Noddy and Berg's ears


Question - what is the link between Alban Berg and Enid Blyton?

Answer - the result seen above, which is returned when you search for the terms 'Alban Berg Enid Blyton' on amazon.co.uk

Thanks to reader John Shimwell. But you can't call that music.
Any copyrighted material on these pages is included as "fair use", for the purpose of study, review or critical analysis only, and will be removed at the request of copyright owner(s). Report errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk

Comments

Pliable said…
There is more to this than meets the eye. Try searching the terms 'Shostakovich Enid Blyton into amazon.co.uk

http://www.amazon.co.uk/SHOSTAKOVICH-RABINOVICH-HANNA-George-trans/dp/B000ZBBC5Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1236789177&sr=1-1
Dear Pliable,
I'm sure that someone as well read as yourself would be familiar with Berg's connection with the Teddy Bear:
http://www.therestisnoise.com/2004/12/meeting_cute.html

Alban's brother Hermann was the co-inventor, and no doubt Alban was sponsored by sales of teddies.
So, who needs Enid?
Pliable said…
Thanks Michael, I kind of had a hunch where this path would go...

Actually the explanation is a little more mundane. I was professionally involved in bibliographic meta data a few years ago. A few minutes on amazon confirms that the Aussie Book Store has managed to upload their entire stock database onto Amazon as a reseller, with every author field completed as Enid Blyton.

http://www.overgrownpath.com/2005/03/wot-no-computers.html

Recent popular posts

Wake up and listen to the music

The Berlin Philharmonic's darkest hour

Why cats hate Mahler symphonies

Nada Brahma - Sound is God

Why do we always forget the Roma?

Untold story of the counterculture's Islamic connection

Simple gifts?

Not everyone climbs mountains

There is no mass market for classical music

Master musician who experienced the pain of genius