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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000495.txt from 2010/11

From: Jennifer Jones <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Cloud Cuckoo Land
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 20:37:26 -0500

> See
Awesome visuals.


On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Michael Nichols <> w=
> True. =A0In this case, though, I had a very specific piece of music in
> mind. =A0It's one of the songs from Orff's Carmina Burana, appropriately
> titled "Ego Sum Abbas."
> "Ego sum abbas cucaniensis" is Latin for "I am the abbot of
> Cloud-Cuckoo-Land." =A0It's a song about some crazy drunk guy in a
> tavern (or, more precisely, sung by someone musically portraying a
> crazy drunk guy in a tavern).
> And wafna...well, that's apparently some kind of medieval expletive
> that the singers repeat over and over again. =A0:-)
> See
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Jennifer Jones
> <> wrote:
>> One can speak songfully. =A0There can be melody and rhythm to speech;
>> think poetry! =A0:-)
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