Rubber Chicken 'Für Elise' [with SOUND]

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/08/08/rubber-chicken-fur-elise.html

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I needed that.

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That guy’s ability to keep a straight face. Great comedy talent.
I predict a great future for him.

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suspect autotune

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My only regret is i have but one heart to heart

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Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcMNAxS3wHc
Their channel is hilarious.

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They seem to use a particular chicken. I wonder how they change the pitch? It seems to be nicely elastic in that it can play on both the inhale and exhale quickly for short notes.

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Yes, it seems this particular rubber chicken (brand) has mastered the art of inward singing pioneered by Tenacious D.

Inward Singing

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Still a better instrument than bagpipes.

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I would have thought rubber chickens were more suited to performing Ave Maria. Guess I was wrong.

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Now I’m really wanting to see a version with the piano bits replaced by chickens as well.

Holding the chicken at different locations along its length while squeezing it causes it to produce different notes.

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Too many long notes I suspect.

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Okay, now I’m imagining a large pipe organ made of rubber chickens of all different sizes, perfectly tuned, and with a sostenuto pedal.

It.could.work.

This… I like.

This. Some of their contest videos are some of the funniest things I’ve seen on YouTube. Like this:

It’s not all good, but they seem to be having so much fun that it’s contagious.

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Bagpipes are instruments of torture, not of music. Therein lies most of the confusion, a fact which is itself a form of psychological torture.

A touring, classically trained violinist, no less.

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Hmm…Now, how to make a bagpipe that uses rubber chickens for drone pipes… :thinking: