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Tue Nov 20, 2018, 07:24 AM

Harpsichords, the most annoying sound ever

I put this in tech because I know they were high tech at one time and somehow people liked the sound of them, even though I'd like to know why they were ever popular to begin with, they are always in Alfred Hitchcock or Night Gallery episodes in a creepy old mansion where someone is about to join the list of those who've never left because they're the ingredients in the beef jerky they make everyone loves, they just don't know it yet.



In case you forget what they sound like



Now something worth listening to (if you like "shred" guitarists)(I'm not the hugest fan of them but this guy is good)




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I'd rather go deaf than listen to a harpsichord
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I think they sound great, I never shy away from a good tune played on a harpsy
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Reply Harpsichords, the most annoying sound ever (Original post)
Frankenvoter Nov 2018 OP
Gamle-ged Nov 2018 #1
bruiserboy Nov 2018 #2
orson Nov 2018 #3
WhiskeyMakesMeHappy Nov 2018 #4
Grebbid Nov 2018 #5
foia Nov 2018 #6
Frankenvoter Nov 2018 #7
Squeek Nov 2018 #8

Response to Frankenvoter (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2018, 09:11 AM

1. That selection played by Elaine Comperoni is what I was prepared to post when I read your thread...

... title! The harpsichord is a delightful instrument, here's a selection by J. S. Bach in a concerto setting...



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Response to Frankenvoter (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2018, 09:35 AM

2. LMAO Frank,



It's like running your nails on a blackboard

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Response to Frankenvoter (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2018, 10:58 AM

3. Duelling Harpsichords

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Response to Frankenvoter (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2018, 11:09 AM

4. I guess they have there place. But like Absinthe,

it should be very rare, and in very small amounts.

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Response to Frankenvoter (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2018, 12:17 PM

5. All 'shred' guitar is awful and annoying. Harpsichords are ok I guess.

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Response to Frankenvoter (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2018, 12:25 PM

6. What about bagpipes?

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Response to foia (Reply #6)

Tue Nov 20, 2018, 01:22 PM

7. I hated them when young but grew accustomed to them later in life, I don't totally mind the sound

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Response to foia (Reply #6)

Wed Nov 21, 2018, 02:04 PM

8. Lots of people

absolutely hate them.

I love them though.


They can even be played in Rock

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