Jul 05, 2012 12:04 PM EDT
MINI U.K. and London Philharmonic Orchestra put together an interesting performance of the country’s national anthem “God Save the Queen” ahead of the upcoming London 2012 Game.
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Nine professional musicians from the orchestra got on special-edition models of BMW MINI vehicles. The “MINI Orchestra”, under the baton of Gareth Newman, performed the piece by honking on the pitched horn.
“The result was a rousing performance which will provide a musical fillip for the British Olympic team as they launch their bid for medals in the most important sporting event of the year,” said BMW in a statement Thursday.
“It’s the first time that we’ve attempted to play a piece using just car horns as instruments, and it was a fun and unique experience for us as musicians,” said the conductor Newman after the recording.
Watch the video of the MINI Orchestra here:
(Auto World News)