This Orchestra Is Made From Things We Throw Away: A Marvelous Story


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Here in Paraguay where a violin is worth more than a home, and the shell of one was discovered in the garbage: begins a story about desire, about music, about hope for the children that takes them beyond just their local community.  They would reach the world with their story.... and their music!

The "Landfill Harmonic"
(Landfill harmonic - La armonía del vertedero - Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados de Cateura)
An orchestra for kids with instruments made from trash?


A cello made from an oil can and pieces of wood, that were thrown in the garbage;

A saxophone made of spoons and buttons...

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