The Dreaded P. D. Q. Bach Collection is a collection of works by Peter Schickele under the pseudonym of P. D. Q. Bach originally recorded on the Vanguard Records label by the composer.
The Ill-Conceived P. D. Q. Bach Anthology is a collection of works by Peter Schickele writing as P. D. Q. Bach originally recorded on the Telarc label by the composer.
The Intimate P. D. Q. Bach is "a live recording of The Intimate P.D.Q. Bach stage show, featuring Professor Peter Schickele and the Semi-Pro Musica Antiqua" and was released on Vanguard Records in 1974.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Seasons (German: Die Jahreszeiten), Hob. XXI:3), is an oratorio by Joseph Haydn, first performed in 1801.
"The Shepherd on the Rock", D. 965, is a Lied for soprano, clarinet, and piano by Franz Schubert.
The Short-Tempered Clavier and other dysfunctional works for keyboard was released in 1995 by Telarc Records.
The Stoned Guest is a "half-act opera" by Peter Schickele in the satirical persona of P. D. Q. Bach.
The Stoned Guest is "the premiere recording of the Half-Act Opera by P. D. Q. Bach", the pseudonym used by Peter Schickele for parodic works.
The Town Hall is a performance space, located at 123 West 43rd Street, between Sixth Avenue and Broadway, in midtown Manhattan New York City.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 846–893, is a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, composed for solo keyboard by Johann Sebastian Bach.
The Wurst of P. D. Q. Bach is a collection of works by Peter Schickele under his comic pseudonym of P. D. Q. Bach originally recorded on the Vanguard Records label by the composer.
"Three Blind Mice" is an English-language nursery rhyme and musical round.
The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.
A twist is a piece of citrus zest used as a cocktail garnish, generally for decoration and to add flavor when added to a mixed drink.
Two Pianos Are Better Than One was released in 1994 by Telarc Records.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Awake, calls the voice to us),, also known as Sleepers Wake, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach, regarded as one of his most mature and popular sacred cantatas.
The whirly tube, corrugaphone, or bloogle resonator, is a experimental musical instrument or toy which consists of a corrugated (ribbed) plastic tube or hose (hollow flexible cylinder), open at both ends and possibly wider at one end (bell), the thinner of which is rotated in a circle to play.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
WTWP Classical Talkity-Talk Radio was released in 1991 by Telarc Records.
"Yankee Doodle" is a well-known American song, the early versions of which date to before the Seven Years' War and the American Revolution (1775–83) It is often sung patriotically in the United States today and is the state anthem of Connecticut.
1712 Overture and Other Musical Assaults is a classical music album released in 1989 by Telarc Records.
The Year 1812, festival overture in flat major, Op.