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25 October 2011

An Instrumental Ride in the Cash Cab

The New York Philharmonic was the topic of a Red Light Challenge on a recent episode of the Discovery Channel’s Cash Cab. The challenge: 30 seconds to name five of the six instruments that make up the woodwind section of the Orchestra. 

Words of advice from the knowledgeable passengers who were able to rack up $500 for answering correctly: never forget the piccolo.”

How would you have fared in this Cash Cab challenge?

25 August 2011

Give It Up for Lenny!

Today is composer and New York Philharmonic Laureate Conductor Leonard Bernstein’s birthday. Test your knowledge today for a chance to win a free score of Bernstein’s Mass, T-shirts, and more from music publisher Boosey & Hawkes.

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