Sunday, July 23, 2017

MANIC MONDAY | Bach – Solo Duet for Violin & Organ Pedal Accompaniment [VIDEO]

Ukrainian violinist and organist, Ivan Dekhnych performing Bach's Cantata No 156 - arranged as a solo duet for violin and organ pedal self-accompaniment ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1YbpfuHGOs&showinfo=0&autohide=1 JOHANN...

MANIC MONDAY | Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto (Arr. Euphonium & Brass Band) [WHAT]

American euphoniumist Joel Collier performing the 3rd movement from Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto ... arranged for solo euphonium and brass band ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmUEGARtexw&showinfo=0&autohide=1 JOEL COLLIER & BRASS ENSEMBLE...

MANIC MONDAY | Tina Guo & “That Cello Guy” – Vivaldi’s Double Skype Concerto [WOW]

YouTube cello sensations Tina Guo and Cremaine Booker aka "That Cello Guy" performing Vivaldi's Double Cello Concerto in G Minor ... via Skype! How can...

MANIC MONDAY | Meet the ‘Phonoliszt-Violina’ – Automated Piano and Violins [WTF]

Introducing the 'Phonoliszt-Violina' ... an automated antique fair instrument combining a piano with three violins. The Phonoliszt-Violina was constructed by German piano maker Hupfeld in...

MANIC MONDAY | Bohemian Rhapsody (Arr. Antique Fairground Pipe Organ) [WTF]

The classic rock song 'Bohemian Rhapsody' ... skillfully arranged for an 1905 81-key antique Fairground Pipe Organ .... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTnGI6Knw5Q&showinfo=0&autohide=1 QUEEN | BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY  (ARR.MARENGHI FAIRGROUND ORGAN)   

MANIC MONDAY | YouTube Composing Sensation Andrew Huang – ‘The Glorious Midi Unicorn’ [WOW]

YouTube midi composing sensation Andrew Huang's latest composition ... 'The Glorious Midi Unicorn'. "The challenge in this process was to come up with melodies and...

MANIC MONDAY | The Artificial Intelligence Piano Player, 2017 [WOW]

Meet Google's latest artificial intelligence experiment ... a music-playing piano bot that takes whatever keyboard melodies you give it and responds in kind ... The A.I....

WACKY WEDNESDAY | The Korean All-Double Bass Symphony Orchestra [WOW]

Meet the Korean All-Double Bass Symphony Orchestra performing Schubert's 'March Militaire' ... Recorded live at the Seoul Korea Arts Center on October 3rd, 2011 - with...

MANIC MONDAY | Heavy-Metal “Metallica” for Violin & Cello [ROCK-ON]

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine and cellist Mike Block performing Metallica's heavy-metal hit single 'One' - arranged for violin and cello. Recorded live on August 24th, 2014 -...

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Roman Kim – Pop-Rock-Medley for Solo Violin Virtuoso [VIDEO]

Kazakhstanian-born violin virtuoso Roman Kim performing an electrifying pop-rock-medley of Yes's 'Owner of a Lonely Heart' and Michael Jackson's 'Smooth Criminal' for Solo Violin ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJDqjxQ-0Ek&showinfo=0&autohide=1 ROMAN...

MANIC MONDAY | Meet the 12 Year Old Perfect Pitch Wizard [WTF]

12 year old child prodigy Dylan Beato shows us his freakishly impressive auditory note identification skills … DYLAN BEATO | NOTE IDENTIFICATION WHIZ | 12 YEARS...

MANIC MONDAY | ThatViolaKid & Friends – ‘Holiday Mash Up’ [MERRY XMAS]

Juilliard's ThatViolaKid, Drew Alexander Forde and friends present: 'Holiday Mash Up'. Featuring cellists Nathan Chan and Ken Kubota and pianist Brandon Ilaw - performing Mariah Carey's...

MANIC MONDAY | Nielsen International Flute Competition’s ‘Surprise Visitor’ [VIDEO]

Yukie Ota from Japan was busy performing Sancan's 'Sonatine' in the opening round of the 2014 Carl Nielsen International Flute Competition, when a surprise...

MANIC MONDAY | The Shirtless Violinist Takes a Bath [WTF]

In his newest upload, Matthew Olson  … a.k.a ‘The Shirtless Violinist‘ gets himself squeaky clean at bath time ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dZ2SfFnASs&showinfo=0&autohide=1 THE SHIRTLESS VIOLINIST | SQUEAKY CLEAN | MONTI...

MANIC MONDAY | Meet Matthew Olson … ‘The Shirtless Violinist’ [WTF]

Meet Matthew Olson  ... a.k.a 'The Shirtless Violinist' performing a violin cover of Major Lazer, Justin Bieber & MØ's pop hit 'Cold Water'. Filmed on-location...

MANIC MONDAY | Stravinsky ‘Rite of Spring’ – for Blow-Organ Melodicas [WTF]

The appropriately-named Melodica Men present Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring' for blow-organ melodicas ....   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIq543Q10UM&showinfo=0&autohide=1 MELODICA MEN | STRAVINSKY | RITE OF SPRING 

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist, Katica Illenyi – The ‘Bolero’ Twist [VIDEO]

Hungarian violinist, Katica Illenyi's 'Bolero' twist ... Recorded live with conductor Istvan Sillo - and the Győr Philharmonic Orchestra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-XAjbPCDmc&showinfo=0&autohide=1 KATICA ILLENYI | RAVEL | BOLERO | ISTVAN SILLO & GYOR...

MANIC MONDAY | Cellist, Nicholas Yee – ‘Star Wars’ Medley for Solo Cello [MUST SEE]

Canadian cellist, Nicholas Yee performing his own original 10 minute 'Star Wars' Medley - arranged for Solo Cello .... Funeral Theme ... Imperial March ... Across...

MANIC MONDAY | Vivaldi ‘Four Seasons’ – Arr. Rockn Electric Guitar [VIDEO]

Latvian electric guitarist teen, Laura Lace performing a rockn' cover to 'Summer' from Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons'.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVa37f67Hnc&showinfo=0&autohide=1 LAURA LACE | VIVALDI | SUMMER FROM 'THE FOUR SEASONS'...

MANIC MONDAY | 9-Part A Cappella ‘Pokemon GO’ Battle Theme [MUST SEE]

  YouTuber, Smooth McGroove's new 9-part split-screen a cappella arrangement of Pokemon Go's ubiquitous 'Battle Theme' .... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdDu6Mp64c4&showinfo=0&autohide=1  

MANIC MONDAY | Cellist, Sol Gabetta – Digitally-Projected Elgar [MUST SEE]

Argentine cellist, Sol Gabetta performing Elgar's Cello Concerto - like never seen before ... Produced by the BBC Proms, the new light tracking technology has turned the...

MANIC MONDAY | The Beethoven Humanoid Robot Choir [VIDEO]

Meet the "Mirai Capsule" - a newly-formed choir of 14 humanoid robots performing Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Created by SoftBank Mobile and Aldebaran Robotics, the ensemble...

MANIC MONDAY | Star Wars Lightsaber Violin Bows [VIDEO]

The students of the École de l'Harmonie St Édouard and École secondaire de La Seigneurie, in Quebec performing John Williams' classic 'Star Wars' Theme -...

MANIC MONDAY | Step-By-Step Guide to Building Itzhak Perlman from LEGO [MUST SEE]

YouTuber WowBrickArt’s step-by-step tutorial on building Itzhak Perlman from LEGO ... Also available for the Casals and Oistrakh Quartets, cellist Jacqueline du Pre and...

MANIC MONDAY | Richardo from Sweden – Violinist & World Glass Balance Champion [MUST SEE]

Glass balance world champion and violinist, Richardo from Sweden performing Offenbach's 'Can Can' - with 10 wine glasses and a rubber balloon balanced on his...

MANIC MONDAY | Steve Vai – Paganini Caprice #5 (Arr. Electric Guitar) [VIDEO]

Classic footage from the 1985 musical feature film 'Crossroads', featuring legendary electric guitarist Steve Vai - dueling it out over Paganini's 5th Violin Caprice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z071pmsu-ZU&showinfo=0&autohide=1 STEVE...

MANIC MONDAY | Video Guide to Becoming a Classical Musician [LOL VIDEO]

Canada’s CBC Music presents a newly-released video guide to becoming a classical musician. “Step 4. Practice for the rest of your life …. Step 5....

MANIC MONDAY | Piano CATcerto for Cat and Orchestra [WTF]

Introducing, Nora the Piano Cat … performing Lithuanian composer, Mindaugas Piecaitis’ CATcerto for Piano and Orchestra … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omn7Qhku_sQ&showinfo=0&autohide=1 NORA THE PIANO CAT | MINDAUGAS PIECAITIS...

MANIC MONDAY | The Absolute Mind-Blowing Pyro-Trombone [WTF]

Introducing the ‘Pyro-Trombone!’ “The public dislikes trombone concerts … we must therefore innovate and be absolutely mind blowing,” inventor, Valentin Guerin has said. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jcm0igXG1oI&showinfo=0&autohide=1 PYRO-TROMBONE |...

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist, Laurie Anderson – ‘My Special New Song for Dogs!’ [VIDEO]

Legendary violinist, composer, artist and filmmaker, Laurie Anderson speaks to late night talk host, Stephen Colbert about her experimental new project - ‘Special Songs...

MANIC MONDAY | “Can’t Feel My Face” – By the Joyous String Quartet [CUTE]

The New-York based Joyous String Quartet, known as the 'youngest string quartet, ever!', performs their own new special rendition of The Weeknd’s pop hit single...

MANIC MONDAY | ‘Goldberg Variations’ – For 11 String Players and 9 Dancers [WTF]

Glasgow-based string orchestra, ‘Scottish Ensemble’ and Swedish dance company, ‘Andersson Dance’ performing an ambitious new version of Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’ - for 11 string...

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