CERN Choir Sings "The Particle Physicists' Song"


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CERN -- the European Center for Nuclear Research -- has a choir. Here's their performance of "The Particle Physicists' Song", set to the tune of a Flanders and Swann song.

via GearFuse | Flanders and Swann Information

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The tune is by Flanders and Swann, it's The Hippopotamus, although the words are obviously a new version.

Rolf Harris singing the Hippopotamus song - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFUQasY3stA
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So far as I know, Flanders and Swann never wrote any song about particle physics.

However, they did write a song about a hippopotamus, the music being used in the Cern choir's song, and lyrics written by Danuta Orlowska of Cern.

The Hippopotamus song is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kN0WPwFD9is&feature=related
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