It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

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It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by JW » Fri Apr 08, 2016 4:33 pm

Given the comments about 'Out of Tune Singing' in the 'Laity Squeezed Out" topic this week, I can't resist posting a link to the indomitable Florence Foster Jenkins singing the Queen of the Night Aria from Magic Flute. I understand a film starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant is to be released shortly.

This is incredibly bad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6ubiUIxbWE&nohtml5=False
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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by alan29 » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:15 am

I think there is a movie being made about her.

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by organist » Wed May 11, 2016 3:45 am

The film is good if a little sentimental. The French Madeleine was much better! :D

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by Southern Comfort » Wed May 11, 2016 9:15 pm

organist wrote:The film is good if a little sentimental. The French Madeleine was much better! :D


Someone else was talking about that today, but they said it was called "Marguerite". I had never heard of it, nor Madeleine.

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by organist » Thu May 12, 2016 8:53 pm

You are right it is Madeleine! :D

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by organist » Thu May 12, 2016 8:54 pm

Oh no it is Marguerite! Old age? :D

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by Southern Comfort » Thu May 12, 2016 9:21 pm

organist wrote:Old age? :D


I'm sure some would say that both of us are old and venerable. :mrgreen: :lol:
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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by Southern Comfort » Thu May 12, 2016 9:21 pm

Duplicate post, due to old age and venerability, and the clunky editing mechanism of the forum..... :(

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by Southern Comfort » Tue Jun 07, 2016 4:25 pm

alan29 wrote:I felt this belonged here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdcY93zSEYo


Speechless. Just speechless.

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by IncenseTom » Tue Jun 07, 2016 4:46 pm

Have a look at this from about 7:50. The Kyrie is stunning, and not in a good way. The look on the priest's face is priceless.

http://www.rai.tv/dl/RaiTV/programmi/me ... 2708f.html

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by Southern Comfort » Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:55 pm

IncenseTom wrote:Have a look at this from about 7:50. The Kyrie is stunning, and not in a good way. The look on the priest's face is priceless.

http://www.rai.tv/dl/RaiTV/programmi/me ... 2708f.html


Polytonality....... :(

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Re: It's Friday! Singing out of Tune

Post by quaeritor » Thu Jun 16, 2016 5:07 pm

IncenseTom wrote:. . . The Kyrie is stunning, . . .

Not a lot of people can do that - and keep it up right through! Just think - if they perpetuate that style for a few centuries it may develop into the glories of polyphony!
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