This pianist turned all those annoying phone ringtones into a stunning rhapsody

13 May 2016, 10:34

ringtone piano rhapsody

No ringtone is left unturned, as pianist Tony Ann cycles through iPhone, Nokia, Verizon and more ringtones, turning them into a romantic piano rhapsody.

It begins with a gentle iteration of Apple’s ‘Marimba’ ringtone, so immediately recognisable to everyone, but soon turns into a hugely complex series of themes and variations.

Tony Ann, we salute your nerdiness in all things ringtone-related:

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