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Music Headlines: An Aggregation

Selected news headlines about music.

Music Humor

T.S. McCoy, The New Yorker, 18 October 2021.

Jack Ziegler, The New Yorker, 16 January 1989.

Jack Ziegler, The New Yorker, 15 January 1990.

David Borchart, The New Yorker, 11 October 2021.

Emily Flake, The New Yorker, 4 October 2021.

James Stevenson, The New Yorker, 9 February 1987.

Mike Twohy, The New Yorker, 2 Octobeer 1989.

Joseph Farris, The New Yorker, 25 January 1988.

Edward Frascino, The New Yorker, 2 March 1987.

Paul Noth, The New Yorker, 13 September 2021.

Perry Barlow, The New Yorker, 13 November 1965.

Jean-Jacques Sempé in The New Yorker, 11 February 1980.

Charlie Hankin, The New Yorker, 24 December 2018.

Robert Mankoff, The New Yorker, 21 July 1980.

Edward Koren, The New Yorker, 18 December 1965.

J.B. Handelsman in The New Yorker, 20 April 1968.

Simon Bond, The New Yorker, 7 March 1988.

Jack Ziegler, The New Yorker, 15 January 1996.

And now, God help us all, Rachmaninoff's Concerto in C Minor.

Edward Frascino, The New Yorker, 11 Feburary 1980.

Mick Stevens, The New Yorker, 17 November 2003.

Otto Soglow in The New Yorker, 5 September 1936.

Charlie Hankin in The New Yorker, 28 May 2018.

William Steig, The New Yorker, 20 April 1992.

Gewalt!

Sidney Harris, The New Yorker, 21 April 1997.

Michael Crawford in The New Yorker, 2 April 2007.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Dean Victor, The New Yorker, 26 February 1979.

mr wallace morrison and his sousaphone

Peter Porges, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

George Booth

Leonard Dove, The New Yorker, 25 January 1941.

Ah, Stokowski!

Charles Saxon in The New Yorker, 19 March 1979.

David never gives up. I used to think that was a virtue.

Gary Larson.

George Booth.

J. B. Handelsman, The New Yorker, 11 February 1991.

Henry Martin in The New Yorker, 8 June 1987.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Donald Reilly, The New Yorker, 30 October 1965.

Bruce Eric Kaplan, The New Yorker, 20 April 1992.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Robert Weber, The New Yorker, 17 April 1989.

Donald Reilly, The New Yorker, 19 December 1988

Jack Ziegler, The New Yorker, 6 January 1992.

Bob Knox.

James Stevenson, The New Yorker, 7 August 1965.

Michael Crawford, The New Yorker, 3 June 1991.

Warren Miller in The New Yorker, 1 June 1987.

Eldon Dedini, The New Yorker, 29 August 1988.

Danny Shanahan, The New Yorker, 12 May 2003.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Julia Suits in The New Yorker, 3 September 2018.

Al Ross, The New Yorker, 9 April 1979.

Warren Miller, The New Yorker, 22 June 1987.

Roz Chast, The New Yorker, 28 September 1992.

Ed Arno, The New Yorker, 28 August 1989.

Frank Modell, The New Yorker, 20 September 1976.

Roz Chast, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Victoria Roberts, The New Yorker, 15 July 1991.

Victoria Roberts, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Drew Dernavich, The New Yorker, 17 November 2003.

Bernard Schoenbaum, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Robert Weber, The New Yorker, 9 June 2003.

Mischa Richter in The New Yorker, 24 November 1980.

Charles Saxon in The New Yorker, 23 November 1987.

Ed Fisher in The New Yorker, 30 September 1985.

J.B. Handelsman, The New Yorker, 20 April 1981.

Mischa Richter, The New Yorker, 3 July 1965.

Lee Lorenz, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Robert Weber, The New Yorker, 29 March 1993.

Bill Woodman in The New Yorker, 7 October 1996.

J.J. Sempé, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Peter Steiner, The New Yorker, 23 February 1981.

George Booth, The New Yorker, 8 May 1971.

George Booth dog guitar broken string

John O'Brien, The New Yorker, 16 October 2017.

I am an American, but I understand French horn if played slowly.

Sidney Harris, The New Yorker, 7 December 1981.

Sonata for Piano and Dog

Edward Koren, The New Yorker, 1 September 1980.

Caution: Small Ensembles

Edward Koren in The New Yorker, 9 October 2017.

Roz Chast.

New music. Crisis for two violins and a doorbell; Seizure for flute and a vacuum cleaner; Detour for cello, triangle, and coffee bean grinder.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Robert Mankoff, The New Yorker, 30 July 1990.

Zachary Kanin in The New Yorker, 21 October 2013.

It's the downstairs neighbors again--they say you're technically proficient, but there's not enough emotion.

Michael Maslin, The New Yorker, 22 June 1981.

Ed Fischer, The New Yorker, 19 May 1980.

No, we're Holsteins. Bösendorfer is a piano.

J.B. Handelsman, The New Yorker, 3 August 1986.

I said it was Schubert, he said it was Schumann, I turned out to be right, he felt threatened, and I haven't seen him since.

Robert Leighton, The New Yorker, 25 January 2016.

 

No wonder these Yo-Yo Ma tickets were till available. He's going to be playing the saxophone.

Mort Gerberg, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Henry Martin in The New Yorker, 4 January 1988.

Eldon Dedini, The New Yorker, 29 March 1993.

While he was in Paris, Warren knew Picasso, Miró, Hemingway, Stravinsky, Cocteau, and Fitzgerald. Nothing ever came of it.

[Unidentified Liszt caricature, 1845.]

Bernard Schoenbaum, The New Yorker, 2 March 1992.

Could you kindly pick up the tempo a bit?

George Booth.

euphonium and dog

Gary Larson.

What am I doing here? I can't play this thing! I'm a flutist, for crying out loud!

Dana Fradon, The New Yorker, 27 September 1993.

Because of illness, the role of Mimì in tonight's performance will be sung by a temp.

Ed Fisher, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Edward Frascino, The New Yorker, 19 November 1990.

George Sand has some people in for drinks:

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Tom Toro, The New Yorker, 18 April 2016.

My husband will be home at any moment--quick, take the accordion!

Tom Cheney, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Robert Mankoff, The New Yorker, 29 October 1979.

scat cat

Robert Leighton, The New Yorker, 21 October 2013.

They'll be expecting adagio. Go with allegro.
Beyoncé Alfred Brendel

Al Ross, The New Yorker, 4 March 1991.

Avi Steinberg, The New Yorker, 6 June 2016.

Well, if I practiced all day, too.

Edward Steed, The New Yorker, 27 June 2016.

When we play the footage backward, it'll look like you're repairing it.
Mozart Schirmer Baerenreiter Bärenreiter

William O'Brian, The New Yorker, 13 June 1970.

Sumer is icumen in summer is a-comin' in

Jeff Curnow.

No, no, no! I need more desperation. Imagine your dressing room without the cappuccino machine. Oh my god!

Gahan Wilson, The New Yorker, 11 December 1989.

Puccini Turandot You can't just add a fourth riddle

Eldon Dedini, The New Yorker.

And then my shrink said--Alan, stop beating yourself up! You just weren't in a Kurtág sort of mood.
What do the instructions say? piano

Mick Stevens, The New Yorker, 8 November 2010.

O.K. Who had the veal sonata?
Dido: Remember me, but ah! forget my fate.

George Booth, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Charles Schulz.

You never know how Chopin is going to affect someone...
He called Gounod a hack.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Edward Frascino, The New Yorker, 5 March 1990.

Peter Steiner, The New Yorker (early1980s).

For goodness' sake, we're right here. alphorn cow cattle

Robert Sikoryak, "Duet," The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Charles Schulz.

Peanuts. The joy is in the playing. You're kidding.

Jack Ziegler, The New Yorker, 22 August 1977.

Accepting the applause for Mr. Fontana -- Mr. Fontana's mother.
My wife tells me he's practicing, but I think he's trying to contact some alien civilization.

Leo Cullum, The New Yorker, 19 February 1990.

The tyranny of talent: For our anniversary, Eugenia, I've written a love song just for you! I feel so inadequate, Rudy. I merely bought you a Rolex.

Robert Mankoff, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Charles Saxon, The New Yorker, 1 June 1987.

That's my Caroline. She's one of a kind.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Charles Barsotti, The New Yorker, 13 August 1979.

Would you like to hear some music while you hold?

Tom Cheney, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Bruce Eric Kaplan, The New Yorker, 14 February 1994.

If music be the food of love, shut up.

Everett Opie, The New Yorker, 11 February 1967.

Oh dear, the bell! We have to go back.

J.C. Duffy, The New Yorker, 20 December 1999.

You people make me sick. Nonetheless, here's a little toe-tapper.

Donald Reilly, The New Yorker, 26 August 1996 (music issue).

Ronald Searle, The New Yorker, 12 July 1993.

Jean-Jacques Sempé.

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