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The Strad – Londoner breaks violin speed record – 20 October 2010


Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Londoner breaks violin speed record

Oliver Lewis plays fastest ever Flight of the Bumblebee on live TV

A violinist from London has broken the record for the fastest performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee. Oliver Lewis played the piece live on BBC children’s show Blue Peter in a time of 1 minute 3.35 seconds, knocking nearly a second off the previous record. A Guinness World Records official was in the studio to witness the performance.

via The Strad – Londoner breaks violin speed record – 20 October 2010.

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