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This is what music made out of trash sounds like. {Inspiring video}

Music as a tool for social, environmental, economic and even spiritual transformation.

Art is the bridge for good citizens to create enlightened society.

Landfill Harmonic Amazing and Inspirational

The “Landfill Harmonic”
(Landfill harmonic – La armonía del vertedero – Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados de Cateura)
An orchestra for kids with instruments made from trash?
A cello made from an oil can and pieces of wood, that were thrown in the garbage; a saxophone made of spoons and buttons. These instruments are crafted by Nicolas, a ‘recycler’ with no previous experience making musical instruments, who is living ‘hand-to-mouth’ by the garbage dump in Catuera, Paraguay. Inspired by this initiative and creativity, Maestro Luis Szaran, director of “Sounds of the Earth,” formed the ‘recycled orchestra,’ with children living near the dump. “Our main goal isn’t to form good musicians, but to form good citizens.” Now 30 members strong, (and looking for more, for a full orchestra) listen to the sweet sounds of these ‘recycled’ instruments and the hopes and dreams of the children who play them. … Be Amazed and Inspired!
Landfill Harmonic’s YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/LandfillH…

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fred09red Dec 29, 2014 4:03am

Music is the purest form of therapy – it relaxes the brain and it induces a state of relaxation. That is why talented musicians always look so happy, precisely because they are doing what they most love to do – to sing and produce music. It is an amazing opportunity for the ones who are able to take music lessons in Centennial, CO, as they get to develop their raw talent and learn from the best.

fred09red Dec 21, 2014 11:24pm

Three quarters of the entire impact generated by this video owes to the fact that it presents an innovative approach of music. Same thing happens in the media industry out there, same rule applies. Every video animation production that comes up with a good idea and proves to be catchy for the public, makes to the top of the charts.

fred09red Dec 21, 2014 11:19pm

Music sums up all forms of recreations, as people can listen to music while doing other things, like working out in a gym, working at their desks or simply cleaning the living room back at home. Needless to say, everyone has different tastes when it comes to entertainments. Some other people would spend hours and hours putting together MMIMarine.com parts and items.

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