Is this the worst orchestra fail ever?

10 June 2015, 12:35

The epic sounds of Richard Strauss’ ‘Also Sprach Zarathustra’ have been ruined forever. And it’s hilarious.

So, we’re all aware of the magnificent orchestral masterpiece ‘Also Sprach Zarathustra’, aren’t we?

It’s the 2001: A Space Odyssey music, FYI:

 

Well, here’s a slightly less successful version of it:

 

A quick scan of the YouTube comments for this now-legendary video suggests that it might not just be a terrible orchestra - it could be that a previously-competent orchestra decided that they would swap instruments and see what happened.

And then, some genius decided to add a video:

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