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Viral Trombone

Posted at 10:28 AM on January 8, 2013 by Rex Levang

Here's your link to the trombone video that has taken the digital sphere by storm. It shows David Finlayson, trombonist with the New York Philharmonic--from the perspective of the slide on his instrument, where he mounted a tiny video camera.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been viewing this in the past few days. Is it because its "silliness"? The music being played? Getting that close to a top-notch player? Do you have a theory?