Right fellows, who's ready for the flight of the bumblebee! "Sorry guv, we're still greeding."

by Charles Stirton September. 17, 2007 6291 views

Flight of the bumbeebee [en.wikipedia.org]

Artichokes are marvellous feeding grounds for bumblebees. I have three of these plants in my allotment and their flowers are always full of bumblebees. Their busy nature reminds me of the piano piece The flight of the bumblebee].

[en.wikipedia.org] “The Flight of the Bumblebee” is a famous orchestral interlude written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan, composed in 1899-1900. The piece closes Act III, Tableau 1, right after the magic Swan-Bird gives Prince Gvidon Saltanovich (the Tsar's son) instructions on how to change into an insect so that he can fly away to visit his father (who does not know that he is alive).


1. Korsakov - Flight of the bumble bee - by Alexander Dmitriev. [youtube.com] A lively rendition on a piano accordion.

2. Jose Feliciano - Flight of The Bumble Bee [youtube.com] - Fantastic Guitar rendition.

3. Here are the little guys doing their business [metacafe.com] accompanied by the Beatles Imagine.

“According to classical aerodynamics, it is impossible for a bumblebee to fly” Doctor Who. (Best Seen Enlarged)

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É»„Æ™‹Ç†™ 12 years, 1 month ago

哇!so cool !

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Magpy 12 years, 1 month ago

this is fantastic!

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Charles Stirton 12 years, 2 months ago

I know I am somewhat dyslexic but in case any of you were wondering bees don't feed, they seem to greed!

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Ainhoator 12 years, 2 months ago

Long life to the unlikely fliying bumblebee!

12 years, 2 months ago Edited
Carley 12 years, 2 months ago

I agree with storytaylor!!

12 years, 2 months ago Edited
Storytaylor 12 years, 2 months ago

fantastic composition. this is wonderful. and the words too

12 years, 2 months ago Edited
Miclaud 12 years, 2 months ago

Good apetite!

12 years, 2 months ago Edited
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