Around 1987 and 1991, there was a revolution in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. People made change by getting together and singing. It was called the singing revolution. The hills were alive! (Hopefully my post on it was tagged). During tough situations, people get together and make absolutely nho sense, chirping out melodies and rhymes, and somehow THIS WORKS. Tell that to the lawyers and the landlords and the tyrants and the goons...
Quarantined Italians Sing Together Across Empty Streets In Hauntingly Beautiful Video
Video of quarantined Italians singing to each other across deserted streets from their windows, balconies and doorways during the coronavirus lockdown is as beautiful as it is haunting.
David Allegranti, a writer for Il Foglio newspaper, shared footage of residents’ stirring rendition of a local folk song in the northern city of Siena on Twitter Thursday night.
Check out the clip here:
More crazy anti-viral singing...........
A Siena, città alla quale sono molto legato, si sta in casa ma si canta insieme come se si fosse per la strada. Mi sono commosso pic.twitter.com/IDPqNEj3h3— David Allegranti (@davidallegranti) March 12, 2020
"Abbracciame cchiù forte", il canto dei napoletani in quarantena dai balconi di casa
Neighbors spontaneously singing together in Wuhan, China, in the initial days of the outbreak there.