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Marching Bands and Video Games

Posted at 1:24 PM on October 8, 2012 by Emily Reese

Over the weekend, The Ohio State University Marching Band played a halftime show during the Nebraska-OSU football game. The show was an aural and visual tribute to some fairly epic video game themes, such as The Legend of Zelda, Tetris and Halo.

It's certainly not the first time a marching band has had a go at video game music, but this is well worth nine minutes of your time.

My favorite spot is during some of the Zelda music at around 6:00. It's amazing what a group of people can do when they all work together. Enjoy!