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As an English person, one takes a modest pride in the stiff upper lip and in Trying Not To Make a Fuss.  But yesterday, a short clip on this openculture link had me weeping like Niobe [whoever she was].

It’s the children’s faces, the adults gradually realising something randomly beautiful was going on, the kids taking their earbuds out to listen… and the music. Music  – especially violins – gets me every time.

http://www.openculture.com/2012/05/peer_gynt_in_the_subway.html

 

Have a hanky ready. Oh, and subscribe to openculture. They are evidently a fine body of chaps.

 

 

 

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