Ein Ton

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  • According to the 1976 publication The Guinness Book Of Music Facts And Feats, "Ein Ton" has the dubious honour of being the world's most monotonous song. Written in 1859 by the German composer Peter Cornelius (1824-74), the note B is repeated 80 times in 30 bars.
  • The British Library holds an arrangement in English (for mixed voices): "Ein Ton" "What sound is that?", Arranged by Lucien G. Chaffin, English version by J. Ahrem, copyright 1912 by The John Church Company. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

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