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29 March 2018, 15:24
It looks like a regular orchestra, but all the instruments are replaced by DJ decks.
The Philharmonic Turntable Orchestra is a completely new way of creating music… by playing vinyl records.
In the video, a group of DJs create a symphony (in the loosest sense of the word) by scratching their turntables with a variety of different techniques.
OK, it’s not Beethoven’s Fifth – but it’s an interesting idea.
Now, here’s some Rachmaninov played on a theremin:
The Philharmonic Turntable Orchestra was brought together by Channel Panasonic for an advert in Japan.