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tkdguy18 Mar 2016 2:57 p.m. PST

Despite their success, Bach and Handel never got rich. In fact, they were often Baroque.

abelp0118 Mar 2016 4:52 p.m. PST


Big Red Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2016 5:26 p.m. PST

Oh my

Streitax Inactive Member19 Mar 2016 11:26 a.m. PST

To the Pillory with him! And pay the street urchins to give him their undivided attention.

Zargon Inactive Member19 Mar 2016 5:49 p.m. PST

A harpsichord is thrown at the OP..

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member19 Mar 2016 8:13 p.m. PST

Part of Bach's financial problem was the number of his offspring. His "organ" just didn't have any stops!

tkdguy19 Mar 2016 10:56 p.m. PST

I thought the joke was a classic!

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2016 5:58 a.m. PST

Oh, my aching Bach !

Gattamalata Inactive Member20 Mar 2016 10:10 a.m. PST

Get a Handel on it…

tkdguy20 Mar 2016 5:03 p.m. PST

I hope I get Orff anyone's Liszt for my original post. I've been under a lot of Strauss lately.

skippy0001 Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2016 10:08 p.m. PST

Katchaturian as catch-can.

Terrement Inactive Member23 Mar 2016 8:41 a.m. PST

They were Baroque because they had no Monet

Tacitus23 Mar 2016 9:49 a.m. PST

Their wives couldn't buy new Brahms and panties.

Old Wolfman24 Mar 2016 6:49 a.m. PST

Ring around the Mahler.

Last Hussar31 Mar 2016 10:35 a.m. PST

Ouch. This is Straussing me out.

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