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10 November 2016, 16:39
This version of Rimsky-Korsakov’s ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ is not only played on a church organ, it’s actually mostly played on its pedals.
Organist and suspected purveyor of foot-performance-enhancing steroids Dr. Carol Williams shows just how nimble she is with this incredible version of Rimsky-Korsakov’s notoriously fiendish piece:
It’s long been a party piece for instrumentalists of all stripes, but to see it performed like this on such a comparatively difficult and cumbersome instruments is pretty mind-boggling.