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Super Mario Bros. Theme on a Classic Chinese Instrument: Shengtune

by Lambert Varias
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The Super Mario Bros. theme is nearly 30 years old. It’s quite old, but not as ancient as the sheng, a Chinese instrument that’s mentioned in texts from 11th to 12th century B.C., which means it could be about 3,000 years old.

Whoever made the accordion-like instrument couldn’t have imagined that it would be used to meet the poster boy of a modern art form.

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Watch the past meet the present:

That escalated right from the get go.

[via Gizmodo]

 

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