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Amazing Video/Sound Of Music Theme

Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:30 am

Has anyone else seen this video on YouTube? Their website shows 5,510,065 views. I did a search in Non-Av and did not find anything close.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EYAUazLI9k

It is probably the most amazing video I have ever seen.

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RE: Amazing Video/Sound Of Music Theme

Tue Jun 23, 2009 9:52 am

Was wondering how long it would take for that one to show up here. This was filmed in Antwerp Central Station, and it was done to promote the TV-programme 'Op zoek naar Maria' ('The search for Maria'), a sort of talent show where they looked for an actress to play the main part in the Belgian version of the stage musical 'The Sound of Music'. I believe this was not the first time something like this was done: a few years ago, a similar thing was done in a station in the UK, if I'm not mistaken. Fun video though!
 
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RE: Amazing Video/Sound Of Music Theme

Tue Jun 23, 2009 11:13 am



Quoting Scorpio (Reply 1):
Was wondering how long it would take for that one to show up here.

- When was this video taken? It was wonderfully done, they obviously had several cameras working. I'm sure the management knew about it before hand, why else would the sound/song been on a public address system? I usually do not get this interested in a video like I am, but this was well done.
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RE: Amazing Video/Sound Of Music Theme

Tue Jun 23, 2009 11:48 am

It was done on March 23. Apparently took some 4 weeks preparation; they had 200 dancers, and 10 hidden cameras were rolling, located all over the central ticket hall of the station.

In fact, here's a video with the 'making of' of the stunt:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRNNhR6qii8&feature=related

And here's the dance from another camera, in which you can hear the actual clapping, shouting and singing by the dancers on the ground:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikDSXEUFbyk&feature=related
 
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RE: Amazing Video/Sound Of Music Theme

Tue Jun 23, 2009 12:13 pm



Quoting Scorpio (Reply 1):
a similar thing was done in a station in the UK, if I'm not mistaken

This one........??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ3d3KigPQM

Or was there one even before this??
 
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RE: Amazing Video/Sound Of Music Theme

Tue Jun 23, 2009 3:25 pm

"Do Re Mi" is hardly the theme of The Sound of Music. The "theme," if you want to call it that, is "The Sound of Music," which opens the show.
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RE: Amazing Video/Sound Of Music Theme

Wed Jun 24, 2009 2:23 am



Quoting Goldenshield (Reply 5):
"Do Re Mi" is hardly the theme of The Sound of Music.

- What I meant was the theme of this thread was that a beautiful song from a wonderful music was at the heart of the idea, not the song being the actual theme song of that wonderful musical.
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RE: Amazing Video/Sound Of Music Theme

Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:31 am

I just watched the first hour of the movie/DVD of The Sound Of Music and now I have a new appreciation for this video clip. Again well done Ladies and Gentlemen.
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