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The Music Hour: Bohemian Rhapsody

I came across this great talent of a musician by the name of Jarrod Radnich playing one of my favourite tunes the Bohemian Rhapsody by Freddie Mercury (Queen). Great interpretation of this masterpiece and superb overall clip directing. I hope you enjoy the ride with this clip – because it […]

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The Music Hour: Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Once in a while I like to share some of my favourite music I come across on the web. This is one performance I came across lately of a very popular composition by the Spanish composer Francisco Tarrega called “Recuerdos de la Alhambra” – translated to “Memories of Alhambra”. Alhambra (Qalat […]

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The Godfather Conducts his Extended Family

A wonderful moment where the Godfather finally decides to conduct his family playing themes from the Godfather movie; though it seems they don’t always agree. Or is it Danny DeVito doing the conducting? Could go both ways, but hope you enjoy anyway this weekend and don’t you forget to order […]

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The Music Hour: Heading East, again!

Here is another composition worth watching/hearing. It’s by the Nader Abbassi Orchestra a Swiss/Egyptian Conductor also with solid classical music conducting experience; his profile site here. The performance is of Egyptian movie scores; here a composition by Moudy Al Imam for a film named “A Message to the Governor”. Reason […]

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Antonín Dvořák; Slovanic Dance

The Slavonic Dances are a series of 16 orchestral pieces composed by Antonín Dvořák in 1878 and 1886 and published in two sets as Op. 46 and Op. 72 respectively. Originally written for piano four hands, the Slavonic Dances were inspired by Johannes Brahms’s own Hungarian Dances and were orchestrated […]

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Stories of the Violin; Jules Massenet Meditation from Thaïs

The beautiful sounds/stories of the violin; will be posting some of my favourite works for the violin and more importantly my favourite interpretations of these works. Here is a great performance by dutch violinist Janine Jansen – her majestic performance/expressions certainly reflect the story of this beautiful composition; kind of makes […]

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Ali Ismail; A Great Egyptian Composer

Beautiful film music composed by an Egyptian icon Aly Ismail (1922-1974); one of the great composers of our time. This is a small tribute to this genius whose music speaks of Egypt pure and simple. The film is essentially a comedy that tells a beautiful story of a man who […]

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Cinema Greats: Anthony Quinn

Preface I’ve always been captivated by cinema – particularly older movies; I one that has no problem watching movies multiple times. A big part of any movie of course are the actors, so I decided to post documentaries of some of my favourite ones. Anthony Quinn This is certainly one […]

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