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:
BRAVO from Milwaukee!
I laughed out loud as I drove into work today-thanks for the day brightener!
The tuning must have been the most fun part of the project. The end result is priceless. Thanks for the great laugh
This is great! I love it. It will make the rounds here, in Milwaukee, to the appropriate appreciaters!
This is not the first time for playing beer bottles. Channel 11 in Chicago did this about 20 years ago for a Church group in Morton Grove.
GREAT JOB FOR A BUNCH OF BEER DRINKING STUFFED SHIRTS.APPRECIATE THE NOVELTY AND EFFORT.STILL CHUCKELING.