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  Mobile phone ringtone orchestra
Updated 22 October 2004, 17.33
Mobile orchestra
The average orchestra is a collection of musicians playing lots of instruments but Vaclovas Nevchesauskas' orchestra is a bit different.

His music group is a noisy collection of nine different mobile handsets.

By sending a group text message he's programmed the phones to ring different tunes but all at the same time.

The Lithuanian conductor hasn't come up with an actual use for his ringtone orchestra but hopes a company might want to use it for an ad campaign.

Vaclovas Nevchesauskas starts off the phones
Vaclovas Nevchesauskas starts off the phones

Like Beethoven or not?

Vaclovas first came up with the idea when he was in his first year at university.

"I thought we could make it sound like Beethoven" he said.

As mobile technology wasn't around in Beethoven's day it's hard to judge what the famous classical composer would have made of this unique orchestra.

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