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#1945337 - 08/19/12 07:58 AM The sound of rain in Dresden (OT)
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It's a step in the right direction, and hopefully like the musical sea wall, someone will invent more musical tones!









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#1945343 - 08/19/12 08:08 AM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: lilylady]
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I don't know why, but I expected it to sound nicer, more musical. Looks fantastic though.

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#1945351 - 08/19/12 08:14 AM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: lilylady]
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I'm intrigued by the short run - seems to start at windowsill level on 2nd floor with a funnel, with dirty gunk around the funnel. Any idea?
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#1945366 - 08/19/12 08:36 AM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: lilylady]
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Lovely - Sonically and Visually.

I would love to try the little cafe and see if their food is as creative.
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#1945499 - 08/19/12 12:44 PM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: backto_study_piano]
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Originally Posted By: backto_study_piano
I'm intrigued by the short run - seems to start at windowsill level on 2nd floor with a funnel, with dirty gunk around the funnel. Any idea?


of course I have no idea...

Are you writing about the funnel at the window? Looks non productive to me. Ornamental, so maybe that has a plant in it?

Inside the windows seem to be another set of windows. ?

I imagine there are a lot of tourists in the area. There are a few other unique building facades on the street as well.

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#1945535 - 08/19/12 01:22 PM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: lilylady]
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Interesting...

I would say it sounded more like applause from an audience; a lot of people clapping their hands.

It was/is certainly very creative.

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#1945829 - 08/19/12 10:17 PM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: lilylady]
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I Guess I'm missing the point?
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#1945872 - 08/20/12 12:03 AM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: lilylady]
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Lilylady,

I believe the "windows in windows" are the reflections of the building across the street.

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#1945924 - 08/20/12 04:06 AM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: Minnesota Marty]
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Originally Posted By: Minnesota Marty
Lilylady,

I believe the "windows in windows" are the reflections of the building across the street.

Dave B - There is no "point" other than it is a work of art.


OOPS!
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#1947018 - 08/22/12 01:46 AM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: lilylady]
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It's raining here in Phoenix right now. Sounds about the same. Neet design though. I don't think my HOA would approve of the color scheme.

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#1947119 - 08/22/12 09:30 AM Re: The sound of rain in Dresden (OT) [Re: lilylady]
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The only unpleasant aspect is the voiceover in the video. I just want to listen to the rain, not some dude mumbling in what I think is German. Other than that the pictures and video are very cool, thanks for posting.

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