If an internationally acclaimed performing artist plays a multi-million dollar instrument in a subway station and no one listens, is it any good? Read what happened when Joshua Bell participated in a stunt cooked up by the Washington Post. You can also watch the video and hear the audio.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/04/AR2007040401721.html?hpid=topnews

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