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VIDEO: Why Stewart Copeland, Police Founding Member/Drummer, Has Turned to Composing Opera

Stewart Copeland during technical rehearsals for his opera The Invention of Morel You may know Stewart Copeland as a founding member of the band the Police, but did you know he’s also composed works for orchestra, ballets, and even operas? His music has also been featured in countless [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|

“Single Ladies” Set to Shostakovich Proves That Beyoncé Can Slay All Day, Even to Classical Music

Is there anything Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter cannot do? YouTuber unconservatory has proved that the choreography to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” looks good even set to Shostakovich. In the video below, you can see her dance to the syncopated rhythms of the scherzo from Shostakovich’s 10th symphony. This isn’t the only time [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|

Hear Adele’s “Send My Love” From Her Grammy Award-Winning Album “25” Arranged for String Quartet

“Wouldn’t it be great if you had a string quartet that could play….?” That’s the question that started Vitamins String Quartet, which recently released arrangements of your favorite Adele songs.

By | February 13th, 2017|

These Gifs of Dorothy Dandrige Will Make You Love “Carmen Jones” Better Than Bizet’s Original Opera

Post for the 1954 film Carmen Jones (Source: doctormacro) If you aren’t familiar with Carmen Jones, the all-African American adaption of Bizet’s Carmen, you sure have been missing out. Carmen Jones was first created as a live theatrical production that premiered on Broadway in 1943. Robert Russell Bennett [...]

By | February 11th, 2017|

German town stops playing kids’ song after vegan complains

BERLIN (AP) — A town in Germany has stopped playing a popular children's song about a fox who steals a goose after a complaint from a vegan. Limburg's town spokesman Johannes Laubach told the dpa news agency Thursday a local woman had asked the mayor to remove the tune from [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|
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