"Now, how many of you liked the viola player best?"
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"It's dull now, but at the end they smash their instruments and set fire to the chairs."
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"Let's see him get out of this sonata."
Happy Trails: "That's Sibelius, what an hombre."
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"When I listen to Mozart, the numbers just seem to crunch themselves."
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"O.K., next time around let's ease up on the vibrato."
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"Some Debussy, Igor."
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"This song describes the events of a lovely spring day. The sky is a cloudless blue, birds are singing, and out at the ballpark the grass is an emerald green. It's the top of the fourth, there are two out and runners on ﬁrst and second. The batter hits a slow roller down the third-base line. The third baseman scoops up the ball barehanded and tries for a force play at second..."
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"We will begin with Schubert's 'Unfinished' Symphony, and that will be followed by Beethoven's 'Unwanted Sexual' Overture."
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"Can Wolfgang come out and play?"
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"It was romantic during dinner, but now it's getting kind of creepy."
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Peter and the Wolf, 1995.
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The Phitness Quartet
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"I've always wanted to go to consecutive performances of the same symphony led by different conductors - you know what I mean?"
"....you there, start playing! Now! Yes, great, keep playing! Now you! Yes, you! The oboe! Go! Now! Great!"
"Come on, you know the words! Bum bum bum bum!"
"Sonata for Three Frogs"
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"They'll be expecting adagio. Go with the allegro."
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"As far as I'm concerned, gentlemen, this marks the end of the Schwarzwalder String Quartet."
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"...And somebody's been listening to my Berlioz!"
"He's just discovered French Baroque organ music."
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"Welcome to an evening of doo-wop! Just kidding, folks. Now for the Berlioz."
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts under construction.
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