The European Union has banned the live performance of Beethoven and Mozart--almost.

Author:Oliver, Charles
Position:Brickbats - Noise control regulations - Brief Article
 
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The European Union has banned the live performance of Beethoven and Mozart--almost. If proposed workplace regulations are enacted, musicians say it will be impossible to play orchestral works. At issue is a rule limiting noise in the workplace to 83 decibels. A single trumpet can hit 130 decibels. "This...

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