Here are some musical Tesla coils playing ‘In The Hall Of The Mountain King’

17 March 2016, 11:12

musical tesla coil

You can literally SEE the electricity. And it’s making Grieg sound very nice indeed.

Bored scientists in 2011 discovered a way to turn the humble Tesla coil into a shocking (sorry) musical instrument.

To test their new instrument, they chose the music of Edvard Grieg, specifically his theme park classic ‘In The Hall Of The Mountain King’. As you can hear, it makes it sound totally evil.

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