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Posted: 17 Nov 04, 22:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm a fan from Japan. Anybody please tell me if those names Scaramouch, Gallileo Figaro and Beelzebub have any historical meanings or any literature background. And what is Fandango? How about Magnifico?


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Posted: 17 Nov 04, 23:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Magnifico - Magnificant in spanish


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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 08:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you friends. But I wonder if these names are familiar to Europeans/Americans. Yes, of corse I know Gallileo, the famous astoronomer.(but I didn't think this Gallileo was him)


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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 09:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Galileo.html

GALILEO.

you forget
"mamma mia"
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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 12:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ah yes...and now the answer to that one and only all time great trivia question...coming up....

Q) which UK number1 single had a title that was a key lyric from the song it succeeded at the top of the charts?

A) Mamma-mia (Abba) jan 76, succeeded Bohemian Rhapsody Nov 75-Jan 76




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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 13:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i think freddie sings "galileo "cause galileo was perseguitated for his idea against the church,the pope. i think there is alink with omosexuality.
if you listen to boh rap,i think it speaks bout omosexuality.i am not kidding you.
in the first verse there's a man who says to be sorry to his mother."just killed a man" imh it means i 've killed the man i was and now i am like a woman cause i love men.
in the ooperatic section we are in hell.there is process against the man who says "let me go".the church has always cndamned gys people and in the song he sings "belzebu has a devil put aside for me"

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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 14:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

sorry for bad english.i forgot to say that,obviously,it's just my shitty interpretation of the song.it may fit,anyway

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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 14:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

As an italian I always felt proud that my all time favourite song,Bohemian Rhapsody,has italian names in it!Freddie's Masterpiece!


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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 17:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Gabriel,

It fits like a cock in Germaine Greer!


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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 19:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you Gabliel. I was just talking to my friend who is another fan of Queen. He said this song might be something to do with homosexuality. I said no way then, because as long as I know he was straight till he broke up with Mary Austin in 80. But your translation is very interesting and perhaps right. I read somewhere that Bri commented this song is Freddie himself to an interview. So???



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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 19:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

gabriel79 wrote:

i think freddie sings "galileo "cause galileo was perseguitated for his idea against the church,the pope. i think there is alink with omosexuality.
if you listen to boh rap,i think it speaks bout omosexuality.i am not kidding you.
in the first verse there's a man who says to be sorry to his mother."just killed a man" imh it means i 've killed the man i was and now i am like a woman cause i love men.
in the ooperatic section we are in hell.there is process against the man who says "let me go".the church has always cndamned gys people and in the song he sings "belzebu has a devil put aside for me"


Are you freaking serious???


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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 20:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Gabriel79 wrote: "the church has always cndamned gys people."

I think it's actually "jizz people" the church condemns (aka "omosexuals".)




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Posted: 18 Nov 04, 21:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



<font color="whitesmoke">bambam</> wrote:

Beelzebub- The Lord of The Flies. The Devil. Satan. Evil Incarnate.

Galileo-Genius Italian dude, dropped 2 cannonballs from the Pisa tower




or:

Galileo- El Galileo,Jesus of Nazareth, Jesùs de Galilea


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Posted: 19 Nov 04, 06:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BHM 0271 wrote:

Gabriel79 wrote: "the church has always cndamned gys people."

I think it's actually "jizz people" the church condemns (aka "omosexuals".)



i wanted to write "gay people",homosexuals

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gabriel79 wrote:

i think freddie sings "galileo "cause galileo was perseguitated for his idea against the church,the pope. i think there is alink with omosexuality.
if you listen to boh rap,i think it speaks bout omosexuality.i am not kidding you.
in the first verse there's a man who says to be sorry to his mother."just killed a man" imh it means i 've killed the man i was and now i am like a woman cause i love men.
in the ooperatic section we are in hell.there is process against the man who says "let me go".the church has always cndamned gys people and in the song he sings "belzebu has a devil put aside for me"


Are you freaking serious???



hey mate,it's just my personal interpretation.i didn't say it's the true .it's just my stupid opinion about that song

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Posted: 19 Nov 04, 11:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

no no no....
why searching for omosexuality references everywhere...?!??! :/


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Posted: 19 Nov 04, 19:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If I'm not mistaken Galileo has something to do with JESUSCHRIST!! King of the Jewish, he was called a Galilean....you can find it on the Bible, thanks.


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Posted: 19 Nov 04, 20:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes, "Galileo" reminds me "Galilean" which means Jesun Christ, if so...but, who knows?
Freddie might expect people who hear it would find various meanings of their own in it...

"Bo Rhap" seems to be just Freddie himself...the more I listen to it, the more I'm sure...



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Posted: 20 Nov 04, 01:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Galileo, figaro, Magnifico"...their words have the same rhyme...what if that's all?

Anyway, lots of people have tried to give their explanations to each words, which I have also read before...but who knows?

There is no doubt about that "Bo Rhap" is a sort of reflection of his way of life, his background, himself...
But, there may be many interpretations about it, imo, which would be OK. :)


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Posted: 20 Nov 04, 01:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The omosexuals and gys are disgraces to everything they stand for.

Now, the homosexuals and the gays on the other hand are a very lovely bunch.

What an inane thread this has turned into. Might as well bring back WKMahler and his interpretation of 'Bohemian Rhapsody's lyrics as being an admission by Freddie that he has AIDS.