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Fastest Guitar Solo On Doremi Scales Per Second

00:31 Malaysia

Norzamri Lagenda played the Doremi scales on his guitar for 23.67 seconds.

Most Vuvuzelas Blown At Once In A Prius

01:14 United States

This record was set as part of Toyota Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

Longest Flute Trill

00:46 Australia

Jonathan D. completed a flute trill that lasted 44.50 seconds.

Fastest Rendition Of 'Hello Dolly' On A Moving Piano

01:04 United States

Jack Garton performed Hello Dolly on a moving piano in 54.38 seconds. #BM2007

Fastest Time To Play 'When The Saints Go Marching In' Melody In Five Octaves On An Electric Organ

01:12 United States

Justin Zeid played the When The Saints Go Marching In melody in five ascending octaves on an electric organ in 45.34 seconds.

Fastest Rendition Of 'Sleigh Ride' While Accompanying Oneself On Cowbell, Kazoo, And Jingles

01:22 United States

Esther Crow sang ’Sleigh Ride’ in 59.41 seconds while accompanying herself with a cowbell, a kazoo, and metal jingles. Crow set the record during a World Record Appreciation Society event at Pianos in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present to witness and time the feat. [#WRAS10][]

Slowest Keyboard Rendition Of "The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)"

04:28 United States

It took Simon Schwartz four minutes, 16.18 seconds to play all 66 notes in John Williams’ The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme). tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most Notes Played On An Electric Djembe

03:11 United States

Using a combination of muting, pedals, custom sounds and presets, Alex Alexander[] played 1,440 notes on his custom-built electric djembe.

Longest Arabic-English Ukulele Album

United States

Betsy and a Ukelele’s latest album “EP bil3Arabi” clocks in at 13 minutes, 16 seconds. Anyone attempting to beat this record must use a ukulele as the primary instrument.

Most Instruments Beatboxed In A 4-Beat Measure

00:34 United States

BeatboxerAdam Matta delivered 17 different vocal instruments in a 4-beat measure, a new world record. The tempo of the performance was approximately 86 BPM. Matta performed the feat at a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City on February 11, 2009. It took place at Pianos, a Lower East Side bar. Dan Rollman was present to time and count the instruments. INSTRUMENTS BEATBOXED: kick drum, floor tom, mid-tom, hi-tom, hi-hat, 808 snare, horn hit ‘sample’, vocal scratch/turntable, inward hand clap snare, upright bass, trumpet, metal guitar, truck horn, trap snare roll, vocal bass, throat singing, crash cymbal. [#WRAS03][]

Fastest Accordion Rendition Of 'The Devil Went Down To Georgia'

00:53 United States

Accordion Rob’s fingers came alive as he busted out a full accordion rendition of “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” in just one minute, twenty seconds. #BM2006

Oldest Wood Used To Make An Electric Guitar

07:04 New Zealand

Joh Lang of Langcaster Guitars constructs guitars using wood that’s 35,000 years old. He’s used carbon dating methods to confirm the wood’s age.

Most People Playing Lagerphones At Once

02:24 Australia

134 people played lagerphones at the same time, a world record. The record was set in Australia at a festival celebrating 150 years of Queensland. Read more about the event here.

Most Instruments Played At Once By A Five-Person Band

00:59 United States

Jasper Jacobs and four members of his family played 18 instruments at once.

Most People Bending High Notes On Electric Guitars At Once In A Toyota Prius

00:50 United States

This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

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