Orchestra performs requiem using old gas and electricity meters

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has released a three minute requiem performed on instruments made from old gas and electricity meters. The track entitled A Requiem For Meters, composed by British musician and filmmaker Gary Tarn, is part of the Smart Energy GB campaign to raise awareness of the UK-wide rollout of smart meters. Smart meters will replace analogue gas and electricity meters in every UK household by 2020. Members of the Royal Philharmonic recorded the recital at London’s famous Abbey Road Studios on custom-made instruments including electric meter violins, cellos…

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