Classical Music Internet Sillies
By Mona Seghatoleslami ~ Posted Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:57am
Classical music fans have been having fun recently with several silly internet crazes. Here are a few highlights, with explanations via Know Your Meme.
Yelling Goat. The explanation. Classical musicâ€™s responses â€“ mostly opera, a little bit of Schoenberg. Edit: Richard Strauss now, too.
And while putting captions on pictures of composers, cats, and everyone else is nothing new â€“ this one with Hector Berlioz is a recent star. Hereâ€™s more about the deliciously crazy symphony to which it refers.