As jobs go, there’s not much to recommend it. The work is hard, there’s no glory, and the risk of disaster is high. Regarding any levity, only the paycheck might draw a laugh.
The Air Turn pedal page-turning system being used. Screenshot from Air Turn vid.
And yet, page-turners are classical music’s anonymous heroes. In some performances, a smart music reader with quick reflexes and intuition for nailing just the right moment for turning the page can be the difference between a performance fraught with gremlins and one that soars. Full story
Peter Dobrin (Philly.com) / 25 April, 2016
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