"It's dull now, but at the end they smash their instruments and set fire to the chairs."
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Top-Echelon Shakeup: Zubin Mehta to Chrysler, Lee Iacocca to the Philharmonic
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"String quartets! Minor rhapsodies! Little symphonies!"
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"Rehearsal's off! Our first violinist was apprehended early this morning poaching clams in Great South Bay! The authorities have confiscated her rake and long tongs!"
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Blowing your nose musically.
"It was romantic during dinner, but now it's getting kind of creepy."
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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?"
"We tried six speakers, then twelve, and finally we put in the Pittsburgh Symphony, yet we still feel something is lacking."
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"....you there, start playing! Now! Yes, great, keep playing! Now you! Yes, you! The oboe! Go! Now! Great!"
"Let's just say I'm leaving to pursue other interests."
"Welcome to an evening of doo-wop! Just kidding, folks. Now for the Berlioz."
"I'd give my right arm to play the violin like you do, Mr. Bolenska."
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"That's Dr. Cray conducting research."
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Hazing - In the Vienna Philharmonic
"Sam is a percussionists' percussionist."
"You don't need to conduct me so hard-I'm right here."
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Salad Bowl Drum
"As if your first clapping faux pas wasn't egregious enough."
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"It's not your phone—they're playing 'Für Elise.'"
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Orchestra Arranged As Normal Excluding Man At Back With Gun To His Head
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A drummer reads his music.
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"It's the new union rule - we have to provide cots for them if they have more than 8 bars rest."
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