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  •  The NYT (2+ / 0-)
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    chingchongchinaman, shari

    had a piece not too long ago about musicians buying extra (window?) seats for their...I think it was cellos.  Not Strads, obviously, but they weren't about to let their instruments fly in cargo.  And I don't blame them one bit.

    Irony takes a worse beating from Republicans than Wile E. Coyote does from Acme. --Tara the Antisocial Social Worker

    by Youffraita on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 11:35:48 PM PDT

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    •  the German cellist Alban Gerhardt..... (2+ / 0-)
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      shari, Youffraita

      ......recently suffered damage to his cello bow, and his instrument, thanks to the ineptness of a TSA inspector.  AG wrote about it as a guest blogger here and here (I don't like citing Lebrecht as a source, but no choice here).

      "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

      by chingchongchinaman on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 07:36:36 PM PDT

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