Tuesday, September 24, 2019

MANIC MONDAY | ‘Goldberg Variations’ (Arr. 11 String Players & 9 Dancers) [WHAT]

The Scottish Ensemble and Swedish dance company, Andersson Dance performing an ambitious new interoperation of Bach’s Goldberg Variations - for 11 string players and 9...

MANIC MONDAY | VC Artist Ray Chen – The Equine Recital [WHAT]

VC Artist Ray Chen performing a private recital for his equine friends … “A serenade to the horses for all the bow hairs I’ve...

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Guy Braunstein – The One Man Band [LOL]

Israeli violinist Guy Braunstein performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto ... accompanied by himself ...  

MANIC MONDAY | VC Artist Sergey Malov – Paganini’s ‘Il Carnevale di Venezia’ [WTF]

VC Artist Sergey Malov performing Paganini's Il Carnevale di Venezia ...     https://www.facebook.com/smalov/videos/2415671915345316/

MANIC MONDAY | Bach Cello Suite No. 1 (Arr. For Farting Hands) [EWW]

Internet sensation Procappella performing the Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 ... in hand farts ...   https://youtu.be/ORF2HSPxLmE?t=4

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist VC Artist Ray Chen – Bottle Cap Challenge [YAAAS]

VC Artist Ray Chen accepts the Bottle Cap viral internet challenge … The newest Internet challenge taking the net by storm requires participants to...

MANIC MONDAY | Piano Comedy Legend Victor Borge, 1968 [OMG-ROFL]

Danish comedian, conductor and pianist Victor Borge doing what he did best .... Recorded live on the NBC Dean Martin Variety Show in 1968. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKeqaDSjy98

MANIC MONDAY | Gautier Capuçon’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cello Choir [GOT]

Superstar French cellist Gautier Capuçon with the laureates of the 2019 Fondation Louis Vuitton Classe d’Excellence de Violoncelle performing the opening theme to 'Game...

MANIC MONDAY | Fiddlerman – Violin Party Tricks For Fooling Your Friends [VIDEO]

Internet sensation Fiddlerman shares a few violin practical jokes -  for tricking your colleagues and orchestral stand partners ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIIWg6WWb3s      

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Hilary Hahn Takes A Swim in Her Concert Gown [WHAT]

American violinist Hilary Hahn taking a post-concert swim this week in the Northern Lakes of Bergen, Norway ... in her concert gown ... "Always wanted...

MANIC MONDAY | VC Artist Sergey Malov – Mendelssohn Octet (Arr. For One Man) [WOW]

VC Artist violinist, violist and violoncello da spallist Sergey Malov ... performing the Mendelssohn Octet ... all by himself ...  

MANIC MONDAY | Richardo – 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 | Step-By-Step Guide for Building Itzhak Perlman from LEGO [WHAT]

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 | YouTuber Andrew Huang – ‘Air’ on an Actual G String [WTF]

Um …. Youtube sensation Andrew Huang takes on Johann Sebastian Bach’s Air on the G String …. played entirely on ladies' underwear. We have no more...

MANIC MONDAY | Introducing the Moto-Viola … [VROOM]

Turkish violist Efdal Altun takes us on a high-speed two-stroke crisp-downshifting spin....  

MANIC MONDAY | J.S. Bach … As A Pancake [WHAT]

Washington State illustrator Nathan Shields steps us through the art of baking your own Johann Sebastian Bach pancakes …   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAdoVyT8Xg0    

MANIC MONDAY | TwoSetViolin – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto BACKWARDS … [WHAT]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major ... BACKWARDS!   https://youtu.be/O2KZ7BWlut4

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 | 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...

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