h a l f b a k e r y
Yeah, I wish it made more sense too.
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Classical composers have used Bible verses and poetry as the
source material for choral compositions since ever -- so why
not use some famous lines from cinema?
I would particularly love to hear a cantata based on HAL's
final speech from 2001... but many other famous speeches
could also be used. How about Bogart's "hill of
beans" speech from Casablanca? What other snippets would
||At least it isn't an idiotic pun!
||This is a great idea. Why only cantatas? I would love to hear some as baroque style recitative with harpsichord & continuo band!
||Now I've got that Star Wars Cantina ditty stuck in my head.
||I would love to hear me some Schwartzenegger 'I'll be
bach' with some Bach in the bachground...