Sunday, September 19, 2010

J.S. Bach reinvented? TAP DANCING!

I love it when 300 year old classics show their staying power such as this Brandenburg Concerto No. 3.

I used to be a fan of the Swingle Singers singing Bach. I'm happy to have found them on YOUTUBE as well. Here they are singing something my mother played frequently on the organ. It's called Fantasia and Fugue in G Minor.

This is the first visual I've ever had of these singers, and it's intriguing to me, but I don't need it to enjoy their music.

--> What do you think?

If you want to meet the inspiration behind the Swingle Singers, here's Ward Swingle himself, rehearsing a very uplifting Bach piece from 2008:

Ha-ha! Even a French quote as his final quote: Viva la mystere (Long live mysteries = Es lebe das Mysterienspiel).