notes from the 1920s in the NYT

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notes from the 1920s in the NYT

Post by robcat2075 » Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:36 pm

Items found while finding something else...

Re-shoeing Schumann...
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That sounds like quite an overhaul.


Strouble for Stravinsky.
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I recall one of my college lecturers claiming Stravinsky paid for these disruptions. :D


Time was when people actually raced to hear new music...
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I suppose there was a lot of forgotten music over the dam in those concerts but it would have been cool to be there to hear it.
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Re: notes from the 1920s in the NYT

Post by sf105 » Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:52 am

I once saw a couple leaving a performance of the Rite by the NY Phil in the 1980's (!) But maybe they didn't like Mehta's conducting...

Also sat next to someone who left a controversial production of Guilliermo Tell at Covent Garden half-way through the overture. At that point, just give the ticket to a student.
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Re: notes from the 1920s in the NYT

Post by Doubler » Sun Apr 04, 2021 12:27 pm

One man's music is another man's ear pollution.
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Re: notes from the 1920s in the NYT

Post by robcat2075 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:24 pm

This policy pays "$1000 a week" for the loss of a finger. Until it grows back, I guess.
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sf105 wrote:
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:52 am
I once saw a couple leaving a performance of the Rite by the NY Phil in the 1980's (!) But maybe they didn't like Mehta's conducting...
When I see someone leaving a classical concert early I usually think... bladder trouble!

But I recall a Dallas Symphony concert that had a newly commissioned work on the first half and overhearing an elderly woman a row in front of me saying to her friend, "If the second half isn't any better, you can find me... AT THE BAR!"
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Re: notes from the 1920s in the NYT

Post by harrisonreed » Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:40 am

Better than the current state of affairs. What's new now is... Already tired and old more often than not...
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