"O.K., but this time with a little less feeling."
"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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Danish String Quartet
"As far as I'm concerned, gentlemen, this marks the end of the Schwarzwalder String Quartet."
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Schubert's String Trio for Musicians with Exaggerated Facial Expressions
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"Do you know 'Love Stinks,' by the J. Geils Band?"
Terrible violinist gives up.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts under construction.
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"Do you mind listening to 'Eine Kleine Holdmusik'?"
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"I'd give my right arm to play the violin like you do, Mr. Bolenska."
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"You don't need to conduct me so hard-I'm right here."
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"Good. Now, this time, also flap our wings."
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"They do have a calming presence."
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Let's Get the Band Back Together
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"Do you know anything that reflects the current job market?"
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"The estranged string trio."
"Oh, David! He's playing our ring tone!"
"'Fried Ham' on 3..."
"Will I still be able to smash a violin?"
"What the ponytail for the downbeat."