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" When you play Offenbach or Yankee Doodle, you can keep your doors open. When I play Handel . . . they must be shut. Those who appreciate music will be here on time" (1988: 188). Levine argues that this latenineteenth-century American audience lost a sense... "
Theodore Thomas, a musical autobiography - Page 222
by Theodore Thomas - 1905
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 10

1873
...will close the doors, and admit no one till the first part is finished.' The committee remonstrated, as they were afraid of its effect upon the public....done. When you play Offenbach or Yankee Doodle, you may keep your doors open. When I pity Handel's Te De-am, they must be shut. Those who appreciate music...
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HIGHBROW/LOWBROW

Lawrence W. LEVINE - History - 1988 - 306 pages
...sponsoring committee was reluctant to implement this lest the public be offended but Thomas was adamant: "It must be done. When you play Offenbach or Yankee...Those who appreciate music will be here on time." The opera star Lilli Lehmann has written with admiration of Thomas's reaction to a rebellious New York...
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"Culture" and the Problem of the Disciplines

John Carlos Rowe - Social Science - 1998 - 236 pages
...to play, admitting no one until the first part was finished. When he was resisted, his argument was: "When you play Offenbach or Yankee Doodle, you can keep your doors open. When I play Handel . . . they must be shut. Those who appreciate music will be here on time" (188). Levine argues...
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Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho: A Casebook

Robert Phillip Kolker - Performing Arts - 2004 - 261 pages
...to play, admitting no one until the first part was finished. When he was resisted his argument was "When you play Offenbach or Yankee Doodle, you can keep your doors open. When I play Handel . . . they must be shut. Those who appreciate music will be here on time" (1988: 188). Levine...
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