Yes, it’s true. This group of musicians made instruments out of fresh vegetables! So awesome.
The New York Philharmonic recently presented an innovative production of Ligeti‘s Le Grand Macabre. To accompany this brilliant show, the NY Phil’s marketing department put together a series of behind-the-scenes flip cam videos. So many times we wonder what it takes to put together the wonderful concerts we attend, and thankfully, the New York Phil has given us a backstage pass via YouTube. They say the show will be back in 2012, and I can’t
Late last week a member of the Salon97 community sent me a link to: http://wwww.inbflat.net/ This site is so cool that I wish I could embed the whole thing into this post. Basically, it’s a page constructed of several YouTube videos. Each is a video of someone playing a tune in B flat. They all go together, and you’re at liberty to create your own “In B Flat” masterpiece by playing different videos in tandem.
I found an amazing video on Mashable yesterday. American composer Eric Whitacre spliced 250 videos together to create a virtual choir. Below is the YouTube video performance of his work, Lux Aurumque. Breathtaking.
So check out this dude rocking the cellphones. Whoa!