Instrument World Records

66 Records Found

07:17:55 United States

Longest Bagpipe Marathon

Ryan Randall

Ryan R. played the bagpipes nonstop for seven hours, 14.00 minutes.

02:11 United States

Longest Time To Hover A Rolling Paper By Playing A Didgeridoo

Tai Star

Tai Star hovered a rolling paper for one minute, 17.41 seconds by playing a didgeridoo.

00:46 Australia

Longest Flute Trill

Jonathan Doig

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

00:21 United States

Largest Kazoo Rendition Of "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"

Jonathan Denton

90 people played We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together on kazoos at once.

01:14 United States

Most Jimi Hendrix Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

Jon Shriver

Jon Shriver played 11 Jimi Hendrix guitar riffs in one minute. Shriver set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. Riffs performed: 1. Purple Haze 2. Voodoo Chile 3. Machine Gun 4. Who Knows 5. Hey Baby 6. Hear My Train 7. Midnight Lightning 8. Little Wing 9. Spanish Castle Magic 10. Freedom 11. In From The Storm [#WRAS19][]

02:29 United States

Fastest Button Accordionist

Bisse Grigo

Bisse Grigo played "A Fond la Caisse" on his button accordion at 20 buttons per second.

01:14 United States

Most Vuvuzelas Blown At Once In A Prius

Prius Records

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.

01:04 United States

Fastest Time To Play "Hello Dolly" On A Moving Piano

Jack Garton

Jack Garton played Hello Dolly on a moving piano while singing the song in 54.38 seconds. #BM2007

00:53 United States

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

Accordion Rob

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

00:34 United States

Most Instruments Beatboxed In A 4-Beat Measure

Adam Matta

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][]

07:04 New Zealand

Oldest Wood Used To Make An Electric Guitar

Joh Lang

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.

02:24 Australia

Most People Playing Lagerphones At Once

Gloria Banting

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.

04:28 United States

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

Simon Schwartz

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

03:11 United States

Most Notes Played On An Electric Djembe

Alex Alexander

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

01:22 United States

Fastest Time To Sing "Sleigh Ride" While Accompanying Oneself With A Cowbell, Kazoo And Jingles

Esther Crow

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

05:07 United States

Most Wah-Wah Pedals Used On A Bass

Owen Biddle

Owen Biddle of The Rootsplayed a bass guitar that was wired through two wah-wah pedals. He attempted to plug in six, but a faulty cable led to an unsuccessful attempt. Biddle set the recordat a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. He was accompanied by Blast Off!!!. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS14][]

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