"Eeyore" noun attr.

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jun 26 11:51:47 UTC 2006

At 6/25/2006 10:53 PM, you wrote:
>What I liked was how he'd proceed chronologically, on the (valid)
>assumption that we wanted to start out with something like those Bach
>cello suites, or earlier medieval and Baroque, then in the next hour
>proceed to Classical, then 19th century, and only get to the modern
>stuff toward the end

When one was awake enough to be able to tolerate it.

>(at least that where I assumed he was going, but
>I tended not to listen during that last hour...).  Very sensible and
>humane strategy.


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