Filipino Guitarist Plays Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Using Chopsticks

Bohemian Rhapsody

A Filipino guitarist from Calamba, a city in Laguna, is gaining fame online for his cover of Queen’s masterpiece “Bohemian Rhapsody” involving chopsticks and some video editing.

Ralph Jay Triumfo, a musician from the Philippines, posted a video on his YouTube channel over the weekend where he played “Bohemian Rhapsody” using a unique style of music composition. And eating utensils.

In the clip, Triumfo, using the fingerstyle method of playing the guitar, plucked every single note of the song and its melody. But, of course, playing it with a chopsticks is a nearly impossible task – he even admitted that this was his “most difficult and most time consuming video.”

So in order to make this work, he shot each and every note of the song that he plucked with the chopsticks on his guitar and edited them by piecing all clips together. And surprisingly, the finished product is nothing short of brilliant.

Featured image screenshot via YouTube / Ralph Jay Triumfo

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