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The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation Comes to NYC #MusicMonday

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Remember when swinging higher than the kid next to you was a competition? Now swinging together makes music. The interactive installation moves to New York this summer! via Arts Brookfield

Swing, and experience collective music-making in this interactive art installation! The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation is a giant, collective musical instrument that brings together people of all ages and backgrounds. Each swing represents one of four instruments—piano, harp, guitar, vibraphone—and triggers sound when participants swing back and forth. As certain melodies emerge through cooperation between players, The Swings fosters a sense of community and ownership of public space.

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