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25 Post author: Raemon 11 January 2012 01:52AM

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Comment author: Raemon 12 January 2012 06:36:34PM *  1 point [-]

I don't the original context needs to be abandoned completely either. It can be appropriated to tell the story of a hypothetical hominid who was the first one to develop some level of abstract reasoning.

The more I think about it the more frustrated I am by the song's medium difficulty level. It's just well known enough that changing some of the meter around could mess up the people who DO know it. (There were slight problems with appropriating and simplifiying the song "No One is Alone" from Into the Woods, for the same reason)

Comment author: pleeppleep 13 January 2012 10:48:32PM 0 points [-]

when you did the ritual, did you just sing all the songs or did you play music alongside it? Some of them (singularity, for instance) seem sort of like they would need the music to be sung.