This Girl's Voice
Saturday, March 04, 2006
tick tock, baby
As a musician who appreciates a great pop melody and has focused most of my career on expressing myself in the alternative genre, I draw the line here:
BBC NEWS: First Notes For 639-year CompositionThat BBC article was first published in 2003.
The 639 year old Organ in the 956 year old St. Burchardi church.
A recent search at Wikipedia discloses that since January 5th of this year, the organ in the town of Halberstadt has been playing a three note chord: "A" below middle "C", "C" above middle "C" and "F-sharp", which will conclude on May 5, 2006.
Additional notes and chords will be added on July 5, 2008, November 5, 2008, February 5, 2009, July 5, 2010, February 5, 2011, August 5, 2011, July 5, 2012, October 5, 2013 and September 5, 2020.
The performance is planned to continue until September 4, 2640.
I'd like to go on the record and say that the people of Halberstadt must be one hell of a patient lot, as will have to be their children, and their childrens' children and...
Only 634 years left to go. posted by voxpopgirl | 3/04/2006