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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000104.txt from 2005/08

From: "Bruce M" <bmcgar@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Robert Schoen
Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2005 22:50:44 -0400


While I'm thinking of it, what about applauding after national anthems?
Another case of poor training and "looking the other way" by teachers
(assuming that they know it's not appropriate themselves, of course).

I wonder what the Brits thought when the audience applauded after God Save
the Queen. ("Damned boorish colonials," maybe?)

>Bruce McGarvey posted:
>
><<<I happened to be at a concert of the Shiphills Brass Band from the U.K.
>the other night, and though the conductor nicely but persistently and
>frequently mentioned that they were recording for a new CD release, a
>crying baby and loud conversation were audible to me in the middle of the
>auditorium, and the baby and parents were in the front row not six feet
>from the left channel mic. The parents never removed the baby and the
>others never quit talking, despite several too-good-natured prompts from
>the conductor

<snip>

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