I found this a kick to watch. And of course I played this a number of times some years ago. Yes, I know these aren’t the proper instruments … but it just made me smile. Hope you do too! Clever and fun!
Crescendo up, diminuendo down.
My heart it pounds at lessons.
I’m sight reading, she’s got me now,
I didn’t practice and she caught me
Beatboxers and a Choir combine … and here are the results … this was for a Vicks commercial. I love it!
Here’s the making of:
Kind of fun to see Emanuel Ax having fun too!
You have to get past the little “oops” at the beginning and another that comes a bit later. But this is great fun! I doubt I’ll ever hear Strauss the same again. (I think I like this better!)
Great fun! Thanks, dk! :-)
One thing about Peter Schickele’s PDQ Bach stuff is you really have to play it well. And these young musicians do a great job!
And … um … HEY!
… and then there’s this, from just a few year back:
I’d love to know the story behind this group!!
… and ain’t she sweet?
I don’t know how many of you have experienced the First Clapper, but sometimes it can be pretty darn annoying! It’s especially distracting when we are playing a piece that ends with near silence, and the clapper, in order to let everyone know that he knows it’s done, jumps in just a smidge sooner than anyone else would prefer. But still … do we rely on them? What if we didn’t have them? Hmmm?
Many thanks to The Omniscient Mussel for bringing this to my attention!