105 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, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, 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, Gérard Grisey, 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, Jazz, Johann Christian Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach, Joseph Haydn, Juilliard School, Kazoo, Koyaanisqatsi, La Marseillaise, Leadpipe, Les Luthiers, Liebeslieder Polkas, Los Angeles Times, Ludwig van Beethoven, Manicotti, Minimal music, ..., Missa solemnis, 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, Partiels, 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 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 (55 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 in his career a conductor of his own and other American music.
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An acronym is an abbreviation, used as a word, which is formed from the initial components in a phrase or a word.
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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.
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Founded in 1949, the Aspen Music Festival and School is regarded as one of the top classical music festivals in the United States, noted both for its concert programming and its musical training of mostly young-adult music students.
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).
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Bagpipes are a class of musical instrument, aerophones, using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.
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Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.
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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.
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"Beautiful Dreamer" is a parlor song by Stephen Foster (1826–1864).
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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 comedy-drama film directed by Paul Mazursky.
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.
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Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 – 14 December 1788) was a German Classical period musician and composer, the fifth child and second (surviving) son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach.
Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July 1714 – 15 November 1787) was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period.
The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as being between about 1750 and 1820.
The Concerto for Horn and Hardart is a work of Peter Schickele but is touted as a work by P. D. Q. Bach.
Don Giovanni (K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, or Don Giovanni) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
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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 Hänsel und Gretel.
The Variations and Fugue for Piano in E major, Op.
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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 American composer Aaron Copland.
Gérard Grisey (June 17, 1946 – November 11, 1998) was a French composer of contemporary music.
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Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 179213 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and piano pieces.
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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.
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Hansel and Gretel (German) is an opera by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a (fairy tale opera).
"High culture" is a term now used in a number of different ways in academic discourse, whose most common meaning is the set of cultural products, mainly in the arts, held in the highest esteem by a culture.
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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.
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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.
Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.
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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 the ninth son of Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes referred to as the "Bückeburg Bach".
Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period.
(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.
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The Juilliard School, 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.
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The kazoo is a musical instrument that adds a "buzzing" timbral quality to a player's voice when the player vocalizes into it.
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Koyaanisqatsi, also known as Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, is a 1982 American documentary film directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke.
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"La Marseillaise" is the national anthem of France.
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In a brass instrument, a leadpipe or mouthpipe is the pipe or tube into which the mouthpiece is placed.
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Les Luthiers is an Argentine comedy-musical group, very popular also in several other Spanish-speaking countries such as Paraguay, Guatemala, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Bolivia, Cuba, Costa Rica and Venezuela.
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Liebeslieder Polkas is recording of the music of Peter Schickele under his comic pseudonym of P. D. Q. Bach,.
The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.
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Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 177026 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
Manicotti are an Italian American kind of pasta.
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Minimal music is an aesthetic, a style, or a technique of music associated with the work of American composers La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, and Philip Glass.
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Missa solemnis is Latin for solemn mass, and is a genre of musical settings of the ordinary mass, which are festively scored and render the Latin text extensively, opposed to the more modest Missa brevis.
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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 of, and research on, music, a part of humanities.
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Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, nitrous, nitro, or NOS is a chemical compound with the formula.
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The title Notebook for 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.
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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 peculiar style of a composer or artist, or even a general style of music.
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Partiels (1975) is a defining piece of Spectral music by Gérard Grisey whose opening is derived from an electronic sonogram analysis of the attack of a low E2 on a trombone.
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"Peggy Sue" is a rock and roll song written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, and Norman Petty, and originally performed, recorded and released as a single by Holly in early July of 1957.
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Peter Planyavsky (born) is an Austrian organist and composer.
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Johann 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.
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Peter Schickele Presents an Evening with P. D. Q. Bach (1807–1742?) was the first concert and also the first release of the music of Peter Schickele under his comical pseudonym of P. D. Q. Bach by Vanguard Records.
Philip Morris Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer.
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“Pop! Goes the Weasel” is an English nursery rhyme and singing game.
Popular culture or pop culture is the entirety of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, and other phenomena that are within the mainstream of a given culture, especially Western culture of the early to mid 20th century and the emerging global mainstream of the late 20th and early 21st century.
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A portmanteau (plural portmanteaus or portmanteaux) or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words, or their phones (sounds), and their meanings are combined into a new word.
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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.
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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).
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Sinfonia concertante is a mixture of the symphony and the concerto genres.
Slapstick is a style of humor involving exaggerated physical activity which exceeds the boundaries of common sense.
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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.
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The Symphony No.
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 work of unspecified instrumentation by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750).
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The Barber of Seville, or The Futile 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 (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
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The Seasons (German: Die Jahreszeiten) is an oratorio by Joseph Haydn (H. 21/3).
"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.
This musical work, while touted as "P. D. Q. Bach's Half-Act Opera: The Stoned Guest," is actually the work of Peter Schickele.
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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 Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 846–893, is a collection of solo keyboard music composed 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 nursery rhyme and musical round.
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The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.
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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), BWV 140, also known as Sleepers Wake, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach.
The whirly tube, corrugaphone, or bloogle resonator, is a musical instrument which consists of a corrugated (ribbed) plastic tube (hollow flexible cylinder), open at both ends, which is swung in a circle to play.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (English see fn.; 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 Anglo-American song, the origin of which dates back to the Seven Years' War.
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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.
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