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Johann_Christian_Bach
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Bubblecookie
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Were classical composers gay?

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Started: 3/4/2017 Category: Music
Updated: 10 months ago Status: Debating Period
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Johann_Christian_Bach

Con

I will argue that classical composers were not gay. The con will argue that they were all gaylords and circlejerked.
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Gay composers: 11. Pyotr Tchaikovsky
26. Benjamin Britten
32. Aaron Copland
53. Samuel Barber
54. Francis Poulenc
59. John Cage
78. Leonard Bernstein
122. Jean Baptiste Lully
130. Karol Szymanowski
132. Ned Rorem
143. Henry Cowell
160. Hans Henze
162. Michael Tippett
178. Peter Maxwell Davies
179. Virgil Thomson
185. Gian Carlo Menotti
202. Lou Harrison
221. Charles Griffes
230. John Corigliano
238. Reynaldo Hahn
315. Charles Wuorinen
318. David Diamond
405. Marc Blitzstein
Bubblecookie

Pro

You literally just posted gay composers down from the list( here is the source fo your plagiarism lolhttps://www.quora.com...)
Debate Round No. 1
Johann_Christian_Bach

Con

Thank you for accepting the debate. (I presume that the acceptance round is over)

The definition of gay:
Light-hearted and carefree.

To make music, you have to be happy and have a clear mind. This occurs to me as a Master-Craftsman humanities administrator of the 42th grand lounge. Since masons like the letter 3 and the letter b, I use 3 flats (shaped like a b), and they are happy face shaped. E-flat major is also a heroic and happy key (it represents victory after a fierce battle, like how Beethoven used it in his Eroica Symphony, dedicated to Napoleon). Classical composers had to compose music while they're happy. If they were sad, they might ponder on their predicaments and cease to compose with a high quality.

They also circlejerked. They sometimes get together with a shared interest and congratulate one another for sharing that interest. For example, Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn circlejerked, Handel and Domenico Scarlatti circlejerked, and much more composers also grouped together to discuss about their philosophy of composition. This was truly a happy occasion.
Bubblecookie

Pro

Sir, do you know that you are proving yourself wrong by every round. At first, i thought you meant homosexual now i know you meant happy. You are against the issue. Take your stance
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Posted by KingDebater 10 months ago
KingDebater
A lot of composers were gay, it's their sort of music
Posted by KingDebater 10 months ago
KingDebater
A lot of composers were gay, it's their sort of music
Posted by paintballvet18 10 months ago
paintballvet18
Conduct is already lost by Con side for plagiarism.

He better do a lot to pick up points now...
Posted by thebestdebate 10 months ago
thebestdebate
Um, interesting topic... for a debate
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