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Old 12-20-2017, 05:19 PM   #1
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Merry Holidays

Maybe long in the tooth, but I’ve posted this near the end of the last several years, and it seems many enjoy it as much as I do. A few people have encouraged me to keep posting it around the holidays.

As I’ve said before, I would have been beside myself with joy if I’d been one of the surprised crowd. Even better on a big screen with good speakers. Magic!

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Old 12-20-2017, 05:39 PM   #2
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Very well done. Thanks for posting!
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Old 12-20-2017, 05:56 PM   #3
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I love watching it every year. Thanks for posting it. I would have loved to have been there also.
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Old 12-20-2017, 06:23 PM   #4
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Bravo, bravo, bravo !
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Old 12-20-2017, 06:35 PM   #5
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I also love this every time you post it .I would have loved to be there .
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Old 12-20-2017, 07:03 PM   #6
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I also love it every time. A shared appreciation of great music brings the world together.
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Old 12-20-2017, 07:14 PM   #7
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Old 12-21-2017, 03:22 AM   #8
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What a wonderful post for the holiday season.

Makes one think: What if daily life between humans were punctuated not by moments of spontaneous hostility and irrationality, but by moments of spontaneous camaraderie and openness.

It says something that an example of the latter, albeit staged, seems so surprising, foreign and wondrous. Good reminder for the holidays.
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Old 12-21-2017, 04:47 AM   #9
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BEAUTIFUL!
Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” Lyrics, Translation, and History
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Magnificent and beautiful.

Thanks MP!!!
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Old 12-21-2017, 05:38 AM   #11
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BEAUTIFUL!
Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” Lyrics, Translation, and History
https://www.thoughtco.com/beethovens...history-724410
Thanks DD.

Once again, this forum has brought joy to my day while enlightening my feeble cranium.
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One of my favorites. Thanks!
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Beautiful. Thank you!
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Very nice! Thank you for posting!
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Lovely and thanks for posting.
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Always a winner - thanks!
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Great post. Thanks for the reminder.
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Yes, thanks as always.

I keep a little file of some of my favorite flashmobs for anyone who might have time on their hands. Being former Air Force, I especially like the USAF Band mobs:

2010 Canada Hallelujah Chorus


2010 Hallelujah Chorus


2011 Copenhagen Ravel’s Bolero


2012 Vienna Carmina Burana


2012 Som Sabadell, Ode to Joy


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2014 USAF


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Thanks for the post. And I hope everyone has a great Festive Season (S. African greeting during the holiday)
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