Network TV series opens with a cellist pick-up

 

 

leslie bibb celloAnyone watch About A Boy on NBC?

Here’s how it begins, according to Slipped Disc reader, Peter Brown:

The first episode started with the main character seeing a cellist (very cute Leslie Bibb) getting her instrument out her car. He says “Chello” to her and says he’s a big lover of the instrument. To prove this as she doesn’t seem interested, he says his favorite cello works are the Kabalevsky no. 2 in “G major” (he says), the D’Albert in C major, and the Dvorak (to which she says pointlessly “in B minor”). This is all within the first minute of the show, and I had to check the D’Albert just to see if it was real!

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  • Not totally pointlessly, maybe she knows Dvorak wrote an earlier cello concerto in A major although he didn’t get to orchestrate it…

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