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Classical 101

Playing With Your Food: The Vegetable Orchestra

[VIDEO DEAD] Music that tastes good and is good for you! It's that time of summer when gardens are in full bloom and vegetables are everywhere, even on stage in concert halls! I saw a video that gives a whole new meaning to the expression "playing with your food." The music by the Vegetable Orchestra may not be to everyone's taste, but the musicians' zeal with zucchinis and percussive pumpkins can be edifying in a musicologically gastronomical sort of way. While its not uplifting music in the manner of Bach, Mozart or Scarlatti, or may not inspire you to heights of poetic fancy, its down-to-earth substantiality may make you want to have a salad. Just having fun. Enjoy. [youtube490 344] --John Rittmeyer