Urban Birds Make Music With Their Bodies in "Birds on the Wires"

Prepare to be blown away by the beauty found in apparent randomness. Usually birds make music by singing; these birds did it just by sitting. Brazilian musician Jarbas Agnelli took a photo of birds sitting on electric lines and, using the birds' positions as musical notes, turned the scene into a song.

I was surprised just how good the music sounded, since it was derived from what was basically the random arrangement of birds on a few power lines. Not Disney Concert Hall good, but still more or less aesthetically pleasing.


It's a good reminder that there's art and music everywhere, if you just look hard enough. Even in a group of birds sitting on a telephone wire.

[h/t @jenlucpiquant]

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