Sunday, March 18, 2012

Oz music on a katzenklavier!

Hey, everybody, do you remember the old Monty Python sketch about the mouse organ? Here, maybe this will jog your memory:

Or how about Marvin Suggs and His Amazing Muppaphone?

"Why, yes, Eric, I do indeed recall those amusing yet painfully disturbing musical instruments. But why do you ask?" I can already hear you say. "And what do they have to do with The Wizard of Oz?" Well, it seems someone made an actual working katzenklavier, or to use the English term, a cat organ. And the tune they used to demonstrate it should be pretty familiar to all Oz fans (and quite a few other people as well). Go ahead, take a look:

See? That wasn't so bad, was it?

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