"Stop!" shouted the anguished conductor. As the music stopped and the musicians put down their instruments, the dismayed director turned to one of the new players in the brass section, who had been playing only every other note. "Why aren't you playing all the notes written for the brass?" The embarrassed newcomer explained: "Sir, I'm playing a frugal horn."
The Thrifty Musician
Friday, 29 September 2017