Paraguay orchestra plays amazing hymns and melodies from instruments made from garbage

(Photo: Landfill Harmonic)Paraguayan musician show off two instruments made out of trash.

While most parents trying to force their child to learn some culture would complain and complain that the music that their offspring produces with artisan pieces and instruments sounds like garbage, there are actually some kids on the world who can do the inverse and create sweet magic from garbage.

The Orchestra of Recycled Instruments of Cateura is composed on such kids who have become famous by playing music from musical instruments stitched together from various scavenged bits and pieces, MSN reported.

In fact, the 40 member orchestra have become so famous that they have been signed on as the opening act for the famous American heavy metal band Metallica on their South American tour that spans six nations.

"It was a surprise for us. We were not expecting that such a famous rock band would show interest in having us as the opening act for their concerts," said Favio Chaves, the orchestra's director regarding the opportunity.

The Orchestra of Recycled Instruments of Cateura has 40 members composed of boys and girls in their teenage years, all residing near in the band's namesake, Cateura, which is the main garbage dump of Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay which is also one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere.

The kids rehearse in a small school in the shanty town of "Southern Bath of Paraguay River" so named because of the constant flooding from the river. They play various pieces that spans from classics like Mozart, Vivaldi, and Beethoven, to more recent musicians like The Beatles and Frank Sinatra.

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