The '60s Batman Theme, Screeched by Actual Bats

By Luke Y. Thompson in Music, Nerdery, TV, Tech
Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:49 pm

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Children of the night! What music they make!

No, they didn't spontaneously break into song. It was a bit more complicated:

Bats produce sounds that are not audible to human ears. First these ultrasounds were digitally reduced to frequencies that are audible. Then the different batsounds were assigned different keys on a keyboard. On this keyboard - the only real Bat-Organ - Ulrich Seidel played the Batman Theme

Same Bat-timing...very different Bat-channeling...after the jump



via Vulture


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