Reading The Canterbury Tales while listening to this

DeathDog
DeathDog

Reading The Canterbury Tales while listening to this. It's pretty comfy desu.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpUwgruPHco

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https://youtu.be/UEPiqK-jqTc
ZeroReborn
ZeroReborn

@DeathDog
Also, what music is Veeky Forums listening to today?

MPmaster
MPmaster

One of my favorite albums desu

SniperWish
SniperWish

What does this have to do with the Canterbury tales?
Why wouldn't you just listen to early music?

JunkTop
JunkTop

@SniperWish
Well it's obviously a concept album about The Canterbury Tales so if you weren't an autistic friendless pedant you might've picked up on the connection earlier.

GoogleCat
GoogleCat

@JunkTop
You think naming tracks after chapters of the canterbury tales with generic dungeon synth is a 'concept album'?

New_Cliche
New_Cliche

@GoogleCat
Yeah pretty much

Spazyfool
Spazyfool

@GoogleCat

Not that user but it would be a concept album by definition, yes. Perhaps not a very good one, which would ultimately depend on the listener, but still objectively a concept album all the same.

Boy nitpicking really does sap the fun out of everything, don't it?

Stark_Naked
Stark_Naked

@Spazyfool
Yeah he kinda ruined the thread, shame desu because I really like that album and the Tales

askme
askme

@Stark_Naked
@Spazyfool
try to gently tell op that his taste in music is bad and that the album he's listening to is low effort music with a practically nonexistent connection through having a painting and title of a famous work of literature to chaucer
somehow I'm the bad guy here and not op for creating a terrible, unhistorical thread
I even provided him an example of what he should be listening to instead, early music which involves an academic reconstruction of what the music might have sounded like based on medieval manuscripts, not on spurious, cheesy runescape music.

Gigastrength
Gigastrength

@ZeroReborn
Ben King doing Spanish Harlem.
tfw no recording of someone whistling it and I can't whistle for shit
[sad cat shannon noises]

Snarelure
Snarelure

@askme
i feel u my dude, i listen to like 20 seconds of ops shit and found it inauthentic

if i wanna hear some old medieval shit i just put on the apple music "early music: from medieval to renaissance" playlist, and if i get through all that i put on the baroque one whatever it's called

oh btw can any of u fags recommend me some dank solo harpsichord shit

Burnblaze
Burnblaze

@askme
agreed

cum2soon
cum2soon

@askme
The guy who made the album is a major in English literature you moron.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6WhTgdbEVeo

Methshot
Methshot

@cum2soon
jfc

sorry i didn't realize this was a cringe thread

Fuzzy_Logic
Fuzzy_Logic

@askme
unironically thinks music from Chaucer's period is "early music" in any way, shape, or form
tries to play patrician tastemaker
You should unironically kill yourself, and stop samefagging as wel

Stark_Naked
Stark_Naked

@Fuzzy_Logic
Explain your first point please, I'm interested.
stop samefagging as well
I'm not? I thought those posts were meant to satirise me, or maybe it's just because I'm a insecure contrarian.

happy_sad
happy_sad

@ZeroReborn
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYLe_FweguY

askme
askme

@cum2soon

Wow, I guess that settles it.

likme
likme

@cum2soon
Are guys who are into medieval history capable of having short hair?

kizzmybutt
kizzmybutt

@happy_sad
Bretty good desu.

BlogWobbles
BlogWobbles

@Stark_Naked
We have recorded music from as far back as Assyria and Sumer so it's a misnomer to call music from the 1300s "early"
Hell, there's """classical""" (shit term btw) music from before this as well

CouchChiller
CouchChiller

@cum2soon
What the fuck is dungeon synth
And why on earth does it necessitate it's own name

JunkTop
JunkTop

@BlogWobbles
I understand that, but I'm going off of the definition of 'early music' which is used by enthusiasts of early music which is usually taken as the medieval age to the renaissance, I don't know where you got your definition from.

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

@ZeroReborn
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYiTGq-dGa8
I'm trying to fix my sleep schedule and i haven't slept in 25 hours
pls send help

whereismyname
whereismyname

Should I take a course on Chaucer? I know the professor and he's terribly challenging, which might be good.

Supergrass
Supergrass

@whereismyname
do it faggot

Spamalot
Spamalot

@Supergrass
Note that the alternative is a sociology course (required 'social science' credits). I essentially have to take a senior level sociology course for my major (the other options are trash), so I am aiming for a course on mass communication, which requires this course and another I'll be taking anyway.
But, I at least one literature course for my English minor.

Deadlyinx
Deadlyinx

@DeathDog
i listen to scatman while reading pynchon its pretty cool desu

takes2long
takes2long

@ZeroReborn
https://youtu.be/UEPiqK-jqTc

supreme shostakovich

whereismyname
whereismyname

@DeathDog
You reading in middle english or in translation?

w8t4u
w8t4u

@whereismyname
Does anyone know of an edition that has middle English on one side and modern English on the other?

cum2soon
cum2soon

@DeathDog
I don't get it. The Canterbury Tales is a fun fabliau with ridiculous elements and religious humour. I'm flicking through this album and everything sounds so brooding and serious.

massdebater
massdebater

@w8t4u
You can get educational editions which have descriptions and glossaries every other page to make you understand. I'd recommend Cambridge Eductional/School editions.

Fried_Sushi
Fried_Sushi

@w8t4u
Just read it mate, you probably know enough to get through. Chaucer is familiar Middle English.

SomethingNew
SomethingNew

@cum2soon
This
The guy just goes through and handwaves through the text in order to justify his music, 'english major' my ass.

@BlogWobbles
lmao how clueless.

Burnblaze
Burnblaze

@Spamalot

I essentially have to take a senior level sociology course for my major

Fucking cultural marxists.

Firespawn
Firespawn

@Burnblaze
It's either one of a few sociology courses, a 'global studies course' which would be fine if there were any being taught to anybody but a few able to travel every term, or a politics course. I could just take a sex and gender sociology course, but that sounds miserable, so instead I'm taking a mass communications course.

Not a big deal.

lostmypassword
lostmypassword

@ZeroReborn
joanna newsom
nico
dorothy ashby

Techpill
Techpill

@lostmypassword
shit taste die in hellfire holy fuck

TalkBomber
TalkBomber

@Techpill
?
Nico is patrician buddy.

VisualMaster
VisualMaster

@Techpill
@takes2long
fuck you

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