Breakbeat

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Wikipedia doesn't have a proper article about Breakbeat. It really wouldn't help those so-called-experts by writing one either.


A form of classical music in which percussion instruments are replaced by the sound of breaking porcelain to a particular rhythm. Although most orchestras only break specially calibrated six inch plates during performances, during practice and in informal performances (and also in Belgium, Frankfurt-am-Main, Vatican City, Western Australia, and all of Japan south of a line extending from Nagasaki to Aomori, with the exception of Okinawa) any kind of destructive noise may be used in place of plate breaking.

Plate breaking is also an Olympic sport.

Mozart and Gauss were famous Breakbeat composers.