Classical Cartoon Kickoff: Virtuoso Blogger : Deceptive Cadence There's plenty of humor in classical music. Look out for regular classical cartoons each week at Deceptive Cadence.
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Classical Cartoon Kickoff: Virtuoso Blogger

I know you've been told otherwise, but there is plenty of humor in classical music. Even the heaven-storming Beethoven, who drove his nephew to near suicide, took his sister-in-law to court (twice!) and was prone to flying off the handle for any reason, wrote a song called "Ass of all Asses."

I'm certain he was only referring to donkeys... and not to their more metaphorical doppelgangers.

Look out for a classical cartoon —or "Artune," as our intrepid artist Pablo Helguera likes to call them — each week at the same time: a Friday "classical cartoon at noon."

However, we couldn't resist featuring this one on Deceptive Cadence's opening day.

Pablo Helguera
He has a Russian blogging technique.
Pablo Helguera

Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. You can see more of his work at Artworld Salon and on his own site.