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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001373.txt from 1998/04

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: Boston Symphony Audition procedure
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 22:40:37 -0400

At 05:03 PM 4/23/98 -0500, Roger Garrett wrote:
>On Thu, 23 Apr 1998, Jonathan Cohler wrote:
>> How do you figure that? It takes the same amount of time to listen to 7
>> minutes of tape as it does to listen to 7 minutes of live performance.
>Jonathan has yet to deal with the issue that there is no seven minute
>audition. It is part of a ficticous financial analysis that he has made
>up. No one will listen to all seven minutes..........especially if the
>first few measures are out of rhythim or out of tune.
Which means he has OVER-estimated the cost of auditioning large numbers of
applicants, making his way even MORE affordable!

Bill Hausmann
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