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What Bohemian Rhapsody sounds like on a 100-year-old fairground organ

Spoiler: it’s pretty amazing (just like every rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody).

A few years ago, musician Alexey Romand transposed Queen’s hit song into sheet music for the Marenghi Organ, a 112-year-old fairground organ with an incredible 81 keys. In the video, Romand is seen feeding the sheet into the instrument’s mechanical system, setting off a unique rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody.

Even without Freddie’s voice, it still sounds spectacular. At times you’d even be reminded of Final Fantasy or Kingdom Hearts with the organ’s MIDI-like tunes.

If, by any chance, you have access to a fairground organ, you can email Romand for a copy of the sheet music.

Via Geekologie

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