What I don’t understand about the Celtic battle trumpets/carnyxes found (Digital Medievalist: Scéla > Yahoo) in the Corrèze is that surely if they are played vertically the musician will eventually drown in the condensation. I know a man who almost died thus, trapped in a sousaphone, although he did walk into a swimming pool.
- Mascagni and the barrel organ
Following the post on Mexican organ grinders, someone kindly sent in the following anecdote, posted by Mark Williamson over at the
- Waiting room
Many of the cemeteries I visit – the cat has to be fed – are being enlarged at the moment, although
Thanks to MM (with a little help from BB) for news of the English musician who used to play bugle calls
- Celtic fans vs Barça fans
The musical, by Richard Strauss.
- French lessons: Grannie on her bike rides across the pool
Boby Lapointe, an obsessive, deranged comic genius who seems to have drunk himself to death aged 50, points to one of