Music: Rebuke

Conductor Leopold Anton Stanislaw Stokowski has a way of taking his Philadelphia audiences to account. Last week they annoyed him by coming late to a concert, clattering down the aisles, banging down seats. He stopped the music, wheeled on them: "Please, please don't make those noises. They are very distracting. We work hard all week to give you this music, but I cannot do my best without your aid. I'll give you my best or I won't give you anything. It is for you to choose."

The ushers mistook the pause for the end of the number, admitted more people. Conductor Stokowski...

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