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Watch a Japanese Man Play ‘Amazing Grace’ on a Cabbage

Junji Koyama makes musical instruments out of vegetables.

You’re probably heard “Amazing Grace” a bunch of times. But have you heard it played on a cabbage, by an endlessly cheery Japanese man, to the accompaniment of a synth backing track?

Junji Koyama makes musical instruments out of fruits and vegetables. His creations, which he shows off with spirited performances of classic songs on YouTube, include a celery nose flute;

a carrot slide whistle;

and a radish ocarina.

Koyama has been uploading his food instrument videos for over a decade. He says he spends up to an hour browsing the local market for suitably shaped vegetables to carve, and usually eats his musical instruments at the conclusion of each recital.

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