Music

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The spirit of childhood … Hello, Brother (Louis Armstrong)

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2Cellos perform AC/DC’s Thunderstruck.  For any who may think classical cellists can’t challenge the likes of Alan Parsons Project or Dire Straits.

[…] Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser take the stage decked out in old time garb to play for audience of corseted women and powder-wigged men who have come to enjoy some classical cello, and everything begins exactly as you’d expect with the two men launching into a classical piece. But a sudden glint in the eye from one to the other begins the transformation of the track into a feverishly performed rendition of AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ to a stunned silent crowd.

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Rhapsody in Blue (George Gershwin)

Leonard Bernstein conducts the New York Philharmonic and plays piano in a performance of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Ed Sheeran with Andrea Bocelli  …  Perfect Symphony

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Moment of Peace … in the wild.

 

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Bono and Chris Martin sing “One for my Baby” with a cameo by Sean Penn broadcast November 30 in a AIDs awareness campaign.

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Bruno Mars – Just The Way You Are

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Adele – Set Fire To The Rain (Live at The Royal Albert Hall)

 

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Despacito – Peter Bence

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Leonard Cohen is among only a handful of artists nominated for a Grammy in 2018.  You Want it Darker (also the title of his last album before he passed away just 12 months ago) is arguably his coming to terms with his impending death, and making peace with himself.  And his maker (the latter probably to atone for having inflicted on the world, “Hallelujah”).

 

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