Saint-Säens’ Danse Macabre on electric guitar proves it’s actually a monolithic rock instrumental

23 August 2016, 10:16

metal danse macabre

A YouTuber has turned Camille Saint-Säens’ creepy orchestral Danse Macabre into a fully rocktageous instrumental metal workout.

Using a variety of guitars and techniques (hello, bottlenecked melody), YouTuber Joe Parrish has rearranged the classic piece as a symphonic rock masterpiece.

Have that, Jonathan Creek.

This might be stating the obvious, but it’s not the the first time classical music has been turned into a righteous rock symphony. Or the second. Or even the third.

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