Making music at 8,000 feet - Stockhausen's Helicopter String Quartet


Stockhausen's infamous Helicopter String Quartet - which requires the musicians to play and sing as an ensemble while travelling in four separate helicopters - is performed at the Salzburg Festival in 2003.

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