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"The early repertoire of the Sinfonia was drawn from standard classical repertoire, so that most orchestra members had a rough idea of what the piece, or at least famous parts of it, should sound like, even if they could not play their chosen instrument accurately.
Many modern composers and musicians found this to be interesting and even profound; the comedic aspects of the music were merely a bonus..."
wikipedia

I think the Portsmouth Sinfonia provided the perfect sound track for the years to come...

2 comments:

Lee said...

>> I think the Portsmouth Sinfonia provided the perfect sound track for the years to come...

I think the Portsmouth Sinfonia is a pretty good metaphor for humans in general. They actually are trying, but the result, though not cacophony, is still some distance from perfection.

wolfgang said...

I read that they performed for 10 years, then they could play their instruments well enough that people were no longer interested.