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Classical Notes: September 12, 2008 Archive

Buy Me Some Handel and Cracker Jack

Posted at 10:00 AM on September 12, 2008 by Rex Levang

Alex Ross's recent article looks at how the unwritten rules of audience behavior at classical events have changed over the centuries. If today's concert experience has something in common with a lecture or church service, in the old days it was closer to going to a Twins game.

(Or maybe a Saints game.)