You’ve Never Heard of the Sheng Before but It Plays a Mean Super Mario Theme

The Sheng is an ancient Chinese musical instrument whose origins date back to around 1,100 BC. They are still made and played today but it seems that very few people know about them outside of China. However, it may just gain traction based on how perfectly it plays the Super Mario Bros. theme. I know Koji Kendo composed the SMB soundtrack using pianos but the sheng is just too perfect at this.

Posted on February 25, 2014, in Games and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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