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Not always room for 'cello

Posted at 6:49 AM on August 15, 2006 by John Zech
Filed under: The blog

Recent terror threats against some airlines in the U.K. have made it even tougher for traveling musicians. String players have normally taken their delicate instruments and bows on board the plane to avoid potential damage in the cargo hold, but for their upcoming European tour (they leave Sunday!) the Minnesota Orchestra is going to be stowing their stuff in some special cases.

More details in a story from today's New York Times.