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Feeling nostalgic for the days when I could take in a three-band bill without my lower back playing social secretary, I went looking for a little sonic discipline to get the youthful juices flowing. It worked, too, at least until my wife came home. Ching, vroom, and thud just don’t go all that well with cappellini.—Glenn Dixon