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Giving the euphonium a new voice: Matthew White on TED.com

Posted by: Shanna Carpenter

The euphonium, a tuba-like musical instrument, is rarely heard outside of traditional brass bands. Young euph prodigy Matthew White uses hip-hop rhythms and a wild new vocal technique to bring a fresh sound to this underappreciated horn. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2009, July 2009, Oxford, UK. Duration: 2:21)

Twitter URL: http://on.ted.com/5l

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Comments (1)

  • John Baylies commented on Mar 13 2012

    This song is a cover of Nat McIntosh’s “Warrior, Come Out to Play”