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iPhone's marimba halts New York Philharmonic

A ringing and persistent iPhone marimba ringtone stops Mahler's Ninth Symphony dead. It being New York, the audience gets upset.

By January 12, 2012

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Philharmonic chorus makes music from fans' tweets

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus tweetly sings lines gleaned from its Twitter feed in a holiday extravaganza that marries social media to the famous "Carmina Burana."

By December 8, 2011

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London Philharmonic chases video game 'high score'

The orchestra takes on famous video game theme songs with "The Greatest Video Game Music." Super Mario, BioShock, Angry Birds, and Call of Duty all get the classical treatment.

By October 12, 2011

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Hear Super Mario played on an ancient Chinese instrument

Li-Jin Lee of the Taiwan Philharmonic plays the music from Super Mario on an instrument millennia old -- and it sounds amazing.

By February 27, 2014

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Orchestra swaps sheet music for the Galaxy Note 10.1

The Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra can be seen swiping and S-Penning its way through many of the classics.

By November 8, 2012

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This week in Crave: The escapist edition

This week, we got some quiet time with the Asus Zenbook, rocked out to game tunes from the London Philharmonic, and sent an itty-bitty satellite into space.

By October 15, 2011

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Violinist interrupted by Nokia ringtone, plays the ringtone

A Slovakian violinist playing solo finds his concert interrupted by a Nokia ringtone. Instead of merely getting angry, he begins to play the ringtone.

By January 22, 2012

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The technical joy of Burger King's hands-free Whopper holder

In a feat of engineering that has to be seen to be fully admired, Burger King in Puerto Rico gives away 50 holders, so that you can eat while you drive, play the guitar, or perform vital surgery.

By May 31, 2013

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Cadenza: You play, and a full orchestra plays with you

Dream of playing along with world-class symphonies? Now, a Harvard-backed app heads to your mobile device to give you instant portable orchestral backup that adjusts to your playing in real time.

By March 18, 2014