Music at the speed of light

The BBC reports today that a violinist has broken the record for the fastest playing of Flight of the Bumblebee. And he played it at “concert level.” Of course, the amazing fact in this news is that there actually was already a record for the fastest playing of Flight of the Bumblebee.

  • Bob Moffitt

    Big deal. I can play The William Tell Overture on my teeth.

  • JackU

    Why are you surprised that there is a record for fast playing of a fast piece? They have records for everything these days.