Music: Ceno-Orchestra

There were strange goings-on at Philadelphia's proud Academy of Music one afternoon last week. The stage was apparently deserted but emanating from it like phantom music came the shimmering sounds of Rimsky-Korsakov's Russian Easter, reproduced as faithfully as if the Philadelphia Orchestramen were sitting in their accustomed places, the violins down front on the left of the stage, the brasses farther back on the right, with cymbals, bells and kettledrums behind. There were other weird happenings that afternoon. Footsteps sounded spookily on the empty stage. Voices were heard asking for hammers...

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