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#1809552 - 12/20/11 09:17 PM Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching  
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The incredible piano artistry of Stan Whitmire on one of the most beautiful songs to ever come out of the movies...





This is why I keep practicing...but not even in my wildest dreams...

What are you checking out these days?

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#1809556 - 12/20/11 09:25 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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I've been watching this a lot:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/dxz2UfCYtQk

(couldn't get it to embed??)

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#1809559 - 12/20/11 09:44 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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Listening to Leszek Mozdzer's latest album, "The Law And The Fist" from "Komeda" - a tribute to Krzysztof Komeda, Polish jazz pianist and movie-score composer. Beautifully sad and melancholic, with hints of hope. The piece is 11 minutes long so give it time to grow on you! Not quite jolly Christmas music LOL smile This guy is amazing.





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#1809562 - 12/20/11 09:50 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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#1809630 - 12/20/11 11:35 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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I am addicted to these guys.. and the muppets....


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#1809637 - 12/20/11 11:41 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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I've been listening to this video of a Wim Mertens song, "Not Me," somewhat compulsively the past week. It's rather different than his usual stuff. The first time I listened to it I thought the vocals were way too weird... what with the slight lag, or whatever it is they're doing to the two voices in the production, trying to listen to the words is like trying to catch a wisp of smoke. I'm still not positive what language they're speaking, and it may not even be the same one. After about the tenth time I watched the video, though, I broke down and ordered the album.


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#1809662 - 12/21/11 12:09 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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She's probably one of the best stride pianists on YT, and one of the best and most talented who play and compete in the "ragitime circuit".



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#1809679 - 12/21/11 12:28 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: CebuKid]  
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Originally Posted by CebuKid
She's probably one of the best stride pianists on YT, and one of the best and most talented who play and compete in the "ragitime circuit".

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/2J43SchbNl4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


That was great, not really my kind of music, but I did enjoy it, crazy hands! thanks for sharing.
BTW, what is a 'stride pianist'? I have very little knowledge of musical terms, or much of anything piano related actually :-/


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#1809807 - 12/21/11 07:46 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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No, I never heard of Stan Whitmire before either, and found him by accident (serendipitously) while searching for vocal versions of "Through the Eyes..."


For those of you who, like me, want to hear more here's his website:


Stan Whitmire


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#1968971 - 10/05/12 03:41 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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At this particular moment in time, this is my favorite thing in the world:



I'm not 100% sure, but that might be Glenn Gould playing the Prelude to Partita 1 in B flat major

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#1968985 - 10/05/12 06:23 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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I don't think I will ever get tired of this:



Also enjoying a lot Dave Frank's Channel smile


- Please, forgive my bad English smile

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#1968990 - 10/05/12 07:08 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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Not piano related; this is something I'll be singing in a couple of weeks so I looked it up. Just beautiful (not sure we can quite match the vocal blend of Polyphony though):



  • Debussy - Le Petit Nègre, L. 114
  • Haydn - Sonata in Gm, Hob. XVI/44

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#1968992 - 10/05/12 07:25 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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Right now I'm watching lessons on Baroque Opera, and this is just awesome!



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#1968996 - 10/05/12 07:38 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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Right now, trying to pump myself up to start doing my university homework...


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#1969086 - 10/05/12 11:58 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TheodorN]  
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If you have the opportunity to see her live by all means do so:

A few more if you like,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HcKrd3K8_A
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rxYw7Y45Eo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkMcHUULU_A


#1969250 - 10/05/12 08:46 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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Great thread John, I predict it will be around for years!

Here is a dark piece I really like...From the Movie Donnie Darko...




#1969314 - 10/06/12 02:00 AM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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Mark, I love that tune. A 'Tears for Fears' original. I have my own version of it I play once in a while.

Here is the piano video that has me in awe as well as puts a lump in my throat. What an incredible performance and to think someone turned on a shop vac at the 1:30 point!


<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/X6fkdM25utY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Crap, my video won't embed.

Here's the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6fkdM25utY

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#1969546 - 10/06/12 06:16 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: Andy Platt]  
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Originally Posted by Andy Platt
Not piano related; this is something I'll be singing in a couple of weeks so I looked it up. Just beautiful (not sure we can quite match the vocal blend of Polyphony though):

...


Beautiful. I love the ethereal quality of this kind of stuff.



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#1970305 - 10/08/12 01:00 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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One of my favorites...Steely Dan's Aja...


#1970349 - 10/08/12 02:48 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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Andrew Furmanczyk (Lypur) and his friend...


#1970352 - 10/08/12 02:57 PM Re: Music Videos on YT - What you're Watching [Re: TrapperJohn]  
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This is fun...



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