Monday, December 9, 2013

Five minutes, thirty-four seconds of gorgeous

There’s a group called The Piano Guys that normally consists of four guys who play the piano. Sometimes, though, the make-up of the group apparently changes.

For your listening pleasure and edification, here is one of the guys on piano and one of the guys on cello -- I don’t know where the other two guys are -- playing “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” (5:34).

This one you may definitely want to listen to more than once. It’s that good.

5 comments:

  1. Thank you dear Santa for reminding me of one of my favourite carols. The music oozes longing and a certain desperation. I used to sing it back in the day when I was a choirboy....

    O come, O come, Emmanuel,
    and ransom captive Israel,
    that mourns in lonely exile here
    until the Son of God appear.
    Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel,
    shall come to thee o Israel!

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  2. Sublime. That was the best musical experience I've had for a long time.
    It's a tricky one to sing 'tho'. Especially when you're 11 and have just joined the church choir.

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  3. Beautiful!

    See if this link works. It's their version of "Angels We Have Heard on High" and you'll see guys playing a piano in a way you probably never have before!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n543eKIdbUI

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  4. That was far more beautiful than I expected. I love piano and strings. A fine piece indeed.

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