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Assembly Line Tuned to Play "Powerhouse" by Raymond Scott

Tune the timing and tones generated by motors, clinks, clanks etc to play the song in the link.
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Anybody over 40 knows it from the Bugs Bunny show. With 24 hour cartoon channels it's probably universally recognized.

Have the timing and tuning of anything that makes noise in an automated assembly line play this, the standard "assembly line song". It's already fun to watch these things, having one that made it's own soundtrack would be even better.

doctorremulac3, May 23 2012

Fast forward to 25 seconds. http://www.youtube....watch?v=N9-7uLg-DZU
You'll recognize it. [doctorremulac3, May 23 2012]

For example http://www.youtube....watch?v=CsQd2n99zS4
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       Like it - I once saw a show where they tuned a Formula 1 car to play "God Save The Queen" using a computer to control the engine throttle. More industrially generated music please! [+]
zen_tom, May 24 2012
  

       I've heard a fair amount of music incorporating or even composed entirely using industrial sounds. Ben Burtt did a lot of complimentary score in Pixar's 'WALL-E' using machine noises to emulate 'singing' robots. This post immediately brought that to my mind.
Alterother, May 24 2012
  

       Yea, I think that's pretty cool, but to have the musical assembly line actually make something tangible, like a bottle or plastic case would be fun.   

       Of course a cheap way to do it would be to mic all the existing noise making parts and just auto-tune them appropriately.
doctorremulac3, May 24 2012
  

       Yes, sorry, I forgot to add that the idea is indeed very cool. In fact, the whole anno was sort of leading up to that but I got distracted. Slightly belated bun. [+]
Alterother, May 24 2012
  

       [+] I love this idea, but it might be easier to implement with the Anvil Chorus, which I think might also be a legitimate choice. I sort of envision it as a metal stamping machine and a bunch of robot-arm pneumatic impact wrenches operating at different speeds.
ytk, May 24 2012
  
      
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