Watch this Wagner horn solo get vastly improved by a squeaky chair

9 December 2016, 11:49

squeaky horn chair

It’s a special level of music geekiness that results in using a squeaky chair to play a top note in a Wagner horn line.

These enterprising horn players took time out from a rehearsal to incorporate a new instrument into their ensemble - the humble chair.

And it really does fit in perfectly to this iconic Wagner horn line:

Here’s the original, as it appears in Wagner’s Götterdammerung:

Classic FM Apps

Get the Classic FM app for iPhone, iPad and Android - now with HD audio

rune brodahl horn player

Joyous: this horn player absolutely lets rip during a ballet performance

Backstreet Boys in the style of Bach

The Backstreet Boys' 'I Want It That Way' in the style of a Bach Allemande


Quiz: Answer these questions and we'll tell you what your ultimate summer banger is