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#21 bciskepottery

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Posted 09 December 2016 - 11:42 AM

Time to cue up Joshua Bell at a DC metro station . . .



#22 Cline Campbell Pottery

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Posted 09 December 2016 - 12:52 PM

to JohnnyK

 

I don't mean to be a pain, but the violinist was Joshua Bell and the city was Washington DC.  You may be able to find the video on Youtube.  And you're right, the experiment took place during morning rush hour and Bell had his violin case open on the floor in front of him.  A few people recognized him, a few didn't but stopped to listen and put tips in the case.

 

Context counts.

 

Cynthia



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Posted 09 December 2016 - 02:28 PM

I absolutely love this! They did something similar about 20 years ago in, I think NY Grand Central Station with another famous violinist. The person who figured it our was a HUGE fan and had a emotional meltdown!!!

I wouldn't mind seeing more of this!!! Joshua was a great sport for doing this.

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Posted 27 January 2017 - 07:23 PM

That aint nuthin', art cost me the rest of my life in poverty! :lol:


Fit'in to hang this shizzle up fo' good....





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