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My likes in art
popes based on
Netsuke Ukiyo-e Yarnbombing
TinguelyPhiline Goya Hodler Hiorns
For more of these see WebMuseum:
Famous Paintings exhibition or Art
My dislikes in art
"con art" that requires an instruction manual
to understand it, or people who sell themselves more than a new concept
(e.g. Rothko ,
My likes in music
"The angels play Beethoven for the greater glory of God
- for their own enjoyment they play Mozart"
Other classical classic: Brahms, Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Wagner
Opera really only Wagner (esp Tannhäuser), Mozart (esp Don
Giovanni), Verdi (Rigoletto only) ... not keen on Muscials (except 1920's) ...
To listen to these go to Classical
Other classical pop: Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Blues (not Jazz)
My hates in music
The "music" played in aeroplanes and hotel lifts (e.g. Nat King Cole)
The "music" played by throwing forks into a grand piano (e.g.
Modern Dance (Pina Bausch, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui etc) yes ! -
classical ballet - no!