Andrew Vactor was facing a $150 fine for playing rap music too loudly on his car stereo in July. But a judge offered to reduce that to $35 if Vactor spent 20 hours listening to classical music by the likes of Bach, Beethoven and Chopin.
Vactor, 24, lasted only about 15 minutes, a probation officer said.
If the judge hadn't given the student the choice, I would have said that the punishment is unconstitutional.
Could you last 20 hours of this:
Allegro Moderato by Bach
Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven
Funeral March by Chopin