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BMW MINI Plays 'God Save the Queen' on Horn with London Philharmonic [VIDEO]

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Jul 05, 2012 12:04 PM EDT

BMW MINI Plays "God Save the Queen" on Horn with London Philharmonic

BMW MINI Plays "God Save the Queen" on Horn with London Philharmonic (Photo : BMW)

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:

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