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