As you go about your busy everyday life, do you ever just stop and hear the music? Whether you’re passing through the subway of New York City, the D.C. metro or any other public transportation hub, you may have noticed the street musicians or buskers.
Some may be students, part-time workers or anyone else trying to supplement whatever it is they’re earning. Some of them may be good enough for you to stop and listen for a while to enjoy their sounds, others not so much.
But what if a famously, classically trained musician set up shop (dressed as any other busker) and played his best pieces?Would you recognize talent and beauty when you heard it, or would you tune it out with the rest of the world? In 2007, The Washington Post had Joshua Bell, one of the nation’s great classical musicians, do just that. Watch the results:
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