One of our authors in residence just happens to by a huge bat-fan. So, a big hat tip to the Piano Guys for making Mystro’s day. 🙂
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Ask any cellist. They’ll tell you about what’s it’s like to play the cello part of Pachebel’s Canon in D. It’s the same 8 notes over and over and over again. The good news is, it’s easy to memorize. The bad news is you don’t know when to stop. There’s a rumor floating around that . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Classical Music Interlude – Pachelbel’s Canon in D via the Piano Guys
Story behind the song: There are few “hooks” in the movie-music world that are as grabby as the Bourne Identity Soundtrack riff (starts at 0:29). Like the movie series, its intensity commands attention. We just had to figure out a way to use it. In our usual style, we thought we’d create an “action . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Friday Musical Interlude – Bourne Vivaldi – The Piano Guys
Skydiving with a cello = Awesome.
“Happy Together” is a 1967 song from The Turtles‘ album of the same name. Released in February 1967, the song knocked The Beatles‘ “Penny Lane” out of the #1 slot for three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. It was the group’s only chart-topper. “Happy Together” reached #12 . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Muscial Interude – So Happy Together – The Piano Guys
It has been a long winter here in Canada. Not particularly cold, but the washed out monotones of the season begun to wear on even the most study of us by March. The answer, the magic tonic, is great music, great musicians and verdently great scenery from Hawaii, no less!
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Often here at DWR CMI Fridays we see the classics being performed by serious musicians doing serious things and it is majestic and wonderful, but it’s not all there is. Far from it. Steven Sharp Nelson, a cellist and member of the Piano Guys represents, for me, what being a musician is all about. He . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Musical Interlude – What Music Is About – The Piano Guys