Monday, January 23, 2012

Classical Music as a Roller Coaster

ZKO Rollercoaster // GREAT EMOTIONS from virtual republic on Vimeo.



Via BoingBoing

This great short film by the Zurich Chamber Orchestra illustrates the intensity behind a lot of classical pieces by turning the first violin part on the fourth movement of Ferdinand Ries’ second symphony into a looping, whirling roller coaster ride.

2 comments:

Mitch Block said...

I love this. And what a great way to help kids appreciate the power of classical music, too.

Writer said...

I just got to watch this with sound. Love it. And I agree with you, Mitch...though this blog may not be the best forum for children. LOL ;)