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    Bach composed for the gears of the clock , a mechanical owl perhaps . And then , his mechanical
    owl flies about the space of a grand cathedral . Music has it's architecture .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tikoo Tuba View Post
    Bach composed for the gears of the clock , a mechanical owl perhaps . And then , his mechanical
    owl flies about the space of a grand cathedral . Music has it's architecture .
    Are you sure you don't mean "bats in a belfry"? I sense them close to this thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SONNET CLV View Post
    Are you sure you don't mean "bats in a belfry"? I sense them close to this thread.
    Seems you are thoughtless . Hope tomorrow is a better day for you .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tikoo Tuba View Post
    Seems you are thoughtless . Hope tomorrow is a better day for you .
    Perhaps you are more polite then.
    “Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.” ― Mark Twain

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    We may toy with absurdities .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tikoo Tuba View Post
    We may toy with absurdities .
    I second that, starting with you.
    “Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.” ― Mark Twain

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    Bach's clocks .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tikoo Tuba View Post
    Bach composed for the gears of the clock , a mechanical owl perhaps . And then , his mechanical owl flies about the space of a grand cathedral . Music has it's architecture .
    Quite right, TT !! Wilhelm Friedemann Bach did indeed write for the "gears of the clock".

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BThFPS3ihrM
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    The ancient Norwegian Troll Music is now sounding very modern in form . Theory : their presence on
    the internet touched us . The old Trolls were invoked . Love that music , but not talking to them or not much .
    Last edited by Tikoo Tuba; Oct-18-2020 at 22:13.

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