Humor Under The Keyboards

Written by Ismael D. Tabije

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I definitely agree with Artur Schnabel's top secret! I wonder why George found it relaxing to have his teeth drilled after hearingrepparttar pianoforte recitals. Check out more ofrepparttar 110054 piano's funny side: •Bob Hope, an American comedian commented on fellow comedian Phyllis Diller on her playingrepparttar 110055 piano: "When she started to play, Steinway himself came down personally and rubbed his name offrepparttar 110056 piano." •A band teacher recalledrepparttar 110057 title ofrepparttar 110058 song "Claire de Lune" played by a student as "Claire de Loonie". •The audiences at a piano recital were appalled when a telephone rang just off stage. Without missing a note,repparttar 110059 soloist glanced towardrepparttar 110060 wings and called, "If that's my agent, tell him I'm working!" Now, let's check out some famous questions and answers inrepparttar 110061 funny world of piano: •What do you get when you drop a piano down a mine shaft? A flat minor •What do you get when you drop a piano on an army base? A flat major •Why is an 11-foot concert grand better than a studio upright? Because is makes a much bigger kaboom when dropped over a cliff. •Why wasrepparttar 110062 piano invented? So thatrepparttar 110063 musician would have a place to put his beer. •Why did they say thatrepparttar 110064 pianist had fingers like lightning? They never struckrepparttar 110065 same place twice. •What did they find when they dug up Beethoven's grave? He was decomposing. •Why did Mozart kill his chicken? Because they always ran around going, "Bach! Bach! Bach!" •Imagine a singer, a piano player, a bass player and a drummer sitting aroundrepparttar 110066 table. Now if you drop a hundred-dollar bill right inrepparttar 110067 middle and tell them they're free to take it, who's getting it? The piano player. Becauserepparttar 110068 bass player is too slow, forrepparttar 110069 winger it's too little money andrepparttar 110070 drummer didn't getrepparttar 110071 assignment. Now that we've seenrepparttar 110072 humor under they keyboards,repparttar 110073 piano andrepparttar 110074 pianists are not as elusive as they seem to be. It is just like discovering a new type of music. The piano andrepparttar 110075 pianist can take not justrepparttar 110076 breath out ofrepparttar 110077 audiences but alsorepparttar 110078 laughter as they present not only fine music but terrific humor as well. Having fun is what life is all about.

The writer Ismael D. Tabije runs the website that markets a wide choice of high-quality digital pianos and accessories at the lowest prices in the online market. Brands sold include Casio, Yamaha, Korg, Kurzweil and Roland. The website also features interesting piano articles about piano humor, trivia, myths and facts and even piano lessons and instructions.

Installing a Home Theater

Written by Kenny Hemphill

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Obviously budget is another consideration and this will dictate which equipment you buy initially and what you save for another day. As a bare minimum you’ll want a DVD player, widescreen television, and a surround sound audio amplifier and speakers. We’d recommend opting for a DVD recorder like this one from Phillips, or this from Panasonic. They’re obviously more expensive than a DVD player, but will give you much greater flexibility. And don’t forget to budget for cabling, its a very important part of installing a home theatre and one that’s often overlooked.

You’ll also want to think aboutrepparttar interior design of a dedicated home theater room and of courserepparttar 110053 seating is all important. You’re going to spend hours and hours watching movies andrepparttar 110054 last thing you need is uncomfortable seats.

Kenny Hemphill is the editor and publisher of The HDTV Tuner

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