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Archive for the ‘classical’ Category

Akim Camara

Akim playing Ferdinand Kuchler’s Concerto G Major op.11 at age 3 with Andre Rieu in 2005.

Playing Ave Maria with Richard Clayderman in 2009.

Playing Charles Auguste de Beriot’s Concert No. 9 more recently.

Summer from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Children of Bodom play the song on their electric guitars.

Alexander Hrustevich plays his version on a button accordion.

Daniel MacFarlane on guitar with a friend on violin

Steven Sharp Nelson

Steven has made a number of amazing videos.  He usually plays several roles in them and plays a number of different instruments.

His song Moonlight (Inspired by Beethoven) was filmed on the Salt Flats in Utah.

 

J.S. Bach’s Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude  played in 8 parts.

 

Cello Wars (Star Wars Parody) Lightsaber Duel

Mozart Novelties

Mozart played on guitar – one guitar – two players.

Jamey Turner  plays a glass harp (water glasses)

Mozart played on wine bottles with roller blades.

Apocalyptica

This Finnish cello group started their career as a Metallica cover band.  They play a variety of rock, heavy metal and classical pieces.

Nothing Else Matters  (A Metallica song)

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Hall of the Mountain King (by Greig)

Il Volo

These three young men started singing together after an Italian Talent Show.  Here is an introduction to them.  Their name Il Volo means Flight.

 

Here they perform O Sole Mio on American Idol.

 

Here they sing Il Mondo.

 

Here is their version of Smile.

 

 

Ravel’s Bolero

Bolero was composed by Maurice Ravel to be used in a ballet.

First we have it played by Andre Rieu’s Orchestra.

 

Torvil and Dean skated a perfect gold medal performance during the 1984 Olympics to Bolero.

 

Carlos Nunez played it on the bagpipes.

 

Angélique Kidjo created a vocal version in which most of the orchestral parts are sung.

 

 

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