Subway Bell(s) and whistles

Just read an interesting article at the Washington Post. Some of you may have heard of the stunt played out by Joshua Bell (you know, the Red Violin guy) playing in a subway station.

Fascinating story with video clips. Also includes an audio of the full 40 + minutes of Bell's performance.

The results makes one wonder on the pertinence all classical musicians have in today's rushed world.

You can make your own judgment after reading this:

(Thanks to Alan Holley on the NASA list for pointing me to this page. I had been hearing about it but had not yet seen it until his mentioning it.)