Music: Ah-ca-PELL-cT

As anybody knows who has ever played the game, musical one-upmanship requires the gall of a party-crasher, the guile of a tax consultant, and the memory of an IBM machine. The winning player must know what musical names to drop at the right time: if he is naive enough to mention Jean Sibelius just now, he is sure to lose points, while Gustav Mahler will get him a lot of mileage this season, and he will do well almost any year with the really unknown names (Karl Ditters von Dit-tersdorf) that make...

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