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Muddy Thinking

To the editors: Lewis Lazare’s “Culture Club” article in the July 2 issue of the Reader, discussing the Orchestral Association’s planned renovation and expansion project, was marked by both muddy thinking and with some genuine distortions which merit comment. The most significant example of what I would call muddy thinking is the negative tone that […]

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Symphonic Fiction

To the editors: It is interesting to see how repetition can turn fiction into fact. In Lewis Lazare’s “Culture Club” column regarding the strike at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra [September 20], one of our musicians was quoted as saying that the Orchestra management had insufficient money to give the musicians an appropriate contract, but was […]