That was actually quite a moving performance, and brilliantly done.Any chance we could arrange for a performance at Glasgow station for Thu 10th May.Now that would be awesome!
I was feeling a bit depressed after reading the windfarm blog.I was too annoyed to comment.Fortunately I listened to this after and it cheered me up no end.
Wonderful, played it three times. We nivver get owt like that on 'uddersfield station!
Do any of the congregation know anyone in the Royal Scottish National Orchestra? I wonder if they could play us off from Queen's Street in May?...
Love the way the harp and kettle drums just appear out of nowhere. Just HOW do you sneak those into a station without someone noticing?pujubbl!
"pujubble" indeed, Tony!Clever choice of music too for a Flash Mob, if you think about it, building instrument after instrument... What other pieces are orchestrated like that?
Still beaming from that, fantastic! The trombones get the best notes in at the end, in a piece full of folk loveliness regardless. Good advertising for the orchestra too
Hi DavidI expect you'll be sitting down for the rest of your life now and eating cake after cake. (Lemon drizzle cake was my favourite after my LEJOG - breakfast lunch & dinner - just as a starter..)It is very grinny, Isn't it! Wanted to clap & cheer at the end myself when I saw it for the first time.
Ah, good stuff - I feel another Commando Trad Raid coming on!Word: barksJust about sums it up.JJ
JJ:"Commando Trad Raid"I had to Google that one! I found THIS on the web for your delight!
One of those pieces of music that never fails to give me goosebumps, thanks Al!galvash
I'll ask around, but if I can't come up with an orchestra I could pop down to Queen Street and give you a blast on my harmonica! I remember reading about a flash mob at Liverpool Street a few years back where 200 peeps turned up with their favourite dance music on their ipods and started dancing at a pre-arranged signal - imagine, no audible music and 200 peeps all start dancing to different rythms at once...
Louise... Do you ever find yourself rolling your mouse's scroll wheel so that the 'clicks' are in time with the drums from Bolero? Aagh! I can't stop myself... Just thought I would share that with you. Try it. It's difficult to stop... I know you will...:-)
There's a thought, Pete: You with your harmonica, JJ & Waggy with their squeeze boxes (they do have a proper name - JJ will be along in a while to correct me)... perhaps a 50 hiker Conger dance around Queens Street station, melting away to their train to take them off to Mallaig or wherever...
Andrew W said... "I was feeling a bit depressed after reading the windfarm blog.I was too annoyed to comment.Fortunately I listened to this after and it cheered me up no end."We put Andrew, I felt exactly the same about both posts.
Waggy plays Anglo Concertina, I play Melodeon.Those French-Canadian Commando Trad raids are superb, they've done a number - many of them appear on YouTube.We did a Liverpool Raid earlier this year, others are planned but I'm sworn to secrecy.JJ
This is my favouritist (eh?) Commando-Trad Raid: http://youtu.be/Ni3x-uwAumoJJ
Just an ordinary place, people and time. And it's just pure joy at the end, isn't it?Quite wonderful.
Absolutely terrific. Just going back to watch and listen again.Where was Sarah Lund though?
Now there's a thing! I had never heard of Sarah Lund but after a bit of Googling I am off to find out more. The show sounds wonderful. Cheers Gibson!
It's gripping stuff Alan and you never quite know what's going to happen next. A bit like your blog really...
Ah, Gibson: That's the beauty of a disorganised mind: I have no idea either.
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