Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Portsmouth Sinfonia : "Also sprach Zarathustra"


Portsmouth Sinfonia is comprised of a few professional musicians, mixed with a bunch of complete amateurs. The results are STUNNING.

Enjoy.




30 comments:

  1. I want to play the booming drum.

    cheers, parsnip

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    1. That's the only bit that was 'in tune'.

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  2. Not sure stunning is the right word. My ears will never be the same.

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    1. Different to anything you've heard before?

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  4. Elephants trumpeting in tune :)
    Greetings Maria x

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    1. You're being a bit hard on Elephants.

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  5. This had something to do with Brian Eno.

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    1. I think that's him in white on extreme right.

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  6. Play it to an audience of elephants and see what happens ;-).

    The film version 2001 Space Odyssey (Kubrik) is my favourite.

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    1. I wonder why they didn't use this version. It would have had the audience in fits!

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  7. A couple more practice sessions and, by George, I think they’ll have got it !!! ...... maybe ! XXXX

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    1. I'm sure I heard someone playing a correct note; but maybe not.

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  8. OK my breakfast juice almost didn't stay in my mouth. SO funny.

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    1. Even the opening notes get me going. It's real laugh-out-loud stuff.

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  9. I am tone deaf... and even this sounded complete crap to me Cro... hahaha..finally I get an A plus.

    Jo in Auckland, NZ

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  10. Could monkeys play this as well????

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    1. There may well have been a few Monkeys in there. Who knows!

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    2. maybe they were the ones playing the correct notes?

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    3. And my fingers must have been tuned to them since I wrote mot instead of not. Monkey business!

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  12. It used to be one of my favourite pieces. I shall never listen to it with the same attitude again!

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  13. First big belly laugh of the day. Love it! Thanks Cro. And I think someone playing the flute at the very end actually stayed in tune...but hard to tell as my ears were bleeding at that point. X

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    1. The end is certainly hard to stomach. Someone sounds desperate!

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  14. There might have been one or two correct notes but if there were they were certainly in the wrong order.

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  15. I think the drummer was the only professional.

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