This is what happens to a bass drum after playing Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture

26 October 2016, 16:29

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The Buffalo Philharmonic’s bass drummer really let rip during a performance of Tchaikovsky’s infamous 1812 Overture.

When the Buffalo Philharmonic’s drummer was called upon to play his bass drum as loud as he could, there was only ever going to be one outcome…

This is what happened to his drum during the BPO’s concert from a couple of weeks ago:

Here's a close-up:

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