COFFEE BREAK | Hitler's New Orchestra
We couldn't resist sharing this one. Hitler insists on being the concertmaster... "All those who don't know the difference between violin and viola, leave the room."
COFFEE BREAK | The Queen of the Night Aria, For Whistler
This is footage was shot at a private party at Joshua Bell’s home in NYC (seen snickering in the background) in 2011. Performing is professional whistler Michael Barimo – who hits the deadly high F in Mozart’s Queen of the Night Aria with ease. For more, check out a New York Times profile about him here
COFFEE BREAK | Composers And Their Cats
A collection of photos with classical music composers posing with their beloved cats.
COFFEE BREAK | Reno erat Rudolphus or Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer?
(via) In the spirit of Advent, we give you Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, translated to latin, and composed using a Gregorian chant melody. (The fun things you can do with music degrees!). Though you probably won't hear this sung at a church anytime soon, this is very well done!
COFFEE BREAK | Donald Trump Humiliates Himself By Saying He's "Good Friends" With Pavarotti
U.S. President Donald Trump makes a fool of himself at a press conference by mispronouncing Verdi and lying about being "good friends" with Pavarotti.
COFFEE BREAK | Bad Singer Reviews
Singers recite particularly nasty comments written about them by music critics.
COFFEE BREAK | Chopin Boogie Woogie
Filmed on location at Domaine Forget, Québec, Canada, pianist Matt Herskowitz plays his version of Chopin's most famous étude, all in one take.
COFFEE BREAK | Sh*t Classical Musicians Say
If you are a classical musician, or know one, you will have heard of few of these doozies...
COFFEE BREAK | The Man Who Hears Colour
Meet Neil Harbisson, a 31 year old colour blind artist from Camden, London who suffers from achromatopsia, a rare condition which means he can only see in black and white. He claims he can now 'hear' colours after having an 'eyeborg' antenna implanted into his skull. After wearing the "electronic eye" for over 10 years, the he uses it to picks up colour frequencies through a camera and transforms them into sound vibrations.