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28 February 2019, 21:56 | Updated: 28 February 2019, 22:01
This guy ‘played’ Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee on bass trombone, and trolled us all.
Rimsky-Korsakov was a master of orchestration. His buzzing orchestral interlude, written for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan, includes no less than a full string section, flutes, clarinets, a bassoon, an oboe, a cor anglais and two horns.
He also included a trombone part, which consists of a single sforzando quaver on the first note of the piece – followed by rests for the next 23 pages of music.