Thursday, April 07, 2005

Byzantine music - a new approach

Every once in a while my brain short-circuits. Then these sorts of things happen...

The Byzantine scale is Ni-Pa-Vu-Ga-Di-Ke-Zo-Ni. Thus...

"Every eight weeks the scale starts from Ni, so we are the 'knights of Ni'" and

"Every once in a while, Byzantine music is food advertising: every time a melody ends pa-ni-ni."

Now, power failure

4 Comments:

Blogger Mikey said...

How many nights of Ni do you have in a given year?

9:40 PM  
Anonymous Tom said...

"So this is what we have come to, priests and seminarians saying ni to poor old congretations?"

2:18 PM  
Blogger Virgil Petrisor said...

Mikey - it depends on how many vigils we decide to have :)

Tom - but we do it at a much lower pitch...

9:05 PM  
Blogger Dave said...

Ekky-ekky-ekky-ekky-z'Bang, zoom-Boing, z'nourrrwringmm

6:07 PM  

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