Posts Tagged ‘joshua bell’

The Best Busker In The World

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

When it comes to music, can the general public tell the difference between an average hack and true world-class talent? The proliferation of reality TV singing contests would imply they cannot; but of course that is more about celebrity than either talent or music. Last year, however, The Washington Post conducted an interesting experiment – they placed the world’s greatest violinist in a metro station playing a $3.5 million violin to see if anyone would notice…