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New post 15 Aug 2008, 22:36
Off-Topic, but some of you may appreciate it.

While the article is long and somewhat disorganized (scatterbrained), I urge you to read through the entire thing if you're a fan of
classical music, violins, or the study of human behavior.

Some of the discussions near the end may be a good warning for us busy MBA people (or applicants) in the coming year.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... 04/AR200...

K (needing to listen to Chaconne again after reading this article)
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New post 16 Aug 2008, 05:43
your link doesnt work... and there's an OT forum :roll:

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New post 16 Aug 2008, 05:51
dabots wrote:
your link doesnt work... and there's an OT forum :roll:


Agreed, however how many of us honestly go to that forum? If it's a good story and it's linked (even slightly) to the MBA, I'd rather see it here...
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New post 16 Aug 2008, 05:52
fix the link

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New post 16 Aug 2008, 05:53
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fix the link


Try this

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... ailarticle

Is this the article you were talking about Kryzak?
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New post 16 Aug 2008, 06:18
Great experiment; pity that the article is fairly poorly written... But it still makes it a must read (and it's not completely OT)

I sent this to my parents (who are both professional musicians), I'm curious to have their reaction.
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New post 16 Aug 2008, 19:02
thanks Audio, not sure what happened with the original link.
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New post 18 Aug 2008, 06:46
Great article, thanks for sharing.
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New post 18 Aug 2008, 11:38
Interesting.

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New post 18 Aug 2008, 13:05
Albeit long and convoluted, nice article.
It was not very surprising that there was no crowd. Ofcourse, not many people recognized him and probably, not many people were avid classical music listeners (passerby - that day). If 50cent was in his place, I bet there might have been more crowd and more money...... :)
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