The Musical Magic Of Science!
Hats off to the Japanese again! Here is an incredible music video: 43 men toss coins into beakers in perfect synchronization – and musical magic is achieved!
As always, this incredible story comes from “RocketNews24”, the great website covering everything that is amazing about Japan!
Here’s how it all came together: Suntory is promoting their new drink “Shuchu Regain” (集中リゲイン) – with a series of YouTube videos demonstrating the power of concentration!
Concentrate On This!
Here is what RocketNews24 calls “the world’s fastest orchestra,” The Extreme Minuet, played by having 43 men toss coins into beakers from several feet away!
That’s right: as RocketNews24 says:
“43 men toss coins several feet into a row of 44 beakers. The pieces of scientific equipment are filled with liquid such that each one will produce a specific tone when a coin lands in it, basically turning them into instruments. At normal speed, it’s difficult to make out any real “music” from the coins landing one-by-one in rapid succession, but maybe if you’re concentrating really hard and you have extensive knowledge of Mozart, you might be able to figure out the melody. If not, just wait, and the video will be played back in super slow motion!”
Watch it now:
That song came from Mozart’s “Minuet.” According to the video description, this song has been show by Kyoto University researchers to improve concentration…read the entire story here:
Of course, this is just the latest in amazing music videos to come from Japan…don’t forget the amazing “Genki Sudo”:
The group Genki Sudo has released some of the most amazing “synchronized” music videos ever, and the songs are great too!
Read about them here:
And some Artists have used the lights of Tokyo to create beautiful Art:
Here is my story on “Tokyo Dreams”, a series of incredible videos using the night lights of Tokyo to create art:
Bravo to Suntory for a great music video!
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