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MUSIC FUN

Nicola Benedetti

Internationally-renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti has found a new duet partner to join in her practice sessions: her pet dog. Nicola Benedetti in 2013. Image...

A Russian marksman chose some unusual instruments to perform the Ode to Joy from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony: a pair of handguns. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNFlAzVhSVw The footage shows Vitaly...
Tosca

The new opera season is getting under way around the world, so we thought we’d do our bit to encourage you to become an...
piano

The idea of purposefully smashing up a piano to see what it sounds like probably seems quite absurd to most people, especially if you’re...

The aria "Der Hölle Rache" from The Magic Flute is known for its fast pace, its grandiosity and its hard-to-hit high notes: in fact,...

It’s quite rare for the general public to catch a glimpse of a recording session, and when such videos are released, what we get...
cows

A brave news reporter decided recently to try his hand at impressing a full barn of cows with his banjo playing. Cows in a...

It’s always being claimed that people no longer have the patience or focus to sit through an entire symphony, let alone a full concert. Rainer...

When it was released in late 2010, "Rolling in the Deep" became an instant hit, and it was praised as an epic foot-stomping pop...
Screenshot

Search for any classical music piece or performance on Youtube and you are likely to stumble upon a plethora of comments that are critical...