Choices choices

Another sleepy evening, and so another little poll. I’m quite intrigued by the results for this one… imagine you could only keep one: Art or Music?

and yes I know music is an art, but you know what I mean…

Responses in the comments, please, and we’ll see which wins out!

21 thoughts on “Choices choices

  • November 25, 2008 at 7:47 am

    That is like asking me to choose between Judi Dench and Maggie Smith (and you know how hard that was for me)!
    I think I will have to choose …. Music. And now I’m going to cry over the loss of all those wonderful paintings!

  • November 25, 2008 at 11:45 am

    Music – on the grounds that I can sing but can’t draw!

  • November 25, 2008 at 11:56 am

    Music, especially as it is the only one of the two I have any (limited)talent for.

  • November 25, 2008 at 1:15 pm


  • November 25, 2008 at 2:51 pm

    Ahhh! Coming out of lurkdom to say “music”…but only just!

  • November 25, 2008 at 5:28 pm


  • November 25, 2008 at 5:56 pm

    Thank goodness you didn’t ask us to choose between books and something else! Music for me, but my mother says art. I think I have the casting vote though.

  • November 25, 2008 at 9:52 pm

    Music. I can DIY art!

  • November 25, 2008 at 9:53 pm

    To take up GeraniumCat’s comment, I would choose music over literature these days.

    Dark Puss

  • November 25, 2008 at 9:54 pm

    I could live without my favourite Van Gogh but I could not survive without Beethoven so it has to be music

  • November 25, 2008 at 10:14 pm

    Wow! Music seems to be sweeping the vote. I’d like to give a smypathy vote for art, but I couldn’t do without singing, so the vote goes to MUSIC!

  • November 25, 2008 at 10:29 pm

    Music, mostly because it can be enjoyed even with your eyes closed. It’s possible to own some great music to have to listen to whenever you want – while it’s not (always) really possible to own great art that you may never see other than in a book or magazine or a museum. Honestly, I think of both as necessities of life – but, will stick with the above.

  • November 26, 2008 at 9:08 am

    Music, without any doubt. I don’t think I could survive more than half a day without it.

    ‘Thig crioch air an t-saoghal ach mairidh gaol is ceol…’
    (The world will end but love and music will endure – Gaelic proverb)


  • November 26, 2008 at 12:38 pm

    Music, although I think to be really strict we should define art as having any pictures in your home, any drawings on the front of books, any illustrations in magazines etc…

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