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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #15 on: December 26, 2013, 07:29:39 PM »
And I suppose Jar Jar was a charming addition to the Star Wars franchise too?

I... I l-liked him  :hide:

Yeah.... you stay under that chair. You, Jar Jar, George Clooney's Batman, the aliens from Indiana Jones/Crystal Skull, and the Sistine Chapel Choir.
 

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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #16 on: December 26, 2013, 08:47:18 PM »
Heehee, nippley batman.
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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #17 on: December 26, 2013, 09:01:28 PM »
And I suppose Jar Jar was a charming addition to the Star Wars franchise too?

I... I l-liked him  :hide:

Did you like this too?

 

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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #18 on: December 26, 2013, 10:31:09 PM »
And I suppose Jar Jar was a charming addition to the Star Wars franchise too?

I... I l-liked him  :hide:

Did you like this too?



Jar Jar was too much, but now this?  I'm pretty sure that you have automatically excommunicated yourself for bringing up the special that shall not be named.
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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #19 on: December 26, 2013, 10:37:09 PM »
And I suppose Jar Jar was a charming addition to the Star Wars franchise too?

I... I l-liked him  :hide:

Yeah.... you stay under that chair. You, Jar Jar, George Clooney's Batman, the aliens from Indiana Jones/Crystal Skull, and the Sistine Chapel Choir.
George Clooney wasn't that bad... though Uma Thurman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Alicia Silverstone were terrible. 

As for Jar Jar, we can ultimately blame him for Palpatine getting power, since it was jar  Jar who proposed the legislation granting it.  People like to blame Padme, but the culprit was the Gungan.
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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #20 on: December 27, 2013, 04:58:20 AM »
As for Jar Jar, we can ultimately blame him for Palpatine getting power, since it was jar  Jar who proposed the legislation granting it.  People like to blame Padme, but the culprit was the Gungan.

It wasn't Jar Jar who appointed a special needs as her stand in!
 

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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #21 on: January 14, 2014, 09:23:37 PM »
I for one don't mind the original recording.  In the words of the Duke, "We like the old hymns"
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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #22 on: January 14, 2014, 10:07:11 PM »
In 90 years the quality of recording equipment has really improved!  Mediocre choirs, on the other hand, will always exist, yea, even unto the 90th generation from today.
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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #23 on: January 14, 2014, 10:30:32 PM »
And I suppose Jar Jar was a charming addition to the Star Wars franchise too?

I... I l-liked him  :hide:

Yeah.... you stay under that chair. You, Jar Jar, George Clooney's Batman, the aliens from Indiana Jones/Crystal Skull, and the Sistine Chapel Choir.
George Clooney wasn't that bad... though Uma Thurman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Alicia Silverstone were terrible. 

As for Jar Jar, we can ultimately blame him for Palpatine getting power, since it was jar  Jar who proposed the legislation granting it.  People like to blame Padme, but the culprit was the Gungan.

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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #24 on: January 16, 2014, 12:59:19 PM »
Too much vibrato is a very bad thing in choral singing because we want to, as an audience, hear the harmonies in a clear way. Some will tell you, however, that singing without it is bad for vocal health. I don't know. The jury is out.
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Re: The Sistine Chapel choir in 1925 sucked
« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2014, 07:04:02 AM »
I love singing chant with pure, unvibrated tones.  I don't know that it's bad for vocal health, but I do know that I've improved at it over the years singing in schola because in some ways it is more difficult.  You have to be more accurate with your pitch, and listen to the people around you more...both of which are good for musicality.  Win/win in my book.

I've heard opera where I literally couldn't tell what pitch the singer was trying to sing (esp in the recitative sections where the orchestration is less present) because the vibrato was so wide.  It sounds bad. 
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