excerpt from 'A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician' pp. 18 (66 words)

excerpt from 'A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician' pp. 18 (66 words)

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A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician

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It was not a bad instrument but simple system and lacking the bottom semi-tone which I would need for my first public performance on the instrument - the Prelude and "Liebestod" from "Tristan" with the Stock Exchange Orchestra, I evolved a simple method of obtaining this vital note by inserting the cardboard centre of a toilet roll into the bell when required: it worked very well.

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