Thursday, April 25, 2019

MANIC MONDAY | Maissi Juttu – Concerto for Vacuum Cleaner, Clothes Line & Feather Duster … [WHAT]

Multi-talented Finnish musician and internet personality Maissi Juttu performing the vacuum cleaner, clothes line, feather duster and more …   https://www.facebook.com/classicalmusicdaily/videos/342932829763739/?v=342932829763739

MANIC MONDAY | The Violinist’s Personal Care Routine [ROFL]

Turkish violinist Efdal Altun steps us through his own unique morning personal care routine ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFD3qkxJHaw  

MANIC MONDAY | The Shirtless Violinist – Themes From ‘Mary Poppins’ [WHAT]

Youtube phenom, Matthew Olshefski (aka The Shirtless Violinist) and pianist Johnny Walsh performing the themes from the Mary Poppins soundtrack. “The songs from the classic 60s musical are some of the best and...

MANIC MONDAY | -12 Degree Ice Instrument Orchestra [WOAH]

An orchestra, high in the Italian Dolomites, comprised entirely of glacial orchestral instruments ... carved from ice ... Recorded live in the -12 degree Igloo...

MANIC MONDAY | ‘Bouncy’ Bach Solo Cello Sonatas [WOAH]

Nomadic wild cello goblin, Rushad Eggleston performing Bach's Solo Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major ...   https://www.facebook.com/rushad.eggleston/videos/830694360595574/

MANIC MONDAY | Cellist Steven Isserlis – Mid-Performance String SNAP … [WOAH]

British cellist Steven Isserlis' mid-performance string SNAP ... Recorded live at the 11th of December, 2017 - at the Milan Conservatory. "A string breaking during a recital I...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Husak String Quartet – Theme from ‘Friends’ [LOL]

The Czech-based Husak String Quartet performing The Rembrandts I'll be There For You ... from the 90s hit show Friends ...   https://www.facebook.com/HusakovoQuarteto/videos/2167161300208426/    

MANIC MONDAY | The Shirtless Violinist – ‘Let It Go’ From ‘Frozen’ [WHAT]

Youtube phenom, Matthew Olshefski (aka The Shirtless Violinist) performing Let It Go from Disney's musical fantasy, Frozen. "Seeing as I’m a big fan of the movie, I couldn’t...

MANIC MONDAY | TwoSet Violin & Hilary Hahn – Paganini Hula Hooping [WHAT]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin performing Paganini’s 24th Solo Caprice hula hooping … with very special guest … Recorded live on the 30th November, 2018...

MANIC MONDAY | Lola & Hauser – Queen’s ‘We Are the Champions’ (Arr. Cello/Piano) [EPIC]

Instagram phenoms Lola Astanova and Hauser present Queen's epic classic We are the Champions ... arranged for piano and cello ...   https://youtu.be/1gJadngAhfk LOLA ASTANOVA & HAUSER |...

MANIC MONDAY | Guns N’ Roses – ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ (Arr. Solo Violin) [ROCK-ON]

18-year old Icelandic violinist Baldur Dyrford performing Guns No'Roses' hit rock track Sweet Child o' Mine .... arranged for solo violin ....   https://youtu.be/QKExkx2Xh20?t=35s BALDUR BYRFORD |...

MANIC MONDAY | Sawing a Violin in Half Performance Art Piece … [WHAT]

Violinist Emily Ondracek-Peterson performing George Maciunas' 1962 Fluxus performance art piece ... Solo for Violin ... including the sawing and total mutilation of the instrument and bow. Recorded live...

MANIC MONDAY | VC Artist Sergey Malov – The Sibelius Violin Concerto Horse Trot [NEIGH]

VC Artist Sergey Malov performing the final movement from the Sibelius Violin Concerto ... horse back! Don't try this at home ...

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Takes A Dip in the Versace Mansion Pool … [WHAT]

New York-based violinist Danielle Marien Turano performing in the 1 million dollar 24K gold mosaic Versace Mansion pool - in Miami Beach, Florida, United States. Video...

MANIC MONDAY | Pauline Lee … The 10-Year-Old Hula-Hooping Violinist [WOOT]

Meet Pauline Lee ... the 10-year-old hula-hooping violinist ... Recorded live at the 2018 Heifetz International Music Institute, in Staunton, Virginia, USA.  

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men – ‘1812 Overture’ [BOOM]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono and Tristan Clarke from The Melodica Men present Tchaikovsky's iconic, 1812 Overture… arranged for two mouth-blown melodicas …   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3L_jYY2KC8 JOE BUONO & TRISTAN CLARKE | MELODICA MEN | TCHAIKOVSKY...

MANIC MONDAY | The New Relaxed Arrangement of Dinicu’s ‘Hora Staccato’ [HUH]

Nexus Chamber Orchestra's violinist Brian Hong and cellist Alexander Hersh present a new relaxed arrangement of Dinicu's Hora Staccato ....    

MANIC MONDAY | Introducing The Remote-Controlled Water-Craft Violin … [WHAT]

Introducing the remote-controlled water-craft violin ... We have a lot of questions ...

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men – ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ [AWESOME]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono and Tristan Clarke from The Melodica Men present Queens’ iconic, Bohemian Rhapsody… arranged for two mouth-blown melodicas …   https://youtu.be/-vqRuoctWnk JOE BUONO & TRISTAN CLARKE | MELODICA MEN | QUEENS...

MANIC MONDAY | A Violin Made Entirely From Popsicle Sticks [WHAT]

YouTube phenon Geno Samuel presents his latest creation ... a violin made entirely from popsicle sticks .... "It took me a few months to make a...

MANIC MONDAY | Luthier Jacob von der Lippe – ‘Five Most Common Types of Violin Makers’ [LOLZ]

Norwegian luthier Jacob von der Lippe walks us through the 5 most common types of violin makers ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDjgrRzJSwY JACOB VON DER LIPPE | FIVE MOST COMMON TYPES...

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Baron Buika – Warning: Don’t Try This at Home! [MUST SEE]

Breathtaking archival footage of Hungarian violinist Baron Buika - performing live on the Ed Sullivan Show, in 1959. Warning: Do not try this at home! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qlGWVc90Ac&showinfo=0&autohide=1 BARON BUIKA |...

MANIC MONDAY | Blondie’s ‘Call Me’ in Violin Virtual Reality [WHOA]

Inspired by the science fiction film Ready Player One, violinist Margarita Krein presents Blondie's hit single, 'Call Me' ... in violin virtual reality ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1f9962m5rfg&feature=youtu.be MARGARITA KREIN...

MANIC MONDAY | Meet Lara … the Mini Maestra [CUTE]

Meet ... Lara, the budding young conductor from Kyrgyzstan ... conducting the Central Church of Kyryzstan choir ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE9r1LkRCV0

MANIC MONDAY | TwoSet Violin – ‘Wieniawski & Chopin Double Violin Concerto’ [HUH]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin give a musical tribute to Poland ... with a fun mash-up of Bach's Double Violin Concerto meets Wieniawski and Chopin ... Recorded...

MANIC MONDAY | Disney’s ‘It’s a Small World’ (Arr. For 4 Miniature Cellos) [WTF]

YouTube sensation's JHMJams present Disney's 'It's a Small World' ... arranged for four 1/10th and 1/8th sized children's cellos .... Featuring cellists: Ken Kubota, Thomas Mesa, Guilherme...

MANIC MONDAY | Introducing the Classical Music SoulCycle Spinning Class [WOOT]

Ensemble Connect, Carnegie Hall's classical music professional development fellowship program members this week gave a special performance to celebrate the new year ... at...

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men … ‘Star Wars’ Medley (Arr. 3 Mouth Melodicas) [AWESOME]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono & Tristan Lane Clarke from The Melodica Men present a medley from the Star Wars saga films … arranged for three...

MANIC MONDAY | Meet the Violin-Playing Automobile … [WHAT]

Introducing the violin playing car ...  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MdRCLmLkAA

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men … Mussorgsky’s ‘Night on Bald Mountain’ [SPOOKY]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono & Tristan Lane Clarke from The Melodica Men present a very special, spooky Mussorgsky's 'Night on Bald Mountain' … arranged for...

MANIC MONDAY | Handel’s ‘The Hallelujah Chorus’ … for Handbell Choir [WOW]

The Colorado-based Forté Handbell Quartet performing Handel's ... 'Hallelujah Chorus' from 'The Messiah' ... arranged for a 4 percussionist handbell choir. Recorded live on October 6th,...

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men … Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ [WHOA]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono & Tristan Lane Clarke from The Melodica Men present George Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' … arranged for two mouth-blown melodicas … and...

MANIC MONDAY | Vivaldi’s ‘Spring’ … for A Cappella Vocal Quintet [HUH]

Vivaldi's 'Spring' from 'The Four Seasons' ... like you've never heard before .... Presented by acclaimed Israeli female unaccompanied vocal ensemble, Carmel A-Cappella. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uxs5O6hMBvg&showinfo=0&autohide=1 CARMEL A-CAPPELLA VOCAL...

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men … ‘Jupiter’ from Holst’s ‘Planets’ [HUH]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono & Tristan Lane Clarke from The Melodica Men present 'Jupiter' from Holst's 'The Planets' … arranged for two mouth-blown melodicas …. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4-M0GPy8rY&showinfo=0&autohide=1 JOE...

MANIC MONDAY | Sally Cooper – DJ Calvin Harris ‘This is What You Came For’ (Arr. Violin) [VIDEO]

Youtube sensation, Australian electric violinist Sally Cooper covering DJ Calvin Harris' 2016 club smash hit 'This is What You Came For' ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56YKyxFlSZs&autohide=1 SALLY COOPER |...

MANIC MONDAY | Vienna Chamber Orchestra’s Surprise Concert Guest [OMG]

As the Vienna Chamber Orchestra was performing last month at the Izmir Festival in Turkey … a special surprise guest dropped by unannounced ......

MANIC MONDAY | YouTube Sensation, Violinist Jenny Yun – “Russian Roulette” [CRAY]

Meet South Korean YouTube sensation, Jenny Yun and her newly-released energetic K-Pop violin cover of Red Velvet's 'Russian Roulette' ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ym2MIjiGIXQ&showinfo=0&autohide=1 VIOLINIST JENNY YUN  | RED VELVET...

MANIC MONDAY | Introducing the Marionette Puppet Cellist … [WOW]

Meet Hungarian-born Irish-based street puppeteer, Ettenoiram …. and his marionette cellist friend … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CtNd56JSkk&showinfo=0&autohide=1 ETTENOIRAM | THE BEATLES | SHE LOVES YOU | CELLO MARIONETTE

MANIC MONDAY | Bach ‘Chaconne’ (Arr. 4 Double Basses & Octobass) [VIDEO]

Introducing Bach's 'Chaconne' in D Minor .... arranged for four double basses and octobass. Recorded live at the 2015 Mardi Graves Festival, in Montpellier, France...

MANIC MONDAY | ‘Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso’ (Arr. Solo Erhu) [MUST SEE]

Acclaimed Chinese traditional stringed instrument soloist Sun Huang performing Saint-Saens' 'Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso' ... arranged for solo erhu ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4aOmJgUbM4&showinfo=0&autohide=1 SAINT-SAENS | INTRODUCTION AND RONDO CAPRICCIOSO...

MANIC MONDAY | The Colorado Symphony’s New Special Guest Conductor [KOOKY]

Colorado Symphony Orchestra performing John William's theme from 'Jurassic Park' at this year's Comic Con festival ... with a very special new Guest Conductor...

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 -...

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