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Song Parodies -> "How to Play Cello"

Original Song Title:

"How Far I'll Go"

Original Performer:

Auli'i Cravalho

Parody Song Title:

"How to Play Cello"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

I've been staring at the cello section
Long as I can remember, never really knowing why
I wish I could be the perfect violinist
But I come back to the cello, no matter how hard I try

Every page I flip, every marking I track
Every sound I make, every note leads back
To the place I know, where I can not go, where I long to be

See the line where they play Open C?
It calls me
Will I ever know
How deep it goes
I'll want to play more and more lower strings
There's no stopping
One day I'll know
If I go there's just no telling how deep I'll go

I know everybody on this violin, seems so happy on this violin
Everything is by design
I know everybody on this violin has a role on this violin
So maybe I can roll with mine

Keep the beat with pride, I can make us strong
I'll be satisfied if I play along
But the voice inside sings a different song
What is wrong with me?

All I want is to play Open C
It's exciting!
But how will I know
How to play cello?
And it seems like it's calling out to me, so come find me
And let me know, what's beyond that line, will I cross that line?

The line where they play Open C?
It calls me
Will I ever know
How to play cello?
If the the peg that will tune open C stays behind me
One day I'll know, how to play cello!

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Agrimorfee - March 11, 2019 - Report this comment
As a cellist, I approve of this parody. But it could have been we have to carry the damned thing around, how we need a "hockey puck" to keep the peg from slipping around on the floor, the hellish boredom of Pachelbel's Canon In D Major, etc. :) :)
CML - March 11, 2019 - Report this comment
Sounds like a topic you could cover in a parody, Ag. If I may suggest a title -- Play That Cello Music, White Boy

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