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Way to go, dude. From Paul Pelkonen (via The Awl):

An iPhone (using the marimba ring-tone) went off repeatedly in the fourth movement of Mahler’s final completed symphony. According to an eyewitness, the offending phone owner was in the front rows of Avery Fisher Hall when his phone went off, just 13 bars before the last page of the score. In other words, in the final moments of a 25-minute movement, that ends a 90-minute symphony…

[Philharmonic Music Director Alan] Gilbert asked the man, sitting in front of the concert-master: “Are you finished?” The man didn’t respond…




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