All national anthems played at once


13 Responses to “All national anthems played at once”

  1. dasanjos says:

    This is the anthem of mankind! Suits the cacophony of our lifes in this planet…

  2. Nate Parrish says:

    This is what Disney attempted to do when building the ‘It’s A Small World’ attraction at the 1964 World’s Fair.  After hearing how awful it was, they turned to the Sherman Brothers, who wrote “Its A Small World (After-all)”

  3. Felton / Moderator says:

    Charles Ives is rolling over in his grave for not having thought of this.

    • UncaScrooge says:

      Karlheinz Stockhausen is laughing in his grave for having already thought of this.

      • Felton / Moderator says:

        Thanks, I’d never heard that before.  I’m listening to it now on YouTube.

        • UncaScrooge says:

          I honestly hope you enjoy it. It’s aged pretty well. If someone told me that it was some esoteric laptop performance by a contemporary noise artist, I would have been inclined to believe them.

          Non-cool kids: We’re discussing “Hymnen”.

      • Epistaxis says:

        Heinrich Ignaz von Biber is looking on with scorn from his grave for having throught of this three hundred years ago.

  4. Chris Burch says:

    I was giggling during the second minute and ready to hurl during the fifth… Definitely not for the faint of heart.

  5. SamKington says:

    Number 9… Number 9… Number 9…

  6. utes_86 says:

    It sounds like John Philips Sousa exploded at about the 3 1/2 minute mark. 

  7. Antinous / Moderator says:

    It’s still less annoying than Philip Glass.

  8. CastanhasDoPara says:


    Nailed the ending.

  9. FellOnEarth says:

    My God. It’s full of stars!

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