You know Ennio Morricone’s "The Ecstasy Of Gold," a musical composition first made famous in Sergio Leone's 1966 spaghetti western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. It has since been covered by everyone from Metallica, to Yo-Yo Ma. And now you can add German electronic musician Carolina Eyck to the list.
Above, watch Eyck take "The Ecstasy Of Gold" in new, intriguing directions, using a theremin and a voice looper. It's pretty mesmerizing.
Below, watch Carolina's introduction to the theremin. And down in the Relateds, find much more on the theremin, including vintage footage of Russian inventor Leon Theremin giving a demo of the newfangled electronic instrument.
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