Playing wind instruments – with helium

Playing wind instruments – with helium

We know that if you talk after having inhaled helium, your voice goes up because of the lighter air density of helium vs nitrogen. But what about playing a wind instrument after inhaling helium?

Turns out the answer is yes – and comedically so.

Swing along to 14:45 to see the bagpipe action. (Recorder at 6:50, Saxaphone at 7:55)

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