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There’s a musical that tells you the number of minutes in a year

The song Seasons of Love from Rent starts with the line “Five hundred twenty-five thousand, six hundred minutes”.

I was doing some date calculations in Wolfram Alpha, and I was rather tickled by the comparison as time it suggested:

Screenshot of Wolfram Alpha, where the result is 352 days ans the comparison as time is ‘0.97 × duration of a non-leap Gregorian calendar year, as alluded to in the song “Seasons of Love” from the Broadway musical Rent’.

I’ve never seen Rent, but the Wikipedia article about the song explains it for me:

“Seasons of Love” is a song from the 1996 Broadway musical Rent, written and composed by Jonathan Larson. The song starts with an ostinato piano motif, which provides the harmonic framework for the cast to sing “Five hundred twenty-five thousand, six hundred minutes” (the number of minutes in a common year). The main instruments used throughout the song are piano, vocals, guitar, organ, bass and drums.

I went and listened to the Broadway cast recording, and that number does indeed start the song – three times!