But when that cheerful buzzing banishes
The woeful din, it substitutes a sound
At which all satisfaction vanishes;
Faust would admit the quandary profound.
But kitschy and obnoxious though it seems,
Its own diminished form it can transcend,
In concert context it is gaining steam,
Within a playful and nostalgic trend.
To thoughtful players, it presents a choice;
Of just how silly one should make one’s voice.