Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Fastest Violin Player of the world

violinist Ben Lee of acclaimed electric violin duo FUSE played 'Flight of the Bumblebee' by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov onfastest violin player Ben Lee£1M Swarovski Crystal Violin in an astonishing 58.515 seconds - setting the new world record for the Fastest Violin Player.

Ben played the piece in an astonishing 58.515 seconds stripping nearly 5 seconds off the previous record.

The preceding Guinness World Record stood at 1 minute 3.356 seconds, set in early November 2010 taking only 0.7 seconds off the previous best time.

Judged by Guinness World Records officials and musical experts Ben Lee set the new record with a performance of 'Flight of the Bumblebee' by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, playing on the world's most expensive electric violin.

Ben Lee can now claim to have the fastest fingers in the world and live up to his reputation as the Usain Bolt of the violin world.

'Flight of the Bumblebee' is used to judge the Guinness World Record™ for the fastest violin player, as the piece is extremely fast and technically demanding.


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