You're an advanced music student, or you are a very well-informed parent.  You've been invited backstage after a wonderful concert, and you're happily chatting with the musicians.  "Your interpretation of the eye-burt was superb", you gush, happy that you remembered the names from the program notes.  "I also enjoyed the mill-howd", you add with enthusiasm.  You're confused by the blank stares and the mumbled replies.  It's only when you overhear another conversation that you realize the composers' names, Ibert and Milhaud, should have been pronounced ee-behr and mee-yoh.  Oh my, what an embarrassment!

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