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20 March 2018, 17:39
All those audience noises during a performance of your favourite symphony, painstakingly notated.
We don't believe that going to a classical concert is all about everyone sitting in reverential silence. And in most cases there's nothing really wrong with applause between movements (if you like it, why can't you clap?!).
However, this made us chuckle.
Here's the extensively notated 'audience part' of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 – complete with coughs, sneezes, creaky uncomfortable seats and unwelcome ringtones...
Now you've got your score, enjoy the Symphony courtesy of this little guy: