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Grand Piano Replaces Tear Gas in Turkey Protests as Musicians Play "For People’s Freedom" & Protesters Sing in Solidarity


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A duo of musicians brought some welcome calm to Taksim Square on Wednesday night after a grand piano was wheeled into nearby Gezi Park.

Thousands of protesters gathered to hear German pianist Davide Martello and Turkish musician Yiğit Özatalay tinkle the ivories.

Martello, who is currently on a world tour, told daily Turkish newspaper Hürriyet: “I brought the piano with my car. I play at the squares for people’s freedom. I came here to support the demonstrations.”

Continue Reading: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/06/13/turkey-protests-p...

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We need to do something like this here in the US...

Imaging a Pianobuster...the people's version of the filibuster! A huge spontaneous gathering in front of the White House that didn't leave and never stopped playing music and singing peaceful songs! You want to change the paradigm...do something remarkable!

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