Xmas Humor

Jonathan Bellman

A close friend relays the anecdote of an accomplished guitarist of his acquaintance who had done a lot of church music (I’m guessing of the Praise Music variety, probably among many other styles). This guitarist “jokingly said that some hyper-charismatic people he knows said the chord that the Holy Spirit anoints the most is “Gsus.”

His response was that “his favorites were ‘F n’ A.’”

Oddly, he hadn’t been invited back to church to play since…

Merry Xmas to those who celebrate it, and warm, cozy day to all. Intense snow here, so it’s cocoon time.

About jonathanbellman

Professor of Music History and Literature and Head of Academic Studies in Music at the University of Northern Colorado. Author, *The _Style Hongrois_ in the Music of Western Europe* (Northeastern University Press, 1993), *A Short Guide to Writing About Music* (2e, Longman, 2008), *Chopin's Polish Ballade: Op. 38 as Narrative of National Martyrdom* (Oxford University Press, 2010), Editor, *The Exotic in Western Music* (Northeastern University Press, 1998), author of bunches of articles and reviews and so on. Likes to play the piano, the mandolin, and even guitar sometimes. A. M. and Jo Winchester Distinguished Scholar at UNC, 2011.
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One Response to Xmas Humor

  1. it is pretty snowy down here as well, looks like a whole foot maybe…

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