Classical music fans have been having fun recently with several silly internet crazes. Here are a few highlights, with explanations via Know Your Meme.
Yelling Goat. The explanation. Classical music’s responses – mostly opera, a little bit of Schoenberg. Edit: Richard Strauss now, too.
And while putting captions on pictures of composers, cats, and everyone else is nothing new – this one with Hector Berlioz is a recent star. Here’s more about the deliciously crazy symphony to which it refers.