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Posts tagged ‘Italian’

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.




Time To Say Goodbye

Andrea Bocelli first sang this song, Con te Partiro in Italian.

He also recorded it in English with Sarah Brightman.

Jackie Evancho sang it on America’s Got Talent when she was ten years old.

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies

Tchaikovsky wrote this song as part of the Nutcracker Suite in 1892.

Walt Disney used it in his animated film Fantasia in 1940.

William Zeitler plays the song on a glass armonica invented by Benjamin Franklin.

Robert Tiso plays on musical glasses or as they are also called the glass harp.

Pachelbel Rant and more

Rob Paravonian is a comedian/musician who sings about hating Pachelbel’s Canon in D.

Pagagnini is a string quartet of superb musicians who are also comedians and this is their version of Pachelbel’s Canon.

Robert Tiso plays the Canon on the glass harp also known as musical glasses.

The Barber of Seville

The King’s Singers from Britain perform the Overture to Rossini’s Barber of Seville  in Boston at a 1982 concert.

Andre Vadrucci plays a drum solo accompanying a recording of The Barber of Seville.

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