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#2121371 - 07/22/13 04:37 AM OT - but a recent example of a great instrument
Rich Galassini Offline
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This is a video from a 2013 music and dance festival in Latvia. Nobody organizes mass choirs like the Baltic States!

It is worth a listen:



...and thank you to my old friend Rick Clark for pointing it out to me.
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#2121401 - 07/22/13 07:32 AM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Beautiful. That was a nice way to start the day.

Originally Posted By: Rich Galassini
Nobody organizes mass choirs like the Baltic States!

No kidding!


In case anyone else wonders what they are singing about:
http://www.latvia.travel/en/ligo-and-summer-solstice-festival


Edited by malkin (07/22/13 07:35 AM)
Edit Reason: added link
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#2121682 - 07/22/13 09:41 PM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: malkin]
Rich Galassini Offline
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Originally Posted By: malkin
Beautiful. That was a nice way to start the day.

Originally Posted By: Rich Galassini
Nobody organizes mass choirs like the Baltic States!

No kidding!


In case anyone else wonders what they are singing about:
http://www.latvia.travel/en/ligo-and-summer-solstice-festival


Thanks for the link malkin.

BTW, there are 15,000 singers in that choir!
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#2121910 - 07/23/13 12:41 PM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Outstanding. That could not have been easy to pull off...
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#2122078 - 07/23/13 09:36 PM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Thanks

Great Music, would have liked to be there in person.
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#2122081 - 07/23/13 09:41 PM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Thanks Rich

Delightful & Moving - What a gorgeous sound!
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#2122103 - 07/23/13 11:26 PM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Oh my!

Thank you.

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#2122111 - 07/24/13 12:07 AM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Wow!

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#2122550 - 07/24/13 10:03 PM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Wow! No mirror tricks.
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#2122699 - 07/25/13 08:32 AM Re: OT - but a recent example of a great instrument [Re: Rich Galassini]
Rich Galassini Offline
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Here is the ultimate mass choir, courtesy of Estonia's "Singing Revolution!":

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