Chopin’s ‘Funeral March’ played backwards sounds bizarrely psychedelic

22 March 2018, 15:03

An interesting version of Chopin’s morose Funeral March, but less solemn and more… trippy.

YouTuber Cosmic Ferret has revamped Chopin’s beautiful, mournful ‘Marche Funèbre’ by playing it backwards.

The Funeral March was famously played at the graveside during Chopin’s own burial, and it comes from his Piano Sonata No. 2. But flipped on its head this devastatingly sombre piece of music sounds strangely psychedelic.

Here’s Chopin’s original, for reference:

Find the original video on YouTube.