Sure, "Moonlight Sonata" is one of the loveliest songs for a reflective and pensive moment, but what if it were covered in a FREAKIN' EPIC arrangement? Read the rest
Depths of Antiquity is Julius Horsthuis' hypnotic slow-motion dive into fractals generated from images of churches, castles and other imposing edifices of yesteryear. It's perfectly complemented by Beethoven. Read the rest
Wendy (then Walter) Carlos's 1971 Moog synthesizer re-imagination of Ludwig Van Beethoven's "Ode to Joy," from the final movement of his Ninth Symphony. Of course, Carlos's music was used in Stanley Kurbrick's film A Clockwork Orange. Happy 245th birthday Ludwig van Beethoven!
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[Video Link]. YouTube viewer comment: "I liked the part where they played the opening chords of the symphony."
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