Let’s Take a Moment to Gape at Some Musical Speed

Is there such thing as too fast? For some people, the answer is “Areyoucrazy?Power!FASTER!” With that in mind, here are two examples of musical speed, beginning with the fastest performance of Mozart you’re ever likely to hear coming from sacks of meat. And it’s not what you think. This is actually for an energy drink commercial. (NOTE: You need to watch it through to the end to get it.)


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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