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Fri Dec 31 04:05:08 UTC 2021
On Thu, Dec 30, 2021 at 6:21 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> BTW, Mozart's Requiem which features these verses is one of the most
> moving and dramatic pieces of music ever, especially when you follow the
> lyrics. Truly soul-rending even for a soulless computational device like me.
> We were near Nice when I saw ads for the Requiem, and went to the
> concert. I stood the whole time and could not say a word to save my life.
> I cannot listen to it without powerful emotions. Not for easy listening.
> bill w
The impact is much reduced when, as I have often experienced such things,
the performance and acoustics conspire to make the lyrics an
unintelligible a capella that contrasts with the music.
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