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.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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