Why do musical tastes differ so widely? And why, with today's variety in music, do so many enjoy only one kind? Read what music is to others. Then take another look at what it is to you. As our plane left Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for Hong Kong, my eye fell on the in-flight music console. I plugged in the earphones and was pleasantly surprised to hear the familiar sounds of American popular music. The program listed Peggy Lee, Percy Faith with his orchestra and chorus, the Lettermen, and a dozen or more other popular selections. After traveling in Asia for nearly a month without hearing any European or American music, it was like meeting old friends. Delighted, I turned the channel selector and ... another surprise! There was the Beethoven Lenore Overture being played by the Berlin Philharmonic. Again I turned the dial;
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