April 1, 2021

Musician Soundtracks His Mom’s Life by Adding Silly Trombone Tunes to Her Chores

Musician Peet Montzingo believes “it’s a son’s job to annoy his mom,” and he’s certainly living up to the task in the most lovable way. He’s been using his trombone to play hilarious sound effects to match what Vicki, his mom, is doing. He follows her everywhere around the house, blasting out dramatic, brassy notes while she does her daily tasks.

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March 19, 2021

Watch the Real von Trapp Family Sing ‘Edelweiss’ From ‘The Sound of Music’

The hills are alive again with a new generation of singing von Trapps. The original Austrian family of Georg and Maria von Trapp—whose story inspired the Broadway musical and later the film The Sound of Music—have passed down their musical talents to their great-grandchildren: Sofia, Melanie, Amanda, and August von Trapp. The four siblings were recorded singing “Edelweiss,” one of the famous songs from composers Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s 1959 musical.

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January 29, 2021

Listen to the Man Who Holds the World Record for Lowest Vocal Note

Most voices can be assigned into the four main vocal ranges—soprano, alto, tenor, or bass. Many singers would strain their voice in an attempt to reach an extra high or low note, however, a few gifted vocalists can achieve surprising pitches that sound almost inhuman. Take Tim Storms, for example. He holds the Guinness World Records for “lowest note produced by a man” and the “widest vocal range.

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