Obscure Song Means Scholarship

The army radio’s version of the American game show “Name That Tune” produced no winners after 40 days, so Otzhar Lehayal, the Soldiers Bank which sponsored it, has decided to donate the mounting $3,000 prize to a scholarship fund for demobilized soldiers.

True, only the opening bar was played each day, lasting about a second. But the thousands of contestants unable to identify the music seem to have cause to cry foul. The tune chosen could not have been more obscure.

It was the theme music written by the Greek composer Mikis Theodorkis for the Michael Kacoyannis film “The Day The Fish Came Out.”

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