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John Williams’ Harry Potter Theme Performed On Glassware

This is just like magic!

The music created by composer John Williams for the Harry Potter films are among my all-time favorites. Hedwig’s Theme in particular always gives me happy thoughts. Here we have it played on a series of glasses. I don’t think this constitutes a glass harmonica (correct me if I’m wrong, music lovers) but I’m sure you’re familiar with the concept. Different glasses are filled with varying amounts of water to produce specific notes. I think the effect here is rather spectacular.

(via That’s Nerdalicious)

Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."

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