Orchestra Communities

I once wrote about the https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/som-sabadell-flashmob/ in Spain performing Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”. An orchestra is a community, a strong community, maybe even with morality, with a certain readiness to take social responsibility. My friend Akbar Simonse introduced the orchestra of his Dutch hometown The Hague / Den Haag, The Netherlands, supporting a street musician:
Chuck Deely en het residentie Orkest:Rocking In The Free World
title=”Chuck Deely en het residentie Orkest: Rocking In The Free World” – photo by Akbar Simonse, click on the picture to enter his galleries on Flickr
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reading the article http://blog.chasejarvis.com/blog/2013/01/top-6-orchestra-flashmobs-acts-of-robust-hit-and-run-culture-in-public-spaces/ I also fell in love with the orchestra in Copenhagen, playing in an underground / subway / metro:

flashmob classic music-links:
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1 – metro copenhagen

https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2013/01/12/orchestra-communities/

2 – street spain

https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/som-sabadell-flashmob/

3 – central station vienna etc.

http://blog.chasejarvis.com/blog/2013/01/top-6-orchestra-flashmobs-acts-of-robust-hit-and-run-culture-in-public-spaces/

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websites: 1 - my wordpress blog "flickrcomments" at FLICKRCOMMENTS, 2 - my photos at frizztext, 3 - my guitar exercises fingerstyle_guitar, 4 - my museum-series The MUSEUM SERIES

20 responses to “Orchestra Communities

  1. flashmob classic music-links zum weiterleiten:
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    1 – musik in der metro copenhagen

    https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2013/01/12/orchestra-communities/

    2 – musik, marktplatz in spanien

    https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/som-sabadell-flashmob/

    3 – musik, wien, bahnhof etc.

    http://blog.chasejarvis.com/blog/2013/01/top-6-orchestra-flashmobs-acts-of-robust-hit-and-run-culture-in-public-spaces/

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  2. Look at all those smiling faces! Wonderful, huh?

    Love the idea of orchestra as a morality.

    Completely enjoyable post. :-)

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    • yes Jamie, orchestra as a morality – many could, if they would! on the other hand, playing alone like the old masters of blues guitar has a hidden message too (like many book authors): it is important to do one’s own matter – with some self reliance, not waiting weakly for the help of others …

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  3. A surprising idea,
    Makes me happy and brings a smileon my face

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  4. I LOVE flashmobs because everyone ends up happy and smiling! What a brilliant idea to play in a subway!

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  5. More music in the subways NOW…. :-) ;-)

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  6. …and all the world a stage……think how peaceful our world would be if this happened more often across the globe..Peace might be instilled before my time is done. Just so beautiful

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  7. my guitar fingerpicking of the day:

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  8. I think flash mobs are great. It takes a lot to perform in front of many people and hope that they do not get upset. These passengers look quite pleased to have the musicians playing. I would, too. Lovely song … great post.

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  9. It was a wonderful happening….:-)

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  10. Absolutely spectacular!

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  11. Amy

    Thank you, Frizz!

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  12. I love it! Look at all those happy, smiling faces ;) thanks!

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