The Case For Learning By Ear: Mario Brothers Theme on the Sheng

Learn by ear. Play what you know. Have fun. Exhibit #748:

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  1. Bill Spence says:

    Whoa! Way cool. What instrument is that? I forgot how interesting the Mario theme is. Lots of rhythm and time changes it sounds like. And it really tells you the mood of the game. Playful, but full of of surprises and tension. I need to transcribe for the guitar.

    1. Jon Harnum says:

      It’s called a Zheng. Great idea to transcribe for guitar. Check out Adrian Holovaty on His transcription for guitar is up there if you get stuck. Good luck!

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