Posted at 4:00 AM on November 15, 2007
by John Birge
The composer Richard Strauss loved making musical pictures, the more detailed the better. He once said: "I want to be able to depict in music a glass of beer so accurately that every listener can tell whether it is a Pilsner or a Kulmbacher."
With that in mind, Herr Strauss, we give you an orchestra of beer bottles. The Melbourne Symphony, playing the jingle for Victoria Bitter, on "authentic instruments," as it were:
And if you have a few extra minutes, watch how they did it: