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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001007.txt from 1998/03

From: avrahm galper <agalper@-----.com>
Subj: STANDING OVATION IN WALES
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 06:25:01 -0500

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> Subject: STANDING OVATION IN WALES
> Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 16:08:31 -0500
> From: avrahm galper <agalper@-----.com>
> To: clarinet@-----.us
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> I thought that in view of the applause discussion I would revive this
> little story.
>
> Standing ovation in Wales
>
> Wales is where the Toronto Symphony went for a concert. Cardiff. In a
> nearby Cathedral. An old edifice.
> It was cold in there. We sat in our overcoats, thats how cold it was
> inside.
>
> We always played encores, wherever we went.
>
> The encores were Brahms Hungarian dance #3, Strauss pizzicato polka.
> The beauty about these encores was that our conductor, Seiji Ozawa
> would choreograph the conducting.
> Even if you were deaf, you could imagine what it should sound like.
>
> The sequence was always the same, at the end of the concert, we would
> take a bow. Seiji would run off and on a few times and we would start
> playing encores.
>
> In this Cathedral before the concert, the Pastor held forth a little
> speech and asked the audience to show their appreciation for the playing
> by standing up. NO CLAPPING!
>
> So after every piece we played, the assembly stood up silently and Seiji
> asked us stand up to acknowledge that.
>
> Guess what? After the end of the concert, the audience stood up and we
> stood up also. The only way to get an encore is if the audience were to
> stand and sit, stand and sit, stand and sit.
> So we got our standing ovation.
> And they didn't get any encores!
> An early night off!
>
>
> Avrahm Galper
>
> http://www.sneezy.org/avrahm_galper/index.html

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