WOW! Hokkaido Show Gardens! Garden of sound!

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    Aug 06, 2015 8:11 AM GMT



    The tune is taken from: Bach: Cantata, BWV 147, Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  • WrestlerBoy

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    Aug 06, 2015 8:27 AM GMT
    Quite simply breathtaking.

    And how it reminds us that the most spectacularly beautiful things human beings still do serve no utilitarian purpose... at all.

    Vita brevis, ars longa!
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    Aug 06, 2015 11:18 AM GMT
    Shaming wind chimes in gardens everywhere.

    I was wondering what those phones were at the end of the vid, thinking it a commercial so found this..yep...

    http://www.jcap7.com/en/news/topic01/
    “Xylophone in the Forest” which was once used for the advertisement of docomo, Japanese mobile phone company.


    http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/spot-call-wild-130914
    Japanese agency builds a giant xylophone to pitch a cell phone

    GENESIS: This abstract and artful Japanese cell-phone spot, which will surely be among the most discussed and awarded ads of 2011, drew its inspiration from a single product feature: the wooden casing around the Touch Wood SH-08C handset.
  • WrestlerBoy

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    Aug 06, 2015 11:36 AM GMT
    In much the same way Virgil's "Aeneid" drew its inspiration from the commission of Maecenas, yes. Who's Maecenas again??? icon_biggrin.gif