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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Composing
From: imra at (Douglas Barry)
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:11:51 +0100
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Peter, I'm impressed with your talent. The only notes I have control of are 
in my wallet, and sadly I can barely manage them...
However, your photo reminded me of this.

A tourist in Vienna is going through a graveyard and all of a sudden he
hears music. No one is around, so he starts searching for the source.

He finally locates the origin and finds it is coming from a grave with a
headstone that reads: "Ludwig von Beethoven, 1770-1827". Then he realizes
that the music is Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and it is being played

Puzzled, he leaves the graveyard and persuades a friend to return with him.

By the time they arrive back at the grave, the music has changed. This time
it is the Seventh Symphony, but like the previous piece, it is being played

Curious, the men agree to consult a music scholar. When they return with the
expert, the Fifth Symphony is playing, again backwards. The expert notices
that the symphonies are being played in the reverse order in which they were
composed, the 9th, then the 7th, then the 5th.

By the next day the word has spread, and a crowd has gathered around the
grave. They are all listening to the Second Symphony being played backwards.
Just then the graveyard's caretaker ambles up to the group.

Someone in the group asks him if he has an explanation for the music.

"I would have thought it was obvious," the caretaker says. "He's

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Klein" <pklein at>
To: "lug" <lug at>; <olympus at>;
<leicareflex at>
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:28 AM
Subject: [Leica] IMG: Composing

> at 
> N04/29770630846/in/dateposted-public/>
> Click on photo to enlarge a bit.
> This photo combines three of my interests: Composing, bassoon playing and
> photography. I'm re-notating a bassoon duet that I wrote B.C. (Before
> Computers). It's a great way to learn my new notation program, and the
> program will generate an electronic performance from score once I'm done.
> The weird-looking keyboard behind the MIDI piano keyboard is a Kinesis
> ergonomic keyboard.  I've used this model for years. It really saves wear
> and tear on the hands.  Leica M Monochrom and Voigtlander 21/4 Skopar.
> Enjoy!
> --Peter
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