--On Friday, May 25, 2007 10:41 AM -0700 Vishvesh Obla
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> That is interesting info, CR :) That Eliot tried his hands on a musical
> instrument is news to me.
He remarked somewhere that he played piano and that whether it was piano
or something else (I don't remember) he and his siblings all pursued some
musical/performing talent to provide their own entertainment.
> I share with John bird his vexation that Eliot found its sound
> 'whining' !
"Pleasant whining" could refer to the emotional tone of the tune as much
as the instrument.
Of course, being vexed may bring its own rewards!