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Amadeus Mozart's Odd Penchant for Toilet Humor Brought to Light in Letter to Cousin Maria Anna Thekla

Mozart's Penchant for Toilet Humor Brought to Light in Letter to Cousin Maria Anna >>

It is no secret that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a cheeky badass. His odd penchant for toilet humor was rampant in many of his letters to family members. This is starkly obvious in a letter to his cousin Maria Anna Thekla Mozart, who is also considered his "love interest."

John Cage's Unique Silent Comp '4'33

John Cage's Unique Silent Comp. '4'33"' Gets Auto-Tuned Rendition >>

There is a never-ending interest in John Cage and his silent composition "4'33"." So while the composer may have coined an iPhone app for the piece, thus a new "Auto-Tuned" version of the composition has surfaced on the Internet. Via Disinformation, the new piece has an Auto-Tuned surface, taking the environmental sounds essential to the piece's performance to a whole new level. Aphex Twin probably would have a ball with the idea. As "C-lite" has previously said, the "silence" of the piece does not contend with the rests and caesuras from the likes of Bach, Beethoven or even the Wandelweiser Group.

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