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    A couple of Sundays ago I played Amazing Grace really straight on my tenor. After Mass the priest told me I couldn't play sax in church because it made the congregation think about sex. Needless to say I'm looking for a new place to worship.
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    It made the congregation think about sex or it made the priest think about sex?

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    Who doesn't think of sex when they hear Amazing Grace played in a church!

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    Just a guy who plays saxophone. swperry1's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent27 View Post
    It made the congregation think about sex or it made the priest think about sex?
    I was thinking along these lines, but had to fight really hard not to write it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by vonbraig View Post
    A couple of Sundays ago I played Amazing Grace really straight on my tenor. After Mass the priest told me I couldn't play sax in church because it made the congregation think about sex. Needless to say I'm looking for a new place to worship.
    That is just flat out bizarre.

    Hang on, were you playing with your pants down?

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    Who hasn't thought bout Sex in church? didn't need a sax to help me on that one, ha ha ha

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    Think Baptist. We like saxophone playing and sex as long as you're having sex with someone that you're married to. Of course, of the two, we usually only prefer the sax playing during the actual church service. You normally have to wait until you get back home on Sunday afternoon for the other.
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    Maybe he was just trying to be polite...

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    Quote Originally Posted by agent27 View Post
    it made the congregation think about sex or it made the priest think about sex?
    lmao!

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    Are you in a church full of pervs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vonbraig View Post
    A couple of Sundays ago I played Amazing Grace really straight on my tenor. After Mass the priest told me I couldn't play sax in church because it made the congregation think about sex.
    I would take that as a compliment

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    How can he know what people are thinking?

    Hmmm... when I was a churchgoer, the organ music made me think about sax.

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    1. Yes, I would take that as a complement.
    2. That's one of the most original pick-up lines I've ever heard... Depending on your personal inclinations, you either go for it, or jump ship.
    3. "Organ music": which organ was he thinking of, specifically?
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    Maybe there is a sax in the NAMBLA theme song and hearing the sax stimulated him.

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    sad thing really, when you think of it. one more troubled, frustrated priest....

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    bro, I have been doing church music for over 15 years in a protestant environment.
    music always has different interpretations, depending on the listeners.
    allow me some slack - the priests and church are participants in music and the audience is the Almighty.
    so long the audience (ie God) is not complaining, some interpretations may hold some weight, but I will weigh my intent more than their interpretation.
    honestly (back to a musical context), I would consider that to be a compliment actually, if the music move anyone enough towards anything.
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    Yeah. Grace was amazing. If ya know what I mean.

    Damn now I will think of this every time I hear that song.

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    The term "A Capella" has a meaning for us that usually means vocal music without accompaniment. However, it originally meant music performed in the church when the use of any musical instrument was not considered appropriate for the holy building. For most of us, that has changed quite a bit over time and for hundreds of years sacred music with various musical instruments have been a regular part of services all over the world.
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    Maybe you should wear a Burka next time.
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