X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

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

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

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.

super-mario-bros-theme-sheng-versionzoom in

Watch the past meet the present:

That escalated right from the get go.

[via Gizmodo]

 

Deals in The Technabob Shop



G-Scale Model Train Ride

G-Scale Model Train Ride

Jean-Claude Van Johnson (Trailer)

Jean-Claude Van Johnson (Trailer)

Garden Party

Garden Party

Advertisement
Audi Shows off New 2019 A7 Sportback

Audi Shows off New 2019 A7 Sportback

Concepts from Future Past: 2001 Ford EX

Concepts from Future Past: 2001 Ford EX

This Double-Wide Jeep Wrangler Doesn’t Fit in a Lane

This Double-Wide Jeep Wrangler Doesn’t Fit in a Lane